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Over-55s the target of new “luxury” bungalows and villas

A BUNGALOW and villa development has launched its first show home aimed specifically towards people over the age of 55.

Juniper Residential revealed that Muirwood Gardens in Kinross has had a 40% increase in enquiries from Edinburgh buyers in past weeks.

Interest in the development has been strong since sales were launched earlier this year, with 40% of the development sold off-plan and dozens more who have registered interest.

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Photo by Juniper Residential. The show home is open for visitors by appointment Thursday-Monday 10am-5pm.

National Records of Scotland indicate there will be 240,000 more people of pensionable age in Scotland over the next 25 years, an increase of 23.2 per cent from 2018.

Hazel Davies, Sales & Marketing Director for Juniper said: “We’ve been delighted with the strong response to Muirwood Gardens since we launched earlier this year and have seen superb levels of interest from across Scotland and from further afield.

“Prospective buyers have been really taken with the concept of living in their own home within a likeminded community, with all the comforts and security you would expect from a luxury development.”

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Photo by Juniper Residential. Juniper Residential is part of the Cruden Group and the diversification into age-exclusive living is part of the developer’s ambitious plan for growth.

The show home was designed by Get Fully Furnished and is comprised of a mix of 41 two- and three-bedroom bungalows, villas and cottage flats.

The residential areas is located right next to Kinross golf club and will provide residents with a communal club lounge and their own private gardens

Ms Davies added: “We look forward to welcoming people to the show home in the coming months.

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Photo by Juniper Residential. The launch of the show home comes only two weeks prior to the first residents moving in

“We know our prospective buyers have discerning tastes, so a lot of thought has gone into the design of the properties to maximise both comfort and style, and we are delighted with the end result.”

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