The Chocolate Quarter
Raising the bar
The finer things in life
Originally the home of Fry’s chocolate, The Chocolate Quarter retirement village offers luxury retirement living in these completely refurbished iconic buildings. With beautifully designed apartments, elegant spaces and a wealth of impressive eateries and amenities open to the wider community, you can feel part of something special. This is retirement living at its finest with both town and country within easy reach.
There’s a real vibrancy and buzz to The Chocolate Quarter. Thanks in part to our wonderful residents but also because many of the impressive facilities are open to the public, allowing people of all generations to come together to create a stimulating atmosphere. Certain village events and celebrations, such as fayres and concerts, are also open for all to attend. Occasions which ensure The Chocolate Quarter maintains its place as the focal point for the local community.
You can view a map of The Chocolate Quarter here.
We are now offering both in-person and virtual viewings of retirement apartments at The Chocolate Quarter, by appointment. Please call our team to arrange a viewing on 0117 919 4257.
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It's a vibrant, varied community helping shift the idea of moving into a retirement home from a reluctance into a positive lifestyle change. Later living at its best.
Where is The Chocolate Quarter?
The Chocolate Quarter retirement village is right next to the heart of historic Keynsham, a charming market town with plenty of amenities. Cosy cafes, a farmers’ market, performance spaces and parks are all in the area, along with a variety of clubs, social groups and sports facilities.FIND OUT MORE
A beautiful blend of past and present
Step into the grand and elegantly styled atrium and you’ll find all the luxuries of a five star hotel. Modern living meets art deco inspired styling in this lovingly refurbished building. And with a concierge service to look after your every need, you can really sit back and enjoy life.FIND OUT MORE
Sports and well-being facilities
Revitalise body and mind in our luxurious wellness suite. After an energetic session in the gym, take a dip in the indoor pool, unwind in the jacuzzi or let our physiotherapists soothe your aches and pains. If you prefer the great outdoors you’ll find green spaces and fishing available on the River Avon a short stroll away.FIND OUT MORE
Offering a huge range of activities
Whether you want to improve your painting and drawing skills, learn another language or turn your hand to archery, our dedicated team can introduce you to something new. And after a busy day why not watch a film in the cinema, join friends for a drink at the bar or relax in the beautiful roof gardens?FIND OUT MORE
Retirement homes for a modern lifestyle
Experience all the comforts of modern living in a home that combines beauty, function and space. We offer a wide selection of spacious apartments with balconies, gardens or terraces. Choose from one or two bedroom properties designed to the highest specification. With stylish kitchens, en-suite bathrooms and full height windows so you can take in the stunning countryside views.FIND OUT MORE
A vibrant and connected community
As part of the larger Somerdale development, The Chocolate Quarter retirement village is at the heart of a welcoming community and acts as a hub for the surrounding area. All the essentials you need and much more can be found right on your doorstep. This includes a hair salon, restaurant, bar, shops, café, GP surgery and pharmacy. There’s also a range of sports and social facilities within walking distance.FIND OUT MORE
Join us for a free village tour
Explore our stunning apartments with an immersive tour. We're here to guide you through the journey of finding your perfect living space, complete with a freshly ground coffee prepared and served by our excellent baristas, ensuring your tour ends on the perfect note.
Join us every Thursday and Friday for a free tour. To secure your spot, simply call us at 0117 919 4257. Limited spaces are available.
Enjoy cuisine of the highest quality at our elegant Somer Dining or join friends for authentic wood-fired pizza at the B Block Pizzeria. Using fresh and local produce, our expert chefs take pride in producing delicious meals served with care and passion. Our menus change with the seasons so that there’s plenty of variety throughout the year.FIND OUT MORE
Coming soon - Block D
The St Monica Trust is delighted to present plans for the final piece of the development at The Chocolate Quarter.
The Trust has been granted planning permission for the addition of 44 apartments to our blossoming community, to be built on the currently unused ground between the Somerdale Pavilion and the offices in Block C. Construction will start in November 2023 and is due to finish in late 2025. RED Construction has been awarded the contract for building Block D.
Contact our Sales Team to register your interest on 0117 919 4257. Find out more on our Block D website. You can download a PDF about Block D here.FIND OUT MORE
Support at home if you need it
You might need an occasional helping hand with jobs around the home and as time moves on, some extra support from someone you trust is always welcome. Whether you need companionship, help preparing meals or have more complex needs, our friendly village care team are ready to step in. We train and look after our own staff so you can be sure your carer is dedicated and experienced.FIND OUT MORE
Charterhouse care home
Charterhouse is a thoughtfully designed care home, based within The Chocolate Quarter. Our dedicated team of carers provide outstanding personalised care for those in need of long-term nursing, dementia care, rehabilitation, respite and palliative care.Find Out More
Village Care inspected by the Care Quality Commission
All properties are subject to monthly service charge. A surrender fee is payable when the property is returned to the Trust.
Download the Key Facts document for The Chocolate Quarter.
Download the Key Facts for Equity Participation Leases document for The Chocolate Quarter.
Download the Guide to Fees for The Chocolate Quarter.
Download the Guide to Fees for Equity Participation Leases for The Chocolate Quarter.
Prices range from £295,000 - £540,000 (other charges apply)
Our retirement villages
Selection of available properties at The Chocolate Quarter
To see all available properties please visit our Available Now page.
COMING SOON: 4 Brookmead
£525,000 (other charges apply)
Keynsham, Bristol BS31 2GJ
SOLD: 30 River House
£399,000 (other charges apply)
Keynsham, Bristol BS31 2GG