At our recently completed over 55’s development in Chigwell, Aspen Mews, our lifestyle concierge can action and organise a range of activities for you from restaurant reservations, holidays, and vehicle services to golf, pet sitting, and helicopter travel…
There are plenty of lifestyle-enhancing activities nearby our Concierge can organise for you, allowing residents at Aspen Mews to experience the wonders of nature, the sea, wellbeing, and plenty of fresh clean air.
Hainault Forest Country Park, Epping Forest, and Roding Meadows Nature Reserve offer nature lovers such as cyclists, horse riders and walkers, a rich tapestry of diverse landscapes and spectacular views right on their doorstep. Or why not try a round of golf at the prestigious Chigwell Golf Club which proudly boasts one of the highest slope ratings in Essex, with the white tees rated as 138? Meanwhile, beach lovers have a variety of sandy shores to choose from such as Frinton, Clacton, Southend, and West Mersea, whilst sailing enthusiasts flock to the likes of Brightlingsea, Fairlop Waters Sailing Club, and Burnham Yacht Harbour.
For health and wellbeing, Chigwell is home to Virgin Active, David Lloyd, and Nuffield Health, offering the complete health and fitness club experience. Other activities might also include yoga, meditating, shooting, heading to the cinema, museums, and theatre.
2. Restaurant Reservations
If you love your food, you will be spoilt for choice at Aspen Mews. Firstly, Chigwell is home to the renowned ‘Sheesh’ restaurant which earnt ‘Best Fine Dining Restaurant in the UK’ recently. It is located within a stunning grade II listed building, previous Ye Old Kings Head, which has welcomed the likes of Dick Turpin, Winston Churchill, and Arnold Schwarzenegger through its doors. It’s also the second oldest public house in England! However, there are a number of great other options in nearby towns and villages.
For those who fancy taking it up a notch, why not travel into London and indulge in some unforgettable cuisine. The city can be easily reached within 40 minutes via the nearby underground stations of Grange Hill and Chigwell.
3. Helicopter Trips (from next door)
Looking for an exciting adventure? Why not ask your Concierge to arrange a helicopter ride for you and your loved ones? Whether a tour of London from the air or transport to an event elsewhere in the country, we have a Heli-pad less than four miles away.
4. Pet Sitters
There may be a time when your furry friends can’t join you, whether you’re off on holiday, at work, or just out for the day. If you ever need somebody to feed, walk or dog sit, just let our Concierge know and they will be able to recommend and organise a local pet sitter for you.
Essex has some great spa retreats to enjoy, and with the stresses of a pandemic, having a bit of wind-down time with friends or family at a luxury spa retreat might just be the ticket you need. Some of the best spas in the county include:
- Adonia Hammam Spa in Westcliff-on-Sea, which focuses around an authentic Moroccan theme
- Lifehouse Spa in Thorpe-le-Soken is an adults-only spa hotel within 130 acres of beautifully tended gardens near the trendy coastal town Frinton-on-Sea
- Maison Talbooth in Dedham is on the Suffolk/Essex border set within a 19th Century country house
- Greenwoods Hotel & Spa in Stock is surrounded by a pretty environment with its handsome, Tudor-Esque exterior and expansive grounds
- Down Hall Hotel & Spa in Hatfield Heath is a grand building surrounded by 110 acres of parkland, woodland, and landscaped gardens
- Stoke by Nayland Hotel Golf & Spa in Leavenheath is located within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and offers everything you could wish for in a spa getaway
- David Lloyd in Chigwell has an adults-only spa indoors as well as in the garden allowing you to relax and unwind with nature
6. Travel Arrangements
No matter where you are traveling to and how long for, our Concierge can help organise everything for you to include airport transfers, airport lounges, flight bookings, hotel reservations, rental cars, and information about your destination.
From dry cleaning, laundry, and ironing services to organising the delivery of your online food shop or ensuring your fridge is full after you return from your holiday, our Concierge can help.
8. Scheduling Appointments
Whether wanting a hairdresser, dentist, beautician, or doctor’s appointment to name a few, just let our Concierge know and they can action it all for you.
9. Party Planning
Who doesn’t love a special celebration, especially after the year we’ve had with Covid-19!? Our Concierge can research and recommend local suppliers for any occasion, to include 60th birthdays, golden wedding anniversaries, and your grandchildren’s special celebratory days.
10. Vehicle Services
Every apartment has its own parking space at Aspen Mews, meaning your cars can come with you if you move here. When your wheels need their regular services and MOT’s or require picking up due to a cracked windscreen or burst tyre, just ask our Concierge to arrange it all for you with your local mechanic / car dealership.