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Lincombe Manor

This stunning victorian manor has now been transformed into a luxury retirement village centrepiece, with communal facilities, apartments and spectacular views

Where: Lincombe Manor, Torquay

Purpose: To provide a relaxing and stylish environment for residents in all areas of the new care home.

Creating Comfort:
Residents of Lincombe Manor Care Home in Torquay can enjoy exceptional standards of comfort thanks to a stylish new range of furniture supplied by Shackletons, the UK’s leading provider of specialist furniture for residential care homes. Shackletons the Yorkshire furniture company, which has been creating comfort for more than 50 years designed each area individually to offer a mix of modern and traditional settings for the home’s residents. Key factors for consideration included functionality, practicality, and aesthetics. The project, which was overseen by Shackletons’ Regional Sales Manager, and designed in conjunction with Manor Life and Etre Creative, was delivered on time and within a tight budget. Commenting on the successful completion of the project, James Cooper, Managing Director, Manor Life, said, “Working with Shackletons has been an absolute pleasure. They fully understood our requirements and took great care to ensure that the custom finishes and detailing we specified were perfect. We are maintaining our relationship with them and are looking to install Shackletons furniture in our latest venture in Surrey. Our sincere thanks to all the team for their professionalism and support.”Emily Tyers, Director, Etre Creative also said, “Shackletons have provided an excellent service, from their thoughtful response to the design brief through to production and delivery. We are very pleased with the results and look forward to working with Shackletons in the future.”

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Manor Life develops unique, luxury retirement villages that provide a stylish way of living for a discerning 55+ community. We lead the way in creating beautiful homes in stunning locations, usually developed around a listed building. As you would expect of any wonderful location, our villages are designed with security, service, and comfort at front of mind.

Etre Creative are specialist commercial interior designers, based in Winchester, Hampshire. We pride ourselves in providing a holistic approach to interiors; covering everything from spatial design, historic building research and brand integration to bespoke interior furnishings and finishes. We manage the entire process from concept to installation, offering a friendly, enthusiastic and professional service. Working predominantly in the hospitality and service sectors, we are currently working on projects such as bars, hotels, restaurants, care facilities and offices for clients across the south of England.