The McCarthy & Stone Bedford Retirement Living development is located in a quiet residential street just out of the city centre. In this modern dual complex, there are 34 one and two bedroom apartments available for those over 60.
The apartments feature a spacious bedroom, modern kitchen and living room, and are all equipped with a 24-hour emergency call system, intruder alarm and camera entry system that works with a standard TV. Enjoy the landscaped gardens, entertain visitors with a dedicated guest suite and socialize with your neighbours in the homeowners' lounge which has wifi. The development has been designed for wheelchair accessibility and there are also lifts to all floors.
The development is well situated ' there's a pharmacy, medical store, community centre, post office, butcher, delicatessen and church all within walking distance. You'll find a variety of large supermarkets than a mile away and Bedford town centre is less than 2 miles away; or 15 minute bus ride.
Key dates for your diary
Construction start date, sales release and first occupation are still to be confirmed and are subject to planning permission.
Bedford and its surrounding area is a lovely place to live. It's one of England's smallest counties, but is within close proximity to hotspots such as Oxford, Cambridge and London. Bedford is particularly known for its beautiful riverside setting, boasting views of the River Great Ouse, and the remains of the town's medieval castle, Bedford Castle Mound.
The town has plenty of things to do ' for those who like sports, there are several different clubs you can support, including cricket, rowing and rugby. There are lots of restaurants, cafes and shops, and three theatres where you can see everything from exhibitions to live comedy shows. Local markets are held regularly and attract both locals and tourists alike.
Bedford is well connected to the rest of the UK, especially by the Thameslink railway line, which can have you to central London in 35 minutes. Bus routes are available throughout the city and surrounding areas and there are major roads that run around the outskirts to Northampton, Leicester, Luton and Peterborough.
See for yourself
If you would like to investigate the quality and atmosphere of a McCarthy & Stone development, visit our closest site to this development at Elm Tree Court, Huntingdon.