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McCarthy Stone in North East England

New Homes from McCarthy Stone starting from £139,999
Coatham Mundeville, County Durham DL3
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Coatham Mundeville, County Durham DL3 
1 bedroom properties
Horsley Hill, Tyne and Wear NE34
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Horsley Hill, Tyne and Wear NE34
Location Ratings
3.9
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1 - 2 bedroom properties
Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear NE26
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Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear NE26
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Gosforth, Tyne and Wear NE3
From £265,000 - £430,000
Gosforth, Tyne and Wear NE3 
Location Ratings
3.9
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1 - 2 bedroom properties
Hexham, Northumberland NE46
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Hexham, Northumberland NE46
1 - 2 bedroom properties
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear SR2
From £139,999 - £189,999
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear SR2 
1 - 2 bedroom properties

About McCarthy Stone

​McCarthy Stone is the leading housebuilder for retirement properties in the UK. It was formed by John McCarthy and Bill Stone, who became partners in 1975, and focussed on building retirement properties from 1977.

It exclusively builds retirement developments, and it offers three unique age-exclusive accommodation options: Retirement Living, Retirement Living PLUS and Lifestyle Living. Retirement Living offers buyers their own apartments and independent living, with some shared social facilities. Retirement Living PLUS offers the same benefits, but also provides additional support and on-site catering. Lifestyle Living is designed for over-55s who are still active and wanting a new, luxury home.

The company’s developments can be found right across Britain, and it has retirement properties in rural and coastal areas, as well as in major towns and cities.

McCarthy Stone offers Part Exchange, a Smooth Move service, which includes free specialist removals when the time to move arrives and a contribution towards estate agent costs and legal fees, and a Try Before You Buy scheme, which allows prospective buyers the chance to spend two nights at a development.

They won Bronze in the Best Retirement Development category at the WhatHouse? Awards in 2014, 2016, 2017 and 2018 and won the Silver award in 2021 and 2022. Most recently they won Silver in the Best Retirement Home Developer category at the WhatHouse? Awards 2023.

It is the only housebuilder to achieve a five-star rating in the Housebuilding Federation Satisfaction Survey every year since the survey began in 2005

 

McCarthy Stone Whathouse? Awards

  • 2023 - BEST RETIREMENT HOME DEVELOPER - Silver award
  • 2022 - BEST RETIREMENT DEVELOPMENT - Silver award
  • 2021 - BEST RETIREMENT DEVELOPMENT - Silver award
  • 2018 - BEST RETIREMENT DEVELOPMENT - Bronze award
  • 2017 - BEST RETIREMENT DEVELOPMENT - Bronze award
  • 2016 - BEST RETIREMENT DEVELOPMENT - Bronze award
Award Comments
The biggest in the sector, McCarthy Stone currently supports more than 22,000 customers, typically in their 80s, across 504 retirement developments – a combined community asset value of more than £3.5bn.
Big, but agile, McCarthy Stone is always looking to create more opportunities and different forms of retirement living to cater for the huge variety of needs across an
ever-growing demographic, with affordability a key driver. It offers homes for rent and shared ownership and has a development partnership with Anchor,  England’s largest not-for-profit provider of housing and care for older people.

Judges Report 2023
McCarthy Stone winning development

Why Choose McCarthy Stone?

GREAT PLACES TO LIVE
We create elegant award-winning retirement apartments. Our homeowners build vibrant, fun-filled communities. Designed to give you the freedom to make the most out of life. We specialise in premium apartments in brilliant locations so you can concentrate on doing the things you enjoy.

PROPERTIES
From the sleek contemporary kitchens to the stunning gardens, there’s thought and quality in every detail. Our premium private apartments are beautiful to look at and effortless to enjoy.

We pour our heart and soul into every build as well as adding all the expertise we’ve acquired through our 40 plus years as the UK’s leading retirement builder.

Highlights of your investment include fresh, stylish interior design, quality fixtures and fittings, sleek, high-spec contemporary kitchens and bathrooms, private outdoor space/balconies and access to tranquil gardens. All this and a 10-year warranty too.

SERVICES
Are you after the freedom of a low maintenance lifestyle or the added reassurance of help when you need it? Find the right option for you.

When it comes to finding your ideal new apartment, you should also consider which of our development types best fits your needs. We offer three unique age-exclusive options:

Lifestyle Living - Luxurious and low maintenance private apartments, exclusive to people over 55
Retirement Living - Luxurious and low maintenance private apartments in great locations, exclusive to the over the 60’s. Benefit from an on-site manager and access to communal areas for socialising
Retirement Living PLUS - Luxurious and low maintenance private apartments in great locations, exclusive to the over the 70’s. Benefit from an on-site restaurant or bistro, plus the option of bespoke domestic and personal care packages

FREEDOM, FRIENDSHIP AND FUN
Whether you enjoy cooking for your family or on-site yoga; lively book clubs or long country walks that always end up at the pub, there’s something for everyone at a McCarthy Stone development.

One of the joys of retirement is the freedom to do more of what you love. Our developments are carefully located near to transport links making it easy to visit friends and family, or to entertain them at your home. You’ll be close to shops, restaurants, tourist attractions and sport facilities so there’s plenty to discover from your doorstep and you’ll benefit from a vibrant community of friendly neighbours too.

You’ll also find there’s always a lot going on in the developments: fitness classes, films nights, craft clubs, quizzes... if nothing takes your fancy, why not start a group of you own?

THREE UNIQUE AGE-EXCLUSIVE OPTIONS
ALL BEAUTIFULLY DESIGNED PROPERTIES IN PRIME LOCATIONS. EVERY DETAIL HAS BEEN CAREFULLY THOUGHT OUT — FROM ACCESS TO LOCAL AMENITIES TO THE QUALITY FIXTURES AND FITTINGS.

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Latest News
There's now an off-site Sales Suite for Romeo Place, a collection of one- and two-bedroom apartments for over-60s...
McCarthy Stone is inviting retiree property-seekers to an event about an affordable buying option at Stowe Place...
Case Studies
After moving to McCarthy Stone’s Devonshire Place development in Buxton, Gerri and Malcolm are filled with renewed confidence and independence…
Gillian was one of the North East’s first ordained female priests, and is now making the most of her retirement at McCarthy Stone’s Elderton Place…
A retiree has relocated from Scotland to Uplands Place, McCarthy Stone’s retirement living development in Cambridgeshire…
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