Lock House in Taunton

Retirement Properties from McCarthy & Stone starting from £229,000

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The new McCarthy & Stone retirement living development is located on the Firepool Lock site, just half a mile from the town centre of Taunton, in England's south west. The development has plenty of amenities on its doorstep, including a wide range of shops and local services, as well as the lovely Victoria Park and River Tone within easy walking distance.

The 20 one-bedroom apartments and 24 two-bedroom apartments all feature a fully fitted kitchen with an oven, hob and hood, and a fully fitted shower room. Homeowners will be treated to luxurious underfloor heating and energy-saving double glazed glass to keep the heat in during winter. There are telephone and TV points in both the living room and main bedroom, plus a Sky/Sky+ connection. Selected apartments will also have walk-in wardrobes and open sunny balconies.

The development is a pleasure to visit ' enjoy a walk around the beautiful landscaped gardens, and invite guests to stay overnight in the dedicated visitor suite. Parking is easy, with a private on-site car park for permit holders. The complex is also equipped with a 24-hour emergency call system and lifts to all levels.

Key dates for your diary

Construction start date, sales release and first occupation are still to be confirmed and are subject to planning permission.

Local area

Taunton is a historic town with over a thousand years of religious and military history, including a 10th-century monastery. Taunton Castle is one of the biggest tourist attractions here, and is believed to date back to the Anglo Saxon period. Today, the Castle is home to the Somerset Military Museum and the Museum of Somerset, which had a ??7 million refurbishment in 2011.

Taunton is a great combination of old and new. The town is undergoing several redevelopments, which promise to modernise Taunton and bring in new cultural, retail and business opportunities. Currently, there are three shopping centres, as well as a main shopping strip with supermarkets, major banks, a library and post office.
The town is also known for its community events held throughout the year, such as the West Country Carnival and the Taunton Flower Show. Often considered as the birthplace of cider, Taunton is also home to the Somerset Country Cricket Club's County Ground.

There are convenient transport links to Taunton ' extensive bus routes connect the local towns and villages of Bishop's Hull, Priorswood, Wellington, Sherford and Stoke St Mary. The Taunton train station, less than a mile away from the development, and runs regular services to Exeter, Plymouth, Penzance, Cardiff, Manchester and London Paddington.

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 Dukes Court, Wellington.

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2 bedroom retirement property for sale
Lock House, Taunton TA1 
1 bedroom retirement property for sale
Lock House, Taunton TA1 
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Help to Buy is a government-backed initiative to help people buy a home. It's open to homebuyers (both first-time buyers and home movers) in England who can provide a 5% deposit and is available on homes valued up to £600,000. There are two options - equity share (only available on new build homes).

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 s

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