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Home of the Day – Apartment at Chapelwood, Lifestory

Posted 30 November 2021 by Keith Osborne

We look at a two-bedroom apartment available at later-living specialist developer Lifestory’s Chapelwood in Wilmslow...

High-end later living developments are growing in popularity as more people see that a luxurious and active life is a great reward after a long, successful career, and there’s a great example of such a property at WhatHouse? Award-winning Lifestory’s Chapelwood development for over-60s in much-admired Wilmslow.

The focus property today is actually Lifestory’s Home Of The Month. Apartment 2 at Chapelwood, Wilmslow. It is a light-filled ground-floor apartment offering 930 sq ft of living space, centred on an open-plan kitchen/living/dining room. The fully fitted kitchen, with plenty of storage and workspace, is in one corner, providing real flexibility in how the rest of the room can be laid out and furnished. The natural light into this double-aspect space is exceptional, with a large window at one end and a long, south-facing private terrace.

Off this room, through a sliding wall, is bedroom one, a large room with fitted wardrobe and a sizeable en suite with walk-in shower. This home comes with another comfortable double bedroom, a bathroom and a spacious utility cupboard off the hallway.

Apartment 2 is a desirable place to call home, available to buy for £570,000 or rent for £3,412 pcm.


Chapelwood is situated in the heart of Wilmslow, one of Cheshire’s most sought-after places to live, and the development’s elegant design is inspired by the country manor houses that dot the surrounding landscape. The four-storey red-brick building, conceived by Glenn Howells Architects, stands in harmony with its gardens’ mature poplars, planes, yew and chestnut trees.

Chapelwood offers one-, two- and three-bedroom homes for sale or rental, and residents are provided with a range of first-class facilities for enjoyment and also to help support health and wellbeing. These include a spa, gym, owners' lounge and guest suite. A general manager and team of life hosts are on site to organise all sorts of activities and events to bring residents together, from fish-and-chip evenings to inviting special guests for topical talks.

ChapelwoodThe development also has its exclusive restaurant for everything from a morning to a special dinner with imaginative dishes using local, seasonal ingredients. Friends, family and neighbours are welcome to join you.

It’s a pet-friendly community and residents here are also able to book a stay at the guest room at other Lifestory developments across the country.

Wilmslow offers an enviable array of big-name and independent shops, and plenty of things to do, with parks, a leisure centre, theatre and sports facilities. Alderley Edge Golf Club is just a mile away. There is also a range of cafés, restaurants and pubs. Within half-an-hour’s drive are lively Manchester city centre and the tranquil Peak District.

Sale prices on the available homes start from £395,000. Rental prices start from £2,429 pcm. Find out more at lifestory.group, [email protected] or 01625 569492.


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