We are pleased to present a new and exclusive retirement development from McCarthy & Stone, The Clockhouse in Guildford. A collection of 50 one and two bedroom apartments in a Retirement Living PLUS development, designed exclusively for the over 70s.
The development is already over 60% reserved, with the high specification finishings, wealth of homeowners’ facilities and a prime location in the heart of Surrey, it’s easy to see why.
The Clockhouse offers stunning, privately owned, spacious new apartments, in the picturesque town of Guildford which has plenty to offer those that are seeking a relaxed retirement, with the convenience of a historic yet thriving town centre. This new development offers the best of both worlds, easy access to the bustling town centre along with plenty of green spaces, including Loseley Park and Pewley Down nearby. Guildford’s town centre is an award winning hub of culture and conveniences, with plenty of shops, restaurants and entertainment along the vibrant and historic cobbled streets. In addition to the town centre, The Clockhouse is also near The Spectrum Leisure Centre, offering access to daily activities, swimming and much more, whilst nearby museums, cinemas and theatres allow you to indulge in some culture and entertainment. There are also numerous parks located close to the development including Stoke Park, Hatchlands Park, Albury Park and Farley Heath, offering leisurely walks with nature and serenity.
The location of the development also offers excellent transport connections; with easy access to the local bus services and major roads including the A3, M3 and M25. Guildford railway station also provides access to London Waterloo and neighbouring towns.
The high quality, Retirement Living PLUS apartments at The Clockhouse have been thoughtfully designed and built to offer comfort and accessibility with a contemporary appeal. Each apartment benefits from a fully fitted kitchen with built-in appliances, a spacious level access shower room and in a selection of apartments, walk-in wardrobes, balconies, patios and large picture windows. All apartments are wheelchair friendly, with the addition of a secure mobility scooter room to store and charge your vehicle. For added convenience, the ovens and plug sockets are at a beneficial height, reducing the need for bending and lifting. For added safety, there is also slip resistant tiling in the shower room, a walk-in shower and lever taps for ease of use. The safety features extend into the communal areas of the development with the benefit of lift access and grab rails along the hallways.
Benefitting from enhanced building techniques and advanced technology, The Clockhouse has been built with energy efficiency in mind, with underfloor heating producing a consistent temperature within each apartment. Other features such as double glazing also help to save on energy bills.
The development really has been designed for optimum independence, with the peace of mind that assistance is always on hand. There’s a 24 hour emergency call system provided by a personal pendant and call points in each bedroom and bathroom, as well as on-site management 24 hours a day. The camera entry system is also linked to the TV, meaning you can see who’s calling, whilst getting around at night is helped by having illuminated light switches.
In addition to the plethora of features within the apartments, stepping outside there are plenty of extra facilities to enjoy. At the heart of the development is a bistro-style restaurant and the stylish homeowners’ lounge. Both areas creating a great place for socialising and convenience if you don’t feel like cooking. The bistro serves breakfast, a hot dish of the day and various light snacks, along with teas, coffees and pastries at an additional cost. The fully equipped laundry room provides everything required for all washing, drying and ironing needs; the machines are raised for added safety and comfort. To top it all off, there is also guest en-suite accommodation with TV and tea and coffee making facilities, making it easier to host loved ones. Heading outside the building, courtyard style landscaped gardens have been thoughtfully designed and planted to offer blooms throughout the season, creating a relaxing and tranquil spot.
Within the communal areas, the Estates Management team facilitate optional events and activities, meaning there’s always something going on, such as book clubs and film nights, whilst the team will also organise day trips which can be booked.
Along with the security and safety offered, an hour of domestic assistance per week is also included in the service charge, meaning time consuming and sometimes challenging chores can be a thing of the past. Further personal and domestic support can also be arranged, on either a one-off, temporary or regular basis. The independence offered here really allows you to pick and choose the assistance and support you need.
With just 40% of the development remaining, in such a desirable location with high quality finishing, we anticipate a high level of interest and as such would advise you to enquire with us as soon as possible.