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Speakman Court

3 Hazel Road, off Barrington Road, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 1BP. Retirement housingFor sale (5)

McCarthy & Stone Management Services Ltd

Managed by: McCarthy & Stone Management Services Ltd

Award Winning Retirement Homes and FlatsMcCarthy & Stone is the UK’s leading developer of privately owned retirement property. Over the past 40 years, we have built over 50,000 apartments nationwide. Our award-winning developments feature both one and two bedroom apartments, as well as on-site

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Manager's description

“Speakman Court Retirement Living homes are located in the market town of Altrincham, Cheshire. The 46 one and two bedroom apartments are ideally situated in Altrincham's residential area on the corner of Barrington and Hazel Road, and less than a mile from the town centre with banks, post offices, restaurants, shops, chemists, doctors and dentists.

The Retirement Living flats are close to Altrincham train station and Metro Link, as well as the lovely gardens and aviary of John Leigh Park which was recently awarded the Silver Greenspace Award.

Home-owners at Speakman Court benefit from a communal lounge, a guest suite, laundry room and a lift providing access to all floors. There is also a private outside seating area, good views from every window, and a beautifully maintained public parkway just outside the complex”

Main facts

  • Retirement housing
  • 46 flats. Built in 2010. Sizes 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom
  • Non-resident management staff and Careline alarm service
  • Lift, lounge, laundry, guest facilities, garden
  • Both cats & dogs generally accepted (subject to terms of lease and landlord permission)
  • Tenure(s): Leasehold
  • Cost: Re-sale prices from around £130,000 (1 bed), at Nov 2016
  • Developed by McCarthy & Stone

Info updated: 25/02/2015. Update info


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Availability

The following details have been provided to EAC:

Resale: 2 bedroom third floor, sunny south facing apartment. Price OIRO £225,000. Available via Retirementmove - see http://www.retirementmove.co.uk/retirement-properties-for-sale/property/8292580-hazel-road-altrincham. (Notified 21/11/2017).

Resale: 1 bedroom ground floor apartment. Price £225,000. Available via Retirementmove - see http://www.retirementmove.co.uk/retirement-properties-for-sale/property/8140549-hazel-road-altrincham. (Notified 21/11/2017).

Resale: 1 bedroom second floor apartment. Price OIRO £129,950. Available via Retirementmove - see http://www.retirementmove.co.uk/retirement-properties-for-sale/property/7088453-hazel-road-altrincham. (Notified 21/11/2017).

Resale: 1 bedroom second floor apartment. Price £135,000. Available via Retirementmove - see http://www.retirementmove.co.uk/retirement-properties-for-sale/property/7069576-3-hazel-road-altrincham. (Notified 21/11/2017).

Resale: 1 bedroom first floor apartment. Price OIRO £143,000. Available via Retirementmove - see http://www.retirementmove.co.uk/retirement-properties-for-sale/property/7595363-hazel-road-altrincham. (Notified 21/11/2017).

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Not available - The residents have not taken part in the EAC National Housing for Older People Awards, or used the EAC Residents Consultation Service (RCS).


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Comments made in nominations for the EAC National Housing for Older People AwardsEAC Housing for Older People Award - Retirement housingEAC Housing for Older People Award - Housing with care

  • My mum has a beautiful apartment where she feels warm and safe. There's a fantastic social committee who put on regular and special events. The communal areas and grounds are maintained to an immaculate standard and Eva the home manager manages the place beautifully. Communication is excellent Made by a visitor in 2017

  • I was glad to complete two years in the apartment. It has been friendly and helpful residents. Shopping is great. Made by a resident in 2017

  • The apartments are located near centre of town and transport (bus) also metro link station into Manchester. Made by a resident in 2017

  • I am a new resident (December 2016), It is quiet, comfortable and well run. A very big change for me, and I am very happy. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Trouble free retirement. Near all facilities. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Convenient for all amenities. Friendly. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Perfect location, beautiful apartment. Well run. Only issue as a visitor is parking. Made by a visitor in 2017

  • Visitor in guest suite. Beautiful decor, clean & comfortable. Made by a visitor in 2017

  • I visit weekly as a volunteer leading an exercise class. There is a friendly atmosphere and residents have a good balance between independence and a wide programme of activities. The house manager is efficient and welcoming. Made by a volunteer in 2017

  • I am a hairdresser who visits and I find the staff and residents very friendly. Made by a staff member in 2017

  • The best thing I have ever done. I have been here 5 years in August. The place is lovely, the people are lovely, there is lots to do, with lots of social events. :-) Made by a resident in 2017

  • It is a lovely place to live here. I love it and will never leave. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Love visiting here. I am a care and haven't come across such a nice place as Speakman Court. the warden Eva goes over and above her call of duty. Lovely, friendly and welcoming place Made by a visitor in 2017

  • Living here is great. The development is very well managed. The apartments are lovely. People are friendly & we enjoy lots of activities together, so never feel lonely. For me a good move. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Down sized to smaller home. Very happy here. Nice people here. Easy to run, less cleaning. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Was not sure how I would like living in a retirement apartment after living 40 years in a house. It is great, I made a lot of friends. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Good security. Close to all local facilities and transport. Lovely apartments and well-kept communal areas. Good communal spirit, very friendly and a very good manager. Glad I made the move. Made by a resident in 2017

  • This is a friendly place with most residents taking part in the social activities, afternoon teas, games, film nights etc. We have a good manager. There is easy access to the town centre. We have a weekly exercise class. Made by a resident in 2017

  • There are some community activities and spirit, but it allows for independent living when you want. The manager is very helpful. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Convivial atmosphere. Good range of activities. Excellent location just a short walk or bus ride to the centre of town and interchange. Near doctors, dentists, local theatre, plus a very good house manager. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Are Happy close community, with lots of get-togethers, meals etc. Made by a resident in 2017

  • I enjoy the company and the social events. Also the convenience of the building for getting about. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Speakman Court is very well maintained and kept exceptionally clean. We feel safe and warm ad have made new friends. There are varied social activities you can attend. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Nice view overlooking small park. Easy access for transport. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Offers security. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Exceptionally well managed & maintained, & peaceful. Made by a resident in 2017

  • It is lovely, bright & comfortable. I feel very secure & happy to be here. Made by a resident in 2017

  • It's a very nice, comfortable and warm living environment. I feel safe. There is a great social committee and the communal areas & grounds are maintained to an immaculate stand rad. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Although monthly costs and ground rent are far too high, the accommodation is satisfactory and safe and monthly functions are socially good; and proximity to Altrincham and Sale make shopping accessible Made by a resident in 2017

  • I am a carer and visit this complex regularly, as I do to other similar sites. This complex is as good as you will get. The house manager is second to none and is very helpful & caring. Made by a staff member in 2017

  • Safety reasons. Transport. Very disappointed with the depreciation in value. Made by a resident in 2017

  • I like Speakman Court. I was born and raised in Altricham and know the area well; so finding here was a blessing. Secure & safe, pleasant neighbours, well managed, good social events. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Development is well maintained, social programme extensive, and organisation and support is excellent. This creates contented home owners which makes my job enjoyable. I would certainly consider retirement living when I reach pensionable age. Made by a staff member in 2017

  • Security, well appointed apartment, well heated. General areas kept nice. Very light on ground floor. All residents pleasant, helpful and cheerful. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Security; easy access to all transport links, town centre, theatres and sport centres. Lovely friendly community. Opportunity to be involved in all or some social activities in the development. Help at hand at all times. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Good community spirit. Safe & secure, comfortable and pleasant furnishing. Regular get togethers. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Extremely friendly residents; caring, obliging house manager. Friendly happy get togethers. Made by a resident in 2017

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National Housing for Older People Awards

Winner EAC Housing for Older People Awards - Retirement housing 2017
Highly commended in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2017.
Category: Retirement housing, Retirement housing 44-52 units.

Location

3 Hazel Road, off Barrington Road, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 1BP

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