Salter Court retirement homes in Colchester can be found in St Marys Fields, within 350 yards of Colchester town centre. There are 81 one and two bedroom Retirement Living apartments, some with Juliet balconies, and the housing development is ideally situated close to local facilities. Colchester's large selection of shops, restaurants and galleries, the bus and train station are less than 1½ miles away.
Colchester in Essex is a modern, vibrant town with plenty of visitor attractions. It is Britain's oldest recorded town and boasts an impressive 11th century castle, and historical treasures in award-winning museums around the town. Colchester's extensive shopping facilities boast many big name stores in the spacious pedestrianised centre as well as fabulous small specialist shops in the narrow streets. Salter Court is only 50 yards from the Mercury Theatre which stages a broad mix of classic and new stage productions as well as plenty of workshops for all to enjoy. Please check sales office opening times before making your journey.
Why choose a Retirement Living apartment?
Think of a lifestyle stripped of all those annoying time-consuming chores. That’s McCarthy & Stone Retirement Living. With Retirement Living you can enjoy your independence in an environment that offers companionship, privacy and security. There are facilities like the Lounge to socialise with other homeowners and your own high quality, purpose-built apartment which is your own private space. And when you have your friends or relatives over, there’s our convenient guest accommodation.
All our developments feature a 24 hour state-of-the-art security system and are run by a dedicated House Manager, so complete peace-of-mind is guaranteed. The external maintenance, gardening and landscaping is taken care of. It’s much more than a retirement apartment - it really is life made easy.
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The local area
The surrounding countryside includes the Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Mersea Island and Wivenhoe Park.
Colchester enjoys great transport links to London Liverpool Street, Norwich and Ipswich via direct rail and an excellent bus service to local and UK destinations such as Clacton-on-Sea, Frinton-on-Sea, Braintree, Witham, Chelmsford and Maldon. Stansted Airport is less than 40 miles away, and easily accessible by train.