McCarthy & Stone Celebrates Success at Prestigious Housebuilder Awards

14 November 2013

McCarthy & Stone’s striking new age-exclusive apartment complex in Poole has been highly commended at the 2013 Housebuilder Awards.

The development, located on Parkstone Road scooped the accolade in the Best Design of Four Storeys at a glittering ceremony held at held at the Tower Hotel in London last week.

Designed by Glenn Howells Architects, the Poole site was also nominated in the Best Retirement Scheme category, but received its commendation for its impressive Art Deco style building design, which reflects a modern interpretation Poole’s coastal heritage.

The stunning design, which also echoes typical local and regional architecture, incorporates an elegant and slender 12 storey landmark feature, with balconies offering panoramic views of the harbour. A smooth white render and nautical detailing to railings and balconies also allude to Poole’s maritime roots.

Speaking of McCarthy & Stone’s awards success, Jacqui Meenan, regional sales and marketing manager said: “These awards show how we are further raising the quality and improving the design of later life housing, and as a result delivering new types of retirement housing for a changing demographic. It’s fantastic to receive recognition for our innovative approach and I’m grateful to everyone at McCarthy & Stone and our wider team of associates who have helped design such a superb scheme.”

When complete, McCarthy & Stone’s new Poole development will comprise 57 Assisted Living properties and 23 age-exclusive independent living apartments for the over 55s.

With Assisted Living everything is designed to meet the needs of purchasers over 70 years old. The apartments will provide flexible care packages for all homeowners and convenient guest accommodation for friends and family. Specialist features are to include an on-site restaurant and a CQC registered care team who will be on hand to help 24/7, 365 days a year.

The remaining properties are designed to help residents make the most of the freedom later life offers. With large apartments offering spectacular views and a roof-top communal terrace, this development truly raises the standards for housing for people in later life.

View our developments here.




For further press information:

Eve Parkin
Haslimann Taylor PR
0121 265 7070 / 07825 382 343