Enter retirement in style with award winning apartments from McCarthy & Stone, specialists in luxury living for the over 60s. Enjoy all of the benefits of high end, independent accommodation with the added peace of mind provided by thoughtful details, including a 24-hour emergency call system and improved security.
Located in the pretty town of Trowbridge, offering unrivalled access to stunning countryside and rural landscapes as well as surrounding towns and cities including Bath, Melksham, Westbury, Hilperton, North Bradley and Bradford-on-Avon. Car parking is available on site for permit holders and the area is also well served by public transport including trains and buses.
With 20 one and 20 two bedroom apartments, Applegate House offers the perfect solution for busy retirees who are looking for properties that are easy to manage day to day without any compromise on quality. Featuring beautiful landscaped gardens which are maintained and looked after by grounds staff, allowing for the luxury of outdoor space without the hard work.
Applegate House includes a Club lounge for socialising and meeting neighbours or guests and each apartment comes ready to be lived in with a fully fitted kitchen, walk-in-wardrobe to the master bedroom, washer/dryer and shower rooms, as well as telephone and TV points in both the living room and main bedroom.
- 0.4 miles from local amenities including shops, restaurants and cinema
- Modern interior design
- Less than 300 feet from a convenience store
- The area is well served by public transport
- Trowbridge features stunning countryside and rural landscapes
- The town centre reflects a classic old English charm
- Wheelchair access
- Lifts to all floors
- Fire detection
- Intruder alarm
- Camera entry system
- 24/7 call system
- House Manager
- Pets allowed
- Guest suite
- Communal lounge
- Landscaped gardens
What you can expect to pay
Take a look through our Retirement Living service charge costs.
Each year, we help residents set the budget that they need for retirement. Although we cannot guarantee that our Retirement Living service charges will remain the same for year to year, our many statutory safeguards will remain in place, to ensure that your opinions are recognised and acknowledged when defining budgets.
*Please note that not all the listed costs below apply for our Retirement Living properties. Also, our charges are calculated on an average sized development. You can find more information on our service charges here and for full details on a specific development please speak to your sales consultant.
Estimated total Service Charge and Ground Rent Charge per week:
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Enjoy all the benefits of a McCarthy & Stone retirement community without having to sell your property. You can move in quickly, knowing there’s long-term security with one of our Assured Tenancies and settle in to your new home with minimum fuss. A rent to buy option is also available, so you can really try the lifestyle before you buy.
Part buy, part rent
Enjoy the lifestyle without committing to the full purchase price, giving you more financial flexibility for the future.
My independence has improved greatly since moving here. It’s such a wonderful feeling to just be able to walk to the shops on my own whenever I want. Plus of course, to have such a great set of friends just a few steps away makes every day a joy!
Living in Trowbridge
Sitting just twelve miles south east of Bath, the peaceful town of Trowbridge can trace its origins back to the 10th century. The town centre reflects a classic old English charm and features a wealth of distinctive Bath stone listed buildings.
Applegate House is well positioned for local amenities with a convenience store just metres away and a large Sainsbury's within walking distance. A public bus service stops directly outside the property with a regular service to the town centre as well as neighbouring towns and villages in the surrounding areas.
The town centre itself is compact, making it easy to navigate and enjoy on foot. The historic Fore Street is located less than half a mile from the development and is the central shopping street for the town and a great place to browse and enjoy some retail therapy. For a larger selection of high street stores the Shires and Castle Place shopping centres can also be easily reached by public transport.
Culture lovers will enjoy a visit to the Trowbridge Museum and Art Gallery, which offers a rich insight into local history and particularly English cloth production.
Health services are in rich supply in the area with several GP practices. The Trowbridge Community Hospital is situated immediately adjacent to the McCarthy & Stone development. There is a good road network and excellent public transport links from Trowbridge. Frequent rail services offer links to London, Bristol and Wales. There is also a public bus service directly to the front of the property, with regular services to the town centre, as well as neighbouring towns and villages.
- Post Office
- Public House
Applegate House is only a leisurely stroll from the nearest convenience store, and the town centre is only 0.2 miles away.
Nearby you’ll find The Shires Shopping Centre, which is home to popular brands such as Waterstones, Superdrug, Specsavers and H. Samuel.
The town’s train station is also only 0.6 miles away from the development.
Getting to Location
If you are using a Sat Nav system you may need the full address of this development. The postcode is newly created by Royal Mail and may not be accurate for some months. Follow directions to the minor injury unit hospital.
The Team at Applegate House
Offers Too Good To Miss
Home Reach... A more affordable way to buy
A new home is within reach with Home Reach at Applegate House from £135,000.
Smaller capital requirements and lower payments make it easier to buy the home you've always wanted.
With Home Reach, you buy a share of your chosen McCarthy & Stone home and pay a low monthly rent on the part you don't buy. You get to choose whether you buy a bigger share of a lower priced home or a smaller share of a more expensive home.
With the McCarthy & Stone partnership you can initially purchase up to 75% of your chosen home and heylo will become your landlord, granting you a 125-year lease. This means you will be able to live in your home as if you've bought it outright. You can buy more of your home in the future and stop paying rent on that part.
Apartment 39 - 2 Bedroom £270,000 50% share 75% share % share cost £135,000 £202,500 Service charge £254.41 £254.41 Ground rent £41.13 £41.13 Home Reach rent £309.38 £154.69 Heylo admin fee £19.00 £19.00 Total monthly payment £623.92 £469.23
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Our retirement communities are about enjoying life to the full, with company when you want it, help when you could use it, and even care when you need it. And you could be enjoying this new lifestyle sooner than you think, through our ‘We’ll Buy Your Property’ scheme.
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