Beckett Grange

Berneslai Close, Barnsley, Barnsley, S70 2HL View on map
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McCarthy Stones’ brand new Retirement Living development in Barnsley offers a collection of 49 one and two bedroom apartments exclusive to people aged 60 and over. Settle into retired life in the heart of a historic Industrial town with a proud heritage and a strong community. The exclusive community at McCarthy Stone Retirement Living Development in Barnsley is exclusively available for the over 60s.

At the development, residents have access to the the communal Communal lounge with Wi-Fi – a great place to meet your new neighbours and socialise. The landscaped gardens surrounding the building are also open for residents to enjoy year-round. Every apartment at McCarthy Stone features spacious design and modern features, including a fully fitted kitchen with oven, hob, hood and fridge freezer, and TV and telephone connection points in the living room and main bedroom. Selected apartments also have balconies as an additional feature.

We ensure the safety and security of our residents with a camera entry system, burglar alarms in all apartments, and smoke detectors. We also provide all residents with a 24 hour call system for peace of mind, and have accessible entrances and lift access to all floors, so that residents can enjoy their independence well into retirement. Our House Manager is on site 25 hours a week, so it’s easy to resolve any issues quickly and efficiently. Visitors are always welcome at McCarthy Stone Barnsley, where there’s plenty of guest parking and even a Guest Suite, which is available for visitors to spend the night. Finally, we even welcome pets, so there’s no need to leave beloved family members behind when you move.

Development Highlights

  • Low maintenance apartments
  • Located in the town centre of Barnsley
  • Close to the Peak District
  • Stylish Communal lounge with Wi-Fi
  • Halfway between Sheffield and Leeds
  • On-site House Manager

Key Features

  • Wheelchair access
  • Lifts to all floors
  • Fire detection
  • Camera entry system
  • 24/7 call system
  • Lounge Wi-Fi access
  • House Manager
  • Pets allowed
  • Guest suite
  • Communal lounge
  • Mobility scooter room
  • Landscaped gardens

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Flexible Purchasing

  • Rent

    Renting a retirement home is an easy, flexible and quick way to enjoy life in a McCarthy Stone community. While for some it’s a chance to ‘try before you buy’, you’ll benefit from long term security too. Did you know? Our retirement rental prices include service charge and ground rent. Find out more.

  • Buy

    If you’d like to own your retirement property outright, we can make the move as stress-free as possible, including support with packing and removals. If you have a home to sell, we can even act as a cash buyer, so you’ll avoid chains and estate agent fees.

  • Part buy, part rent

    Get the best of both worlds with Part buy, part rent. It’s an affordable way to enjoy all the benefits of our retirement apartments without committing to the full purchase price. If you want more financial flexibility, it could be the right option for you. Find out more.


Living in Barnsley

Barnsley is nestled in the foothills of the Peak District, half way between Leeds and Sheffield. It’s a historic town which thrived during the industrial revolution, and which still maintains a strong community today. The town centre has plenty of amenities, including a wide variety of high street shops, banks, pharmacies, a Post Office, supermarkets, and hairdressers, as well as cafes, bars and restaurants. There are also excellent public transport connections to surrounding towns and cities. Barnsley train station is only 0.5 miles from the development, with regular services to Leeds in 36 minutes, and Sheffield in 30 minutes. The M1 motorway is just 2.9 miles from Barnsley town centre, which connects the town to the north and south easily.

One of the most popular attractions in the area is Cannon Hall Farm and museum, a working farm family attraction and 18th century mansion which houses artworks, furniture, and the museum of the Royal Hussars. Golfing enthusiasts will be happy that Silkstone Golf Club is just 2.9 miles away. The club was established in 1983 and recently benefitted from a re-development. The course is now a championship golf course, with stunning views over the Silkstone valley and surrounding countryside.

The Peak District is within easy reach for those looking to spend their retirement exploring the great outdoors. Woodhead and Torside reservoirs are just 18 miles away by car, both offering beautiful views and miles of rugged walking paths in the surrounding hills.

Barnsley Facts:
22 miles
from Leeds
Beckett Grange
Berneslai Close, Barnsley, Barnsley, S70 2HL
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  • Conveniently situated close to these local amenities:
  • Church Street Bus Stop
  • Huddersfield Road Surgery
  • St Mary's Church
  • Post Office
  • Lidl
  • Barnsley Train Station

Our development of retirement homes is set right in the heart of this old industrial
town, with the nearest shops, bars and restaurants only 0.2 miles away.

The train station is only 0.7 miles from the development and connects you to popular northern destinations such as Leeds, Huddersfield and Sheffield.

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Our people

The Team at Beckett Grange

Melva Williams-Allert
Sales Consultant

Please note that images are for illustrative purposes only. Images may include upgrades and optional extras which may be available for you to purchase at an additional cost. Please click here for further explanations. Floor plans and pricing are accurate at time of publication. Floor plans are for guidance purposes only and are subject to change. Prices may fluctuate depending on market conditions and availability.