Scholars Place is home to two stunning new developments of spacious one and two bedroom apartments specifically designed to offer two exclusive retirement options.
Whether you are simply looking for a beautiful apartment where you can enjoy low maintenance, security and companionship, or would like the peace of mind that a little extra help is on hand if you need it, we have the perfect solution for your retirement.
Exclusively for the over 70s, Chesterton Court offers apartments designed to make life easier, with the reassurance that staff are on-site 24 hours a day. With a range of domestic and support services on hand when you need it, and a bistro style restaurant serving hot or cold lunches every day, this really is life made easy.
Your apartment will feature a generously sized bedroom, large living area and high quality kitchen and shower room. Throughout, you’ll find double glazing and carpet, aside from the bathroom, which boasts stylish and functional tiling. Many apartments benefit from a balcony or patio area, while all have panel heaters and elegant decor. Our Ilkley development will provide its residents with optimum comfort and security, allowing them to enjoy a relaxing and independent retirement lifestyle.
This stunning development is located in the enviable spa town of Ilkley, providing a wealth of activities and entertainment in the historic Victorian town centre, as well as easy access to the rural advantages of the Yorkshire Dales. Sitting on the south bank of the River Wharfe, Ilkley is the perfect place to enjoy a peaceful retirement.
- Highly sought after location surrounded by striking countryside
- Wide range of amenities close by
- Stunning views over the Yorkshire Dales
- Service charge includes 1 hour of domestic assistance a week
- On site Bistro restaurant
- Flexible care packages are available
- Car Club
- 24 hour staffing
- Wheelchair access
- Lifts to all floors
- Fire detection
- Intruder alarm
- Camera entry system
- 24/7 call system
- Estates Manager
What you can expect to pay
Did you know? Our retirement rental prices include service charge and ground rent.
Take a look through our Retirement Living PLUS service charge costs.
Each year, we help residents set the budget that they need for retirement. Although we cannot guarantee that our Retirement Living PLUS 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 PLUS 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:
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.
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 Ilkley
With a historic town centre featuring well-preserved Victorian architecture, wide shopping streets and a range of local businesses, the beautiful spa town of Ilkley sits approximately 12 miles north of Bradford and 17 miles northwest of Leeds.
Lovers of the outdoors will enjoy ample access to countryside and the stunning rural landscapes of the Yorkshire Dales. For keen hikers and cyclists, access to the Dales Way, an 84-mile walk through the dales and Lake District, can be found just outside of town via the Old Bridge. The landmark Cow and Calf rocks overlook the town on Ilkley Moor.
The town also offers a rich sense of heritage with plenty of lovingly maintained Victorian architecture including an original arcade that has been carefully re-purposed to create covered walkways for pedestrians to enjoy, whatever the weather. Browse a variety of local boutiques and stores including Lishman’s of Ilkley, a celebrated butchers that has won regional and local affection thanks to its passion for quality and personal service.
A selection of galleries and museums offer plenty to entertain active culture seekers. The Manor House includes a number of locally-found prehistoric artefacts including manuscripts and documents, whilst the Ilkley toy museum houses toys that date as far back as 350 BC.
Chesterton Court benefits from a Tesco Superstore 0.3 miles away. There’s also a pharmacy only 0.2 miles from the development and a choice of cafés within 0.3 miles. Additionally, Ilkley Golf Club is 1.3 miles away.
With a bus stop directly outside the development and a railway station 0.3 miles away, public transport is easily accessible, allowing you to venture further afield.
The Team at Chesterton Court
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Apartment of the Month - Apartment 21
This stunning one bedroom apartment is located on the second floor and looks out over the landscaped gardens. The kitchen is thoughtfully designed with a range of appliances including an oven at waist height, hob, cooker hood and integrated fridge freezer. The spacious bedroom boasts a walk in wardrobe and the shower room has a level access shower and slip resistant flooring. Don't miss out, call and arrange your viewing today.
Call us today on 0800 201 4811 to arrange your viewing.