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
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What you can expect to pay
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:
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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.
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.
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Offers Too Good To Miss
Unlock stress free driving and endless destinations
The Car Club is a great way to use a car when you need it without the hassle of owning one! Enabling you to book a car on your development at any time day or night, for as little as 30 minutes, to a weekend away. All you need to do is follow three easy steps.
Find out more about this exciting opportunity below.
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Part Exchange with us today for a hassle-free move
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.
To find our more please call 0800 201 4811.