Dawson Grange consists of 28 stylish one and two-bedroom retirement homes, exclusive to the over 60s and conveniently located just a stone’s throw from Ripon thriving city centre. These stunning apartments are available for sale or rent and incorporate intelligent design, giving you gorgeous, yet practical living spaces. Many of these light and spacious apartments feature a balcony or a patio area.
Low maintenance and sociable
Socialising is high on the agenda in this retirement community. The development enjoys a contemporary and comfortable communal lounge fitted with coffee machine, wine fridge and large TV, perfect for those get togethers, the luxurious guest suite is perfect for when people come to stay. What’s more the landscaped garden offers a place to relax and chat with family and friends.
Safe and secure
Safety is a priority and Dawson Grange benefits from hi-tech fire safety and security systems, including door video entry and 24-hour emergency call out. You’ll also enjoy the services of a friendly House Manger, who is on hand on weekdays to help with anything you need.
Plenty to do on the doorstep
This attractive development, set in this historic city, is close to all the amenities that Ripon has to offer, including an imposing cathedral, a popular racecourse and striking architecture. With the bus stop within easy reach its just a short ride into the heart of Ripon where you’ll find a wealth of cafes, bars and eateries as well as your favourite high street stores and smaller independent retailers. All this, plus the popular town of Harrogate is located just 12 miles from Ripon.
- Ideally located in the beautiful cathedral city of Ripon
- A range of amenities close by including cafes, restaurants and shops
- Excellent transport links with easy access to surrounding area including Leeds & Harrogate
- Stunning landscaped gardens fully maintained all year round
- Elegant communal lounge to socialise in with friends and neighbours
- Expertly designed apartments with ease of living in mind
- 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
- Mobility scooter room
- Landscaped gardens
See for yourself what Dawson Grange has to offer with virtual tours of our two bedroom apartment, Communal areas and Guest Suite. To get the best experience click the full screen icon with the four arrows below in the bottom left menu bar.
Interactive Site Plan
Our interactive site plan allows you to explore the properties on this retirement development. Click on the arrows to switch between floors. Properties in green are available and those in red are already reserved, sold or rented out. When you click on an available property you can see information about the sales and rental prices (all rental prices include service charges and ground rent). From there you can click through to the property page to get the full details.
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 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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Living at Dawson Grange
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 Ripon
Located on the River Ure in Yorkshire, Ripon is a beautiful market town with plenty of attractive features. With a history that dates back over 1,300 years the area built itself up as a famous Cathedral City with monasteries dating back to the 7th Century that are still standing strong.
For residents, a short trip to the city will bring you to a range of local amenities including supermarkets and shops, cafes, restaurants, pubs, museums and historical buildings. These include the stunning Ripon Cathedral and Ripon Spa Gardens which contain a Victorian bandstand.
Other markers of the past include the Market square, which features a 300 year old Obelisk. The weekly market is held here every Thursday and hosts lots of stalls selling fresh food, flowers, plants and clothes. This is also the site where the local Hornblower sounds his horn at 9pm every evening while other cultural attractions include an annual procession to celebrate the city's founder Wilfrid and traditional Morris dancing and long sword dancing.
Lovers of the outdoors can take a waterside stroll along Ripon canal or slightly further afield, visit Newby Hall with its spectacular gardens and woodland walks. The monastic ruins of Fountains abbey and Studley Royal Park are just a 15-minute drive away Ripon is also perfectly placed to enjoy the stunning scenery of the Yorkshire Dales.
For sports lovers, Ripon Racecourse offers a full calendar of events and makes for a great day out with friends and family and there is also an established local golf and cricket club.
Transport options are also strong in the city, linking residents of Ripon with surrounding areas. Although there is no train station in the city, nearby Harrogate and Thirsk both offer rail links while numerous bus services operate within Ripon to keep locals mobile.
These include routes to Leeds, Harrogate, Knaresborough, Boroughbridge, York, Leyburn and Richmond. Route 36 covers Harrogate and Leeds and runs every 20 minutes during the day from Monday to Saturday and every 30 minutes on Sunday. Evening buses run hourly.
Just a 20-minute drive to the A1M makes travelling to the North or South of the country an easy option.
- Conveniently situated close to these local amenities:
- White Horse Bus Stop
- North House Surgery
- Day Lewis Pharmacy
- Post Office
Dawson Grange is located on North Street, 0.3 miles from Aldi.
You can find plenty of green space close by, too. Paddies Park is only 0.2 miles away and Temple Garden 0.6 miles from the development. You will also find numerous cafés 0.5 miles from Dawson Grange.
If you like to stay active, Ripon City Golf Club is 1.2 miles away and The Ripon Tennis Centre is 1.5 miles from the development.
Getting to Location
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The Team at Dawson Grange
Offers Too Good To Miss
Spotlight Apartment – Apartment 16
Purchase Price - £329,999
Rental Price - £1,900 pcm (includes Service Charge)
Property 16 is a beautiful 2-bedroom apartment measuring 918 square feet, ideally located on the first floor boasting a South West facing Juliet balcony with views onto North Street.
The spacious living room is decorated in a natural colour which gives a bright and airy feel, the fitted kitchen comes complete with integrated appliances, and your washer dryer is conveniently located in a separate utility cupboard.
The master bedroom benefits form an en-suite shower room and walk in wardrobe fitted with hanging space and shelving units. The large second bedroom could be used as an ideal space for guests or quiet study room, the choice is yours.
Finally, the shower room is complete with a low profile shower tray and slip resistant flooring, a chrome towel radiator and an illuminating mirror.
This fantastic apartment is ready to move into today with fitted flooring throughout, don’t miss out call 0800 201 4811 to book your exclusive appointment to view.