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Dawson Grange

North Street, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 1JZ View on map
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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.

Development Highlights

  • 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

Key Features

  • 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

Virtual Tours

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.

Communal Area

Interactive Site Plan

Our interactive site plan allows you to explore this retirement development. Click the tabs to view each floor, with G being the Ground Floor. You’ll see that one-bedroom retirement homes are shown in yellow and two-bedroom apartments are shown in purple. Any retirement property shown in red is already reserved, sold or rented out. When you click on an available property, you’ll be given information about the sale and/or rental prices (all rental prices include service charges and ground rent). You can then click on ‘view property’ to find out more.

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Occupancy options

Found a property that takes your fancy? Find out more about the practical details including information on tenure type, service charge and FAQS.
You can buy properties on this development. If you’d like to own your retirement property, we can help 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.
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Living at Dawson Grange

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Upcoming events

Come and Visit Us

  • 16 Dec
    13:00 - 15:00

    Festive Fizz

    Dawson Grange, North Street, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 1JZ

    Step into the seasonal sprit and join us for some festive fizz and nibbles on Thursday 16th December from 1pm until 3pm. 

    All our decorations will be up, and you can spend the afternoon with the friendly community who will be enjoying another holiday season together at Dawson Grange. 

    Call 0800 201 4811 to book your place today.

THE LOCAL AREA

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.

Ripon Facts:
17,000
people
9 miles
from Brimham Rocks
Dawson Grange
North Street, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 1JZ
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  • Conveniently situated close to these local amenities:
  • Santander
  • White Horse Bus Stop
  • North House Surgery
  • Day Lewis Pharmacy

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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Our people

The Team at Dawson Grange

Jayne Wilmot
Sales Consultant
Offer

Offers Too Good To Miss

  • Smooth Move

    Smooth Move

    Nobody expects moving home to be easy, but we’re here to help you every step of the way; from the moment you make a reservation, through to the day you move in. Our Smooth Move service ensures everything goes like clockwork, which includes helping with the cost*.

    To find our more please call 0800 201 4811.

  • We can help reduce the hassle of selling your current property

    Moving home no longer has to be a daunting experience or take forever. If your current property qualifies for Part Exchange*, you’ll effectively have a cash buyer. So you’ll avoid all the usual uncertainty and frustration.

    To find our more please call 0800 201 4811.

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    Find your happy place with our fantastic rental offer

    One month's rent free

    If you would prefer to rent, we can either offer you one month's rent free or free removals* on selected properties. *Ts&Cs apply.

    To find our more please call 0800 201 4811.

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