Gilbert Place

Lowry Way, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3 1FX View on map
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Providing residents with style, function and a taste of luxury living, this proposed Retirement Living PLUS development will comprise of stunning one and two bedroom apartments. Designed to provide anyone over the age of 70 with the exact amount of independence needed to suit their lifestyle, residents can enjoy freshly prepared meals, domestic assistance and tailored, personal care from our dedicated YourLife team.

Each apartment will be furnished and decorated to the highest standard, creating a cosy yet quality feel with plenty of convenient and clever touches to benefit your needs. Ovens and plug sockets have been installed at waist height to make everyday tasks easier, while the bespoke-fitted bathrooms feature slip-resistant flooring and lever taps. Communal areas such as laundry rooms include handrails and raised appliances. Many of the apartments also include lovely balconies, giving residents an extra place to unwind, relax and enjoy some fresh air.

When residents don’t feel like cooking, they can visit our on-site bistro style restaurant for carefully selected menus and freshly prepared hot food. They can also go to our delightful Club lounge for a cup of tea or coffee and a catch up with their guests or friends. Plenty of social activities and events will take place here, and residents can choose whatever level of involvement that they'd like.

For peace of mind, our Swindon development has an intelligent video entry system and a 24/7 emergency call system. There is ample parking available to our residents with extra space for guests, while a scooter store and cycle store provide additional travel options.

Development Highlights

  • This development is under construction
  • Close to town centre
  • Beautiful landscaped gardens
  • Retail shop on the ground floor
  • On-site bistro with freshly prepared food
  • Pets allowed

Key Features

  • Estates Manager
  • 24 hour staffing
  • Care provisions
  • Communal lounge
  • Salon
  • Mobility scooter room
  • Guest suite
  • Car parking
  • Camera entry system
Service Charges

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.

What's Included

About Retirement Living PLUS

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Upcoming events

Come and Visit Us

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    Discovery Day

    Fri 29th Nov 2019 10:30am - 3pm
    Swindon Marriott Hotel, Pipers Way, Swindon SN3 1SH

    As construction is now underway at Gilbert Place, our new Swindon development, now is the perfect time to discover more about retirement living with McCarthy & Stone. Join us at our Discovery Day for an opportunity to meet the team and learn about our upcoming development over some light refreshments.

    • Speak to our experienced team who will be able to answer any questions you might have.
    • Find out more about our stunning new development comprising Retirement Living PLUS apartments exclusively for the over 70s.
    • Meet with our moving specialists who can advise you on everything from selling your property to packing your belongings ahead of your move.
    • View apartment plans and find out key dates for your diary, such as when prices will be available and when you can reserve off-plan.

    Sessions are at 10.30am, 12pm and 1.30pm. Places are limited, to book onto one of our sessions please call 0800 201 4811.

ownership types

Flexible Purchasing

  • Buy

    Purchase your new home outright and you'll enjoy continued ownership of your own property. Our Smooth Move and Part Exchange services are designed to help make your move even easier.

THE LOCAL AREA

Living in Swindon

Situated in a former energy centre and surrounded by greenery, our Swindon development is a wonderful place to call home.

The heart of Swindon Old Town is just a short drive from this development and is home to plenty of cultural, leisure, shopping and social activities that are easily accessible to all. Here, there are an array of restaurants, bars and cafes to suit every taste, from cosy Thai or Italian restaurants to fine dining and local pubs, they’ll be spoilt for choice. Swindon Museum & Art Gallery and Swindon Central Library will give residents a place to soak up the local culture, while a Cineworld and the MECA provide some fun. For something a little different, residents can enjoy live music, comedy and open mic nights at the Victoria Pub.

Swindon Town Football Club is just a 12-minute drive from this development, making it an excellent location for sports fans. Residents can also visit the local sports centre or bowling green for more intimate sporting events and activities. There are plenty of activities to keep the resident’s occupied that will suit every energy level, and an excellent American golf course, Broome Manor, is just a 15-minute walk away. In addition to this, there are plenty of woods, parks, playgrounds and fields close to this development, making it ideal for regular strolls and visiting family and friends. 

Getting around both locally and further afield is simple, with regular bus services and transport links accessible nearby. In addition to this, Swindon train station is a 20-minute bus trip from this development and offers links to Bristol, Newbury, Gloucester and London while the M4 can be reached in under half an hour.

Swindon Facts:
182,441
people 
39 miles
from Bristol
Gilbert Place
Lowry Way, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3 1FX

This development is conveniently located for all amenities available in the bustling town of Swindon, including a Morrisons and a Matalan. In 2.6 miles, you can reach both The Designer Outlet and Brunel Shopping Centre. Here you’ll find a huge range of major brands, restaurants and cafés.

If you love the great outdoors, Coate Water Country Park and Lawns Park can be reached in 1.6 miles. Featuring meadows, lakes and woodlands, they provide the perfect place for a refreshing stroll.

Getting to Location

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Our people

The Team at Gilbert Place

Elizabeth Griffin
Sales Consultant
I have worked for McCarthy and Stone since 2006 and have seen many lives transformed by moving into our beautiful apartments. It is always a pleasure to hear from our new homeowners that they love the easy lifestyle, comfort, security and friendships they gain with their new home. I really enjoy my role helping my customers move as easily as possible. Every day brings new people, conversation and places when selling from plan as if you are unable to get to us we can travel anywhere to you to help you reserve your new apartment - no two days are ever the same.

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.