Ipswich, one of the UK's most up-and-coming towns, will be the location for the latest Retirement Living development by award-winning builders McCarthy & Stone. The development, which will feature 25 one-bedroom apartments and 26 two-bedroom apartments exclusively for those over 60s, will be located in the heart of town, giving you easy access to all that Ipswich has to offer.
All 51 of McCarthy & Stone's modern Retirement Living apartments will come with a fully fitted kitchen including an oven, hob and hood, double-glazed windows and fire detection equipment. Homeowners will also be treated to extra luxuries such as a heated towel rack, integrated fridge freezer, and a Sky/Sky+ connection point. Selected apartments will have walk-in wardrobes and en suite bathrooms too.
This spacious development will have everything you could possibly need to get the most out of your retirement, with beautiful landscaped gardens, lifts to all floors and a guest suite for overnight visitors. You can socialise in the homeowners' lounge complete with complimentary Wi-Fi, and a house manager is on call for anything you should need. The development will be completely secure, with a camera entry system, intruder alarms and a 24-hour emergency call system.
Lower Brook Street is one of the most desirable addresses in Ipswich. You will be within walking distance to both the central retail district and the lovely cafes and restaurants of Ipswich Waterfront. A Sainsbury's is 150m from your front door, as well as a Boots pharmacy and two doctor's surgeries. The train station and hospital are also just a short bus ride away, with the Old Cattle Market Bus Station just down the road.
- Located in one of the most desirable addresses in Ipswich
- Landscaped gardens with an outside patio
- Development located within walking distance of town centre
- 150m from the local supermarket
- Train station and hospital a short bus ride away
- Close to a pharmacy and doctors surgery
- Wheelchair access
- Lifts to all floors
- Fire detection
- Intruder alarm
- Camera entry system
- 24/7 call system
What you can expect to pay
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.
About Retirement Living at McCarthy & Stone
The great thing about living here is that you are not hampered by all the normal tasks associated with running a home – all the gardening, roofing and guttering is all done for you.
Living in Ipswich
Over the past few years, Ipswich has become known for its shopping, transport and business opportunities. New developments such as the Waterfront entertainment district and the University Campus Suffolk have put Ipswich on the map and made it a popular destination to visit.
The main shopping area is around the pedestrianised streets of Northgate Street, Tavern Street and Carr Street, which will be less than five minutes walk from the new McCarthy & Stone Retirement Living development. Here, you'll find all the large chain stores including Debenhams and Marks & Spencer. There are also two indoor shopping malls, the Buttermarket Centre and Tower Ramparts Shopping Centre. For eating out, the best restaurants are located around the waterfront, just at the end of your street. You'll find everything from traditional British pub food to cuisines from all around the world.
- Leisure Centre
Nestled in the heart of Ipswich, there are a wealth of amenities and local attractions available near the development. The Buttermarket Centre indoor shopping centre is just 0.2 miles away in the town centre, as are a number of other shops, bars and restaurants.
The central location also provides plenty of transport options, including regular bus services. The town’s main train station is also only 0.9 miles away from the development.
Getting to Location
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