Carnforth is a small and vibrant town just 5 miles north of Lancaster and Morecambe. It's the ideal spot to retire to, with its stunning natural beauty, great local facilities and easy public transport links. That's why award-winning builder McCarthy & Stone chose Carnforth as the location for this superb award winning Retirement Living development, exclusively for those aged over 60.
Residents are treated to a fully modern complex, equipped with lift access to all floors, a mobility scooter store on-site and 24-hour emergency call systems. The apartments have been decorated in a lovely contemporary style, complete with walk-in wardrobes, fully fitted kitchens, Sky/Sky+ and television connections, and double-glazed windows. There is also a Communal lounge for relaxing and socialising with your neighbours, as well as a guest suite for overnight visitors. A house manager is available during set working hours, if you need anything else.
This Retirement Living development boasts a central location, backing onto the beautiful Carnforth Cricket Club. You'll be within walking distance of all of the town's main amenities, including a Tesco supermarket just 800m away, and a Booths and Aldi within a mile.
- Located in the picturesque town of Carnforth
- On the outskirts of the Lake District
- 1 bedroom apartments now available
- Sociable homeowners lounge with WiFi
- Beautifully landscaped gardens
- Car parking for homeowners & guests
- Camera entry system
- House Manager
- Guest suite
- 24/7 call system
- Lifts to all floors
- Landscaped gardens
- Pets allowed
- Underfloor heating
- Near the countryside
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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:
Living at Keerford View
Come and Visit Us
Open DaysKeerford View, 152 Lancaster Road, Carnforth, Lancashire, LA5 9EE
Thursday 24th & Friday 25th September, 11am - 4pm
Come and see our Show Complex at Keerford View, you can take a tour of the stunning show apartments, see the communal lounge and take a stroll around the landscaped gardens.
To keep you, our homeowners and colleagues safe, we are hosting our Open Days by appointment.
Don't miss out, call 0800 201 4811 to book your place.
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 Carnforth
The River Keer and the Lancaster Canal also pass through the town centre, so there are plenty of charming little spots for relaxing or soaking up the sun. From Carnforth you can access the canal network, which will take you to many surrounding villages and out into the stunning countryside.
Trains run to the Lake District, Lancaster, Manchester Airport and Skipton - making it easy to get out for a day trip or a quick holiday away from home.
Carnforth itself has many attractions, such as Leighton Hall, the ancestral home of the furniture maker Gillow, Carnforth Bookshop with more than 100,000 second-hand and antiquarian books, and of course Carnforth railway station, famously used by Oscar-winning film director Sir David Lean in his 1945 classic, Brief Encounter.
Another must-see attraction is the Nether Kellett Farmers Market - it's held on the second Sunday of every month at the Village Hall and is a great place to pick up produce and homemade food, as well as to admire local arts and crafts. For other shopping, Carnforth High Street has a number of independent retailers, as well as restaurants, cafes and pubs.
- Conveniently situated close to these local amenities:
- Tesco Superstore
- Train Station
The development is situated in a prime location in Carnforth. The historic railway station is 0.5 miles away and the development is under 1 mile from points of interest like the Heritage Centre.
You will also find many different amenities close by. The development is 0.3 miles from the local Tesco Superstore and 0.2 miles from Carnforth Library.