Lancaster Court consists of 40 stylish one and two-bedroom retirement homes, exclusive to the over 60s and conveniently located close to the centre of Cockermouth. These stunning retirement apartments are available for sale or rent and incorporate intelligent design, giving you gorgeous, yet practical living spaces. Almost all these light and spacious properties feature either a Juliette balcony or a patio.
Low maintenance and sociable
Socialising is high on the agenda in this retirement community. The development enjoys a contemporary and comfortable communal lounge and a luxurious guest suite for when people come to stay. What’s more the rooftop terrace offers a scenic views of an ancient castle and the stunning backdrop of the Cumbrian Fells, a perfect place to relax and chat with friends.
Safe and secure
Safety is a priority and the development 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 retirement development is ideally located close to all the amenities that Cockermouth has to offer, including the beautiful River Derwent. There is a bus stop within easy reach which quickly takes you into the heart of Cockermouth where you’ll find a wealth of cafes, bars and eateries as well as your favourite high street stores and smaller independent shops.
- A stunning rooftop terrace with castle views
- Elegant communal lounge to socialise in with friends and neighbours
- Ideally located in the beautiful market Town of Cockermouth
- Exclusively available for the over-60s
- A stone's throw away from local shops and amenities
- Camera entry and 24-hour emergency call system for added peace of mind
- Roof terrace
- Pets allowed
- Near the countryside
- House Manager
- Guest suite
- Car parking
- 24/7 call system
- Communal lounge
- Mobility scooter room
See for yourself what Lancaster Court has to offer with virtual tours of our one bedroom apartment, two bedroom apartment, Guest Suite, Communal area and roof-top terrace. 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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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 Cockermouth
One of the town's main landmarks is Cockermouth Castle - with its original 13th Century dungeons - open to the public during the town's July festival. There's also the beautifully preserved Wordsworth House - birthplace of the poet, William Wordsworth, which offers fascinating tours of the house and gardens. Cockermouth's ancient market square has been recently rejuvenated and now reflects the town's eclectic history in various examples of stonework and pavement art. The traders still gather on the first Saturday of every month.
Cockermouth has plenty of shops and supermarkets, along with a wide array of amenities and independent local traders. There's also a fine selection of artisan restaurants, tea-rooms and eateries, and many of the town's excellent traditional pubs serve beers produced by Cockermouth's own Jennings Brewery, who also provide on-site tours.
For fitness enthusiasts, Cockermouth has its own sports centre with two gymnasiums and a large swimming pool. Culture-seekers can enjoy a varied calendar of theatre, cinema, comedy and performing arts events held at the Kirkgate centre. The town hosts a number of annual festivals, including The Cockermouth Live music and arts festival in July and the Taste Cumbria Cockermouth food festival in September. Cockermouth has regular local bus services connecting to the towns of Workington, Penrith and Carlisle. The town of Keswick - at the heart of the Lake District - is a 20 minute drive away.
- Conveniently situated close to these local amenities:
- Cottage Hospital Bus Stop
- Cockermouth Leisure Centre
- All Saints Church
- Castle Bar
From the development, there are a number of retail shops, cafés and supermarkets just 0.4 miles away.
If you like to stay active, Cockermouth Leisure Centre is within 0.2 miles and you can find walking opportunities organised by The Lake District Walker just 0.5 miles away.Also, you are under 0.5 miles from Wordsworth House, a National Trust property.
Getting to Location
If you are using a Sat Nav system you may need the full address of this development. The postcode is newly created by Royal Mail and may not be accurate for some months.
The Team at Lancaster Court
Offers Too Good To Miss
Apartment of the Month - Apartment 20
Purchase Price - £214,999
Rental Price - £1,270 pcm (includes Service Charge)
Apartment 20 is a beautiful one-bedroom property measuring 588 square feet, ideally located on the first floor, this apartment boasts an East facing Juliet balcony.
The living room is decorated in a neutral colour, with stunning oak fittings and a carpet already fitted. In the kitchen you will find a ceramic hob and cooker hood, an oven at a raised height and built in fridge/freezer. The master bedroom boasts a walk-in wardrobe which is shelved and fitted with hanging rails providing ample space for storage. Finally, a fully fitted and tiled shower room features a, low-profile shower tray with slip resistant flooring.
Call 0800 201 4811, to book your exclusive viewing today.
Find your happy place, with our two fantastic offers
Move for free
If you decide to purchase your new home, you could save an average of £16,471 on your moving costs. That’s because with our new Move for Free offer, we'll pay your estate agent, removals and legal fees* Combine this with the temporary holiday on Stamp Duty, LBTT and LTT† and it makes this the ideal time to move. *Ts&Cs apply.†The holiday applies to the first £500k of property sales in England and the first £250k of property sales in Scotland and Wales, from now until the 31st March 2021.
One month's rent free
And 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.