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Situated less than 2 miles from the centre of the UK's oldest recorded town, our Colchester development is within easy reach of both local amenities and a variety of attractions and places of interest. Not only does this development have a lot to offer right on its doorstep, but it also gives you the opportunity to own your home while receiving the support and care you need.

All 53 apartments, of which there are one and two beds available, have been designed with you in mind. Elegant design meets functionality in all apartments, with some featuring a balcony, ample storage, spacious living areas, and plugs and sockets placed at waist-height for your comfort and convenience. The Homeowners lounge and landscaped garden are tastefully designed spaces in which you can enjoy a tea or coffee and a chat with your fellow homeowners. Lancer House is a Retirement Living PLUS development, meaning flexible and individually tailored care packages are provided to meet all your personal support needs. The development is staffed 24 hours a day, led by the qualified Estates Manager, and a 24/7 call system provides emergency response. Camera entry ensures your safety and security, and accessibility is ensured throughout, with lifts to all floors. So you can relax knowing everything is taken care of. There's even an onsite and great-value bistro for when you don't feel like cooking.

On the doorstep you'll find a local supermarket (a 2-minute walk), and there's a medical centre and a pharmacy less than a mile away. Fancy venturing a little further? There's both car parking and a scooter room on site, and public transport is readily accessible. The train station is just a mile away (providing a direct service to London Liverpool Street), and the bus stop is a 2-minute walk.

Development Highlights

  • Local supermarket just a 2-minute walk away
  • 24 hour assistance (365 days a year)
  • On-site restaurant serving cooked meals and light bites
  • Beautifully maintained gardens
  • Car parking available
  • Elegant design of all apartments

Key Features

  • Car Club
  • 24 hour staffing
  • Wheelchair access
  • Lifts to all floors
  • Camera entry system
  • 24/7 call system
  • Lounge Wi-Fi access
  • Function Room
  • Estates Manager

Virtual Tours

See for yourself what Lancer House has to offer with virtual tours of our two bedroom apartment, guest suite, and communal lounge. To get the best experience, click the full screen icon with the four arrows below in the bottom left menu bar.

Two Bedroom Apartment

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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The properties at this development are leasehold properties with a term of 999 years from and including 01/01/2019

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 Lancer House

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THE LOCAL AREA

Living in Colchester

Colchester provides fascinating cultural, educational and leisure opportunities for all. The town centre is just 1.8 miles from the development and offers an abundance of restaurants and cafes, great shopping spots, several banks, and a variety of museums and galleries. The River Colne also runs through Colchester, along which you can enjoy beautiful, revitalizing walks. Visit Colchester Castle and you'll be led through 2000 years of some of the most important events in British history. The castle is home to some of Britain's most important historical finds, including some of the finest examples of Roman ceramic art and jewellery - the Colchester Vase and the Fenwick Treasure are two particular highlights.

At the Natural History Museum, all the family can gain fascinating insights into wildlife habitats, biodiversity and climate change, with collections focusing on north-east Essex in particular. Find out about the creatures that used to roam locally, including mammoths and even hippos. Colchester Zoo is another great place to take the family. Set in 60 acres of parkland and lakes, it is home to over 260 species, from elephants and giraffes - which you can hand-feed at daily public feeding sessions - to sea lions that will swim overhead as you walk through the 24-m tunnel. What's more, you'll come away from the zoo knowing you've made a difference, with all visits helping to fund the zoo's charity, Action for the Wild, which assists conservation projects worldwide.

For keeping active and enjoying the great outdoors, Colchester Golf Club is just over 2 miles away. An 18-hole course beautifully designed by five-time Open Champion James Braid, it is a non-profit member's club. Colchester Indoor Bowls Club is also just half a mile from the development. Open all year round, it caters for all ages and always welcomes new members.

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111,921
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Lancer House
Butt Road, Colchester, Essex, CO2 7WE
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  • Conveniently situated close to these local amenities:
  • Bus Stop
  • Hairdressers
  • Sainsburys
  • Shop

Lancer House is in a prime location, with plenty of amenities nearby. Sainsbury's Local is only 0.1 miles away and within 0.8 miles, you can find Colchester Arts Centre.

Colchester Zoo is 2.5 miles away and is easy to reach on public transport, with regular buses available. Also, Colchester Town Railway Station is 1 mile from the development if you’re looking to travel further afield.

Getting to Location

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Our people

The Team at Lancer House

Lorraine Broomfield
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Offers Too Good To Miss

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    WIN A £20,000 JOHN LEWIS HOME MAKEOVER!

    Reserve a McCarthy Stone retirement apartment by 31st July 2022, for the chance to win a £20,000 makeover* with the John Lewis Home team. As well as this incredible top prize, everyone that reserves by 31st July 2022 will receive a £500 John Lewis Gift Card*. But that’s not all! If you book a guided tour of our developments by 31st July 2022 you’ll receive a £20 John Lewis Gift Card* as a thank you.

    *Participating developments only. T&Cs apply

  • 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.

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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.