The Lock House development enjoys prime location in popular Taunton, a friendly and exciting South West town that's ideally suited to retirement living. This fine collection of age-exclusive apartments is a must-see for those desiring retirement living in Taunton. Lock House comprises a range of one and two bedroom properties, all of which are large, stylish and perfect for an independent retirement. This development even has a communal rooftop terrace and fantastic gym for homeowners to enjoy.
The apartments at Lock House include generously proportioned bedrooms, spacious living areas and high quality kitchens and shower rooms. Washer/Dryers are included in all apartments for your privacy and convenience. Homeowners benefit from double glazing and Dimplex panel heaters, with selected apartments including private balconies or terrace areas. There is plenty of storage in your new apartment, including walk-in wardrobes, and every room is complete with high spec fittings and fixtures.
With our outdoor spaces, a delightful South facing sun deck leading from the Homeowners' Lounge so you can enjoy the summer days and stunning evening sunsets to the west, plus a further decked area from the gym with panoramic views of the Quantocks, to the Black Down Hills and over the River Tone and surrounding Firepool area. When it comes to your friends and family visiting, both of our sun decks have outdoor furniture so you can entertain al fresco, then they can enjoy comfort and privacy in the Lock House guest suite for overnight stays.
- Rooftop terrace with views
- South facing sun deck seating areas
- On-site Gym
- Fantastic transport links by rail and motorway
- 0.6 miles from Somerset County Cricket ground and City Centre
- Short distance from local amenities and local Taunton swimming pool
- Lifts to all floors
- Camera entry system
- 24/7 call system
- House Manager
- Guest suite
- Mobility scooter room
- Landscaped gardens
- Car parking
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.
Estimated total Service Charge and Ground Rent Charge per week:
Living at Lock House
Enjoy all the benefits of a McCarthy & Stone retirement community without having to sell your property. You can move in quickly, knowing there’s long-term security with one of our Assured Tenancies and settle in to your new home with minimum fuss. A rent to buy option is also available, so you can really try the lifestyle before you buy.
Part buy, part rent
Enjoy the lifestyle without committing to the full purchase price, giving you more financial flexibility for the future.
Living in Taunton
With so much to see and do, Taunton is a perfect location for you to enjoy your retirement. A county town with a rich and interesting history, it offers the best of modern amenities whilst being a short bus or car journey away from the beautiful Quantock Hills. This welcoming and friendly town hosts a wide range of events all year round including the popular Taunton Flower Show, The Rural Living Show and is the birthplace of Taste of the West. It is also home to the ever popular Somerset County Cricket Club.
You will find a bus stop 0.4km from the development and a supermarket, pharmacy, Post Office, coffee shop and doctor's surgery are all within 1km walk of the development.
- Bus stop
- Leisure Centre
- Public House
- Train station
The development is in an excellent location with plenty of amenities nearby. Orchard Shopping Centre is under 1 mile away and it’s only 0.4 miles to Morrisons if you need groceries.
Taunton Station is just 0.2 miles away with trains to Penzance, Edinburgh, London, Cardiff and more - perfect for a day out.
For a leisurely stroll, the scenic Victoria Park is 0.6 miles away.
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 Lock House
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Our retirement communities are about enjoying life to the full, with company when you want it, help when you could use it, and even care when you need it. And you could be enjoying this new lifestyle sooner than you think, through our ‘We’ll Buy Your Property’ scheme.
To find our more please call 0800 201 4811.
Try before you buy
If you’ve been thinking about what living in one of our developments is really like, now is the perfect time to give it a try. We are offering a complimentary two night stay in one of our fully furnished retirement apartments.
To arrange a stay call us on 0800 201 4811.