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Miller Place

Former Putnoe Lower School, Overdale, BEDFORD, MK41 8EN View on map
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There is just one stunning one-bedroom apartment available in this attractive and sociable retirement development in beautiful Bedford. The development offers landscaped gardens and a luxurious communal lounge and is exclusive to the over 60s. Miller Place is well situated with a pharmacy, community centre, Post Office, butcher, delicatessen and church all within walking distance. You’ll find a choice of large supermarkets less than a mile away and Bedford town centre is less than two miles away.

Spacious, light, and contemporary, all McCarthy Stone retirement properties are designed to be a pleasure to live in, with high spec, high quality fixtures and fittings throughout. The lovely shared garden is ideal for soaking up the sunshine with a gin and tonic during the warmer months and the communal lounge offers a sociable spot for coffee with friends. There’s also a hotel-style guest suite for when people come to stay.

You’ll benefit from the peace of mind of a welcoming House Manager onsite during office hours, as well as integrated safety features like a 24-hour emergency call out system, fire detection and a video camera entry system.

All McCarthy Stone retirement apartments in Bedford are close to attractions and amenities. Although small, Bedford is diverse and cosmopolitan and offers plenty of things to do, whether you are into sports, culture, history, eating out or shopping. As well as an idyllic riverside setting on the banks of the River Great Ouse, Bedford also offers first-class green spaces like Bowfield Park, Bedford Park and Goldington Green Park. With the added attractions of Cambridge, Oxford and London on the doorstep, Bedford is a fantastic option for retirement living. 

Development Highlights

  • Property for sale in Bedford
  • One-bedroom retirement apartment
  • Easy access to the town centre
  • Close to amenities including shops, cafes and restaurants

Key Features

  • Communal lounge
  • Function Room
  • Guest suite
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Pets allowed
  • 24/7 call system

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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 in Bedford

Foodies will love Bedford’s Charter Market and the variety of places to eat in Bedford which offer global cuisine alongside traditional fare, and there are plenty of scenic walks by the River Great Ouse and around the Saxon Bedford Castle Mound and Embankment Gardens to work off the calories too. 

If you are in search of culture try the Southbank Arts Centre, the Higgens Bedford or the Panacea Museum. The Bedford Corn Exchange offers theatre, music and comedy or try the new Quarry Theatre for innovative productions. Festivals are popular and frequent, for example, the Taste food festival, or there’s the town’s very own Edinburgh-style Fringe, Bedfringe, and the huge biannual Bedford River Festival. 

If you are looking for retirement homes in Bedford, it’s good to know 83% of McCarthy Stone homeowners experience a sense of community in their retirement property.

Bedford Facts:
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Miller Place
Former Putnoe Lower School, Overdale, BEDFORD, MK41 8EN
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Bedford offers easy access to the famous cities of London, Cambridge and Oxford and is within a thirty minute drive to Milton Keynes with its impressive modern shopping centres, ski centre and the famous Bletchley Park. 

But Bedford is also surrounded by quaint villages that are perfect for relaxing days out. Bromham has spectacular bridges, a working 17th century mill and an annual festival, Bromham Mill Apple Day. Or visit the Domesday village of Stevington and see Kathy Brown’s gardens or the pretty Tudor village of Elstow with its abbey and the Moot Hall Museum. 


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Our people

The Team at Miller Place

Cheryl Ball
Senior Sales Consultant

Offers Too Good To Miss

  • We can help reduce the hassle of selling your current property

    Moving home no longer has to be a daunting experience or take forever. If your current property qualifies for Part Exchange*, you’ll effectively have a cash buyer. So you’ll avoid all the usual uncertainty and frustration.

    To find our more please call 0800 201 4811.

  • Visit us and receive a gift card - McCarthy Stone

    A gift from us to you

    Visit a McCarthy Stone development near you this Autumn and we’ll give you a M&S voucher* to spend as you like. Simply take a tour of our stylish development with our knowledgeable sales team and they’ll sort out the rest.

    To arrange your first time visit, call us on 0800 201 4811 today.

    * Terms and conditions apply

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.