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Icknield Way, Baldock, Hertfordshire, SG7 5AN View on map
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Situated within close proximity to the centre of the charming, historic market town of Baldock in a fantastic location next to Ivel Springs nature reserve, this proposed development will comprise of 56 elegant retirement apartments. 25 one-bedroom and 31 two-bedroom properties.

Low maintenance and sociable

The stunning landscaped garden will offer a scenic place to relax and socialise, while you will also have access to a stylish communal lounge to meet up with friends and neighbours. There will be a luxurious guest suite available for when people come to stay. And for those days when you don’t feel like cooking, our contemporary on-site bistro will serve delicious food daily. We understand how important your pets are to you and we are more than happy to welcome one well-behaved pet into your apartment with you.

Safe and secure

Intelligent security features are integral to our new retirement properties, including a 24-hour emergency call system and door video entry. Our dedicated Estates Manager and staff will be on hand, onsite, to help with anything you need, offering complete peace of mind.

Plenty to do on the doorstep

Just a short stroll away from our proposed new retirement homes in Baldock you’ll find a bustling town centre with a good mix of independent shops, restaurants and cafes - stop by the popular Cafe Luna a small independent eatery in the heart of Baldock serving delicious food and great coffee, or visit The Arbury for contemporary dining with fantastic hospitality, beautiful food and a warm welcome. Keen walkers will enjoy the tranquil Ivel Springs nature reserve and there’s great range of facilities and fitness classes, including yoga, at the nearby Knights Templar Sports Centre. The area also boasts excellent transport links with direct trains to Cambridge, Brighton and London King’s Cross station.

Development Highlights

  • Close to the historic town centre
  • Elegant one-bedroom and two-bedroom retirement apartments
  • Near to amenities including shops, cafes and a sports centre
  • Retirement Living PLUS, exclusive to the over 70s
  • Beautiful landscaped gardens
  • Safe and secure with a 24/7 emergency call system and video door entry
  • Onsite bistro
  • Easy access to Cambridge, Brighton and London

Key Features

  • 24/7 call system
  • 24 hour staffing
  • Camera entry system
  • Communal lounge
  • Estates Manager
  • Restaurant / Bistro

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Occupancy options

Found a property that takes your fancy? Find out more about the practical details including information on tenure type, service charge and FAQS.
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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Come and Visit Us

  • 27 Jan
    11:00 - 15:00

    Discovery Day

    Thomas Pryor Hall, Town Hall, High Street, Baldock, SG7 6AR

    Join us at our Discovery Day for an exclusive look at our Apartment plans.

    We're delighted to be welcoming you in and showing you what’s in store at our new development, which features 25 1-bedroom and 31 two-bedroom stunning Retirement Living Apartments. So join us for a tea and chat to find out more, and please feel free to bring along family or friends too.

    Thursday 27th January 2022 from 11.00am to 3.00pm 

    To book your exclusive appointment, call 0800 201 4811 to secure your place.


Living in Baldock

Life in Baldock
This popular market town is packed with charm and character, as well as plenty to do. It has a long and interesting history and is thought to have been was founded by the Knights Templar in the 1140s. Its rich architecture includes Georgian, Victorian, Edwardian and even Art Deco buildings. 

The town benefits from an array of local amenities making it ideal for retirement living, including a large Tesco Extra, a post office, library, dentist, several hairdressers and a sports centre. 

Foodies will love the many independent food retailers, restaurants and pubs in the town, including an award-winning butcher, popular bakery and much-loved Italian deli. The town is also renowned for its local cider. 

Out and about
If exploring is something you want to enjoy more of in retirement, then this location is hard to beat. The town’s train station provides direct services to the alluring attractions of Cambridge, London and Brighton, while the A1(M) also gives you easy access to the motorway network.

For outdoor adventures closer to home, the lovely Ivel Springs nature reserve is just next door to our proposed retirement apartments offering diverse wildlife and a number of marked walks to enjoy at your leisure.

Baldock facts:
33 miles
from london
Norton Place
Icknield Way, Baldock, Hertfordshire, SG7 5AN
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  • Conveniently situated close to these local amenities:
  • Baldock Town Bowls Club
  • Post Office
  • The Orange Tree Pub
  • Belle & Bee Beauty

Our proposed retirement apartments in Baldock will be just 0.5 miles away from the town centre with a number of high street brands, including Lloyds Pharmacy and Costcutter.

Baldock’s train station is 0.2 miles away from the new retirement development site. You can reach Cambridge by train in only 23 minutes and London King’s Cross in 42 minutes.

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