Our Retirement Living PLUS development in the attractive town of Oakham near Rutland Water, is now selling and our Show Complex is open By Appointment Only. The complex features 29 one bed and 29 two bed apartments, designed exclusively for the over 70s. At the McCarthy & Stone Retirement Living PLUS development in Oakham, safety is ensured with modern technology. Every apartment is fitted with a camera entry system, so you know exactly who is calling before permitting them access. We've also installed intruder alarms in all homes, as well as smoke detectors for your safety.
The high quality development and apartments has be designed with retirees in mind, allowing you to live independently with the peace of mind of having on site staff available 24 hours should you need them. There is a lift access to all floors, and special modifications in the apartments for those with limited mobility. We fit every apartment with a fully fitted kitchen, an electric kitchen window, an easy access shower room with a heated towel rail for those cold winter mornings, raised height electrical sockets to save bending too far, a fitted wardrobe so there's plenty of storage, and energy efficient heating to save you money.
Every resident at the McCarthy & Stone development can enjoy access to the entire complex, including landscaped gardens, a sociable Communal Lounge where you can meet your new neighbours, and an on-site bistro servicing delicious meals daily. Oakham High Street is only 0.2 miles from the complex, where homeowners will find all the local amenities like a bank, pharmacy and shops, as well as plenty of independent cafes and restaurants.
- Only 250m from Oakham High Street and Tesco
- 24 hour on-site staff
- Beautiful secluded gardens
- Communal Lounge
- On-site Bistro
- Carefully designed apartments for independent living
- 24/7 call system
- Camera entry system
- Estates Manager
- Guest suite
- Lifts to all floors
- Mobility scooter room
- Pets allowed
- Wheelchair access
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What you can expect to pay
Take a look through our Retirement Living PLUS service charge costs.
Each year, we help residents set the budget that they need for retirement. Although we cannot guarantee that our Retirement Living PLUS 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 PLUS 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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Living at Saxon Gardens
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 Oakham
Oakham is the county town of Rutland in the East Midlands, 30 miles south east of Nottingham, 25 miles to the east of Leicester and 23 miles west of Peterborough. Oakham town centre has a thriving community, with plenty of independent shops, cafes and pubs, as well as all the local amenities like supermarkets, banks and pharmacies, and even a butcher's shop. There is a convenient Tesco supermarket only 250m away from the development, ideal for all the essentials.
McCarthy & Stone residents will have plenty of choice when it comes to eating out in Oakham, as there is a huge selection of restaurants serving a variety of cuisines, from traditional English fayre to Indian, Chinese and America. Oakham Castle is a popular attraction within the town, a rare example of 12th century architecture and sculptures. There's also Rutland County Museum for those interested in local history, and Oakham Library only 0.2 miles from the proposed development. Oakham lies to the west of Rutland Water, which is one of the largest man-made lakes in Europe, and a popular tourist attraction due to the wide variety of wildlife and ecosystems it supports.
The lakes are a conservation area, with plenty of birds, plants, insects and other native species making their homes there. The reserve is located 1.5 miles from the McCarthy & Stone development. Oakham train station is only 0.5 miles from the proposed development, which connects to Birmingham and Leicester to the west, and Peterborough to the east. There is also a once-daily service to Bedford, Luton and London St Pancras which passes over the historic Welland Viaduct, so there's plenty of opportunity for days out.
- Lloyds Bank
- Rutland Memorial Hospital
- Catmose Sports Centre
Centrally located in the heart of Oakham, Saxon Gardens is 0.2 miles from a Tesco Superstore and 0.4 miles from the High Street. Oakham Bowling Club and the local library can be reached in 0.3 miles.
Transport links are good both locally and further afield. There is a bus stop in 0.2 miles and Oakham Railway Station, which provides links to London, Birmingham and Peterborough, is just 0.7 miles away.
Getting to Location
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