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Our Retirement Living PLUS development in the attractive town of Oakham near Rutland Water, is now selling.  The development features 29 one bedroom and 29 two bedroom apartments, designed exclusively for the over 70s. Every apartment at the McCarthy Stone Retirement Living PLUS development is fitted with a camera entry system. There are also intruder alarms in all of the properties, along with smoke detectors for your safety.

The high quality development has been designed with retirees in mind, allowing you to live independently with the peace of mind of having on site staff available 24 hours per day should you need them. There is lift access to all floors, and special modifications in the apartments for those with limited mobility. Every apartment has a fully fitted kitchen, shower room with a heated towel rail, raised height electrical sockets, fitted wardrobes and energy efficient heating.

Every homeowner at Saxon Gardens can enjoy access to the landscaped gardens, a sociable communal lounge where you can socialise with your neighbours plus an on-site bistro servicing delicious meals daily. Oakham High Street is only 0.2 miles from the development, where you will find all of the local amenities such as a bank, pharmacy and shops. There are also plenty of independent cafes and restaurants.

Development Highlights

  • 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

Key Features

  • 24/7 call system
  • Balconies
  • Camera entry system
  • Estates Manager
  • Guest suite
  • Lifts to all floors
  • Pets allowed
  • Wheelchair access
  • Bistro

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One 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 Saxon Gardens

Saxon Gardens rear exterior

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Saxon Gardens front exterior

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THE LOCAL AREA

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.

Oakham Facts:
10,922
people 
25 miles
from Leicester
Saxon Gardens
Penn Street, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6DF
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  • Conveniently situated close to these local amenities:
  • Lloyds Bank
  • Rutland Memorial Hospital
  • Catmose Sports Centre
  • Boots

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

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.

Our people

The Team at Saxon Gardens

Andrea Shaw
Area Sales Manager
Offer

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

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    Find your happy place with our fantastic rental offer

    One month's rent free

    If you would prefer to rent, we can either offer you one month's rent free or free removals* on selected properties. *Ts&Cs apply.

    To find our more please call 0800 201 4811.

  • 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.