Seymour Court consists of 49 stylish one and two-bedroom retirement homes, exclusive to the over 60s and conveniently located in the beautiful coastal town of South Shields. These stunning retirement apartments are available for sale or rent and incorporate intelligent design, giving you gorgeous, yet practical living spaces. Almost all these light and spacious properties feature either a balcony or a patio.
Low maintenance and sociable
Socialising is high on the agenda in this retirement community. The development enjoys a contemporary and comfortable communal lounge and a luxurious guest suite for when people come to stay.
Safe and secure
Safety is a priority and the development benefits from hi-tech fire safety and security systems, including door video entry and 24-hour emergency call out. You’ll also enjoy the services of a friendly House Manger, who is on hand on weekdays to help with anything you need.
Plenty to do on the doorstep
This attractive retirement development is set within a quiet residential area. There is a bus stop within easy reach which quickly takes you into the heart of South Shields where you’ll find a wealth of cafes, bars and eateries as well as your favourite high street stores and smaller independent shops.
- Ideally located in the beautiful costal town of South Sheilds
- A range of amenities close by including cafes, restaurants and shops
- Great transport links, including bus stop outside the development
- Private parking available including the Enterprise's Car Club facility
- Elegant communal lounge to socialise in with friends and neighbours
- Expertly designed apartments with ease of living in mind
- House Manager
- Wheelchair access
- Lifts to all floors
- Fire detection
- Car Club
- Intruder alarm
- Camera entry system
- 24/7 call system
- Pets allowed
- Guest suite
- Communal lounge
- Mobility scooter room
See for yourself what Seymour Court has to offer with virtual tours of our one bedroom apartment, two bedroom apartment and Communal lounge. To get the best experience click the full screen icon with the four arrows below in the bottom left menu bar.
Interactive Site Plan
Our interactive site plan allows you to explore the properties on this retirement development. Click on the arrows to switch between floors. Properties in green are available and those in red are already reserved, sold or rented out. When you click on an available property you can see information about the sales and rental prices (all rental prices include service charges and ground rent). From there you can click through to the property page to get the full details.
What you can expect to pay
Did you know? Our retirement rental prices include service charge and ground rent.
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:
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Renting a retirement home is an easy, flexible and quick way to enjoy life in a McCarthy Stone community. While for some it’s a chance to ‘try before you buy’, you’ll benefit from long term security too. Did you know? Our retirement rental prices include service charge and ground rent. Find out more.
If you’d like to own your retirement property outright, we can 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.
Part buy, part rent
Get the best of both worlds with Part buy, part rent. It’s an affordable way to enjoy all the benefits of our retirement apartments without committing to the full purchase price. If you want more financial flexibility, it could be the right option for you. Find out more.
Living in South Shields
The town is also known for its wide range of restaurants, covering cuisines such as Italian, Indian and Chinese. It also offers some of the world's best fish and chips at the iconic Colmans, which is located about two miles from our Retirement Living development. Food aside, South Shields has many local attractions - a reconstructed Roman Fort, a museum and art gallery dedicated to local author Catherine Cookson, the Souter Lighthouse, the North East's only seaside fair, Ocean Beach Pleasure Park and many more.
When it comes to nature, South Shields definitely holds its own. There are a variety of walks and trails you can take along the gorgeous South Tyneside coastline where you'll come across beaches, coves and grottos, as well as one of the largest seabird colonies in the UK. For a day out and about, you can catch the historic Shields Ferry over the river Tyne to North Shields, or the bus or metro to Newcastle upon Tyne city centre.
- Conveniently situated close to these local amenities:
- Mortimer Roas - Stanton Avenue Bus Stop
- Imeary Street Surgery
- Hogg Chemists
- The Mariner Pub
The development is conveniently located in this large coastal town and you’ll find a Co-op within 0.3 miles.
The larger shopping area of King Street is just over 2 miles from the development and contains all the big stores and many independent shops.
Travel in and around the area is easy by either the local Metro, bus or ferry.
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. Please use postcode NE34 0DQ.
The Team at Seymour Court
Offers Too Good To Miss
Spotlight Apartment - Apartment 32
Purchase Price - £149,999
Rental Price - £995 pcm (includes Service Charge)
Apartment 32 is a beautiful one-bedroom property measuring 484 square feet, ideally located on the first floor, this apartment boasts a West facing Juliet balcony.
The living room is decorated in a neutral colour, with stunning oak fittings and a carpet already fitted. In the kitchen you will find a ceramic hob and cooker hood, an oven at a raised height and built in fridge/freezer. The master bedroom boasts a walk-in wardrobe which is shelved and fitted with hanging rails providing ample space for storage. Finally, a fully fitted and tiled shower room features a, low-profile shower tray with slip resistant flooring.
Call 0800 201 4811, to book your exclusive viewing today.
Find your happy place, with our two fantastic offers
Move for free
If you decide to purchase your new home, you could save an average of £16,471 on your moving costs. That’s because with our new Move for Free offer, we'll pay your estate agent, removals and legal fees* Combine this with the temporary holiday on Stamp Duty, LBTT and LTT† and it makes this the ideal time to move. *Ts&Cs apply.†The holiday applies to the first £500k of property sales in England and the first £250k of property sales in Scotland and Wales, from now until the 31st March 2021.
One month's rent free
And 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.