With an on-site bistro, flexible care and 24 hour emergency call systems, the latest development from McCarthy & Stone offers Retirement Living PLUS apartments in the heart of a popular medieval market town in beautiful Wiltshire.
Made up of 34 two bedroom and 21 one bedroom apartments, this Retirement Living PLUS development is within easy access to the stunning Salisbury plain and the local towns of Salisbury, Chippenham, Bath, Melksham and Trowbridge.
The range of both one and two bedroom apartments come with a host of thoughtful details that are designed specifically with the needs of the over 70s in mind. These include raised height electrical sockets, lifts to all floors and mobility scooter storage. Our Retirement Living PLUS properties offer an extra level of comfort with a dedicated Estates Manager and staff on-site 24/7.
There will be 54 car parking spaces and overnight visitors have access to a dedicated guest suite. Every apartment in the Devizes development comes with double-glazing, panel heating and a fully fitted kitchen and shower room as standard as well as telephone and TV points installed in the living room and main bedroom and a Sky/Sky+ connection point.
- Staff on site 24/7
- Local amenities located less than a mile from site
- On-site bistro style restaurant open daily with expert chef
- A frequent bus service to town centre
- Set in 5.3 acres of beautiful landscaped gardens
- Charming medieval market town
- Wheelchair access
- Camera entry system
- 24/7 call system
- Estates Manager
- Guest suite
- Landscaped gardens
- Car parking
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 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 Shackleton Place
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 Devizes
With a rich history and enviable location, Devizes is a great town for anyone looking for a peaceful lifestyle without compromising on local amenities and transport links. Home to nearly 32,000 residents, Devizes is a bustling and popular medieval market town. The Kennet and Avon Canal runs through the town and the famous Caen Hill Locks are situated 2.5 miles away, comprising a series of 29 locks over a 2-mile stretch of water.
Devizes features a variety of local and national shops including a large Sainsbury's that's just under a mile from the new development. The town is also lucky to have kept a good selection of unique independent shops offering a wide range of goods not found elsewhere. Weekly general and collectors markets, farmers' markets and continental markets also serve to give the town a rich sense of character and community.
A visit to the town's central Market Place offers several restaurants and cafes for laidback afternoons and evening meals, as well as a range of boutiques and shops. There is also a local cinema and a small pedestrianised area known as The Brittox. Devizes is also home to the Wadworth Brewery at the north end of Market Place. Their shire horses can regularly be seen making deliveries across the town centre.
Lovers of the great outdoors will enjoy the fantastic access to the stunning Salisbury plain in the heart of the Wiltshire countryside. With 300 square miles of chalk downlands, the plain is known for its rich archaeological history and is also home to the legendary Stonehenge.
- Conveniently situated close to these local amenities:
- The Lansdowne Surgery
- Devizes Library
- Devizes Post Office
- The Black Horse
- Little House of Coffee
- Pizza Express
- Marks & Spencer
- Wharf Theatre
The traditional Market Place is 0.7 miles from the development. Here, you’ll find a collection of independent and well-known shops, as well as an outdoor market every Thursday.
There’s plenty to keep you busy and active nearby. Devizes Leisure Centre is just 1.2 miles away and a cinema, library and Devizes Bowls Club are all within 1 mile of Shackleton Place.
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.