Residing in the thriving village of Standish, just a 20-minute drive to Wigan and only a 45-minute drive from Manchester, this development offers a taste of country life while being close to a top UK city. A total of 24 one and 11 two-bedroom apartments make it an ideal size for those looking to settle down in the area and enjoy McCarthy & Stone?
Our design team strive to offer you the most beautiful, practical and beneficial living solutions for retirement. Having been designed to meet quality specifications and provide convenient lifestyle options, each apartment combines style with function. Waist-height ovens, raised plug sockets, anti-slip bathroom surfaces and easy-to-use appliances are just a few of our helpful design details. In addition to these, residents can expect luxury touches and stunning interiors throughout their apartment and the entire development, from stylish hallways and entrance areas to charming communal lounges.
Our beautiful communal spaces mean that you can make the most of social occasions with family, friends and the McCarthy & Stone community. The lounge makes an ideal spot for relaxing and catching up with loved ones, having a quiet read or for taking part in our many activities and events. We also have a beautiful, well-maintained landscaped garden within the grounds. Here, you'll be able to enjoy the serenity that a garden gives without having to lift a finger.
For added convenience, this property will have a dedicated on-site House Manager available to accommodate your needs and keep the property at its best. Alongside the care that a House Manger will give, we also have several security features and additional communicative measures to provide our residents with peace of mind. An intelligent video-entry system and 24-hour emergency call system are always available.
Easy access to local transport services and wider transport links make this property ideal for those who like having the independence to explore.
There are plenty of amenities right next to this development, with its prime high street location benefiting those who like to shop and enjoy the local delights. From supermarkets, boutiques, cafes and takeaways, you'll be able to find a wide array of cuisines and styles.
- Prime location next to a medical centre and high street
- Close to the bus stop and transfer links
- Gorgeous Communal lounge
- Dedicated on site House Manager
- Pets allowed
- Car parking
- 24/7 call system
- Camera entry system
- Car parking
- Fire detection
- Guest suite
- Communal lounge
- House Manager
- Landscaped gardens
- Lounge Wi-Fi access
What you can expect to pay
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.
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 Standish
Nestled in the northern countryside, Standish is a large village that is surrounded by peaceful golf courses, parks and a reservoir. The River Douglas and Worthington Reservoir can be reached in an enjoyable walk from the development, or by a short car journey.
There are several other natural sights and attractions close to the development, with the beautiful Haigh Woodland Park being only two miles away, in between Wigan and Standish. Slightly further afield, you can visit the impressive Fairy Glen, three miles from Standish. If you prefer to soak up the local culture, The Old Courts in Wigan is an excellent spot to enjoy performances and the arts.On your doorstep, among the charming shops, you can visit the striking Church of St Wilfrid. An old favourite for many locals and visitors alike is the traditional pub, The Silver Tally.
If looking to travel further afield, residents at this development can make the most of several convenient travel links. The nearest train station is only a 10-minute drive away at Appley Bridge. Other stations in under half an hour's drive include Pemberton, Gathurst, Upholland and Wigan North Western. The M61 and M6 can be reached within ease from Standish, taking you to Manchester in under an hour.
Getting to Location
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Our retirement communities are about enjoying life to the full, with company when you want it, help when you could use it, and even care when you need it. And you could be enjoying this new lifestyle sooner than you think, through our ‘We’ll Buy Your Property’ scheme.
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