McCarthy Stones' brand new Retirement Living development in the popular market town of Garstang offers a collection of 36 one-bed and two-bed apartments exclusively for the over-60s. This exclusive Retirement Living community allows homeowners to downsize and free themselves from the burden and responsibility of maintaining a large family home.
In the heart of Lancashire, nestled between the Forest of Bowland and the North West coastline, is the town of Garstang. As well as benefiting from a wide range of local amenities, the town offers great transport links, with regular bus services and the M6 and A6 both nearby, making it the perfect location for a new McCarthy Stone Retirement Living development.
The town is bordered by the River Wyre, and the proposed site for the development enjoys views across the river and the surrounding countryside. Many of the development's apartments will even have their own balconies, from which you can admire these views or enjoy an outlook across the development's landscaped garden. Most of the apartments will be two-beds, with a handful of one-beds also planned.
Like in all of our Retirement Living developments, you'll be able to be as independent as you like. The Communal lounge will be a place in which you can socialise and get involved in events organised by the House Manager, such as book clubs and art classes. But your apartment is your own, where you can enjoy a little peace and quiet.
A stone's throw from the development site are a medical centre and a pharmacy, and the town centre is less than a 10-minute walk away. For those who use a scooter to get around, the development will have a scooter storage room, and there'll be on-site parking for those with a car. As well as several supermarkets and a variety of both high-street and independent shops, the town centre boasts many delightful cafes and restaurants. Plus, the local leisure centre offers a wide variety of fitness classes, from gentle exercise to full body workouts. What's more, the local swimming pool gives lessons and classes for all ages.
- Situated in a historic market town bordered by beautiful countryside
- Dedicated House Manager to run the development day-to-day
- Expertly designed apartments with ease of living in mind
- Excellent transport links with easy access to surrounding towns and villages
- Elegant communal lounge to socialise in with friends and neighbours
- A range of amenities close by including cafes, restaurants and shops
- Wheelchair access
- Lifts to all floors
- Storage facilities
- Pets allowed
- Guest suite
- Communal lounge
- Mobility scooter room
- Landscaped gardens
Lifestyle Living apartments are absolutely perfect for those looking to downsize with no other requirements. We’re living as independently as we always did, but now with much more flexibility and fun!
Living in Garstang
To discover more about the town's fascinating past, you can follow the Heritage Trail. Simply take a leaflet and choose the length of your walk. You'll be guided among Garstang's many historic buildings and landmarks, discovering interesting facts about each, including the medieval market cross, Greenhalgh Castle and the town's oldest house.
For the golfers among you, Garstang Golf Centre is less than 2 miles from the development site. A fairly modern course, the centre's 18 holes are playable year-round thanks to excellent drainage. One of the North West's most popular 'pay and play' courses, the centre also offers first-class coaching from well-respected golfing professionals.
The development's proximity to the River Wyre is ideal for any fishing enthusiasts. The river is renowned primarily for its game fishing, with wild brown trout, migratory trout and salmon all caught here. Some sections along the river do offer free fishing (be sure to check first), but the majority is controlled by various fishing clubs and angling associations, from which permits are available.
And the perfect place for a peaceful summer stroll lies just a few minutes' walk from Garstang High Street. A site on the banks of the river, the Millennium Green was set aside in 2000 for wildlife conservation. Enjoy charming riverside walks and excellent bird-watching opportunities among stunning views across the Bowland Fells. As well as the birds attracted by the river, such as kingfishers, sand martins and grey wagtails, you may spot some of the local colony of bats, and there has even been evidence of otter activity in the area.
Garstang High Street is just 0.6 miles away from the development. Here, you can find local craft and gift shops, a Post Office and other convenience stores.
For those who like to stay active, Garstang Golf Centre is less than 2 miles away. In addition, 1.3 miles away, you’ll find the annual Garstang Agricultural Show, which can be easily reached via public transport.
Getting to Location
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