This modern development offers a collection of 22 stylish one bedroom apartments and 12 spacious two bedroom apartments exclusively for those over the age of 60.
Our last brand new, unreserved apartment is available to buy with Shared Ownership, so you could buy a 50% share for £82,500 with a monthly rent of £190pcm*, in partnership with Homes England. Contact us today to find out more on 0800 201 4811
Located in the historic market town of Darlington our modern Retirement Living development is the ideal option for those seeking accommodation in the beautiful area of County Durham. Situated in the prestigious West End, close to the town centre, this is the perfect choice for your retirement. The bustling town centre with its extensive range of shops, eateries and other amenities is just half a mile away and leafy Stanhope Park is right on your doorstep.
Fully equipped and finished to a high standard, your apartment is the perfect base for you to enjoy an independent and active retirement. The development features excellent security systems including 24-hour emergency calls and a dedicated House Manager, which are sure to offer peace of mind. Furthermore, there will be lift access throughout.
Your apartment includes a spacious bedroom and living area, along with a fully fitted kitchen and bathroom. Walk-in wardrobes as well as the balconies that feature in select apartments make for added luxury. Residents will also benefit from a social lounge, where you can relax and catch up with friends, as well as a guest suite that's perfect for visitors. Outside, you'll discover beautifully maintained gardens and plenty of greenery, along with car parking facilities.
*Other shares are available, with a monthly rent. Qualifying criteria applies. Shared ownership is only available on selected properties at participating developments.
For more information visit: mccarthyandstone.co.uk/what-we-offer/occupancy-options/shared-ownership
- A stone's throw away from local shops and amenities on Duke Street
- Ideally located in the beautiful market Town of Darlington
- Excellent transport links with easy access to surrounding towns and villages
- Just next to leafy and green Stanhope Park
- Elegant communal lounge to socialise in with friends and neighbours
- Expertly designed apartments with ease of living in mind
- 24/7 call system
- Camera entry system
- Car parking
- House Manager
- Guest suite
- Communal lounge
- Pets allowed
- Mobility scooter room
Great Homes for Sale
See for yourself what Swinden 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 easily find available retirement properties. Click the tabs to view each floor. You'll see that one-bedroom homes are in yellow and two-bedroom homes are in purple. When you click on a property, you'll find out whether it is available for sale, rent or shared ownership, as well as pricing. Click on 'view property' to find out more. Retirement homes shown in red are already reserved, sold or rented out, but may be available on our Resales website.
The properties at this development are leasehold properties with a term of 999 years from and including 01/06/2018
- Electricity, heating and lighting (communal areas)
- Water and sewage (communal areas and apartments)
- Maintenance of building and gardens
- Building insurance
- Development staff
- Future maintenance fund
- Professional fees
- Emergency call system
- Income to guest suites and sundry income
What's not included?
- Electricity, heating and lighting (apartments)
- Home and contents insurance
- Council Tax
- Phone / broadband
- TV licence / TV service
* Reviewed annually
- You can enjoy the McCarthy Stone lifestyle without paying the full purchase price.
- Buying a percentage share of the property allows you to manage your finances to cater for possible future needs.
- If you buy 75% of the value of the property, there is no rent to pay on the outstanding share.
- If you buy 50% of the value of the property, you will pay rent on the outstanding share.
- You could claim up to £500 a year to help with essential repairs in the first 10 years.
With this scheme, you can purchase up to 75% of the value of your property – and if you own 75%, you won’t pay any rent on the outstanding 25% share. It provides a more affordable way to buy one of our retirement properties.
What is Shared Ownership and who are Homes England?
Is Shared Ownership available at all your locations?
Who will own the share of the property I don’t buy?
Do I need financial advice?
Will a financial review be needed?
What will it cost upfront?
You should plan for some one-off costs associated with your purchase, including, but not limited to the following:
• Reservation deposit (which is deducted from your final purchase)
• Solicitors Fees and disbursements
• Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) in England.
Your solicitor will be able to tell you if the tax applies and how much it will be
• Estate Agent fees if selling a current property
Can I purchase a parking space?
What does the £500 essential repairs include?
Living at Swinden Court
Living in Darlington
Providing a solid base from which to explore the moors and dales as well as the rugged Pennine Way, it is perfect for nature lovers and offers residents the chance to view many natural beauty spots.
Historically the town contains some of the most important Early English churches in the north of the country - including the 12th Century St. Cuthbert's - and you can still see ancient styles in the architecture which was influenced by the local Quaker families and the wider Victorian era.
Darlington also hosts a weekly outdoor market and a thriving indoor market which is found beneath the town clock on Prebend Row - also home to the Cornmill Shopping Centre which provides the main retail opportunities for the town.
The local market square is also one of the biggest in the country and there are plenty of modern activities for residents to enjoy, including sport, leisure, entertainment and dining.
- Conveniently situated close to these local amenities:
- The Co-op Bank Darlington
- Trinity Road Bus Stop
- Rowlands Pharmacy
- Tanners Hall
Swinden Court is perfectly located on the doorstep of the leafy Stanhope Park. Within 1 mile, you’ll find the busy town centre and all the main shops, as well as two cinema complexes and the Cornmill Shopping Centre.
Also, it’s just 1.1 miles to Darlington Railway Station, which is on the East Coast Main Line. From here, you can travel to London King’s Cross, Edinburgh, Manchester and Leeds.
Getting to Location
If you are using a Sat Nav system use the postcode DL3 7AZ. The official postcode is newly created by Royal Mail and may not be accurate for some months.
The Team at Swinden Court
Offers Too Good To Miss
Featured Property - Apartment 2
Join our friendly homeowners at Swinden Court when complete the community and move into our last brand new apartment.
Exclusively available to buy with Shared Ownership. you can snap up this property for £82,500 which is 50% of the purchase price with monthly rent of £190pcm^.
Other shares are available, call and arrange your viewing to find out more.
Located on the ground floor, apartment 2 benefits from an open plan living area with a patio area looking out onto the landscaped gardens.
In the kitchen you'll find clever storage plus integrated appliances, thoughtfully designed to make cooking and cleaning as effortless as possible.
The bedroom includes a mirrored fitted wardrobe with hanging rails and shelves and the shower room is finished with a slip resistant flooring, heated towel radiator and illuminated mirror.
Book your viewing and we'll pop the kettle on, call 0800 201 4811.
^Ts&Cs apply - visit mccarthyandstone.co.uk/shared-ownership