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.
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 will feature 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, so it's easy for residents to get around.
Your apartment will include 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.
Now there are even more ways to make your dream move to retirement at Swinden Court. As well as buying an apartment outright, we now offer Rental options and Part Rent, Part Buy options. Contact us today to find out more on 0800 201 4811.
- Situated within a short walk of Duke Street
- Close proximity to the town centre
- Excellent transport links via rail, road and bus
- Just next to leafy and green Stanhope Park
- Beautifully decorated Communal Lounge
- Stunning landscaped gardens
- 24/7 call system
- Camera entry system
- Car parking
- House Manager
- Guest suite
- Communal lounge
- Pets allowed
- Mobility scooter room
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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.
Estimated total Service Charge and Ground Rent Charge per week:
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Living at Swinden Court
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 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.
- The Co-op Bank Darlington
- Trinity Road Bus Stop
- Rowlands Pharmacy
- Tanners Hall
- The Keys and Institute
- Sainsbury's Local
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.