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.
- 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
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 floor plan allows you to explore the properties on this retirement development. Click on the labelled tabs to view either the ground or first floor. The key tells you whether an apartment is available or already sold/rented out. It also tells you how many bedrooms it has. When you click on a property you can see information about the sales and rental prices (all rental prices include service charges and ground rent). From there you can click through to the property page to get the full details.
Great Homes for Sale and Rent
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 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
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 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
- 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.
The Team at Swinden Court
Offers Too Good To Miss
Spotlight Apartment - Apartment 12
Purchase Price - £174,999
Rental Price - £995 pcm (includes Service Charge)
Apartment 12 is a beautiful one-bedroom property measuring 497 square feet, ideally located on the first floor, this apartment boasts a West facing balcony.
The living room is decorated in a neutral colour, with stunning oak fittings and a carpet already fitted. In the kitchen you will find a ceramic hob and cooker hood, an oven at a raised height and built in fridge/freezer. The master bedroom boasts a walk-in wardrobe which is shelved and fitted with hanging rails providing ample space for storage. Finally, a fully fitted and tiled shower room features a, low-profile shower tray with slip resistant flooring.
Call 0800 201 4811, to book your exclusive viewing today.
Find your happy place, with our two fantastic offers
Move for free
If you decide to purchase your new home, you could save an average of £16,471 on your moving costs. That’s because with our new Move for Free offer, we'll pay your estate agent, removals and legal fees* Combine this with the temporary holiday on Stamp Duty, LBTT and LTT† and it makes this the ideal time to move. *Ts&Cs apply.†The holiday applies to the first £500k of property sales in England and the first £250k of property sales in Scotland and Wales, from now until the 31st March 2021.
One month's rent free
And if you would prefer to rent, we can either offer you one month's rent free or free removals** on selected properties. **Ts&Cs apply.To find our more please call 0800 201 4811.