With only one apartment available at The Wickets, don’t miss your chance to join this thriving community.
The Wickets consists of 22 stylish one and two-bedroom retirement homes, exclusive to the over 60s and conveniently located in the historic market town of Settle. These stunning retirement apartments are available for sale or rent and incorporate intelligent design, giving you gorgeous, yet practical living spaces.
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Low maintenance and sociable
Socialising is high on the agenda in this retirement community. The development enjoys a contemporary and comfortable communal lounge and a luxurious guest suite for when people come to stay. What’s more the roof-top terrace offers a scenic place to relax and chat with friends.
Safe and secure
Safety is a priority and the development benefits from hi-tech fire safety and security systems, including door video entry and 24-hour emergency call out. You’ll also enjoy the services of a friendly House Manger, who is on hand on weekdays to help with anything you need.
Plenty to do on the doorstep
This attractive retirement development is ideally located close to all the amenities that Settle has to offer. There is a bus stop within easy reach which quickly takes you into the heart of Settle where you’ll find a wealth of cafes, bars and eateries as well as your favourite high street stores and smaller independent shops.
- Elegant retirement apartments
- Sociable communal lounge for meeting up with friends and neighbours
- Excellent transport links with easy access to surrounding towns and villages
- Retirement Living, exclusive to the over 60s
- A roof-top terrace with stunning views of the Yorkshire Dales
- Close to all the amenities that Settle has to offer
- Communal lounge
- House Manager
- Roof terrace
- 24/7 call system
- Near the countryside
- Pets allowed
- Landscaped gardens
- Camera entry system
- Car parking
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:
Living at The Wickets
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 Settle
For those interested in history, Settle's past dates back to the 7th century with a number of key attractions still found in the market town. This includes the Grade I listed Folly, and the Old Naked Man building, which is believed to be the oldest cafe in the country.
Traditional values aren't lost in this bustling town though and on Tuesdays Settle still hosts its weekly market.
In terms of transport links, Settle Railway Station serves the community with numerous local services, as well as journeys to locations found further afield. This includes popular villages such as Dent, Appleby and Carlisle. Road links are also available via the A65 and B6480 with the A65 also connecting to the M6 motorway.
Those interested in exploring the local area will also find plenty to do with 'The Three Peaks' - Whernside, Ingleborough and Pen-y-ghent all 700m high and one of the most popular outdoor areas found in the Dales.
- Conveniently situated close to these local amenities:
- HSBC Bank
- Penyghent View Bus Stop
- Townhead Surgery
- Settle Methodist Church
- Talbot Arms
The development is in a prime location in the heart of this ancient market town. The Market Square hosts a range of cafés, pubs, hotels and independent shops, and is only 600 feet away from the development. Plus, there are several Co-op Food stores in the town and a Booths Supermarket is 0.3 miles away.
If you enjoy the great outdoors, the landscape and scenery of the Yorkshire Dales is stunning. You can also reach Malham in 6 miles. Closer to home, Settle and Giggleswick Golf Club is only 1.6 miles away.
Getting to Location
If you are using a Sat Nav system you may need the full address of this development. The postcode is newly created by Royal Mail and may not be accurate for some months.
For Sat Nav please use postcode BD24 9BP
The Team at The Wickets
Offers Too Good To Miss
Last Chance to Buy at The Wickets
Purchase Price - £299,999
Rental Price - £1,770 pcm (includes Service Charge)
This is a beautiful two bedroom property measuring 848 square feet. Ideally located on the ground floor, this apartment boasts a private patio leading out to the communal grounds.
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.
We can help reduce the hassle of selling your current property
Moving home no longer has to be a daunting experience or take forever. If your current property qualifies for Part Exchange*, you’ll effectively have a cash buyer. So you’ll avoid all the usual uncertainty and frustration.
To find our more please call 0800 201 4811.