The Wickets is a fantastic Retirement Living development consisting of 22 one and two bedroom apartments and is located in the North Yorkshire market town of Settle and partially set within a conservation area which offers fantastic views. With a rich and vibrant history and convenient access to local facilities, this is an ideal spot for those seeking retirement flats in a stunning location.
Set just moments from the picturesque Yorkshire Dales National Park and the Forest of Bowland, Settle is a bustling market town with plenty of charm and historic character, making it an ideal location for your retirement.
Settle is conveniently located close to the A65, offering easy access to Skipton and Kendal, as well as other local areas of interest. Giggleswick, Lancaster, Bradford and Clitheroe are also nearby. Regular bus services also connect the development with surrounding towns and villages.
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 is 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.
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- Stunning Yorkshire Dales market town
- A roof top terrace with dales views
- Apartments with Juliet balconies are available
- Excellent road and rail links to surrounding areas
- Beautifully decorated Communal lounge
- The development is just a short walk from Booths supermarket
- Communal lounge
- House Manager
- Roof terrace
- 24/7 call system
- Near the countryside
- Pets allowed
- Landscaped gardens
- Camera entry system
- Car parking
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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
Apartment of the Month - Apartment 05
A stunning two bedroom apartment with a spacious lounge which has a patio area. Set in this idyllic Yorkshire town, Apartment 5 is the last available property at at The Wickets. The thoughtfully designed kitchen includes great storage and a range of appliances including, hob, cooker hood, integrated fridge freezer plus an oven at waist height with a washer dryer conveniently located in a separate utility cupboard.
Call us today on 0800 201 4811 for more information.