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Walter House

Rainsford Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 2XB View on map
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Walter House is a Retirement Living development for the over 60's based in the centre of Chelmsford. Once complete, there will be 49 one and two bedroom apartments which will benefit from landscaped gardens, a communal lounge for residents, modern security systems including intruder alarms, a camera entry system, and fire detection equipment throughout the development. Plus an on-site house manager all ensure your safety, security and comfort. 

Every one of the high-quality apartments will include a fitted kitchen complete with oven, hob, and hood, and double-glazed windows to keep you warm and ensure your apartment is energy efficient. With only 49 apartments for the over 60s, you can be sure that you’ll be part of a close-knit and friendly community.

At Walter House you’ll enjoy access to all of the facilities on the complex, including landscaped gardens, a spacious and sociable communal lounge and a Guest Suite which visitors can use when staying overnight.

The historic city centre of Chelmsford is just a 15 minute walk from development, with plenty of local attractions like the 18 arch Victoria Railway Viaduct and Chelmsford Cathedral. There is also a wealth of local amenities, including a leisure centre, a park, and a shopping centre. Chelmsford boasts enviable connections to the surrounding area of Essex, and regular trains run from Chelmsford station to London Liverpool Street in just 34 minutes. The train station is only 0.3 miles from the proposed development.

Development Highlights

  • This development is under construction
  • Stunning communal sky lounge
  • Accessible lift to all floors
  • City centre just a short walk away
  • Landscaped courtyard garden
  • On-site House Manager

Key Features

  • Camera entry system
  • 24/7 call system
  • House Manager
  • Pets allowed
  • Communal lounge
  • Balconies
  • In the city
  • Intruder alarm
  • Lifts to all floors

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You can buy properties on this development. If you’d like to own your retirement property, we can help 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.

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  • Thu 4 Nov
    11:00 - 16:00
    Open Day

    The wait is over! Be the first to reserve a stylish new apartment at Walter House

    The Lion Inn, Main Road, Boreham, Chelmsford, Essex CM3 3JA

    You're invited to the launch of Walter House, Chelmsford. This is your opportunity to be amongst the first to reserve a new apartment - ahead of our main release.

    REVISED DATE: Thursday 4th November, 11am - 1pm and 2pm - 4pm. 

    VENUE: The Lion Inn, Main Road, Boreham, Chelmsford, Essex CM3 3JA

    RSVP: To book your exclusive appointment, call 0800 201 4811 now and secure your place. The number of appointments are limited, call now to avoid missing out. 


Living in Chelmsford

Chelmsford has plenty of historic and cultural attractions, including the 18 arch Victoria Railway Viaduct, which carries the Great Eastern Main Line through Central Park. Chelmsford Cathedral is also a popular destination for tourists in the area. There are a number of stately homes close by too, including Hylands House, with impressive and expansive gardens open to the public.

If you’re a lover of nature, gardening and the great outdoors, Warley Place Nature Reserve is only 15 miles from the proposed development. This 25 acre reserve once belonged to the leading horticulturalist Ellen Wilmott, who planted many species of plants, shrubs and trees from all over the world. The gardens are now maintained by Essex Wildlife Trust, and make an excellent day out during the summer months.

If you’re a sports enthusiast, Chelmsford City Football Club, Essex County Cricket Club, Chelmsford Golf Club, and Chelmsford Bowling Club are all within the vicinity of the proposed development. There’s also a leisure centre in Chelmsford which runs regular sports and exercise classes including pilates, yoga and Zumba. Chelmsford town centre is only a 15 minute walk from the proposed development, and has everything a resident could need. There’s a wealth of high street stores within High Chelmer Shopping Centre, as well as plenty of restaurants, pub, cafes and bars to suit every taste.

Outside the town centre you’ll find the leafy expanse of Admirals Park, which the River Can cuts through the middle of, and which is just minutes from the development. There’s also a supermarket just 0.1 mile from the complex, and a doctor’s surgery, a dentists, a Post Office, a hairdressers, a florist, a butchers and even a theatre under half a mile away.

Chelmsford Facts:
22 miles
from Colchester
Walter House
Rainsford Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 2XB
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Situated on Rainsford Road, this development enjoys a prime location in central Chelmsford.

Amenities nearby include a convenience store only 0.1 miles away, a theatre 0.2 miles away and the railway station less than 0.3 miles from the development.

In the surrounding area, a Tesco Superstore and Meadows Shopping Centre are 0.7 miles away, while Admirals Park is 0.4 miles away.

Our people

The Team at Walter House

Nicola Humm
Sales Consultant
I am currently selling The Apartments at Royal Gardens in Buntingford. Buntingford is Hertfordshire's smallest town and the pretty, pedestrian-friendly high street sits in the heart of a conservation area. For me the best part of my job is interacting and helping the homeowners choose the best property for their next stage in life.

Offers Too Good To Miss

  • 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.

Please note that images are for illustrative purposes only. Images may include upgrades and optional extras which may be available for you to purchase at an additional cost. Please click here for further explanations. Floor plans and pricing are accurate at time of publication. Floor plans are for guidance purposes only and are subject to change. Prices may fluctuate depending on market conditions and availability.