Walter House, Chelmsford RL

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 45 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 45 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
  • Lounge Wi-Fi access
  • House Manager
  • Guest suite
  • Landscaped gardens

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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, Chelmsford RL
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, Chelmsford RL

Katherine Gant
Sales Consultant
Working at McCarthy & Stone, brings something different every day. Its very rewarding seeing a new resident move into a McCarthy & Stone development, and having been there for them during their journey to their new home.

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