Ideally situated less than a mile from the heart of historic Lancaster city centre, Williamson Court, is exclusive to the over 70s and consists of 54 gorgeous one and two bedroom retirement apartments. It’s the ideal base from which to explore the canal towpaths, Georgian architecture and quirky boutiques of this fascinating city.
Low maintenance and sociable
These stylish one and two bedroom retirement properties feature light and spacious living areas, intelligent design features and high spec, high quality fixtures and fittings ensuring they are a joy to live in. You’ll benefit from an hour’s domestic help a week, with additional support available should you need it. And if you don’t feel like cooking you can enjoy a delicious meal out, onsite, with friends and family at the fantastic chef-run restaurant.
This warm and welcoming retirement community offers plenty of opportunities for socialising with neighbours, friends and family on the stunning roof top terrace, in the luxurious communal lounge or in one of the many garden rooms. There’s even a hotel-style guest suite for visitors.
Safe and secure
For your peace of mind, smart safety and security features are integral to all our new retirement homes to rent or buy, including a 24-hour emergency call out system, integrated fire detection and door video entry. These retirement apartments in Lancaster also have a friendly team onsite 24/7 at all times in case you need anything.
Plenty to do on the doorstep
Lancaster city centre, with its unique mix of boutiques, coffee shops, and high street names at Penny Street, St Nicolas Arcades and Market Gate stores, is only a short distance from these retirement properties and there is a bus stop right outside the development. What’s more the renowned independent Lancaster Wine Company is just next door.
Call us on 0800 201 4811 to arrange a tour of this retirement development and show apartments with our friendly team! We'll pop the kettle on.
- Stunning roof-top terrace with panoramic views
- Wine & dine with friends in the on-site table service restaurant
- Easy access to Lancaster's historic city centre
- Near to amenities including shops, post office and pharmacy
- Spacious one-bedroom and two-bedroom retirement apartments
- Close to Morecambe Bay, and the Forest of Bowland AONB
- Roof terrace
- Lifts to all floors
- 24/7 call system
- Estates Manager
- Guest suite
- Communal lounge
- Car parking
- 24 hour staffing
See for yourself what Williamson 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 site plan allows you to explore the properties on this retirement development. Click on the arrows to switch between floors. Properties in green are available and those in red are already reserved, sold or rented out. When you click on an available 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 PLUS service charge costs.
Each year, we help residents set the budget that they need for retirement. Although we cannot guarantee that our Retirement Living PLUS 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 PLUS 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 Williamson 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.
Retirement Living in Lancaster
There are plenty of things to do in Lancaster, from exploring the towpaths, strolling beside the river Lune or admiring the views from the spectacular Lune Aqueduct. You’ll find sports facilities and swimming pools dotted around the city including the Salt Ayre leisure centre and Lancaster University Sports Centre. And, as you’d expect in a thriving city there are plenty of places to eat and drink, including traditional pubs like the nearby Greaves Park which serves excellent pub classics in a parkland setting.
Out and about
Whatever your interests, this development’s location close to the historic centre makes it perfect for retirement living. History buffs will find plenty to occupy them, with Lancaster Castle, Lancaster City museum, the Roman Bath House and Wery Wall Remains and the Pendle Witch Trial Trail nearby. While culture vultures will love the Storey galleries, the Peter Scott gallery and Lancaster Grand Theatre which dates back to 1732.
Ramblers will enjoy the natural beauty of the moorlands at nearby Forest of Bowland, Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. While Morecambe Bay is only 20 minutes drive away – perfect for days out by the sea.
- Conveniently situated close to these local amenities:
- Bell View Terrance Bus Stop
- Royal Lancaster Infirmary
- Roots Hair Design
- Lancaster Library
- Lancaster Methodist Church
Well placed for all amenities, Williamson Court has a Spar convenience store just 180 feet away. The shopping area of the St Nicholas Arcades can also be reached in only 0.9 miles. Here you’ll find a range of shops including Next, Boots, a Costa Coffee and a range of eateries.
Transport links are good. There’s a bus stop just outside the development and the train station is 1 mile away. From here you can travel to Manchester, London and Edinburgh.
Getting to Location
If you are using a Sat Nav system you may need the following postcode LA1 4UW. The postcode is newly created by Royal Mail and may not be accurate for some months.
The Team at Williamson Court
Offers Too Good To Miss
Apartment of the Month - Number 39
Situated on the third floor this stylish one bedroom property boasts a sunny south facing aspect and offers some great views over the surrounding area. The bedroom has a fitted mirrored wardrobe which offers plenty of storage and the kitchen includes a range of appliances including a waist height oven, hob and cooker hood, plus an integrated fridge/freezer. The shower room benefits from a level access shower plus slip resistant flooring.
Plus, owners at Williamson Court can also enjoy the roof terrace with panoramic views, the on-site restaurant and the communal lounge.
What’s more – reserve apartment 39 at Williamson Court before the end of January and legally complete by Friday 26th March 2021 and we’ll give you £10,000* off the list price – meaning you can snap up this stylish apartment for as little as £171,999#
Call 0800 201 4811 and arrange your Covid safe viewing today.
*T&Cs apply. See mccarthandstone.co.uk/aotm10k for details.
#Suject to availability.
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.