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Williamson Court

142 Greaves Road, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 4AR View on map
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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.

Development Highlights

  • 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

Key Features

  • Roof terrace
  • Lifts to all floors
  • 24/7 call system
  • Estates Manager
  • Guest suite
  • Communal lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Car parking
  • 24 hour staffing

Virtual Tours

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.

Communal Lounge

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.

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Service Charges

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.

What's Included

Estimated total Service Charge and Ground Rent Charge per week:

 1 Bedroom2 Bedroom
Service Charge£141.05£189.36
Ground Rent£8.34£9.78
Total£149.39£199.14
1 Bedroom
Service Charge
£141.05
Ground rent
£8.34
Total
£149.39
2 Bedroom
Service Charge
£189.36
Ground rent
£9.78
Total
£199.14
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Upcoming events

Come and Visit Us

  • McCarthy Stone - Spring events

    Spring Open Days

    Williamson Court, 142 Greaves Road, Lancaster, LA1 4AR

    Thursday 20th and Friday 21st May, 11am - 3pm

    Now is the perfect time to visit, you can enjoy a tour of our beautiful new show apartments, the stunning communal facilities and meet the friendly community at the heart of Williamson Court.

    When you take a tour at our Spring Open Days, you'll receive a bunch of blooms to take home with you and enjoy as a little thank you from us.*

     

    Please call 0800 201 4811 to book your viewing today.

     

    *T&Cs apply. Offer only valid on Spring Open Days listed above, visit mccarthystone.co.uk/spring-gift for more information.

ownership types

Flexible Purchasing

  • Rent

    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.

  • Buy

    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.

THE LOCAL AREA

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.

Lancaster Facts:
52,234
people
4 miles 
from the coast 
Williamson Court
142 Greaves Road, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 4AR
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  • Conveniently situated close to these local amenities:
  • Halifax
  • 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.

Our people

The Team at Williamson Court

Angela Atkinson
Sales Consultant
Offer

Offers Too Good To Miss

  • Spotlight Apartment - Number 32

    Apartment 32 is a one bedroom property located on the second floor and features a double opening to the Juliet balcony bringing in streams of light and overlooks the front elevation of the development. Off the hallway there is a fabulous accessible shower room with slip resistant flooring.

    The bedroom benefits from a large walk-in-wardrobe with hanging space and shelving units.

    The kitchen has been thoughtfully designed with a range of integrated appliances and is in a modern oak style finished with brushed chrome handles.

    All this plus video entry system, Tunstall security system, contemporary communal lounge, on-site restaurant and a guest suite.

    £10,000 DISCOUNT FOR A LIMITED TIME.

    Reserve and legally complete on Apartment 32 at Williamson Court on or before Friday 30th July 2021 and we'll give you £10,000 off the list price - meaning you can snap up this wonderful apartment for as little as £171,999*#.

    *T&Cs apply. #Subject to availability. 
  • Couple hugging by the sea

    Find your happy place with our fantastic rental offer

    One month's rent free

    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.

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.