Ideally situated on the A6, less than a mile from Lancaster City Centre, our Retirement Living PLUS development, Williamson Court, is exclusively for the over 70s and consists of 54 one and two bedroom retirement apartments; offering the ultimate in low-maintenance living close to the heart of the city centre. With bus stops right outside, homeowners are within easy reach of many local amenities; giving them the freedom and location to enjoy retirement living to the full.
Our friendly, dedicated team are on-site 24 hours a day and are able to offer bespoke care support and domestic assistance if required*; whether it's someone to do their washing and ironing or cleaning their apartment. The team are available to support homeowners when they need it most to help them enjoy continued independence in retirement.
Our collection of stylish retirement apartments feature spacious living areas, fully-fitted kitchens, waist-height plug sockets, easy-access shower rooms with slip resistant flooring and a 24 hour emergency call system for added peace of mind. What's more, homeowners can enjoy a delicious three-course lunch cooked by our on-site chef and served in our table service restaurant. With the Homeowners' Lounge, stunning roof top terrace and intimate garden rooms on all upper floors, there are plenty of opportunities for socialising with neighbours, friends and family.
Come and see Williamson Court for yourself. Take a look around our show apartments and get a real feel for what life is like for our warm community of homeowners.
Simply call us on 0800 201 4811 to arrange a tour with our friendly team! We'll pop the kettle on ready.
- Stunning roof-top terrace with panoramic views
- Wine & dine with friends in the on-site table service restaurant
- Intimate lounges on all upper floors
- Friendly team on site 24 hours a day
- Bespoke domestic & personal care packages available
- Service charge includes 1 hour of domestic assistance per week
- Roof terrace
- Lifts to all floors
- 24/7 call system
- Estates Manager
- Guest suite
- Communal lounge
- Car parking
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.
What you can expect to pay
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.
Living in Lancaster
Located in the North West, Lancaster is conveniently situated only a couple of miles from the coast nestled between Manchester and the Lake District. Set amidst spectacular scenery, the city offers easy access to the national road network and boasts strong rail links to the rest of the country.
A farmer's market takes place every second Wednesday at Market Square and offers an array of local produce available for purchase.
Lancaster's Norman Castle watches over the city and its sturdy walls enclose both a courthouse and a prison, the latter of which was closed in 2011. Other local heritage attractions are the Priory and Parish Church, both famed for their unique architecture.
Take a trip to Morecambe Bay and watch waders march up the shore or spot seals lazing in the sea. In addition to its unique wildlife, the area also boasts spectacular seascape views.
- Conveniently situated close to these local amenities:
- Bell View Terrance Bus Stop
- Royal Lancaster Infirmary
- Roots Hair Design
- Lancaster Library
- Bowerham Pharmacy
- Lancaster Methodist Church
- Bowerham Post Office
- Greaves Park
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.