Charter Court,

Charter Court, North Road, Retford

property description


Charter Court

Charter Court is situated in the popular market town of Retford. The developemnt of 57, one and two bedroom apartments has been designed and constructed by McCarthy & Stone, the UK’s leading developer of privately owned retirement properties. The development sits within beautiful communal gardens to be enjoyed by the Home Owners. The apartments offer Sky connection points in living rooms, built in wardrobes in the main bedroom and well equipt kitchens. The dedicated House Manager is on site during their working hours (Mon-Fri ) to take care of the running of the development. There is no need to worry about the burden of maintenance costs as the service charge covers the cost of all external maintenance, gardening and landscaping, external window cleaning, buildings insurance, water rates and security systems. All energy costs of the homeowners lounge and other communal areas are also covered in the service charge. For your peace of mind the development has camera door entry and 24-hour emergency call systems, should you require assistance. The Homeowners' lounge provides a great space to socialise with friends and family. If your guests have travelled from afar, they can extend their stay by booking into the development Guest Suite (usually for a fee of £25 per night - subject to availability). It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 60 years or over.

Local Area

The historic market town of Retford is situated 31 miles from Nottingham and 23 miles from Lincoln. The town is in the valley of the River Idle and Chesterfield canal passes through the centre. There's plesnty to do close by including the town centre with it's selection of independant shops, bars and restaurants and Morrisons supermarket a short walk away. The health centre, library and banks can also be found in Retford.
For days out, Kings Park in the heart of Retford, an award winning park covering over 10 hectares and divided in two by the River Idle. Enjoy a stroll arounfd the rose, wildlife and community gardens, or join in a game of bowls.

Entrance Hall

Front door with spy hole leads to the entrance hall. The 24-hour Tunstall emergency speech module is situated in the hall. From the hallway there is a door to a walk-in storage cupboard/airing cupboard. Doors lead to the lounge, bedroom and shower room.


A well-proportioned lounge with a private patio area overlooking the communal gardens. The rooms footprint and size means it could easily accommodate a dining table and chairs at the far end of the room in front of the double glazed UPVC patio door. Feature electric fire place and surround acts as an attractive focal point. TV and telephone points, two ceiling lights, raised electric power sockets and electric radiator. Partially glazed doors lead into a separate kitchen.


Fitted kitchen with a range of base and eye level units. The base units are fitted with granite styled roll edge work surfaces and a tiled splash back. Fully integrated appliances comprising fridge, freezer, mid level electric oven, and induction hob with extractor fan. Stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Power points. Double glazed window.


A generously sized double bedroom with views onto the gardens. Built in double wardrobe with bi-fold, mirror fronted doors, housing rails and shelving. Ceiling light fitting, TV and telephone point.

Shower Room

Fully tiled and fitted with suite comprising; a walk in double shower unit with support rails and glass screen. WC; vanity unit with wash basin, mirror above and shaver point. Wall mounted heated towel rail and emergency pull-cord.

Service Charge breakdown

• Cleaning of communal windows
• Water rates for communal areas and apartments
• Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
• 24-hour emergency call system
• Upkeep of gardens and grounds
• Repairs and maintenance to the interior and exterior communal areas
• Contingency fund including internal and external redecoration of communal areas
• Buildings insurance
The Service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV. To find out more about the service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.

Lease Information

125 years from 2009

Car Parking

Car park spaces are available on a first come, first served basis at no additional cost. Subject to availability.

Property Consultant

Georgia  Brown, Property Consultant - North England and Scotland

Georgia Brown

01202 362492