The Laureates

The Laureates, Newgate Street, Cottingham

property description


The Laureates

The Laureates was built by McCarthy & Stone has been designed and constructed for modern retirement living. The dedicated House Manager is on site during working hours to take care of things and make you feel at home. 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).

The apartment has underfloor heating throughout.

Entrance Hall

Front door with spy hole leads to the large entrance hall - the 24-hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord system is situated in the hall. From the hallway there is a door to a walk-in storage cupboard/airing cupboard housing the washer/dryer and venting system. Illuminated light switches, smoke detector, apartment security door entry system with intercom and emergency pull cord located in the hall. Doors lead to the lounge, bedroom and shower room.


Spacious lounge benefiting from French doors opening onto a Juliet balcony looking onto well maintained communal grounds. The room is neutrally decorated and has ample space for dining. Attractive fireplace houses an electric fire. TV and telephone points, Sky/Sky+ connection point available for subscription, two ceiling lights, fitted carpets, raised electric power sockets. Partially glazed door leads onto a separate kitchen.


Fully tiled and fitted kitchen with a range of modern low and eye level white gloss units and drawers with a work surface. Stainless steel sink with mono lever tap, drainer and UPVC double glazed window overlooking communal gardens. Waist level oven, ceramic hob, cooker hood, integral fridge freezer and dishwasher.


Double bedroom with window overlooking communal gardens. This room benefits from a walk-in wardrobe housing rails and shelving. TV and telephone points, ceiling light, fitted carpets, raised electric power sockets.


Modern shower room tiled and fitted with suite comprising of a double level access shower with glass screen and hand rails. Low level WC, vanity unit with wash basin and mirrored cabinet above. Shaving point, heated towel rail, electric heater and extractor fan.

Service Charge

• 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. Find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.

Leasehold Information

Lease Length: 999 years from 2016
Ground rent: £425 per annum
Managed by: McCarthy Stone Management Services
It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 60 years or over.

Car Parking Space Included Included In The Sale


  • One bedroom apartment with Juliet balcony
  • Car parking space included
  • No Chain
  • Exclusive over 60's retirement development
  • House Manager
  • 24 hour Careline
  • Part exchange scheme available

Property Consultant

Kristy Bishop, Property Consultant - North East region

Kristy Bishop

0345 556 4120