Charter Court,

Charter Court, 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 TV and telephone points in living rooms, built in wardrobes in the main bedroom and well equipped 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 an intercom connected remote control entry system 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).

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 plenty to do close by including the town centre with it's selection of independent shops, bars and restaurants and Morrisons supermarket a short walk away. There is a health centre with an attached pharmacy just a few yards away across the main road in the grounds of Retford Hospital which offers Outpatient and Community Care services. A library and branches of most major banks can be also 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 is within a third of a mile from the development. Enjoy a stroll around the rose, wildlife and community gardens, or join in a game of bowls.

Entrance Hall

Front door with spy hole leads to the large entrance hall - Illuminated light switches, smoke detector, apartment security door entry system with intercom and the 24-hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord system are situated in the hall. Door to a spacious walk-in storage/airing cupboard and further doors lead to the lounge, bedroom and bathroom.

Living room

A spacious room with a large double glazed window overlooking an attractive communal seating area within the development grounds. An electric fire with surround which creates an attractive focal point to the room and ample space for dining. There are TV and telephone points, two ceiling lights, raised electric power sockets and an electric radiator. Partially glazed double doors lead into the separate kitchen.


Fitted kitchen with a range of wood effect base and eye level units with a granite effect roll edge work surfaces and a tiled splash back. Stainless steel sink and drainer unit with mixer tap sits beneath a double glazed window overlooking a communal seating area and carpark/approach road. Fully integrated appliances comprising fridge, freezer, mid level electric oven, and induction hob with extractor fan over. Power points, under counter lighting and slip resistant flooring.


A generously sized double bedroom with outlook onto communal seating area and carpark/approach road. Built in double wardrobe with bi-fold, mirror fronted doors, housing rails and shelving. Ceiling light, raised power points, TV and telephone point and a wall mounted heater.


Tiled walls and suite comprising of a bath with adjustable shower head over, shower screen and hand rail, WC and vanity unit with wash basin and mirror, light and shave point above. Heated towel rail and emergency pull-cord.

On-site Car Parking

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

Service Charge

• House Manager
• 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.

Leasehold Information

Lease length: 125 years from 2009
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.


  • Communal Homeowners Lounge and friendly community
  • House Manager on-site Mon-Fri
  • Views over attractive development and toward driving and parking area
  • Well proportioned apartment
  • Lift to all floors
  • 24-hour careline and security entry system
  • Landscaped communal gardens
  • Within half a mile of Kings park and Retford Market Place
  • Guest suite
  • Part-exchange available

Property Consultant

Janet Robinson, Property Consultant - East Midlands region

Janet Robinson

0345 556 4120