Pele Court,

Pele Court, Friargate, Penrith

property description


Pele Court

Pele Court was built by McCarthy & Stone and has been designed and constructed for modern retirement living. The development consists of 47 one and two-bedroom retirement apartments for the over 60s. 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 and coffee 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). A car parking – permit scheme applies, please check with the House Manager for availability.

Local Area

Pele Court is located in Penrith, one of the best-known market towns in Cumbria. Situated just outside the Lake District National Park, the attractive town is the hub of the Eden Valley with a rich and vibrant history reflected in its architecture. With its quaint streets and alleyways dating back to the 13th century Penrith has a bustling shopping centre that combines the charm of tradition with the convenience of modern amenities. Penrith hosts two markets, the traditional market held every Tuesday in Great Dockray and Cornmarket and a new local farmers market every 3rd Tuesday of the month in Market square.

Entrance Hall

Front door with spy hole leads to the large entrance hall - the 24-hour Apello / 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. Illuminated light switches, smoke detector, apartment security door entry system with intercom. The open plan style hallway has doors leading to the bedroom and bathroom.


Spacious open plan design lounge with ample room for a dining table and benefiting from a walk out balcony. TV and telephone points, Sky/Sky+ connection point. Fitted carpets, raised electric power sockets. Open plan leads into the kitchen, with a useful breakfast bar to the lounge.


Fitted kitchen with a range of modern low and eye level units and drawers with a roll top woodblock design work surface. Stainless steel sink with mono lever tap and drainer. Eye level oven , built in microwave, ceramic hob with splashback, cooker hood and integral fridge and freezer.Tiled floor.


Double bedroom with patio door leading onto the walk out balcony. Walk in wardrobe providing useful storage with rails and shelving. Ceiling lights, TV and phone point.

Shower room

Fully tiled and fitted with suite comprising of level access shower. Low level WC, vanity unit with wash basin and mirror above. Shaving point, electric heater and extractor fan.

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

Leasehold Information

Lease Length: 125 years from the 1st Jan 2015
Ground rent: £425 per annum
Managed by: McCarthy and Stone Management Services
It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 60 years or over.


  • One bedroom apartment, walk out balcony
  • Guest Suite for friends and family
  • Lift to all floors
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Residents lounge, Laundry room
  • House Manager
  • 24-hour emergency call systems
  • Secure entry systems
  • Within 350m to Penrith town centre (Penrith Clock Tower) and 300m of the bus station
  • Part exchange scheme available

Property Consultant

Kristy Bishop, Property Consultant - North East region

Kristy Bishop

0345 556 4120