The Laureates

The Laureates, Newgate Street, Cottingham

property description



The Laureates was built by McCarthy & Stone purpose built for retirement living. The development consists of 32 one and two-bedroom retirement apartments for the over 60s.
A 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.

Local Area

The Laureates is a stunning development located in the historic village of Cottingham. Cottingham claims to be the largest village in England and makes an ideal choice for your retirement. It boasts two main shopping streets with all the amenities you need including Co-op and Aldi supermarkets, a Sainsburys Local and a post office. It has a weekly market, a number of pubs, cafes and restaurants, and for those who like to keep active, Cottingham also has its own Golf and Leisure club.
The Laureates is conveniently located allowing you to make the most of all that is available. It offers easy access to the village centre as well as public transport to take you further afield. North and South bus stops are located right outside the development connecting you to Hull and Beverley. Cottingham Medical Centre is located close by on South Street and Castle Hill Hospital is only a mile and a half away on the edge of the village.
There are good transport links both by road and rail ensuring your family are always close by. The village is served by Cottingham Railway Station on the Sheffield to Scarborough Line; stops include Doncaster, Hull, Cottingham, Beverley, Bridlington, and Scarborough . The two main trunk roads, A1079 and A164 provide easy access to the surrounding towns both north and south of Cottingham.

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 emergency response pull cord system are situated in the hall. From the hallway there is a door to a walk-in storage/airing cupboard which includes a washer-dryer.
Further doors lead to the bedroom, living room and shower room.


A well-proportioned, dual aspect room offering ample space for dining and a Juliet balcony enjoying views across the communal gardens. A feature electric fire with stone effect surround creates an attractive focal point to the room.
There are TV and telephone points, two ceiling lights, fitted carpets and raised electric power sockets.
A partially glazed door lead into the separate kitchen.


Fully fitted kitchen with a range of high gloss wall and base level units with a granite effect worksurface and a Stainless steel sink with mono block lever tap which sits beneath a window overlooking the garden.
Appliances include a raised level oven, ceramic hob with extractor hood over and an integrated fridge and freezer. and under pelmet lighting.
Finished with tiled flooring and under-cabinet lighting.

Bedroom One

A good sized double bedroom with views across the communal gardens and benefiting from a walk-in wardrobe housing hanging space and shelves.
There are TV and telephone points, raised power points and a central ceiling light.

Shower Room

Partially tiled and fitted with suite comprising of walk-in shower with sliding door and handrails, WC, vanity unit with wash basin and illuminated mirror above and separate wall mounted vanity cupboard.
Heated towel rail and emergency pull-cord.

Allocated Car Parking

There is an allocated car parking space included in the sale, which is located in front of the building.


All carpets, curtains and blinds are included in the sale of the property.

Service Charge

• Cleaning of communal windows
• House manager
• 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, but does include the cost of your House Manager, your water rates, the 24-hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas, exterior property maintenance and gardening. 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 reviewed 01/2031
Managed by: McCarthy Stone Management Services
It is a condition of purchase that all residents must meet the age requirements of 60 years.


  • Allocated car parking space included
  • Dual aspect corner apartment
  • Juliet balcony overlooking communal gardens
  • Located close to Cottingham Village Centre
  • House manager
  • Communal Lounge great for socialising
  • 24-hour emergency care line
  • Lift to all floors
  • Guest suite for friends and family to stay
  • Part-exchange option available

Property Consultant

Kristy Bishop, Property Consultant - North East region

Kristy Bishop

0345 556 4120