Waverley Court

Waverley Court, Waverley Gardens, Carlisle, CA3 9JN

property description



Waverley Court was built by McCarthy & Stone purpose built for retirement living. The development consists of 42 one and two-bedroom retirement apartments for the over 60s. You can relax, knowing that there's a House Manager on hand during office hours as well as the added benefit of having security features. These include a 24 hour emergency call system should you require assistance and a camera door entry system linked to your TV, so you can see who's calling before letting them in.
There's no need to worry about being weighed down by maintenance costs either as the service charge covers the cost of external maintenance, gardening and landscaping, window cleaning, buildings insurance, water rates, security and energy costs of the laundry, lounge and other communal areas. 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

Waverley Court is located in the suburb of Stanwix, Carlisle and is close to Morrison Supermarket. Steeped in history, Carlisle dates back to before the Roman times. There are a wealth of attractions and leisure facilities in and around the city including the bustling city centre which is mainly pedestrianised and offers a range of shops from high street brands to local retailers as well as a selection of restaurants and cafes. Carlisle is surrounded by some of the country’s most stunning landscape. There are good transport links with a regular bus service operating in and around Carlisle as well as railway station providing direct links to Manchester, Glasgow, and London.

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 pull cord are located in the hall. There is a door to a walk-in storage cupboard/airing cupboard.
Doors lead to the lounge, bedrooms and bathroom.


L-shaped lounge benefiting from an extra area which could be used for dining or as a study. A window and Juliet balcony make this a bright and airy room. Sky/Sky+ connection and telephone points, two ceiling lights, fitted carpets, raised electric power sockets.
Partially glazed double door leads into the separate kitchen.


Fully fitted kitchen with a range of modern wall and base level units and drawers with a roll top work surface, Stainless steel sink with mono lever tap, drainer and under pelmet lighting. Appliances include a raised level oven, ceramic hob, cooker hood and integral fridge and freezer.

Bedroom One

Double bedroom with a built in, mirror fronted double wardrobe. Sky/Sky+ connection and telephone point. Ceiling lights, fitted carpets, raised electric power sockets.

Shower Room

Fully tiled and fitted with suite comprising of level access double shower, WC, vanity unit with wash basin and mirror above with shaving point. Chrome electric heater, extractor fan and emergency pull-cord.

Service Charge

£2,008.20 per annum, year ending 30/09/2022 to include:
• 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.

Service charge: £2,008.20 pa. (for financial year end 30/09/2022)

Car Parking Permit Scheme

Parking is by allocated space subject to availability. The fee is £250 per annum, permits are available on a first come, first served basis. Please check with the House Manager on site for availability.

Leasehold Information

Lease length: 125 years from 2015
Ground rent: £425 per annum reviewed 01/2030
Managed by: McCarthy Stone Management Services
Council Tax: Carlisle City Council. Band B
It is a condition of purchase that all residents must meet the age requirements of 60 years.


  • L-shaped Lounge with Juliet Balcony
  • 80 yards of a bus stop
  • 300 yards of a Supermarket
  • House Manager on-site
  • Homeowners lounge
  • 24 hour Careline & Camera door entry system
  • Landscaped garden with seating area
  • Guest suite & Laundry room
  • Lift to all floors & Mobility scooter store
  • Part-exchange option available

Property Consultant

Kristy Bishop, Property Consultant - North East region

Kristy Bishop

0345 556 4120