Charter Court

Charter Court, Retford

property description


Charter Court

Charter Court is situated in the popular market town of Retford. The development consists of 57, one and two bedroom apartments which have 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 Sky connection 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 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).

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. The health centre, library and banks can also be 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. 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 entrance hall. The 24-hour emergency speech module is situated in the hall. From the hallway there is a door to a walk-in storage cupboard/airing cupboard. Doors lead to the living room, bedroom and shower room.

Living Room

A bright and spacious southerly aspect room with a large double glazed window overlooking the front of the development and an attractive communal seating area. There is ample space for dining and an electric fire with surround which creates an attractive focal point to the room. There are TV and telephone points, two ceiling lights, raised electric power sockets and 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. Fully integrated appliances comprising fridge, freezer, raised level electric oven and electric 4 ring hob with extractor fan over. Power points, under counter lighting and slip resistant flooring.


A bright and generously sized double bedroom with views onto the development entrance and communal seating area. Built-in double wardrobe with bi-fold, mirror fronted doors with hanging rails and shelving. A central ceiling light fitting, TV and telephone point, power points and a wall mounted electric heater.


Fully tiled walls and fitted with suite comprising; a bath with shower over, hand rail and curtain,. WC, vanity unit with wash basin and mirror and shaver point above. Wall mounted heated towel rail and emergency pull-cord.

Car Parking

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

Service Charge (breakdown)

• 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.

Service charge: £1971.62 pa (for financial year ending 28/02/23)

Lease 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.


  • Southerly aspect apartment
  • Light and airy apartment
  • Bus stops outside development
  • Communal Lounge where social events take place
  • House Manager
  • 24 hour emergency Careline for peace-of-mind
  • Lift to all floors
  • Within half a mile of Retford Town Centre and Morrision's Supermarket
  • Within a third of a mile to King's Park and attractive walks down the Chesterfield Canal
  • Part-exchange scheme available

Property Consultant

Kristy Bishop, Property Consultant - North East region

Kristy Bishop

0345 556 4120