Chesterton Court

Chesterton Court, Railway Road, Ilkley

property description



Exclusively for the over 70s, Chesterton Court offers apartments designed to make life easier, with the reassurance that staff are on-site 24 hours a day. With a range of domestic and support services on hand when you need it, and a bistro style restaurant serving hot or cold lunches every day, this really is life made easy.

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, homeowners lounge with kitchen facilities and other communal areas.

Entrance Hallway

Front door with spy hole leads to the large entrance hall - the 24-hour 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 and emergency pull cord located in the hall. Doors lead to the lounge, bedroom and bathroom.


A spacious lounge with a full-length glass door onto a Juliette balcony that overlooks the well-kept communal garden and moorland view beyond. There is ample space for seating and dining. TV and telephone points, two ceiling lights, fitted carpets and raised electric power sockets.


Stylish fitted kitchen with a range of modern cream gloss low and eye level units and drawers with a roll top work surface. Stainless steel sink with mono lever tap, drainer and splashback. UPVC double glazed window. Built-in oven, ceramic hob with extractor hood and fitted integrated fridge, freezer and under pelmet lighting.


Spacious double bedroom. Ceiling light, TV phone point, fitted carpets and raised electric power sockets. Door leading to a walk-in wardrobe housing shelving and hanging rails.

Wet Room

Fully tiled and fitted with modern suite comprising of a walk-in shower, low level WC, vanity unit with sink and mirror above, heater and emergency pull cord for assistance. Chrome heated towel rail.

Local area

This stunning development is located in the enviable spa town of Ilkley, providing a wealth of activities and entertainment in the historic Victorian town centre, as well as easy access to the rural advantages of the Yorkshire Dales. Sitting on the south bank of the River Wharfe, Ilkley is the perfect place to enjoy a peaceful retirement.

The beautiful spa town of Ilkley sits approximately 12 miles north of Bradford and 17 miles north west of Leeds and offers a rich sense of heritage with plenty of lovingly maintained Victorian architecture including an original arcade that has been carefully re-purposed to create covered walkways for pedestrians to enjoy, whatever the weather. Browse a variety of local boutiques and stores and a selection of galleries and museums offer plenty to entertain active culture seekers.

The development is located approximately 350 yards from Ilkley Railway Station, within a third of a mile to a Tesco Superstore and Ilkley Town centre and within a quarter of a mile from Ilkley Moor Medical Practice and Coronation Hospital. There are bus stops located directly outside the development.

Service Charge (breakdown)

• 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 service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.

Service charge: £7,958.52 per annum (for financial year ending 30/06/23)

Leasehold Information

Lease Length: 999 years from 2017
Ground rent: £435
Ground rent review date: June 2032
Managed by: Your Life Management Services
It is a condition of the purchase that the resident is of the age of 70 or over.


  • Bright and spacious one bedroom apartment apartment
  • Southerly aspect, moorland views
  • Plenty of storage
  • Service charge includes 1 hour of domestic assistance a week
  • Centrally placed to the railway station, Hospital and town centre
  • Estate Manager + 24 hour staffing
  • Flexible care packages are available
  • Homeowners social lounge and on site bistro restaurant
  • Guest suite for friends and family
  • Part exchange scheme available

Property Consultant

Brendan Mann, Property Consultant - North West Region

Brendan Mann

0345 556 4120