The Wickets, Settle – McCarthy & Stone


As the UK’s No 1 retirement housebuilder,
we at McCarthy and Stone welcome you to The Wickets, our brand new Retirement Living development in Settle. Since 1977, we have built apartments to the highest specification with award winning attention to detail. The Wickets is home to 22 spacious one and two bedroom apartments specifically designed to help ensure you enjoy the retirement you always wished for. The Wickets, exclusive to people aged 60 and over, offers a selection of beautiful apartments you would be proud to call home. You will have a low maintenance property with the benefit of security and the option of companionship when you want it. At The Wickets you can enjoy a beautifully appointed apartment free from the worry of exterior maintenance. With a lifestyle stripped of all those annoying, time consuming chores, you can spend more time on the hobbies and activities you enjoy. When you feel like company, the homeowners’ lounge is the perfect place to meet with neighbours or entertain friends. A beautiful roof terrace offers unrestricted views over the Yorkshire Moors. When you have friends or relatives visiting, the elegant guest suite is a convenient place for them to stay. Peace of mind comes with a 24 hour emergency call system ensuring you will have assistance should you ever need it. There is a House Manager on hand during office hours should you need help at any time during the day. Security comes with a camera door entry system linked to your television which allows you to see who is at the door. A fully monitored smoke detector and intruder alarm helps ensure the safety of your property when you are not at home. Apartments at The Wickets are finished to
a high quality. They are specifically designed to make life easy. Spacious lounges provide direct access to a patio, a private walk out balcony or a Juliet balcony. Modern, fully fitted kitchens come with an
integrated fridge/freezer, waist height oven, a ceramic hob and an extractor hood. A standalone washer dryer is located either in the kitchen or within a separate utility cupboard. Main bedrooms benefit from walk in or fitted wardrobes. The stunning shower rooms feature low profile shower trays, glazed shower screens, tiled floors and part tiled walls. Selected apartments provide an ensuite shower room in addition to the house shower room. With McCarthy and Stone every possible care is taken to ensure you can make the most of the pleasures retirement brings. Benefiting from onsite parking to help keep your vehicle safe and secure, The Wickets also features a mobility scooter store and
charging room. If you are seeking a location which offers
the best range of attributes for an active retirement lifestyle, it would be hard to
find a better choice than Settle. Settle offers a full range of amenities and
The Wickets is conveniently located allowing you easy access to all that is available. The town is well served by the major supermarkets including Booths, Morrisons and the Coop. It also offers a variety of independent shops, a post office, cafes, bars and restaurants. Located at the southern edge of the Yorkshire Dales, Settle is an ideal location for those who enjoy an active lifestyle including walking or cycling. There are golf facilities in the area and
homeowners at the Wickets can enjoy watching cricket at Settle Cricket Club which is located right next door. Good transport links ensure your family are always close by. Settle Railway Station is on the main Leeds to Carlisle railway. The B6480 links the town to the A65 providing access to Skipton and towns further afield. Living at The Wickets, developed and managed by McCarthy and Stone, gives you more than just a sparkling new home. It gives you the freedom to enjoy the retirement you have always wished for – time to spend on the things you enjoy, companionship when you want it and 24 hour security. The Wickets really is life made easy.

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