Flat for sale in Gray Road, Sunderland SR2

Flat for sale - 1 bedroom 1

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Property features

  • Convenient location close to Sunderland city centre
  • Estates Manager
  • Communal Homeowners’ Lounge and landscaped gardens
  • Balconies with selected apartments
  • On-site restaurant
  • 24 hour call system
  • 24 hour staffing
  • Wheelchair access
  • Lifts to all floors
  • Storage facilities

Property description

The specification of our apartments vary to a degree with each apartment in every development, but this will give you an idea of what you'll find within a new one bedroom McCarthy & Stone retirement apartment.

Retiring in Sunderland is sure to be a more inviting prospect with the proposed development of a new McCarthy & Stone Retirement Living Plus development. The complex will be made up of 34 one bed and 22 two bed apartments, exclusively available to the over 70s. The development will be set in an attractive site, made up of two listed buildings within a conservation area, with attractive landscaped gardens for all residents to enjoy. The development will be thoughtfully designed and accessible to all, with lifts to every floor and wheelchair access.

The safety and security of all residents will be ensured throughout the proposed McCarthy & Stone development, with hi-tech security systems, burglar alarms, camera entry, and an on site Estates Manager to help and assist residents with any issues or queries. Homeowners will benefit from a 24 hour call system to give them peace of mind and independence in their retirement. The apartments at McCarthy & Stone in Sunderland will be tastefully fitted to a stylish and practical finish. Each apartment will include a fully fitted kitchen, with oven, hob, hood, and fridge freezer. There will also be TV and telephone connection in all living rooms and main bedrooms. Some apartments will also have the added luxury of balconies.

Within the complex, Homeowners will be able to enjoy the range of facilities, from the sociable Homeowners' Lounge with Wi-Fi, to the restaurant serving a range of hot and cold meals, snacks and drinks. There will also be an on site Function Room to host any special events, as well as guest parking and a Guest Suite available for visitors to spend the night – meaning friends, family and loved ones are always welcome.

Take a tour of a typical Homeowners Lounge, simply click here.

Local Area

The Sunderland McCarthy & Stone development will be located just half a mile from the city centre, where residents will be able to take advantage of the full range of shops, attractions, restaurants and entertainment facilities available in Sunderland. Popular attractions include Sunderland Museum, Winter Gardens & Library, which has a wide range of interesting exhibitions from various historical periods. The Empire Theatre hosts popular productions and comedy shows, while Empire Cinema screens the latest blockbuster films. The Bridges Shopping Centre houses all the leading high street shops, from Debenhams and Next to H&M and Primark.

Mowbray Park is only 0.3 miles from the proposed development. It is one of the oldest parks in the North East of England, opening in 1857, and thanks to a restoration project in the 1990s it is described as “the jewel in the crown of the city centre”. Featuring a Band Stand, a lake, a children's play area themed in the style of Lewis Carrol's Alice in Wonderland, and plenty of open green space to relax. Backhouse Park is another popular park close to the proposed development.

Seaburn is a popular beach located just 3.6 miles from the complex, where residents can enjoy the fresh sea air and all the typical seaside attractions, like the promenade, fish and chips, and ice creams. Sunderland train station is under a mile from the proposed development, with regular trains connecting to Yorkshire, the North West, and the South of England. There is also a bus stop close to the complex, which connects to the town centre and surrounding areas within minutes.


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Property info

Nearby transport

  • Sunderland (0.6 miles)
  • Seaham (4.4 miles)
  • Heworth (8.0 miles)
  • Newcastle Airport (15.9 miles)
  • Durham Tees Valley Airport (26.9 miles)
  • Leeds Bradford International Airport (72.2 miles)
  • Newcastle International Ferry Terminal (7.2 miles)
  • South Shields Ferry Terminal (7.4 miles)
  • North Shields Ferry Terminal (7.8 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Valley Road Academy (0.4 miles)
  • Hudson Road Primary School (0.5 miles)
  • Hill View Junior Academy (0.6 miles)
  • St Aidan's Catholic Academy (0.4 miles)
  • Southmoor Academy (0.5 miles)
  • St Anthony's Girls' Catholic Academy (0.5 miles)
  • Ashbrooke School (SEN) (0.2 miles)
  • Argyle House School (0.5 miles)
  • Thornhill Park School (SEN) (0.5 miles)
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