- October Apartment of the Month
Apartment 19 is a beautiful two-bedroom property at our popular Saxon Gardens development in Oakham. The apartment is located on the first floor, is east facing, and measures 77.27 square metres.
About Saxon Gardens
Our Retirement Living plus development in the attractive town of Oakham near Rutland Water, is now selling and our show complex is open by appointment only. The development features 29 one bedroom and 29 two bedroom apartments, designed exclusively for the over 70s. Every apartment at the McCarthy and Stone Retirement Living plus development is fitted with a camera entry system. There are also intruder alarms in all of the properties, along with smoke detectors for your safety.
The high quality development has been designed with retirees in mind, allowing you to live independently with the peace of mind of having on site staff available 24 hours per day should you need them. There is lift access to all floors, and special modifications in the apartments for those with limited mobility. Every apartment has a fully fitted kitchen, shower room with a heated towel rail, raised height electrical sockets, fitted wardrobes and energy efficient heating.
Every homeowner at Saxon Gardens can enjoy access to the landscaped gardens, a sociable communal lounge where you can socialise with your neighbours plus an on-site bistro servicing delicious meals daily. Oakham High Street is only 0.2 miles from the development, where you will find all of the local amenities such as a bank, pharmacy and shops. There are also plenty of independent cafes and restaurants.Local Area
Oakham is the county town of Rutland in the East Midlands, 30 miles south east of Nottingham, 25 miles to the east of Leicester and 23 miles west of Peterborough. Oakham town centre has a thriving community, with plenty of independent shops, cafes and pubs, as well as all the local amenities like supermarkets, banks and pharmacies, and even a butcher's shop. There is a convenient Tesco supermarket only 250m away from the development, ideal for all the essentials.
McCarthy & Stone residents will have plenty of choice when it comes to eating out in Oakham, as there is a huge selection of restaurants serving a variety of cuisines, from traditional English fayre to Indian, Chinese and America. Oakham Castle is a popular attraction within the town, a rare example of 12th century architecture and sculptures. There's also Rutland County Museum for those interested in local history, and Oakham Library only 0.2 miles from the proposed development. Oakham lies to the west of Rutland Water, which is one of the largest man-made lakes in Europe, and a popular tourist attraction due to the wide variety of wildlife and ecosystems it supports.
The lakes are a conservation area, with plenty of birds, plants, insects and other native species making their homes there. The reserve is located 1.5 miles from the McCarthy & Stone development. Oakham train station is only 0.5 miles from the proposed development, which connects to Birmingham and Leicester to the west, and Peterborough to the east. There is also a once-daily service to Bedford, Luton and London St Pancras which passes over the historic Welland Viaduct, so there's plenty of opportunity for days out.
Open by telephone appointment only
Centrally located in the heart of Oakham, Saxon Gardens is 0.2 miles
from a Tesco Superstore and 0.4 miles
from the High Street. Oakham Bowling Club and the local library can be reached in 0.3 miles
Transport links are good both locally and further afield. There is a bus stop in 0.2 miles
and Oakham Railway Station, which provides links to London, Birmingham and Peterborough, is just 0.7 miles
Getting to Location
If you are using a Sat Nav system you may need the full address of this development. The postcode is newly created by Royal Mail and may not be accurate for some months.