About Herriot Gardens
Herriot Gardens consists of 35 one bedroom and 23 two bedroom apartments, exclusively available to the over 70s. This development is set within a conservation area with attractive landscaped gardens for all residents to enjoy. The development has been thoughtfully designed and accessible to all, with lifts to every floor and wheelchair access.
The safety and security of all residents is ensured throughout Herriot Gardens, 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. Residents can benefit from a 24 hour call system to give them peace of mind and independence in their retirement. The apartments at Herriot Gardens are tastefully fitted to a stylish and practical finish. Your apartment includes a fully fitted kitchen, with oven, hob, hood, and fridge freezer. There is also a TV and telephone connection in all living rooms and main bedrooms and a selection of apartments boast a Juliette balcony.
Within the complex, Residents can enjoy a range of facilities, from the sociable Communal lounge with Wi-Fi, to the Bistro serving a range of hot and cold meals, snacks and drinks. There is also an on site Function Room to host any special events, as well as an on-site cark park 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 Communal 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.
The development is located very close to the city of Sunderland, which is just 0.8 miles
away. It can be reached easily by public transport, with the nearest bus stop only 0.1 miles
from the development.
If you want to stay local, there are shops and cafés within 0.4 miles
and Backhouse Park only 400 feet
away. This is the perfect spot for a leisurely stroll.
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.
You can also use the postcode Sr3 8jb
to get to the development.