About Beckett Grange
McCarthy and Stones' brand new Retirement Living development in Barnsley offers a collection of 49 one and two bedroom apartments exclusive to people aged 60 and over. Settle into retired life in the heart of a historic Industrial town with a proud heritage and a strong community. The exclusive community at McCarthy & Stone Retirement Living Development in Barnsley is exclusively available for the over 60s.
At the development, residents have access to the the communal Communal lounge with Wi-Fi – a great place to meet your new neighbours and socialise. The landscaped gardens surrounding the building are also open for residents to enjoy year-round. Every apartment at McCarthy & Stone features spacious design and modern features, including a fully fitted kitchen with oven, hob, hood and fridge freezer, and TV and telephone connection points in the living room and main bedroom. Selected apartments also have balconies as an additional feature.
We ensure the safety and security of our residents with a camera entry system, burglar alarms in all apartments, and smoke detectors. We also provide all residents with a 24 hour call system for peace of mind, and have accessible entrances and lift access to all floors, so that residents can enjoy their independence well into retirement. Our House Manager is on site 25 hours a week, so it's easy to resolve any issues quickly and efficiently. Visitors are always welcome at McCarthy & Stone Barnsley, where there's plenty of guest parking and even a Guest Suite, which is available for visitors to spend the night. Finally, we even welcome pets, so there's no need to leave beloved family members behind when you move.Local Area
Barnsley is nestled in the foothills of the Peak District, half way between Leeds and Sheffield. It's a historic town which thrived during the industrial revolution, and which still maintains a strong community today. The town centre has plenty of amenities, including a wide variety of high street shops, banks, pharmacies, a Post Office, supermarkets, and hairdressers, as well as cafes, bars and restaurants. There are also excellent public transport connections to surrounding towns and cities. Barnsley train station is only 0.5 miles from the development, with regular services to Leeds in 36 minutes, and Sheffield in 30 minutes. The M1 motorway is just 2.9 miles from Barnsley town centre, which connects the town to the north and south easily.
One of the most popular attractions in the area is Cannon Hall Farm and museum, a working farm family attraction and 18th century mansion which houses artworks, furniture, and the museum of the Royal Hussars. Golfing enthusiasts will be happy that Silkstone Golf Club is just 2.9 miles away. The club was established in 1983 and recently benefitted from a re-development. The course is now a championship golf course, with stunning views over the Silkstone valley and surrounding countryside.
The Peak District is within easy reach for those looking to spend their retirement exploring the great outdoors. Woodhead and Torside reservoirs are just 18 miles away by car, both offering beautiful views and miles of rugged walking paths in the surrounding hills.
Our development of retirement homes is set right in the heart of this old industrial
town, with the nearest shops, bars and restaurants only 0.2 miles
The train station is only 0.7 miles
from the development and connects you to popular
northern destinations such as Leeds, Huddersfield and Sheffield.
Getting to Location
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