This development has achieved Planning Approval. The specification of our retirement apartments does 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 two bedroom McCarthy & Stone apartment.
A new McCarthy & Stone Retirement Living development is now available in the attractive town of Leek, close to the town centre, local amenities and transport links. With just 20 one bedroom and 29 two bedroom apartments available, homeowners will be part of a close-knit community.
We ensure the security of our residents throughout the development, with camera entry systems, burglar alarms in all apartments, and an on-site House Manager. We also ensure safety and peace of mind, with smoke detectors fitted in all homes and communal areas, as well as a 24 hour call system and lifts to all floors for easy access.
Every high quality apartment is fitted with a full kitchen including fridge, oven, hob and hood, as well as telephone and television connection points in the living room and main bedroom for an easy set up. All windows are double glazed for energy efficiency and warmth. Some apartments have walk-in wardrobes as an additional feature.
Homeowners at Leek Retirement Living development will enjoy access to the entire complex, including the landscaped gardens with seating areas, a Mobility Scooter Store, sociable Homeowners' Lounge with Wi Fi, and the exclusive roof top terrace – perfect for catching some sun and admiring the views over Leek. There's also a Guest Suite available for visitors to spend the night.
Leek is located close to the Peak District and Staffordshire Moorlands, half way between Stoke-On-Trent and Macclesfield. An attractive town with plenty of character, Leek has a wealth of independent shops, cafes and restaurants.
Leek is an ideal location for retirement, close to the stunning countryside of the Peak District and boasting plenty of local pubs, cafes, shops and attractions. The town centre has a traditional feel, with cobbled stones and many attractive historic buildings.
Leek is a market town, and hosts a range of markets to this day. The general outdoor market is held every Wednesday, while the indoor market takes place Wednesday, Friday and Saturday each week. Saturday also hosts an outdoor antique and collectors' market, and once a month on a Saturday the ancient marketplace holds an award-winning fine food event.
Leek hosts several popular annual events, including Leek Art Festival, Leek Blues & Americana Festival, and Leek District Show, which are attended by residents and visitors of all ages.
There are a number of historic local attractions in and around Leek, including Brindley's Mill– a mid-eighteenth-century water-powered mill which was owned by James Brindley, a canal engineer. Cheddleton Flint Mill and Churnet Valley Railway are also interesting exhibits of the area's industrial heritage.
For those who enjoy the outdoors, a trip to Rudyards Lake is well worth a visit, where fishing and walking are popular in the picturesque setting. A rocky outcrop known as The Roaches promises panoramic views over the area, while Tittesworth Reservoir is one ofStaffordshire's most popular tourist attractions.
The town is situated ten miles north-east of Stoke-On-Trent, and has a comprehensive bus service, connecting residents to surrounding towns and villages like Stoke, Macclesfield, Ashbourne, Cheadle, Buxton and Hanley. There is a bus stop only 0.1 miles from the proposed Retirement Living development.
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