McCarthy & Stone - The Wickets, BD24
Kirkgate is a fantastic Retirement Living development coming soon to the North Yorkshire market town of Settle and partially set within a conservation area which offers fantastic views. With a rich and vibrant history and convenient access to local facilities, this is an ideal spot for those seeking retirement flats in a stunning location.
Set just moments from the picturesque Yorkshire Dales National Park and the Forest of Bowland, Settle is a bustling market town with plenty of charm and historic character, making it an ideal location for your retirement.
Settle is conveniently located close to the A65, offering easy access to Skipton and Kendal, as well as other local areas of interest. Giggleswick, Lancaster, Bradford and Clitheroe are also nearby. Regular bus services also connect the development with surrounding towns and villages.
Fully equipped and finished to a high standard, your privately-owned apartment is the perfect base for you to enjoy an independent and active retirement. The development will feature excellent security systems including 24-hour emergency calls and a dedicated House Manager, which are sure to offer peace of mind. Furthermore, there will be lift access throughout, so it's easy for residents to get around.
Your apartment will include a spacious bedroom and living area, along with a fully fitted kitchen and bathroom. Walk-in wardrobes as well as the balconies that feature in select apartments make for added luxury. Homeowners will also benefit from a social lounge, where you can relax and catch up with friends, as well as a guest suite that's perfect for visitors. Outside, you'll discover beautifully maintained gardens and plenty of greenery, along with car parking facilities.
A bustling market town found in the foothills of the Pennines, Kirkgate is a fantastic scenic location in picturesque North Yorkshire. The town is actually found beside the largest outcrop of limestone in Britain – offering plenty of spectacular views for locals.
For those interested in history, Settle's past dates back to the 7th century with a number of key attractions still found in the market town. This includes the Grade I listed Folly, and the Naked Man building, which is believed to be the oldest cafe in the country.
Traditional values aren't lost in this bustling town though and on Tuesdays Settle still hosts its weekly market.
In terms of transport links, Settle Railway Station serves the community with numerous local services, as well as journeys to locations found further afield. This includes popular villages such as Dent, Appleby and Carlisle. Road links are also available via the A65 and B6480 with the A65 also connecting to the M6 motorway.
Those interested in exploring the local area will also find plenty to do with ‘The Three Peaks' – Whernside, Ingleborough and Pen-y-ghent all 700m high and one of the most popular outdoor areas found in the Dales.
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.