Retirement Apartments in Great Shelford

We’re delighted to announce that we have acquired a site for brand new retirement apartments in the attractive village of Great Shelford, Cambridgeshire. This site is currently awaiting planning permission. Register your details today to be amongst the first to receive updates!

All Churchill Retirement Living apartments are completely self-contained with their own front door, providing you with privacy and peace and quiet when you want it.

There is a choice of one and two bedroom apartments and they may all vary slightly when it comes to dimensions and position of rooms.

Kitchens are tiled with colour-coordinated worktops, and come with integrated appliances.

The apartments included tiled shower rooms as standard, while some of them have separate en-suites and cloakrooms – all designed for ease of use and with the needs of our customers in mind.

All apartments are inspected by our Customer Services department to ensure they are handed over to the standard of finish and quality expected by our customers. All of our Lodges benefit from a comprehensive 10-year Building Warranty Guarantee.

  • 24 hour Careline support system
  • Camera entry system
  • Constructed to NHBC standards
  • Double glazed windows
  • Energy efficient and economical heating
  • Intruder alarm system
  • Lift to all floors
  • Lodge Manager

Carefully considered design

Our developments have been carefully designed to make life easier, leaving you free to enjoy your retirement.

We use the very latest construction materials, fixtures and fittings, for maximum energy efficiency and low utility bills. A lift is provided to all floors, so using the stairs whilst carrying heavy shopping isn’t a chore.

A great deal of importance is placed on the communal areas, providing a welcome area for you, your family and friends. All of our developments also have the added benefit of a Guest Suite to accommodate visiting family and friends.

Our specifications

The development will have the following typical specification:

  • Easy-turn lever taps
  • Fitted and tiled shower room
  • Fitted kitchen with built in appliances
  • Fitted mirror wardrobe to main bedroom
  • Heated towel rail in shower room
  • Illuminated light switches

Virtual Tour

Please note this is a generic virtual tour.

Local area

Great Shelford is an attractive satellite village of Cambridge benefitting from a good variety of local amenities along Woollards Lane and High Street. There are two Co-op convenience stores, a Tesco express, a large Boots pharmacy, independent bakers and butchers, a dry cleaner, cafes, delicatessen, restaurants, a post office, a beauty salon, a library and a medical centre with a monthly farmers market meaning you don’t have to go far for your essentials.

The popular village was recently named  as one of the best places to live in the UK in the Sunday Times list of The Best Places to Live 2020 and has excellent bus and rail services to centres including Cambridge, London Liverpool Street, Bishops Stortford and Saffron Walden.

  1. Great Shelford
  2. Train Station
  3. Post Office
  4. Convenience Store
  5. Tennis Club
  6. Bakery
  7. Former Flour Mill
  8. Supermarket
  9. Library
  10. Hairdressers

Getting there

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.

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Jean White

“Even though I did love my garden, it’s lovely not having to worry about it any more. I can get through the housework in half an hour, so I’ve got more time to get out and about and enjoy doing the things I want to do.”

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