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Retirement Apartments in Penrith

Situated on the edge of the Lake District, Dutton Lodge is stunning collection of 54 one and two bedroom affordable retirement apartments located in the charming town of Penrith. Well-located for the local shops and amenities including a regular Farmers’ Market, Dutton Lodge is also perfectly placed to enjoy the many attractions of the surrounding area – Why not Join us at our Coffee Morning every Wednesday at 10.30 am!

We have recently introduced our Experience Apartment, we have a choice of one or two bedroom experience apartments for you to choose from, allowing you to trial the Churchill Retirement lifestyle in one of our beautiful apartments before you buy. Your stay will also allow you to meet the Lodge Manager and other Owners in our Coffee Bar and Owners Lounge and enjoy the landscaped gardens, why not try it for yourself and discover how comfortable and relaxing your new apartment can be

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

All 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.

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

  • 24 hour call centre support system
  • Free parking
  • Guest Suite for friends and family
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Lodge Manager
  • Owners' Lounge with Coffee Bar and WIFI
  • Secure camera entry system
  • Two balconies on some two bedroom apartments
  • Walk-in wardrobes on selected apartments

Service charges explained…

We understand that the ongoing cost of running your new apartment is an important factor to consider when deciding to purchase a Churchill apartment, here’s some key Service Charge benefits:

  • Downsizing from a 3 bed house to a 2 bed apartment could save approximately £1,300* per year.
  • A potential saving of around 15% on bills.
  • Renewable technologies to supply hot water and heating to reduce electricity bills.
  • We also insulate our developments to a very high standard.
  • The need to turn the heating on is kept to a minimum.
  • Owners are consulted annually
  • We always aim to keep the cost as low as possible.

“Living in a Churchill Apartment is absolutely marvellous. The whole building is so nice and warm all the time that we’ve hardly had to use the heating inside our apartment. When we do turn it up a notch or two it’s nice to know we don’t have to worry about the cost or the environmental impact, as it’s all so energy efficient and covered within our annual service charge.”

John and Doreen Pitt, Lewis Carroll Lodge, Cheltenham

We are here to help you every step of the way

We appreciate everyone’s household costs will differ, and just how daunting the idea of a service charge can be. We are here to help you every step of the way, please contact one of the team to discuss your current costs and help you discover just how much you could be saving. A full service charge budget analysis is available for each individual development.

*Based on ‘Sizing up the Situation’ report (Housing LIN, 2014) and Millstream Service Charge data.

Local area

Living in Penrith

This charming market town in the north of the Lake District National Park is the perfect place for new apartments. Penrith has a rich history which can be explored through the town’s many heritage trails. Beautiful buildings and Penrith Castle are surrounded by breathtaking Cumbrian countryside making it a popular year-round destination.

  • The town boasts a large selection of shops and local amenities all within a short walking distance of Roper Street. These include a Marks & Spencer Food Hall, coffee shops, tea rooms, a Post Office, antique shops and many independent family run stores.
  • Penrith is renowned for its award-winning food such as icecream from Abbot Lodge. A regular farmer’s market provides high quality regionally sourced produce.
  • Leisure facilities are plentiful, including indoor bowling at the Penrith Leisure Centre as well as a quaint cinema in the town which is more than 100 years old.

To locate the points of interest on the map hover over the location marker.

  1. Dutton Lodge
  2. Supermarket
  3. Doctors Surgery
  4. Post Office
  5. Bank
  6. Leisure Centre
  7. Hairdressers
  8. Cafe

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John Pulford

When I first visited Dutton Lodge, I was concerned that I would not be able to afford one of the apartments. I was told about the Home Exchange scheme, which sounded ideal for me. It took away all my worries about not being able to sell my property as well as the stress of being in a chain and concerned it may collapse! The Home exchange company gave me a guaranteed price, which I was pleased with and it made perfect sense to me to accept it as the Sales Executive highlighted how Churchill could enable the move for me financially.

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