Retirement Apartments in Otley

Churchill are delighted to announce that we have identified a site in the popular market town of Otley for a proposed development of one and two bedroom retirement apartments.

The market town of Otley is located at a bridging point on the River Wharfe, situated in the Lower Wharfe Valley, which is set between the city of Leeds and the rolling hills of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales.

The acquisition and development of the site is subject to the grant of planning consent. Register your interest today for updates on this exciting new development.

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. Churchill Retirement Living is the only major housebuilder to offer a 3 year warranty period as standard. Churchill is also a member of the National House-Building Council and every Churchill apartment is also covered by a 10 year NHBC Buildmark warranty.


  • 24 hour Careline support system
  • Free parking
  • Guest Suite for friends and family
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Lodge Manager
  • Owners' Lounge with Coffee Bar and WIFI

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:

  • A potential saving 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.

Local area

Quaint cobbled streets of Yorkshire

Nestled between the cosmopolitan city of Leeds and the picturesque Yorkshire Dales, the market town of Otley is home to cobbled streets often featured on TV soaps, a selection of independent shops, eateries and much more.

  • A variety of supermarkets are situated close to the site, included a Waitrose, Sainsburys, Asda and the local high street provides a variety of amenities.
  • Access to Leeds is via the A660 or A65 and is an 11 mile drive.
  • Surrounding villages include Burley in Wharfedale, Leathley and the picturesque town of Ilkley.
  • The prosperous town of Harrogate is located 11 miles away, offering scenic eateries and charming amenities for a perfect day out.
  • The town is rich in history and is home to the country’s first interior designer Thomas Chippendale, who revolutionised the printing industry.
  • There’s always something to do in Otley including regular festivals, and sporting events throughout the year and Otley is home to a variety of local and historic pubs that pre-date the English Civil War.
  • The Chevin offers breathtaking views over Wharfedale and the banks of the River Wharfe provide a peaceful setting for a picnic or walk.

The Otley Market is held in Market Square every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday, offering everything

Visiting us

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Retirement homes
in West Yorkshire

West Yorkshire includes the most built-up and industrialised areas of Yorkshire - but also some of the best loved and most beautiful scenery in the whole of England. Outside the bustling cities of Leeds, Wakefield and Bradford, historic market towns and villages preserve the very best of Yorkshire with its rich heritage.Yorkshire is a fascinating county to explore, with its varied coastline, ruined monastic abbeys and peaceful moorland. Surrounding the county of West Yorkshire, the National Parks of the Yorkshire Dales, the North York Moors and the Pennines offer challenging hiking as well as gentle strolling, all in a dramatic and timeless landscape.