The Perfect Retirement Location

Looking for retirement properties in Shipley, West Yorkshire. This attractive new Retirement Living development, available exclusively to the over 55’s, will offer a stunning collection of 45 one-bedroom and 11 two-bedroom apartments for sale or for rent, alongside outstanding communal facilities including a communal lounge and a hotel-style Guest Suite. Shipley really does tick all the boxes with a friendly town atmosphere, great shopping, tempting eateries and fascinating local history, mixed with some excellent transport connections. This delightful West Yorkshire market town has something for everyone.

  • Designed exclusively for the over 55’s
  • Ideally located in the historic market town of Shipley
  • A wide range of amenities on your doorstep, including cafes, restaurants and shops
  • Camera entry and 24-hour emergency call system for added peace of mind
  • Dedicated Lodge Manager to run the development day-to-day
  • Elegant communal lounge to socialise in with friends and neighbours
  • Hotel-Style Guest Suite for when friends and family come to stay
  • Private car parking available
  • Free Wi-Fi available in all communal spaces
  • Excellent transport links with easy access to surrounding towns and villages
  • High standard of insulation providing an energy efficient building
  • Electric car charging points on site
  • Cycle racks
  • Central location with easy access to public transport
  • Showers rather than baths installed to reduce water wastage
  • Double glazing to keep warmth in and bills low
  • A-rated condensing boilers
  • Low heat-loss hot water cylinders
  • ‘A’ rated water and electric efficient kitchen appliances
  • Communal recycling bins and bottle bin on site

Luxury Retirement Apartments

This Retirement Living development in Shipley is purposely designed so you can enjoy your future in a safe, secure, luxurious and low maintenance private apartment, situated within a like-minded, sociable and welcoming community exclusive to the over 55’s.

The one-bedroom retirement apartments typically measure 538 square feet, boasting a private walk out patio to the ground floor apartments and a walk out balcony to subsequent floors on selected apartments.

The spacious living room is decorated in a natural tone creating a bright and airy feel. The open plan, fitted kitchen comes complete with clever storage solutions and integrated appliances including an oven, ceramic hob, stainless steel cooker hood & splashback and a fridge freezer.

The fabulous bedroom benefits from a wardrobe fitted with hanging rails. Finally, the shower room is complete with slip resistant flooring, a chrome towel radiator and a fitted mirror.

The two-bedroom Retirement apartments typically measure 904 square feet, boasting a private walk out patio to the ground floor apartments and a walk out balcony to subsequent floors on selected apartments.

The spacious living room is decorated in a natural tone creating a bright and airy feel. The open plan, fitted kitchen comes complete with clever storage solutions and integrated appliances including an oven, ceramic hob, stainless steel cooker hood & splashback and a fridge freezer.

The fabulous master bedroom benefits from an en-suite shower room and a wardrobe fitted fitted with hanging rails. The large second bedroom could be used as an ideal space for guests or a quiet study room, the choice is yours.

Finally, the shower room is complete with slip resistant flooring, a chrome towel radiator and a fitted mirror.

Typical Communal Lounge at Royles Lodge Retirement Living properties for sale or rent by Burghley Retirement living

Each of our developments are designed to encourage a community feeling to flourish, while also allowing you to enjoy the privacy of your own apartment.

Inside every aspect of the development is touched by modern living. The brightly lit reception offers a warm welcome to homeowners, friends and family members alike. As you continue to explore you will stumble upon the social heart of the development, the communal lounge. From catching up over a morning coffee to a social evening event filled with fun and laughter, this light and airy space is where our community can spend time together. From the lounge you can step out onto the patio, with an abundance of comfy seating, it’s an ideal spot for catching some sun during the warmer months or enjoying a sunset drink.

If you don’t want the hassle of making up the spare bed, this development offers a hotel-style Guest Suite complete with refreshment facilities, a television and an en-suite shower room. Your friends and family can book the Guest Suite for only £35 per night.

  • Dedicated Lodge Manager to run the development day-to-day
  • Elegant communal lounge to socialise in with friends and neighbours
  • Free Wi-Fi available in all communal spaces
  • Hotel-Style Guest Suite for when friends and family come to stay

Service Charges

To ensure the grounds and communal areas are maintained and taken care of, our residents pay an annual service charge. The service charge is reviewed each year and is managed on a transparent open book basis, controlled by the residents. Your service charge includes the costs of maintaining the following:

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    Lodge Manager
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    Intruder alarm & Fire alarm
  • Icon showing a telephone with 24, to showcase a 24hr call system
    24-hour emergency remote call out service
  • Icon showing a house within a hand, to showcase buildings insurance
    Buildings Insurance
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    Electricity, heating and lighting of communal areas
  • Icon showing a hammer and a spanner, to showcase maintenance and management.
    Maintenance and management of the building and external areas

Local Area

Shipley really does tick all the boxes with a friendly town atmosphere, a wide selection of independent and national shopping outlets, tempting eateries, traditional bars and a rich local history, mixed with some excellent transport connections. This delightful West Yorkshire market town has something for everyone.

Within Shipley’s boundary, you’ll find the Victorian model village of Saltaire, attracting visitors from around the globe. This World Heritage site is home to a multitude of attractions from the iconic views of Salts Mill to the green open space of Roberts Park. The yearly Saltaire Festival is one not to miss, with everything from an arts & crafts fair to food & drink stalls, topped with a weekend of live entertainment in the form of music, comedy and poetry at the open air band stand.

For movie buffs, the Shipley Film Society, established in 2010, aims to bring cinema back to Shipley, running a packed programme of independent and world cinema at Kirkgate Centre, located in the town centre.

If it is the great outdoors that pulls you to Shipley, being situated by the River Aire and the Leeds and Liverpool Canal means you get miles of walking, boating, wildlife-watching and all-round relaxation. For something more sedate, Northcliffe Park offers open fields and expansive woodlands, the perfect place for an afternoon stroll with your furry friend or a picnic with your loved ones.

For the active golfers, the jaw dropping approach to the first tee at Northcliffe Golf Club is a sight to behold. Overlooking the beautiful Aire Valley, the course is a challenging 18-holes set in some 100 acres of stunning parkland & hosts some of the most scenic and challenging holes in the whole of Yorkshire & North of England.

Shipley is perfectly located for enjoying life in West Yorkshire, with easy access to the A650 and Shipley railway station on the Airedale and Wharfedale Lines, connecting you to Leeds, Bradford, Skipton and Ilkley along with long-distance trains run south to London King’s Cross and north to Carlisle. With Leeds Bradford airport less then 10miles away, jet setting to your favourite holiday destination couldn’t be easier.