Large kitchen retirement apartment

57 The Spindles | SOLD

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Apartment 57 is a two bedroom apartment with walk-out balcony, situated on the second floor. The master bedroom benefits from fitted wardrobes, and the kitchen has a touch of luxury with Silestone quartz worktops.

There are also 80% wool blend carpets fitted throughout, and a level access shower room.

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Apartment plan
3.16m x 2.41m
(10'5'' x 7'11'')
Living room
6.94m x 3.44m
(22'9'' x 11'4'')
Bedroom one
4.56m x 2.90m
(15'0'' x 9'6'')
Bedroom two
4.56m x 3.02m
(15'0'' x 9'11'')
Shower room
2.54m x 1.75m
(8'4'' x 5'9'')
3.68m x 1.29m
(12'1'' x 4'3'')
Gross internal floor area:
71.73 sq m
(772 sq ft)

The Spindles, Menston Floor Plan

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Living at The Spindles

A select collection of 72  privately owned 1, 2 and 3 bedroom retirement apartments for sale in Menston, West Yorkshire, most with balconies or patios and many with en-suite shower rooms, available exclusively for the over 60s. Our community offers an independent lifestyle with personal tailored care and support available should it be needed, all in a safe and secure environment designed specifically for later living.

We are members of the Associated Retirement Community Operators, who set high standards for retirement community operators in the UK, and aim to comply with the ARCO Consumer Code at all times, which can be accessed by clicking here.

Features and specifications

Our range of spacious apartments are designed to offer flexibility to suit everyone. We also focus on the little things that make a big difference – from how a home feels, such as natural light, a user-friendly layout, a private patio or balcony – to smart, space-saving storage.

Our apartments offer a range of features and fittings to guarantee years of hassle-free living. A typical example would include:

  • Beautifully appointed kitchens with fully integrated appliances including oven, hob with extractor,microwave, fridge freezer and dishwasher
  • Walk on balconies or patios to most apartments
  • En-suite and bathroom with heated towel rails to many apartments
  • Slip resistant and level access shower rooms
  • Wardrobe to master bedroom
  • Utility cupboards with space for a washer/dryer and in most cases separate storage rooms
  • 24-hour emergency call system linked directly to dedicated on-site team
  • Audio and visual entry system to main entrance
  • Wider doorways and spacious rooms for ease of wheelchair access
  • Ample easy reach sockets, light switches and telephone points
  • Electric throughout with energy efficient hot water and central heating system

Restaurant and on-site facilities

When you move into one of our retirement communities, you can set your own timetable and live life however you choose, free from everyday worries and compromises.

You’re guaranteed the best of both worlds: a beautiful, self-contained apartment to call your own and an extensive suite of communal facilities on your doorstep. Including:

  • Elegant on-site restaurant*
  • Beautifully appointed lounge with outdoor patio area
  • Activities studio
  • Cinema room
  • Therapy suite*
  • Hairdressing salon*
  • Internal mobility scooter & bicycle store with electric charging facilities
  • Fully furnished guest suite with en-suite, television and tea/coffee making facilities
  • Lifts to all floors
  • Private homeowners parking
  • Extensive landscaped gardens with raised flower beds

View more about the lifestyle on offer on our Adlington Life page here.

*Additional charges apply.

Understanding the charges

Service and Well-being Charge

All homeowners living at The Spindles, Menston will contribute to a Service and Well-being Charge. The high level of care, support and services on offer to enhance quality and enjoyment of life are what make Adlington different. This charge is to provide services such as;

  • The provision of a daily restaurant service serving delicious meals.
  • Communal cleaning and maintenance
  • External window cleaning
  • Water usage, buildings insurance and estate management
  • 24-hour support every day, 365 days a year, in case of any emergency, working in tandem with a discreet emergency call system installed in each apartment

Our own Management team, Adlington Management Services (AMS) take great pride in providing a high standard of service including checking on our homeowners well-being and liaising with family and professionals if necessary. They consult with homeowners on all aspects of the operations of the development and facilitate numerous social events and activities that can be participated in as much, or as little, as you’d like.

You no longer have to take into consideration the ongoing costs of upkeep and maintenance of your current property, grounds and gardens. As well as owning a modern stylish apartment built to high specification that is well insulated and cost effective to heat.

We have a vested interest in making sure that our buildings and grounds are always fully maintained and that the apartments retain their value so inheritance is maximised.

2023/24 approximate weekly Service and Well-being Charges at The Spindles are;

  • 1 bedroom – £156
  • 2 bedroom – £169
  • 3 bedroom – £181

The Service and Well-being Charge is reviewed annually. Should there be any future increase, it will be capped in line with the Retail Price Index (RPI) or the Annual Earnings Index (AEI), whichever is the higher. So you can be secure in the knowledge there will be no large, unexpected price increases.

It is important to point out that payment of the Service and Well-being Charge has to continue even if the apartment is vacant, as it is proportioned between all apartments in order to maintain the high standard of service.

Individual Responsibilities

As you would expect in your own home other household expenditures will remain as the homeowner’s responsibility. These typically include:

  • Council tax
  • Electricity – which is metered per apartment
  • Contents insurance
  • Telephone line rental and broadband (where applicable)
  • TV licence (where applicable)

Communal Facilities Fee

The Communal Facilities Fee (CFF) at The Spindles is a fee payable upon the sale of your home or if there is a change of occupier so you can enjoy the facilities now but pay for them later.

This fee ensures that homeowners can enjoy the use of our first-class communal facilities, today and in the future. It contributes towards:

  • The construction and provision of the communal facilities across the retirement community, including the restaurant, homeowners’ lounge and coffee lounge, hair salon, therapy suite, guest suite and activities studio
  • Regular replacement and refurbishment of all these communal facilities, the exterior of the building, restaurant kitchen equipment and facilities, lifts, roof, private homeowner parking and also your patio or balcony structure

Moreover, you can relax, safe in the knowledge that there will always be sufficient funds available to undertake any works required to The Spindles communal areas, including the exterior of the building, with no unexpected extra charges to the homeowners.

Adlington will use these funds to refurbish or replace all communal parts of The Spindles to the highest standards whenever required. Not only will this ensure it is a quality place to live, but it will also protect the resale value of your property, ensuring that when an apartment is sold, you will get the best sales value for it.

All homeowners are responsible for the repair and maintenance of their own apartment.

How the fee is calculated

You do not have to pay anything until you choose to sell your apartment (or there is a change of occupier). The fee is 4% per annum, capped at 5 years (maximum 20%) of the achieved market price (or an agreed market valuation of the property) per year or part year of occupation.

For example:

  • If a property has been owned for 3 years and 7 months and sold for £300,000 the fee payable is £48,000
  • Or, if a property has been owned for 10 years and 3 months and sold for £300,000, the fee payable is £60,000

Should you wish to pay for the CFF on your apartment at point of purchase, you are able to do so at a reduced rate of 15% of the price you pay for your apartment. This is only available to the first purchaser of any apartment.

An Administration Fee is also payable on resale.

Care Charges

Additional care packages can be designed to suit your individual requirements. All care packages are drawn up in consultation with you, based upon a careful assessment of your needs and are regularly reviewed. Short term illness and recuperation packages can be tailored to individual requirements where required.  Costs are based on the level of need per person, and will be provided once confirmed.

  • Hourly rate to be confirmed
  • The charge is doubled where two carers are required

Current offers

Free Service Charge for 6 months

For a limited time only we’re offering 6 months’ free Service and Well-being charge.

Terms and conditions

  • For reservations taken on selected apartments at The Spindles between 1st August 2023 and 29th February 2024.
  • Free Service and Well-being charge for the 6 months following legal completion.
  • The monthly charge will remain fixed irrespective of any price rises during the 6 month period. Following this period ARL will charge the prevailing rate for your apartment.
  • Not available in conjunction with any other offer or discount.
  • Offer must be detailed on reservation documentation.
  • Excluding pre-loved apartments.
  • Free Service and Well-being Charge offer will be applied as a discount to the purchase price of the apartment adjusted at the point of purchase based on the current annual Service and Well-being Charge rate applicable for that property at that time.


Part Exchange for a stress-free move

Don’t miss out on our limited time offer to part exchange your home. You can receive 3% off your apartment purchase price at The Spindles if you part exchange your home using Adlington Retirement Living’s dedicated partner.

  • For new reservations taken at The Spindles, Menston before 29th February 2024.
  • 3% of the original apartment purchase price will be deducted at legal completion.
  • Subject to home visit and full survey.
  • Subject to using ARL’s part exchange partner.
  • Not available in conjunction with any other offer or discount.


Full Moving Package

If you have a house to sell and prefer to advertise it on the open market, we can help speed up that process with our Full Moving Package, leaving you with peace of mind that the sale is being managed throughout. As part of this option, Adlington will pay your estate agent fees, plus contribute £2,500 towards your legal and removal costs.

Terms and conditions 

  • For reservations taken before 29th February 2024.
  • Adlington will cover estate agent fees, providing that an offer is accepted by you within six weeks of being on the market, for properties up to £500,000.
  • For properties over £500,000 and up to a maximum of £800,000, a contribution of 0.5% + VAT of the sale price will be required to be paid by you.
  • Your Full Moving Package terms will expire should an offer not be received on your current property within six weeks.


Coffee morning at The Spindles

Tuesday 16th January 10:30am – 11:45am

Come and enjoy a taste of life at The Spindles at our monthly Coffee Morning.

No appointment is needed, feel free to drop in and we’ll put the kettle on.

Call 01943 660530 to find out more.

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