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Stylish apartments for independent living in Cheadle

Lime Grove, Cheadle, Cheshire, SK8 1DB

Ideally located within a moments walk of the vibrant high street, The Chimes features 48 brand-new one, two and three bedroom retirement apartments.

A selection of show apartments are available to view alongside a host of communal areas including the table service restaurant and homeowners' lounge.

Visit us during our Open Days on the 26th, 27th and 28th September between 10am and 5pm, and find out more about the lifestyle on offer at The Chimes.

Viewing Times:

Sales & Marketing Suite and Show Apartments Open daily between 10am and 5pm

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0161 507 3201

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Development Overview

As award winning retirement specialists, Adlington offer a selection of privately owned one, two and three-bedroom apartments. Enjoy modern, stylish living with the benefit of patios or walk-out balconies to most apartments. The Chimes offers a collection of 48 apartments designed specifically with retirement in mind, promoting low maintenance living in a safe and secure environment, with on-site parking and landscaped gardens.

 

Apartment Specification

  • Beautifully appointed kitchens with fully integrated appliances
  • 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

Communal Areas

Imagine more time to enjoy the things that matter most. Time to relax in your new apartment, meet new friends in our homeowners’ lounge, share a freshly prepared meal in the restaurant or take advantage of all that Cheadle has to offer. If you have a people friendly pet, they’re also welcome too.

  • Elegant table service Restaurant* serving freshly prepared hot meals daily & open to friends and family
  • Beautifully appointed Lounge with outdoor patio area
  • Take up a hobby in our Activities Studio
  • Assisted bathroom and Therapy Room
  • Pamper yourself in our Hairdressing Salon*
  • Internal Mobility Scooter & Bicycle Store with electric charging facilities
  • Fully furnished Guest Suite with en-suite for when family and friends stay*
  • Lifts to all floors
  • Private homeowners parking
  • Extensive landscaped gardens with raised flower beds for you to enjoy

*additional charges apply.

Charges

Service Charges

All residents living at The Chimes, Cheadle will contribute to Service Charges. The high level of care, support and services on offer to enhance quality and enjoyment of life are what make Adlington different. These charges are to provide services such as;

  • The provision of a daily restaurant service serving delicious meals
  • Communal cleaning and maintenance
  • One hour of domestic help each week
  • External window cleaning
  • Water usage, buildings insurance and estate management
  • They also enable our management organisation to have someone on site 24-hours every day in case of any emergency, working in tandem with a discreet emergency call system installed in each apartment

Our management team takes great pride in providing a very high standard of service including making daily contact with all homeowners, checking on their well-being and liaising with family and professionals if necessary. They consult with residents 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 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 it is also well insulated and cost effective to heat.

Monthly Service Charges at Cheadle are estimated to be;

  • 1 bedroom – approximately £622
  • 2 bedroom – approximately £670
  • 3 bedroom – approximately £721

It is important to point out that payment of the Service Charges has to continue even if the apartment is vacant, as it is proportioned between all homeowners in order to maintain the high standard of service.

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

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

Adlington developments provide extensive communal facilities, such as the lounge, restaurant and commercial kitchen, the hairdressing salon, guest suite, specialist assisted bathroom, staff rooms, management offices and the mobility scooter store, as well as landscaped gardens and grounds. It is these facilities along with the 24-hour on-site support which makes your new home likely to be suitable for your whole life, without the need to move to a care home. This is a major benefit to well-being, peace of mind and independence and, if it avoids care home fees, also has considerable financial advantages. You will only purchase your own apartment, so in order to recoup the considerable costs of these extensive facilities we levy a Communal Facilities Fee.

A 2% per annum charge of the re-sale price achieved for the apartment is levied out of those sale proceeds, so there are no annual fees to worry about. This fee is payable for each year or part year of occupation and importantly is capped at 10 years. As Adlington retain the ownership of our developments for many years 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.

This Communal Facilities Fee also covers the cost of the following contributions and standard services:-

  • A 0.25% contribution to a Building Reserve Fund for long term major capital repairs thereby ensuring that the development is always kept up to the same standard as when you purchased your apartment.
  • A re-furbishment service up to the value of £2,000 when the apartment is required to be sold so that it is freshly decorated and presents to a level to achieve the best possible re-sale value.
  • An Estate Agency type re-sale service, equivalent to 1% of the market value of your apartment to manage the sale of the apartment, including marketing literature, viewings & negotiations.

Upcoming Events

Open Days

Thursday 26th, Friday 27th & Saturday 28th September between 10am & 5pm

Enjoy browsing our stunning show apartments, homeowners’ lounge, table service restaurant, hairdressing salon and activities studio and find out more about the lifestyle on offer at The Chimes in Cheadle.

 

Find Us

Lime Grove, Cheadle, Cheshire, SK8 1DB

Approaching from the A34 into Cheadle with St Mary’s Church on the left, continue along the High Street (A560) and turn left along Mary Street between NatWest and Boots. Mary Street then bends to the left and becomes Lime Grove. The entrance to site is midway along Lime Grove (SK8 1DB). However, the entrance to the Marketing Suite is situated in the Drill Hall on Brook Road (SK8 1PQ). Turn right at the end of Lime Grove and onto Brook Road. The Drill Hall is on the right hand side of Brook Road and there is customer parking available at the front. The Marketing Suite can be accessed through the side door of the Drill Hall. If there are no parking spots available in front of the Drill Hall then there is a pay and display car park on Lime Grove.

Formerly used as a resting stop for merchants on their way to Manchester, Cheadle is now a bustling, suburban village lying on the Cheshire Plain and bordered by the River Mersey to the north. The Chimes is situated in a tranquil spot close to St Mary’s Parish Church, yet only a moment’s walk away from the vibrant High Street with its wide range of independent shops and restaurants.

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