6-months free Service and Well-being Charge*
With 80% now sold, The Bridges is one of our award-winning communities and enjoys a prime spot overlooking the Macclesfield Canal. Featuring 64 apartments as well as a restaurant, beautiful gardens and hair salon. Maintain an independent lifestyle with friendship on your doorstep, and care available if you need it.
Private viewings of our show apartments are available and we would love to show you around. During your tour you can also see our beautifully landscaped gardens, and discover the lifestyle on offer at The Bridges.
The Bridges, Macclesfield comprises 62 private retirement apartments for sale, ideally located on the banks of the Macclesfield Canal and within a short distance of local shops. Designed with independent living in mind, each apartment has been finished to a high specification and includes a fully fitted kitchen complete with Amtico flooring, plenty of storage space and luxurious wet rooms. All apartments are fully carpeted, ready for you to move in. Most apartments also have a balcony or patio, giving you that all-important private outdoor space. Should you require additional support the on-site team can provide a tailored solution and are available 24 hours a day.
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:
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 Macclesfield has to offer. If you have a people friendly pet, they’re also welcome too.
*additional charges apply.
All residents living at The Bridges, Macclesfield 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. These charges are to provide services such as;
Our management team takes great pride in providing a very high standard of service including checking on all 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 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.
Weekly Service and Well-being Charges at Macclesfield are;
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 apportioned between all Homeowners in order to maintain the high standard of service.
As you would expect in your own home other household expenditures will remain as the Homeowner’s responsibility. These typically include:
The two most important points to remember about the Communal Facilities Fee (CFF) are, firstly, you pay nothing now and, secondly, it is designed to help maintain the continued high standard of the development and ensure that each apartment, if sold, has the opportunity to achieve best value within the housing market.
The CFF is based on the principle of “enjoy today, pay in the future” and monies are only deducted when you sell your property.
One of the many appeals of an Adlington Retirement Living development is the extensive communal facilities enjoyed by all our Homeowners. Our table service restaurant, lounge, guest suite, hairdressing salon and therapy rooms are very popular and provide a focal point for the sense of community and well-being appreciated by our Homeowners and their families. Outdoors our landscaped gardens offer a peaceful space to enjoy the fresh air, relax or chat with friends. These facilities, plus those that support our on-site management team such as the office, kitchen, and staff rooms, ensure an independent lifestyle for our Homeowners.
The CFF only applies when you sell your apartment so there are no upfront or annual fees to worry about.
The CFF is simply calculated as 2% per annum of the re-sale price of your apartment when it is sold. This fee is payable for each year or part year of occupation and is capped at 10 years.
As well as maintaining high standards for all our Homeowners to enjoy daily, the CFF also covers longer term capital works, a refurbishment fund when you choose to sell your apartment and our re-sale service. Specific benefits include:
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.
*Offer available on all new reservations taken before 31st May 2021.
Now could be the perfect time to make a move with The Chancellor granting a temporary ‘holiday’ on stamp duty – with no duty to pay on all properties up to the value of £500,000 from now until the end of June 2021.
“Since we moved here, we can walk straight out onto the canal footpath and it’s flat. We walked to one of our daughters’ houses the other day. It took us about 25 minutes along the canal towards Bollington. Two of our daughters are just a few minutes’ walk away and it’s nice that we can walk to them or they can come to us.
The garden’s beautiful too. We had a lovely garden and I will miss it, but I also knew that when this year came, I probably couldn’t go on doing it.”
The Bridges, Buxton Road, Macclesfield, SK10 1FW
Like all of our communities, The Bridges is designed and located to allow you to make the most of where you are: from the convenience of local amenities to the tranquillity of your own home.
Macclesfield is an ancient Cheshire market town nestling on the edge of the Peak District. Historically, a place of industry with a rich tradition in the manufacture of silk, it is now a town with striking buildings, great transport links, dynamic businesses and beautiful vistas of the breath-taking countryside just a short stroll away.
With plenty of restaurants, supermarkets and boutique shops on your doorstep, including the renowned Arighi Bianchi home furnishings store, you'll never have to go far to find what you're looking for.
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“I had always thought I would move home in the future but when I came to look at Adlington I thought this is the future. The day I moved in I sat out on my balcony and thought this is absolute bliss – and I have never stopped thinking that.” Mrs Burgess – The […]Read more. Mrs Burgess