Monkwray Court, Whitehaven
Monkwray Road, Kells, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 9HD
Call free on 0800 020 9524
Welcome to Monkwray Court, Whitehaven
Offering housing with care.
At Monkwray Court retirement housing scheme in Whitehaven, we offer 12 one bedroom and 34 studio purpose-built properties for rent for people over the age of 55. We also offer on-site support from trained care staff should you require any additional help.
The property is situated close to Whitehaven and has excellent transport links to the Kells area and the town centre. The local shops are within walking distance and include supermarkets, a library and a fish and chip shop. There are doctors' surgeries located in Whitehaven Town Centre on the nearby bus route. Other local amenities include the Kells Legion Social Club, Kells Rugby League Club and the Haig Mining Museum.
We understand that sometimes you like to be alone and at other times you may want to be more sociable. Our properties give you that freedom. At Monkwray Court we run social activities including film nights, coffee afternoons, day trips, social nights and bingo nights.
You will not need to worry about maintenance and repairs or gardening upkeep as we take care of those. We provide a wide range of facilities, including a communal lounge, guest room, hairdresser, on-site restaurant, sensory garden with seating area, an on-site laundry and 10 parking spaces.
What can we help with?
Want to arrange a visit?
We encourage visits to Monkwray Court so you can meet the manager and get a feel of what it would be like to live here. You will be able to look around, meet other residents, find out what goes on and ask any questions you may have.
0800 020 9524
Find out more about costs and availability
For the most up to date information on availability at Monkwray Court, our current charges and fees, or to discuss your personal circumstances, please contact us. Our team are here to help answer your questions and provide you with all the information you need to make a considered decision about your future home.Contact us
Life at Monkwray Court
At Monkwray Court we offer 46 properties to people over 55. There are 11 one bed properties and 35 studio apartments.
All our properties are self-contained, allowing the privacy and independence that you enjoy. You will have a bathroom, kitchen with fitted cupboards, storage space, lounge and bedroom areas. If you want to give your home a personal touch, you have the freedom to decorate and furnish it as you wish.
All our properties are digital and satellite TV compliant. You can also arrange to have your own private telephone or broadband connection installed.
Please contact the scheme manager who can give you more details.
At Monkwray Court we have a range of facilities available to all tenants, including communal lounge, on-site hairdresser and visiting chiropodist.
Nearby facilities include a library, which also visits the scheme monthly, two mini supermarkets, both providing a delivery service of daily newspapers, two churches that are in walking distance and two local chip shops.
We have a community bus every Thursday to take tenants down to the larger supermarkets in Whitehaven
Anchor endeavour to be completely transparent about all our charges and fees. Below is indicative pricing to act as a guide to the costs at Monkwray Court, Whitehaven. For further information please contact us.
How much does it cost?
Retirement properties for rent
Your monthly fee will range from £470.47 and normally includes your rent, service charge, heating, hot water and water rates.
What is included in rental fees?
Our service charge covers all the cost of amenities you share with your neighbours, including the scheme manager service, our 24-hour emergency call service (Anchorcall), repairs and maintenance, window cleaning, gardening and the cleaning of communal areas.
Your local council will be able to advise you about getting help paying your rent and service charge through housing benefit. They will also be able to tell you if they will be paying grant to us to meet or contribute towards the support cost elements of our services to you.
At Monkwray Court Integrated Care and Housing scheme, we organise a range of activities throughout the week, which change on a regular basis. Some examples are: Bingo, coffee mornings, light exercises, movie night, fish and chip lunches, pizza evenings, church services, and monthly social activities.