Welcome to Queens Court
A friendly and safe welcome
Find out how we are welcoming new residents into our retirement housing, alongside the measures in place to keep everyone safe.
At Queens Court Housing in Retford we offer 29 studio, 32 one bedroom, 1 two bedroom and 1 three bedroom purpose-built properties for rent for people over the age of 55.
The property is situated close to Retford Town Centre and has excellent transport links to Worksop, Doncaster & Gainsborough. The local shops are within walking distance and include supermarkets, a post office, library, bakery, hairdressers and cafes. The doctors' surgeries are situated at the nearby hospital. Other local amenities include a theatre and the Bassetlaw 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 Queens Court we run social activities including coffee mornings, bingo nights and a fish & chip night.
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 two communal lounges, two guest rooms, a garden with seating area, two on-site laundry's and 17 parking spaces.
Features of Queens Court
Shared facilities complementing each private residence:
- 1 lift
- Scooter storage
- Hairdressing salon
Well maintained outdoor space for you to enjoy:
- Seated patio area
- Landscaped gardens
Care and support
More support available when you need it:
- Supporting Manager
- 24 hour emergency response call system
Life at Queens Court
At Queens Court we have a range of great on-site facilities available to all residents, including two lounges, a laundry, two guest rooms for visiting friends and family, and communal gardens with seating areas.
The building is purpose-built, ensuring it is wheelchair accessible throughout and includes lifts to all floors.
There is also a secure door entry system for your added peace of mind.
Nearby facilities include supermarkets, a post office, library, bakery, hairdressers and cafes. The doctors' surgeries are situated at the nearby hospital. Other local amenities include a theatre and the Bassetlaw Museum.
There are good transport links to Retford Town Centre, Worksop, Doncaster and Gainsborough. close to the property.
At Queens Court we offer purpose-built and well-maintained properties for people over the age of 55 to rent, in a safe and secure setting.
All our properties are self-contained, with their own front door, offering the privacy and independence you expect.
Living at Queens Court Housing is just like living in an independent retirement flat, but with the added benefit of access to support when you need it. Your home will have a bathroom, kitchen with fully-fitted cupboards, ample storage space, lounge and bedroom areas. It will be easy to maintain and you will have the freedom to decorate and furnish it as you wish.
Many of the people who live in at Queens Court arrange broadband and digital or satellite TV and most properties already have a telephone point installed ready for your own private telephone line.
For added peace of mind, each of our properties are also fitted with a 24-hour emergency call and secure door entry system.
You’ll find our Housing locations are thriving communities, offering a variety of social activities, to take part in as and when you wish.
At Queens Court we organise a range of activities throughout the week which reflect the interests of the people living here and change on a regular basis.
|Communion (monthly - Thursday)||No activity||No activity||No activity|
|No activity||No activity||No activity||Bingo|
|Jigsaw puzzles||Hairdresser||Quiz||No activity|
|No activity||No activity||No activity||No activity|
|No activity||No activity||No activity||Fish & chip supper (fortnightly)|
|No activity||No activity||No activity||Bingo|
|No activity||No activity||Card making||No activity|
If you are 55 and over, still independent but need a little help time to time, then Housing could be for you. It’s just like living in an independent retirement flat, but with the added benefit of access to care and support when you need it.
Move into one of our self-contained properties at Queens Court and you’ll be getting your own high quality home, with the reassurance of care and support from a 24-hour on-site team of professionals. You’ll also benefit from a range of great on-site facilities in a fully accessible setting, and a thriving community.
At Queens Court Housing we support those aged over 55 with one or more care or support needs to continue to live independently by offering a range of services that support and flex to your needs. This could range from help with shopping, cooking, housekeeping, catering, care, housing related support and wellbeing. You decide the type and level of support that suits your lifestyle.
On-site care provision at Queens Court is local authority approved and funded (subject to financial assessment).
A local manager is based on site to provide peace of mind when it comes to maintaining your home and managing your tenancy. You’ll also find active links with the local community that promote socialisation, including specialised interest groups and services.
We endeavour to be completely transparent about all our charges and fees. Below is indicative pricing to act as a guide to the costs at Queens Court , Retford. For further information please contact us.
How much does it cost?
Properties for rent
Your monthly fee will range from £504.13 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 (Anchor on Call), 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.
Enquire now to speak to the local manager who will explain the application process for Queen's Court, eligibility criteria and any local charges. You will also be able to arrange a viewing and see the facilities and what life is like here.
Straightforward, supportive and safe
We continue to welcome new residents to our retirement housing safely and residents, colleagues and visitors are welcome to wear face-coverings, for example, in shared and busy areas.
Making the most of technology
Everyone’s safety and wellbeing is our absolute priority, so where possible we are offering prospective residents the opportunity to use technology to do virtual viewings and can send videos and photographs to support your decision making. We will of course be delighted to welcome you for an in-person viewing if this is your preference.
To start your enquiry, simply click “Enquire now” and call us or complete an enquiry form.
Our helpful team will offer you all the information you need to find your next home - we’ll provide you with full details of the property including up to date information on current vacancies and our waiting list.
They will be your main point of contact and will work with you to ensure your move goes smoothly and will continue to support you to settle in, offering you any advice and guidance you need to feel at home and confident in your choice to live with us.
Queen Street, Retford, Nottinghamshire, DN22 7DL
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