Retirement Housing

CHS has 3 schemes, sometimes known as sheltered housing, which have been designed specifically with the needs of older people in mind.   Click here to view a Brochure giving more details of the schemes.

Barnabas Court, Milton. - 24 one bedroom flats and one bungalow, built in 2000 as an integral part of the village community

Ellis House, Mulberry Close, off Milton Road, Cambridge. - Built in 1987, the scheme has 26 one bedroom flats in a quiet cul-de-sac situation with local services nearby.

St. Andrews Glebe, Cherry Hinton. - Built in 1987 the scheme has 30 one bedroom flats in a quiet location, within easy reach of local services.

Features of all schemes include :-

  • self-contained accommodation
  • door entry security system
  • emergency alarm
  • proximity to shops, buses and health services
  • support from experienced staff if needed
  • opportunities for social contact and activities if wanted.

This type of accommodation often suits people who are finding the management and maintenance of their home and garden increasingly difficult and /or wish to downsize or move closer to their family.

Who can apply?

Applications are welcome from people over 55 years old, at some schemes prioity is given to people living locally. Potential applicants in the first instance should register with the local Housing Authority on the Home-Link choice based lettings scheme.

Full details on how to register can be found by clicking on the link.

When vacancies arise they are advertised on the Home-Link scheme and applicants have to bid for their preferred properties.

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