Welcome to The Laurels
At The Laurels retirement housing scheme in Doncaster, we offer 1 three bedroom, 2 two bedroom, 11 one bedroom and 25 studio purpose-built properties for rent for people over the age of 55.
The property is situated close to Doncaster and has excellent transport links to the City Centre. The local shops are within walking distance and include supermarkets, a post office, bakery, hairdressers and cafes. There are doctors' surgeries within walking distance. Other local amenities include the Town Field's recreational area.
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 The Laurels we run social activities including bingo, coffee mornings and monthly day trips.
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, a guest room, a garden with seating area, an on-site laundry and nine parking spaces.
Features of The Laurels
Shared facilities complementing each private residence:
- 1 lift
- Secure door entry system on all external doors
- Car parking available
Care and support
More support available when you need it:
- Supporting Manager
- 24 hour emergency response call system
Life at The Laurels
At The Laurels sheltered housing scheme, we offer purpose-built and well-maintained rented accommodation for people over the age of 55.
Your home will be completely self-contained with your own front door allowing the privacy and independence you expect. It will be easy to maintain, and you will be able to give your new home a personal touch and decorate and furnish it as you wish.
Your kitchen will have fully-fitted units. There will be storage space and lounge and bedroom areas.
Many of the people who live in our properties have arranged broadband and digital or satellite TV and most properties have a telephone point.
You will want to feel safe in your new home and that’s why each of our properties is fitted with an emergency alarm.
Our retirement properties have a real community feel where people interact with their neighbours, families and friends, continuing to do all the things they love.
Our rented housing locations plan and organise a wide range of activities and events tailored to the interests of the people living in them. Events are varied and many of our rented housing locations choose to set up social committees to include everyone in the planning of communal events and activities.
|Day trip||No activity||No activity||No activity|
|No activity||No activity||No activity||Bingo|
|Coffee morning||Speech after stroke session||No activity||No activity|
|Hairdresser||No activity||No activity||Bingo|
|Hairdresser||No activity||No activity||No activity|
|No activity||Fish & chip supper||No activity||No activity|
|No activity||No activity||No activity||No activity|
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 The Laurels, Doncaster. For further information please contact us.
How much does it cost?
Properties for rent
Your monthly fee will range from £484.48 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 Hanover 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.
Our customers really value the service that our scheme managers provide. They are there to make sure that our rented accommodation is welcoming and pleasant to live in.
We encourage visits to The Laurels sheltered housing scheme so you can meet our scheme manager and get a feel of what it would be like to live here. You will be able to look around, meet your new neighbours, find out what goes on and ask any questions you may have. It is important to us that you make the right decision and are happy with your choice of new home.
Hello my name is Joanne Harper and I’m the Manager here at The Laurels. At The Laurels I support independent and happy living for all our customers. The Laurels is a very active scheme with plenty of seasonal activities for those that wish to join in. We also have lots of regular weekly activities. As an experienced manager I take great pride in every aspect of the service we provide.
66 Thorne Road, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN1 2LD
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