McCarthy Stone

Eleanor House

St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 1NR

Independent Living

Located in St Albans, Hertfordshire, this modern Retirement Living PLUS development is an ideal option for those seeking retirement living close to the London area.

This stylish development offers a collection of modern one and two bedroom retirement apartments. The development is exclusively for those over 70 with balconies featured in the apartments and a luxury conservatory for homeowner use. There is also a beautiful enhanced entrance with a canopy and a designated drop off area for ease.

Set in a fantastic location, our St Albans development offers easy access to many surrounding areas of interest including - Stevenage, Hemel Hempstead, Hatfield, Potters Bar and Dunstable. Plenty of local amenities are also located conveniently close to where the development is, to allow you an element of carefree independence during your retirement.

Development Highlights

24 hour assistance (365 days a year)
On-site Restaurant
A selected range of personal care packages tailored to your needs
High specification with sleek fully fitted kitchen
Balconies to selected apartments
Minibus service to city centre


  • 24/7 call system
  • Camera entry system
  • Homeowners' lounge
  • House/Estates Manager
  • Intruder alarm
  • Landscaped Gardens
  • Lifts to all floors
  • Restaurant / Bistro
  • Underfloor heating
  • Wheelchair access

Occupancy Options


You can buy properties on this development. If you’d like to own your retirement property, we can help make the move as stress-free as possible, including support with packing and removals. If you have a home to sell, we can even act as a cash buyer, so you’ll avoid chains and estate agent fees.


You can rent a retirement home on this development. Renting is an easy, flexible and quick way to enjoy life in a McCarthy Stone community. While for some it’s a chance to ‘try before you buy’, you’ll benefit from long term security too. Did you know? Our retirement rental prices include the service charge and ground rent.

Local Area

St Albans is an attractive cathedral city and is widely considered to be a highly desirable place to live. St Albans is well known for its large range of shops and boutiques. With something for everyone, ranging from historical parks to formal scented gardens, it is an obvious choice for your retirement.

Shopping in St Albans is also great, with plenty of shops to choose from. These include wine merchants, women’s fashion shops and charity stores. Social activities are also a strong focal point of St Albans with the theatre and Christmas Carnival two key local attractions.

Service Charges

We are completely transparent with our service charges for running the development. They do not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, gas and electricity or TV, but do include the cost of your Estate Manager, your water and sewerage rates, our 24 hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas and all external window cleaning, exterior property maintenance and gardening.

Find out more about service charges.

Service Charges: 1 bed £135.62; 2 bed £199.28

Ground Rent: 1 bed: £8.32; 2 bed: £9.78

Map Rail Links Parks Schools

Eleanor House

Set in a fantastic location, our St Albans development will offer easy access to many surrounding areas of interest including - Stevenage, Hemel Hempstead, Hatfield, Potters Bar and Dunstable.

Find Us:
London Road
St Albans

Call Us:
0800 153 3716

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