Farr Crescent

Retirement housing
Helmsdale, Sutherland, KW8 6LJ
Helmsdale, Sutherland, KW8 6LJ

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Manager's Description

"Farr Crescent is situated in an elevated position overlooking picturesque Helmsdale harbour. Helmsdale is an historic fishing port at the estuary of the River Helmsdale in the north east corner of Sco..." Show more "Farr Crescent is situated in an elevated position overlooking picturesque Helmsdale harbour. Helmsdale is an historic fishing port at the estuary of the River Helmsdale in the north east corner of Scotland. The nearby village centre is well equipped with local shops, boutiques and eateries, and can be accessed on foot from the development. There is a regular bus service to Wick and Thurso, and the nearby train station provides easy access to Inverness, Aberdeen and Glasgow." Show less

Main Facts

Retirement housing
12 bungalows. Built in 1988. Sizes 1 bedroom.
Resident management staff (part time) and Careline alarm service
Lounge, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden
Access to site not so easy. Distances: bus stop 440 yards; shop 440 yards; post office 440 yards; town centre 0.5 mile(s); GP 500 yards; social centre 440 yards.
Weekly Social Activities include: social gathering, keep fit, crafts,, organised by previous warden, warden, minister. New residents accepted from 60 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted.
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 14/11/2011   Update info

Availability

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Residents' views

A number of residents have taken part in the EAC National Housing for Older People Awards, or used the EAC Residents Consultation Service (RCS); they have given top marks to this scheme for:
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