Hornbeam Court

Retirement housing
Oxford Avenue, Guiseley, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS20 9BW
Oxford Avenue, Guiseley, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS20 9BW

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Managed by
FirstPort
For great customer service

Our commitment to customer service and our experienced staff ensure that residents' retirement properties are in the safest possible hands.

Main Facts

Retirement housing
39 flats. Built in 2008. Sizes 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom.
Resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden, kitchen
Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site easy. Distances: bus stop 25 yards; shop 100 yards; post office 100 yards; town centre 350 yards; GP 50 yards.
Regular Social Activities include: band nights, musical evenings, games nights, pie & peas suppers, and weekly tea & coffee mornings.. New residents accepted from 60 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted (subject to terms of lease and landlord permission).
Tenure(s): Leasehold

Info updated: 06/01/2010   Update info

Availability

Re-sale properties in this development may be available through specialist estate agents Retirement Homesearch (https://www.retirementhomesearch.co.uk) or RetirementMove (http://www.retirementmove.co.uk)

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:
Convenience of the location
Number / size of facilities
Privacy
Quality of design
Quality of the facilities
Quality of the garden
Safety and security

Comments made in nominations for the EAC National Housing for Older People Awards

"Very comfortable, I have jsut left my house and am in a 1-bedroom apartment; I feel I am going to be very happy here. Julie Grant is very helpful."
Made by a resident in 2019

"I love living here."
Made by a resident in 2019

"Beautifully maintained, good entertainment. I couldn't have found a better place to live."
Made by a resident in 2019

"I love living here because it is very safe and I have made some very good friends."
Made by a resident in 2019

"It a very friendly place to live with an excellent House Manager who is very friendly and efficient. We have many activities through the week with fri..." Show more
"It a very friendly place to live with an excellent House Manager who is very friendly and efficient. We have many activities through the week with friends who are all of a similar age with similar interests. It is very convenient for transport, shops and other amenities. " Show less

Made by a resident in 2019

"The development and grounds are well maintained and give a safe and secure environment with friendly neighbours and social activities most days. It is..." Show more
"The development and grounds are well maintained and give a safe and secure environment with friendly neighbours and social activities most days. It is centrally placed for public transport and shops. The development manager is efficient, very welcoming and supportive of residents." Show less

Made by a resident in 2019

"A beautiful building and gardens, convenient for shops, buses, trains; also we have a very varied and active social life each day of the week with tr..." Show more
"A beautiful building and gardens, convenient for shops, buses, trains; also we have a very varied and active social life each day of the week with trips out for shopping and meals. We also have a wonderful Site Development Manager, who cannot do enough for us." Show less

Made by a resident in 2019

"The Residents are friendly and welcoming. They work well together as a tight knit community with something happening in the lounge 6 days from 7 per ..." Show more
"The Residents are friendly and welcoming. They work well together as a tight knit community with something happening in the lounge 6 days from 7 per week.
The Residents care about their home and you will always find teh highest of Standards here." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2019

"Very safe. We are very well looked after. Well run. Super manager."
Made by a resident in 2017

"After 11 houses moves, one to Hornbeam Court best ever. Excellent development manager ensures no building repairs to worry about. Plenty of in-house a..." Show more
"After 11 houses moves, one to Hornbeam Court best ever. Excellent development manager ensures no building repairs to worry about. Plenty of in-house activities, so no loneliness. Access to help when needed and always feeling safe." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"Because I feel safe and have no worries about repairs or break-ins. Also medical help is available at the press of a button. It feels like home."
Made by a resident in 2017
Managed by
FirstPort
For great customer service

Our commitment to customer service and our experienced staff ensure that residents' retirement properties are in the safest possible hands.

National Housing for Older People Awards
Yorkshire & The Humber region bronze award winner

Category: Retirement housing 37-43 units.
Sponsor: Engie.
Memberships
ARHM: The organisation that manages this scheme is a member of the Association of Retirement Housing Managers, and therefore committed to complying with its Code of Practice.
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