2 bedroom flat for sale


Gray Road, Sunderland SR2

2 bedroom flat for sale 2
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Property features

  • Convenient location close to Sunderland city centre
  • Estates Manager
  • Communal Homeowners’ Lounge and landscaped gardens
  • Balconies with selected apartments
  • On-site restaurant
  • 24 hour call system
  • 24 hour staffing
  • Wheelchair access
  • Lifts to all floors
  • Storage facilities

Property description

The specification of our retirement apartments does vary to a degree with each apartment in every development, but this will give you an idea of what you'll find within a new two bedroom McCarthy & Stone apartment.

Retiring in Sunderland is sure to be a more inviting prospect with the proposed development of a new McCarthy & Stone Retirement Living Plus development. Herriot Gardens will consist of 36 one bedroom and 21 two bedroom apartments, exclusively available to the over 70s. The development will be set in an attractive site within a conservation area with attractive landscaped gardens for all residents to enjoy. The development will be thoughtfully designed and accessible to all, with lifts to every floor and wheelchair access.

The safety and security of all residents will be ensured throughout the proposed McCarthy & Stone development, with hi-tech security systems, burglar alarms, camera entry, and an on site Estates Manager to help and assist residents with any issues or queries. Homeowners will benefit from a 24 hour call system to give them peace of mind and independence in their retirement. The apartments at McCarthy & Stone in Sunderland will be tastefully fitted to a stylish and practical finish. Each apartment will include a fully fitted kitchen, with oven, hob, hood, and fridge freezer. There will also be TV and telephone connection in all living rooms and main bedrooms and a selection of apartments will boast a Juliette balcony.

Within the complex, Homeowners will be able to enjoy the range of facilities, from the sociable Homeowners' Lounge with Wi-Fi, to the Bistro serving a range of hot and cold meals, snacks and drinks. There will also be an on site Function Room to host any special events, as well as an on-site cark park and a Guest Suite available for visitors to spend the night – meaning friends, family and loved ones are always welcome.

Take a tour of a typical Homeowners Lounge, simply click here.

Local Area

The Sunderland McCarthy & Stone development will be located just half a mile from the city centre, where residents will be able to take advantage of the full range of shops, attractions, restaurants and entertainment facilities available in Sunderland. Popular attractions include Sunderland Museum, Winter Gardens & Library, which has a wide range of interesting exhibitions from various historical periods. The Empire Theatre hosts popular productions and comedy shows, while Empire Cinema screens the latest blockbuster films. The Bridges Shopping Centre houses all the leading high street shops, from Debenhams and Next to H&M and Primark.

Mowbray Park is only 0.3 miles from the proposed development. It is one of the oldest parks in the North East of England, opening in 1857, and thanks to a restoration project in the 1990s it is described as “the jewel in the crown of the city centre”. Featuring a Band Stand, a lake, a children's play area themed in the style of Lewis Carrol's Alice in Wonderland, and plenty of open green space to relax. Backhouse Park is another popular park close to the proposed development.

Seaburn is a popular beach located just 3.6 miles from the complex, where residents can enjoy the fresh sea air and all the typical seaside attractions, like the promenade, fish and chips, and ice creams. Sunderland train station is under a mile from the proposed development, with regular trains connecting to Yorkshire, the North West, and the South of England. There is also a bus stop close to the complex, which connects to the town centre and surrounding areas within minutes.


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Property info

Property value data/graphs for SR2

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £266,241 £186 3.8 £254,417
Semi-detached £153,491 £152 3.1 £146,468
Terraced £111,993 £98 3.4 £116,821
Flats £123,245 £168 1.9 £99,747

Current asking prices in SR2

Average: £146,036
Avg. current asking prices in SR2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £51,333
Flats £69,184
All £67,125

Current asking rents in SR2

Average: £650 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in SR2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £343 pcm
£434 pcm
£589 pcm
£677 pcm
£639 pcm
Flats £394 pcm
£550 pcm
£715 pcm
£810 pcm
£1,777 pcm
All £383 pcm
£518 pcm
£629 pcm
£718 pcm
£814 pcm

Fun facts for SR2

Highest value in SR2
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Ashbrooke Range £540,450
Langport Road £477,394
West Lawn £403,748
Beresford Park £371,678
Glen Path £358,158
Highest turnover in SR2
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Wayside 60.0%
Corby Hall Drive 47.1%
Kitchener Terrace 44.8%
Bowood Close 44.7%
Cedars Park 40.0%
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McCarthy & Stone - Herriot Gardens RL Plus, SR2 on +44 191 723 0002 * (local rate)

Monthly running costs Beta

£81 Monthly total


Gas £21 Electricity £29 Estimated energy cost £50/mo

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Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 7300 kWh/year
Electricity: 1900 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework


Supply £14 Sewerage £17 Estimated water cost £31 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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