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EC brochure - Nichols Court - Intro

Flaxfields, Linton, Cambridgeshire CB21 4AF

Telephone: 01223 897721

Situated in the heart of the conveniently located and charming village of Linton, South Cambridgeshire, Nichols Court provides quality homes with a range of on-site services and facilities.

The 40 flats available for rent are all tastefully decorated and furnished to the highest standard, giving it a very ‘homely and welcoming’ feel.

Designed to offer comfort, independence and peace of mind, each flat is connected to an alarm call system which links directly to a dedicated care and support team who are on hand 24 hours a day.


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Nichols Court extra care scheme in Linton.


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Each self contained flat in the new development provides a generously fitted kitchen, wet room bathroom, large living area and spacious bedrooms.

Wheelchair access has been incorporated throughout the development, with ample exits through a selection of communal lounges to courtyard gardens. Smaller lounge and seating areas are scattered throughout the spacious corridors.

There is also a large communal dining area where residents can enjoy nutritious home cooked meals prepared by our professional in-house catering team.

For your security each home is fitted with an emergency pull cord intercom alarm system that connects you to a member of the team who will be on hand day or night.

The scheme also has its own hairdressing salon.

We offer a broad range of facilities to choose from including:

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • 24-hour alarm call system
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Wet room bathrooms
  • Excellent communal facilities
  • Organised activities

Communal facilities

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Communal facilities

We encourage residents to get involved in the activities in both Nichols Court and the surrounding communities.

Socialise with others when you want to or simply enjoy private time to yourself.

Nichols Court is in the heart of a vibrant community which has many active clubs and societies, restaurants and pubs. Linton which is just a twenty minute car ride from the City of Cambridge has its own zoo and vineyards.

We enable and encourage friendships, although tenants have the choice whether to join in with any social events.

Some of the activities we have helped to organise for our residents include:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Board games/quizzes/bingo
  • Coffee mornings/afternoon tea
  • Film and music afternoons
  • Library service
  • Cards
  • Days out
  • Outside entertainers

Our team

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Our team

Nichols Court is staffed 24 hours a day by highly trained and experienced support staff.

At Sanctuary, we pride ourselves on employing the best staff and have stringent recruitment procedures in place.

Please note: care and support services at this scheme are provided by Mears Care.


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How to apply and eligibility

Whether you currently have a care need or are simply planning for the future - if you are 55 or over and reside in, or have a family connection to the local area, you will be eligible for an apartment.

Care and support

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Care and support

Having as much independence as you want and the reassurance that if your needs change you will be fully supported means that you can focus on living your life to the full.

Personal and domestic care is provided by Mears Care who can help you at home with anything you need including shopping, laundry, housework, personal care and prescription collection. Sanctuary staff are on-site and provide housing management and support.

For extra peace of mind, your apartment will have an emergency pull cord system that, when activated, immediately alerts the 24-hour care team that you need assistance. Pendant alarms are available if required.

Further information

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Further information

If you would like more information, please contact Nichols Court directly. 

We encourage you to discuss your housing options with your family and friends, and to seek independent advice, support and representation as appropriate, from professional statutory and regulatory organsiations such as the Elderly Accommodation Counsel (EAC)Age UK or Citizens Advice.

For directions on how to find us, please insert your postcode or town into the box below and click 'Go' which will take you to Google Maps.



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The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is the independent regulator of health and social care in England.

The CQC regulate the care provided by the NHS, local authorities, private companies and voluntary organisations. The aim is to make sure better care is provided for everyone - in hospitals, care homes and people's own homes.

The CQC also seek to protect the interests of people whose rights are restricted under the Mental Health Act.

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