Barker Court

Retirement Housing

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Barker Court, BACUP, OL13 9NT

This court is made up of properties to rent.

To rent

No vacancies

Minimum age: 55


  • Communal lounge
  • Laundry
  • Communal gardens

About Barker Court

Peacefully situated Barker Court is just half a mile from Bacup town centre and offers easy access to larger shopping areas such as Rawtenstall, Rochdale and Burnley.

The court is set in attractive surroundings with scenic views of the Lancashire hills and countryside. There is plenty to do in Bacup, with the town hosting its famous Britannia Coconutters parade each Easter, a small market twice a week and a popular flea market on Fridays.

Bacup also has a local theatre, leisure centre with a gym and swimming pool, and several pubs, restaurants and caf├ęs.

Nearby amenities include a small supermarket, post office, doctors surgery, dentist and newsagent. A butcher, hairdresser, bargain store, banks and churches are also nearby. A range of larger supermarkets is within easy reach by bus.

Buses run regularly from stops near the court and will take you into Bacup centre and on to Rawtenstall, Rochdale, Accrington, Todmorden and Burnley. Rawtenstall offers further connections to Manchester. The nearest train station is in Rochdale and there is also a smaller station in Rawtenstall which offers services to Ramsbottom and Bury. Many residents choose to use the reliable local taxi company.

Modernised Barker Court has a range of onsite facilities including a communal lounge with a large TV, guest room, kitchen, laundry, lift and car park.

There are well-maintained gardens to the front and rear of the building, with pleasant seating areas where residents can relax and watch the birds, foxes and squirrels that visit the court. Residents are welcome to get involved in the garden and some have their own areas and bird feeders to tend to.

Life at Barker Court

Barker Court has a range of social activities for residents to enjoy including bingo evenings, coffee mornings, day trips and entertainment evenings.

Map and facilities

Housing type:
Retirement Housing
Number of properties:
Building type:
Flats / Flats
1 bedroom flats / 3 bedroom flats
Support & care:
Appello Careline, Non-Resident Scheme Manager
This court is pet friendly - please ask the court manager for more information

What's nearby

  • Bus stop
  • Shop
  • Post office
  • GP Surgery
  • Social activities
  • Town centre