For Rent in Chard, Somerset 1 bedroom Flat

  • £161/Week
St Gildas
For Rent

For Rent in Chard, Somerset 1 bedroom Flat

St Gildas
  • £161/Week

Property Overview

  • Flat
  • Property Type
  • 1
  • Bedroom
  • 1
  • Bathroom

Property Description


About St Gildas

St Gildas is located in the small market town of Chard, Somerset, with 31 delightful one-bedroom flats.

Facilities available at St Gildas:

· 24/7 staff

· Communal lounge

· Dining room lunch time service available on weekdays

· Guest room

· Mobility vehicle storage

· Lift

· Door entry system

· Laundry room

· Communal gardens and patio

· Assisted bathing facility

· Outside drying area

Other benefits

· Advice about how to maintain your tenancy or claim benefits

· Regular social activities including coffee mornings, fitness classes, arts, and crafts clubs and games

· Monthly community catch-ups

· Onsite Care Agency.


Please note that there is a weekly service charge of £40.45 and a Support Charge of £30.46. *If you are in receipt of housing benefit, you will also be eligible for a SPG (Supporting people granted) which pays full support charge.


About the area

St Gildas is located around 10 minutes from the town centre which has a variety of shops and places to eat, including Sainsburys, Tesco and Lidl supermarkets.

Chard also has a museum and a weekly antiques, vintage and craft market held at the Guildhall each Thursday morning. Every Saturday, the town has an outdoor market too between 9am-1pm.There’s a swimming pool and gym located at the Freedom Leisure centre in town which also runs several fitness classes. Ariel Healthcare is the main GP surgery for Chard, there is also a hospital with a minor injuries’ unit.

Easily accessible

The nearest train station is around seven miles away in Axminster, and the nearby town of Crewkerne has a station too. They are both on the West of England main line offering services to Exeter St Davids and London Waterloo. There are regular bus services to Taunton, Yeovil, and the surrounding villages with several local Taxi firms also available. The closest bus stop is around 0.5 miles away.

Local attractions

There are plenty of National Trust sites such as Montacute House, Yeovil and Barrington Court near Ilminster. Cricket St Thomas Golf Club is a short drive away and you can follow Yeovil Town Football Club at their ground in Yeovil close by. You are only around a 20-minute drive from the coast with lots of lovely countryside to explore along the way.

How to apply

If you’re aged 55 or over, and you or your partner have a care or support need, you can apply for a home at St Gildas. To apply, please call us on 0300 123 1567 or email us at


What are Care and Support needs?

Care and support is the mixture of practical, financial and emotional support for adults who need extra help to manage their lives and be independent – including older people, people with a disability or long-term illness, people with mental health problems, and carers.

Questions to ask yourself, do you currently receive or require support with any of the following:
If you tick one of more of the following, it may be worth applying:

Support Needs
• To maintain a habitable home environment
• Develop and maintain family or other personal relationships.
• Accessing and engaging in work, training, education, or volunteering
• Making use of necessary facilities or services in the local community, including public transport, and recreational facilities or services
• Carrying out any caring responsibilities you have (for example a child or other adult).

Care Needs
• Managing and maintain your nutrition.
• Managing your personal hygiene
• Managing toilet needs
• Being appropriately clothed

Property Address

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  • Address St Gildas
  • City Chard
  • County Somerset
  • Postal Code TA20 2AF


Updated on January 31, 2024 at 3:20 pm
  • Property ID: MS-121985
  • Price: £161/Week
  • Bedroom: 1
  • Bathroom: 1
  • Property Type: Flat
  • Property Status: For Rent

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This property is for those who are over the age of 55. Please check the property description for the actual age criteria. Are you Over 55 or applying for someone who is?