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Nichols Court

Flaxfields, Linton, Cambridgeshire CB21 4AF
A modern two storey property built with yellow brick and a wooden panelling in random locations on the exterior of the property. The entrance has a covered walkway and dropped curb access.


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Set in the charming Cambridgeshire village of Linton, with easy access to local amenities, Nichols Court provides apartments and communal facilities for over 55s.

Designed to offer comfort, independence and peace of mind, Nichols Court has everything you need to enjoy a happy, fulfilling retirement.

  • One or two double bedroom apartment, with open-plan lounge and kitchen
  • On-site communal facilities, including a lounge, restaurant and gardens 

  • Staff on-site 24 hours a day and assistive technology built-in, for added peace of mind


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Our building

Nichols Court has a communal lounge, restaurant, guest suite, hair salon and a landscaped garden. There are lifts to all floors and level access throughout.

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Your apartment

Your new apartment is unfurnished so you can make it your own. It has an open plan lounge, fitted kitchen with fridge-freezer, washer-dryer, oven and hob, one or two double bedrooms and a level-access shower room.

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Our community

Our weekly social activities and themed events throughout the year offer you a chance to meet new people and join our friendly community. There’s no obligation - you can take part as often as you want.

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Safety and security

The daytime reception, 24-hour care staff on site and secure door entry to the building and your apartment help you to feel safe and secure.

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There is free Wi-Fi in communal areas. Pull cords are fitted in every apartment, and we can provide assistive technology for extra safety and reassurance, which can be purchased at additional cost.

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Rent or leasehold

Apartments are available to rent for one person or two people. You may be eligible for financial assistance towards your rent from Cambridgeshire County Council. There are no leasehold apartments available.

Communal facilities

  • Accessible landscaped gardens with seating areas
  • Buggy store with charge points for mobility scooters
  • Accessible bathroom so you can enjoy a bath in safety and comfort
  • Communal lounge with TV and kitchenette
  • Hairdressing salon
  • Guest suite for visiting family and friends


  • Linton High Street is just a short walk or drive away.
  • Cambridge city centre is only 30 minutes away by car or bus.
  • There are several GP surgeries less than a 10 minute drive away.
  • Addenbrooke’s Hospital with A&E is only 20 minutes away by car.
  • There is a railway station and a bus station in Cambridge.

Taste restaurant

Our in-house Taste restaurant is open to residents and members of the public from 9am to 4pm, seven days a week for breakfast, lunch and snacks. If you live nearby, enjoy a meal out in our restaurant with your family and friends.

We regularly have special menus to celebrate special occasions throughout the year and our Taste restaurant has a food hygiene rating of 5 from the Food Standards Agency.

*Opening hours and menu availability may be subject to change.

A beautifully presented dining table. Covered in a white pressed linen cloth, black mats, dining plates and side plates. Cutlery set for a three course dining experience and wine glasses with napkins.

Care and support

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Am I eligible?

To be eligible to live at Nichols Court, you must:

  • Be aged 55 or over, or have long-term care needs
  • Reside in, or have a family connection to, the Cambridgeshire area

We aim to offer a lively atmosphere and mixed community of people who have a range of care needs.

Nichols Court may not be suitable if you require a substantial amount of regular nursing care.

How do I apply?

  1. Contact us for an application form, and contact Cambridgeshire County Council for a care needs assessment.
  2. We’ll arrange for you to visit and meet us.
  3. We’ll help you to complete a housing assessment and affordability form, as you may be eligible for financial assistance towards your rent and part of your service charge.

If you have any questions or would like to know more about Nichols Court, or to arrange a no-obligation visit, please contact us using the enquiry form below. Alternatively, you can call 01223 897 721 during office hours.

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