Sir Charles Starmer House

Supported Housing



Danby Lodge
Ashcroft Road
United Kingdom

Contact the house:

01325 369673


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We provide a peaceful, friendly atmosphere where our residents are encouraged to remain as independent as possible.

We offer a range of activities from coffee mornings to the more energetic exercise classes. It’s a home from home with support when you need it from our professional and caring house staff and volunteers.

Sir Charles Starmer House is managed by Abbeyfield Darlington

Key features

  • Alarm system

  • Car parking

  • Communal lounge

  • Conservatory

  • Dining room

  • Garden

  • Guest facilities

  • Laundry facilities

Life at the house

Arts and craftsWe offer a variety of optional activities for our residents, these are designed to offer stimulation whatever your tastes.

Activities include

Weekly Activities

• Music Appreciation
• Film Society
• Arts and Crafts
• Gardening Club
• Coffee Morning (open to public)
• Armchair Aerobics
• Scrabble
• Mobile Library

Regular Activities

• Guest Speakers
• Guest Musicians
• Visits to local places of interest
• Theatre Visits
• Church Visits

Annual Activities

• Croquet Match
• Easter Bonnet Competition
• Garden Party
• Christmas Restaurant Lunch

KitchenOur housekeepers are all experienced cooks who take great pride in serving appetising, nutritious meals to the residents. Our shopping is done locally with an emphasis on healthy, fresh produce.

Two typical daily menus


• Braised steak with mashed potatoes, carrots, cauliflower and broccoli
• Homemade rhubarb crumble and custard


• Homemade soup with bread roll
• Selection of homemade cakes and scones
• Fresh fruit


• Poached cod with cheese sauce, new potatoes, broccoli, peas and beetroot.
• Homemade pecan pie and ice cream


• Poached egg or beans on toast
• Selection of homemade cakes and scones
• Fresh fruit

Contact the house

01325 369673

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