24 hour emergency call system
Lift to all floors
Communal lounge opening onto a decked sun terrace
Mobility scooter store with charging points
Guest suite for family or friends
Video entry system
Convenient for local amenities
A beautifully presented one bedroom first floor retirement apartment with an easterly aspect within this sought after development close to all local amenities and river walks.
Crayshaw Court was purpose built by McCarthy & Stone for retirement living. The development consists of 54 one and two-bedroom retirement apartments for the over 60s. There is a House Manager on site and a 24-hour emergency call system provided via a personal pendant alarm and with call points in the bathroom.
It is situated in central Caversham, close to shops including Waitrose, Iceland, hair salons, cafes, small restaurants and local amenities including pharmacies, care providers, banks and a major NHS GP practice with health center.
Caversham occupies the North bank of the River Thames. The riverside promenade is a short walk away and leads to a footbridge to the train station and Reading town center.
There are frequent trains to London Paddington, Waterloo, Oxford, Gatwick and GWR, Cross Country and forthcoming Crossrail services. There are bus stops nearby for good bus services throughout the local area and to Henley, Oxford and beyond.
It is a condition of purchase that all residents must meet the age requirements of 60 years.
Front door with spy hole leads to the large entrance hall – the 24-hour Tunstall emergency system and controlled access entry phone unit is situated in the hall. From the hallway there is a door to a walk-in storage cupboard/airing cupboard. Illuminated light switches, smoke detector, doors lead to the bedroom, living room and shower room.
A spacious living room of excellent proportions benefitting from an east/south east aspect allowing for maximum natural light. TV and telephone points, Sky/Sky+ connection point. Two ceiling lights. Fitted carpets, raised electric power sockets. Partially glazed door leads onto a separate kitchen.
Fully fitted modern kitchen with tiled floor. Excellent range of base and wall units finished with contrasting worktops with an inlaid stainless steel sink with lever tap. Built-in electric oven, ceramic hob and extractor hood, space and plumbing for a freestanding dishwasher and integrated fridge/freezer and under pelmet lighting. Tiled splash backs.
Spacious double bedroom, fitted wardrobes with mirrored sliding doors. Ceiling lights, TV and phone point.
Fully tiled, fitted with suite comprising of walk in level access shower with thermostatically controlled shower, grab rails and glazed shower screen. Low level WC, vanity unit with sink and storage beneath, mirror with light and shaver socket above. Emergency pull cord. Wall mounted electric towel warmer.
• Cleaning of communal windows
• Water rates for communal areas and apartments
• Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
• 24-hour emergency call system
• Upkeep of gardens and grounds
• Repairs and maintenance to the interior and exterior communal areas
• Contingency fund including internal and external redecoration of communal areas
• Buildings insurance
The service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV. To find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.
Service charge: £3,059.64 per annum (for financial year ending 31/03/24)
Lease length: 125 years from June 2012
Ground rent: £425 per annum
Ground rent review date: June 2027
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