Estate Manager & 24 Hour Staff On-site
Homeowners Lounge where social events takes place
In-house Table Service Restaurant
Wellbeing Suite & Laundry Room
Care Line System & Extra Care packages available
A thoughtfully designed and spacious second floor Retirement apartment in this 'Living Plus' development.
The apartment comprises, a large living/dining room with a walk-out balcony and distant views across Alton, separate fully fitted modern kitchen, two double bedrooms, a wet room style shower room and a separate WC/Cloakroom.
Austen Place is a purpose built Retirement Living Plus development built by McCarthy & Stone, designed specifically for the over 70s, for those who wish to enjoy independent living but may need some extra care and support. There is an Estate Manager who leads the team and oversees the development.
Communal facilities include a Club lounge where social events and activities take place, a function room, a wellbeing suite and landscaped gardens. There are fully equipped laundry rooms and a restaurant which is table service and serves freshly prepared meals daily. If your guests wish to stay, there is guest suite accommodation which can be booked (fees apply). There is a 24 hour emergency call system provided by a personal pendant and call points in your bedroom and bathroom as well as onsite management 24 hours a day.
One hour of domestic support per week is included in the service charge at Austen Place with additional services including care and support available at an extra charge. However, this can be from as little as 15 minutes per session which can be increased or decreased to suit your needs.
Austen Place is situated a stone’s throw from a Sainsbury’s supermarket and a short walk from the high street, which offers a wealth of local amenities to choose from.
Front door with spyhole leads to the entrance hall, the 24 hour Tunstall emergency response system is in place. Illuminated light switches and smoke detector. From the hallway there is a door to a walk in storage and airing cupboard. Doors lead to the two double bedrooms, living room, shower room and the separate WC/Cloakroom.
A very well presented spacious living/dining room with a feature fireplace giving the room an attractive focal point. Two ceiling light points, raised power points and Sky & Sky+ sockets. TV & telephone points. Glazed Patio door with window to side giving access to a covered walk-out balcony with lighting. Partially glazed door leads onto a separate kitchen
Fully fitted modern style kitchen with an extensive range of base and wall units and drawers fitted with contrasting work surfaces. Contemporary ceiling lights. Stainless steel sink with chrome mixer tap. There is an integrated fridge/freezer, integrated dishwasher and a fitted Bosch electric oven. There is also a fitted Bosch electric ceramic hob with a stainless steel Bosch extractor over and opaque glass splashback. Electronically operated window.
A large double bedroom with door to a spacious walk-in wardrobe fitted with shelving and hanging rails. TV and phone point and ceiling lights, full length window allowing plenty of natural light.
A second double bedroom of good proportions with TV and phone points and ceiling lights. Full length window.
Modern suite comprising of; close-coupled WC, vanity wash-hand basin with fitted furniture surround including storage below, illuminated mirror cabinet with integrated shaver point and down lights over, walk-in level access shower with thermostatically controlled shower unit and grab rails. Tiled walls and wet room anti slip flooring, electric heated towel rail, emergency pull cord and ceiling spot light.
Tiled and fitted with suite comprising low level WC, ladder style heated towel rail, wash hand basin and mirror above.
• 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
One hour of domestic support per week is included in the service charge
The Service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV, but does include the cost of your Estates Manager. Find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or Estates Manager.
Service Charge: £11,172.34 per annum (for financial year ending 30/06/2024)
Lease Length: 999 years from January 2018
Ground Rent: £510 per annum
Ground Rent review date: January 2033
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