First Floor Apartment
Lift Access To All Floors
Well Equipped Modern Kitchen
Sitting Room With Large Georgian Style Window
Modern Wet Room
Generous Double Bedroom
On Site Restauraunt
24/7 Estate Team On Site
Care Line Service For Peace Of Mind
A one bedroom apartment, situated on the first floor of this stunning retirement development. The beautiful social spaces include club lounge, billiards room, table service restaurant, library, orangery and function room.
Bowes Lyon Court is a flagship development constructed in late 2016 by multi award-winning retirement homes specialist McCarthy Stone and occupies a commanding position in the heart of Poundbury on Queen Mother Square. This is a Retirement Living Plus development exclusively for those aged over 70. Bowes Lyon Court offers the level of freedom needed to maintain your independence for longer in your own home, and live retirement to the full.
There is an on-site team and an Estates Manager 24/7 so residents receive flexible, consistent support and care where required, in their own home. For added peace of mind, the apartments are equipped with a 24-hour emergency call system. All the external property maintenance including gardening and window cleaning is taken care of. In addition to privately owned luxury apartments the development also offers beautiful social spaces such as a club lounge, a table service restaurant serving a varied and three course daily lunch, café lounge, billiards room, library, orangery, function room as well as a salon and guest suite where visiting family and friends can be accommodated for a small charge.
There are numerous amenities within walking distance of Bowes Lyon Court including Waitrose, the Duchess of Cornwall Hotel and Restaurant, dentists, a medical centre, and a mature woodland park.
With solid entrance door having security spy-hole. This is a good-sized hallway with ample space for typical hall furniture. Boiler/store cupboard with light, shelving and housing the Gledhill boiler supplying domestic hot water and the separate ‘Vent Axia’ heat exchange unit. Further store cupboard. Security intercom system that provides for a verbal and visual link to the main development entrance door. Emergency pull cord. Feature glazed panelled door to the living room.
A light and bright room courtesy of the full height glazing affording a interesting outlook to the development courtyard entrance. Focal point fireplace with inset electric fire. A feature glazed panelled door leads to the kitchen.
Quality range of ‘soft-cream’ fitted units with attractive contrasting woodblock effect laminated worktops with inset stainless steel single drainer sink unit. Excellent range of integrated appliances comprising; a Neff four-ringed hob with extractor hood over and contemporary glazed splash panel, Neff waist-level oven with latest ‘tilt and slide’ door, matching microwave oven, integrated dishwasher, fridge and freezer. Plank-effect flooring.
Excellent double bedroom with a Georgian style double-glazed window, walk-in wardrobe with auto light and ample hanging space, shelving and drawers. Emergency pull cord.
Modern white sanitary ware comprising; practical walk-in level access shower with raindrop shower head and separate adjustable shower, back-to-the-wall WC with concealed cistern, inset vanity wash hand basin with under sink store cupboard and mirror with integrated light and shaver point over, heated ladder radiator/towel rail, emergency pull cord. Ceiling spot light fitting. Extensively tiled walls and wet room vinyl flooring.
• Underfloor heating and water to all apartments
• Water rates and heating for communal areas
• The cost of the excellent Estate Manager and team (staffed 24/7)
• One hour of domestic support per week is included in the service charge
• The running costs of the restaurant (with a small additional cost payable per meal eaten in the restaurant)
• Cleaning of communal windows
• 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, but does include the cost of your Estates Manager, your water rates, underfloor heating, our 24 hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas and all external window cleaning, exterior property maintenance and gardening. Find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or Estates Manager.
Service charge: £8,706.50 per annum (for financial year ending 30/06/2024)
There is underground parking at Bowes Lyon Court available on a permit basis with a charge of around £250 per annum (subject to availability). However, Poundbury is unique in so much as there are no restrictions on parking in any of the surrounding roads, therefore there is always ample parking available nearby.
Ground Rent: £435 per annum
Ground Rent Review date: August 2031
Lease – 125 Years from the 1st August 2016
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