Spacious one bedroom apartment
Dual aspect spacious living room
Generous storage and built-in wardrobe
Lifts to all floors
Fitted kitchen with waist height oven
Stunning landscaped gardens with ample seating
Communal lounge & function room to socialise with new friends
Table service restaurant serving freshly prepared meals
Guest suite for when family and friends come to stay
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A spacious one bedroom second floor apartment situated within the popular McCarthy Stone Retirement Living PLUS development, Goodes Court. A fantastic opportunity to join a VIBRANT retirement COMMUNITY in the heart of Royston with onsite RESTAURANT, as well as CARE and SUPPORT services available.
The bustling market town of Royston is situated on the borders of Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire and is home to Goodes Court. Part of McCarthy & Stone’s Retirement Living PLUS range (formally assisted living), Goodes Court is equipped to offer various levels of care depending on your needs. The development is situated on Baldock Road, close to Royston Heath and next to Royston golf course.
Just 150 yards away, the traditional town centre offers a variety of of high street shops and amenities. Goodes Court is one of McCarthy & Stones Retirement Living PLUS range and is facilitated to provide it’s homeowners’ with extra care. An Estates Manager is on hand to manage the day to day running of the development and attend to any queries you may have. Within the service charge homeowners are allocated 1 hours domestic assistance per week, however, additional hours can be arranged by prior appointment.
The Communal Lounge is at the heart of the community at Goodes Court and is where the majority of social gatherings take place. Regular activities include; coffee mornings and afternoons, games nights, Chair Yoga, quiz and movie nights. They’re a perfect opportunity to meet your neighbours and make new friends, but there’s never any obligation to join in, you can socialise as much or as little as you want.
To make life even more convenient for homeowners there are two local Hairdressers and a Foot Health Practitioner that visit Goodes Court on a regular basis and always happy to welcome new clients.
The personal care services available at Goodes Court can help you do more of the things you love and enjoy peace of mind when you need a helping hand. You’ll get to know the dedicated CQC registered care and support team who are onsite each day, led by our wonderful Estates Manager. They can assist with anything from changing your bed and doing your laundry, to escorting you to appointments and helping you get washed and dressed ready for the day. What’s more, the services are flexible, so you can tailor your care package to suit your needs – just speak with the Estates Manager who will be happy to help organise a care package ready for when you move in.
Serving everyday classics and tempting treats, the subsidised chef-run restaurant at Goodes Court serve freshly prepared food all year round. Perfect for those days when you don’t feel like cooking or when guests come to visit. Take a look at our sample menu to see the delicious meals on offer – all at incredibly low prices.
Goodes Court boasts extensive landscaped gardens which wraps around the development. Paved pathways allow you to explore the grounds easily, whilst the ample seating provides the perfect place for you to sit and enjoy the gardens blossom and bloom throughout the seasons. All the communal grounds are fully maintained, however if you do enjoy gardening, there is always opportunities to get involved as much as you like. Many of our ‘green-fingered’ communities have raised beds where homeowners can grow their own produce and still keep a hand in their favourite pastime.
The front door with spy hole leads to the large entrance hall where the 24-hour Tunstall emergency response module is located. From the hallway there is a door to a walk-in storage cupboard/airing cupboard. Illuminated light switches, smoke detector. Security door entry system with intercom. Doors lead to the wet room, bedroom and lounge.
The generously sized lounge has the benefit of two double glazed windows which allows lots of natural light in. The room provides ample space for dining. Has a feature electric fire and surround which acts as an attractive focal point. TV point with Sky+ connectivity. Two ceiling lights, two wall panelled heaters, raised power sockets and fitted carpets.
Kitchen fitted with a wide range of base and wall units which are again fitted with roll edge work surfaces. The electric oven is built in at work surface height for easy usage. There is a ceramic four ringed hob which sits beneath the extractor hood. Also benefits from an integrated fridge. A double glazed window sits in front of the stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and drainer.
A spacious double bedroom with a built in wardrobe with mirror fronted sliding doors. TV and telephone point. Large double glazed window, emergency pull cord, central ceiling light, wall panelled heater, raised power sockets and fitted carpets.
A purpose built wet room, with non slip safety flooring, equipped with low level bath and shower with curtain, both fitted with support rails. Vanity unit with inset wash hand basin and storage, fitted mirror and shaver point, WC, wall mounted heated towel rail and emergency pull-cord.
What your service charge pays for:
• Estate Manager who ensures the development runs smoothly
• CQC Registered care staff on-site 24/7 for your peace of mind
• 1 hour cleaning / domestic assistance per week, per apartment
• 24hr emergency call system
• Monitored fire alarms and door camera entry security systems
• Maintaining lifts
• Heating and lighting in communal areas
• The running costs of the onsite restaurant
• Cleaning of communal areas daily
• Cleaning of windows
• Maintenance of the landscaped gardens and grounds
• Repairs & maintenance to the interior communal areas
• Contingency fund including internal and external redecoration of communal areas
• Buildings insurance, water and sewerage rates
The service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV. Find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or Estate Manager.
Service Charge: £8,629.44 per annum (up to financial year end 31/03/2024).
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(Often offset by Government Entitlements e.g. Attendance Allowance £3,500-£5,200pa).
Parking is by allocated space subject to availability. The fee is usually £250 per annum, permits are available on a first come, first served basis. Please check with the House Manager on site for availability.
Ground rent: £435 per annum
Ground rent review date: 1st June 2026
Lease Length: 125 years from 1st June 2011
It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 70 years or of age or over.
Moving is a huge step, but don’t let that hold you back. We have a range of services to help your move go smoothly, including:
• FREE Entitlements Advice to help you find out what benefits you may be entitled to that can assist with service charges or living costs.
• Part Exchange service to help you move without the hassle of having to sell your own home.
• Removal Services that can help you declutter and move you in to your new home.
• Conveyancing specialists who are experienced with sales and purchases of McCarthy Stone retirement properties.
For more information speak with our Property Consultant today.
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HAVE A PROPERTY TO SELL?
Our Part Exchange service can take the stress out of selling your property, so there’s no need to worry about chains, dealing with estate agents, paying their fees or worrying about the sale falling through.Find Out More