Ground Floor Apartment
Access On To Small Patio Area From Living Room
Modern Kitchen With Integrated Applicances
Modern Shower Room
Guest Suite For Visiting Friends & Family
24 Hour Careline System For Peace Of Mind
House Manager Oversees The Running Of The Development
Having recently been redecorated and re carpeted, this one bedroom ground floor retirement apartment is beautifully presented and has it's own direct access out from the living room on to a small patio area and the car park area.
Despite its quiet backwater setting, Wingfield Court is in a fabulous location opposite the extensive grounds of the acclaimed Sherborne Independent Boys School and less than a mile from the Town Centre, with is superb range of shops bars and restaurants. Other excellent local amenities, including; the Abbey, Sherborne Castle, Waitrose, Sainsburys and the rail station. are all within approximately 20 minutes level walk.
Constructed in late 2011 by award-winning retirement home specialists McCarthy Stone, Wingfield Court is a ‘Retirement Living’ development providing an independent lifestyle opportunity for those aged over 60 with the peace-of-mind provided by support of our excellent House Manager who oversees the smooth running of the development. The property enjoys superb communal facilities including an excellent homeowner’s lounge, laundry, scooter store and landscaped gardens.
In addition, all apartments are equipped with a 24-hour emergency call facility and sophisticated intercom system providing both a visual and verbal link to the main development entrance. There is also the excellent guest suite widely used by visiting family and friends for which a small nightly charge applies.
It’s so easy to make new friends and to lead a busy and fulfilled life at Wingfield Court; there are always plenty of regular activities to enjoy, these vary from coffee mornings or film nights through to organised day trips. Whilst there is something for everyone there is certainly no obligation to participate and home owners can ‘dip in and out’ of activities as they wish.
A Front door with spy hole leads to a spacious hall. Security intercom system that provides both a visual (via the home-owners TV) and verbal link to the main development entrance door. Emergency pull cord, Shallow cupboard with meter, walk-in store cupboard with light, shelving and housing the Gledhill boiler supplying hot water and the concealed ‘Vent Axia’ heat exchange unit. Storage heater. Feature glazed panelled door to living room.
Double glazed door with side panel opens on to a small patio area. Feature fireplace with fitted electric fire, Quantum storage heater, TV and telephone points, two ceiling lights, fitted carpets, raised electric power sockets. Feature panelled glazed door leads in to the kitchen.
With a double-glazed window. There is an excellent range of ‘Maple effect’ fronted fitted wall and base units with contrasting laminate worktops incorporating a stainless steel inset sink unit. Integrated appliances comprise; a four-ringed ceramic hob with a stainless-steel chimney extractor hood over, waist-level oven and concealed fridge and freezer. Extensively tiled splash-backs, fully tiled floor, ceiling spot light fitting.
Spacious double bedroom with fitted double wardrobe with mirror fronted doors. Ceiling lights, TV and phone point.
Fully tiled and fitted with a white suite comprising; shower with glazed screen, vanity unit with sink and mirror above, and WC. Towel rail and emergency pull cord.
• Cleaning of communal windows and exterior of apartment windows
• Water rates for communal areas and apartments
• Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
• The cost of the excellent House Manager that oversees the smooth running of the development
• 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
• Laundry Room
The service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV, but does include the cost of your House Manager, your water rates, the 24-hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas, exterior property maintenance and gardening. To find out more about the service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.
Service charge: £2,245.42 per annum (for financial year ending 31/03/24)
Ground Rent: £425 per annum
Ground Rent Review date: June 2026
Lease 125 Years from the 1st June 2011
** Entitlements Service ** Check out benefits you may be entitled to, to support you with service charges and living costs.
** Part Exchange ** We offer a Part-Exchange service to help you move without the hassle of having to sell your own home.
** Removal Service ** Get a quote from our Partner Removal Service who can declutter and move you in to your new home.
** Solicitors ** Get a quote from our panel solicitors who have dealt with a number of sales and purchases and therefore familiar with the McCarthy Stone set up.
FOR MORE INFORMATION CHECK OUR WEBPAGE UNDER ADDITIONAL SERVICES, OR SPEAK WITH OUR PROPERTY CONSULTANT
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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