Unusually large balcony
Fantastic communal facilities
Friendly and active social scene
Guest Suite for visiting family & friends
Convenient to High Street amenities.
This spacious, dual aspect, two bedroom retirement apartment is situated on the first floor, yet accessible to all of this popular developments amenities, such as the homeowners lounge, laundry room and landscaped communal gardens. Peace of mind is found with the energy efficiency of the development, along with being pet friendly.
Constructed in 2014 by award-winning retirement home specialists McCarthy and Stone, Dukes Court is a ‘Retirement Living’ development providing a quality-of-lifestyle opportunity for the over 60’s and is designed for independent living with the peace-of-mind provided by the day-to-day support of the House Manager who oversees the smooth running of the development. Dukes Court is ideally located within an easy walk of the thriving town centre with its plethora of shops, restaurants, bars, hairdressers, Cottage Hospital and so many other useful amenities close at hand, including Waitrose. Bus routes are close by with a regular service to Taunton.
The development enjoys excellent communal facilities including a homeowner’s lounge, laundry, scooter store and beautifully landscaped gardens. 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 charge of £25 per night applies.
It’s so easy to make new friends and to lead a busy and fulfilled life at Dukes Court; This is a vibrant community where there are always plenty of regular activities taking place including; coffee mornings, games and quiz nights, seasonal and themed events. Whilst there is something for everyone, homeowners are of course free to either participate frequently or remain as private as they might wish.
Having a solid entrance door with spy-hole, 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, walk-in boiler cupboard with light and shelving housing the Gledhill boiler supplying domestic hot water and concealed ‘Vent Axia’ heat exchange unit. Further storage cupboard. A feature Glazed panelled door leads to the living room.
A lovely dual aspect room with a glazed door opening to a Juliet balcony with an interesting outlook over the front of the development, plus a full length window overlooking the side of the development. There is a focal point fireplace with inset electric fire. Open plan to the kitchen, with a useful recessed area, perfect for a small table and chairs.
Triple glazed window. Excellent range of ‘Maple effect’ fitted units with contrasting worktops incorporating a stainless steel inset sink unit. Integrated appliances comprise; a four-ringed ceramic hob with a stainless-steel chimney style extractor hood, waist-level oven and concealed fridge and freezer. Extensively tiled walls and tiled floor.
A spacious double bedroom with a triple-glazed window. Spacious walk-in wardrobe with auto light, ample hanging space and shelving.
Modern white sanitary ware comprising; level access, walk-in shower with a glazed shower screen, close-coupled WC, vanity wash-hand basin set into a cupboard unit with mirror, strip light and shaver point above. Electric heated towel rail, emergency pull cord, fully tiled walls and floor,
A useful second bedroom with fitted wardrobes and triple glazed window.
Modern white sanitary ware comprising; level access walk-in shower with a glazed shower screen, close-coupled WC, wash-hand basin with mirror above. Electric heated towel rail, emergency pull cord. Fully tiled walls and floor.
• Water rates for communal areas and apartments
• Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
• Cleaning of communal windows and exterior of apartment windows
• The cost of the excellent House Manager, who 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
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: £3,939.66 per annum (for financial year ending 30/09/2024)
Lease Length: 125 years from January 2014
Ground rent: £495 per annum
Ground rent review date: January 2029
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