Completed by award-winning developers McCarthy & Stone in 2015, Barnhill Court occupies an excellent position just 0.5 miles from the thriving and historic Chipping Sodbury High Street with its origins dating back to the 12th Century. For added convenience a Waitrose Supermarket is located just a few minutes away. This is a ‘Retirement Living Plus’ development providing private apartments specifically for those over 70 years of age and designed for independent living with the peace-of-mind provided by the excellent staff and Estate Manager who oversee the smooth running of the development. Homeowners benefit from an hour of domestic assistance each week and there are extensive domestic and care packages available to suit individual needs and budgets (additional charges will apply). 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.The development boast’s a host of facilities for the enjoyment of home owners not least of which is the beautiful communal lounge which is the hub of social activities, there is also a restaurant with a fantastic, varied daily table-service lunch. In addition, there is a lift serving all floors, mobility scooter store, laundry room and a lovely landscaped garden. 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 Barnhill Court; there are always plenty of regular activities to enjoy. These may include; coffee mornings, art group, fitness classes, film night, games and quiz nights, seasonal and themed events and occasional organised 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.
Apartment 39 is located on the upper ground floor. It is well presented and enjoys comfortable accommodation with many great features. There is a good-sized living room, excellent fitted kitchen with integrated appliances, double bedroom with wardrobe and modern bathroom with walk-in shower. APPROACH: On the upper ground floor, just a short distance from the lift providing access to all other floors.
A good-sized hallway having a solid Oak veneered 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, large walk-in boiler cupboard with light and shelving housing the Gledhill boiler supplying domestic hot water and concealed ‘Vent Axia’ heat exchange system utilising the hot air generated within the property and recirculating this back into the principle rooms. A feature glazed panelled door leads to the Living room.
This is a super room with a Georgian-paned triple-glazed window, two ceiling light fittings and a feature glazed panelled door to kitchen. An unused Freesat TV Box will/can be included.
With a triple-glazed window. An excellent range of ‘Shaker styled’ cream fronted fitted wall and base units with having woodblock effect laminate worktops, matching upstands and incorporating a stainless steel inset sink unit. A range of integrated appliances include; a ‘Neff’ four-ringed hob with ‘tilt and slide’ door, glazed splashback and stainless steel chimney extractor hood over, ‘Neff’ high level built-in oven and concealed fridge and freezer. Dishwasher included (if wanted). There is space and plumbing for a dishwasher. Plank styled flooring, ceiling spot light fitting.
An excellent double bedroom with a Georgian-paned triple-glazed picture window, fitted wardrobe with hanging rail, shelving and mirror-fronted sliding doors. Two ceiling light fittings.
Modern white suite comprising; close-coupled WC, vanity wash-hand basin set into excellent bathroom furniture storage cupboards below and to one side, mirror and inset downlights. Panelled bath and separate walk-in shower cubicle with a raindrop shower head and additional adjustable shower attachment. Fully tiled walls and wet room styled vinyl flooring, electric heated towel rail, emergency pull cord.
There are lovely communal landscaped communal gardens, superb communal facilities and car parking available with a yearly permit at a charge of around £250 per annum for which there is a waiting list.
The fee is usually £250 per annum, but may vary by development. Permits are available on a first come, first served basis. Please check with the House Manager on site for availability.
•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
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, our 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.
Annual Fee - £435
125 years from 1st Jan 2015