Stover Court

Stover Court, East Street, Newton Abbot

property description


Converted from a wing of the old Hospital as part of a conversion and new build development completed in 2013 by award-winning retirement home specialists McCarthy and Stone, Stover Court is an incredibly popular ‘Retirement Living’ development providing a lifestyle opportunity for the over 55’s and designed for independent living with the peace-of-mind provided by the day-to-day support of our excellent House Manager. Stover Court is ideally located near to Sainsbury’s store, excellent Doctors Surgery, Pharmacy and the Town Centre with a plethora of shops, restaurants and bars, hairdressers, and so many other useful amenities available. The development enjoys excellent communal facilities including a homeowner’s lounge, laundry, scooter store and 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. This is a unique and very spacious apartment located on the first floor just a short walk from the lift service to all floors. that boasts an excellent living/dining room, quality fitted kitchen complete with integrated appliances, two generous bedrooms and both en-suite and main bathroom facilities.

Entrance Hall

Of a good size, with a Velux roof light and having a solid entrance door with spy-hole, security intercom system providing both a visual (via the home-owners TV) and verbal link to the main development entrance door. Emergency pull cord, walk-in utility cupboard with light and shelving housing the Gledhill boiler supplying domestic hot water with plumbing and space for washing machine and the concealed ‘Vent Axia’ heat exchange unit. Feature Glazed panelled door to living room.

Living/Dining Room

Of excellent size, with two dropped eaves cottage style triple-glazed windows (one with a view across Town towards Exmoor in the distance). Remote-controlled Velux roof light providing ample natural light and an additional source of fresh air. Focal-point fireplace with an inset electric fire and a feature glazed panelled door to the kitchen.


With a remote-controlled Velux roof light. There are a quality range of ‘Maple effect’ fronted fitted wall and base units with pull out storage and drawer organisers with contrasting worktops over and incorporating a stainless steel inset sink unit. Integrated appliances include; a four-ringed ceramic hob with a stainless-steel chimney style extractor hood, built-in Neff single oven and concealed fridge and freezer. Extensively tiled walls and tiled floor.

Master Bedroom

A double bedroom with a triple-glazed dropped eaves window, walk-in wardrobe with light, ample hanging space and shelving.


Modern white suite comprising; a Close-coupled WC, vanity wash-hand basin with cupboard unit below with mirror, strip light and shaver point over, matching bathroom cabinet adjacent, level access shower cubicle with a thermostatically controlled adjustable shower and glazed shower screen. Fully tiled walls and floor, electric heated towel rail, emergency pull cord.

Bedroom 2

Another excellent double with a triple-glazed dropped eaves window.


Modern white suite comprising; a Close-coupled WC, Pedestal wash-hand basin with mirror, strip light and shaver point over, walk-in level access shower with a thermostatically controlled adjustable shower and glazed shower screen, fitted bathroom cabinet, fully tiled walls and floor, electric heated towel rail, emergency pull cord.


There are pleasant, landscaped communal gardens include a very pleasant courtyard area. Private car parking is available with a yearly permit at an annual charge of around £250 per annum for which there may be a waiting list. There is efficient underfloor heating and a supplementary ‘Vent Axia’ heat exchange system providing an economic heat recovery system utilising the hot air generated within the property filtering and recirculating this back into the principle rooms.

Service Charge

Service Charge
• 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
• 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 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 service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.


Lease: 125 yrs from 2014
Ground Rent: £495

Property Consultant


Paula Squire

01202 508081