Completed by award-winning developers McCarthy & Stone in 2015, Barnhill Court occupies an excellent position an easy 10-minute level walk to the thriving and historic Chipping Sodbury High Street with its origins dating back to the 12th Century. In addition a Waitrose Supermarket is very close by with easy pedestrian access. 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 day-to-day support of our excellent staff and Estate Manager who oversee the smooth running of the development. Homeowners benefit from one hour of domestic assistance each week and there are extensive domestic and care packages available to suit individual needs and budgets. 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 are lifts 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.
Located on the upper ground floor and as such enjoys a convenient access to Waitrose and the High Street. It is a very comfortable apartment with some very beneficial features that set it apart. There is a good-sized living room with French doors to a patio area, excellent fitted kitchen with integrated appliances, two double bedrooms, small study/store and family bathroom with walk-in shower and separate bath.
APPROACH: On the upper ground floor, the apartment is only a few doors away from the mobility scooter store, and just a short distance from the lift providing access to all other floors and with direct access from this floor to the public footpath to Waitrose and the High Street
A super-sized hallway that has ample space for typical hall furniture and 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 store 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.
Comprising; Modern white close-coupled WC, pedestal wash-hand basin with mirror strip light and shaver point, half tiled walls, vinyl floor covering and emergency pull cord.
A long and narrow space that is a positive addition to the accommodation. Currently used as a study with a small desk. Opaque triple-glazed window.
This is an excellent room with dual-aspect triple-glazed windows providing ample natural light, a triple-glazed French door opens onto a small patio area with an outlook towards a green landscaped area. Feature glazed panelled door to kitchen.
With an electrically operated triple-glazed window. An excellent range of ‘Shaker styled’ cream-fronted fitted wall and base units with 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 hob splashback and stainless steel chimney extractor hood over, ‘Neff’ high level built-in oven and concealed fridge and freezer. Plank styled flooring.
An excellent double bedroom with a triple-glazed picture window, walk-in wardrobe with auto light, ample hanging space and shelving.
The flexibility of the accommodation allows the current use of this room as a dining room. With a triple-glazed window.
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, level access 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/radiator, 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 may be 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.
125 years from 1st Jan 2015
Annual fee - £510