Blyton House,

Blyton House, Marlow Road, Bourne End

property description


Blyton House

Blyton House, built by McCarthy & Stone, has been designed and constructed for modern independent retirement living. All under half a mile from it's front door, the development has an array of amenities such as; Bus stop; Post office; Butcher; Library; Bank; Community centre; Optician; Pharmacy; Hairdresser; Dentist; Doctors surgery; Bourne End train station; Church. The development consists of 25 one and two-bedroom retirement apartments for the over 60s. The apartments boast Sky/Sky+ connection points in living room, fitted wardrobes in main bedroom, security door entry systems, and underfloor heating (all underfloor heating costs are covered by the service charge). The dedicated House Manager is on site during their working hours (9am - 2pm) to take care of running the development. For added convenience there's a mobility scooter store/charging room which can be used £10 a year. There's no need to worry about the burden of maintenance costs as the service charge covers the cost of all external maintenance, gardening and landscaping, external window cleaning, buildings insurance, water rates and security systems. All energy costs of the homeowners lounge and other communal areas are also covered in the service charge. For your peace of mind the development has camera door entry and 24-hour emergency call systems, should you require assistance. The Homeowners' lounge provides a great space to socialise with friends and family. If your guests have travelled from afar, they can extend their stay by booking into the development Guest Suite (usually for a fee of £25 per night - subject to availability). It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 60 years or over.

The Apartment

The apartment comes fully carpeted and the sale will include carpets curtains and light fittings.

Entrance Hall

Front door with spy hole and letter box. The 24-hour Tunstall emergency response system is situated in the hall. Two walk-in storage cupboard/airing cupboard. Smoke detector and ceiling light. Secure entry system with intercom. Doors lead to the bedroom, living room and shower room.

Living Room

The room ihas a double glazed patio door which opens out on to the walk out balcony.
TV and telephone points. Two ceiling lights. A range of power supplies. Part glazed double doors lead into a separate kitchen.


A well proportioned modern kitchen fitted with a range of high glass wall and base units. Fitted granite styled work surfaces with matching splash back up-stand. The stainless steel sink with mixer tap is positioned beneath a double glazed window which has two openers. Built-in mid level Neff oven with fitted matching microwave above. Ceramic hob with chrome splash back and chrome hood. Integrated fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Under unit wall lighting and ceiling spot lights.


This double bedroom features a a walk-in wardrobe housing rails and shelving. Central ceiling light. TV and telephone points. Double glazed window. Door leading to en-suite.

En-Suite Shower Room

This immaculate shower room comprises; walk in level access shower with fitted glass screen, fold away seat, and grab rail; vanity unit wash hand basin with inset sink with mixer tap; fitted mirror with built in light; wall mounted heated towel rail; WV; emergency pull-cord. Ceiling spot lights.

Shower Room

Modern suite comprising; shower shower cubicle; WC with concealed cistern; vanity unit with inset wash basin and mirror above. emergency pull-cord; wall mounted heated towel rail. Emergency pull-cord.

Parking Permit Scheme-subject to availability

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.

Service Charge (breakdown)

•Underfloor heating in all apartments
•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, 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.

Ground Rent

Annual fee - £495

Lease Length

999 years from the 1st June 2015


  • Homeowners lounge
  • Guest Suite
  • Lift to all floors
  • Landscaped Gardens
  • Mobility scooter store/charge point (£10 a year to use)
  • House Manager
  • 24-hour emergency call systems
  • Security entry systems
  • Fire detection equipment
  • To arrange an appointment to view telephone 0345 5564104

Property Consultant

Brett Hughes, Property Consultant - Midlands

Brett Hughes

01202 362491