Barnes Wallis Court was built by McCarthy & Stone has been designed and constructed for modern retirement living. The development consists of 38 one and two-bedroom retirement apartments for the over 60s. The dedicated House Manager is on site during working hours to take care of things and make you feel at home. 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 laundry room, 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.
Front door with spy hole leads to the large entrance hall - the 24-hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord system is situated in the hall. From the hallway there is a door to a walk-in storage cupboard/airing cupboard. Illuminated light switches, smoke detector, apartment security door entry system with intercom and emergency pull cord located in the hall. Doors lead to the bedroom, living room and bathroom.
Front door with spy hole leads to the large entrance hall - the 24-hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord system is situated in the hall. From the hallway there is a door to a walk-in storage cupboard/airing cupboard. Illuminated light switches, smoke detector, apartment security door entry system with intercom and emergency pull cord located in the hall. Doors lead to the lounge, bedrooms, and bathroom.
This spacious lounge with a Upvc double glazed window towards the front and has ample space for a dining table. TV and telephone points. Fitted carpets, raised electric power sockets. Partially double glazed doors lead onto a separate kitchen.
Fully tiled and fitted kitchen with a range of modern low and eye level units and drawers with a roll top work surface. Stainless steel sink with mono lever tap and drainer with Upvc double glazed window to the front. Integrated Hotpoint cooking appliances to include electric oven and four ring electric hob with stainless steel chimney style extractor hood above. Integrated larder style fridge freezer.
Double bedroom with Upvc window overlooking the front of the development. This room has the benefit of a double mirror fronted wardrobe, fitted carpets and raised electric power sockets. Internal door leads into:
Generously sized walk-in wardrobe / dressing room fully fitted with hanging rails and shelving and Upvc double glazed window towards the front.
Double second bedroom which could be used for dining has the benefit of Upvc double glazed double doors opening into smoked glass Juliette balcony. Fitted carpets, raised electric power sockets.
Fully tiled and fitted with suite comprising of level access shower with glass screen and hand rail. Low level WC, vanity unit with wash basin and mirror above. Shaving point, heated chrome effect hand towel radiator.
• 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. Find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.
Parking is by allocated space 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.
125 years from 2013