Cross Penny Court,

Cross Penny Court, Cotton Lane, Bury St. Edmunds

property description


Cross Penny Court

Cross Penny Court is a development of 57 one and two bedroom Assisted Living (known as Retirement Living PLUS) apartments set within the historic town of Bury St Edmunds. Cross Penny Court is managed by a team of qualified staff, ranging from an Estates Manager who is individually registered with the Care Quality Commission, to the Support Worker. Help is always available, 24-hours a day, 365 days a year, from the qualified reliable and friendly on-site care team you will know and trust. One hour of domestic assistance per week is already included in the service charge, to help with tasks such as household cleaning, changing the beds, as well as running errands, shopping for groceries and posting letters. There is an on-site laundry service which can take care of all your laundry requirements, returning your clothes washed, dried and ironed in 24 hours. McCarthy & Stone Assisted Living are also able to offer you Lifestyle Support, so if you fancy a trip to the cinema, an art class, or simply to visit friends - our care team can provide companionship and support, helping you to get out and about. It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 70 years or of age or over.

Retirement Living PLUS

Retirement Living PLUS is all about making life easier. That includes providing a great value in-house restaurant, for when you don’t feel like food shopping and cooking yourself, plus a spacious homeowners’ lounge for socialising, and a guest apartment where friends and family can stay for a modest fee. Our Retirement Living PLUS developments are wheelchair-friendly to exacting Lifetime Homes Standard*, and for mobility scooter owners, there’s a secure area to charge them. We also take care of the tasks that have been eating up your time, like exterior maintenance and gardening. It’s all designed to make your life easier.

Entrance Hall

Solid oak door with spy hole and letter box leads into the entrance. There is a door to a walk in storage/airing cupboard. Wall mounted emergency speech module. Ceiling light fitting. Doors leading to the Wet Room, Bedroom and Living Room.

Living Room

A generously sized living room with a double glazed patio door allowing access to the apartment without having to go through the communal entrance. Two ceiling light fittings. TV (with Sky+ connectivity - subscription fees may apply) and telephone points. Power points. Double doors opening to separate kitchen.


Kitchen with a tiled floor and splash back. Integrated fridge and freezer. Fitted oven with side opening door. Four ringed induction hob with chrome extractor hood. Stainless steel sink and drainer sits beneath a double glazed window.


TV and telephone points. Power points. Emergency pull cord. Double glazed window. Built in wardrobe with mirrored doors .

Wet room - with bath.

Purpose built wet room comprising; shower; low level bath with grab rails; WC; vanity unit wash hand basin with mirror above. Fitted with non-slip vinyl flooring. Emergency pull-cord.

Service Charge (breakdown)

• 1 Hours domestic assistance.
• 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 please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.

Car Parking Permit Scheme-subject to availability

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.

Ground Rent

Annual fee - £435

Lease Length

125 years from 1st Jan 2014


  • Homeowners lounge - with audio visual equipment
  • Table service restaurant
  • 24 Hour on-site staffing
  • Domestic assistance (1hr included in service charge - additional hours by arrangement
  • Personal care packages availablefrom the on-site CQC registered care agency
  • Guest suite + Function room
  • Wi-Fi in communal areas
  • Lift to all floors
  • Full wheelchair accessability
  • To arrange an appointment to view telephone 0345 5564104

Property Consultant

Brett Hughes, Property Consultant - Midlands

Brett Hughes

01202 362491