Lock Court, part of McCarthy & Stones Retirement Living range, has been designed and constructed for modern independent living. The apartments have Sky+ connection points in living rooms, underfloor heating throughout, fitted wardrobes in master bedrooms, camera entry system for use with a standard TV and, for your peace of mind, a 24-Hour emergency call system. The homeowners' lounge is a great space for social events and, for added convenience, there is a guest suite which visitors can book into for a small fee (usually around £25). The dedicated House Manager is on site during their working hours to take care of the running of the development. 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, security, homeowners lounge and other communal areas. It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 60 years or of age or over.
The development has a wonderful friendly community feel, reflected by the homeowners lounge and well maintained gardens. It’s so easy to make new friends and to lead a busy and fulfilled life at Lock Court; there are always plenty of regular activities to choose from including; coffee mornings, film & music nights, indoor bowling & dominoes nights. 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. Also for a small cost Dial a ride provide a service every week to the local super market, which is very popular with the homeowners. Alternatively, for your convenience, there is a local service bus stop directly outside the development.
A front door with spy hole and letter box opens into the entrance hall. From the entrance hall you have a door to large storage cupboard housing a plumbed in washer dryer. All other doors to main shower room, bedroom, and living room. Emergency speech module and pull-cord. Smoke detector. The apartment is fitted with a Ventilation system throughout, and has its own Gledhill Boiler.
A bright and airy living room benefiting from double glazed patio door (with side panel) which opens out to a small patio(curtain and curtains rail included). TV Sky+ connection point (subscription fees may apply). Telephone point. Power sockets. Two ceiling light fittings. A part glazed door leads into the separate kitchen.
Fitted kitchen with a range of wall and base units. Integrated fridge and freezer. Built in Hotpoint oven with side opening door. Built in dishwasher. Four ringed Hotpoint induction hob with chrome extractor hood over. The stainless steel sink unit, with drainer and mixer tap, sits beneath a double glazed window with blind. Tiled floor and splash back.
A very well presented double bedroom with central light fitting. Double glazed window (curtain and rail included). TV and telephone point. Walk in wardrobe.
Fully tiled shower room with vanity unit wash hand basin. WC. Shower cubicle. Heated towel rail. Emergency pull-cord. Fitted mirror. Spot lights.
•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.
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 1st Jan 2015