Vernon Court was built by McCarthy & Stone has been designed and constructed for modern retirement living. The development consists of 33 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 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.
Vernon Court takes its names from the nearby Vernon Park, this is Stockport’s oldest public park dating back to the Victorian era. The park provides unique areas for traditional pastimes such as crown green bowls in conjunction with beautifully restored areas of formal and informal parkland and is one of three parks, the other two being Woodbank Memorial Park and Woodlands Park, that follow the path of the Goyt River which runs at the back of the development towards Marple. Vernon Court has been carefully designed to provide the very best in comfort and convenience. The development is well placed for public transport with bus stops just outside which provide easy access to a number of local destinations including both Manchester and Stockport city centres with all of the amenities you would expect from these locations.
The Flat has been newly decorated throughout and has the benefits of new carpets and new kitchen floor covering. It is “ready to move in”.
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, bedroom and bathroom.
This spacious lounge has the benefit of full length windows with views towards the gardens and Morten Street. There is ample space for a dining table and there is a feature electric fire and surround which acts as an attractive focal point. TV and telephone points, Sky/Sky+ connection point. 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 lever tap, drainer and window above. AEG single oven, ceramic hob, and cooker hood/ extractor fan, integral fridge/freezer and under pelmet lighting.
Double bedroom with a fitted mirror fronted sliding wardrobe. Ceiling light, TV and phone point.
Fully tiled and fitted with suite comprising of a shower with glass screen. Low level WC, vanity unit with wash basin and mirror above. Shaving point, electric heater and extractor fan.
• 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.
125 years from 2008.