Crayshaw Court

Crayshaw Court, Abbotsmead Place, Caversham, Reading

property description



Crayshaw Court was built by McCarthy & Stone purpose built for retirement living. The development consists of 54 one and two-bedroom retirement apartments for the over 60s. There is a House Manager on site and a 24-hour emergency call system provided via a personal pendant alarm and with call points in the bathroom.
The apartment features a fully fitted kitchen, spacious lounge, one bedroom and a separate bathroom. The development includes a Homeowners' lounge and landscaped gardens. There is a guest suite for visitors who wish to stay (additional charges apply). A car parking – permit scheme applies, check with the House Manager for availability.
Crayshaw Court is situated in Caversham, just a short walk from the town centre and all the local amenities you would expect including a supermarket, Post Office and banks. There are good bus services throughout the local area and the main Reading train station is close by with frequent trains to London Paddington, Bristol and the South West. The town of Caversham spreads across the River Thames floorplain (to the east) and up to the foothills of the Chilterns. The area is broken into distinct suburbs known as Central Caversham (the shopping area and immediate residential surrounds), Caversham Heights which is located on the higher ground to the west, Lower Caversham to the south east and Caversham Park Village to the north east on what was the parkland of Caversham Park.
It is a condition of purchase that all residents must meet the age requirements of 60 years.

Entrance Hall

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 kitchen, bedroom, living room and bathroom.


A well-proportioned lounge. TV and telephone points, Sky/Sky+ connection point. Two ceiling lights. Fitted carpets, raised electric power sockets. Partially double glazed doors lead onto a separate kitchen.


Fully fitted kitchen with tiled floor. Stainless steel sink with lever tap. Built-in oven, ceramic hob and extractor hood. Fitted integrated fridge/freezer and under pelmet lighting.


Benefiting from a walk-in wardrobe. Ceiling lights, TV and phone point.


Fully tiled and fitted with suite comprising of bath and walk in shower. Low level WC, vanity unit with sink and mirror above.

Service Charge

• 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.

Car Parking (Permit Scheme) subject to availabilit

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.


Lease 125 Years from 2012
Ground Rent £425

Property Consultant


Paula Squire

01202 508081