Francis Court

Francis Court, Barbourne Road, Worcester

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Description

The Development

Francis Court is located in the heart of England, in the beautiful city of Worcester, a short distance from the River Severn and within easy access of the M5. Combining quintessential English charm and modern convenience Francis Court brings together the best of both worlds. Conveniently you’ll find a bus stop directly outside the development that will take you into the heart of the city, or should you choose to stay closer to home, you’ll find all your local amenities right on your doorstep.

Nestled in St George’s Square Conservation area and surrounded by stunning Georgian properties, Francis Court provides an idyllic location to enjoy retirement. Worcester provides plenty to do with its Cathedral, historic houses, cruises along the River Severn, countryside walks and beautiful gardens. Whatever your hobby, there’s something for everyone. Francis Court has been designed and constructed for modern living and is winner of Housing for Older People Award 2019. The apartments boast underfloor heating throughout, Sky/Sky+ connection points in living rooms and a walk in wardrobe in the master bedrooms.

The dedicated House Manager is on site during 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 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 developments' Guest Suite (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.

Entrance Hall

Front door with spy hole leads in to the entrance hall. The 24-hour Tunstall emergency speech module system is situated in the hall. From the hallway there is a door to a walk-in storage cupboard/airing cupboard. Smoke detector. Doors leading to the bedroom, living room and shower room.

Living Room

A well-proportioned lounge with large double glazed window and space for a small dining table and chairs. TV, telephone, and power points. Two ceiling lights. Raised electric power sockets. The room flows round into a separate kitchen.

Kitchen

Modern fitted kitchen with a range of high gloss base and wall units, fitted with drawers and cupboards. Roll edge work surface. Stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drainer. Built in electric oven with space in the alcove above for a microwave. Ceramic hob and chrome cooker hood above. Integral fridge and freezer.

Master Bedroom

Generously sized double bedroom with a walk-in wardrobe housing rails and shelving. Ceiling light, TV and telephone point. Double glazed window. Door leading to en-suite bathroom.

En-Suite Bathroom

A modern fully tiled en-suite bathroom with low level bath featuring grab rails, mixer tap, glass shower screen and shower unit. Wall mounted vanity unit with inset wash hand basin. Wall mounted mirror sits above the basin with shaver point to the side. Wall mounted WC with concealed cistern. Emergency pull-cord.

Second Bedroom

This second double bedroom benefits from having two large double glazed windows, fitted with curtains and roller blinds. Currently being used as an additional reception room.

Shower Room

Fully tiled and fitted with a modern suite comprising; level access shower, wall mounted WC with concealed cistern and wall mounted wash basin with mirror above. Emergency pull-cord.

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. To find out more about the service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.

Parking Permit Scheme (subject to availability)

Parking is by allocated space subject to availability. The fee is £250 per annum. Permits are available on a first come, first served basis. Please check with the House Manager on site for current availability.

Ground Rent

Annual fee - £495

Features

  • Homeowners' lounge with television
  • Guest suite & Laundry room
  • House Manager
  • Lift
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Mobility scooter charging point
  • Security entry system
  • 24-Hour emergency call system in communal areas
  • Fire detection equipment
  • Winner of Housing for Older People Award 2019

Property Consultant

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Paula Squire

01202 508081

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