Thomas Court

Thomas Court, Marlborough Road, Cardiff

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INTRODUCTION:

Constructed in late summer 2013 by award-winning retirement home specialists McCarthy and Stone, Thomas Court is consistently one of our most sought-after developments. This is a ‘retirement living plus’ development providing an independent lifestyle opportunity for those aged over 70 but with the peace-of-mind provided by the day-to-day support of our excellent Estate Manager and staff who oversee the smooth running of the development. The development enjoys excellent communal facilities including a home owners lounge, restaurant with a fantastic, varied and daily table-service lunch, laundry, scooter store and landscaped gardens. Homeowners also benefit from an hour of free domestic assistance each week and there are extensive domestic and care packages available to suit individual needs and budgets. All apartments are equipped with a 24-hour emergency call facility and sophisticated intercom system providing both a visual and verbal link to the main development entrance. There is also the excellent guest suite widely used by visiting family and friends for which a small charge of £25 per night applies.

It’s so easy to make new friends and to lead a busy and fulfilled life at Thomas Court; there are always plenty of regular activities to enjoy. These may include; coffee mornings, art group, fitness classes, film night, games and quiz nights, seasonal and themed events and occasional organised trips (please refer to the development for specific details). Whilst there is something for everyone there is certainly no obligation to participate and home owners can be as sociable or as private as they wish. The development is in an excellent position within a level walk of extensive amenities; shops, bars and restaurants, doctor’s library, park and bus routes are all close at hand.

This apartment is located on the first floor and just a short walk from one of the two lifts. A super living room overlooks an interesting and ever-changing street scene providing a 'window to the world'. There is an excellent double bedroom, a well fitted kitchen complete with integrated appliances and a modern wet room with a level access shower and separate bath.

HALLWAY:

With a solid Oak-veneered entrance door with spy-hole, security intercom system that provides both a visual (via the home-owners TV) and verbal link to the main development entrance door. Emergency pull cord, very large walk-in store cupboard with light and shelving housing the Gledhill boiler supplying domestic hot water. Ceiling light fitting. Feature glazed-panelled door leads to the living room.

LIVING ROOM:

A double-glazed window looks out over a changing street scene below. There is a focal point fireplace with an electric fire, and feature glazed panelled double door leading to the kitchen.

KITCHEN:

With an electronically operated double-glazed window. Range of ‘Maple’ effect fitted units with contrasting laminate worktops and incorporating a stainless steel inset sink unit. Integrated appliances comprise; a four-ringed hob with stainless steel chimney extractor hood over, waist-level oven and concealed fridge and freezer. Ceiling spot light fitting, extensively tiled walls and fully tiled floor.

BEDROOM:

A well-proportioned double bedroom. Double-glazed window, fitted double wardrobe with ample hanging space, shelving and mirror fronted sliding doors. Ceiling light fitting.

WETROOM:

Modern white suite comprising; close-coupled WC, vanity wash-hand basin with under sink storage, fitted mirror with strip light and shaver point over. Panelled bath and a separate walk-in level access shower. Heated towel rail/radiator, emergency pull cord and ceiling spot light. Fully tiled walls and wet room vinyl flooring

SERVICE CHARGE

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 Estates 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 Estates Manager.

CAR PARKING

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.

LEASEHOLD

Lease 125 Years from 2013
Ground Rent £435.

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Steve Grist , Property Consultant - South West region

Steve Grist

07976 668492

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