Centenary Place,

Centenary Place, Southend

property description


Centenary Place

Centenary Place is a McCarthy and Stone development consisting of thirty 1 & 2 bedroom apartments and is specifically designed for the over 60's. . Centenary Place has been designed and constructed for modern living. The apartments boast a walk in laundry cupboard with fitted washer/dryer and underfloor heating throughout, Sky/Sky+ connection points in living rooms and walk in wardrobe. 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. It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 60 years or over.

Local Area

Centenary Place is situated in the popular seaside town of Southend-On Sea, home to the historic Southend Pier, the largest pleasure pier in the world. There's plenty to suit all tastes close by, including Thorpe Hall Golf Club, Southchurch Park and Hall which has 30 acres of gardens to explore as well as the medieval moated manor house, now a musuem. Why not take a walk along the pier and enjoy some light refreshments a mile out to sea at the Salt cafe whilst enjoying the views of the Estuary. There's a great choice of shops in the local area including Waitrose, Aldi and Asda, as well as bars, coffee shops and restaurants.

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. Illuminated light switches, smoke detector, apartment security door entry system. Doors lead to the lounge, bedroom and shower room.

Living Room

Spacious lounge benefiting from patio door and full height window with a Juliette balcony enjoying views over the communal gardens. TV and telephone points, fitted carpets and raised electric power sockets. Part glazed door leads to kitchen.


Well equipped modern kitchen, cream flooring and a range of low and eye level units and drawers with worktop and chrome handles. Sink with mono lever tap, drainer and window above. Eye level oven, built in microwave, ceramic hob, cooker hood and integral fridge freezer. Washer/dryer.


Double bedroom with walk-in wardrobe. TV and telephone points, fitted carpets, raised electric power sockets.

Shower Room

Fully tiled and fitted with suite comprising of a large walk-in shower with screen. Low level WC, vanity unit with wash basin and mirror. Shaving point and chrome heated towel rail.

Service Charge Breakdown

• 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. Find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.

Ground Rent

Annual fee - £425

Parking Permit Scheme

Parking spaces are available on a first come, first served basis at a charge of £250 PA and are subject to availability. Speak to your House Manager for more details.

Property Consultant

Brett Hughes, Property Consultant - Midlands

Brett Hughes

01202 362491