Barnhill Court,

Barnhill Court, Barnhill Road, Bristol

property description


Barnhill Court

This really is quite an exceptional apartment occupying a prime spot being just one of four located off the hallway on the second floor of Barnhill Court. Inside there is a distinct feeling of being within a Bungalow as apposed to an apartment, aside that is, from the elevated position that provides a really pleasant outlook across the surrounding rooftops of Chipping Sodbury. The apartment is very spacious and presented in excellent order perfectly representing the quality of the development. A large hallway provides ample space for hall furniture, a dual aspect sitting room is light and airy. There is a super 'Shaker' styled kitchen with comprehensive range of appliances, two good bedrooms,cloakroom and full bathroom with both bath and walk-in shower.

Completed by award-winning developers McCarthy & Stone in 2015, Barnhill Court occupies an excellent position an easy 10-minute level walk to the thriving and historic Chipping Sodbury High Street with its origins dating back to the 12th Century. In addition a Waitrose Supermarket is very close by with easy pedestrian access. This is a ‘Retirement Living Plus’ development providing private apartments specifically for those over 70 years of age and designed for independent living with the peace-of-mind provided by the day-to-day support of our excellent staff and Estate Manager who oversee the smooth running of the development. Homeowners benefit from one hour of 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. The development boast’s a host of facilities for the enjoyment of home owners not least of which is the beautiful communal lounge which is the hub of social activities, there is also a restaurant with a fantastic, varied daily table-service lunch. In addition, there are lifts serving all floors, mobility scooter store, laundry room and a lovely landscaped garden. There is also the excellent guest suite widely used by visiting family and friends for which a small nightly charge applies.

It’s so easy to make new friends and to lead a busy and fulfilled life at Barnhill 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. Whilst there is something for everyone there is certainly no obligation to participate and home owners can ‘dip in and out’ of activities as they wish. Never a good reason to be lonely but always the opportunity for privacy when required.

This is a fantastic apartment for which we anticipate early interest. Please make your appointment to view.

Entrance Hall

A super-sized hallway that has ample space for typical hall furniture 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, store cupboard with light housing the Gledhill boiler supplying domestic hot water, further walk-in store cupboard with light meters and housing the ‘Vent Axia’ heat exchange system which utilises the hot air generated within the property and recirculating this back into the principle rooms. A feature glazed panelled door leads to the Living room.

Sitting Room with dual aspect

A really pleasant sitting room with feature dual aspect Georgian-styled triple-glazed windows allowing a flood of natural light. There is a really welcoming ambiance about this room. The windows provide a pleasant outlook over the rooftops to the green of trees nearby. An expensive fireplace with inset log-effect electric fire provides a great focal point two ceiling light points, a selection of power points. TV and telephone point. An attractive glazed panelled door leads to the kitchen.


Comprising; Modern white close-coupled WC, pedestal wash-hand basin with mirror strip light and shaver point, heated towel rail, half tiled walls, vinyl floor covering and emergency pull cord.


An excellent kitchen comes in a cream Shaker style has woodblock effect worktops with matching up-stand and a stainless steel inset sink unit. Built-in waist-level oven, four ringed ceramic hob with glazed splash panel and stainless steel chimney hood over, concealed fridge and freezer. Plank effect flooring. Note: we understand from the seller that both the oven and hob are as new and have never been used.

Bedroom One

Of a good size with two triple-glazed windows. Door to a walk in wardrobe with auto light, ample hanging space and shelving. A range of power sockets, TV point, and telephone point.

Bedroom Two

A well proportioned second bedroom with double glazed window. TV and power sockets. Central ceiling light fitting. Currently presented as a breakfast room.


An excellent facility comprising a close-coupled W.C. vanity wash basin set into fitted furniture with storage below and to the side and having a fitted mirror, shaver point and inset downlights. Separate panelled bath and walk in, level access shower unit with both raindrop and conventional shower heads. Heated towel rail, emergency pull cord, extensively tiled walls and wetroom styled vinyl flooring.


There are lovely communal landscaped communal gardens, superb communal facilities and car parking available with a yearly permit at a charge of around £250 per annum for which there may be a waiting list.

Service Charge (breakdown)

•Cleaning of communal windows
•Water rates for communal areas and apartments
•Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
•Window Cleaning (outside only)
•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
•One hour of domestic support per week is included in the service charge
•Care staff on-site 24-hours a day
•Running of the on-site restaurant
•Intruder alarm system
The Service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV. To find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or Estates Manager.

Lease Length

125 years from 1st Jan 2015

Ground Rent

Annual fee - £510


  • Homeowners lounge & Sun room
  • On-Site Restaurant
  • Landscaped Gardens
  • Estates Manager & 24-hour on-site staffing.
  • 3 Lifts serving all floors
  • 1 hours domestic assistance within your service charge.
  • 24-hour emergency call systems
  • Personal care packages available from the onsite CQC registered care team
  • Secure entry system
  • Fantastic local facilities close by

Property Consultant

Brett Hughes, Property Consultant - Midlands

Brett Hughes

01202 362491