William Court,

William Court, Overhill Road, Downend

property description



Occupying a prime ground floor position with access to a small patio overlooking the lovely landscaped gardens and enjoying a great deal of privacy this spacious one bed apartment is very conveniently located close to the excellent facilities of this first-class development. The feeling of space is apparent in the entrance hall. The lounge is cosy with an outlook over the mature gardens and the bedroom is especially spacious with its walk-in wardrobe. There is a fully-fitted kitchen complete with integrated appliances, a refitted bathroom with a walk-in bath with over-bath shower. Constructed in 2011 by award-winning retirement home specialists McCarthy and Stone, William Court is a ‘Retirement Living’ development providing a quality-of-lifestyle opportunity for the over 60’S and designed for independent living with the peace-of-mind provided by the day-to-day support of our excellent House Manager. William Court is located in one of the best residential addresses in the area and within close proximity to both Downend and Staple Hill High Streets. The development enjoys excellent communal facilities including a homeowner’s lounge, laundry, scooter store and beautiful landscaped gardens. 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 exercise both body and mind at William Court;

This is a very sociable development and there are always plenty of regular activities to choose from including; fitness classes, coffee mornings, games and quiz nights, table tennis, snooker, 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.


Entrance Hall

A Front door with spy hole leads to the large entrance hall with ample space for hall furniture. There is a 24-hour emergency response pull cord system and sophisticated intercom entry system that can provide both a audio and visual link (via the Home Owners TV) to the main development entrance door. Large walk-in storage cupboard has light and shelving and houses both the Gledhill hot water tank and Vent Axia heat exchange unit. Illuminated light switches, smoke detector, and a feature glazed door leads to the Living Room

Living Room

With a double-glazed French door and matching side-panel opening onto a small patio area with a very pleasant, private outlook over the mature landscaped gardens of the development. Focal point feature fireplace with inset electric fire. TV and telephone points. Two ceiling lights. Feature glazed-panelled door leads to the kitchen.


With a double-glazed window overlooking the garden. There is a range of ‘Maple effect’ fronted fitted wall and base units with contrasting worktops incorporating a stainless steel inset sink unit. Integrated appliances comprise; a four-ringed hob with a stainless-steel chimney style extractor hood, waist level single oven and concealed fridge and freezer. Extensively tiled walls and fully tiled floor.


Is of a very good size and is a particular feature of the lovely apartment. With a double-glazed window overlooking the development garden. Benefiting from a walk-in wardrobe with light ample hanging space and shelving. Ceiling lights, TV and phone point.


A modern refitted white suite comprising; W.C. vanity washbasin with undersink cupboard and mirror and light above and a very practical and convenient walk-in bath with bath seat and overbath shower unit. Heated towel rail, emergency pull cord, fully tiled walls and tiled floor.

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.

Ground Rent

Annual fee - £425

Lease Info.

125 years from the 1st June 2011


  • Homeowners Lounge
  • Guest Suite
  • Lift to all floors
  • Landscaped Gardens
  • House Manager
  • 24-hour emergency call systems
  • Security entry systems
  • Fire detection equipment
  • To view please telephone 0345 5564104

Property Consultant

Brett Hughes, Property Consultant - Midlands

Brett Hughes

01202 362491