Lyle Court was built by McCarthy & Stone purpose built for retirement living plus. The development consists of 73 one and two-bedroom retirement apartments for the over 70s. There is an Estates Manager on site and a 24-hour emergency call system provided via a personal pendant alarm and with call points in the bathroom.
The development includes a beautiful Homeowners' lounge with kitchen facility where you can enjoy various social activities if you wish or attend the weekly coffee morning to enjoy a catch up with your neighbours. The restaurant facility provides a nutritional three course lunch (subsidised) and you can pre-order light evening meals. The communal laundry room is well equipped. There are attractive and well maintained landscaped gardens including a roof terrace, sun room and courtyard with seating area. There is a guest suite for visitors who wish to stay (additional charges apply). A car parking permit scheme applies, check with the Estates Manager subject to availability.
Lyle Court is situated in Barnton some 4 miles to the north west of Edinburgh City Centre, Barnton is a small affluent suburb of the capital and enjoys a reputation as one of the city’s most sought after locale. Lye Court is situated on Barnton Grove, just off Barnton Junction and enjoys excellent transport links to the local area and into the City Centre with the benefit of a bus stop located just outside the development. Local amenities and attractions are easily accessible from the local shops and services adjacent to the development, including a small supermarket, post office and bank, to the beautiful walks and scenery offered on the nearby Cramond shoreline. Golf enthusiasts will also find the Royal Burgess Golfing Society nearby, one of the most prestigious golf clubs in Scotland, and just one of a multitude of clubs in the Edinburgh & Lothians area. Edinburgh itself is of course full of fantastic attractions, from the historic Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Mile, to the iconic modern Scottish Parliament building at Holyrood. Shopping facilities are unrivaled with Princess Street and George Street offering even most discerning shoppers an excellent choice of stores.
It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirements of 70 years. If a couple, one person must meet the minimum age requirement.
Bright and spacious two bedroom first floor apartment enjoying a corner position with double aspect and benefiting a walk out balcony from the lounge. The apartment is offered in good condition throughout.
Welcoming and spacious entrance hall with superb storage facilities including two walk-in cupboards. There is an apartment security door entry system with intercom and 24-hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord system providing peace of mind. There are illuminated light switches, smoke detector and doors leading to the bedrooms, lounge and bathroom.
Generous lounge with dual aspect provides natural light with added benefit of a walk out balcony suitable for patio furniture and a handy storage cupboard. There is a log effect electric fire with attractive surround providing a focal point. There are ample raised electric sockets, TV and telephone points. Fitted carpets, two attractive ceiling lights and a partially double glazed door lead onto a separate kitchen.
Well appointed fully fitted kitchen with tiled floor. Stainless steel sink with mono block lever tap. Built-in oven, ceramic hob with extractor hood and fitted integrated fridge, freezer and under pelmet lighting.
Spacious bedroom with built in mirror wardrobe, decorative ceiling lights, TV and phone point.
Good sized second bedroom with dual aspect and plenty room to accommodate bedroom furniture. The bedroom is carpeted. There are ceiling lights, TV and phone point.
Well equipped bathroom with suite comprising of walk-in shower with handrail, WC, vanity unit with sink and mirror above, heated towel rail and small heater.
• Cleaning of communal windows and outside external apartment windows
• 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
• One hours domestic help a week is included in the Service Charge.
The service charge does not cover apartment costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV. Find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.
Parking is by allocated space subject to availability. The fee is currently £250 per annum. Permits are available on a first come, first served basis. Please check with the House Manager on site for availability.