Carpenter Court

Carpenter Court, Hickings Lane, Stapleford, Nottingham

property description


Carpenter Court

Carpenter Court was built by McCarthy and Stone and specifically designed for independent living for the over 60's and is located in the popular town of Stapleford.
The development consists of 48 one & two bedroom retirement apartments with design features to make day-to-day living easier. The dedicated House Manager is on site Monday to Friday 9:00am to 3:00pm to look after the building environment and assist where possible with regards to settling in to your new apartment. 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 covered in the service charge. For your peace of mind the development has a 24-hour emergency call systems, should you need assistance.
The Homeowners lounge provides a great space to socialise with friends and family. If your guests have travelled from afar, they can extend their stay by booking into the development Guest Suite (usually £25 per night, subject to availability). It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 60 years and over.

Local Area and Apartment Overview

Carpenter Court is situated in the historic town of Stapleford, in the Erewash Valley and close to the Derbyshire- Nottinghamshire border. Located less than 6 miles from Nottingham City Centre and surrounded by beautiful countryside, making this a perfect place to spend retirement. You will find a variety of supermarkets, including Waitrose and Sainsbury's nearby as well as an assortment of local shops, bars and restaurants to cater for all tastes. For days out there's Hemlock Stone Nature Park close by and Wollaton Hall & Park is a short journey away. There are excellent transport links, the M1 motorway is just 3 miles away or if you prefer to travel by train, Ilkeston, Beeston and Attenborough stations are less than 3 miles. Also, approximately 1 ½ miles away, the tram terminal at Toton which runs regular trams via Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham City Centre and Hucknall.

We are delighted to offer to the market this immaculate and beautifully presented, two bedroom apartment. This lovely apartment benefits from a spacious master bedroom with Juliette balcony, modern and well equipped kitchen, a spacious second bedroom and plenty of storage. Part Exchange available please to your Property Consultant for more information.

Entrance Hall

Front door with spy hole leads to a spacious hall with the 24-hour Tunstall emergency response red button and pendant, security door entry system and smoke detector. From the hallway there are doors leading to a large storage cupboard, utility area housing a washer/drier, living room, bedrooms and shower room.

Living Room

The beautifully presented, bright and airy room boasts a large double glazed window and has ample room for dining. Electric heater, TV and power points, two ceiling lights and carpets. A storage cupboard complete with shelving is located off the living room. Double doors leading to kitchen.


Fully fitted kitchen with a range of modern low and eye level units and drawers with a roll top work surface and upstand. Stainless steel sink with double glazed window over. Built in fridge/freezer, waist level oven, ceramic hob, extractor fan. Under pelmet lighting. Ceramic floor tiles.

Master Bedroom

Spacious bedroom benefiting from french doors with Juliette balcony. Walk in wardrobe providing shelving and hanging rails. Electric heater, TV and power points, ceiling light and carpets.

Bedroom Two

The bright double second bedroom could be used as a dining room or home office. The large, full height window makes this a bright and airy room. Electric heater, power points, ceiling light and carpets.

Shower Room

Situated off the hallway, perfect for guests. Half tiled shower room with walk in shower, vanity unit with hand basin and illuminated mirror over, low level WC. Chrome heated towel rail. Floor tiles.

Service Charge

Cleaning of communal windows
Water rates for communal areas.
Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
24-hour emergency call system
Upkeep of gardens and grounds
Repairs and maintenance to the internal and external 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 the service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager

Lease Information

999 years from 2018

Ground Rent

£495 per annum


  • House Manager
  • Communal Lounge
  • Landscaped Gardens
  • Guest Suite
  • Video Door Entry System
  • Sky/Sky+ connections in Living Room
  • Part Exchange Available

Property Consultant

Kristy Bishop, Property Consultant - North England and Scotland

Kristy Bishop

01202 362495