Bowles Court was built by McCarthy & Stone and purpose built for assisted living. The development consists of 58 one and two-bedroom retirement apartments for the over 70s. There is a 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 apartment features a fully fitted kitchen, lounge with patio doors, two spacious bedrooms and separate wet room. The development includes a Homeowners' lounge and landscaped gardens. 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 for availability.
Bowles Court is situated in Chippenham just 200 metres from the centre of town, making this development an ideal spot. Conveniently located, Bowles Court is close to a variety of local supermarkets. The dynamic town centre boasts access to a local hospital and plenty of doctor's surgeries. Banks, retail stores and independent shops are also in good supply. This historical market town also benefits from regular town markets. Places of interest in the local area are varied with John Coles Park, the museum, the heritage centre and Chippenham Folk Festival just a few examples. For those interested in wider travel, transport links are strong with regular bus service connecting residents to towns including Bath, Calne, Devizes, Trowbrige and Swindon.
It is a condition of purchase that all residents must meet the age requirements of 70 years.
One hour of domestic support per week is included in the service charge at Bowles Court with additional services including care and support available at an extra charge. However, this can be from as little as 15 minutes per session which can be increased or decreased to suit your needs.
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 cupboard. Illuminated light switches, smoke detector, apartment security door entry system with intercom and emergency pull cord located in the hall. Doors lead to the bedrooms, living room and bathroom.
Benefiting from a patio door leading to communal rear sitting area. TV and telephone points. Ceiling lights. Laminate floor, raised electric power sockets. Partially double glazed doors lead onto a separate kitchen.
Fully fitted kitchen with tiled floor. Stainless steel sink with mono block lever tap. Built-in Bosch halogen hob and stainless steel extractor over. Built-in Bosch eye level over. Integrated fridge and freezer. Spot lights and extractor.
Benefiting from a walk-in wardrobe with shelving. Ceiling lights, TV and phone point.
Spacious second bedroom. Ceiling lights.
Fully tiled and fitted with suite comprising of walk-in shower, WC, vanity unit with sink and mirror above.
• 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
• One hour of domestic support per week is included in the service charge.
The Service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV, but does include the cost of your Estates Manager, your water rates, our 24 hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas and all external window cleaning, exterior property maintenance and gardening. To find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or Estates Manager.
Leasehold £510.00 p.a.
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.