Thwaytes Court

Thwaytes Court, Minster Drive, Herne Bay

property description


Thwaytes Court is in the seaside town of Herne Bay, situated on the Kent coast in the district of Canterbury. The seaside town of Herne Bay is a hive of activity the High Street is a short distance from the development. Here you will find many local amenites to cater for your every day needs including supermarkets within 50 yards, a pharmacy, newsagents, Post Office and cafes. This purpose built McCarthy & Stone development of 55 one and two bedroom Retirement Living apartments..

The development has a dedicated House Manager on site during working hours to take care of things and make you feel at home. 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 laundry room, homeowners lounge and other communal areas are also covered in the service charge. For your peace of mind the development has camera door entry and 24-hour emergency call systems, should you require assistance. The Homeowners' lounge provides a great space to socialise with friends and family and, if your guests have travelled from afar, they can extend their stay by booking into the development Guest Suite (fees apply and subject to availability).

It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 60 years or of age or over.


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 lockable storage cupboard/airing cupboard. Illuminated light switches, spot lights, smoke detector, apartment security door entry system with intercom and emergency pull cord located in the hall. Doors lead to the living room, bedroom and shower room. Underfloor heating.


A well-proportioned lounge with a glazed patio door and window to side giving access to a paved patio area with external light. Private personal gated access to rear of the flat. TV and telephone points, Sky/Sky+ connection point. Fitted carpets, spot lights, raised electric power sockets. Partially glazed door leads into a separate kitchen. Underfloor heating.


Fully fitted kitchen with tiled floor. Stainless steel sink with lever tap. Built-in oven, ceramic hob and extractor hood. Fitted integrated fridge/freezer, spot lights and under pelmet lighting. Underfloor heating.


Double bedroom with mirror sliding double wardrobe housing rails and shelving. Ceiling lights, TV and phone point. Underfloor heating.


Fully tiled and fitted with suite comprising of shower. Low level WC, vanity unit with wash basin and mirror above. Shaving point, electric heater and extractor fan. Emergency pull cord. Underfloor heating.


• 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, our 24 hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas, exterior property maintenance and gardening. To find out more about the service charges please please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.


125 Year Lease From 2011
Ground Rent £425 p.a.

CAR PARKING PERMIT SCHEME (subject to availability

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.


  • House Manager
  • 24 Hour Careline System
  • Lift to all floors
  • Homeowners Lounge
  • Laundry Room
  • Mobility Scooter Store
  • Landscaped Gardens
  • Guest Suite for Family or Friends
  • Close to local amenities
  • Security

Property Consultant

Paula Squire, Senior Property Consultant - Southern England

Paula Squire

01202 508081