Weighbridge Court

Weighbridge Court, High Street, Ongar

property description



Weighbridge Court

Weighbridge Court is one of McCarthy & Stones Retirement Living PLUS range (formally Assisted Living) and is facilitated to provide it's homeowners' with extra care. An Estates Manager is on hand to manage the day to day running of the development and attend to any queries you may have. Within the service charge homeowners are allocated 1 hours domestic assistance per week, however, additional hours can be arranged by prior appointment. There are a range of personal care packages to suit your requirements - these are provided by the onsite CQC registered care team. For your reassurance the development has 24-Hour on-site staffing, secure camera entry systems and 24-Hour emergency call system provided by a personal pendant with static call points in bathroom and main bedroom. The development has a homeowners' lounge which is a superb venue for socialising with friends and family. If your guests have travelled from afar, they can extend their stay by booking into the development Guest Suite (usually for a fee of £25 per night - subject to availability) which has an en-suite shower room, tea and coffee making facilities and a TV. For added convenience there is an onsite waitress service restaurant with freshly cooked meals provided everyday. It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 70 years of age or over.

Social Activities and Apartment Overview

The development has a wonderful friendly community feel, reflected by the social calendar which homeowners can partake in as much or as little as they wish. There are always plenty of regular activities to choose from including; arm chair fitness classes, coffee mornings, games and quiz nights, 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. The development enjoys excellent communal facilities including a super homeowners lounge, function room, and landscaped gardens.
We re pleased to offer to the market this well presented, south facing apartment benefitting from a bright and spacious lounge, with feature fireplace and a double bedroom with a walk-in wardrobe.

Entrance Hall

Front door with spy hole leads to the large entrance hall where the 24-hour Tunstall emergency response system is situated. From the hallway there is a door to a walk-in storage cupboard. Illuminated light switches and smoke detector. Security door entry system with intercom. Ceiling spotlights. Doors lead to the bedroom, living room and wet room

Living Room

A well-proportioned lounge with electric fire and feature surround. Two double glazed windows. TV point with Sky+ connectivity. Telephone point. Two ceiling light points. Raised electric power sockets. Door leads to a separate kitchen.


A well maintained modern fitted kitchen with a range of base and wall units with roll top work surfaces over. The double glazed auto-opening window is positioned in front of the stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drainer. Built in electric oven with space above for microwave. Ceramic hob with cooker hood above. Integral fridge & freezer. Anti-slip vinyl flooring.Ceiling spot lights and under unit lighting.


A bright and spacious double bedroom with a large walk-in wardrobe housing rails and shelving, provides ample storage space. Ceiling light points. TV and telephone point. Double glazed window.

Wet Room

Fully tiled walls and non slip vinyl flooring. Suite comprising; shower unit with fitted screen; WC, vanity unit with inset wash basin and mirror above. Shaver point. Chrome heated towel rail.

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
• On site restaurant overheads
• 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 contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.

Car Parking Permit

Car Parking spaces are allocated on a first come, first served basis at an annual cost of £250

Lease Info.

125 years from the 1st June 2012

Ground Rent

Annual charge- £435


  • Estates Manager + 24-hour on-site staffing
  • Waitress-service restaurant
  • Domestic assistance (1hr included in service charge - additional hours by arrangement)
  • Full wheelchair accessibility
  • Homeowners' lounge + Function room
  • Laundry room
  • Guest suite
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Mobility scooter store
  • Three lifts

Property Consultant

Brett Hughes, Property Consultant - Midlands

Brett Hughes

01202 362491