This one bedroom apartment is extremely well positioned on the ground floor and within close proximity to all the superb facilities of Ellisfields Court. The apartment has access to a small terrace and a very pleasant outlook to a tree-lined bank of the running Stockwell Stream. A lovely living room has a triple glazd door to the terrace, there is a good-sized, well fitted kitchen complete with integrated appliances, an excellent double bedroom and a modern wet room with a level access shower.
Constructed in mid-2014 by multi award-winning retirement home specialists McCarthy and Stone, Ellisfields Court consistently continues to be one our of most sought-after developments and it is not difficult to understand why; a quiet backwater location yet within short easy access to the town centre. Beautiful landscaped gardens with pond that back directly onto Taunton Deane cricket ground with Vivary park next door. This is a ‘retirement living plus’ development providing a lifestyle living opportunity for the over 70’s and designed specifically for independent living with the peace-of-mind provided by the day-to-day support of our excellent staff and Estate Manager who will oversee the smooth running of the development.
Homeowners benefit from one hour of domestic assistance each week and there are extensive domestic and care packages available to suit individual needs and budgets. All apartments are equipped with a 24-hour emergency call facility and sophisticated intercom system providing both a visual and verbal link to the main development entrance. There is also the excellent guest suite widely used by visiting family and friends for which a small charge of £25 per night applies. Ellisfields Court offers fantastic communal facilities including a home owners lounge, restaurant with a superb and varied daily table-service lunch, laundry, scooter store and landscaped gardens. There is direct access from the development leading to Vivary park serving as a short cut to town.
Of a good size with plenty of space for hall style furniture. Having a solid Oak-veneered entrance door with spy-hole, security intercom system that provides both a visual (via the home-owners TV) and verbal link to the main development entrance door. Emergency pull cord, walk-in store/airing cupboard with light, shelving, Gledhill boiler supplying domestic hot water and concealed ‘Vent Axia’ heat exchange unit. A feature glazed panelled door leads to the Living Room.
An attractive Pine (inner-framed) Upvc fully triple-glazed door and matching side-panel opens onto a very pleasant terrace overlooking a tree-lined bank with running stream. There is a focal point fireplace with an electric ‘coal-effect’ fire, and feature glazed panelled double door leading to the kitchen.
A larger-than-average kitchen having a triple-glazed window enjoying a pleasant outlook. Excellent range of 'Maple' effect fitted units with contrasting laminate worktops and incorporating a stainless steel inset sink unit. Integrated appliances comprise; a four-ringed hob with stainless steel chimney extractor hood over, waist-level oven and concealed fridge and freezer. Ceiling spot light fitting, tiled splash-backs and tiled floor.
A lovely well-proportioned double bedroom. Triple-glazed window with a pleasant view, walk-in wardrobe with auto-light, hanging rails and shelving.
Modern white suite comprising; close-coupled WC, vanity wash-hand basin set into fitted furniture including storage both below and to the side, with fitted mirror, shaver point and down lights over, walk-in, level access shower. Fully tiled walls and wet room non-slip flooring, electric heated towel rail, emergency pull cord and ceiling spot light.
There are beautiful landscaped communal gardens with pond and a predominantly South-Westerly aspect. Car parking is available with a yearly permit at a charge of around £250 per annum for which there may be a waiting list. Internal doors are quality Oak veneered. In addition to the excellent underfloor heating there is an economic heat recovery (heat exchange) system utilising the hot air generated within the property and recirculating this back into the principle rooms.
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 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. Find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or Estates Manager.
Lease: 125 years from 2014
Ground Rent: £435 pa