Poets Place

Poets Place, Alderton Hill, Loughton, London, IG10 3FS

property description


Poets Place

Poets Place was built by McCarthy and Stone and designed specifically for independent retirement living for the over 60's. The development consists of fourty one and two bedroom apartments with design features to make day-today living easier. The apartments boast underfloor heating throughout, Sky/Sky+ connection points in living rooms, and secure camera entry system with use with a standard TV. The dedicated House Manager is on site Monday to Friday 8:45am - 2:45pm (excluding bank holidays, annual leave and training days. to take care of the running of the development. 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 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. It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 60 years or over.
This spacious and well presented ground floor apartment has been redecorated throughout and all light fittings, curtains and blinds are included. There's access to a large walk-out balcony from the living room. A parking place is allocated to this apartment and is included in the price.

Local Area & Apartment Overview

Poets Place is located on one of Loughton's highly desirable and prominent roads. You will find an abundance of restaurants, cafes, bars and local convenience stores within easy reach. Sainsburys supermarket is a 5 minute walk from the development and Morrisons and M&S simply food are a short distance away on High Road. For days out there's Epping Forest with its picturesque lake. There are plenty of local bus routes in addition to Central Line Station with direct links into The City and West End.
This well presented, one bedroom apartment benefitting from a spacious lounge with its own private balcony. All curtains, blinds and light fittings are included as well as provisions for a wall mounted TV. A larger than average kitchen providing a built in dishwaher, fridge/freezer and microwave and plenty of storage space. An allocated parking space is included.

Entrance Hall

Front door with spy hole leads to the entrance hallway. The 24-hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord is located in the hall. Light switches, smoke detector and security door entry system. Door leading to a utility area with washer/drier and storage. All doors leading to the Lounge, Bedroom and Bathroom.

Living Room

A spacious and well presented living room benefitting from patio doors leading to a private balcony. There's ample space for dining . Telephone point and singular Sky + connection. Provisions for a wall mounted TV. Two ceiling lights. Raised electric power sockets. Part glazed door leads into the separate kitchen.


Fitted with a range of modern wall and base units with a roll top work surfaces and upstand. Built-in electric oven and microwave, ceramic hob with stainless steel chimney style extractor hood over. Stainless steel sink with mixer tap sits in front of the double glazed, automatic opening window. Fitted integrated fridge and freezer and dishwasher. Ceiling downlights and under unit lighting. Ceramic floor tiling.


A bright and airy bedroom benefitting from a full height double glazed window. A large walk in wardrobe provides plenty of hanging space, drawers and shelving. TV & phone points and raised sockets.

Shower Room

Fully fitted suite comprising of a large walk -in shower with a support rail and screen. Vanity unit with hand basin and illuminated mirror over and WC. Half height ceramic wall tiling, chrome towel rail and floor tiling.

Allocated Parking

An allocated parking space is included.

Service Charge

• Cleaning of communal windows
• Water 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 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 and all external window cleaning, exterior property maintenance and gardening. Find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager

Lease Information

999 years from the 1st June 2017

Ground Rent

Annual fee - £425

Property Consultant

Georgia Brown, Property Consultant - East Midlands region

Georgia Brown

0345 556 4120