Shepheard's House is a Retirement Living Plus development built by McCarthy & Stone, designed specifically for the over 70s, for those who wish to enjoy independent living but may need some extra care and support. There is an Estate Manager who leads the team and oversees the development. Each apartment has a fully fitted kitchen, underfloor heating, fitted and tiled shower room with level access shower and a 24 hour emergency call system.
Communal facilities include a homeowners lounge where social events and activities take place, a function room and landscaped gardens. There is a fully equipped laundry room a hair salon and bistro/restaurant which is table service and serves freshly prepared meals daily. If your guests wish to stay, there is guest suite accommodation which can be booked (fees apply). There is a 24 hour emergency call system provided by a personal pendant and call points in your bedroom and bathroom as well as onsite management 24 hours a day.
One hour of domestic support per week is included in the service charge at Shepheard's House 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.
The complex enjoys a desirable location, with the nearest amenities on Royal Parade, just 0.3 miles from the site. Here, you’ll find a selection of independent retailers, a clothing boutique, florist and gastro pub.
The Chislehurst train station is 1.2 miles away with direct connections to London Charing Cross, Sevenoaks and Orpington. For those who prefer the bus, there is a stop a few hundred yards from the development, with services following the 61 and 273 routes. Chislehurst high street, Royal Parade and Lewisham and Bromley are a few minutes by bus, while the sheltered bus stop at Chislehurst War Memorial offers wider routes to take you further afield.
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 housing a BOSCH washer/dryer and Vent-Axia system. 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 shower room and WC.
A well-proportioned living room with glazed patio door and window to side providing plenty of natural light and access out to a covered patio area and gardens beyond. TV and telephone points, Sky/Sky+ connection point. Two ceiling lights. Fitted carpets, raised electric power sockets. Partially glazed door leads onto a separate kitchen.
A modern fitted kitchen with a range of base and eye level units and drawers with grey stone worktops. Electrically operated UPVC double glazed window. Stainless steel sink with mono lever tap and drainer. Waist level oven, microwave oven, ceramic hob, cooker hood, dish washer and integral fridge freezer.
A large double bedroom with patio door and window to side opening onto a small paved patio area. Walk-in wardrobe housing rails and shelving. Ceiling lights, TV and phone point.
Double bedroom. Ceiling lights, TV and phone point.
Modern white suite comprising of; close-coupled WC, vanity wash-hand basin with fitted storage below, fitted mirror, shaver point and down lights over, walk-in level access shower with thermostatically controlled shower. Fully tiled walls and wet room flooring, electric heated towel rail, emergency pull cord and ceiling spot light.
Part tiled walls and floor, WC, wash basin with vanity unit below and mirror above.
• 24-Hour on-site staffing
• 1 hours domestic assistance per week
• 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
• Running of the on-site restaurant
• Buildings insurance
The Service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV licence. To find out more about the service charges please please contact your Property Consultant or Estate Manager.
999 Years from 2018
Ground Rent annual fee of £435