Orchid Court was built by McCarthy & Stone and has been designed and constructed for modern retirement living. The development consists of 36 one and two-bedroom retirement apartments for the over 60s. The dedicated House Manager is 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 communal resident's lounge provides a great space to socialise 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). It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 60 or over.
Situated in the Fylde district of Lancashire, Orchid Court is located in the seaside town of Lytham St Anne’s. Lytham St Anne’s is famous for its golf courses, Royal Lytham & St Anne’s golf club being one example which is one of the courses for the Golf Open Championships, approximately one mile from our development.
Located on South Promenade and next to the Dalmeny Hotel, the development overlooks the sea front and has views over the Ribble Estuary and is within close proximity to St Anne’s Pier. Lytham has a number of places for eating and drinking, with a great variety of cafes and restaurants, there is also a mix of shops and amenities including banks, mini-markets and a pharmacy within just 500 meters of Orchid Court. Lytham St Anne’s Train station is easily accessible being approximately half a mile from the development and a bus stop approximately 150 meters from the development.
The apartment is entered through the front door which has a spy hole and letter box. The 24-hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord system, Illuminated lights and smoke detector are situated in the hall area of this open plan apartment. There is a door to storage cupboard/airing cupboard housing the hot water tank and further doors leading to the bedroom and bathroom. Wood effect flooring leads throughout the living areas in the apartment.
A spacious lounge area with bi-folding doors leading out to a balcony with views toward the promenade and sea front. There is ample space for dining. Two ceiling lights, power points, TV/Satellite aerial point, telephone point. The open plan lounge leads onto the kitchen.
Fully fitted kitchen with open plan aspect to the lounge. Well-equipped modern floor and wall mounted units with chrome handles and under counter lighting. A solid wood worktop with stainless steel sink with mono lever tap and drainer. Integrated appliances include a Neff easy access oven, Bosch fridge-freezer and ceramic hob with extractor hood over.
A bright and airy bedroom with ceiling lights, TV and phone point and ample power points. The bedroom benefits from a range of fitted wardrobes and storage units and bi-folding doors which lead out onto the balcony. A separate door leads to a walk-in wardrobe housing shelving and hanging rails.
Fitted and fully tiled wet-room with a level access shower cubicle with thermostatic control and glass screen. WC, vanity unit with inset wash hand basin and mirror above. Shaving point, electric heated towel rail and extractor fan.
•Cleaning of communal windows
•Water rates for communal areas and apartments
•Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
•Window Cleaning (outside only)
•24-hour emergency call system
•Upkeep of gardens and grounds
•Camera door-entry system
•Repairs and maintenance to the interior and exterior communal areas
•Contingency fund including internal and external redecoration of communal areas
The Service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV. To find out more about the service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.
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 on-site Manager on site for availability.
Lease Length: 999 Years from January 2016
Ground rent: £425 per annum
Managed by: McCarthy and Stone Management Services