An excellent development, this super apartment is positioned on the second floor providing economical accommodation and is located convenient to the lift service providing access to all other floors.; Accommodation offers a comfortable living room with a focal point fireplace, well equipped kitchen complete with integrated appliances, and wetroom facility with walk-in shower.
Bowles Court was completed at the end of 2015 by award-winning retirement housebuilder McCarthy and Stone and is a sought-after 'Retirement Living Plus' development providing independent living for those aged 70 years of age. It occupies a fantastic position alongside the River Avon and is just 200 metres from the centre of town. A variety of local supermarkets can be found nearby and the Town Centre also boasts access to a local Hospital and plenty of Doctors surgeries. Banks, retail stores and independent shops. There are also regular traditional town markets. Places of interest in the local area are varied, with John Coles Park, the museum and Heritage Centre and Chippenham folk festival just a few examples. For those interested in wider travel, transport links are strong with regular bus services connecting residents to towns including Bath, Calne, Devizes, Trowbridge and Swindon. Rail links are also good and Chippenham railway station features along the main line to London Paddington.
The development enjoys excellent first-class amenities to include a communal lounge, restaurant with a fantastic, varied and quality daily lunch service, function room, laundry, scooter store and landscaped gardens with a super terrace backing onto the River Avon. Our Estate Manager and staff are on site 24 hours each day to oversee the smooth running of the development. further peace-of mind is found in the provision of the 24-hour emergency call system. There are chargeable care and domestic help packages available albeit all home owners receive up to 1 hour domestic assistance each week included within the service charge. There is also the excellent guest suite widely used by visiting family and friends for which a charge of £25 per night applies. Car parking is available by annual permit chargeable at around £250 and for which there may be a waiting list.
With 'oak' veneered entrance door having security spy-hole, Intercom entry system providing both an audio and visual (by home owner’s TV) link to the main development entrance ensuring no unwanted visitors. Emergency pull cord, double doors to store cupboard light, Gledhill boiler supplying domestic hot water and Vent Axia heat exchange system. A feature glazed panelled door leads to the Living Room.
Full height double glazing allowing ample natural light and provides an interesting outlook to life in the street below. Attractive focal-point fireplace with log-effect electric fire. Feature glazed double
doors to kitchen.
Slightly larger-than-average with an excellent range of ‘Maple-effect’ fitted wall and base units having contrasting laminate worktops with matching upstands and incorporating a stainless steel single drainer inset sink unit. Comprehensive range of Integrated appliances comprising; a ceramic four-ringed hob with matching glass splashback and stainless steel chimney style extractor hood over, waist-level oven with ’tilt and slide door’ and concealed fridge and freezer set into a recess. Ceiling downlights and tiled floor.
with a full height double-glazed window, walk-in wardrobe with ample hanging rails, shelving and auto light.
A wetroom facility with modern white suite comprising; Close-coupled WC, vanity wash hand basin with under sink storage and mirror with integral light over, level access, walk-in, level-access shower. Ladder radiator, ceiling downlights. emergency pull cord, extensively tiled walls and wetroom flooring.
There are well-managed landscaped communal gardens backing Tonto the River Avon providing delightful River views.
Underfloor heating system further complimented by an efficient ‘Vent Axia’ Heat Exchange (hot air recovery) system. There are Oak veneered doors throughout.
• 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
• Restaurant staffing
• One hour of domestic support per week is included in the service charge at Bowles Court 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 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 Estates Manager.
Service Charge: £6,993.62 pa (for financial year ending 10/2022)
LEASE 125 Years from 2016
Ground Rent £435 p.a