Weighbridge Court

Weighbridge Court, High Street, Ongar, Essex, CM5 9FD

property description


Weighbridge Court

Weighbridge Court is one of McCarthy & Stones Retirement Living PLUS range (formally Assisted Living) and is facilitated to provide it's homeowners' with extra care. An Estates Manager is on hand to manage the day to day running of the development and attend to any queries you may have. Within the service charge homeowners are allocated 1 hours domestic assistance per week, however, additional hours can be arranged by prior appointment. There are a range of personal care packages to suit your requirements - these are provided by the onsite CQC registered care team. For your reassurance the development has 24-Hour on-site staffing, secure camera entry systems and 24-Hour emergency call system provided by a personal pendant with static call points in bathroom and main bedroom. The development has a homeowners' lounge which is a superb venue for socialising 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) which has an en-suite shower room, tea and coffee making facilities and a TV. For added convenience there is an onsite waitress service restaurant with freshly cooked meals provided everyday. It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 70 years of age or over.

Social Community

The development has a wonderful friendly community feel, reflected by the social calendar which homeowners can partake in as much or as little as they wish. There are always plenty of regular activities to choose from including; arm chair fitness classes, coffee mornings, games and quiz nights, and themed events. Whilst there is something for everyone there is certainly no obligation to participate and home owners can ‘dip in and out’ of activities as they wish. The development enjoys excellent communal facilities including a super homeowners lounge, function room, and landscaped gardens.

Entrance Hall

Front door with spy hole leads to the spacious entrance hall where the 24-hour Tunstall emergency response system is situated. From the hallway there is a door to a large walk-in storage cupboard/airing cupboard. Illuminated light switches and smoke detector. Security door entry system with intercom. Doors lead to the bedrooms, living room and wetroom.

Living Room

The living room provides enough space for dining furniture. Electric fire place providing an attractive focal point. The room has TV point with Sky+ connectivity (subscriptions will apply), telephone point, and a range of electric power sockets. Part glazed door leads to a separate kitchen.


This modern fitted kitchen with a range of base and wall units has granite styled work surfaces with tiled splash back. A double glazed remotely opening window is positioned in front of the stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drainer. Built in electric oven and space above for a microwave. Ceramic hob with cooker hood above. Integral fridge & freezer. Ceiling spotlights. Slip resistant flooring.

Master Bedroom

The bright and spacious master bedroom has a large walk-in wardrobe providing ample rails and shelving. Two ceiling light fittings. A range of power sockets. TV point. Emergency pull-cord. Door leading to an ensuite shower room.

Ensuite Wet Room

The spacious and fully tiled wet room style ensuite benefits from slip resistant vinyl flooring. Suite comprising; walk in shower area with support rails and curtain, WC, vanity unit with inset wash basin and mirror above. Ceiling spotlights, chrome heated towel rail. Large double glazed, frosted window.

Bedroom Two

The spacious double bedroom has a walk-in wardrobe housing rails and shelving. Large double glazed window. A range of power sockets. Ceiling light points. TV and telephone point. Emergency pull-cord.

Wet Room

Fully tiled walls and slip-resistant vinyl flooring. Suite comprising; walk in shower with support rails and curtain, WC, vanity unit with inset wash basin and mirror above. Ceiling spotlights, chrome heated towel rail.

Service Charge

• Onsite Estate Manager and team
• 24-hour emergency call system
• Cleaning of communal windows
• Water rates for communal areas and apartments
• Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
• 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. Find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or Estate Manager.

Ground Rent

Annual fee - £510

Car Parking Permit

Parking is by allocated space subject to availability. 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 House Manager on site for availability.

Lease Length

125 years from 1st June 2012


  • Estates Manager + 24-hour on-site staffing
  • Waitress-service restaurant
  • Domestic assistance (1hr included in service charge - additional hours by arrangement)
  • Full wheelchair accessibility
  • Homeowners' lounge + Function room
  • Laundry room
  • Guest suite
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Mobility scooter store
  • Three lifts

Property Consultant

Georgia Brown, Property Consultant - East Midlands region

Georgia Brown

0345 556 4120