Robert Adam Court was built by McCarthy & Stone has been designed and constructed for modern retirement living. The development consists of 55 one and two-bedroom retirement apartments for the over 60s. The apartments boast Sky+ connection points in living room and security door entry systems. 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 Homeowners' 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 years or over.
Robert Adam Court is situated in Alnwick set in some of the North East’s most scenic landscape and nestled between Newcastle-upon-Tyne to the South and Berwick upon-Tweed to the North. The town’s greatest landmark is the majestic Alnwick Castle which stands proud above the river Aln. This is the home to the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland and, after Windsor, is the second largest inhabited castle in Britain. This foreboding medieval castle with stunning staterooms is one the of the area’s most popular visitor attractions and was also the famous Hogwarts Castle in the Harry Potter films. Adjacent to the Castle lies the exciting Alnwick Gardens which includes the infamous poison garden, several impressive water features and many fascinating plants. There are also many projects available here, with the Education Room offering a variety of workshops and activities for all ages. Alnwick town centre which is less than 200 yards from the Robert Adam Court, boasts a wide array of shops from high street brands to small local boutiques.
Your front door with spy hole leads to the large entrance hall where there are illuminated light switches, a smoke detector. The apartment's security door entry system and the 24-hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord system are all situated in the hall. There are doors to 3 storage cupboard/utility/airing cupboards, and further doors lead to the lounge, bedrooms and bathroom.
This dual aspect living room is bright and airy with ample space for a dining table and chairs and benefits from a door opening onto a private, covered patio. There is an electric fire with stone effect surround which provides an attractive focal point to the room. There are ample raised electric sockets, TV and telephone points, two ceiling lights and an electric storage heater. A partially glazed door leads into the separate kitchen.
A well-equipped, modern kitchen offering a range of wall and base units with under pelmet lighting, a granite effect roll top worktop with an inset stainless steel sink and drainer with mono lever tap beneath a window overlooking the garden. A raised electric oven, ceramic hob with cooker hood over and integral fridge freezer. Tiled splash backs and ceramic flooring.
A spacious double bedroom overlooking the communal gardens. Built-in furniture to include a double mirror fronted fitted wardrobe, further triple wardrobe and dressing table. Central ceiling light, TV and phone point, raised power sockets and a wall mounted electric heater.
A good size double room, which could be used as a dining room or study, with a private outlook onto the side of the property. Fitted wardrobe, central ceiling light, raised power sockets and wall mounted electric heater.
Fully tiled and fitted with suite comprising of a bath with hand-rail, separate shower cubicle, WC, vanity unit with sink and mirror above. electric heated towel rail and emergency pull cord.
•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.
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.
Ground rent: £425 per annum
Lease Length: 125 years from 2010
Managed by: McCarthy and Stone Management Services