Kenton Lodge is a stunning development consisting of 53 one and two-bedroom retirement apartments exclusively for people aged 70 and over. This retirement living plus development (formally known as assisted living) will allow you to continue living independently by providing all the assistance, if required, in the comfort of your own home, including domestic assistance and a flexible bespoke care package, if and when you need it. There is an Estates Manager and staff on-site 24-hours a day and a 24-hour emergency call system provided via a personal pendant alarm and with call points in the bathroom.
The development includes a spacious resident's lounge, function room, conservatory, mobility scooter charging room, landscaped gardens and a superb table service restaurant- open 365 days a year, offering a variety of subsidised, delicious meals with the opportunity to have sandwiches delivered in the evening. There is also a guest suite for visitors who wish to stay (additional charges apply). Underfloor heating runs throughout all the apartments.
Kenton Lodge is situated in Gosforth which is bursting with history, you’ll find a delightful mix of green open spaces such as such as Dukes Moor and Central Park with its attractive avenues of lime trees, ornamental flower and rose beds, plus busier areas where you can shop or enjoy the arts. It has a thriving shopping area which provides locals will all the amenities they need. As well as hosting a range of independent and well known shops such as Sainsburys, Boots and WH Smith, a number of banks, hairdressers and cafes are also located there. Lovers of golf will appreciate the number of golf courses including the City of Newcastle Golf Club, High Gosforth Golf Course and Gosforth Golf Course.
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 is a door to a walk-in storage cupboard/airing cupboard. Further doors lead to the lounge, bedrooms, bathroom and separate cloakroom.
This delightful living area benefits from double opening doors opening out to a walk out, south facing balcony overlooking the development and communal gardens. There is ample space for dining and a feature electric fire with wood surround creates an attractive focal point to the room. There are TV and telephone points and a Sky/Sky+ connection point, two ceiling lights, fitted carpets and raised electric power sockets. A door leads to a large storage cupboard which has space and plumbing for a washing machine. A partially double glazed door leads into the separate kitchen.
A fully fitted kitchen with a range of modern, white gloss wall and base units with a complimenting solid wood top work surface and under pelmet lighting. Inset stainless steel sink and drainer with mono lever tap and electric window above with views across the development. Integrated appliances include a waist-level electric oven, ceramic hob with cooker hood over and integral fridge freezer.
A wonderfully bright double bedroom with a full length window overlooking the gardens and walk in wardrobe housing hanging rails and shelves. In the bedroom are ceiling lights, a TV and phone point, raised power sockets and an emergency pull cord.
Another generous sized room with ample space for bedroom furniture and a full length window overlooking the gardens. Two ceiling lights, telephone and TV sockets and raised power points.
Designed as a wetroom this spacious and well-thought out bathroom consists of a bath with mixer taps and handrail, WC, wash hand basin with glass shelf and mirror over and level access shower with shower curtain and hand rail. With anti-slip flooring and full tiled walls, heated towel rail, shaver point and emergency pull cord.
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.
•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
•Repairs and maintenance to the interior and exterior communal areas
•Contingency fund including internal and external redecoration of communal areas
•One hour of domestic support per week is included in the service charge
•Care staff on-site 24-hours a day
•Running of the on-site restaurant
•Intruder alarm system
The Service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV. To find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or Estates Manager.
Service charge: £10,619.18 p.a (for financial year ending 30/09/22)
Lease Length: 999 years from 2016
Ground rent: £510 per annum
Managed by: McCarthy and Stone Management Services
The seller is offering the option to rent the property to anyone wishing to 'try before they buy'. Should the tenant then wish to purchase the seller will refund 3 months of rent to the tenant.