Portman Court is a Retirement Living Plus development built by McCarthy & Stone, designed specifically for the over 60s, for those who wish to enjoy independent living but may need some domestic support. There is an Estate Manager who leads the team and oversees the development. Each apartment has a fully fitted kitchen, electric economy 7-heating, fitted and tiled bathroom with shower and a 24 hour emergency call system.
Communal facilities include a homeowner's lounge where social events and activities take place, a function room and landscaped gardens. There is a fully equipped laundry room and restaurant which is table service and serves freshly prepared meals daily. If your guests wish to stay, there is guest suite accommodation which can be booked (fees apply). There is a 24 hour emergency call system provided by pull cords in your apartment as well as onsite management 24 hours a day.
One hour of domestic support per week is included in the service charge at Portman Court with additional domestic support available at an extra charge.
Portman Court is conveniently located close to the main High Street with a selection of shops, including Waitrose, Tesco, a library, Post Office and banks. There is also a rail station with trains to London Bridge.
The apartment is a short, level walk from the building's main entrance. The front door with a spy hole leads to the entrance hall. With a 24 hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord, Illuminated light switches and smoke detector. Doors lead to the bedroom, living room and bathroom and a walk-in storage and airing cupboard.
A larger than average living/dining room which benefits from views over landscaped gardens. Feature fireplace with coal effect electric fire. Two ceiling light, power points. TV & telephone points, Wi-fi, and partially glazed double doors leading to the kitchen.
Fully fitted kitchen with newly replaced unit doors and handles, pan drawers and pull out spice rack. Under unit lighting and ceiling lights. Stainless steel sink with new mixer tap, electrically operated window. Integrated fridge, separate freezer and a brand new Bosch oven. Plumbed Blomburg washing machine, electric ceramic hob with extractor over. Emergency pull cord.
A double or twin room of good proportions with the original fitted wardrobe and a further, large wardrobe with shelves. Window overlooking landscaped gardens. Power points, TV and phone point, Wi-fi, ceiling lights. Emergency pull cord.
Brand new wet room non slip flooring installed. Tiled walls. Fitted walk-in bath with wall mounted shower attachment and a further, level access shower.
Toilet, vanity unit with sink, new taps and handles and mirror above. Heated towel rail, grab rails and emergency pull cord.
• Cleaning of communal windows
• Water rates for communal areas and apartments
• Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
• 24 hour emergency call system & Manager on site
• 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
One hour of domestic support per week.
The Service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV, but does include the cost of your Estates Management team.To find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or Estates Manager.
125 Years from 2008
Ground Rent £435.
Parking is on a first come first served basis.