Francis court

Francis Court, Barbourne Road, Worcester, WR1 1RP

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Description

Apartment

Highly desirable and spacious one bedroom second floor apartment. The property benefits from a good size bright and airy living room with full height, double glazed windows. Under-floor heating throughout. A well equipped fully fitted kitchen with integrated appliances. Double bedroom with walk in wardrobe. A large walk-in storage cupboard that could be used as a study

Francis Court

Francis Court is located in the heart of England, in the beautiful city of Worcester, a short distance from the River Seven and within easy access of the M5. Combining quintessential English charm and modern convenience, Francis Court, brings together the best of both worlds. Conveniently; you’ll find a bus stop directly outside of the development that will take you into the heart of the city, or should you choose to stay closer to home, you’ll find all your local amenities right on your doorstep. Nestled in St George’s Square Conservation area and surrounded by stunning Georgian properties, Francis Court provides an idyllic location to enjoy retirement. Worcester provides plenty to do with its Cathedral, historic houses, cruises along the River Severn, countryside walks and beautiful gardens. Whatever your hobby, there’s something for everyone. Francis Court has been been designed and constructed for modern living. The apartments boast underfloor heating throughout, Sky/Sky+ connection points in living rooms, walk in wardrobes in main bedroom. The dedicated House Manager is on site during working hours to take care of the running of the development. 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.

Entrance Hallway

Solid wood front door with spy hole and letter box leading in to a welcoming hallway. Wall mounted emergency speech module. Door to very large walk in storage cupboard which could be used a study. All other doors to bedroom, living room and shower room. Ceiling light fitting. Power sockets.

Living room

Large floor to ceiling double glazed window creating a bright and airy living space. Two ceiling light fittings. TV point, telephone point. Power sockets. Door to separate kitchen. Wall mounted thermostat control for the underfloor heating. Door off to useful storage cupboard.

Kitchen

This modern fitted kitchen, neutrally decorated, incorporates a built in Hotpoint oven with four ringed ceramic hob above. Chrome extractor hood with spot lights. Stainless steel sink unit. A range of wall and base units. Tiled floor.

Bedroom

A good sized bedroom with floor to ceiling double glazed window. TV and telephone points. Power sockets. Two ceiling light fittings. Walk-in wardrobe provides ample storage space and hanging rails.

Shower room

Luxury shower room fully tiled with a double width sized shower cubicle with fitted glass sliding screen. Wall hung wash hand basin with mixer tap. Wall mounted towel rail. WC. Emergency pull cord.

Car Parking Permit

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.

Service Charge Summary

•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
The Service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV, but does include the cost of your House Manager, your water rates, our 24-hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas, exterior property maintenance and gardening. To find out more about the service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.

Lease information and ground rent

125 years from 1st June 2015
£425 per annum

Features

  • Homeowners' lounge with television
  • Guest suite & Laundry room
  • House Manager
  • Lift
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Mobility scooter charging point
  • Security entry system
  • 24-Hour emergency call system in communal areas
  • Fire detection equipment
  • Winner of Housing for Older People Award 201

Property Consultant

Brett Hughes, Property Consultant - Midlands

Brett Hughes

01202 362491

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