Isabel Court

Isabel Court, Cowick Street, Exeter

property description


Completed in early 2012 Isabel Court is a wonderful development of private apartments built by award-winning developers McCarthy & Stone. Specifically designed for ‘Retirement Lifestyle’ for those over 55 years of age the development enjoys a host of facilities for the benefit of home owners including; a super communal lounge, a lift service all floors, mobility scooter store, laundry room and a landscaped garden backing onto the adjacent St. Thomas Park. Further peace-of-mind is found in the service provided by our excellent House Manager who oversees the smooth running of the development. There is also a 24-hour emergency call system in the apartments and communal areas. A guest suite is available to receive family and friends for which a small charge of £25 per night is made.

It’s so easy to make new friends and to exercise both body and mind at Isabel Court; there are always plenty of regular activities to choose from including; coffee mornings, games and quiz nights, seasonal and themed events and occasional organised trips. 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.

This lovely apartment is located on the ground floor within the annex and adjacent to the main building and is elevated well above pavement level, but with level access to the annex entrance and excellent facilities within the main building. Both the annex and main building have a lift service to all floors. There is a spacious living room with French door to balcony enjoying an outlook over Cowick Street, with its ever-changing daily activity to the church grounds opposite. The kitchen comprises a range of modern units and integrated appliances which include an oven, hob, fridge and freezer. There is a double bedroom and a modern refitted bathroom with a luxury 'step-in' Spa' bath.

Isabel Court is located on an active suburban Street with a plethora of shops (a Tesco Express is adjacent to the development), restaurants and bars, hairdressers, health centre and so many other useful amenities. Bus routes are located outside the development whilst Exeter St Thomas rail station is at the Eastern end of Cowick Street less than a quarter of a mile away.


Having a solid Oak veneered entrance door with spy-hole, security intercom system that provides both a visual (via the home-owners TV) and verbal link to the main development entrance door. Emergency pull cord, large walk-in boiler cupboard with light, shelving and housing the Gledhill boiler supplying domestic hot water and concealed ‘Vent Axia’ heat exchange system. A feature glazed panelled door leads to the Living room.


A light and bright dual aspect room with two double-glazed windows to the side elevation and a double-glazed French door and matching side panel opening onto a good-sized balcony. Focal point fireplace with an inset electric fire, two Dimplex electric panel heater. A feature glazed panelled door leads to the kitchen.


A good sized Balcony, elevated above Street level with an outlook over the daily life on Cowick Street with the mature grounds of the Church opposite.


With a double-glazed window. Modern range of ‘maple effect’ fitted wall and base units with contrasting laminate worktops and incorporating a stainless steel inset sink unit. Integrated appliances comprise; a four-ringed hob with stainless steel chimney extractor hood over, single oven and concealed fridge and freezer. Extensively tiled walls and tiled floor. Ceiling spot light fitting.


Double-glazed window with an outlook towards the mature Church grounds, fitted wardrobe with hanging rail, shelving and mirror-fronted sliding doors, electric panel heater.


A refitted modern white suite comprising; low-level WC, vanity wash-hand basin with under-sink cupboard and mirror with strip light and shaver point over, and luxury step-in Spa bath with seat, numerous Spa jets and over bath shower attachment. Fully tiled walls and floor, electric wall heater, electric heated towel rail, emergency pull cord.


There are lovely landscaped communal gardens backing onto a pleasant park. Car parking is available with a yearly permit at a charge of around £250 per annum for which there may be a waiting list.


• Cleaning of communal windows & external 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, the 24-hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas, exterior property maintenance and gardening. Find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.


Lease 125 Years from 2011
Ground Rent £425. p.a


  • House Manager
  • Camera Door Entry System
  • Guest Suite
  • 24 Hour Careline System
  • Homeowners communal Lounge
  • Laundry room
  • Landscaped gardens
  • To arrange an appointment to view please telephone 0645 5564104

Property Consultant

Paula Squire, Senior Property Consultant - Southern England

Paula Squire

01202 508081