This luxury apartment is located on the third floor of this stunning new development located on the High Street of this very popular Bristol suburb. The elevated position and lovely balcony provides for a very pleasant outlook over the landscaped gardens of Magpie Court. The spacious accommodation is beautifully presented and provides a spacious living room which is bright and welcoming with a French door opening to the balcony. A super well-fitted kitchen comes fitted with a range of integrated appliances. The principle bedroom has a superb range of 'Hammond' bespoke fitted furniture and the second bedroom is very spacious and could be used as a second sitting room/study. There is a sensible wetroom with walk-in shower and a useful cloakroom. The current owners have had quality 'Karndean' flooring fitted to some rooms and brand new carpet in the hall and principle bedroom. There is also a car space allocated to this apartment. All-together as a lovely home with a very pleasant ambiance
Constructed as recently as 2019 Magpie Court is a stunning development by multi award-winning retirement specialist McCarthy Stone. A ‘Retirement Living Plus’ development designed for independent living for those aged over 70 years. Magpie Court offers the peace-of-mind provided by the day-to-day support of our Estate Manager and staff who oversee the smooth running of the development. The development enjoys fantastic communal facilities including a beautiful homeowner’s lounge, bistro with a fantastic, varied and inexpensive menu, laundry, scooter store and landscaped gardens.
Homeowners also benefit from extensive domestic and care packages being available to suit individual needs and budgets, one hour of domiciliary care per week is included in the service charge. All apartments are equipped with a 24-hour emergency call facility and sophisticated intercom system providing both a visual and verbal link to the main development entrance. There is also the excellent guest suite widely used by visiting family and friends for which a small charge of £25 per night (due to covid-19 the first night charge is currently £55 to cover additional cleaning) applies. It is easy to make new friends and to lead a busy and fulfilled life at Magpie Court; there will be a growing list of regular activities to choose from. Often these may include; coffee mornings, film nights, exercise classes, gardening club, games and card evenings, cheese and wine evenings, guest speakers and occasional 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.
Magpie Court boasts an enviable High Street location in this sought-after suburb of Bristol the development is just 0.2 miles from Magpie Bottom Nature Reserve, which has peaceful woodlands, parks and streams. It’s perfect for a leisurely walk. The High Street is 0.5 miles away where you’ll find bakeries, supermarkets, banks and a Post Office., pubs and restaurants. Only 0.6 miles away, you can also find Hanham Library and the local Community Centre, which holds regular events and activities.
A roomy hallway with space for some hall furniture. Having a solid Oak-veneered entrance door with spy-hole, security intercom system that provides both a visual (via the home-owner’s TV) and verbal link to the main development entrance door. Brand new carpet. Emergency pull cord, useful walk-in boiler cupboard with light, shelving and housing the Gledhill boiler supplying hot water, concealed heat exchange system for economic heat recovery. A feature glazed panelled door leads to the living room.
Modern white suite comprising; a back-to-the-wall WC with concealed cistern, vanity wash-hand basin with under sink cupboards worktop over and heated mirror with integrated light. Emergency pull cord, ceiling spot light fitting, extensively tiled walls and non-slip tiled floor.
A beautifully presented and very welcoming room with a French door and matching side panel opening onto a balcony with a pleasant elevated outlook over the development gardens. Quality Karndean flooring in a lime-washed oak finish. A feature glazed panelled door leads to the kitchen.
With electrically operated double-glazed window. Excellent contemporary styled fitted kitchen with soft-white units having contrasting laminate worktops and matching up-stands incorporating an inset sink unit. Integrated appliances comprise; a Bosch halogen hob with stainless steel chimney extractor hood over and modern glass splashback, Bosch waist-level oven, and Bosch concealed fridge and freezer. Concealed under-unit lighting, ceiling spot light fitting and non-slip tiled floor.
A lovely well-proportioned double bedroom. Double glazed window, luxury range of purpose-fitted furniture by Messrs 'Hammonds' to include two double wardrobes, chest of drawers, dressing table and bedside cabinets and in addition a mirror fronted double wardrobe. Brand new carpet.
With a double-glazed window. Could be used as a further sitting room/study having 'Karndean' flooring in a lime-washed oak finish.
Modern white suite comprising; a back-to-the-wall WC with concealed cistern, vanity wash-basin with fitted unit below and heated mirror having integrated light over, walk-in level access shower. Heated ladder radiator, emergency pull cord, ceiling spot light fitting, extensively tiled walls, non-slip tiled flooring.
This property comes with its own allocated parking space, and this will be included within the sales price.
There are lovely communal landscaped gardens around the development. In addition to the excellent and efficient panel heating there is an economic Vent Axia airflow circulation system which maintains a constant flow of clean air to the living room, and both bedrooms. Air is constantly extracted from the shower room, the cloakroom/WC and kitchen and each room has a booster button, which stays activated for twenty minutes.
The service charge includes
• One hour domestic assistance each week
• Cleaning of communal windows and exterior of apartment 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
• Estates Manager
The service charge does not cover external costs for the apartments such as Council Tax, Electricity and TV.
Service charge: £10,678.28 pa (for financial year ending 10/22)
Leasehold 999 Years from 2017
Ground Rent £510 pa.