Poets Place

Poets Place, Alderton Hill, Loughton, Essex, IG10 3FS

property description


Poets Place

Poets Place was built by McCarthy and Stone and designed specifically for independent retirement living for the over 60's. The development consists of ** one and two bedroom apartments with design features to make day-today living easier. The apartments boast underfloor heating throughout, Sky/Sky+ connection points in living rooms, and secure camera entry system with use with a standard TV. The dedicated House Manager is on site Monday to Friday - 8:45am - 2:45pm Monday – Friday excluding annual leave, sick leave, bank holidays and training days. 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 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. It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 60 years or over.

Local Area

Poets Place is located on one of Loughton's highly desirable and prominent roads. You will find an abundance of restaurants, cafes, bars and local convenience stores within easy reach. Sainsburys, Morrisons and M&S simply food are a short distance away on High Road. For days out there's Epping Forest with its picturesque lake. There are plenty of local bus routes in addition to Central Line Station with direct links into The City and West End.

Entrance Hall

Front door with spy hole leads to the entrance hallway. The 24-hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord is located in the hall. Light switches, smoke detector and security door entry system. Door leading to a utility area with washer/drier storage. All doors leading to the Living room, Bedroom and shower room.

Living Room

A bright, spacious and well presented living room benefitting from a double glazed window and velux window allowing the natural light to flood in. There's ample space for dining ,TV and telephone points. Two ceiling lights. Raised electric power sockets. wide opening leading to the open plan kitchen.


A spacious open plan kitchen fitted with a range of modern wall and base units and pan drawers with a roll top work surfaces and upstand. The large breakfast bar providing extra work surface completes the well planned kitchen. Built-in electric oven and microwave, ceramic hob with stainless steel chimney style extractor hood over. Stainless steel sink with mixer tap. Fitted integrated fridge and freezer and dish washer. Under unit lighting, ceiling spot lights. Ceramic floor tiling.


A bright and airy bedroom benefitting from a double glazed window. A large walk in wardrobe provides plenty of hanging space, drawers and shelving. Provisions for a wall mounted TV. Telephone and TV points and raised sockets.

Shower Room

Fully fitted suite comprising of a large walk -in shower with a support rail, hand basin with illuminated mirror over and WC. Half height ceramic wall tiling, chrome heated towel rail. Ceiling spot lights and floor tiling.

Service Charge

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

Service charge: £2,126.82 p.a (for financial year end 30/06/22).

Lease Information

999 years from the 1st June 2017

Ground Rent

Annual fee - £425


  • Homeowners' lounge
  • Guest suite
  • Secure camera entry system
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Mobility scooter charging
  • 24-Hour emergency call system
  • Intruder alarm
  • Fire detection equipment

Property Consultant

Georgia Brown, Property Consultant - East Midlands region

Georgia Brown

0345 556 4120