Portman Court is an Assisted Living 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 homeowners 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. There is also a mobility scooter storage and charging area which is conveniently on the same floor as this apartment.
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.
Front door with spy hole leads to the entrance hall. Tunstall 24 hour emergency response pull cord system. Illuminated light switches and smoke detector. From the hallway there is a door to a walk in storage and airing cupboard. Doors lead to the bedrooms, living room and bathroom.
Living/dining room of generous proportions. Two ceiling light points, power points. TV & telephone points. Partially glazed double doors lead onto a separate kitchen. Door to patio. Emergency pull cord.
Fully fitted modern style kitchen with modern cupboard doors and co-ordinated work surfaces. Contemporary ceiling lights. Stainless steel sink with chrome mixer tap and electrically operated kitchen window. There is an integrated fridge and integrated freezer, and a fitted electric oven. There is also a fitted electric ceramic hob with extractor over. Emergency pull cord.
A double bedroom with fitted double wardrobes. TV and phone point, ceiling lights. Window overlooking rear gardens. Emergency pull cord.
Tiled and fitted with a low level panel enclosed bath and separate walk-in shower. Toilet, vanity unit with sink and mirror above. There are grab rails and non-slip flooring. Heated towel rail. 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
• 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 is included in the service charge.
Service charge: £8,453.98 p.a (for financial year end 31/08/2022). 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 your water rates, 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 Estates Manager.
125 Years from 2008
Ground Rent £435. reviewed 04/2023
Car parking is strictly on a first come first served basis.