Browning Court

Browning Court, Fenham Chase, Newcastle Upon Tyne

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Description

Browning Court was built by McCarthy & Stone purpose built for retirement living. The development consists of 36 one and two-bedroom retirement apartments for the over 60s. There is a House Manager on site and a 24-hour emergency call system provided via a personal pendant alarm and with call points in the bathroom.
The apartment features a fully fitted kitchen, lounge, bedrooms and separate shower room. The development includes a Homeowners' lounge and landscaped gardens. There is a guest suite for visitors who wish to stay (additional charges apply). A car parking – permit scheme applies, check with the House Manager for availability.
Browning Court is situated in the residential area of Fenham on the North West side of Newcastle and within two miles of the A1 Western Bypass. The site, accessed from Fenham Chase, is pleasantly set back from Fenham Hall Drive which provides ready access in to the centre of Newcastle. A regular bus service operates in to the City, with a bus stop immediately outside the development’s shoppers’ entrance on Fenham Hall Drive. Within 400 yards of the site is a range of shops and services
including general purpose store, newsagents, doctors surgery, library and swimming pool. A wider range of shops can be found on Two Ball Lonnen, whilst Newcastle City Centre, is within 4 miles. On the banks of the River Tyne, the vibrant City of Newcastle is a delightful mix of the historic and modern renowned for its excellent shopping facilities, attractive architecture and wide range of festivals and art events throughout the year. The quayside area has seen major redevelopment over the last few years with the Sage and Baltic centres making a major contribution to the cultural expansion of the area.

Local Area

Browning Court is situated in the residential area of Fenham on the North West side of Newcastle and within two miles of the A1 Western Bypass. The site, accessed from Fenham Chase, is pleasantly set back from Fenham Hall Drive which provides ready access in to the centre of Newcastle. A regular bus service operates in to the City, with a bus stop immediately outside the development’s shoppers’ entrance on Fenham Hall Drive. Within 400 yards of the site is a range of shops and services
including general purpose store, newsagents, doctors surgery, library and swimming pool. A wider range of shops can be found on Two Ball Lonnen, whilst Newcastle City Centre, is within 4 miles. On the banks of the River Tyne, the vibrant City of Newcastle is a delightful mix of the historic and modern renowned for its excellent shopping facilities, attractive architecture and wide range of festivals and art events throughout the year. The quayside area has seen major redevelopment over the last few years with the Sage and Baltic centres making a major contribution to the cultural expansion of the area.

Entrance Hall

Front door with spy hole leads to the large entrance hall - the 24-hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord system is situated in the hall. From the hallway there is a door to a storage cupboard/airing cupboard with useful shelving. Illuminated light switches, smoke detector, apartment security door entry system with intercom and emergency pull cord located in the hall. Doors lead to the lounge, bedroom and shower room.

Lounge

The good sized lounge has a Juliet balcony offering a pleasant outlook over the gardens. Electric fire in fire surround provides a nice focal point. TV and telephone points, ceiling light. Fitted carpets, raised electric power sockets. Glazed doors lead onto a separate kitchen.

Kitchen

Beautifully refurbished, modern Cavendish kitchen with granite work surfaces and fully tiled walls, integrated Siemens appliances including fridge, freezer, combination oven and microwave, ceramic hob, Franke Villeroy and Boch under mount ceramic sink with Siroflex head lever tap. Windows overlooking gardens and vinyl wood effect flooring

Bedroom

Double bedroom with window overlooking well maintained gardens. Built in mirror fronted wardrobes. TV and telephone points, ceiling light, fitted carpets, radiator and raised electric power sockets.

Shower Room

Fully tiled, with suite comprising of walk-in shower, low level WC, vanity unit with sink and mirror above. Heated towel rail. Shaver point, heater.

Service Charges

• Onsite House Manager
• 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. Find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.

Car Parking Permit Scheme-Subject to availability

Parking is by allocated space subject to availability. 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.

Leasehold Information

Lease Length: 125 years from 2008
Ground rent: £425 per annum
Managed by: McCarthy and Stone Resales
It is a condition of purchase that all residents must meet the age requirements of 60 years.

Features

  • House Manager onsite
  • Beautifully refurbished kitchen
  • Residents communal lounge and Guest suite
  • 24 hour Careline
  • Camera door entry system
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Lift to all floors
  • Juliet balcony with garden views
  • Within 150 yards of a bus stop
  • Contact McCarthy and Stone Resales for more information 0345 556 4104

Property Consultant

Kristy Bishop, Property Consultant - North England and Scotland

Kristy Bishop

01202 362495

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