McKinlay Court,

Tresham Close, St. Marys Road, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN15 7BX

property description


McKinlay Court

Kettering is home to McKinlay Court, a McCarthy & Stone Retirement Living development designed specifically for the over 60's. The development has a dedicated House Manager on site during working hours to take care of things and make you feel at home. 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 laundry room, 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. If your guests have travelled from afar, they can extend their stay by booking into the development Guest Suite (usually for a fee of £25 per night - subject to availability). It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 60 years or of age or over.

Apartment Overview

This beautifully presented ground floor apartment benefitting from recently refitted carpets. The spacious living room has a fire place and ample room for dining. The bedroom boasts a walk-in wardrobe. Curtains, blinds and light fittings are included.

Entrance Hall

Front door with spy hole leads to the entrance hall. The 24-hour Tunstall emergency response system is situated in the hall. Door to a large, walk-in storage cupboard/airing cupboard. Smoke detector. Security door entry system. Doors lead to the shower room, living room and bedroom.

Living Room

Spacious living room with French doors leading to a patio area. Electric fire with surround provides a great focal point. Space for a dining table and chairs. TV and telephone points. Two ceiling lights. Feature fire place. Part glazed door leads into a separate kitchen.


Fully fitted kitchen with a range of wall and base units, drawers with roll top work surface over and wall tiling. Stainless steel sink with mixer tap sits below the double glazed window. Built-in oven. with space above for a microwave. Four ringed ceramic hob and fitted extractor hood above. Integrated fridge and freezer. Ceiling spotlights. Floor tiling.


The bright and airy bedroom has a double glazed window. Walk-in wardrobe with shelving and hanging rails provides plenty of storage space. Central ceiling light fitting. Wall mounted panel heater. Ceiling light, TV and telephone point

Shower Room

Fully tiled and fitted with a shower cubicle, WC, wash hand basin and fitted mirror above. Wall mounted heated towel rail. Emergency pull-cord.

Service Charge

• 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, but does include the cost of your House Manager, your water rates, our 24 hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas, exterior property maintenance and gardening. To find out more about the service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.

Ground Rent

Annual charge - £425

Ground Rent

125 years from 2014

Car Parking Scheme

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



Property Consultant

Janet Robinson, Property Consultant - East Midlands region

Janet Robinson

0345 556 4120