Wingfield Court

Wingfield Court, Lenthay Road, Sherborne

property description



Located on the second floor of the popular Wingfield Court this lovely apartment occupies a great position looking out over the entrance of the development and across the rooftops of Sherborne to the Abbey and Castle beyond. This is a very well maintained and presented apartment with comfortable accommodation comprising;. a spacious living room with a pleasant outlook, a super kitchen complete with a host of integrated appliances, the excellent double bedroom has built in wardrobes and the shower room has 'easy access' shower cubicle. All-in-all a fantastic apartment.

Constructed in 2011 by multi award-winning McCarthy and Stone, Wingfield Court is development of private apartments in a prime location opposite the playing fields of Sherborne Boys School with an outlook to the picturesque wooded hillside beyond. Despite its quiet backwater setting Wingfield Court is within around 20 minutes level walk of the majority of the excellent local amenities, including; the Abbey, Sherborne Castle, Waitrose, Sainsburys and the rail station. Wingfield Court is a ‘retirement living’ development providing a lifestyle living opportunity for the over 60’s and designed specifically for independent living with the peace-of-mind provided by the support of our excellent House Manager. Additionally, 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. The property enjoys excellent communal facilities including a home owners lounge, laundry, scooter store and attractive landscaped gardens arranged in a courtyard fashion surrounding the development. There is also the excellent guest suite widely used by visiting family and friends for which a small charge of £25 per night applies.

It’s so easy to make new friends and to lead a busy and fulfilled life at Wingfield Court; there is a very active social scene with varying events and activities including; coffee mornings, film nights, guest speakers, various clubs and groups, through to organised day trips. Whilst there is something for everyone there is certainly no obligation to participate and home owners can be as actively involved or remain as private as they wish.


With a solid entrance door with security spy hole, 24-hour emergency response pull cord, walk-in storage cupboard cupboard with light, shelving, water cylinder proving domestic hot water and concealed 'Vent Axia' system. Further shallow store cupboard with meters. Security door entry system with intercom providing both verbal and visual links to the main development entrance door. A feature glazed panelled door leads to the Living Room.


Double-glazed picture window providing a super outlook over the Town towards the Abbey and hillside in the distance. Focal point fireplace with inset 'pebble' effect electric fire, 'dimplex' panel heater and feature door to Kitchen.


Double-glazed window with a pleasant outlook. Excellent range of 'Maple effect' fitted wall and base units with under unit lighting and contrasting laminate worktops incorporating a stainless steel sink unit. Integrated appliance comprise; a waist-level oven, 4-ringed ceramic hob with Chimney extractor hood over and concealed fridge and freezer. Extensively tiled walls and tiled floor.


Double-glazed window enjoying a open view over Sherborne, built-in wardrobe with hanging rail, shelving and mirror fronted sliding doors, electric panel heater.


Modern white sanitary ware comprising; W.C. vanity wash-hand basin with under-sink storage and mirror strip light and shaver point over, double 'easy access shower with glazed screen, heated towel rail, separate electric wall heater, emergency pull cord. Fully tiled walls and floor.


Ground Rent £425
Leasehold 125 Years from 2011


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, the 24-hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas, exterior property maintenance and gardening. To find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.


We understand that several changes/improvements have been effected by the vendors, including the provision of a new, replacement 'dimplex' heater in the living room, a new electric towel rail in the shower room, new replacement 'dimplex' heater in the bedroom and an off-peak time clock provided to the domestic hot water system. All these works certified by 'dimplex' engineers. We also understand the apartment has been newly decorated throughout and that all carpets and made-to-measure curtains to both the living room and bedroom are included in the sale.


  • Excellent Ground floor apartment
  • Perfectly placed for superb development amenities' feel
  • Open outlook to rear
  • Fitted kitchen with integrated appliances
  • Modern bathroom
  • House manager for 'peace-of-mind'.
  • 24 hour 'careline' support
  • Comprehensive communal facilities
  • Quiet backwater location
  • Convenient to Town centre

Property Consultant

Paula Squire, Senior Property Consultant - Southern England

Paula Squire

0345 556 4120