A super one bed apartment located on the upper ground floor of the popular Stover Court development and looking inward with a sunny south facing outlook over the development car parking to the lovely landscaped gardens and retained tower of the original hospital building. This is a prime position; with the benefit of an elevated outlook yet within easy access to the lift service to all floors and on the same level as the beautifully presented communal lounge. The accommodation offered in good decorative order, includes a spacious living room with French doors opening onto a Juliette balcony providing for a flow of fresh air and a pleasant aspect, there is a very well fitted kitchen, with integrated appliances, double bedroom and a modern wet room with a practical level access shower.
Constructed in 2013 by award-winning retirement home specialists McCarthy and Stone, Stover Court is a ‘Retirement Living’ development providing a lifestyle living opportunity for the over 55’s and designed for independent living with the peace-of-mind provided by the day-to-day support of our excellent House Manager. The development, partly converted from the old Hospital, is ideally located within a very short walk of a Sainsbury’s store, excellent Doctors Surgery, Pharmacy and the amenities of the Town centre. The development enjoys excellent communal facilities including a homeowner’s lounge, laundry, scooter store, landscaped gardens with an attractive courtyard. 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. There is also the excellent guest suite widely used by visiting family and friends for which a small charge of £25 per night applies. The property benefits from economical underfloor heating hence freeing up valuable wall space and a sophisticated Vent Axia system. Private car parking is available with a yearly permit at an annual charge of around £250 per annum for which there may be a waiting list.
It’s so easy to make new friends and to lead a busy and fulfilled life at Stover Court; there are always plenty of activities to choose from bringing neighbours and friends together on a regular basis. Whilst there is something for everyone there is certainly no obligation to participate and home owners can remain as private as they might wish.
With a solid Oak-veneered entrance door with spy-hole, security intercom system that provides both a visual (via the home-owners TV) and verbal link to the main development entrance door. Ample space for hall-style furniture, emergency pull cord, walk-in store/airing cupboard with light, ample shelving, Gledhill boiler supplying domestic hot water and concealed ‘Vent Axia’ unit.
A bright and welcoming room with an attractive triple-glazed French doors opening onto a Juliette balcony allowing for ample fresh air when required and providing a pleasant outlook to the interesting landscaped gardens of Stover Court. There is a focal point fireplace with inset electric fire and a feature glazed door leads to the kitchen.
With a triple-glazed window. Excellent range of ‘Maple effect’ units with concealed under-unit lighting and contrasting laminate worktops incorporating a stainless steel inset sink unit. Integrated appliances comprise; a four-ringed hob with stainless-steel chimney extractor hood over, newly installed Neff waist-level oven with latest 'tilt and slideaway' door and concealed fridge and freezer. Ceiling spot light fitting. Extensively tiled walls and non-slip flooring (laid over original tiles).
A double bedroom having a triple-glazed window, ceiling light fitting and a super walk-in wardrobe with light ample shelving and hanging space.
A modern wet room facility with a white suite comprising; close-coupled WC, vanity wash-hand basin with cupboard unit below and worktop, mirror, strip light and shaver point over, large walk-in level access shower with glazed screen. Heated towel rail, emergency pull cord. Fully tiled walls and tiled floor.
125 yrs from 2014
GROUND RENT: £425 p.a.
The Service Charge covers the expense of:
• 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
To find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.