Booth Court,

Booth Court,Handford Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 2GD

property description


Booth Court

The development overlooks the Alderman Canal and Alderman Road Recreation Ground and Nature Reserve, providing a variety of walks on the doorstep. Booth Court is one of McCarthy & Stones Retirement Living PLUS range and is facilitated to provide it's homeowners' with extra care. An Estates Manager is on hand to manage the day to day running of the development and attend to any queries you may have. For your reassurance the development has 24-Hour on-site staffing, secure camera entry systems and 24-Hour emergency call system provided by a personal pendant with static call points in bathrooms and main bedroom. For added convenience there is an onsite table service restaurant offering reasonably priced and freshly cooked meals everyday. The service charge includes one hours domestic assistance per week, and additional hours can be arranged. There are a range of personal care packages to suit your requirements - these are provided by the onsite CQC registered care agency.

The Apartment

A very well maintained first floor, two bedroom apartment. Overlooking mature communal gardens and the canal, it is south-facing and so benefits from the sun for much of the day. New carpets to fitted throughout the apartment.

Entrance Hall

Front door with spy hole leads to the large entrance hall with doors leading to the living room, bathroom, bedrooms and storage/airing cupboard with insulated hot water cylinder. The 24 hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord system, apartment security door entry system with intercom and smoke detector are situated in the hallway. Newly fitted carpets.

Living room

Bright and spacious living room benefiting from double glazed patio doors opening to Juliette balcony overlooking the gardens and canal’. TV and telephone points. Two ceiling light points. Newly fitted carpets.


Fitted kitchen with a range of wall and base units with roll top work surface and tiling over. Stainless steel sink with mixer tap sits below the double glazed, auto-opening window. Electric hob with extractor hood above. Integrated fridge and freezer. Built in electric oven with space above for a microwave. Ceiling spotlights and ceramic floor tiling.

Master Bedroom

Double bedroom with built in mirror fronted wardrobe providing plenty of built in shelving and hanging rails. Double glazed window. TV and telephone point. Emergency pull-cord. Fitted carpets and ceiling light

Bedroom Two

Spacious second bedroom which could be used as an office/study Telephone connection point, central ceiling light. Newly fitted carpets.


Fully tiled and fitted suite comprising of a bath and a separate walk in level access shower with support rails and curtain. Vanity unit with inset wash hand basin with mirror over. WC. Heated towel rail. Extractor fan. Emergency pull-cord. Ceiling spotlights, slip resistant flooring

Service charge

This includes;
• Cleaning of communal windows
• Water rates for communal areas and apartments
• Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
• Underfloor heating to the apartment
• Provision and maintenance of 24 hour emergency call system
• Repairs and maintenance to the exterior and internal communal areas.
• 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 Council Tax, TV or electricity for the apartment’s hot water and cooking, but does include the cost of its heating, the House Manager and in house staff, in addition to the costs listed above. To find out more about the service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.

Ground rent

Annual fee - £510

Leasehold information

125 years from 1st Jan 2013

Car Park

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.


  • Two years service charge included in the price
  • Estate Manager
  • Communal lounge
  • Bistro restaurant
  • 24 hour emergency call system
  • Guest suite for family & friends
  • Landscape gardens
  • Additional care packages
  • Mobility scooter storage
  • Laundry room

Property Consultant

Georgia Brown, Property Consultant - East Midlands region

Georgia Brown

0345 556 4120