Michael 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 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.
Michael Court is situated on a leafy residential location on Oakfield, Sale and is named after Mona Michael who was a U.S. professor and humanitarian who conceived the idea of using poppies as a symbol of remembrance for those who served in World War. Michael Court has been carefully designed to provide the very best in comfort and convenience. The development is located around 100 meters from Washway Road and the main shopping area and medical centres that lie beyond, together with being close to public transport and the region’s motorway networks, providing access into Manchester City centre and the surrounding Cheshire countryside. Sale is linked to the main waterway networks in the North West by the famous Bridgewater Canal on its route to Manchester from the mines at Worsley. The canal is one of the main attractions to Sale as it runs through the very heart of the town creating a waterside plaza with an Arts Centre and various restaurants offering a pleasant, relaxed environment. The canal is also home to Sale Cruising Club whilst Sale Waterpark provides a Nature Reserve, water-sports, fishing and large areas of paths and woods for walking or cycling.
Front door with spy hole leads to the entrance hall; Illuminated light switches, smoke detector, apartment security door entry system with intercom and the 24-hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord system are all located in the hall. The hallway boasts ample storage with a walk-in storage cupboard/airing cupboard. Doors lead to the bedrooms, living room and bathroom.
A spacious room with an attractive, ornate, stone effect fireplace with granite hearth and electric fire and plenty of space for dining. There are TV and telephone points, two ceiling lights, fitted carpets, wall mounted electric heater and ample raised electric power sockets. A partially glazed double door leads into the separate kitchen.
Fully fitted kitchen with a range of wood effect wall and base units and Granite effect roll top work surfaces, tiled splash-backs and tiled floor. Grey composite sink and drainer with mono block lever tap sit beneath a window overlooking the communal gardens, built-in raised level oven, ceramic hob with extractor hood and fitted integrated fridge, freezer and under pelmet lighting.
Spacious room with full length windows overlooking the development and benefits from a double mirror fronted wardrobe. Ceiling lights, TV and phone point.
Fully tiled and fitted with suite comprising of shower unit with adjustable shower-head, hand rail and glass door, WC, vanity unit with sink and mirror above with light and shaving socket. An electric heated towel rail and emergency pull cord.
• 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. Find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.
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.
Lease Length: 125 years from 2011
Ground rent: £425 per annum
Managed by: McCarthy and Stone Management Services
It is a condition of purchase that all residents must meet the age requirements of 60 years.