A superb ground floor two bed ex-show apartment with an attractive outlook over the gardens of Magpie Court extending beyond to 'Magpie Bottom', a lovely nature reserve with walks, ponds, stream, park and woodland. The apartment is in an excellent position convenient to the fantastic development facilities including the communal lounge and and dining area where very affordable meals can be enjoyed provided by the Bistro styled service. The apartment offers spacious accommodation with a living room having a French door opening to the small terrace. A quality fitted kitchen comes fitted with a host of integrated appliances. The principle bedroom has a large walk-in wardrobe and the second bedroom is also a very good-sized double. In addition there is a useful cloakroom and the separate wetroom has a practical level access shower. There is even one hour of domestic assistance per week included in your service charge.
Constructed as recently as 2019 Magpie Court is a stunning development by multi award-winning retirement specialist McCarthy and Stone. A ‘Retirement Living Plus’ development designed for independent living for those aged over 70 years. Magpie Court offers the peace-of-mind provided by the day-to-day support of our Estate Manager and staff who oversee the smooth running of the development. The development enjoys fantastic communal facilities including a beautiful homeowner’s lounge, bistro with a fantastic, varied and inexpensive menu, laundry, scooter store and landscaped gardens.
Homeowners also benefit from extensive domestic and care packages being available to suit individual needs and budgets, one hour of domiciliary care per week is included in the service charge. 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. It is easy to make new friends and to lead a busy and fulfilled life at Magpie Court; there will be a growing list of regular activities to choose from. Often these may include; coffee mornings, film nights, exercise classes, gardening club and games and card evenings. Whilst there is something for everyone there is certainly no obligation to participate and home owners can ‘dip in and out’ of activities as they wish.
Magpie Court boasts an enviable High Street location in this sought-after suburb of Bristol the development is just 0.2 miles from Magpie Bottom Nature Reserve, which has peaceful woodlands, parks and streams. It’s perfect for a leisurely walk. The High Street is 0.5 miles away where you’ll find bakeries, supermarkets, banks and a Post Office., pubs and restaurants. Only 0.6 miles away, you can also find Hanham Library and the local Community Centre, which holds regular events and activities.
Having a solid Oak-veneered entrance door with spy-hole, security intercom system that provides both a visual (via the home-owner’s TV) and verbal link to the main development entrance door. Space for typical hall furniture. Emergency pull cord, useful walk-in boiler cupboard with light, shelving and housing the Gledhill boiler supplying hot water, heat exchange system for economic heat recovery. A feature glazed panelled door leads to the living room.
Modern white suite comprising; a back-to-the-wall WC with concealed cistern, vanity wash-hand basin with under sink cupboards worktop over and heated mirror with integrated light. Emergency pull cord, ceiling spot light fitting, extensively tiled walls and non-slip tiled floor.
A very welcoming room with a French door and matching side panel opening onto a terrace with very pleasant outlook over the development gardens towards the wooded Magpie Bottom nature reserve. Focal point fireplace with inset electric fire. A feature glazed panelled door leads to the kitchen.
Double-glazed window with a pleasant outlook. Excellent contemporary styled fitted kitchen with soft-white units having contrasting laminate worktops and matching up-stands and incorporating an inset sink unit. Integrated appliances comprise; a Bosch halogen hob with stainless steel chimney extractor hood over and contemporary glazed splashpanel Bosch waist-level oven, and Bosch concealed fridge and freezer. Concealed under-unit lighting, ceiling spot light fitting and non-slip tiled floor.
A lovely well-proportioned double bedroom. Double glazed window, excellent walk-in wardrobe with auto light, hanging space, shelving a drawer unit.
With a double-glazed window. Of an excellent size.
Modern white sanitary ware comprising; a back-to-the-wall WC with concealed cistern, vanity wash-basin with fitted unit below and heated mirror having integrated light over, walk-in level access shower. Heated ladder radiator, emergency pull cord, ceiling spot light fitting, extensively tiled walls, non-slip tiled flooring.
There are lovely communal landscaped gardens around the development. In addition to the excellent and efficient panel heating there is an economic Vent Axia airflow circulation system which maintains a constant flow of clean air to the Living room, and both bedrooms. Air is Constantly extracted from the Shower room, the Cloakroom/WC and Kitchen and each room has a Booster button, which stays activated for twenty minutes.
The service charge includes
• One hour domestic assistance each week
• Cleaning of communal windows and exterior of apartment 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
• Estates Manager
The service charge does not cover external costs for the apartments such as Council Tax, Electricity and TV.
Service charge: £10,678.28 pa (for financial year ending 10/22)
Leasehold 999 Years from 2017
Ground Rent £510 pa.