Roswell Court

Roswell Court, Douglas Avenue, Exmouth

property description


Located in a prime position on the second floor of this very popular development situated adjacent to the fabulous communal roof terrace and therefore benefiting from not only the opportunity to 'keep an eye' on life to the front of Roswell Court but also to enjoy what are quite stunning panoramic coastal views from the terrace, a very pleasant place to enjoy a coffee or a glass of wine in the evening. This is a delightful one bedroom apartment beautifully presented throughout. A welcoming living room has a Juliette balcony, there is a well fitted kitchen complete with a host of integrated appliances, the excellent double bedroom has a built-in wardrobe, and a modern wet room affords both a bath and a separate level access shower. The service charge extends to cover the excellent underfloor heating cost within the apartment. A lift service provides access to the excellent communal facilities of Roswell Court.

Constructed in 2013 by multi award-winning McCarthy & Stone and occupying an envious position with expansive sea views, Roswell Court provides a fantastic lifestyle living opportunity for the over 70’s. A ‘Retirement Living Plus’ development designed for independent living with the peace-of-mind provided by the day-to-day support of our excellent staff and Estate Manager who oversees the smooth running of the development. Homeowners benefit from an hour of free domestic assistance each week and there are extensive domestic and care packages available to suit individual needs and budgets. 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 development features excellent communal facilities including a homeowner’s lounge, restaurant with a fantastic, varied, daily table-service lunch, laundry, scooter store and landscaped gardens backing with views to the coast. The fantastic roof terrace with furniture proves a very popular meeting point in favourable weather and from which panoramic views are enjoyed. There is a path from the development leading down to Exmouth cricket ground and the sandy beach.

Roswell Court is proud to be winner of Housing for Older People with Care Award 2019.


A spacious hallway with ample wall space for hall furniture having 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. Emergency pull cord, very large walk-in store/airing cupboard with light and shelving and housing the Gledhill boiler supplying domestic hot water and concealed ‘Vent Axia’ heat exchange unit. A feature glazed panelled door leads to the living room.


This is a welcoming and indeed spacious room having a double-glazed window and extending into a very useful dining recess where a French door opens to a 'Juliette' balcony providing an interesting outlook over both the entrance to Roswell Court and of the activity in Douglas Avenue beyond. There is a focal point fireplace with an inset electric fire, two ceiling light fittings and a feature glazed panelled door leads to the kitchen.


With an electrically operated double-glazed window to the front elevation, excellent range of 'maple effect' effect fitted units with contrasting laminate worktops and incorporating a stainless steel inset sink unit. Integrated appliances comprise; a four-ringed hob with stainless steel chimney extractor hood over, waist-level double oven and concealed fridge and freezer. Ceiling spot light fitting, tiled walls and tiled floor.


A double-glazed window with an street scene outlook, the bedroom enjoys a deep recess a perfect for a dressing table or desk. There is a built-in wardrobe with hanging rail, shelving and mirror-fronted sliding doors, ceiling light fitting.


A large bath room with modern white sanitary ware comprising; close-coupled WC, vanity wash-hand basin with under-sink storage and mirror with strip light and shaver point over, panelled bath and separate walk-in level access shower. Extensively tiled walls and wetroom flooring, electric heated towel rail/radiator, emergency pull cord and ceiling spot light.


• 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
• One hours domestic support a week
The service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV, but does include the cost of your Estate 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 Estate Manager.


There are communal landscaped gardens with a, predominantly Southerly aspect, from which coastal views can be enjoyed, a path leads down past the cricket ground through ‘The Maer’ and to the beach. Car parking is available with a yearly permit at a charge of around £250 per annum. All internal apartment doors are quality Oak veneered. In addition to the excellent underfloor heating there is an economic ‘Vent Axia’ heat recovery (heat exchange) system utilising the hot air generated within the property and recirculating this back into the principle rooms.

In addition to fitted carpets we understand from the vendor that all curtains and blinds will be included in the sale price.


Ground Rent £435 pa.
Leasehold 125 Years from 2012


  • Fantastic one bed 2nd floor apartment
  • Few paces from amazing roof terrace with stunning coastal vista
  • Excellent 'L'-shaped living room
  • Quality kitchen with appliances
  • Wetroom with both bath and separate walk-in shower
  • Estate Manager and 24/7 staffing
  • 24 Careline System for further reassurance
  • Wonderful communal facilities
  • Superb Restaurant with daily lunch service
  • Guest suite for visiting family and friends

Property Consultant

Stephen Hobday, Property Consultant - South West region

Stephen Hobday

0345 556 4120