Smithson Court

Smithson Court, Top Lane, Copmanthorpe, York, YO23 3AA

property description


Smithson Court was built by McCarthy & Stone has been designed and constructed for modern retirement living. The development consists of 28 one and two-bedroom retirement apartments for the over 60s. The apartments boast Sky/Sky+ connection points in living room, walk-in wardrobes in main bedroom and security camera door entry system via TV channel 400 so you know who you are letting in! The dedicated House Manager is on site during working hours and for your peace of mind the development has camera door entry and 24-hour emergency call systems, should you require assistance. The Homeowners' lounge provides a great space to socialise with friends and family. If your guests have travelled from afar, they can extend their stay by booking into the development Guest Suite (usually for a fee of £25 per night - subject to availability).


Smithson Court is situated in Copmanthorpe a suburb of York located to the South west of the city just off the A64. The historic village has grown from a small community to a large flourishing village. There are a selection of local shops and services at the heart of Copmanthorpe including a library, doctors and a recreation centre. The City of York which is just 4 miles from Copmanthorpe has a wealth of shops and local attractions for residents and visitors alike, and there are 4 out of town shopping areas; Clifton Moor, Monks Cross, Vanguard and the McArthur Glen Designer outlet. The local bus service provided by several companies connects the village to York, Tadcaster and Leeds.

Entrance Hall

Front door with spy hole leads to the large entrance hall - Illuminated light switches, smoke detector, apartment security door entry system with intercom and 24-hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord system are situated in the hall. From the hallway there is a door to a walk-in storage/airing cupboard. Further doors lead to the lounge, bedroom and shower room.


This spacious, dual aspect lounge has ample room for dining and benefits from a double glazed door opening onto a paved patio which enjoys views across the communal gardens. There are TV and telephone points, Sky/Sky+ connection point, fitted carpets and raised electric power sockets. A partially glazed door leads into the separate kitchen.


Well equipped modern kitchen with tiled splash-backs, cream ceramic flooring and a range of low and eye level wood effect units and drawers with chrome handles and a granite effect worktop. Stainless steel sink with mono lever tap and drainer sits beneath a UPVC double glazed window with views to the side of the development. Eye level oven, ceramic hob, cooker hood, integral fridge freezer and washing machine.

Bedroom One

Generous bedroom with the benefit of a walk-in wardrobe housing shelving and hanging rails. TV and telephone points, fitted carpets and raised electric power sockets.

Shower Room

Fully tiled and fitted with suite comprising of a double walk-in shower with glass screen and hand rail, WC, vanity unit with sink and mirror above. Extractor fan and wall mounted fan heater. Central light fitting and emergency pull cord.

Service Charge

• Cleaning of communal windows
• House Manager
• 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.

Car Parking Permit Scheme-subject to availability

Parking is by allocated space subject to availability. The fee is £250 per annum, permits are available on a first come, first served basis. Please check with the House Manager on site for availability.

Leasehold Information

Lease Length: 125 years from 2015
Ground rent: £425 per annum
Managed by: McCarthy and Stone Management Services
It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 60 years or over.


  • House Manager
  • Resident's Lounge
  • 24 Hour Careline
  • Camera door entry security system
  • Laundry room
  • Within 100 yards to bus stops
  • Within half a mile of the Village centre
  • Guest suite
  • Exclusive development for to over 60's
  • Call McCarthy and Stone Resales for more information 0345 556 4104

Property Consultant

Kristy Bishop, Property Consultant - North East region

Kristy Bishop

0345 556 4120