Cherrett Court

Cherrett Court, Ferndown, Dorset

property description


This super second floor apartment has the benefit of not one but two balconies and has recently been redecorated with new carpets throughout. having a a very comfortable living room with French door to balcony, a well-equipped kitchen with built-in appliances, good-sized double bedroom with the second balcony, and a wetroom with a sensible walk-in shower.

Cherrett Court is an Retirement Living Plus development (formally assisted living) built by renowned award-winning retirement house builders McCarthy & Stone and designed specifically for independent living for those aged over the age of 70. The development is well located withing easy level walk of local facilities and enjoys extensive facilities including communal lounge, excellent restaurant serving affordable top-quality three-course daily lunches, guest suite for visiting family and friends (for which a small nightly charge is made) and lovely landscaped gardens. there is also the peace-of-mind provided by the Estate Manager and his staff who oversee the smooth running of the development. There is also a 24 hour emergency care-line facility.

There is a very active social scene at Cherrett Court with regular events and activities and it's very easy to meet and make new friends. There is a fully equipped laundry room, mobility scooter store and a restaurant which is table service and serves freshly prepared meals daily. If your guests wish to stay, there is a guest suite accommodation which can be booked (modest nightly charge applies).There is a 24 hour emergency call system provided by a personal pendant and call points in your bedroom and bathroom as well as onsite management 24 hours a day.

One hour of domestic support per week is included in the service charge at Cherrett Court with additional services including care and support available at an extra charge. However, this can be from as little as 15 minutes per session which can be increased or decreased to suit your needs. Car parking is by an annual permit at a charge of around £250 per annum , for which there may be a waiting list.

Entrance Hall

Front door with security spy hole leads to the entrance hall with the 24-hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord system, security door entry system with intercom providing both a audio and visual link to the main entrance. There is a walk-in storage/airing cupboard with boiler supplying domestic hot water. Illuminated light switches. A feature glazed panelled door leads to the living room.


A welcoming room with a double-glazed French door with matching side panel that opens onto the balcony, further window adjacent. Focal point fireplace with inset electric fire. TV and telephone points. Two ceiling lights, two electric panel heaters, raised electric power sockets. Door to a kitchen.


A covered balcony with full height privacy screen to one wing overlooks the landscaped garden and provides an insight into the daily activity in the street beyond. Outside light and iron balustrade.


Glazed roof-light, quality range of maple effect fitted units with contrasting laminate worktops and incorporating an inset stainless steel sink unit. A host of integrated appliances comprise; a four-ringed hob with extractor hood over, waist-high oven and concealed fridge and freezer. Extensively tiled walls and fully tiled floor.


Of a good size with a double-glazed French door and matching side-panel opening onto a separate balcony. Electric panel heater. Built-in wardrobe with shelving, hanging rail and mirror-fronted doors. Ceiling lights, TV and phone point.


A second covered balcony from the bedroom. Very private with full height privacy screens to both wings. Overlooking the landscaped garden. Outside light and iron balustrade.

Wet Room:

Modern white suite suite comprising; W.C. vanity wash-basin with undersink storage and mirror and shaver point over, separate level access, 'walk-in' shower. Emergency pull cord, heated towel rail and separate electric wall heater, fully tiled walls and wetroom flooring.

Service Charge

• 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 per a week is included within the service charge.

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 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.


125 Years From 2010
Ground Rent £435 p.a


  • Super one bed second floor apartment
  • Balconies from both lounge and bedroom
  • Well fitted kitchen with appliances
  • Wetroom with walk-in shower
  • Redecorated and new carpets
  • Staffed 24/7 providing peace-of-mind
  • careline facility for further reassurance
  • Table service restaurant serving three course lunches
  • Excellent communal facilities
  • Guest suite for visiting family and friends.

Property Consultant

Paula Squire, Senior Property Consultant - Southern England

Paula Squire

0345 556 4120