Brooklands Court was built by McCarthy & Stone has been designed and constructed for modern retirement living. The dedicated House Manager is on site during working hours to take care of things and make you feel at home. There's no need to worry about the burden of maintenance costs as the service charge covers the cost of all external maintenance, gardening and landscaping, external window cleaning, buildings insurance, water rates and security systems. All energy costs of the laundry room, homeowners lounge and other communal areas are also covered in the service charge. For your peace of mind the development has camera door entry and 24-hour emergency call systems, should you require assistance.
As well as the privacy of your own apartment, the Homeowners' lounge provides a great space to socialise with friends and family if you wish. When circumstances allow, you have the choice to join in with as many or as little of the planned activities, the choice is completely yours.
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). It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 60 years or over.
Brooklands Court is situated in Long Eaton which boasts all the amenities expected of a modern town with two major supermarkets and a wide range of national and independent retailers. Sitting on the banks of the Erewash Canal and close to the River Trent, Brooklands Court boasts an enviable location in the heart of Long Eaton. Amenities include a golf course and a leisure centre, pharmacies, dentists and medical centres are within easy reach, whilst West Park offers more sedate exercise for homeowners. Long Eaton's excellent communication links means the cities of Derby, Nottingham and Leicester are all within easy reach, along with the East Midlands Airport, which is approximately 8 miles away. The town is served by the Midland Main Line and homeowners of Brooklands Court will also be able to take advantage of an excellent bus service, which provides regular routes to local cities, towns and villages. A bus stop is located less than 250 yards from the development. Situated less than one mile from the town centre, Brooklands Court is situated to offer the very best in retirement living.
Front door with spy hole leads to the large entrance hall - the 24-hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord system is situated in the hall. From the hallway there is a door to a walk-in storage cupboard/airing cupboard. Illuminated light switches, smoke detector, apartment security door entry system with intercom and emergency pull cord located in the hall. Doors lead to the living room, bedroom and bathroom.
The bright and spacious living room benefitting from a double glazed door leading to a private patio area overlooking the communal gardens. There is a feature electric fire with surround which acts as an attractive focal point and ample room for a dining table. TV and telephone points, Sky/Sky+ connection point. Two ceiling lights. Fitted carpets, raised electric power sockets, electric storage heater. Double partial glazed doors lead onto a separate kitchen.
Fully tiled and fitted kitchen with a range of modern low and eye level units and drawers with a roll top work surface. UPVC double glazed window sits above the stainless steel sink with mono lever tap and drainer. Eye level oven, ceramic hob, cooker hood and integral fridge & freezer. Ceiling and under pelmet lighting, flooring.
Double bedroom with a built in double wardrobe. Wall mounted electric heater, ceiling lights, TV and phone point. Fitted carpets, blinds and curtains.
Fully tiled and fitted with suite comprising of level access shower. Low level WC, vanity unit with wash basin and mirror above. Shaving point, heated towel rail and extractor fan.
• 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.
125 years from 2009
£425 annual charge.
Car parking spaces are on a 'first come, first served' basis and free of charge.