Gabriel Court,

Gabriel Court, South Road, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 3GZ

property description


Gabriel Court

Gabriel Court is a McCarthy & Stone later living development of 27 apartments situated on the South Road in the charming historic market town of Saffron Walden. This picturesque town, known as "The Jewel of Essex", is steeped in history and culture. Nestled throughout the town are examples of period architecture. The town centre is just under a mile from Gabriel Court, and offers an array of well known High Street shops and supermarkets.

Gabriel Court has been designed and constructed for modern living. The apartments have Sky+ connection points in living rooms, underfloor heating throughout, fitted wardrobes in master bedrooms, camera video entry system for use with a standard TV and, for your peace of mind, a 24-Hour emergency call system. The homeowners' lounge is a great space for social events and, for added convenience, there is a guest suite which visitors can book into for a small fee (usually around £25). The dedicated House Manager is on site during the day 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, security and the energy costs of the laundry room, homeowners lounge and other communal areas.

It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 60 years or of age or over.

The Apartment

The apartment is immediately adjacent to the homeowner’s lounge, house manager’s office and the main entrance to the building. The property also benefits from abundant sunlight given its southerly aspect.

Entrance Hall

Front door with spy hole leads to the; entrance hall - The 24 hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord system is in place. Illuminated light switches and smoke detector. From the hallway there is a door to a walk in storage and airing cupboard. Doors also lead to the bedroom, living room and bathroom.

Living Room

A spacious living room with double glazed doors that lead out to a patio area. Two ceiling lights, power points. TV & telephone points.


Kitchen Fully fitted modern style kitchen with wood effect finish cupboard doors and co-ordinated work surfaces. Contemporary ceiling lights. Stainless steel sink with chrome mixer tap. There is an integrated fridge/freezer and electric oven. There is also a fitted electric ceramic hob with extractor over.


A spacious double bedroom with a large window that overlooks the communal garden. TV and phone point, ceiling lights.

Shower Room

A wet room style bathroom with walk-in level access shower, grab rails. WC vanity unit with sink and mirror above. Electric towel warmer. Emergency pull cord.


125 years from 1st June 2012

Service Charge (breakdown)

• 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, our 24 hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas, exterior property maintenance and gardening. To find out more about the service charges please 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.


  • Homeowners' lounge
  • Guest suite
  • House Manager
  • Ground floor apartment
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Mobility scooter charging point
  • 24-hour emergency call system in communal areas
  • Security entry system
  • Fire detection equipment
  • To arrange an appointment to view telephone 0345 5564104

Property Consultant

Georgia Brown, Property Consultant - East Midlands region

Georgia Brown

0345 556 4120