Ravenshaw Court is one of McCarthy & Stone’s Retirement Living PLUS developments and is all about making life easier. This includes providing a great value in-house restaurant, for when you don’t feel like food shopping or cooking for yourself, a spacious homeowners’ lounge for socialising and a guest suite where friends and family can stay for a modest fee. Whether you’d like help with chores such as housework or laundry or simply need a hand with anything else, our Estates Manager and on-site team are there to help. Our support packages are totally flexible and personalised, so you only pay for the care you actually use. Within the service charge homeowners are allocated 1 hour’s domestic assistance per week, which many homeowners choose to use to have their apartment cleaned. Alternatively, other tasks which you could choose to be carried out by our services team include: changing bedding, managing heating systems, shopping for food or posting letters or parcels. The Your Life Care & Management team offer a range of personal care packages to suit your individual requirements. In addition to the 1 hour domestic assistance included in your service charge, are an assortment of bespoke packages on offer to suit the individual needs of each homeowner. These comprise: Domestic Support, such as ironing & laundry or shopping; Personal Care, e.g medication or companionship
(please speak to the Property Consultant for further details and a breakdown of charges).
For your reassurance and safety the development has 24-hour on-site staffing, security camera entry systems and a 24-hour emergency call system. Additionally, the flat has its own house alarm.
Ravenshaw Court has a homeowners' lounge which provides a superb venue for socialising 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). For added convenience there is an onsite table service restaurant with freshly-cooked meals, provided every day for a modest fee.
A solid oak door with spy hole and letter box leads in to a spacious hallway. Security door entry speech module and emergency intercom. Two good size walk in storage cupboards off. Further doors lead to the lounge, bedroom and bathroom.
A generously sized dual aspect living room with two side windows and patio doors to a Juliette balcony making this a very light and airy room. Separate area for dining, two ceiling light fittings. TV point and telephone point. Power points. Part glazed double wooden doors lead to the kitchen.
Modern fitted kitchen with a range of wall and base storage units. Fitted roll edge work surfaces with tiled splash back. Integrated fridge/freezer. Four ringed ceramic hob with chrome extractor hood above. Easy access mid level oven, with space above for a microwave. The stainless steel sink unit sits beneath a double glazed window.
Double bedroom with built in mirror fronted wardrobe. Ceiling light fitting. TV and telephone point. Double glazed window. Emergency pull-cord.
A fully tiled purpose built wet room comprising; level access shower unit with shower curtain, grab rails, wall mounted WC with concealed cistern; vanity unit wash hand basin with fitted mirror and light above. Emergency pull-cord.
• 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 Estate 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 contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.
125 years from 1st June 2015
Ground rent £435 per annum
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.