Poets Place,

Poets Place, 11 Alderton Hill, Loughton, Essex, IG10 3FS

property description


Poets Place

Poets Place was built by McCarthy and Stone and designed specifically for independent retirement living for the over 60's. The development consists of ** one and two bedroom apartments with design features to make day-today living easier. The apartments boast underfloor heating throughout, Sky/Sky+ connection points in living rooms, and secure camera entry system with use with a standard TV. The dedicated House Manager is on site Monday to Friday - 8:45am till 3pm their working hours to take care of the running of the development. 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 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. The Homeowners' lounge provides a great space to socialise with friends and family. It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 60 years or over.

Local Area

Poets Place is located on one of Loughton's highly desirable and prominent roads. You will find an abundance of restaurants, cafes, bars and local convenience stores within easy reach. Sainsburys and Morrisons supermarkets and M&S simply food are a short distance away on High Road. For days out there's Epping Forest with its picturesque lake. There are plenty of local bus routes in addition to Central Line Station with direct links into The City and West End.

Apartment Overview

A superbly presented two bedroom apartment benefitting from a dual aspect living room and walk-out balcony. The electric fire has provisions for a TV to be mounted above. The master bedroom has a walk-in wardrobe whilst bedroom two would make an ideal study or dining room.

Entrance Hall

Front door with spy hole leads to the entrance hallway. The 24-hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord is located in the hall. Light switches, smoke detector and security door entry system. Door leading to a utility area with washer/drier storage. All doors leading to the Living room, Bedrooms and shower room.

Living Room

A spacious, well presented living room benefitting from patio door leading on to a patio area, overlooking the communal gardens. An additional full height window allows the natural light to flood in. There's ample space for dining and the feature fire place has provisions over for a wall mounted TV. Sky TV and telephone points. Two ceiling lights. Raised electric power sockets. Part glazed door leads into the separate kitchen.


Fitted with a range of modern wall and base units with a roll top work surfaces and upstand. Built-in electric oven and microwave, ceramic hob with stainless steel chimney style extractor hood over. Stainless steel sink with mixer tap sits in front of the double glazed, automatic opening window. Fitted integrated fridge and freezer and dish washer. Under unit lighting, ceiling downlights. Ceramic floor tiling.

Master Bedroom

A bright and airy bedroom with a double glazed window. A large walk in wardrobe provides plenty of hanging space, drawers and shelving. TV & phone points and raised sockets.

Shower Room

Fully fitted suite comprising of a large walk -in shower with a support rail, hand basin with illuminated mirror over and WC. Half height ceramic wall tiling, chrome towel rail and floor tiling.

Bedroom Two

Double room that would be perfect for use as a study or dining room. TV & phone points and raised sockets. Ceiling light, fitted carpets.

Service Charge

• Cleaning of communal windows

• Water for communal areas

• 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 and all external window cleaning, exterior property maintenance and gardening. Find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager

Ground Rent

Annual Charge £495

Lease Information

999 years from the 1st June 2017



Property Consultant

Georgia Brown, Property Consultant - East Midlands region

Georgia Brown

0345 556 4120