Robert Adam Court was built by McCarthy & Stone has been designed and constructed for modern retirement living. The development consists of 55 one and two-bedroom retirement apartments for the over 60s. The apartments boast Sky+ connection points in living room and security door entry systems. 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.
The Homeowners' lounge provides a great space to socialise 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). It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 60 years or over.
Robert Adam Court is situated in Alnwick set in some of the North East’s most scenic landscape and nestled between Newcastle-upon-Tyne to the South and Berwick upon-Tweed to the North. The town’s greatest landmark is the majestic Alnwick Castle which stands proud above the river Aln.
This is the home to the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland and, after Windsor, is the second largest inhabited castle in Britain. This foreboding medieval castle with stunning staterooms is one the of the area’s most popular visitor attractions and was also the famous Hogwarts Castle in the Harry Potter films.
Adjacent to the Castle lies the exciting Alnwick Gardens which includes the infamous poison garden, several impressive water features and many fascinating plants. There are also many projects available here, with the Education Room offering a variety of workshops and activities for all ages. Alnwick town centre which is less than 300 metres from the Robert Adam Court, boasts a wide array of shops from high street brands to small local boutiques.
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. Illuminated light switches, smoke detector, apartment security door entry system with intercom and emergency pull cord located in the hall. Doors lead to the bedroom, living room and bathroom. The hallway houses a walk-in storage cupboard/airing cupboard.
The spacious living room is bright and airy with ample space for a dining table and chairs and benefits from doors opening onto a Juliet balcony overlooking the the rear of the development over landscaped gardens toward Alnwick Gardens. There is an electric fire with attractive feature surround providing a central focal point to the room. There are ample raised electric sockets, TV and telephone points and two ceiling lights. Partially glazed door leads to the separate kitchen.
This well equipped modern kitchen offers a range of floor and eye level units with a granite effect roll top worktop, a stainless steel sink with mono lever tap and drainer, an eye level oven, ceramic hob with cooker hood over and integral fridge and freezer. Window offers views toward Alnwick Gardens.
A spacious double bedroom, with window looking towards Alnwick Gardens. Double mirror fronted fitted wardrobe. Ceiling lights, TV and phone point, raised electric power points.
Fully tiled and fitted with suite comprising of a bath with shower over, low level WC, vanity unit with sink and mirror above.
• 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.
Parking is by allocated space subject to availability. The fee is usually £250 per annum. Permits are available on a first come, first served basis. Please check with the House Manager on site for availability.
Lease Length: 125 years from 2010
Ground rent: £425 per annum
Managed by McCarthy and Stone Management Services