Poppy 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.
Poppy 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.
Wall mounted house alarm, emergency intercom and security door entry system.
Solid wooden door with spy hole and letter box .
Door to storage cupboard. Doors off lead to the bedroom, bathroom and living room.
A very generously sized living room with feature fireplace and inset electric fire creating a great focal point for the room. There is ample room for dining. and an open plan aspect leading to the kitchen. A large double glazed window with pleasant outlook. Ceiling light fitting, TV and telephone points.
An open plan modern fitted kitchen with a range of wall and base storage units. Roll edge granite style work surfaces with a tiled splash back. Integrated fridge and freezer. Easy access Beko oven with side opening door. Induction hob with extractor hood above. Ceiling spot lights and under-cupboard lighting. Tiled floor.
Stainless steel sink unit with drainer and mixer tap.
Central ceiling light fitting. Built in mirror fronted double wardrobe. Wall mounted heater.
TV and telephone point. Power points. Double glazed window with pleasant outlook.
Second double bedroom with central ceiling light fitting. Wall mounted heater.
TV and telephone point. Power points. Double glazed window.
Wet room with slip resistant flooring. Low level bath with hand grips. Level access shower with grab rails and shower curtain. WC. Vanity unit wash hand basin with storage
below and a fitted mirror above. Emergency pull cord.
• Cleaning of communal windows
• Subsidised Meal Costs
• 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
• 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 contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.
Service charge: £11,283.12 p.a (for financial year end 30/06/2022).
Lease term 125 years from 1st Jan 2011
Ground rent £510 per annum
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 onsite for availability.