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 .
Doors lead off to a storage cupboard and a separate Cloaks room. Further doors lead to the bedrooms, bathroom and living room.
Very good size living room with feature fireplace and inset electric fire creating a great focal point for the room. Two ceiling light fittings. TV and telephone points. Power sockets. Double glazed window with pleasant outlook. Oak effect door with glazed panels leads to the kitchen. There is a further door at the rear of the lounge that leads to a very useful surplus store cupboard.
Fitted kitchen with tiled floor and splash back. Integrated fridge & freezer. Stainless steal sink unit with drainer and mixer tap sits beneath double glazed window. Built in electric fan oven with side opening door. Induction hob with extractor hood above. Tiled floor.
A double bedroom with built in mirrored fronted wardrobe. Double glazed window. Ceiling light point. TV, telephone and power points.
A second double bedroom with double glazed window. Ceiling light point. TV, telephone and power points.
A purpose built wet room with a low level bath with grab rails. Shower unit with curtain. WC. Vanity unit with inset wash hand basin and mirror above. Slip resistant vinyl flooring. Heated towel rail. 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
Term of lease 125 years from 1st Jan 2011
Ground rent £510 per year
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.