Barnhill Court

Barnhill Court, Barnhill Road, Bristol

property description



This really is quite an exceptional apartment occupying a prime position enjoying a great deal of privacy and 'detached' from other apartment to either side and above. The apartment is also located at the end of a first floor hallway yet remains convenient to the lift service providing access to the superb amenities of Barnhill Court. In addition to its prime position the apartment happens to be the only apartment within the development that enjoys an aspect from front and rear elevations with varying outlooks either over the green space to the church to the rear or over the development gardens and entrance to the front. Internally the apartment is immaculately presented. A large hallway provides ample space for hall furniture, there is a really comfortable sitting room. There is a super 'Shaker' styled kitchen with comprehensive range of appliances, two good bedrooms, cloakroom and full bathroom with both bath and walk-in shower.

Completed by award-winning developers McCarthy & Stone in 2015, Barnhill Court occupies an excellent position an easy 10-minute level walk to the thriving and historic Chipping Sodbury High Street with its origins dating back to the 12th Century. In addition a Waitrose Supermarket is very close by with easy pedestrian access. This is a ‘Retirement Living Plus’ development providing private apartments specifically for those over 70 years of age and designed for independent living with the peace-of-mind provided by the day-to-day support of our excellent staff and Estate Manager who oversee the smooth running of the development. Homeowners benefit from one hour of domestic assistance each week and there are extensive domestic and care packages available to suit individual needs and budgets. All apartments are equipped with a 24-hour emergency call facility and sophisticated intercom system providing both a visual and verbal link to the main development entrance. The development boast’s a host of facilities for the enjoyment of home owners not least of which is the beautiful communal lounge which is the hub of social activities, there is also a restaurant with a fantastic, varied daily table-service lunch. In addition, there are lifts serving all floors, mobility scooter store, laundry room and a lovely landscaped garden. There is also the excellent guest suite widely used by visiting family and friends for which a small nightly charge applies.

It’s so easy to make new friends and to lead a busy and fulfilled life at Barnhill Court; there are always plenty of regular activities to enjoy. These may include; coffee mornings, art group, fitness classes, film night, games and quiz nights, seasonal and themed events. Whilst there is something for everyone there is certainly no obligation to participate and home owners can ‘dip in and out’ of activities as they wish. Never a good reason to be lonely but always the opportunity for privacy when required.

Entrance Hall

A super-sized hallway that has ample space for typical hall furniture having a solid Oak-veneered entrance door with spy-hole. Two triple-glazed windows that look out over the development garden and entrance. Security intercom system that provides both a visual (via the home-owners TV) and verbal link to the main development entrance door. Emergency pull cord, store cupboard with light housing the Gledhill boiler supplying domestic hot water, further walk-in store cupboard with light meters and housing the ‘Vent Axia’ heat exchange system. A feature glazed panelled door leads to the Living room.


Triple-glazed window and with a modern white close-coupled WC, pedestal wash-hand basin with mirror strip light and shaver point, heated towel rail, half tiled walls, vinyl floor covering and emergency pull cord.

Sitting Room

A really pleasant sitting room with a triple-glazed windows enjoying an outlook over the designated green open-space outside with mature trees and with the Church in the background. There is a really comfortable ambiance in this room. A contemporary fire provides a great focal point. TV and telephone point. An attractive glazed panelled door leads to the kitchen.


Triple-glazed window with a pleasant outlook. An excellent fitted kitchen finished in a cream Shaker style has woodblock effect worktops with matching upstands and a stainless steel inset sink unit. Comprehensive range of integrated appliances comprise; waist-level oven, four ringed ceramic hob with glazed splash panel and stainless steel chimney hood over, and concealed fridge and freezer. ceiling light fitting. Plank effect flooring.

Bedroom One

Of a good size with a triple-glazed windows and pleasant outlook. Door to a walk in wardrobe with auto light, ample hanging space and shelving. A range of power sockets, TV point, and telephone point.

Bedroom Two

An excellent second bedroom with a triple-glazed window and lovely outlook. TV and power sockets. Central ceiling light fitting.


An excellent facility with a triple-glazed window and modern white sanitary ware comprising; close-coupled W.C. vanity wash basin with storage below and a fitted mirror and shaver point over. Separate panelled bath and sensible walk in, level access shower unit with both raindrop and conventional shower heads. Heated towel rail, emergency pull cord, extensively tiled walls and wetroom styled vinyl flooring.


There are lovely communal landscaped communal gardens, superb communal facilities and car parking available with a yearly permit at a charge of around £250 per annum for which there may be a waiting list.

Service Charge (breakdown)

•Cleaning of communal windows
•Water rates for communal areas and apartments
•Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
•Window Cleaning (outside only)
•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
•One hour of domestic support per week is included in the service charge
•Care staff on-site 24-hours a day
•Running of the on-site restaurant
•Intruder alarm system
The Service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV. To find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or Estates Manager.

Lease Length

125 years from 1st Jan 2015

Ground Rent

Annual fee - £510


  • Stunning and unique 'mostly-detached apartment
  • Really welcoming sitting room
  • Two excellent double bedrooms
  • Quality kitchen with appliances
  • Cloakroom and large wetroom
  • Estates Manager & 24-hour on-site staffing.
  • 1 hours domestic assistance within your service charge.
  • 24-hour emergency call systems
  • Amazing facilities including a fantastic Restaurant
  • Personal care packages available from the onsite CQC registered care team

Property Consultant

Stephen Hobday, Property Consultant - South West region

Stephen Hobday

0345 556 4120