Booth Court,

Booth Court, Handford Road, Ipswich

property description



The development overlooks the Alderman Canal and Alderman Road Recreation Ground and Nature Reserve, providing a variety of walks on the doorstep. Booth Court is one of McCarthy & Stones Retirement Living PLUS range (Assisted Living) and is facilitated to provide its homeowners' with extra care. An Estates Manager is on hand to manage the day to day running of the development and attend to any queries you may have. Within the service charge homeowners are allocated 1 hour domestic assistance per week, however, additional hours can be arranged by prior appointment. There are a range of personal care packages to suit your requirements - these are provided by the onsite CQC registered care agency. For your reassurance the development is fitted with 24-Hour CCTV and a secure entry system. The development has a homeowners' lounge for socialising with friends and family and, for your convenience, an onsite restaurant with freshly cooked meals provided everyday. It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 70 years of age or over.

Entrance Hallway

The apartments entrance hall is a generous size which can be utilised well. Door to airing cupboard housing the hot water system and fitted with shelving, in addition to two further storage cupboards. Wall mounted emergency intercom. Underfloor heating throughout the apartment. Doors leading to lounge, bedrooms and bathroom.


Bright and airy South facing lounge benefiting from a dual aspect outlook with Juliet balcony providing views towards the Alderman canal and nature reserve beyond and window with views of the well maintained communal gardens. The spacious lounge allows ample room for dining. Telephone and sky+connectivity points, raised height electric sockets and two ceiling lights points. Part-glazed door leads to a separate kitchen.


A modern fitted kitchen with a range of base and wall units with under counter lighting. UPVC electric opening double glazed window sits above a single sink unit with drainer and mixer tap. Integrated waist height electric oven and ceramic four ringed hob with extractor hood above. Integrated fridge and freezer.


Spacious South facing bedroom with window providing views towards the Alderman canal and nature reserve beyond. Benefiting from a built in mirror fronted wardrobe housing hanging rails and shelving. Telephone point, raised height electric sockets and central ceiling light. Emergency pull-cord.

Bedroom Two

Double second bedroom which faces south with a window providing views towards the Alderman canal and nature reserve beyond. Telephone point, raised height electric sockets and central ceiling light. Emergency pull-cord.

Wet Room / Bathroom

A fully tiled purpose built wet room with low level panel bath; Shower unit with grab rails and curtain; Vanity unit with inset wash hand basin, fitted mirror above; WC; Heated towel rail. Non-slip flooring. Extractor fan. Emergency pull-cord.

Service Charge (breakdown)

• 1hrs Domestic assistance
• Cleaning of communal windows
• Water rates for communal areas and apartments
• Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
• Underfloor heating in apartment
• 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. To find out more about the service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.

Car Parking Permit Scheme-subject to availability

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 Information

Lease Length: 125 years from 1st Jan 2013
Ground Rent: £510 per annum


  • Personal care packages available from the onsite CQC registered care agency
  • Domestic assistance (1hr included in service charge - additional hours by arrangement)
  • Function room with computer + Guest suite
  • Estates Manager + 24-hour on-site staffing
  • Table service restaurant
  • All heating bills for each apartment included in service charge
  • Homeowners' lounge with television

Property Consultant

Georgia Brown, Property Consultant - East Midlands region

Georgia Brown

0345 556 4120