This fine one bed apartment is located on the much-favoured South side of the development with a good-sized balcony overlooking the splendid gardens and ornamental pond of Ellisfields Court. Positioned on the second floor the elevation adds to the splendid outlook yet the apartment is just a short walk from the lift service providing access to the fantastic communal facilities of this impressive development. Full of light and a sense of space this is a lovely home that has a very pleasant ambiance. A super living room has a French door opening onto the spacious balcony. There is a well fitted kitchen complete with integrated appliances, an excellent double bedroom and a modern wet room with a level access shower. The whole being very well-presented throughout.
Constructed in mid 2014 by multi award-winning McCarthy and Stone, Ellisfields Court consistently continues to be one our most sought-after developments and it is not difficult to understand why; a quiet backwater location yet within short easy access to the Town Centre. Beautiful landscaped gardens with pond that backs directly onto Taunton Deane Cricket ground with Vivary Park next door. This is a ‘Retirement Living Plus’ development providing a unique lifestyle living opportunity for the over 70’s and designed specifically for independent living with the peace-of-mind provided by the day-to-day support of our excellent staff and Estate Manager who will oversee the smooth running of the development. Homeowners benefit from an hour of free 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. There is also the excellent guest suite widely used by visiting family and friends for which a small charge of £25 per night applies.
This is a vibrant community with plenty of regular activities to choose from, including an art group, fitness classes, coffee mornings, games and quiz nights, themed events and occasional organised trips to the theatre, coast and country. 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.
The property enjoys excellent communal facilities including a Homeowners lounge, restaurant with a fantastic, varied daily table-service lunch, fantastic roof terrace, laundry, scooter store and landscaped gardens. There is direct access from the development leading to Vivary Park serving as a well-worn short cut to town.
With a solid Oak-veneered entrance door with spy-hole, 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, excellent walk-in store/airing cupboard with light, shelving, Gledhill boiler supplying domestic hot water and concealed Vent Axia system. A feature glazed door leads to the living room.
A pleasant and welcoming room where attention is immediately drawn to the French door and the fabulous outlook across the development gardens and to the mature trees and cricket ground beyond. The door opens to the large balcony. There is space for a small dining table and chairs and the usual and obvious position is in the area adjacent to the kitchen where the view can also be enjoyed. An attractive fireplace provides a pleasant focal point and feature glazed double-doors lead into the kitchen.
This is a really super feature, its a balcony of a very good-size with ample space for a Bistro style table, chairs and potted plants. Glazed balustrade and outside light. This is a sunny South-Westerly aspect that overlooks the well-tended gardens of the development and beyond to the open land of Taunton Dean cricket ground. There will be many balmy summer evenings spent here relaxing and watching the world go by.
With a triple-glazed electronically operated window enjoying a pleasant outlook. Excellent range of 'Maple' effect fitted units with contrasting laminate worktops and incorporating a stainless steel inset sink unit. Integrated appliances comprise; a four-ringed hob with stainless steel chimney extractor hood over, waist-level oven and concealed fridge and freezer. Ceiling spot light fitting, extensively tiled walls and tiled floor.
A lovely well-proportioned double bedroom with a deep and useful recess a perfect spot for a dressing table or as commonly used as a work area with desk etc. Having a triple-glazed window with a pleasant garden view, walk-in wardrobe with auto-light, hanging rails and shelving.
Modern white sanitary ware comprising; close-coupled WC, vanity wash basin set into a fitted furniture surround with cupboards and drawer units below and to the side and a fitted mirror with down lights over, shaver point, practical walk-in, level access shower, fully tiled walls and wetroom flooring, electric heated towel rail, emergency pull cord and ceiling spot light.
There are communal landscaped gardens with a, predominantly South-Westerly aspect. Car parking is available with a yearly permit at a charge of around £250 per annum. There are additional storage facilities (secure cages) for those who require them, local charges apply. Internal doors are quality Oak veneered. In addition to the excellent underfloor heating there is an economic heat recovery (heat exchange) system utilising the hot air generated within the property and recirculating this back into the principle rooms.