Kenton Lodge is a stunning development consisting of 53 one and two-bedroom retirement apartments exclusively for people aged 70 and over. This retirement living plus development (formally known as assisted living) will allow you to continue living independently by providing all the assistance, if required, in the comfort of your own home, including domestic assistance and a flexible bespoke care package, if and when you need it. There is an Estates Manager and staff on-site 24-hours a day and a 24-hour emergency call system provided via a personal pendant alarm and with call points in the bathroom.
The development includes a spacious resident's lounge, function room, conservatory, mobility scooter charging room, landscaped gardens and a superb table service restaurant- open 365 days a year, offering a variety of subsidised, delicious meals with the opportunity to have sandwiches delivered in the evening. There is also a guest suite for visitors who wish to stay (additional charges apply). Underfloor heating runs throughout all the apartments.
Kenton Lodge is situated in Gosforth which is bursting with history, you’ll find a delightful mix of green open spaces such as such as Dukes Moor and Central Park with its attractive avenues of lime trees, ornamental flower and rose beds, plus busier areas where you can shop or enjoy the arts. It has a thriving shopping area which provides locals will all the amenities they need. As well as hosting a range of independent and well known shops such as Sainsburys, Boots and WH Smith, a number of banks, hairdressers and cafes are also located there. Lovers of golf will appreciate the number of golf courses including the City of Newcastle Golf Club, High Gosforth Golf Course and Gosforth Golf Course.
Your front door with letterbox and spy hole leads to the spacious entrance hall - illuminated light switches, a smoke detector, the apartment's security door entry system and the 24-hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord system are all situated in the hall. There is a door to a walk-in storage cupboard/airing cupboard and further doors lead to the lounge, bedrooms, bathroom and separate cloakroom.
This well-presented living room is beautifully decorated and offers ample space for dining. There is a feature electric fire with a wood surround which creates an attractive focal point to the room. There are TV and telephone points and a Sky/Sky+ connection point, two ceiling lights, fitted carpets and raised electric power sockets. A south-westerly facing balcony with views over the rear gardens and through the trees toward Nuns moor, is accessed through French doors. A door leads to a large and very useful storage cupboard. A partially double glazed door leads into the separate kitchen.
An immaculate, fully fitted kitchen with a range of modern, white gloss wall and base units with a complimenting solid wood top work surface with inset stainless steel sink and drainer with mono lever tap and electric window above with South-westerly views through the trees to Nuns Moor. Integrated appliances include a waist-level electric oven, ceramic hob with cooker hood over, fridge and freezer. Finished with tiled floor, central ceiling light and under pelmet lighting
An exceptionally spacious double bedroom with a full length window overlooking the developments rear gardens and Nuns moor and benefitting from a walk in wardrobe housing hanging rails and shelves. There are ceiling lights, a TV and phone point, raised power sockets and an emergency pull cord.
Another generously sized, bright and airy room with ample space for bedroom furniture and a full length window overlooking the gardens. This versatile room could also be used as a dining room or study. There are two ceiling lights, telephone and TV sockets and raised power points.
Wet room design with partially tiled walls and anti-slip flooring throughout including and consisting of level access shower with shower curtain, adjustable shower head and hand rail. WC and hand rail, vanity unit with wash basin and illuminated mirror and shaving point over, heated towel rail and emergency pull cord.
WC and wash hand basin with tiled splash back, grab rail and emergency pull-cord.
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 on-site Manager on site for availability.
•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
•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.
Service charge: £10,619.18 p.a (for financial year ending 30/09/22)
Lease Length: 999 years from 2016
Ground rent: £510 per annum
Managed by: Your Life Management Services