Weighbridge Court,

Weighbridge Court, High Street, Ongar, Essex, CM5 9FD

property description


Weighbridge Court

Weighbridge Court is one of McCarthy & Stones Retirement Living PLUS range (formally Assisted Living) and is facilitated to provide it's 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 hours 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 team. For your reassurance the development has 24-Hour on-site staffing, secure camera entry systems and 24-Hour emergency call system provided by a personal pendant with static call points in bathroom and main bedroom. The development has a homeowners' lounge which is 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) which has an en-suite shower room, tea and coffee making facilities and a TV. For added convenience there is an onsite waitress service 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.

Social Community

The development has a wonderful friendly community feel, reflected by the social calendar which homeowners can partake in as much or as little as they wish. There are always plenty of regular activities to choose from including; arm chair fitness classes, coffee mornings, games and quiz nights, 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. The development enjoys excellent communal facilities including a super homeowners lounge, function room, and landscaped gardens.

Apartment Overview

We are delighted to offer to the market this well presented, west facing one bedroom apartment, with a spacious lounge and double bedroom with it's own walk-in wardrobe. The apartment is positioned on the first floor which is accessible either by stairs or the three lifts and is in a a quiet part of the development with easy access to the scooter store.

Entrance Hall

Front door with spy hole leads to the large entrance hall where the 24-hour Tunstall emergency response system is situated. From the hallway there is a door to a walk-in storage cupboard. Illuminated light switches and smoke detector. Security door entry system with intercom. Ceiling spotlights. Doors lead to the bedroom, lounge and bathroom.


A well-proportioned west facing lounge benefiting from a feature electric fire and surround which creates an attractive focal point. There's ample room for dining ideally in front of the large double glazed window. TV point with Sky+ connectivity, telephone point, two decorative ceiling lights, raised electric power sockets and emergency pull cord. *new carpets laid. Partially glazed door leads to a separate kitchen.


A modern fitted kitchen with auto opening double glazed window and a range of base and wall units with roll top work surfaces over. Stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drainer. Built in waist height electric oven with space over for a microwave. Ceramic four ring hob with cooker hood above. Integral fridge & freezer, free-standing washing machine. Ceiling spot lights and under pelmet lighting, electric sockets and slip resistant flooring.


A spacious west facing double bedroom with large floor to ceiling window with door to Juliet balcony. Door leads onto a walk-in wardrobe housing rails and shelving. TV and telephone point, decorative ceiling light, raised electric power sockets and emergency pull cord.

Wet Room

Fully tiled walls and non slip vinyl flooring. Suite comprising; walk in shower with support rails and curtain, WC, vanity unit with inset wash basin and mirror above. Ceiling spotlights, chrome heated towel rail. Emergency pull cord.

Service Charge

• Onsite Estate Manager and team
• 24-hour emergency call system
• Cleaning of communal windows
• Water rates for communal areas and apartments
• Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
• 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. Find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or Estate Manager.

Service charge: £7,824.12 p.a. (for financial year end 31/03/2023)

Car Parking Permit

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.

Lease Information

Lease Length: 125 years from 1st June 2012
Ground Rent: Annual fee of £435 (reviewed June 2027)


  • Estates Manager + 24-hour on-site staffing
  • Waitress-service restaurant
  • Domestic assistance (1hr included in service charge - additional hours by arrangement)
  • Full wheelchair accessibility
  • Homeowners' lounge + Function room
  • Laundry room
  • Guest suite
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Mobility scooter store
  • Three lifts

Property Consultant

Georgia Brown, Property Consultant - East Midlands region

Georgia Brown

0345 556 4120