Medina Court

17 Medina Court, Old Westminster Lane, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 5PW

property description



Constructed in late 2008 by award-winning retirement home specialists McCarthy and Stone, Medina Court is a ‘Retirement Living’ development providing an independent lifestyle opportunity for those aged over 60 with the peace-of-mind provided by support of our excellent House Manager who oversees the smooth running of the development. The development enjoys superb communal facilities including an excellent homeowner’s lounge, laundry, scooter store and landscaped gardens. backing onto a running Brook. In addition, 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 nightly charge applies. Medina Court is within 850 metres of the High Street of this, the historic capital Town of the Island, and as such is very conveniently placed for day to day amenities. In addition, a Sainsbury’s supermarket is just a few minutes walking distance.

It’s so easy to make new friends and to lead a busy and fulfilled life at Medina Court; there is a very active social scene with varying events and activities including; coffee mornings, film nights, bingo, exercise classes, fish and chip suppers right through to organised day trips. 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.

This lovely apartment is conveniently located for the lift service to all other floors. The apartment offers very warm and economic accommodation. The Living room allows for ample natural light with a glazed patio door and windows to side opening to a Juliette styled balcony. The kitchen is well equipped with a range of integrated appliances and there is a modern bathroom with a separate shower.

Entrance Hall

A solid entrance door with spy hole leads to a spacious hall with room for some hall furniture. Security intercom system that provides both a visual and verbal link to the main development entrance door. Emergency pull cord, cloaks cupboard with hanging rail, walk-in store/airing cupboard with light, shelving and housing the Gledhill boiler supplying hot water and concealed ‘Vent Axia’ unit. Dimplex panel heater. Feature glazed panelled door to Living Room.

Living Room

A spacious and tastefully presented living room with a glazed patio door and windows to side opening onto a glazed Juliette balcony. TV and telephone points. Two ceiling lights, raised electric power sockets. A feature fire surround and decorative electric fire. Twin glazed panelled doors leads to the kitchen.


With a double-glazed window. There is an excellent range of ‘Maple effect’ fronted fitted wall and base units with granite effect laminate worktops incorporating a stainless steel inset sink unit. Integrated appliances comprise; a four-ringed ceramic hob with an extractor hood over, waist-level oven and concealed fridge and freezer. Tiled splash-backs, vinyl flooring, ceiling spot light fitting.


Double-glazed window, panel heater and a built-in wardrobe with hanging rail, shelving and mirror-fronted doors. Ceiling lights, TV and phone point.


Modern white suite comprising; WC, vanity wash-hand basin with cupboard unit below and mirror, strip light and shaver point over and a bath with shower over. Electric wall heater, electric heated towel rail, emergency pull cord and ceiling spot light. Fully tiled walls.

Service Charge (Breakdown)

Service Charge
• Cleaning of communal windows
• Water rates for communal areas and apartments
• Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
• 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, but does include the cost of your House Manager, your water rates, the 24-hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas, exterior property maintenance and gardening. To find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.

Service charge: £2,316.60 pa (for financial year ending 03/23)

Car Parking (Permit Scheme) subject to availability
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 125 Years from 2008
Ground Rent £425 per annum
Ground rent review date: June 2029


  • House Manager
  • 24 Hour Careline system
  • Communal Lounge
  • Landscaped garden
  • Guest Suite
  • Lift to all floors
  • Laundry room
  • Mobility scooter store
  • Close to shops and local amenities

Property Consultant

Imogen Ruckwood, Property Consultant - South East region

Imogen Ruckwood

0345 556 4120