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.
Front door with spy hole leads to the large entrance hall; there are illuminated light switches, a smoke detector, the apartment's security door entry system and the 24-hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord system all situated in the hall. There is a door to a walk-in storage cupboard/airing cupboard. Further doors lead to the lounge, bedrooms, bathroom and separate cloakroom.
This delightfully bright and airy living area benefits from double opening doors which lead out onto a walk out, south westerly facing balcony overlooking the rear gardens of the development. There is ample space for dining, TV and telephone points and a Sky/Sky+ connection point, two ceiling lights, fitted carpets and raised electric power sockets. A door leads to a large storage cupboard which has space and plumbing for a washing machine. A partially double glazed door leads into the separate kitchen.
A fully fitted kitchen with a range of modern, white gloss wall and base units with a complimenting solid wood top work surface and under pelmet lighting. A stainless steel sink and drainer with mono lever tap sites beneath an electric window with views toward trees and the rear gardens. Integrated appliances include a waist-level electric oven, ceramic hob with cooker hood over and integral fridge freezer.
A spacious double bedroom with full length windows overlooking the gardens, a central ceiling light, a TV and phone point, raised power sockets and an emergency pull cord. The rooms benefits from a walk in wardrobe housing hanging rails and shelves.
Another generous sized room which could be used as a dining room, study or bedroom. there is a full length window overlooking the gardens. Two ceiling lights, telephone and TV sockets and raised power points.
Designed as a wet room there is a level access shower with shower curtain and hand rail, WC, vanity unit with wash basin and an illuminated mirror over. With anti-slip flooring throughout and partially tiled walls, heated towel rail, shaver point and emergency pull cord.
With WC, corner pedestal sink with lever mixer tap, heated towel rail, emergency pull-cord and anti-slip flooring.
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.
Lease Length: 999 years from 2016
Ground rent: £510 per annum
Managed by: YourLife Management Services