The development enjoys excellent communal facilities including a homeowner’s lounge, laundry, scooter store and landscaped gardens. 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.
It’s so easy to make new friends and to lead a busy and fulfilled life at Dukes Court; This is a vibrant community where there are always plenty of regular activities taking place including; coffee mornings, games and quiz nights, seasonal and themed events. Whilst there is something for everyone homeowners are of course free to either participate frequently or remain as private as they might wish. Dukes Court also has large communal gardens onsite are beautifully landscaped.
Constructed in 2014 by award-winning retirement home specialists McCarthy and Stone, Dukes Court is a ‘Retirement Living’ development providing a quality-of-lifestyle opportunity for the over 60’S and designed for independent living with the peace-of-mind provided by the day-to-day support of our excellent House Manager who oversees the smooth running of the development. Dukes Court is ideally located within an easy level walk of the Town centre with a plethora of shops, restaurants and bars, hairdressers, Cottage Hospital and so many other useful amenities close at hand. Bus routes are close by with a regular service to Taunton.
Having a solid 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, walk-in boiler cupboard with light and shelving housing the Gledhill boiler supplying domestic hot water and concealed ‘Vent Axia’ heat exchange unit. A feature Glazed panelled door leads to the living room.
A spacious room with a glazed French door opening onto a beautiful patio. There is a focal point fireplace with inset electric fire and a feature glazed panelled door leads to the kitchen.
Triple glazed window with a garden view. Excellent range of ‘Maple effect’ fitted units with contrasting worktops incorporating a stainless steel inset sink unit. Integrated appliances comprise; a four-ringed ceramic hob with a stainless-steel chimney style extractor hood, waist-level oven and concealed fridge and freezer. Extensively tiled walls and tiled floor.
A double bedroom extending into a useful recess with a triple-glazed window. Walk-in wardrobe with auto light, ample hanging space and shelving.
Modern white sanitary ware comprising; a close-coupled WC, vanity wash-hand basin set into a cupboard unit with mirror, strip light and shaver point above, level access, walk-in shower with a glazed shower screen, electric heated towel rail, emergency pull cord. Fully tiled walls and floor,
• 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. To find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.
Lease Length: 125 years from 2014
Ground Rent: £425