Kings Place is a Assisted Living development built by McCarthy & Stone, designed specifically for the over 70s, this development comprises 63 one and two bedroom apartments. The development has a Estate Manager who leads the team and oversees the development. Each apartment has a fully fitted kitchen, underfloor heating, fitted and tiled shower room with level access shower and a 24 hour emergency call system.
Communal facilities include split-level homeowners lounge where social events and activities take place. Kings Place also features a smaller communal sun lounge with views of the landscaped gardens and surrounding areas. There are two fully equipped laundry rooms, a well being suite and a restaurant which is table service and serves freshly prepared meals daily. If your guests wish to stay, there is a guest suite accommodation which can be booked(fees apply) There is a 24 hour emergency call system provided by a personal pendant and call points in your bedroom and bathroom as well as onsite management 24 hours a day.
One hour of domestic support per week is included in the service charge at Kings Place with additional services including care and support available at an extra charge. However, this can be from as little as 15 minutes per session which can be increased or decreased to suit your needs.
Constructed in mid-2014 by renowned, award-winning developers McCarthy and Stone, Ellisfields Court consistently continues to be one our most sought-after developments and it is not difficult to understand why; a quiet backwater location yet within short easy access to the town centre. Beautiful landscaped gardens that back directly onto Taunton Dean cricket ground with Vivary Park next door.
This is a ‘Retirement Living Plus’ development providing a lifestyle living opportunity for the over 70’s and is designed specifically for independent living with the peace-of-mind provided by the day-to-day support of staff and an Estate Manager who will oversee the smooth running of the development. The property enjoys excellent communal facilities including a home owners' lounge, restaurant with a fantastic, varied daily table-service lunch, laundry, scooter store and landscaped gardens.
Ellisfields Court is a vibrant development with plenty of regular activities and ample opportunity to 'get involved', socialise and make new friends. Equally however, there is, of course, no obligation to participate and home owners can remain as private as they wish.
Homeowners benefit from one hour of domestic assistance each week and there are extensive domestic and care packages available to suit individual needs and budgets. 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 per night applies.
A solid oak veneered entrance door with spy-hole opens in to the good sized hall with a security intercom system that provides both a visual (via the home-owners TV) and a verbal link to the main development entrance door. Emergency pull cord, deep walk-in store cupboard with light and shelving housing the Gledhill boiler supplying domestic hot water and the concealed ‘Vent Axia’ heat exchange unit providing an economic heat recovery system.
A lovely room with a triple-glazed French door and matching side-panel opens on to one of the two good-sized 'walk-out' balconies with a very sunny aspect that this apartment enjoys. Feature glazed, double doors lead to the kitchen.
Having a triple-glazed electronically operated window and an excellent range of Maple effect fitted wall and base units with contrasting laminate worktops incorporating a stainless steel inset sink unit. Integrated appliances comprise; a four-ringed hob with stainless steel chimney extractor hood over, convenient waist-level oven and concealed fridge and freezer. Ceiling spot light fitting, tiled splash backs and tiled floor.
A well-proportioned double bedroom. Triple-glazed window and door leading on to the second balcony that this apartment enjoys. Walk-in wardrobe with auto-light, hanging rails and shelving.
Of a good size with a triple-glazed window with a bright aspect.
Modern white suite comprising; close-coupled WC, vanity wash-hand basin with very useful fitted furniture surround including storage both below and to the side, fitted mirror, shaver point and down lights over, walk-in level access shower with thermostatically controlled shower. Fully tiled walls and wet room vinyl flooring, electric heated towel rail, emergency pull cord and ceiling spot light.
• 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
One hour of domestic support per week is included in the service charge
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.
Parking is by allocated space, 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 Estates Manager on site for availability.
There are beautiful landscaped communal gardens with a predominantly South-Westerly aspect. Car parking is available with a yearly permit at a charge of around £250 per annum for which there may be a waiting list. Internal doors are quality Oak veneered. In addition to the excellent underfloor heating, there is an economic heat recovery (heat exchange) system utilising the hot air generated within the property and recirculating this back into the principle rooms.
Ground Rent: £510
Lease Length: 125 years from 2014