Somers Brook Court

Somers Brook Court, Newport, Isle of Wight

property description


Occupying a ground floor position within level access of all the main development amenities but, due to the sloping site also benefiting from an elevated position to the rear with a pleasant balcony and a lovely southerly aspect overlooking the running waters of Lukely Brook. This is a lovely two bed, former show-apartment, beautifully presented with a bright and homely feel. A super living room with balcony, a well-fitted kitchen complete with integrated appliances, two double bedrooms, cloakroom with WC and a modern bathroom with both bath and level access shower.

Constructed in early 2014 by award-winning retirement home specialists McCarthy and Stone, Somers Brook Court is a ‘Retirement Living Plus’ development providing a lifestyle living opportunity for the over 70’S and designed for independent living with the peace-of-mind provided by the day-to-day support of our exceptional Estate Manager and Staff who oversee the smooth running of the development. The property enjoys excellent communal facilities including a homeowner’s lounge, restaurant with a fantastic, varied daily table-service lunch, laundry, scooter store and landscaped gardens. Homeowners also benefit from an hour of free 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 of £25 per night applies. Somers Brook 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 Somers Brook Court; there are always plenty of regular activities to choose from including; exercise classes, coffee mornings, film nights, monthly bingo, beetle drive, cheese and wine evenings, a memory group, and numerous guest speakers. Whilst there is something for everyone there is certainly no obligation to participate and home owners can be as actively involved or remain as private as they wish.

A wonderful opportunity to purchase this excellent apartment at a very competitive price. PROPERTY TO SELL? - TALK TO US ABOUT PART-EXCHANGE.

Entrance Hall

Of a good size with ample space for hall-style furniture. Having a solid Oak-veneered 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, large walk-in store cupboard with light, shelving and housing the Gledhill boiler supplying domestic hot water, and the ‘Vent Axia’ heat exchange unit. Further large cloaks cupboard with light, shelving and hanging rail. A feature glazed panelled door leads to the living room.


With a white suite comprising; close-coupled WC and pedestal wash-basin with mirror over, wall cabinet, half-tiled walls and vinyl flooring

Living Room.

An extremely bright and welcoming room courtesy of the Southerly aspect with a triple-glazed French door and matching side-panel opening onto a pleasant balcony. There is a focal fireplace with inset electric 'pebble effect' fire, a glazed panelled door leads to the kitchen.


A very pleasant access to outdoor space, with a sunny southerly aspect and within earshot of the babbling waters of Lukely Brook. Having an artificial grass surface, glazed balustrade and outside light. A great place to sit and pass the time of day.


With an electrically operated triple-glazed window. Excellent range of ‘Maple effect’ fronted fitted wall and base units with contrasting laminate worktops incorporating a stainless steel sink unit. Integrated appliances comprise; a four-ringed ceramic hob with a stainless-steel chimney extractor hood over, waist-level oven, separate microwave and concealed fridge and freezer. Extensively tiled splash-backs, fully tiled floor, ceiling spot light fitting.

Bedroom One

A well-proportioned double bedroom. Triple-glazed picture window, built-in wardrobe with hanging rail, shelving and mirror-fronted sliding doors.

Bedroom Two

Currently arranged as a second sitting room/study. A double bedroom with a triple-glazed window free-standing wardrobe.


Modern white suite comprising; a close-coupled WC, vanity wash-hand basin with cupboard unit below and worktop over with mirror, strip light and shaver point, panelled bath and a separate walk-in level access shower. Wall cabinet, electric heated towel rail, emergency pull cord and ceiling spot light. Fully tiled walls and wet room flooring


We understand that this lovely apartment can be purchased 'as seen' including the original show-home furniture.
Internal doors are quality Oak veneered. There are very pleasant landscaped communal gardens backing onto Lukely Brook, a flowing waterway with resident Mallard Ducks. Private car parking is available with a yearly permit at an annual charge of around £250 per annum for which there may be a waiting list.

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
• 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, but does include the cost of your Estates Manager, your water rates, our 24 hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas and all external window cleaning, exterior property maintenance and gardening. Find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or Estates Manager.


Lease 125 Years from 2013
Ground Rent £510


  • Super Ground Floor Apartment
  • Level access to extensive communal facilities
  • Elevated southerly aspect to rear
  • Pleasant balcony overlooking Lukely Brook
  • Excellent Estate Manager and staff
  • 24 hour Careline for additional peace-of-mind
  • Fantastic communal facilities
  • Homeowners lounge, function room and landscaped gardens
  • Restaurant with daily lunch service
  • Convenient Location

Property Consultant

Imogen Ruckwood, Property Consultant - South East region

Imogen Ruckwood

0345 556 4120