Sydney Court is a Retirement Living Plus development built by McCarthy & Stone, designed specifically for the over 70s, for those who wish to enjoy independent living but may need some extra care and support. There is an Estate Manager who leads the team and oversees the development. This apartment features Oak veneered doors throughtout, a fully fitted kitchen with NEFF appliances, underfloor heating, fitted and tiled shower room with level access shower and a 24 hour emergency call system.
Communal facilities include a homeowners lounge where social events and activities take place, a function room and a landscaped courtyard. There is a fully equipped laundry room and bistro-style restaurant that serves freshly prepared meals daily. If your guests wish to stay, there is guest suite accommodation which can be booked (fees apply). There are lifts to all levels in the building, mobility scooter store and wellbeing suite. 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 Sydney Court 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.
Sydney Court backs on to Waring Park with beautiful views. There is an Arts and Adult Education Centre at the end of the road. The main Station Road, with restaurants and shops, is nearby, and Sidcup railway station is less than ½ a mile away. You can catch direct trains to London Charing Cross and Cannon Street, as well as Lewisham and Woolwich there is also a good local bus service.
Front door with spy hole leads to the large entrance hall - the 24-hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord system is situated in the hall. From the hallway there is a door to a walk-in storage cupboard/airing cupboard. Illuminated light switches, smoke detector, apartment security door entry system with intercom and emergency pull cord located in the hall. Doors lead to the bedroom, living room and shower room.
A bright, well-proportioned lounge with double glazed patio door with windows to the side leading onto the balcony and a Southerly aspect. TV and telephone points, Sky/Sky+ connection point. Two ceiling lights. Fitted carpets, raised electric power sockets. Partially glazed door leads onto a separate kitchen.
Fully tiled and fitted kitchen with a range of modern low and eye level units and drawers with contrasting work surfaces. UPVC double glazed window. Stainless steel sink with mono lever tap and drainer. NEFF waist level oven, ceramic hob, cooker hood and integral fridge freezer and under pelmet lighting.
Spacious double bedroom with a walk-in wardrobe housing rails and shelving. Ceiling lights, TV and phone point.
Fully tiled with non-slip resistant floor tiling, walk-in with level access shower. Underfloor heating and grab rails. WC and Vanity unit with sink mirror, heated towel rail, and shaver socket. Emergency pull cord.
• 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 Estates 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 Estates Manager.
Service charge: £8,353.32 pa (for financial year end 30/06/2022)
Lease 999 Years from 2017
Ground Rent £495pa