Blyton House

Marlow Road, Bourne End

property description



Blyton House, built by McCarthy & Stone, has been designed and constructed for modern independent retirement living. All under half a mile from its front door, the development has an array of amenities such as; Bus stop; Post office; Butcher; Library; Bank; Community centre; Optician; Pharmacy; Hairdresser; Dentist; Doctors surgery; Bourne End train station; Church. The development consists of 25 one and two-bedroom retirement apartments for the over 60s. The apartments boast Sky/Sky+ connection points in living room, fitted wardrobes in main bedroom, security door entry systems, and underfloor heating (all underfloor heating costs are covered by the service charge). The dedicated House Manager is on site during their working hours (9am - 2pm) to take care of running the development. For added convenience there's a mobility scooter store/charging room which can be used £10 a year. There's no need to worry about the burden of maintenance costs as the service charge covers the cost of all external maintenance, gardening and landscaping, external window cleaning, buildings insurance, water rates and security systems. All energy costs of the homeowners lounge and other communal areas are also covered in the service charge. For your peace of mind the development has camera door entry and 24-hour emergency call systems, should you require assistance. The Homeowners' lounge provides a great space to socialise with friends and family. If your guests have travelled from afar, they can extend their stay by booking into the development Guest Suite (usually for a fee of £25 per night - subject to availability). It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 60 years or over.

Entrance Hall

Front door with spy hole and letter box. The 24-hour Tunstall emergency response system is situated in the hall. A walk-in storage cupboard/airing cupboard housing the hot water tank. Smoke detector and ceiling light. Secure entry system with intercom. Doors lead to the bedroom, living room and shower room.

Living Room

A very well presented and spacious living/dining room with feature modern wall mounted electric fire. Under floor heating. Two ceiling light points, raised power points. TV, Sky/Sky+ and telephone points. Part glazed double doors lead into a separate kitchen.


A well proportioned modern kitchen fitted with a range of high gloss wall and base units. Fitted contrasting work surfaces with matching splash back up-stand. The stainless steel sink with mixer tap is positioned beneath a double glazed window which has two openers. Built-in mid level electric oven with fitted matching microwave above. Ceramic hob with splash back and stainless steel extractor hood. Integrated fridge/freezer, washing machine and dishwasher. Under unit wall lighting and ceiling spot lights.


This beautifully presented dual aspect double bedroom features a walk-in wardrobe housing rails and shelving. Under floor heating. Central ceiling light. Raised electrical points. TV and telephone points.

Shower Room

This immaculate shower room comprises; walk in level access shower with fitted glass screen, vanity unit with inset wash hand basin with mixer tap; fitted mirror with built in light; wall mounted heated towel rail, emergency pull-cord. Ceiling spot lights and window.

Service Charge (Breakdown)

•Underfloor heating in all apartments
•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 House Manager, your water rates, our 24-hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas, exterior property maintenance and gardening. To find out more about the service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.


999 Years from 1st June 2015

Car Parking

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 House Manager on site for availability.


  • House Manager
  • 24 hour emergency call system
  • Lift to all floors
  • Communal lounge
  • Guest suite for family or friends
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Sky and Sky+ connection point from living room
  • Underfloor heating
  • Mobility scooter store with charging points
  • Video entry system

Property Consultant

David Newton, Property Consultant - South East region

David Newton

0345 556 4120