Stover Court

East Street, Newton Abbot

property description



A spacious two bedroom apartment at this ever popular development. Positioned on the first floor yet convenient to the lift service, this apartment is tucked away in a quiet position at the end of a corridor The accommodation offers a spacious living room, very well fitted kitchen with integrated appliances, and a modern en suite wet room with an excellent level access shower. There is the additional bonus of a further shower room/wc off the hallway which is ideal for visitors / guests. The flat has access to a storage room on the other side of the hallway (storage cages are available at a small additional monthly charge via the House Manager. All windows look out on to pleasant views of green spaces where wildlife and wild flowers may be seen throughout the day. The property benefits from two lifts, both of which serve all three floors.

Constructed in 2013 by award-winning retirement home specialists McCarthy and Stone, Stover Court is a ‘Retirement Living’ development providing a lifestyle living opportunity for the over 55’s and designed for independent living with the peace-of-mind provided by the day-to-day support of our excellent House Manager. The development, partly converted from the old hospital, is ideally located within a very short walk of a Sainsbury’s store, excellent doctors surgery, pharmacy and the amenities of the town centre. The development enjoys excellent communal facilities including a homeowners' lounge, laundry, scooter store, landscaped gardens with an attractive courtyard. 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. The property benefits from economical underfloor heating hence freeing up valuable wall space and a sophisticated Vent Axia system. Private car parking is available with a yearly permit at an annual charge of around £250 per annum.

It’s so easy to make new friends and to lead a busy and fulfilled life at Stover Court; there are always plenty of activities to choose from bringing neighbours and friends together on a regular basis. Whilst there is something for everyone, homeowners dip in and out of activities as they wish.


A particularly spacious hallway is entered via a solid Oak-veneered entrance door with spy-hole and includes a security intercom system that provides a verbal link to the main development entrance door. Ample space for hall-style furniture, emergency pull cord, generous walk-in store/airing cupboards, one of which houses the Gledhill boiler supplying domestic hot water.

Living Room:

A spacious and versatile shaped, dual aspect room with a French door that is framed with a Juliet balcony offers generous amounts of light and air.


With a triple-glazed window. Excellent range of ‘Maple effect’ units having contrasting laminate worktops incorporating a stainless steel inset sink unit. Integrated appliances comprise; a four-ringed halogen hob with stainless-steel chimney extractor hood over, waist-level oven and concealed fridge and freezer. Both the hob and oven have wall on/off switches as a safety feature. Ceiling spot light fitting. Extensively tiled walls and fully tiled floor. Plumbing and wiring for a dishwasher is in-situ, should a new owner wish to install their own dishwasher.

Bedroom 1:

This spacious room with a French door that is framed with a Juliet balcony benefits from a large fitted cupboard with wardrobe hanging space and useful storage inserts. The vendors advise that a white wardrobe/shelving/drawer unit is included in the sale.

Ensuite Shower Room:

A modern wet room facility with a white suite comprising; close-coupled WC, vanity wash-hand basin with cupboard unit below and worktop, mirror, strip light and shaver point over, large walk-in level access shower with glazed screen. Heated towel rail, emergency pull cord. Fully tiled walls and tiled floor.

Bedroom 2:

A good size bedroom that could equally be used as a study/occasional bedroom. The vendors advise that a white wardrobe unit is included in the sale.

Shower Room:

Ideal for visitors or guests, this additional shower room includes a second wc to this apartment. Grab rails are fitted close to both the shower and wc plus, there is an emergency pullcord for added reassurance. A mirror, strip light and shaver point compliment this useful room which has a walk in, level access, shower with glazed screen. Fully tiled walls and tiled floor.

Lease Information:

125 years from 2014.
Ground Rent £495 per annum.

Service Charge:

The Service Charge covers the expense of:
• 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
To find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.


  • DUAL ASPECT Living Room
  • INTEGRATED APPLIANCES in the kitchen
  • Generous STORAGE
  • HOUSE MANAGER for additional SUPPORT

Property Consultant


Paula Squire

01202 508081