Barnhill Court

Barnhill Court, Barnhill Road, Chipping Sodbury, Bristol

property description



Completed by award-winning developers McCarthy & Stone in 2015, Barnhill Court occupies an excellent position an easy 10-minute level walk to the thriving and historic Chipping Sodbury High Street with its origins dating back to the 12th Century. In addition, a Waitrose Supermarket is very close by with easy pedestrian access.

This is a ‘Retirement Living Plus’ development providing private apartments specifically for those over 70 years of age and designed for independent living with the peace-of-mind provided by the day-to-day support of our excellent staff and Estate Manager who oversee the smooth running of the development.

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.

The development boast’s a host of facilities for the enjoyment of home owners, not least of which is the beautiful communal lounge which is the hub of social activities. There is also a restaurant with a fantastic, varied daily table-service lunch. There are lifts serving all floors, mobility scooter store, laundry room and a lovely landscaped garden.

There is also the excellent guest suite, widely used by visiting family and friends, for which a small nightly charge applies. It’s so easy to make new friends and to lead a busy and fulfilled life at Barnhill Court with plenty of regular activities to enjoy. These may include - coffee mornings, art group, fitness classes, film night, games and quiz nights, seasonal and themed events and occasional organised trips. Whilst there is something for everyone there is certainly no obligation to participate and home owners ‘dip in and out’ of activities as they wish.

Entrance Hall

The apartment is accessed via a solid Oak veneered entrance door with spy-hole. A security intercom system provides both a visual (via the home-owners TV) and verbal link to the main development entrance door. An emergency push button and pull cord panel is wall mounted which provides access to the 24 Hour Careline. A large store cupboard with light and shelving houses the Gledhill boiler supplying domestic hot water and a concealed ‘Vent Axia’ heat exchange system utilising the hot air generated within the property and recirculating this back into the principle rooms. A further cupboard provides useful storage. A feature glazed panelled door leads to the Living Room.

Living Room

This is a spacious and versatile rectangular room with triple-glazed windows. A French door opens onto the balcony with an interesting outlook across the development and its landscaped areas. The balcony provides a lovely outdoor space. A contemporary electric fire and surround creates a focal point but can also offer additional heat, if required. Feature glazed panelled door leads to a well equipped kitchen.


With an electrically operated triple-glazed window for ease of use/access. An excellent range of ‘Shaker styled’ cream-fronted fitted wall and base units with woodblock effect laminate worktops, matching upstands and incorporating a stainless steel inset sink unit. A range of integrated appliances includes; a ‘Neff’ four-ring glazed halogen hob, splash-back and stainless steel chimney extractor hood over, ‘Neff’ high level built-in oven and concealed fridge and freezer. Plank styled flooring. **This apartment has the added benefit of a free standing dishwasher that is remaining as part of the sale**.

Bedroom One

An interestingly shaped double bedroom with a triple-glazed picture window, walk-in wardrobe with auto light, ample hanging space and shelving. A feature pendant shade is fitted.

Bedroom 2

A rectangular shaped double bedroom that could also be used as a study. A feature light is fitted flush to the ceiling.

Bath & Shower Room

Modern white suite comprising; close-coupled WC, vanity wash-hand basin set into excellent bathroom furniture storage cupboards (below and to one side), mirror and inset downlights. Panelled bath and separate walk-in, level access shower cubicle with a raindrop shower head and additional adjustable shower attachment. Fully tiled walls and wet room styled vinyl flooring, electric heated towel rail/radiator, emergency pull cord.


There are lovely communal landscaped communal gardens, superb communal facilities and car parking available with a yearly permit at a charge of around £250 per annum for which there may be a waiting list.

Service Charge Includes

•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. To find out more about the service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.

Lease Information

Lease Length: 125 years from 1st Jan 2015
Ground Rent: £510 per annum


  • Upper Ground Floor Location
  • Easy Access To Lift
  • Balcony
  • Generous Storage
  • Landscaped Gardens
  • Estates Manager & 24-hour on-site staffing.
  • 1 hours domestic assistance within your service charge.
  • 24-hour emergency call systems
  • Homeowners Lounge & Sun Room
  • On-Site Restaurant

Property Consultant

Stephen Hobday, Property Consultant - South West region

Stephen Hobday

0345 556 4120