Booth Court,

Booth Court, Handford Road, Ipswich

property description



The development overlooks the Alderman Canal and Alderman Road Recreation Ground and Nature Reserve, providing a variety of walks on the doorstep. Booth Court is one of McCarthy & Stones Retirement Living PLUS range (Assisted Living) and is facilitated to provide it's homeowners' with extra care.

An Estates Manager is on hand to manage the day to day running of the development and attend to any queries you may have. Within the service charge homeowners are allocated 1 hours domestic assistance per week, however, additional hours can be arranged by prior appointment. There are a range of personal care packages to suit your requirements - these are provided by the onsite CQC registered care agency. For your reassurance the development is fitted with a secure entry system.

The development has a homeowners' lounge for socialising with friends and family and, for your convenience, an onsite restaurant with freshly cooked meals provided everyday. It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 70 years or of age or over.

Entrance Hallway

Larger than average hallway featuring fitted shelving. Door to airing cupboard housing the hot water system and fitted with shelving. Wall mounted emergency intercom. Doors leading to lounge, bedroom and wet room.


A bright south facing lounge with views towards the well maintained communal gardens. The spacious lounge has ample room for dining, ideally positioned in front of the window. TV and telephone points., two ceiling light points and raised electric sockets. Part glazed door leading to separate kitchen.


Fully fitted modern kitchen with a range of base and eye level units and drawers. An auto opening double glazed window w sits above a single drainer sink unit with mixer tap. Built in waist height electric oven with space over for a microwave. Four ring induction hob with extractor hood above. Integrated fridge and freezer.


Generously sized west facing bedroom with garden facing window. Built in wardrobe wit mirror fronted sliding doors. TV and telephone point, central ceiling light point, raised power sockets. Emergency pull-cord.

Wet Room

Fully fitted suite comprising of a level access wet room style shower with curtain and a low level panel bath, both fitted with support rails. Vanity unit with inset wash hand basin and mirror above. WC. Heated towel rail, ceiling spotlights, extractor fan and slip resistant safety flooring. Emergency pull-cord

Service Charge (breakdown)

• On-site Estate Manager and team
• 1 hours domestic assistance per week
• On-site Subsidised restaurant
• Water rates for communal areas and apartments
• Cleaning of communal windows
• 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 licence. To find out more about the servicecharges please contact your Property Consultant or Estate Manager.

Service charge: £7,637.16 pa (for financial year ending 04/23)

Car Parking Permit Scheme-subject to availability

Parking is by allocated space subject to availability, the fee is £250 per annum, permits are available on a first come, first served basis. Please check with the Estate Manager on site for availability.

Leasehold Information

Lease length: 125 years from 1st Jan 2013
Ground Rent: £435 per annum
Ground rent review date: Jan 2028


  • All heating bills for each apartment included in service charge
  • Domestic assistance (1hr included in service charge - additional hours by arrangement)
  • Personal care packages available from the onsite CQC registered care agency
  • Estates Manager + 24-hour on-site staffing
  • Table service restaurant
  • Function room with computer
  • Homeowners' lounge with television
  • Guest suite

Property Consultant

Georgia Brown, Property Consultant - East Midlands region

Georgia Brown

0345 556 4120