Lyle Court was purpose built by McCarthy & Stone for retirement living plus. The development consists of 73 one and two-bedroom retirement apartments for the over 70s. There is an Estates Manager on site and a 24-hour emergency call system provided via a personal pendant alarm and with call points in the hallway, bedrooms and bathroom. The development includes a beautiful Homeowners' lounge with kitchen facility where you can enjoy various social activities if you wish or attend the weekly coffee morning to enjoy a catch up with your neighbours. The restaurant facility provides a nutritional three course lunch (subsidised) and you can pre-order light evening meals. The communal laundry room is well equipped. There are attractive and well maintained landscaped gardens including a roof terrace, sun room and courtyard with seating area. The hair and beauty salon are popular. There is a guest suite for visitors who wish to stay (additional charges apply). A car parking permit scheme applies, check with the Estates Manager subject to availability.
Lyle Court is situated in Barnton some 4 miles to the north west of Edinburgh City Centre. Barnton is a small, affluent suburb of the capital and enjoys a reputation as one of the city’s most desirable locations. Lyle Court is situated on Barnton Grove, just off Barnton Junction and enjoys excellent transport links to the local area and into the City Centre. Local amenities and attractions are easily accessible, from the local shops and services adjacent to the development, including a small supermarket, post office and bank, to the beautiful walks and scenery offered on the nearby Cramond shoreline. Golf enthusiasts will also find the Royal Burgess Golfing Society nearby, one of the most prestigious golf clubs in Scotland, and just one of a multitude of clubs in the Edinburgh & Lothians area. Edinburgh itself is of course full of fantastic attractions, from the historic Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Mile, to the iconic modern Scottish Parliament building at Holyrood. Shopping facilities are unrivalled with Princess Street and George Street offering even most discerning shoppers an excellent choice of stores.
Apartment 20 is located on the first floor with balcony and has a south facing aspect overlooking the communal gardens with the buzz of Queensferry Road. The apartment is nicely decorated throughout adding to the charm of the property.
Spacious entrance hall with two good sized walk-in storage cupboards, a wall mounted coat rack, Tunstall 24 hour care line emergency response system and personal pendant alarm(s) provided. There are also pull cords in the bedrooms and bathroom. There are illuminated light switches, a smoke detector and apartment security door entry system with intercom. Doors lead to the living room, bedrooms and bathroom.
A lovely bright and generous space benefiting a balcony with astro turf floor covering. The feature fire surround and electric fire provides a pleasant focal point. There is a handy storage cupboard off the lounge and the room has ample electric raised sockets, TV and phone points, three attractive light fittings and a partially glazed door leads to the kitchen.
Well appointed fully fitted kitchen with tiled floor. Stainless steel sink with mono block lever tap. Built-in oven, ceramic hob with extractor hood and fitted integrated fridge, freezer, floor level heater and under pelmet lighting.
Good sized double bedroom benefiting a mirrored sliding wardrobe. The rectangluar shaped room can accommodate two single beds or a double. There are plenty electric sockets, TV and phone point plus an emergency pull cord.
The second double bedroom is angled with plenty room for free standing furniture. There are plenty sockets throughout plus a TV and phone point.
Well equipped bathroom/wet room with suite comprising of bath, walk-in shower with handrail, WC, vanity unit with sink and mirror above, heated towel rail and small heater.
Fitted carpets, curtains, light fittings, fireplace and all integrated appliances are included in the sale.
*Cleaning of external and 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
* All day use of communal homeowners' lounge with complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits
* Subsidised homeowners' meal service in restaurant
* Mobility Scooter store
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, 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: £8,580.30 pa.. (for financial year ending 31/09/22)
Parking is by allocated space subject to availability. The fee is currently £250 per annum. Permits are available on a first come, first served basis. Please check with the Estates Manager on site for availability.