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 residents' 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.
Well presented ground floor one bed apartment with south facing patio. The apartment comprises of an entrance hall, living room, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom/wet room.
The hallway has a generous walk-in storage cupboard which also houses the electric fuse box, condensing boiler and alarm system. There is a Tunstall 24 hour emergency response unit with pull cords in the hall, bedroom and bathroom in addition to personal pendant alarms. The Tunstall sytem also acts as your security intercom system and there are illuminated light switches located throughout.
Spacious and bright living room with French door to the patio area. The decor is neutral and the curtains are operated by remote control for ease. The fitted carpet continues throughout the hallway and bedroom. There is room for a small dining table and chairs. Ample electric sockets plus TV and phone points complete the room.
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 and floor level heater. There is a decorative roller blind and under pelmet lighting.
Nicely presented double bedroom benefiting from a built-in mirror wardrobe and plenty room for free standing bedroom furniture. There are ample raised electric sockets, attractive ceiling light, TV and phone point.
Fully tiled with anti-slip flooring, this well equipped bathroom with suite comprises of a bath, level access walk-in shower with handrail, rainfall shower head and adjustable handheld shower head, WC, vanity unit with sink and mirror above, heated towel rail and small heater. There is also an emergency pull chord within easy reach.
Fitted carpets, curtains, kitchen blind and all integrated appliances.
*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: £6,362.26 pa (for financial year ending 10/22)
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. There is plenty of free on street parking in the immediate vicinity.