Weighbridge Court,

Weighbridge Court, 301 High Street, Chipping Ongar, Essex, CM5 9FD

property description


Weighbridge Court

Weighbridge Court is one of McCarthy & Stones Retirement Living PLUS range (formally 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 team. For your reassurance the development has 24-Hour on-site staffing, secure camera entry systems and 24-Hour emergency call system provided by a personal pendant with static call points in bathroom and main bedroom. The development has a homeowners' lounge which is a superb venue for socialising with friends and family.

If your guests have travelled from afar, they can extend their stay by booking into the development Guest Suite (usually for a fee of £25 per night - subject to availability) which has an en-suite shower room, tea and coffee making facilities and a TV. For added convenience there is an onsite waitress service restaurant with freshly cooked meals provided everyday.

It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 70 years of age or over.

Social Community

The development has a wonderful friendly community feel, reflected by the social calendar which homeowners can partake in as much or as little as they wish. There are always plenty of regular activities to choose from including; arm chair fitness classes, coffee mornings, games and quiz nights, and themed events.

Whilst there is something for everyone there is certainly no obligation to participate and home owners’ can ‘dip in and out’ of activities as they wish. The development enjoys excellent communal facilities including a super homeowners lounge, function room, and landscaped gardens.

Entrance Hall

Front door with spy hole leads to the entrance hall where the 24-hour Tunstall emergency response system is situated. From the hallway there is a door to a walk-in storage cupboard/airing cupboard. Illuminated light switches and smoke detector. Security door entry system with intercom. Doors lead to the double bedroom, living room and wet room.

Living Room

A well-proportioned lounge benefitting from double glazed door opening to a patio area and communal gardens. TV point with Sky+ connectivity (subscription fees may apply). Feature fire place. Telephone point. Three ceiling light points. Raised electric power sockets. Partially glazed door leads to a separate kitchen.


A well maintained modern fitted kitchen with a range of base and wall units. Granite style work surfaces with tiled splash back. The double glazed window is positioned above the stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drainer, and enjoys views of the communal gardens. Built in electric oven with space above for a microwave. Ceramic hob with cooker hood above. Integral fridge & freezer.


A bright and spacious double bedroom with a large window with views over the communal gardens. A large walk-in wardrobe housing rails and shelving. Ceiling light points. TV and telephone point. Double glazed window.

Wet Room

Fully tiled wet room style shower with curtain. slip resistant vinyl flooring, WC, vanity unit with inset wash basin and mirror above, shaver point and chrome heated towel rail.

Service Charge

• 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 Estate Manager.

Car Parking Scheme

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

Ground Rent

Annual fee - £435

Lease Information

125 years from 1st June 2012


  • 24 Hour on-site staffing for peace of mind
  • Communal Lounge where social events take place
  • Lovely Landscaped Gardens
  • In house Restaurant serving lunch
  • Guest Suite for visiting family & friend
  • One Bedroom Ground Floor Retirement Apartment
  • Double Bedroom with walk-in wardrobe
  • Living Room with direct access to patio area
  • Windows overlooking communal gardens
  • Wet Room style shower room

Property Consultant

Georgia Brown, Property Consultant - East Midlands region

Georgia Brown

0345 556 4120