Constructed in early 2014 by award-winning retirement home specialists McCarthy and Stone, Somers Brook Court is a ‘Retirement Living Plus’ development providing a lifestyle living opportunity for the over 70’S and designed for independent living with the peace-of-mind provided by the day-to-day support of our excellent Estate Manager and Staff whose oversea the smooth running of the development. The property enjoys excellent communal facilities including a homeowner’s lounge, restaurant with a fantastic, varied daily table-service lunch, laundry, scooter store and landscaped gardens. Homeowners also benefit from an hour of free 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. There is also the excellent guest suite widely used by visiting family and friends for which a small charge of £25 per night applies.
Somers Brook Court is within 850 metres of the High Street of this, the historic capital Town of the Island, and as such is very conveniently placed for day to day amenities. In addition, a Sainsbury’s supermarket is just a few minutes walking distance.
A spacious hallway provides access to the bedroom, living/ dining Room and kitchen and the bath/ shower Room. With the addition of a walk in storage cupboard.
The kitchen is situated next to the living dining area benefiting from an open plan design. Consisting of wood effect wall and floor units with grey marble effect worktops, tiled splash backs and under counter lighting, a built in electric oven, electric four ring hob with an extractor fan over, a stainless steel sink with draining board and tiled flooring. Powerpoints.
The living room is carpeted, with access to the communal gardens via a double glazed patio door, a feature electric fireplace provides a focal point to the centre of the room. Power points and TV point.
The bedroom is fitted with carpet and benefits from a large built in wardrobe. Power points and TV point.
The bathroom has both a bath and a separate walk in shower with the addition of grab handles, a sink with vanity unit and mirror over, WC, fully tiled walls and floor.
Private car parking is available with a yearly permit at a charge of around £250 per annum for which there may be a waiting list.
• 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
• One hour of domestic support per week is included in the service charge
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, your water rates, our 24 hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas and all external window cleaning, exterior property maintenance and gardening. Find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or Estates Manager.
Service charge: £7,758.84 p.a (for financial year end 31/03/2023).
Lease 125 Years from 2013
Ground Rent £435