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.
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.
A bright and spacious one bedroom apartment with a westerly aspect which allows lots of natural light in, this is situated on the third floor which can be accessed by lift.
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 living room, bedroom and wet room.
A well-proportioned lounge benefiting from a double glazed west facing window which provides views towards the communal gardens and car park. The lounge allows ample space for dining, ideally positioned in front of the window and has a feature electric fire and surround which acts as an attractive focal point. TV point with Sky+ connectivity (subscription fees may apply), telephone point. Two ceiling light points and raised electric power sockets. Part glazed door leads to a separate kitchen.
A well maintained modern fitted kitchen with a range of base and wall units, granite styled work surfaces with tiled splash back. The double glazed west facing window is positioned above the stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drainer. Built in waist height electric oven with space above for a microwave. Four ring ceramic hob with cooker hood above. Integral fridge & freezer.
A bright and spacious double bedroom with a west facing window with views over the communal gardens and car park. Featuring a large walk-in wardrobe housing rails and shelving. TV and telephone point. Two ceiling light points and raised electric power sockets.
Fully tiled wet room style shower with curtain, seat and support rail. WC, vanity unit with inset wash basin and mirror above. Shaver point. Chrome heated towel rail. Slip resistant vinyl flooring and emergency pull cord.
• 1hr Domestic assistance
• On-site Estate Manager and team
• On-site restaurant
• 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 House Manager.
Service charge: £7,824.12 p.a. (for financial year end 31/03/2023)
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 of £435
Lease length- 125 years from 1st June 2012