Blyton House

Marlow Road, Bourne End

property description


Blyton House

Blyton House, built by McCarthy & Stone, has been designed and constructed for modern independent retirement living. All under half a mile from it's front door, the development has an array of amenities such as; Bus stop; Post office; Butcher; Library; Bank; Community centre; Optician; Pharmacy; Hairdresser; Dentist; Doctors surgery; Bourne End train station; Church. The development consists of 25 one and two-bedroom retirement apartments for the over 60s. The apartments have security door entry systems, and underfloor heating (all underfloor heating costs are covered by the service charge). The dedicated House Manager is on site during their working hours (9am - 2pm) to take care of running the development. For added convenience there's a mobility scooter store/charging room which can be used £10 a year.

There's no need to worry about the burden of maintenance costs as the service charge covers the cost of all external maintenance, gardening and landscaping, external window cleaning, buildings insurance, water rates and security systems. All energy costs of the homeowners lounge and other communal areas are also covered in the service charge. For your peace of mind the development has camera door entry and 24-hour emergency call systems, should you require assistance. The Homeowners' lounge provides a great space to socialise 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). It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 60 years or over.

Entrance Hall

Front door with spy hole and letter box. The 24-hour Tunstall emergency response system is situated in the hall. A walk-in storage cupboard/airing cupboard housing the hot water tank. Smoke detector and ceiling light. Secure entry system with intercom. Doors lead to the bedrooms, living room and shower room.

Living room

A very well presented and spacious living/dining room benefitting from a glazed door that opens onto a balcony. Two ceiling light points, raised power points. TV & telephone points. Part glazed double doors lead into a separate kitchen.


A well proportioned modern kitchen fitted with a range of high gloss wall and base units. Fitted contrasting work surfaces with matching splash back up-stand. The stainless steel sink with mixer tap is positioned beneath a double glazed window which has two openers. Built-in mid level electric oven with fitted matching microwave above. Ceramic hob with splash back and stainless steel hood. Integrated fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Under unit wall lighting and ceiling spot lights.

Bedroom one with En-Suite Shower Room

This beautifully presented double bedroom features a a walk in wardrobe housing rails and shelving. Central ceiling light. TV and telephone points. Double glazed window. Door leading to en-suite.

En-Suite Shower Room

This immaculate shower room comprises; walk in level access shower with fitted glass screen and grab rails, vanity unit with inset wash hand basin with mixer tap; fitted mirror with built in light; wall mounted heated towel rail, emergency pull-cord. Ceiling spot lights.

Bedroom two

Spacious double room that could be used as a hobby room or a library. Raised sockets, celling light, double glazed window.

Guest shower room

Modern suite comprising; shower shower cubicle; WC with concealed cistern; vanity unit with inset wash basin and mirror above. emergency pull-cord; wall mounted heated towel rail. Emergency pull-cord.

Service charge

•Underfloor heating in all apartments
•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, but does include the cost of your House Manager, your water rates, our 24-hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas, exterior property maintenance and gardening. To find out more about the service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.

Car parking

The fee is usually £250 per annum, but may vary by development. Permits are available on a first come, first served basis. Please check with the House Manager on site for availability.

Lease information

999 Years from 1st June 2015
Ground rent £495 per annum.


  • House Manager
  • 24 hour emergency call system
  • Beautiful communal areas
  • Lift to all floors
  • Video entry system
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Guest suite for family or friends
  • Underfloor heating
  • Mobility scooter store with charging points
  • Sky/Sky+ connection from living room

Property Consultant

David Newton, Property Consultant - South East region

David Newton

0345 556 4120