Booth Court

Booth Court, Handford Road, Ipswich

property description



The development overlooks the Alderman Canal and Alderman Road Recreation Ground and Nature Reserve, providing a variety of walks on the doorstep. Booth Court is one of McCarthy & Stones Retirement Living PLUS range (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 agency. For your reassurance the development is fitted with 24-Hour CCTV and a secure entry system.

The development has a homeowners' lounge for socialising with friends and family and, for your convenience, an onsite restaurant with freshly cooked meals provided everyday. It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 70 years or of age or over.

Entrance Hall

Front door with spy hole Airing cupboard housing the hot water system and fitted with shelving. Wall mounted emergency intercom. Doors leading to bathroom, bedroom and the lounge.


A bright and airy south facing lounge with views towards the well maintained communal gardens from the window. This generous room provides ample space for dining, ideally in front of the mentioned window and has an electric fire with surround which acts as an attractive focal point. TV and telephone points. Two ceiling light points, raised electric power sockets. Part glazed door leading to separate kitchen.


Fully fitted kitchen with a range of base and eye level units and drawers. An auto opening double glazed window which faces south and provides garden views sits above a single drainer sink unit with mixer tap. Built in waist heigh electric oven (for minimum bend) with space over for a microwave. Four ring induction hob with extractor hood above. Integrated fridge and freezer. Central ceiling light and ceramic floor tiles.


Double bedroom with double glazed window providing garden views. Fitted, mirror fronted wardrobes providing hanging rails and storage. TV and telephone points. Two ceiling light points, raised electric power sockets and emergency pull-cord.

Bathroom/Shower Room

Wet room with fully tiled walls and slip resistant safety flooring. Level access shower with curtain and separate panel bath both with support rails. Vanity unit with inset wash hand basin fitted mirror above. WC. Heated towel rail, central ceiling light. Extractor fan. Emergency pull-cord.

Service Charge

• Onsite Estate Manager and team
• 24 hr emergency call system
• 1 hour cleaning / domestic assistance per week, per apartment
• Apartment heating
• Water rates for communal areas and apartments
• Cleaning of communal areas daily
• Cleaning of windows
• Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
• 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. Find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or Estate Manager.

Car Parking Permit

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 Jan 2013


  • South facing apartment
  • Garden and canal views
  • Superbly presented
  • Estate Manager - 24hr on call
  • Table service restaurant
  • Personal care packages
  • Function room with computer
  • Home Owner lounge with television
  • Domestic assistance (i hour a week included in service charge)
  • All heating bills for each apartment

Property Consultant

Georgia Brown, Property Consultant - East Midlands region

Georgia Brown

0345 556 4120