Waterford Place

Waterford Place Westmead Lane, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 3GX

property description



Occupying a prime position on the second floor of this very popular development with a double-wide balcony providing an outlook across the extensive gardens of Waterford Place and of the main entrance below. The apartment is presented in excellent condition and offers a very comfortable living room with French door opening onto the balcony, an excellent kitchen with comprehensive range of integrated appliances, double bedroom with walk-in wardrobe and a practical shower room. The apartment is complimented by effective underfloor heating throughout thus freeing-up valuable wall space. There is a lift to all floors.

Waterford Place was very recently constructed by multi award-winning retirement living specialist McCarthy and Stone and is a sought-after 'Retirement Living' development providing independent living for those aged 60 years and over. It occupies a fantastic position just 200 metres from the centre of town. A variety of local supermarkets can be found nearby and the Town Centre also boasts access to a local Hospital and plenty of Doctors surgeries, Banks, retail stores and independent shops. There are also regular traditional town markets. Places of interest in the local area are varied, with John Coles Park, the museum and Heritage Centre and Chippenham folk festival just a few examples. For those interested in wider travel, transport links are strong with regular bus services connecting residents to towns including Bath, Calne, Devizes, Trowbridge and Swindon. Rail links are also good and Chippenham railway station features along the main line to London Paddington.

Waterford Place offers the level of freedom needed to maintain your independence for longer in your own home, living retirement to the full. It’s so easy to make new friends and to lead a busy and fulfilled life at Waterford Place; there are regular activities to choose from including; coffee mornings, fitness classes, games and quiz nights, fish and chip supper evenings, themed events. Whilst there is something for everyone there is certainly no obligation to participate and home owners can join in or remain as private as they wish.

For peace of mind our House Manager provides excellent support to Home Owners whilst ensuring the smooth running of the development. Additionally, the apartments are equipped with a 24-hour emergency call system. All the external property maintenance including gardening and window cleaning is taken care of. In addition to privately owned luxury apartments the development also offers beautiful social spaces such as a communal lounge, landscaped gardens and a GUEST SUITE where visiting family and friends can be accommodated for a small charge.


Of a good size, having an quality Oak-veneered entrance door with spy-hole, security intercom system that provides both a visual (via the home-owners TV) and verbal link to the main development entrance door. Emergency pull cord, large walk-in utility cupboard with light and shelving housing the Gledhill boiler supplying hot water, Vent Axia heat exchange system and automatic washer/dryer. There is a second shallow cupboard with meters. A feature glazed panelled door leads to the Living Room.


A very comfortable and particularly welcoming room with a double-glazed French door and matching side-panel opening onto an excellent balcony with a very pleasant outlook over the extensive gardens of Waterford Place, the outlook also takes in the development entrance providing an interesting insight to the daily activity of the development. Focal point fireplace with inset electric fire. A feature glazed panelled double door leads to the kitchen.


Double-glazed window with a pleasing outlook. Excellent contemporary range of soft cream, gloss finished fitted units with contrasting laminate worktops and matching upstands incorporating a stainless steel inset sink unit. Integrated appliances comprise; a Bosch four-ringed hob with a contemporary styled glazed splashpanel and stainless steel chimney extractor hood over, Bosch waist-level oven and concealed fridge and freezer. Ceiling spot light fitting and tiled floor.


Of a good size with a double-glazed picture window overlooking the garden, excellent walk-in wardrobe with auto light, ample hanging space and shelving.


With a modern white suite comprising; Back-to-the-wall WC with a concealed cistern, vanity wash-basin with storage cupboard below and work surface, mirror with integrated light and shaver point over. Walk-in easy-access shower with a glazed screen, heated ladder radiator, emergency pull cord, ceiling spot light fitting, extensively tiled walls and fully tiled floor,


•Cleaning of communal windows
•Water rates for communal areas and apartments
•Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
•Window Cleaning (outside only)
•24-hour emergency call system
•Upkeep of gardens and grounds
•Camera door-entry system
•Intruder-alarm system
•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: £2,149.56 pa. (for financial year end 30/06/2022)


Lease length: 125 Years from 2015
Ground Rent: £425 per annum reviewed 06/2030
Managed by: McCarthy and Stone Management Services


  • Excellent first floor apartment with garden aspect
  • Welcoming living room with French door to balcony.
  • Quality kitchen with a host of appliances
  • Double bedroom with walk-in wardrobe
  • Modern wetroom with level access shower
  • House Manager offers daily support
  • 24-Hour call system provides further peace-of-mind
  • Excellent communal amenities
  • GUEST suite for visitors
  • A few minutes walk to town centre shops

Property Consultant

Paula Squire, Senior Property Consultant - Southern England

Paula Squire

0345 556 4120