Beckside Gardens was purpose built by McCarthy & Stone for retirement living. The development consists of 40 one and two-bedroom retirement apartments for the over 60s. For peace of mind, there is a House Manager on site and a 24-hour emergency call system provided via a personal pendant alarm and with call points in the bathroom and hallway.
The apartment is all electric and the meter is an Economy 10 giving 10 hours of Off Peak electricity. There is a ventilation system throughout the development which draws fresh air in from the outside.
The development also includes a Homeowners' lounge, roof terrace and landscaped gardens with large patio area, all perfect for socialising with friends, family and neighbours. There is a mobility scooter store with charging points and a lift to all floors. In addition, there is the benefit of a guest suite, available for visitors to book wishing to stay (additional charges apply).
Beckside Gardens is located just 300 yards from Guisborough town centre. This historic market town is situated within the unitary authority of Redcar and Cleveland and set in the beautiful county of North Yorkshire. It enjoys a relaxed pace of life and benefits from some of the regions most stunning scenery, bounded by the North York Moors National Park and overlooking the Tees Valley and Eston Hills. Guisborough's Westgate with it's charm and character, is a mixture of well known and independent specialist shops.
Other popular shopping areas include Church Street and Chaloner Street with their many hidden treasures and Guisborough market held twice a week throughout the year, has long been a focal point of the surrounding area. The town is also host to a number of major supermarket chains.
Regular bus services operate from Guisborough providing connections to Whitby, Saltburn-on-Sea, Scarborough and Middlesbrough, along with several villages and towns in the area.
Front door with spy hole leads to the large entrance hall - Illuminated light switches, smoke detector, apartment security door entry system with intercom and the 24-hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord system are situated in the hall. From the hallway there is a door to a utility room which houses the washing machine and water heater and additional storage. Further doors lead to the bedroom, living room and bathroom.
An easterly facing room benefiting from a patio accessed through a double glazed door from the dining area. There is ample space for dining, a feature electric fireplace, Dimplex Duo storage heater, TV point, telephone points, Sky/Sky+ connection point; two ceiling lights, fitted carpet and raised electric power sockets. A partially glazed door leads into the separate kitchen.
Fully fitted kitchen with a range of wall and base level, wood effect units with a granite effect work surface. A Stainless steel sink and drainer unit, with mono block lever tap sits beneath a window which overlooks the development's gardens. Built-in appliances include a raised level oven, ceramic hob with extractor hood over, fridge and freezer. There is under pelmet lighting, a central ceiling light tiled floor and tiled splashbacks.
Generously sized bedroom with a fitted wardrobe and views over the communal gardens. There are ceiling lights, wall-mounted electric heater, raised power points, TV and phone points and an illuminated light switch.
Fully tiled and fitted with suite comprising of walk-in shower, WC, vanity unit with wash basin and mirror above. Shaver point, heated towel rail, ceiling mounted extractor fan and tiled flooring. Wall mounted fan heater for extra warmth. Ceiling light with illuminated light switch and an emergency pull-cord.
• House Manager
• 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
• Cleaning to communal area
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, the 24-hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas, exterior property maintenance and gardening. Find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.
Parking is by allocated space subject to availability. 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 length: 999 years from 2015
Ground rent: £425 per annum
It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirements of 60 years.