Gabriel Court

Gabriel Court, South Road, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 3GZ

property description


Gabriel Court

Gabriel Court is a McCarthy & Stone later living development of 27 apartments situated on the South Road in the charming historic market town of Saffron Walden. This picturesque town, known as "The Jewel of Essex", is steeped in history and culture. Nestled throughout the town are examples of period architecture. The town centre is just under a mile from Gabriel Court, and offers an array of well known High Street shops and supermarkets.

Gabriel Court has been designed and constructed for modern living. The apartments have Sky+ connection points in living rooms, underfloor heating throughout, fitted wardrobes in master bedrooms, camera video entry system for use with a standard TV and, for your peace of mind, a 24-Hour emergency call system. The homeowners' lounge is a great space for social events and, for added convenience, there is a guest suite which visitors can book into for a small fee (usually around £25). The dedicated House Manager is on site during the day to take care of things and make you feel at home. 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, security, homeowners lounge and other communal areas.

The Apartment

The apartment is beautifully presented with generously sized lounge and bedroom and benefits from abundant sunlight given its southerly aspect. This is positioned on the first floor and can be access by the lift or stairs. *Viewings strongly advised*

Entrance Hall

Front door with spy hole leads to the; entrance hall - The 24 hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord system is in place. Illuminated light switches and smoke detector. From the hallway there is a door to a walk in storage and airing cupboard. Doors also lead to the lounge, bedroom and bathroom.


A spacious lounge with a south facing window which allows plenty of sunlight in thorough the day. The room has a feature electric fire and surround which acts as an attractive focal point and provides enough space for dining. TV & telephone points. Two ceiling lights, raised height power points.


Modern tiled and fitted kitchen with a range of low and eye level wood effect units and drawers with a roll top work surface. Stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drainer sits below a south facing window. Mid-height oven with space above for microwave, four ring induction hob with stainless steel cooker hood and splash back. Integrated fridge/freezer and washing machine. Tiled floor, under pelmet and ceiling lighting.


A bright and spacious double bedroom with a two attractive windows which have a southerly aspect. Benefiting from a walk in wardrobe housing shelving and hanging rails and additional fitted wardrobe in the bedroom. TV & telephone points. Two ceiling lights, raised height power points.

Shower Room

Fully tiled modern suite comprising of a level access shower with glass screen and grab rail. Vanity unit with sink and mirror above. WC. Electric towel warmer. Emergency pull cord.

Service Charge (breakdown)

• 24 hour emergency call system
• On-site House Manager during working hours
• Underfloor heating in the apartments
• Water rates for communal areas and apartments
• Cleaning of communal 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, to find out more about the service charges please please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.

Service charge: £3,147.72 pa (for financial year ending 04/23)


Lease length: 125 years from 1st June 2012
It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 60 years or of age or over.

Car Parking Permit Scheme-subject to availability

Parking is by allocated space subject to availability, the fee is £250 per annum. Permits are available on a first come, first served basis. Please check with the House Manager on site for availability.


  • Sunny south facing apartment
  • Homeowners' lounge
  • House Manager
  • Guest suite
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Mobility scooter charging point
  • 24-hour emergency call system in communal areas
  • Security entry system
  • Fire detection equipment
  • To arrange an appointment to view telephone 0345 5564104

Property Consultant

Georgia Brown, Property Consultant - East Midlands region

Georgia Brown

0345 556 4120