Thomas Court

Thomas Court, Marlborough Road, Cardiff

property description



A well presented ground floor apartment with direct access to a southerly facing patio. This one bedroom apartment is conveniently placed for the superb communal facilities of the development, in particular the homeowners' lounge, the restaurant and the laundry room. The accommodation comprises of a spacious living room, well fitted kitchen with a host of integrated appliances, double bedroom a user-friendly wet room benefitting from both a bath and a level access walk-in shower.

Constructed in late summer 2013 by multi award-winning McCarthy Stone, Thomas Court is consistently one of our most popular developments. This is a ‘Retirement Living Plus’ development providing a lifestyle living opportunity for the over 70’s and is designed specifically for those wishing to maintain independent living with the peace-of-mind provided by the day-to-day support of our excellent staff and Estate Manager who will oversee the smooth running of the development. The property enjoys extensive communal facilities including a homeowners' lounge, restaurant with a fantastic, varied, daily table-service lunch, laundry room, scooter store and landscaped gardens. Homeowners also benefit from one hour of domestic assistance each week and there are domestic and care packages available to suit individual needs and budgets. All apartments are equipped with a 24-hour emergency call facility and sophisticated intercom system providing both a visual and verbal link to the main development entrance. There is also the excellent guest suite widely used by visiting family and friends for which a small charge per night applies.

It’s so easy to make new friends and to lead a busy and fulfilled life at Thomas Court; there are always plenty of regular activities to choose from including; a choir, art group, fitness classes, coffee mornings, games and quiz nights, themed events and occasional organised trips. Whilst there is something for everyone there is certainly no obligation to participate and home owners can ‘dip in and out’ of activities as they wish.

The development is in an excellent position within a a quarter of a mile level walk of the extensive amenities on Pen-Y-Lan Road, including, shops, bars and restaurants, whilst Doctors, Library, Roath Park and bus routes are all very close at hand.


With a solid 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, walk-in store/airing cupboard with light, shelving, Gledhill boiler supplying domestic hot water and concealed Vent Axia system. Ceiling light fitting.


A spacious room having a French door and side panel opening onto a small patio. There is an active street scene beyond ensuring there is always plenty of passing interest. TV and telephone point. Plug sockets are elevated for ease of use. Two pendant lights. A feature glazed door leads to the kitchen.


With a double-glazed electronically operated window for ease of use. Excellent range of 'Maple' effect fitted units with contrasting laminate worktops and incorporating a stainless steel inset sink unit. Integrated appliances include; a four-ringed halogen hob with stainless steel chimney extractor hood over, waist-level oven and fridge and freezer. Ceiling spot light fitting, extensively tiled walls and fully tiled floor.


A well-proportioned double bedroom with a double-glazed window, built-in double wardrobe with ample hanging space, shelving and mirror fronted sliding doors. Ceiling pendant light. TV and telephone point. Plug sockets are elevated for ease of use.


Modern white sanitary ware comprising; close-coupled WC, vanity wash-basin with cupboard under and fitted mirror, strip light and shaver point over. Panelled bath and a separate walk-in, level access shower. Heated towel rail, emergency pull cord, ceiling spot light. Fully tiled walls and wet room vinyl flooring.


There are beautiful landscaped gardens. Car parking is via a yearly permit, currently at a charge of £250 per annum (subject to availability).


• Cleaning of communal windows and exterior of all apartments
• Water rates for communal areas and apartments
• Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
• 24-hour Emergency Call System and Estate Management Team
• 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 Estates 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 Estates Manager.

Service charge: £7,607.52 pa. (for financial year end 31/03/2023)


Lease 125 Years from 2013
Ground Rent £435


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