Smithson Court

Smithson Court, Top Lane, Copmanthorpe, York, YO23 3AA

property description


Smithson Court

Smithson Court, built by McCarthy & Stone has been designed and constructed for modern retirement living. The development consists of 28 one and two-bedroom retirement apartments for the over 60s. The apartments boast Sky/Sky+ connection points in living room, walk-in wardrobes in main bedroom and security camera door entry system via TV channel 400 so you know who you are letting in! The apartments have underfloor heating which is controlled via individual thermostats in each room, the cost of which is covered in the service charge.
The dedicated House Manager is on site during working hours and for your peace of mind the development has camera door entry and 24-hour emergency call systems, should you require assistance.
The Homeowners' lounge provides a great space to socialise with friends and family. If your guests have travelled from afar, they can extend their stay by booking into the development Guest Suite (usually for a fee of £25 per night - subject to availability).


Smithson Court is situated in Copmanthorpe a suburb of York located to the South west of the city just off the A64. The historic village has grown from a small community to a large flourishing village. There are a selection of local shops and services at the heart of Copmanthorpe including a library, doctors and a recreation centre. The City of York which is just 4 miles from Copmanthorpe has a wealth of shops and local attractions for residents and visitors alike, and there are 4 out of town shopping areas; Clifton Moor, Monks Cross, Vanguard and the McArthur Glen Designer outlet. The local bus service provided by several companies connects the village to York, Tadcaster and Leeds.

Entrance Hall

Front door with spy hole leads to the large entrance hall - Illuminated light switches, smoke detector, apartment security door entry system with intercom and 24-hour emergency response pull cord system are situated in the hall. From the hallway there is a door to a walk-in storage/utility room with space for a washing machine. Further doors lead to the lounge, bedrooms and shower room.


This bright and airy, dual aspect lounge has ample room for dining and benefits from French doors opening onto a bright, south-easterly facing balcony which overlooks Top Lane and has space for a table and chairs. There are TV and telephone points, Sky/Sky+ connection point, fitted carpets and raised electric power sockets. A partially glazed door leads into the separate kitchen.


A well equipped modern kitchen with tiled splash-backs, cream ceramic flooring and a range of low and eye level wood effect units and drawers with chrome handles and a granite effect worktop. Stainless steel sink with mono lever tap and drainer sits beneath a window overlooking the entrance to the development. Appliances include a raised level oven, ceramic hob, cooker hood and integral fridge and freezer.

Bedroom One

Generous south easterly bedroom with the benefit of a walk-in wardrobe housing shelving and hanging rails. TV and telephone points, fitted carpets and raised electric power sockets.

En-suite shower room

Fully tiled and fitted with suite comprising of a double walk-in shower with glass screen and hand rail; WC, vanity unit with sink and mirror above. Electric heated towel rail, extractor fan and emergency pull cord.

Bedroom Two

A good size double bedroom which could also be used as a study or dining room. There are TV and telephone points, fitted carpets, raised electric power sockets and a window overlooking the front of the development.

Shower Room

Fully tiled and fitted with a double walk-in shower with glass screen and hand rail, WC; pedestal sink and mirror above with shaving light. Electric heated towel rail, extractor fan and emergency pull cord.

Service Charge

• House manager
• Underfloor heating
• 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
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 House Manager.

Car Parking Permit Scheme

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.

Leasehold Information

Lease Length: 125 years from 2015
Ground rent: £495 per annum
Managed by: McCarthy Stone Management Services
It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 60 years or over.


  • South facing balcony with space for chairs and table
  • Located close to the communal lounge and entrance
  • Two bedrooms and 2 shower rooms
  • House Manager
  • Resident's Lounge
  • 24 Hour Careline & Camera door entry security system
  • Within 100 yards to bus stops & within half a mile of the Village centre
  • Guest suite & Laundry room
  • Exclusive development for to over 60's
  • Part-exchange option available

Property Consultant

Kristy Bishop, Property Consultant - North East region

Kristy Bishop

0345 556 4120