Francis Court,

Francis Court, Barbourne Road, Worcester, WR1 1RP

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Description

Summary

Francis Court is located in the heart of England, in the beautiful city of Worcester, a short distance from the River Severn and within easy access of the M5. Combining quintessential English charm and modern convenience Francis Court brings together the best of both worlds. Conveniently you’ll find a bus stop directly outside the development that will take you into the heart of the city, or should you choose to stay closer to home, you’ll find all your local amenities right on your doorstep.

Nestled in St George’s Square Conservation area and surrounded by stunning Georgian properties, Francis Court provides an idyllic location to enjoy retirement. Worcester provides plenty to do with its Cathedral, historic houses, cruises along the River Severn, countryside walks and beautiful gardens. Whatever your hobby, there’s something for everyone. Francis Court has been designed and constructed for modern living and is winner of Housing for Older People Award 2019. The apartment boasts underfloor heating throughout, Sky/Sky+ connection points in living room and a walk in wardrobe in the master bedroom.

The dedicated House Manager is on site during working hours to take care of the running of the development. 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 and security systems. All energy costs of the laundry room, homeowners lounge and other communal areas are also covered in the service charge. 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 developments' Guest Suite (for a fee of £25 per night - subject to availability).

It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 60 years or over.

Entrance Hall

Front door with spy hole leads in to the entrance hall. The door entry system and 24-hour Tunstall emergency speech module is located in the hallway. Door off to storage cupboard/airing cupboard houses the boiler and washing machine with dryer capability. Further doors leading to the bedroom, living room and shower room.

Living Room

A fabulous living room complimented by its large double glazed patio doors which lead out to a lovely quiet area of the gardens. TV, telephone, and power points. Two ceiling lights. Raised electric power sockets. Oak effect door with glazed panels leads to the kitchen

Kitchen

Modern fitted kitchen with a range of white base and wall units, fitted with drawers and cupboards. Roll edge work surface. Stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drainer. Built in electric oven with space in the alcove above for a microwave. cupboard beside sink could be replaced with a dishwasher. Ceramic hob and chrome cooker hood above. Integral fridge and freezer.

Master Bedroom

Generously sized double bedroom with door off to a walk-in wardrobe housing rails and shelving. Double glazed patio door leading out to the gardens. Ceiling light and two wall lights, TV and telephone point.

Bathroom

A modern fully tiled en-suite bathroom with low level bath featuring grab rails, mixer tap, glass shower screen and shower unit. Wall mounted vanity unit with inset wash hand basin. Wall mounted mirror sits above the basin with shaver point to the side. Wall mounted WC with concealed cistern. Emergency pull-cord.

Service Charge (breakdown)

• 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. To find out more about the service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.

Service charge: £2,090.86 pa (for financial year ending 10/22)

Parking Permit Scheme-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 Information

Lease Length: 125 years from June 2015
Ground Rent: £425 annually.

Features

  • Fantastic GROUND FLOOR retirement apartment with access to a LOVELY & PEACEFUL area of the gardens.
  • Offered in a FANTASTIC CONDITION and ready for someone to move straight in.
  • Professional managed retirement development EXPERTLY DESIGNED & CONSTRUCTED
  • House Manager on-site during office hours
  • Homeowners' lounge where social events take place
  • Laundry room + Mobility scooter charging
  • Guest suite for visiting family & friends
  • Lovely landscaped gardens
  • 24-Hour emergency call systems + Camera entry systems

Property Consultant

Brett Hughes, Property Consultant - West Midlands region

Brett Hughes

0345 556 4120

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