Faulkner House was built by McCarthy & Stone purpose built for retirement living. The development consists of one and two-bedroom retirement apartments for the over 60s. 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 entrance hall.
The apartment features a modern fully fitted kitchen, spacious bedroom, shower room and living room. The development includes a Homeowners' lounge and landscaped gardens. There is a guest suite for visitors who wish to stay (additional charges apply). A car parking – permit scheme applies, check with the House Manager for availability.
The dedicated House Manager is on site during working hours 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 and security systems. All energy costs of the 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 traveled from a far, they can extend their stay by booking into the development Guest Suite (fee applies - subject to availability). It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 60 years or over.
Front door with spy hole and letter box leads to the large entrance hall - the 24-hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord system is situated in the hall. From the hallway there is a door to a walk-in storage cupboard/airing cupboard. Illuminated light switches, smoke detector, apartment security door entry system with intercom and emergency pull cord located in the hall. Doors lead to the bedroom, living room and shower room.
A superbly bright and spacious double aspect living room benefitting from two windows to the easterly wall for the morning sun and a glazed patio door with windows to side opening onto a large paved patio area with southerly views over the landscaped gardens and duck pond, this has to be the unique selling point for this beautiful apartment. TV and telephone points, Sky/Sky+ connection point. Two ceiling lights. Fitted carpets, raised electric power sockets. Partly glazed door leads into a separate kitchen.
Modern fully fitted kitchen with contrasting granite worktops, tiled floor. Stainless steel sink with lever tap. Built-in oven, ceramic hob and extractor hood. Fitted integrated fridge/freezer and under pelmet lighting and fitted washer/dryer. Window with an Easterly aspect.
Double bedroom of ample proportions with a walk-in wardrobe housing rails and shelving. Ceiling lights, TV and phone point. Window with a Southerly aspect overlooking the beautiful landscaped gardens.
Tiled and fitted with suite comprising of walk-in level access shower, glazed shower screen, grab rails and wall mounted thermostatically controlled shower. Low level WC, vanity unit with wash basin and mirror above. Shaving point, electric heater and extractor fan.
• 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, but does include the cost of your House Manager, your water rates, our 24 hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas and all external window cleaning, exterior property maintenance and gardening. To find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.
Service charge: £4,259.82 pa (for financial year ending 10/22)
Leasehold 125 Years From 2015
Ground Rent £495. pa.
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.