Booth Court

Booth Court, Handford Road, Ipswich

property description



The development overlooks the Alderman Canal and Alderman Road Recreation Ground and Nature Reserve, providing a variety of walks on the doorstep. Booth Court is one of McCarthy & Stones Retirement Living PLUS range (Assisted Living) and is facilitated to provide it's homeowners' with extra care.
An Estates Manager is on hand to manage the day to day running of the development and attend to any queries you may have. Within the service charge homeowners are allocated 1 hours domestic assistance per week, however, additional hours can be arranged by prior appointment. There are a range of personal care packages to suit your requirements - these are provided by the onsite CQC registered care agency. For your reassurance the development is fitted with 24-Hour CCTV and a secure entry system.
The development has a homeowners' lounge for socialising with friends and family and, for your convenience, an onsite restaurant with freshly cooked meals provided everyday.

Entrance Hallway

Door to airing cupboard housing the hot water system, and fitted with shelving. Wall mounted emergency intercom. Doors leading to wet room, lounge, and the bedroom.

Apartment Overview

Bright and airy one bedroom south facing apartment with views towards to communal gardens and canal beyond. The apartment is neutrally decorated throughout enabling the new buyer to 'make it there own!'and features a Juliet balcony in the lounge, built in wardrobe in the bedroom and a large bath / wet room style shower. The apartment is located on the second floor and can be accessed by two lifts nearby.


A bright and spacious lounge is south facing and has a Juliet balcony which allows lots of natural light in and provides garden views and canal beyond. The room allows space for dining. TV and telephone points. Two decorative ceiling lights and raised electric points. Part glazed door leading to separate kitchen.


Fully fitted kitchen with a range of base and eye level units and drawers. An auto opening double glazed window with a fitted blind sits above a single drainer sink unit with mixer tap. Induction hob with extractor hood above. Built in electric oven with space over for a microwave. Integrated fridge and freezer. Ceiling spotlights, ceramic floor tiles.


This double bedroom benefiting from a built in mirror fronted wardrobe and south facing window with garden views and canal beyond. TV and telephone point. Two decorative ceiling lights and raised electric points. Emergency pull cord.

Wet Room

Wet room with fully tiled walls and slip resistant safety flooring. Level access shower with support rail and curtain. Low level panel bath with support rail. Vanity unit with inset wash hand basin. Fitted mirror. WC. Heated towel rail, ceiling spotlights. Extractor fan. Emergency pull-cord.

Service Charge (breakdown)

• On-site Estate Manager and team
• 1 hours domestic assistance per week
• On-site Subsidised restaurant
• Water rates for communal areas and apartments
• Cleaning of communal windows
• 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 Estate Manager.

Service charge: £7,637.16 p.a. (for financial year ending 31/03/2023)

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 Estate Manager on site for availability.

Lease Information

Lease Length: 125 years from 1st Jan 2013
Ground Rent: £435 per annum
Ground rent review date: Jan 2028
It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 70 years or of age or over.


  • Bright south facing apartment
  • One bedroom with views towards the garden
  • Homeowners' lounge with television
  • Estates Manager + 24-hour on-site staffing
  • Table service restaurant
  • Personal care packages available from the onsite CQC registered care agency
  • Domestic assistance (1hr included in service charge - additional hours by arrangement)
  • Function room with computer + Guest suite
  • All heating bills for each apartment included in service charge

Property Consultant

Georgia Brown, Property Consultant - East Midlands region

Georgia Brown

0345 556 4120