Thomas Court

Thomas Court, Marlborough Road, Cardiff, S Glamorgan, CF23 5EZ

property description



Situated on the first floor, this is a very well presented one bed apartment with a lift service providing access to the excellent facilities of this ever-popular development. A good-sized living room has a focal point fireplace, there is an excellent fitted kitchen with a significant range of integrated appliances, a double bedroom with mirror fronted wardrobe and a wet room with a level access shower and the additional benefit of a bath.

Thomas Court is in an excellent location providing homeowners with an easy level walk to extensive amenities. The vibrancy of Wellfield Road is about a quarter of a mile distance with it's excellent array of shops, bars and restaurants, doctors and library.

The development was constructed in late summer of 2013 by multi-award winning McCarthy Stone, and remains one of our most sought-after developments. This is a ‘Retirement Living Plus’ development offering a lifestyle living opportunity for the over 70’s and designed specifically for 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 excellent 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 extensive domestic and care packages available to suit individual needs and budgets, if required. 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 ‘dip in and out’ of activities or quite naturally, remain as private as they wish.


Having a solid oak-veneered entrance door with spy-hole and a 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 / push button panel, walk-in store/airing cupboard with light, shelving, Gledhill boiler supplying domestic hot water and concealed Vent Axia system. Ceiling light fitting. Feature glazed paneled door to living room.


A double-glazed window provides an interesting outlook over the local street scene providing ever-changing interest. There is a fireplace with an inset electric fire for focal point lighting and/or additional heating and a feature glazed panelled double door leads to the kitchen. Plug sockets are elevated for ease of use. Two feature ceiling lights.


With a double-glazed electronically operated window for ease of use and an interesting outlook. Very well appointed with an excellent range of 'Maple' effect fitted units with contrasting laminate worktops and incorporating a stainless steel inset sink unit. Integrated appliances comprise; a four-ringed halogen hob with stainless steel chimney extractor hood over, waist-level oven and concealed 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 deep double wardrobe with ample hanging space, shelving and mirror fronted sliding doors. Feature ceiling light. Plug sockets are elevated for ease of use.


Modern white suite 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 flooring.


There are beautiful landscaped gardens. Car parking is available with a yearly permit at a charge of around £250 per annum. In addition to the excellent underfloor heating there is an economic ‘Vent Axia’ heat recovery (heat exchange) system utilising the hot air generated within the property and recirculating this back into the principle rooms.


• Cleaning of communal windows and exterior of all apartment windows
• Water rates for communal areas and apartments
• Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
• 24-hour emergency call system and Estate team
• Upkeep of gardens and grounds and restaurant
• 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 Estate 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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Stephen Hobday, Property Consultant - South West region

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