Balshaw Court

Balshaw Court Burlington Gardens Leyland PR25 3EX

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Description

Balshaw Court

Designed exclusively with the over 70’s in mind, this Retirement Living PLUS developments allows you to carry on living independently in a home you own, with the help of on-site flexible care and support if you need it, plus the benefit of a Bistro style restaurant serving delicious meals from 10am to 6pm every day.

You can relax in the knowledge that with Retirement Living PLUS, the on-site team are on hand to provide assistance and flexible care and support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The apartments are wheelchair friendly and you’ll find ovens and plug sockets set at waist height. There are easy to use lever taps and grab rails along the hallways, making getting around easier.

You’ll also find a secure charging and storage area for mobility scooters. Peace of mind also comes from a door entry system linked to your TV, so you can see who’s there before letting anyone in, and an intruder alarm, allowing you to relax in the knowledge that you’re safe and secure. The spacious Homeowners lounge is ideal for to leading a full and active social life with both fellow homeowners and 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) which has an en-suite shower room, tea and coffee making facilities and a TV.

It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 70 years or of age or over.

Local Area

You’ll find plenty to see and do near the development. For example, it’s only 0.3 miles from South Ribble Museum and Exhibition Centre and Leyland Library. The beautiful Worden Park is also only 0.6 miles away, making it perfect for a leisurely walk.
Also, there is a Post Office and Tesco Extra within a short walking distance, along with other retail and convenience shops.
Just 6 miles from Preston, Leyland has a thriving town centre and is home to Worden Park, a large park of mature woodlands and open meadows. The park is just half a mile from the development site and features many well-marked paths for quiet strolls, a beautiful Georgian walled garden and a delightful little café. Plus, if you have family coming to visit, there’s a large children’s play area, crazy golf and even a hedge maze.

For both seasoned and new golfers alike, Leyland Golf Club is also under a mile away. As well as the 18-hole parkland course, a large practice area is available, with a practice bunker, chipping facilities and a 9-hole putting green. The club is happy to accept new members and also welcomes visitors.

The apartment

A rare opportunity to buy the largest one bedroom apartment within Balshaw Court that offers ground floor access onto a patio and landscaped gardens.

Entrance Hall

Front door with spy hole leads to the entrance hall where the 24-hour Tunstall emergency response system is situated, as well as Illuminated light switches, smoke detector, a security door entry system and door to a walk in store/airing cupboard. An additional room has the potential to be used as an office / study, or as an additional cupboard. cupboard Further doors lead to the bedroom, living room and bathroom.

Living Room

This spacious room benefits from a window and a door to the patio overlooking landscaped gardens. The dining area itself provides ample space for a dining table and chairs. There are 3 ceiling light fittings, plenty of raised height plug sockets, a TV and telephone point and double opening, partially glazed door to the separate Kitchen.

Kitchen

A modern fitted kitchen with a range of high gloss base and wall units with under counter lighting. An electronically operated UPVC double glazed window sits above a single sink and drainer unit which has a mixer tap. Integrated electric oven and ceramic four ringed hob with splashback and extractor hood above. Integral fridge and freezer. Central ceiling light fitting and tiled flooring. Window offers garden views.

Bedroom

This spacious double bedroom benefits from a garden facing window letting in plenty of light, with a central ceiling light, TV and phone point and emergency response pull cord. The room also has a large walk-in wardrobe housing rails and shelving, lit via an automatic sensor light.

Wetroom

Full wet room with anti-slip flooring, tiled walls and fitted with suite comprising; level access shower, WC, vanity unit with wash basin and mirror above. Heated towel rail and emergency pull cord.

Car Parking

A car parking space is available at a cost of £5000. Please speak to the Estate Manager or Property Consultant.

Service Charge (breakdown)

•Cleaning of communal windows
•Water rates for communal areas and apartments
•Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
•Window Cleaning (outside only)
•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
•One hour of domestic support per week is included in the service charge
•Care staff on-site 24-hours a day
•Running of the on-site restaurant
•Intruder alarm system

The Service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV. To find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or Estates Manager.

Lease Information

Lease Length: 999 years from 2020
Ground rent: £435 p.a

Features

  • One bedroom ground floor apartment
  • Spacious and beautifully presented
  • Patio onto landscaped gardens
  • On-site bistro style restaurant
  • Domestic assistance (1hr included in service charge - additional hours by arrangement)
  • Estate Manager and on-site staffing 24-hours a day
  • Homeowner's Lounge and Guest suite
  • Personal care packages available from the onsite CQC registered care agency
  • Part exchange scheme available
  • Call McCarthy Stone Resales 0345 556 4104

Property Consultant

Brendan Mann, Property Consultant - North West Region

Brendan Mann

0345 556 4120

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