Somers Brook Court

Somers Brook Court, Newport, Isle of Wight

property description


Constructed in early 2014 by award-winning retirement home specialists McCarthy and Stone, Somers Brook Court is a ‘Retirement Living Plus’ development providing a lifestyle living opportunity for the over 70’S and designed for independent living with the peace-of-mind provided by the day-to-day support of our excellent Estate Manager and Staff whose oversea the smooth running of the development. The property enjoys excellent communal facilities including a homeowner’s lounge, restaurant with a fantastic, varied daily table-service lunch, laundry, scooter store and landscaped gardens. Homeowners also benefit from an hour of free domestic assistance each week and there are extensive domestic and care packages available to suit individual needs and budgets. 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 of £25 per night applies.
Somers Brook Court is within 850 metres of the High Street of this, the historic capital Town of the Island, and as such is very conveniently placed for day to day amenities. In addition, a Sainsbury’s supermarket is just a few minutes walking distance.
This spacious apartment at Somers Brook Court is located on the first floor and just a short walk from the lift service to all floors. This is a lovely apartment with a bright and homely feel. A super living room with ‘Juliet’ balcony is open-plan to a separate dining area (or study) which is a great plus. Whilst there are also two double bedrooms, a well fitted kitchen complete with integrated appliances and a modern wet room with a level access shower.
APPROACH: Along a good-sized hallway just a short distance from the lift.

Entrance Hall

With a Oak-veneered entrance door with spy-hole, 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, walk-in boiler cupboard with light and shelving housing the Gledhill boiler supplying domestic hot water, and the ‘Vent Axia’ heat exchange unit providing an economic heat recovery system utilising the hot air generated within the property, filtering and recirculating this back into the principle rooms.

Living Room.

An extremely bright and welcoming room facing South/South West with a fully triple-glazed French door and matching side-panel opening onto a ‘Juliet’ balcony. There is a focal point fireplace with an inset electric ‘pebble effect’ fire, a wide archway leads to a useful dining area and a feature glazed panelled door leads to the kitchen.

DINING AREA: With a triple-glazed window. This is a useful and adaptable area and is perfect for Dining but equally suitable as a study or hobbies space.


With an electrically operated triple-glazed window. There is an excellent range of ‘Maple effect’ fronted fitted wall and base units with contrasting laminate worktops incorporating a stainless steel inset sink unit. Integrated appliances include; a four-ringed ceramic hob with a stainless-steel chimney extractor hood over, high level oven and concealed fridge and freezer. Extensively tiled splash-backs, fully tiled floor, ceiling spot light fitting.

Bedroom One

A double bedroom with triple-glazed window and useful recess perfect for a wardrobe or dressing table.

Bedroom Two

A double bedroom with triple-glazed window and useful recess perfect for a wardrobe or dressing table.


Modern white suite comprising of a close-coupled WC, vanity wash-hand basin with cupboard unit below and worktop over with mirror, strip light and shaver point, walk-in level access shower with a thermostatically controlled shower on an adjustable slide. Fully tiled walls and wet room styled vinyl flooring, electric heated towel rail, emergency pull cord and ceiling spot light.


Internal doors are quality Oak veneered. There are very pleasant landscaped communal gardens, Private car parking is available with a yearly permit at a charge of around £250 per annum for which there may be a waiting list.

Service Charge

• 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
• One hour of domestic support per week is included in the service charge

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, our 24 hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas and all external window cleaning, exterior property maintenance and gardening. Find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or Estates Manager.

Service charge: £10,453.92 p.a (for financial year end 31/03/2023).


Lease 125 Years from 2013
Ground Rent £510


  • Level access to extensive communal facilities
  • Elevated southerly aspect
  • Pleasant outlook from Juliet Balcony
  • Excellent Estate Manager and staff
  • 24 hour Careline for additional peace-of-mind
  • Fantastic communal facilities
  • Homeowners lounge, function room and landscaped gardens
  • Restaurant with daily lunch service
  • Convenient Location

Property Consultant

Imogen Ruckwood, Property Consultant - South East region

Imogen Ruckwood

0345 556 4120