Booth Court

Booth Court, Handford Road, Ipswich

property description


Booth Court

The development is ideally located a short distance from a supermarket and the Suffolk Retail Park. Ipswich's bustling town centre is easily accessible with a bus stop two hundred yards from Booth Court. Booth Court 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 its 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 on-site 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 and south facing communal gardens for socialising with friends and family and, for your convenience, an on-site restaurant with freshly cooked meals provided everyday. When your friends and family wish to visit, they too can enjoy comfort and privacy in the guest suite (there is a small fee and is subject to availability).

Apartment Overview

McCarthy Stone Resales are proud to bring to the market this south facing one bedroom apartment with a dual aspect lounge which incorporates a Juliet balcony with views towards the canal and nature reserve beyond. The apartment has a modern kitchen and wet room style shower room with separate bath and fitted wardrobe in the bedroom. The apartment is positioned on the second / top floor with lift access. Underfloor heating throughout the apartment. Carpets and curtains are included in the sale. This apartment is priced for a quick sale and is listed with McCarthy Stone Resales solely, early viewings advised.

Entrance Hall

Door to airing cupboard housing the hot water system, water softener, and fitted with shelving. Wall mounted emergency intercom. Doors leading to lounge, bedroom and wetroom / bathroom.


Bright and airy lounge benefiting from a dual aspect outlook. Double glazed window to the side aspect, and double glazed French doors opening to a Juliet balcony which faces South. The spacious lounge allows ample room for dining. Telephone and sky+connectivity points, raised height electric sockets and two decorative ceiling lights points. Part-glazed door leads to a separate kitchen.


A modern fitted kitchen with a range of base and wall units with under counter lighting. UPVC electric opening double glazed window sits above a single sink unit with drainer and mixer tap. Integrated electric oven and ceramic four ringed hob with extractor hood above. Integrated fridge and freezer.


Spacious South facing bedroom with window, benefiting from a built in wardrobe with mirror fronted sliding doors. Telephone point, raised height electric sockets and central decorative ceiling light. Emergency pull-cord.

Wetroom / Bathroom

A fully tiled purpose built wet room with low level panel bath and separate level accessed shower unit and curtain, both fitted with support rails; Vanity unit with inset wash hand basin and fitted mirror above; WC with support rail; Heated towel rail. Non-slip flooring. Extractor fan. Emergency pull-cord.

Service Charge (breakdown)

• 24hour onsite staffing
• Running of the onsite restaurant
• 1 hours domestic assistance per week
• Heating for apartment
• 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 House Manager.

Service charge: £7,637.16 pa (for financial year ending 04/23)

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: Annual fee of £435
Ground rent review date: Jan 2028


  • Estates Manager + 24-hour on-site staffing
  • Waitress service restaurant
  • Domestic assistance (1hr included in service charge - additional hours by arrangement)
  • 2 Lifts
  • Full wheelchair access
  • Personal care packages available from the onsite CQC registered care agency
  • Homeowners' lounge with television
  • Function room with computer + Guest suite

Property Consultant

Georgia Brown, Property Consultant - East Midlands region

Georgia Brown

0345 556 4120