McKinlay Court,

McKinlay Court, Tresham Close, Kettering

property description


McKinlay Court

Kettering is home to McKinlay Court, a McCarthy & Stone Retirement Living development designed specifically for the over 60's. This one bedroom apartment, situated on the second floor offering far reaching views, is superbly presented. The development has a dedicated House Manager on site during working hours to take care of things and make you feel at home. There's no need to worry about the burden of maintenance costs as the service charge covers the cost of all external maintenance, gardening and landscaping, external window cleaning, buildings insurance, water rates and security systems. All energy costs of the laundry room, homeowners lounge and other communal areas are also covered in the service charge. For your peace of mind the development has camera door entry and 24-hour emergency call systems, should you require assistance. The Homeowners' lounge provides a great space to socialise with 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). It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 60 years or of age or over.

Entrance Hall

Front door with spy hole leads to the entrance hall. The 24-hour Tunstall emergency response system is situated in the hall. Door to a walk-in storage cupboard/airing cupboard. Smoke detector. Security door entry system with intercom. Doors lead to the bathroom, living room and both bedrooms.

Living Room

A unique and very cozy living room benefiting from a double glazed window and additional Velux window providing ample natural light. The room also has feature fireplace. TV and telephone points. Two ceiling lights. Room for a dining table and chairs. Part glazed door leads into a separate kitchen.


The kitchen comprises; stainless steel sink with mixer tap; built-in oven; four ringed ceramic hob fitted extractor hood above; integrated fridge and freezer. Tiled floor and splash back.

Master Bedroom

The master bedroom has a double window with far reaching views. Central ceiling light fitting. Wall mounted panel heater. Ceiling light, TV and telephone point.

Second Bedroom

A good sized second double bedroom with double glazed window. Central ceiling light. Wall mounted panel heater. TV and telephone point.


Fully tiled and fitted with a low level bath which has a shower fitting above; WC, vanity unit wash hand basin and fitted mirror above. Wall mounted heated towel rail. Emergency pull-cord.

Service Charge (breakdown)

• 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
The Service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV, but does include the cost of your House Manager, your water rates, our 24 hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas, exterior property maintenance and gardening. To find out more about the service charges please please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.

Parking Permit Scheme (subject to availability)

Parking is by allocated space subject to availability. The fee is usually £250 per annum, but may vary by development. Permits are available on a first come, first served basis. Please check with the House Manager on site for availability.

Ground Rent

£495.00 - annual fee.

Lease Info.

125 years from 2014


  • Homeowners' lounge with audio-visual equipment and Wi-Fi
  • House Manager
  • Guest suite
  • Reading room
  • Laundry room
  • Lift to all floors
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Mobility scooter charging point
  • To arrange an appointment to view telephone 0345 5564104

Property Consultant

Janet Robinson, Property Consultant - East Midlands region

Janet Robinson

0345 556 4120