Booth Court

Booth Court, Handford Road, Ipswich

property description



The development 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 it's 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 onsite CQC registered care agency. For your reassurance the development is fitted with a secure entry system.
The development has a homeowners' lounge for socialising with friends and family and, for your convenience, an onsite restaurant with freshly cooked meals provided everyday.

Entrance Hallway

Larger than average hallway featuring fitted shelving. Door to airing cupboard housing the hot water system and fitted with shelving. Door to additional room which could be used as a walk in cupboard but was previously used by the owner as an office. Wall mounted emergency intercom. Doors leading to lounge, bedroom and wet room.


A large lounge with ample space for dining, ideally positioned in front of the window. Feature electric fire and surround acts as an attractive focal point. TV and telephone points, two ceiling light points and raised electric sockets. Part glazed door leading to separate kitchen.


Fully fitted modern kitchen with a range of base and eye level units and drawers. An auto opening double glazed window sits above a single drainer sink unit with mixer tap. Built in waist height electric oven with space over for a microwave. Four ring induction hob with extractor hood above. Integrated fridge and freezer. Under pelmet lighting and central ceiling light point and power points.


Generously sized bedroom with a build in wardrobe with mirror fronted sliding doors. TV and telephone point, central ceiling light point, raised power sockets. Emergency pull-cord.

Wet Room

Fully fitted suite comprising of a level access wet room style shower with curtain and a low level panel bath, both fitted with support rails. Vanity unit with inset wash hand basin and mirror above. WC. Heated towel rail, ceiling spotlights, extractor fan and slip resistant safety flooring. 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 for this property is £7,637.16 p.a. up to financial year end 31/03/2023. The Service charge does not cover external costs such as your council tax, electricity or TV license. To find out more about the service charges please contact your Property Consultant or Estate Manager.

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.

Leasehold Information

Lease length: 125 years from 1st Jan 2013
Ground Rent: £435 per annum
Ground rent review date: Jan 2028
Service charge year end 31st March: £636.43 per month.


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

Property Consultant

Georgia Brown, Property Consultant - East Midlands region

Georgia Brown

0345 556 4120