Wardington Court

Wardington Court, Welford Road, Northampton,

property description


Wardington Court

Designed exclusively with the over 70s in mind, Wardington Court comprises 56 Assisted Living retirement apartments ideally situated in close proximity to a delightful mix of historic architecture, beautiful green parklands, independent shops and supermarkets in Kingsthorpe, Waitrose is just a short walk away, whilst providing easy access to Northampton City Centre and further afield.
With Assisted Living at Wardington Court, homeowners have all the independence of their own private apartment together with the reassurance of an on-site Estates Team providing flexible care and support whenever they need a little extra help, day or night. The development also has a spacious homeowners’ lounge for socialising and a table service restaurant serving delicious meals 365 days per year, and if homeowners don’t feel like making up the spare room for them, their family and friends are welcome to stay in our hotel-style 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.
There is a very warm community at Wardington Court, with regular social gatherings including coffee mornings, afternoon teas and movie nights for homeowners to attend when they feel like company and with many homeowners enjoying lunch with one another in our on-site restaurant. Wardington Court is part of McCarthy & Stones Retirement Living PLUS range (formally Assisted Living) and is facilitated to provide its homeowners' with extra care.
An Estate's 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 hour's 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 team. For your reassurance the development has 24-Hour on-site staffing, secure camera entry systems and 24-Hour emergency call system provided by a personal pendant with static call points in bathroom and main bedroom.
It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 70 years of age or over.

Apartment Overview

Situated on the second floor with views over the main entrance and the neighbouring recreational ground (known locally as Kingsthorpe Rec.), this beautifully presented, sunny apartment benefits from a walk out balcony accessed from the lounge. The dual aspect, south facing living room allows the natural light in all day and has an area perfect for a dining table. The spacious kitchen has room for a breakfast table. Double bedroom has built in wardrobes and the contemporary bath/wet room completes this lovely apartment.

Entrance Hall

Front door with spy hole leads to the spacious entrance hall. The 24-hour Tunstall emergency response system is located within the hall. Smoke detector and apartment security door entry system with intercom. Large walk-in storage/airing cupboard. Wall mounted thermostat. Doors lead to the living room, bedroom, and bath/wet room. Underfloor heating runs throughout the apartment.

Living Room

A bright and spacious, south facing, dual aspect living room allowing in the natural light throughout the day. Double glazed door leads to a walk out balcony with views of Kingsthorpe Rec. Two ceiling light points. TV point with Sky+ connectivity. Telephone point. A range of power sockets. Glazed wooden double doors opening to separate kitchen. Underfloor heating with thermostat control.


Spacious kitchen featuring a range of modern, base and wall units. with pan drawers and a roll top work surface over. Built in, waist high electric oven with space over for a microwave, Four ring hob, integrated fridge/freezer. Stainless steel sink with mixer tap sits beneath the double glazed window with views of Kingsthorpe Rec. Ceiling spot lights, ceramic floor tiling, under floor heating.


A good sized double bedroom with a west facing, double glazed window enjoying views of Kingsthorpe Rec. Built in, mirror fronted wardrobe. TV and telephone and power sockets. Emergency pull-cord. Ceiling light. Underfloor heating with thermostat control. Double glazed window,

Bath/Wet room

A fully fitted suite comprising of a bath and separate wet room style shower area with support rail curtain. WC with concealed cistern. Vanity unit with inset basin and mixer tap. A fitted mirror is positioned above the wash basin. Emergency pull-cord, chrome heated towel rail, ceiling spotlights and slip-resistant flooring.

Service 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 for this property is £7,595.44 p.a. up to financial year end 30th September 2022. 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 contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.

Car Parking Scheme

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

Annual fee - £435 reviewed 06/2030

Lease Length

999 years from 1st June 2015


  • South facing apartment with a walk out balcony and views over Kingsthorpe recreation ground
  • Modern kitchen with built in appliances and a breakfast area.
  • Double bedroom with fitted wardrobe
  • Contemporary bath/wet room
  • Communal Lounge & Landscaped Gardens
  • Restaurant serving freshly prepared 3 course lunches daily
  • Function Room and Guest Suite
  • Estates Manager + 24-hour on-site staffing.
  • Domestic assistance (1hr included in service charge - additional hours by arrangement)
  • Personal care packages available from the onsite CQC registered care agency

Property Consultant

Janet Robinson, Property Consultant - East Midlands region

Janet Robinson

0345 556 4120