Kenton Lodge

Kenton Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne

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Description

Summary

Kenton Lodge was built by McCarthy & Stone purpose built for assisted living. The development consists of 53 one and two-bedroom retirement apartments for the over 70s. There is a House Manager on site and a 24-hour emergency call system provided via a personal pendant alarm and with call points in the bathroom.

The development includes a Homeowners' lounge, dining room and landscaped gardens. There is a guest suite for visitors who wish to stay (additional charges apply). A car parking – permit scheme applies, check with the House Manager for availability.
Kenton Lodge is situated in Gosforth which is bursting with history, you’ll find a delightful mix of green open spaces such as such as Dukes Moor and Central Park with its attractive avenues of lime trees, ornamental flower and rose beds, plus busier areas where you can shop or enjoy the arts. It has a thriving shopping area which provides locals will all the amenities they need. As well as hosting a range of independent and well known shops such as Sainsburys, Boots and WH Smith, a number of banks, hairdressers and cafes are also located there. Lovers of golf will appreciate the number of golf courses including the City of Newcastle Golf Club, High Gosforth Golf Course and Gosforth Golf Course.
1 hour of domestic support per week is included in the service charge at Kenton Lodge with additional services including care and support available at an extra charge. However, this can be from as little as 15 minutes per session which can be increased or decreased to suit your needs.
It is a condition of purchase that all residents must meet the age of 70 years.

Entrance Hall

Front door with spy hole leads to the large entrance hall - the 24-hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord system is situated in the hall. From the hallway there is a door to a walk-in storage cupboard/airing cupboard. Illuminated light switches, smoke detector, apartment security door entry system with intercom and emergency pull cord located in the hall. Doors lead to the bedroom, living room and bathroom

Lounge

Bright and spacious living room with a double door opening onto a balcony. TV and telephone points. Two ceiling lights. Fitted carpets, raised electric power sockets. Partially double glazed doors lead onto a separate kitchen.

Kitchen

Fully fitted kitchen with tiled floor. Stainless steel sink with mono block lever tap. Built-in oven, ceramic hob with extractor hood and fitted integrated fridge, freezer all have never been used, under pelmet lighting.

Bedroom

A good sized double bedroom benefiting from a walk-in wardrobe, with plenty of hanging and storage space. Ceiling lights, TV and phone point.

Shower Room

Fully tiled and fitted with suite comprising of walk-in shower, WC, vanity unit with sink and mirror above.

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
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, the 24-hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas, exterior property maintenance and gardening. Find out more about service charges please contact your property consultant or house manager.

Service charge: £7,860.54 p.a (for financial year ending 30/09/22).
Ground rent: £425 per annum
Ground rent review date: Jan 2031

Car Parking (Permit Scheme) subject to availabilit

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.

Features

  • Walk-out balcony overlooking central gardens
  • South-Easterly facing
  • On-site restaurant
  • Homeowners lounge. Library, Function room & Conservatory
  • Estate Manager
  • Care team on-site
  • Bespoke care packages available
  • One hour of domestic assistance included per week
  • Lift to all floors
  • Part-exchange option available

Property Consultant

Kristy Bishop, Property Consultant - North East region

Kristy Bishop

0345 556 4120

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