Lyle Court was built by McCarthy & Stone purpose built for retirement living plus. The development consists of 73 one and two-bedroom retirement apartments for the over 70s. There is an Estates Manager on site and a 24-hour emergency call system provided via a personal pendant alarm and with call points in the hall, bedroom and bathroom.
The development includes a beautiful residents lounge with kitchen facility where you can enjoy a variety of social activities if you wish or attend the weekly coffee morning to enjoy a catch up with your neighbours. The table service restaurant provides a nutritional three course lunch (subsidised) and you can pre-order light evening meals. The function suite can be hired for a special occasion for a small fee. The communal laundry room is well equipped. There are attractive and well maintained landscaped gardens including a roof terrace, several sun rooms and courtyard with seating area. There is a guest suite for visitors who wish to stay (additional charges apply). A car parking permit scheme applies, check with the Estates Manager subject to availability.
It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirements of 70 years. If a couple, one person must meet the minimum age requirement.
Lyle Court is situated in Barnton some 4 miles to the north west of Edinburgh City Centre, Barnton is a small affluent suburb of the capital and enjoys a reputation as one of the city’s most sought after locale. Lyle Court is situated on Barnton Grove, just off Barnton Junction and enjoys excellent transport links to the local area and into the City Centre with the benefit of a bus stop located just outside the development, in addition to Hermiston Gait train station with park and ride facility. Local amenities and attractions are easily accessible from the local shops and services adjacent to the development, including a post office, bank, supermarket and cafe, to the beautiful walks and scenery offered on the nearby Cramond shoreline. Golf enthusiasts will also find the Royal Burgess Golfing Society nearby, one of the most prestigious golf clubs in Scotland, and just one of a multitude of clubs in the Edinburgh & Lothians area. Edinburgh itself is of course full of fantastic attractions, from the historic Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Mile, to the iconic modern Scottish Parliament building at Holyrood. Shopping facilities are unrivaled with Princess Street and George Street offering even most discerning shoppers an excellent choice of stores.
Southerly aspect one bedroom apartment located on the second floor overlooking the well maintained communal gardens, Queensferry Road and views over to the Pentland Hills. The apartment comprises of an entrance hall, living room, kitchen, double bedroom and bathroom. Electric storage heating provided and carpet throughout the entrance hall, living room and bedroom.
Welcoming entrance hall with a walk-in storage cupboard/airing cupboard, 24 hour emergency care-line system with pendants provided, 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.
Benefiting a southerly aspect the living room gets plenty of natural light from the Juliet balcony. The decor is neutral with fitted carpet which continues into the hall and bedroom. The feature fire surround with electric fire creates a nice focal point. There are light fittings, raised electric power sockets, TV and telephone points and electric storage heaters.
Well appointed 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, under pelmet lighting and a floor level heater.
Good sized double bedroom with a built-in mirror wardrobe and plenty room for free standing bedroom furniture. There are ample raised electric sockets, attractive ceiling light, TV and phone point and an emergency pull cord for peace of mind.
This well equipped bathroom is fully tiled with anti-slip flooring. The suite comprises of a bath, level access walk-in shower with handrail, rainfall shower head and adjustable handheld shower head, WC, vanity unit with sink and mirror above. There is a wall mounted heated towel rail, mirrored cabinet and heater. There is an emergency pull cord provided.
Fitted carpets, ingrated appliances and curtains.
• Cleaning of communal and external apartment 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
• 1% Contingency fund contribution
• Buildings insurance (excludes Home Contents Insurance)
• One hour domestic cleaning each week included
• Your Life care packages available, please speak to a member of the Lyle Court team for further details
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, 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: £6,362.26 pa (for financial year ending 10/22)
Parking is by allocated space subject to availability. The fee is currently £250 per annum. Permits are available on a first come, first served basis. Please check with the House Manager on site for availability.