Cross Penny Court

Cross Penny Court, Cotton Lane, Bury St. Edmunds

property description



Cross Penny Court is an Assisted Living (known as Retirement Living PLUS )development with 57 one and two bedrooms set within the historic town of Bury St Edmunds.
Cross Penny Court is managed by a team of qualified staff, ranging from an Estates Manager who is individually registered with the Care Quality Commission, to the Support Worker. Help is always available, 24-hours a day, 365 days a year, from the qualified reliable and friendly on-site care team you will know and trust. One hour of domestic assistance per week is already included in the service charge, to help with tasks such as household cleaning, changing the beds, as well as running errands, shopping for groceries and posting letters. McCarthy & Stone Assisted Living are also able to offer you Lifestyle Support, so if you fancy a trip to the cinema, an art class, or simply to visit friends - our care team can provide companionship and support, helping you to get out and about.
For your reassurance the development is fitted with 24-Hour TV 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 every day. Other communal areas consist of a laundry room, mobility scooter store and charging point and well maintained landscaped gardens providing a great space to socialise with new friends and neighbours!

Local Area

Cross Penny Court is located a short walk away from the town centre, offering an assortment of high street names, independant shops, bars, cafes and restaurants. The major supermarkets are also close by including Tesco, Waitrose, Aldi and Iceland. The town also has markets on Wednesdays and Saturday. There's plenty to do to suit all tastes, Bury St. Edmunds Abbey, Abbey gardens and Cathedral makes an enjoyable day out.

Entrance Hallway

Auto-opening main entrance front door operated by a 'fob', apartment front door has a spy hole and letter box which leads into the entrance. There is a door to a walk in storage/airing cupboard. Wall mounted emergency speech module. Ceiling light fitting. Doors leading to the lounge, bedroom and bathroom.


A generously sized lounge with patio door leading to a patio area overlooking a small area of communal garden. The lounge provides ample room for a dining table and has a feature electric fire with surround which acts as an attractive focal point. Two ceiling light fittings. TV with Sky+ connectivity (subscription fees may apply) and telephone points. Raised electric power points. Double doors opening to separate kitchen.


Fully fitted modern kitchen with a range for low and eye level cupboard, drawers and tiled splash back. Stainless steel sink and drainer sits beneath a double glazed window. Fitted waist height oven with side opening door, four ringed induction hob with chrome extractor hood. Integrated fridge and freezer. Ceiling and under counter lighting. Tiled floor.


Spacious double bedroom with window and a built in mirror fronted wardrobe with hanging rail. Ceiling light fitting. TV with Sky+ connectivity (subscription fees may apply) and telephone points. Raised electric power points. Emergency pull cord.


Purpose built large wet room comprising of a level access shower with support rail and curtain, and low level bath with grab rails. WC, vanity unit wash hand basin with mirror above. Non-slip vinyl flooring. Emergency pull-cord.

Service Charge (breakdown)

• 24/7 staffing onsite
• 1 Hours domestic assistance.
• Subsidised on-site bistro
• 1 Hours domestic assistance.
• 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 does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV. To find out more about the service charges please contact your Property Consultant or Estate Manager.

Service charge £7,862.14 pa for financial year ending 30th Sept 2023.

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.

Lease Information

Ground Rent: £435 per annum
Ground Rent review date: £435
Lease Length: 125 years from Jan 2014
It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 70 years or of age or over.


  • 24 Hour on-site staffing for peace-of-mind
  • Domestic assistance (1hr included in service charge - additional hours by arrangement
  • Personal care packages availablefrom the on-site CQC registered care agency
  • Table service restaurant
  • Homeowners lounge - with audio visual equipment
  • Guest suite + Function room

Property Consultant

Georgia Brown, Property Consultant - East Midlands region

Georgia Brown

0345 556 4120