Wingfield Court

Wingfield Court, Lenthay Road, Sherborne, Dorset

property description


Constructed in late 2011 by award-winning retirement home specialists McCarthy and Stone, Wingfield Court is a ‘Retirement Living’ development providing an independent lifestyle opportunity for those aged over 60 with the peace-of-mind provided by support of our excellent House Manager who oversees the smooth running of the development. The property enjoys superb communal facilities including an excellent homeowner’s lounge, laundry and scooter store. In addition, all apartments are equipped with a 24-hour emergency call facility and intercom system to the main development entrance. There is also the excellent guest suite widely used by visiting family and friends for which a small nightly charge applies.

Wingfield Court is in a fabulous location opposite the extensive grounds of the acclaimed Sherborne Independent Boys School and less than a mile from the Town Centre, with is superb range of shops bars and restaurants. Other excellent local amenities, including; the Abbey, Sherborne Castle, Waitrose, Sainsburys and the rail station. are all within approximately 20 minutes level walk.

Wingfield Court offers plenty of regular activities to enjoy, these vary from coffee mornings or film nights through to organised day trips. Whilst there is something for everyone there is certainly no obligation to participate and home owners can ‘dip in and out’ of activities as they wish.


A Front door with spy hole leads to a spacious hall. Security intercom system that provides both a visual (via the home-owners TV) and verbal link to the main development entrance door. Emergency pull cord, Shallow cupboard with meters, walk-in store cupboard with light, shelving and housing the Gledhill boiler supplying hot water and the concealed ‘Vent Axia’ heat exchange unit. Storage heater. Feature glazed panelled door to living room.


A bright and airy room with double-glazed opening doors leading onto a patio area overlooking the communal grounds. Focal-point fire with fitted electric fire. Storage heater, TV and telephone points. Two ceiling lights, raised electric power sockets. A feature glazed panelled door leads to the kitchen.


With a double-glazed window. There is an excellent range of ‘Maple effect’ fronted fitted wall and base units with contrasting laminate worktops incorporating a stainless steel inset sink unit. Integrated appliances comprise; a four-ringed ceramic hob with a stainless-steel chimney extractor hood over, waist-level oven and concealed fridge and freezer. Extensively tiled splash-backs, fully tiled floor, ceiling spot light fitting.


Double-glazed window allowing light to fill the room, Dimplex panel heater and a built-in wardrobe with hanging rail, shelving and mirror-fronted doors. Ceiling lights, TV and phone point.


Spacious second room that could even be used as a dining or hobby room. .Ceiling lights, TV and phone point.


Modern white suite comprising; WC, vanity wash-hand basin with cupboard unit below and mirror, strip light and shaver point over. panelled bath and separate shower cubicle with glazed shower door. Electric wall heater, electric heated towel rail, emergency pull cord and ceiling spot light. Fully tiled walls and floor.


• 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
Service charge: £3,095.16 (for financial year end 30/03/2023). 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.


125 Years from 2011
Ground rent £495


  • Spacious two bedroom apartment
  • Ground floor
  • Beautiful patio area
  • Stunning communal areas
  • Lift to all floors
  • On site house manager
  • 24 hour emergency call line

Property Consultant

Paula Squire, Senior Property Consultant - Southern England

Paula Squire

0345 556 4120