Benedict Court

Benedict Court, Western Avenue, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 1AR

property description



Benedict Court was built by McCarthy and Stone a purpose built Retirement Living Development. Communal facilities include a fully equipped laundry room a lift to all floors and a mobility scooter store with charging points.

There is a Homeowners lounge with doors leading to a patio surrounded by landscaped gardens. The door entry system ensures complete peace of mind and the 24 hour emergency call system is provided by a personal pendant with a call point in the hallway. There is a house manager on site and the development will link through to the 24 hour emergency call system for when they are off duty. There is also a guest suite for when friends and family come to stay.

The development is close to the town centre with its mix of historic buildings and excellent range of high street shops and department stores. As well as numerous restaurants and cafes, there is a supermarket next door to the development. For those wishing to travel further afield, the town's railway station operates a mainline station to Reading and London.

It is a condition of purchase that all Residents must be over the age of 60 years.

Entrance Hall

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

Living/Dining Room with patio door to balcony

A very well presented bright and spacious living/dining room with a double glazed opening door leading onto a beautiful balcony. Two ceiling light points, power points. TV & telephone points, partially glazed double doors lead onto a separate kitchen.


Modern style kitchen with fitted cupboard doors and co-ordinated work surfaces. Contemporary ceiling lights. Wall mounted fan heater. Stainless steel sink with chrome mixer tap. There is an integrated fridge and freezer and a fitted electric oven and hob with extractor hood.


A double bedroom of good proportions, built-in double wardrobe, TV and phone point, ceiling lights.


Bathroom, fully tiled walls, grab rails, glazed shower cubicle, toilet, vanity unit with sink and mirror above, heated towel rail, separate wall mounted fan heater, emergency pull cord.

Service Charge (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 does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV. To find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.

Service charge: £1,825.08 per annum (for financial year ending 31/03/2023)

Lease Information

Lease length: 125 years from 2009
Ground rent: £425 pa
Ground rent review date: January 2024

Car Parking

Parking is by allocated space, subject to availability. Please check with the House Manager on site for availability.


  • Bright & Spacious one bedroom
  • New carpets & balcony
  • Communal lounge where social events take place
  • Guest suite for family or friends
  • Laundry room & mobility scooter store
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Close to Waitrose supermarket
  • House manager
  • 24 Hour careline system & video entry system

Property Consultant

Paula Squire, Senior Property Consultant - Southern England

Paula Squire

0345 556 4120