Albert Court,

345 Reading Road, Henley-On-Thames

property description



Albert Court is a purpose built Retirement Living Plus development built by McCarthy & Stone, designed specifically for the over 70s, for those who wish to enjoy independent living but may need some extra care and support. There is an Estate Manager who leads the team and oversees the development. The apartment comprises of a modern fully fitted kitchen, fitted and tiled shower room, separate WC, spacious bedrooms and double aspect living room with balcony. 24 hour emergency call system.
Communal facilities include a Bistro style restaurant serving freshly prepared meals daily, Club lounge where social events and activities take place, a typical social weekly calendar comprises; Scrabble afternoon, Coffee morning, Film night, Bridge club, Cheese & Wine evening or a day trip to the theatre. A wellbeing suite/hairdressing salon and landscaped gardens. There is a fully equipped laundry room, mobility scooter store with charging points and If your guests wish to stay, there is guest suite accommodation which can be booked (fees apply). There is a 24 hour emergency call system provided by a personal pendant and call points in your bedroom and bathroom as well as onsite management 24 hours a day.
One hour of domestic support per week is included in the service charge at Albert Court with additional services including a laundry and ironing service, 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.

Albert Court is conveniently located on Reading Road and is in close proximity to an array of amenities. A Tesco superstore is just a stones throw away, and offers groceries, clothing and a pharmacy right on your doorstep. Home to the prestigious Henley Royal Regatta, and several other popular events and festivals throughout the year, this town offers something for everyone. The town center is known for it's quaint boutiques, and boasts an array of eateries. This is the perfect location for those that would enjoy a stroll along the River Thames. Mill and Marsh Meadows recreation grounds lie next to the river and have many family activities on offer, from boat hire to a 'pitch and putt'. Henley provides excellent access to surrounding towns by road or rail, with the M4 and M25 easily accessible, and the railway station close by.

Entrance Hall

Front door with spyhole leads to the entrance hall, the 24 hour Tunstall emergency response system is in place. Illuminated light switches and smoke detector. From the hallway there is a door to a large walk in utility/storage and airing cupboard housing a Gledhill 'pulsacoil' hot water cylinder, Vent-axia' air filtration/heat exchange system, shelving for linen and towels and a BOSCH washer/dryer. Doors lead to the two double bedrooms, living room, shower room and WC.

Living Room and Balcony

A bright, spacious and very well presented double aspect living/dining room benefitting from a glazed patio door with windows to side opening onto a large covered balcony with external lighting and views over the landscaped courtyard gardens. A further deep window allowing plenty of natural light. Two ceiling light points, raised power points. TV & telephone points. Sky & Sky+ connection point. Partially glazed door leads onto a separate kitchen.


Fully fitted modern style kitchen with white high gloss cupboard doors and contrasting work surfaces. Contemporary ceiling lights. Stainless steel sink with chrome mixer tap. There is a NEFF integrated fridge/freezer and a fitted NEFF electric oven and microwave oven. There is also a fitted NEFF electric ceramic hob with a stainless steel extractor over and opaque glass splashback. Electrically operated window.

Bedroom One

A large double bedroom with door to walk-in wardrobe with shelving and hanging rails. TV and phone point and ceiling lights. Deep window with views over the landscaped courtyard gardens.

Bedroom Two

A second double bedroom of good proportions with door to walk-in wardrobe with shelving and hanging rails. TV and phone point and ceiling lights. Deep window overlooking the courtyard gardens.

Shower Room

Modern suite comprising; close-coupled WC, vanity wash-hand basin with fitted furniture surround including storage below and to the sides, illuminated mirror cabinet with integrated shaver point and down lights over, walk-in level access shower with thermostatically controlled shower and grab rails. Partially tiled walls and wet room anti-slip tiled flooring, electric heated ladder style towel rail, emergency pull cord and ceiling spot light.


Tiled and fitted with suite comprising low level WC, vanity unit with wash hand basin incorporating cupboards beneath and illuminated mirror above.

Service Charge (Breakdown)

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

Service Charge: £10,606.20 to 30th June 2023
The service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV, but does include the cost of your Estates Manager and one hour of domestic help per week. To find out more about service charges please contact the Property Consultant or Estates Manager.


999 years lease from 01/06/18
Ground Rent £510 per annum
Ground Rent reviewed: June 2033


  • Estate Manager & Team 24/7
  • 24 hour emergency call system & Video entry system
  • Lifts to all floors
  • Bistro restaurant serving freshly prepared meals daily
  • Club Lounge for social events
  • Wellness suite/Hairdressing Salon
  • Guest suite for family or friends
  • Mobility scooter store with charging points
  • Landscaped gardens with seating areas
  • Convenient for local amenities and transport links

Property Consultant

David Newton, Property Consultant - South East region

David Newton

0345 556 4120