Sydney Court

Lansdown Road, Sidcup

property description



Sydney Court is a 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. This apartment features Oak veneered doors throughout, a fully fitted kitchen with NEFF appliances, underfloor heating, fitted and tiled shower room with level access shower and a 24 hour emergency call system.

Communal facilities include a homeowners lounge where social events and activities take place, a function room and a landscaped courtyard. There is a fully equipped laundry room and bistro-style restaurant that serves freshly prepared meals daily. If your guests wish to stay, there is guest suite accommodation which can be booked (fees apply). There are lifts to all levels in the building, mobility scooter store and wellbeing suite. 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 Sydney Court with additional services including 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.

Sydney Court backs on to Waring Park with beautiful views. There is an Arts and Adult Education Centre at the end of the road. The main Station Road, with restaurants and shops, is nearby, and Sidcup railway station is less than ½ a mile away. You can catch direct trains to London Charing Cross and Cannon Street. There is also a good local bus service to Lewisham and Woolwich.

Entrance Hall

Front door with spy hole leads to the large entrance hall - the 24-hour Tunstall emergency response system is situated in the hall. From the hallway there is a door to a walk-in storage cupboard/airing cupboard. Illuminated light switches, smoke detector, apartment security door entry system with intercom. Doors lead to the two double bedrooms, living room, cloakroom and shower room.

Living Room and Balcony

A beautifully bright and spacious living room presented in immaculate condition with double glazed patio door and window to side opening onto balcony with south westerly views over the front communal gardens and pergola. Feature fire surround with inset electric fire. TV and telephone points, Sky/Sky+ connection point. Two ceiling lights. Fitted carpets, raised electric power sockets. Partially glazed door lead onto a separate kitchen.


Modern fitted kitchen with a good range of wall and base units with drawers and contrasting work surfaces. UPVC double glazed electronically operated window. Stainless steel sink with mono lever tap and drainer. NEFF oven, NEFF microwave oven, ceramic hob, opaque glass splash back, stainless steel cooker hood and extractor and integral fridge freezer, tiled floor and under pelmet lighting.

Bedroom One

Spacious double bedroom with a walk-in wardrobe housing rails and shelving. Ceiling lights, TV and phone point. Raised power sockets. Windows with a south westerly aspect.

Bedroom Two

Good size second double bedroom, Ceiling lights, TV and phone point, window with a south westerly aspect.

Shower Room

Tiled shower room with walk-in level access shower. Underfloor heating and grab rails. WC and Vanity unit with sink and mirror, heated towel rail, and shaver socket. Emergency pull cord.


Partly tiled walls, WC, pedestal wash hand basin, mirror, tiled floor.

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, but does include the cost of your Estates Manager. To find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or Estates Manager.

Service charge: £11.902.56 per annum (for financial year end 30/06/2023)


Lease 999 Years from 2017
Ground Rent £595 per annum
Ground Rent review: Jan 2032

Car Parking

This apartment is being offered with its own allocated car parking space.


  • Estate Manager and 24/7 staffing
  • 24 hour emergency call system
  • Lifts to all floors
  • Communal lounge
  • Table service restaurant
  • Wellness suite/Hairdressing Salon
  • Guest suite for family or friends
  • Laundry room - Mobility scooter store with charging points
  • Landscaped gardens with seating areas
  • Close to local amenities

Property Consultant

David Newton, Property Consultant - South East region

David Newton

0345 556 4120