Dukes Court

Dukes Court, Bulford, Wellington

property description



Dukes Court enjoys excellent communal facilities including a homeowner’s lounge, laundry, scooter store and landscaped gardens. All apartments are equipped with a 24-hour emergency call facility and sophisticated intercom system providing both a visual and verbal link to the main development entrance. There is also the excellent guest suite widely used by visiting family and friends for which a small charge of £25 per night applies.

Constructed in 2014 by award-winning retirement home specialists McCarthy and Stone, Dukes Court is a ‘Retirement Living’ development providing a quality-of-lifestyle opportunity for the over 60’S and designed for independent living with the peace-of-mind provided by the day-to-day support of our excellent House Manager who oversees the smooth running of the development. Dukes Court is ideally located within an easy walk of Wellington town centre with its plethora of shops, restaurants and bars, hairdressers, Cottage Hospital and so many other useful amenities close at hand, including Waitrose. Bus routes are close by with a service to Taunton.

Entrance Hall

Having a solid entrance door with spy-hole, 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, walk-in boiler cupboard with light and shelving housing the Gledhill boiler supplying domestic hot water and concealed ‘Vent Axia’ heat exchange unit. A feature glazed panelled door leads to the living room.

Living Room with Patio door to Balcony

A spacious room which also benefits from a feature fireplace with electric fire.


Excellent range of ‘Maple effect’ fitted units with contrasting worktops incorporating a stainless steel inset sink unit. Integrated appliances comprise; a four-ringed ceramic hob with a stainless-steel chimney style extractor hood, waist-level oven and concealed fridge and freezer. Extensively tiled walls and tiled floor.


A spacious double bedroom with a triple-glazed window. Very useful walk-in wardrobe with auto light, ample hanging space and shelving.


Modern white sanitary ware comprising; a close-coupled WC, vanity wash-hand basin set into a cupboard unit with mirror, strip light and shaver point above, level access, walk-in shower with a glazed shower screen, electric heated towel rail, emergency pull cord. Fully tiled walls and 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. To find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.

Service charge: £2,089.50 per annum (for financial year ending 30/09/2022)

Lease Information

Lease length: 125 years from 2014
Ground rent: £425 per annum
Ground rent review: Jan 2029

Property Consultant

Stephen Hobday, Property Consultant - South West region

Stephen Hobday

0345 556 4120