Holmcroft Court

Holmcroft, Charlton Road, Shepton Mallet

property description


Completed in 2012 by award-winning developers McCarthy & Stone Holmcroft Court occupies an excellent position less than a 10-minute level walk to the High Street of this thriving Somerset town. Providing private apartments specifically for those over 60 years of age the development enjoys a host of facilities for the benefit of home owners not least of which is the beautiful communal lounge which is the hub of social activities. In addition, there is a lift serving all floors, mobility scooter store, laundry room and a landscaped garden with mature trees. Further peace-of-mind is found in the service provided by our House Manager who will oversee the smooth running of the development. There is also a 24-hour emergency call system in the apartments and communal areas. A guest suite is available to receive family and friends for which a small charge of £25 per night is made.
The quality of life is so important to living at Holmcroft Court and it’s easy to make new friends and to lead a busy and fulfilled life here; there are always plenty of regular activities to choose from including; coffee mornings, a fitness class, games and quiz nights, seasonal and themed events. 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.
Holmcroft Court is located just a short distance from the High street and local amenities which include a post office, pharmacy, hairdressers, bakers, banks and supermarkets.

This apartment is located on the second floor. It is very tastefully presented and enjoys comfortable accommodation with many great features. There is a good-sized Living Room with a pleasant outlook, overlooking the school, excellent fitted kitchen with integrated appliances, double bedroom with wardrobe and modern bathroom with walk-in shower.


A good-sized hallway having a solid Oak veneered 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, large walk-in boiler cupboard with light and shelving housing the Gledhill boiler supplying domestic hot water and concealed ‘Vent Axia’ heat exchange system utilising the hot air generated within the property and recirculating this back into the principle rooms. A feature glazed panelled door leads to the Living room.


Double-glazed picture window with a pleasant outlook overlooking the school, focal point fireplace with ‘pebble effect’ electric fire, two ceiling light fittings and a feature glazed panelled door to kitchen.


With a double-glazed window. An excellent range of ‘maple effect’ fitted wall and base units with having contrasting laminate worktops incorporating a stainless steel inset sink unit. A range of integrated appliances include; a four-ringed hob with stainless steel chimney extractor hood over, high level built-in oven and concealed fridge and freezer. There is plumbing for a washing machine and dishwasher. Tiled splashbacks and tiled floor, ceiling spot light fitting.


An excellent double bedroom with a double-glazed window, fitted wardrobe with hanging rail, shelving and mirror-fronted sliding doors. Two ceiling light fittings.


Modern white suite comprising; close-coupled WC, vanity wash-hand basin with under-sink storage and mirror with strip light and shaver point over, walk-in shower cubicle with a thermostatically controlled shower unit and glazed shower screen. Fully tiled walls and floor, electric heated towel rail, emergency pull cord.


There are mature landscaped communal gardens, great communal facilities and car parking available with a yearly permit at a charge of around £250 per annum
We understand from the vendor that all carpets, wooden shutters, blinds and some light fittings can be included within the asking price.


• Cleaning of communal and exterior 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 is £2,263.92 per annum (up to financial year end 31/03/2023).

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.


Ground rent: £425 per annum
Ground rent review: Jan 2027
Lease: 125 Years from 2012


  • House Manager
  • 24 Careline system
  • Guest Suite
  • Homeowners lounge
  • Laundry
  • Landscaped gardens
  • To arrange an appointment to view please telephone 0345 556 4104

Property Consultant

Paula Squire, Senior Property Consultant - Southern England

Paula Squire

0345 556 4120