A stylish ground floor retirement property built by McCarthy & Stone designed for the over 70s in a high quality development of 56 Assisted Living retirement apartments in the centre of Kingsthorpe adjacent to the recreation ground. The two bedroomed apartment includes underfloor heating throughout a lounge with direct access onto the communal gardens, two double bedrooms, a bathroom with mobility access shower and panel bath, and fitted kitchen. The apartment extends to a floor area of approximately 750 square feet and is vacant with no upper chain.
Access from the ground floor through an oak veneered front door with mobility access, there is a Tunstall emergency cord pull and intercom entry phone and including a utility cupboard housing the hot water cylinder with slatted shelving, electricity meter and fusebox..
14'09 x 11'02 (4.50m x 3.40m)
Carpeted throughout with underfloor heating, hip height sockets, television sky and BT openreach points, door opening to communal gardens with covered area with seating. Double doors open to :-
8'07 x 8'00 (2.62m x 2.44m)
With a range of base and eye level units, 2 casement window overlooking communal gardens, laminate work surfaces and upstands, integrated fridge/freezer, waist height Hotpoint oven, 4 ring electric hob under stainless steal extractor.
18'02 x 9'05 (5.54m x 2.87m)
Two casement window overlooking the side elevation, a range of hip level sockets and telephone point, carpeted throughout with underfloor heating, large built in wardrobe, space for double bed. Emergency pull cord.
14'09 x 11'02 (4.50m x 3.40m)
Currently set up as a dining area, there is space for a double bed, two casement window overlooking communal gardens, range of hip level sockets, underfloor heating and carpeted throughout. Emergency pull cord.
9'05 x 9'00 (2.87m x 2.74m)
Comprising white suite of panelled bath with mixer tap over, vanity wash basin and WC with concealed cistern. There is an open sided wet room shower with adjustable height shower head and waterproof flooring. The bathroom has a lightwell and stainless steel vertical heated towel rail.
These comprise the reception room, function room, quiet room, laundry room, refuse room, buggy store and dining room. Externally there are communal gardens which are laid to lawn with well stocked flower borders and a variety of mature shrubs and tall mature specimen trees. Access to Wardington Court is gated and fenced providing a high degree of security and vehicular access is through electrically operated automatic gates.
Communal gardens can be accessed directly from the apartment, these gardens are maintained as part of the service charge.
Main water, electricity and drainage are connected. Heating is through an underfloor electric system with domestic hot water from a Gledhill Pulsacoil Eco Thermal store off peak electric water heater. There is also a mechanical air ventilation system.
TERMS OF THE LEASE
The property is being offered with a 999 year lease which commenced on 1st June 2015 and is subject to service charges calculated for the financial year 2020/2021 in the sum of £903.52 Per month. An additional charge of £250 per annum is required for secure parking on site.
Please note that every endeavour has been taken to ensure accuracy of any lease information but we advise any prospective purchaser to have this checked by their own legal representative.
Wardington Court is designed for independent living where owners live in private apartments together with an on site team providing flexible care and support where needed both day and night. There is a spacious homeowners lounge and a table service restaurant open throughout the year and there is a guest suite for overnight stays for visitors subject to a fee and availability. The community holds regular social gatherings including coffee mornings, afternoon teas and movie nights.
Wardington Court is part of McCarthy & Stones retirement living plus facility to provide its homeowners with extra care and the on site manager is responsible for the day to day running of the facility. Within the service homeowners are allocated one hours domestic assistance per week however additional hours can be arranged by prior appointment. The development has 24 hr on site staff and secure camera entry systems and 24 hr emergency call system. It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirements of 70 years of age or over.
We have been informed the council tax for this property is est. £1,022pa with Northampton Borough Council.
HOW TO GET THERE
From Northampton town centre proceed in a northerly direction along the A508/Barrack Road leading into the Harborough Road through Queens Park to the traffic light junction with Mill Lane opposite the Cock Hotel in Kingsthorpe. Carry straight on and level with the Waitrose supermarket fork left onto the A5199/Welford Road where the entrance to Wardington Court stands on the right hand side adjacent to Kingsthorpe recreation ground.
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