- Bernard Court
Independent living at Bernard Court, located at the corner of London Road and Chester Road, being extremely convenient for the village centre; only a short level walk to shops, doctors and library. The thoughtfully laid out development, set out in beautifully maintained communal gardens consists of one and two-bedroom apartments over three floors, built by McCarthy & Stone Developments Ltd and managed by First Port. A main secure entrance leads to a communal reception area with access to the resident’s lounge, residents kitchen and managers office. The communal laundry room with ample washing machines and dryers is conveniently located close by. For residents with visiting family the smart guest bedroom suite can be booked via the house manager. The apartments offer many safety features including a pull-cord emergency system, burglar alarm and intercom providing remote main front door release. The House Manager can be contacted from various points within each property in case of an emergency. For periods when the House Manager is off duty there is a 24 hour emergency Careline response system. It is a condition of purchase that residents be over the age of 60 years, or in the event of a couple, one must be over the age of 60 years and the other over 55 years. Service and management fees apply.
- Entrance Hallway
Starting the tour to the apartment is the entrance hallway with coved ceiling, ceiling light point, internal telephone entry point and doors to majority of rooms.
- Store Cupboard
Good size space for coats and many household objects. Shelving ideal for linen. Completed with electric meter point and hot water system.
- Open Plan Lounge Diner17' 7'' overall maximum measurement x 11' 2'' widest point, narrowing to 8'8' in dining area (5.36m x 3.40m)
A delightful bright, airy, lounge/dining room providing plentiful space for all your furniture needs. Open plan to the dining area which boasts PVC double glazed door and window overlooking the pretty communal gardens, both allowing natural light to fill the room along with gaining access to the south westerly facing private patio area. This lovely lounge diner offers coved ceiling, attractive central feature fireplace with stylish modern surround, matching inset and hearth housing an electric coal fire, giving the lounge area a perfect focal point. Completed with television point, telephone point, wall mounted electric heater along with two ceiling light points and double doors to kitchen.
- Kitchen8' 11'' x 5' 8'' (2.72m x 1.73m)
A well planned kitchen offering a range of matching light beech effect wall, drawer and base units with contrasting work surface flowing round to provide ample preparation space. Inset single drainer sink unit with mixer tap ware sits below the PVC double glazed window, providing a view over the gardens. Integrated appliances include: AEG electric oven, AEG four ring electric hob with extractor over, along with integrated under unit fridge and separate freezer. This bright, airy kitchen is completed with coved ceiling, complementary splash back tiling and wall mounted electric heater.
- Bedroom11' 9'' x 8' 8'' (3.58m x 2.64m)
A good size double bedroom, with a range of matching fitted furniture with two single wardrobes and over bed storage, to deliver excellent storage, along with a further built-in mirror fronted double wardrobe with bi-folding doors, providing ample hanging rail space and shelving. The bedroom is completed with coved ceiling, telephone point, television point, PVC double glazed window overlooking the gardens, wall mounted electric heater and ceiling light point.
- Shower Room6' 9'' x 5' 6'' (2.06m x 1.68m)
A smart contemporary three piece shower room comprising: Double width walk-in wet room style shower unit with wall mounted chrome mixer mains shower, low level WC and chic white vanity unit housing hand wash basin with chrome mixer tap ware and storage cupboard below. Completed with complementary tiled walls, fitted vanity mirror with light-over, wall mounted electric fan heater, heated towel rail and extractor fan.
Communal gardens surround the complex, providing the residents with several seating areas in which to sit and enjoy the well maintained gardens. Bernard court provides its own private car park, albeit un-allocated. A sweeping pathway from the car park leads to the main entrance, whilst a useful shoppers door is located off the main ground floor corridor, providing ease of access to the village and all local amenities.
- Bernard Court Facilities
Communal facilities include: Bright spacious communal lounge with kitchen facilities where regular social gatherings are held, laundry room with washing machines and tumble dryers and a guest suite that can be booked for visiting relatives for a reasonable fee. NB: Management and leasehold charges apply.