Aigburth Vale, Liverpool, Merseyside, L17
- Independent retirement living with support when you need it
- Residents have a real say in how Gorselands Court is managed
- Fully managed facilities and services
- Weekly Service Clean Included
- On-site restaurant can provide lunch at cost on a daily basis, and it can be delivered to your door if you are unwell
- Communal facilities including lounge, function room and gardens
- Visitor guest suite
- Secure parking
- Lift access throughout development
- Warden-call emergency pull-cord in each room of your property
Tenure: Leasehold, 72 years remaining
HALL: The hall includes a heated airing cupboard ideal for towels and bedding.
LOUNGE: 14'2" x 11'3" (4.3m x 3.4m) The Lounge is well proportioned and lovely views of our rear gardens through the window on the rear elevation of the apartment. The standard of décor is good and neutral carpets are fitted throughout. There is also an electric fire and fitted fire surround.
KITCHEN: 10'6" x 7'6" (3.2m x 2.3m) The kitchen has a window on the rear elevation of the apartment and includes extensive Base and wall units with plenty of work top space for food preparation. The white goods are integrated with fridge, freezer, Oven and Grill, four ring hob and stainless steel sink, drainer and taps. The boiler for hot water and central heating is gas and the apartment also has a washing machine.
BEDROOM 1: 12'2" x 9'6" (3.7m x 2.9m) The main bedroom is a double and includes a large built in wardrobe. Light is provided through the window on the rear elevation of the apartment.
STUDY: 9'6" x 8'6" (2.9m x 2.6m) The study can be configured as a single second bedroom, it has with plenty of room for a computer and relevant books. Window on the rear elevation of apartment.
BATHROOM: 7'7" x 7'6" (2.3m x 2.3m) The bathroom has a lower than standard bath, a modern electric shower, WC, and a wash basin with an illuminated mirror above.
The study/second bedroom has a Velux window that give excellent light.
Gorselands Court comprises of 53 spacious apartments, mainly one and two bedrooms, the communal areas are decorated to a high standard to include a very comfortable communal lounge, on-site restaurant, guest suite, landscaped gardens and ample car parking. The services on offer are much greater than is usual in standard retirement apartments or sheltered housing. The Leasehold Very Sheltered Housing available at Gorselands Court offers older people the opportunity of retaining their independence and improve their quality of life and remain in their own homes for as long as possible.
There is a team of staff working on a shift basis, managed 24 hours a day. The monthly service charge covers the costs of external maintenance, buildings insurance, up keep of the grounds and one and half hours of domestic assistance per week per individual property.
SERVICE CHARGE: There is a service charge that currently amounts to £545.37 per month.
It is important to note that a significant proportion of the Service Charge relates to items which the prospective purchaser is responsible for in their present home, such as building insurance, building maintenance, gardening, and domestic help. Many purchasers are also eligible for Attendance Allowance at £55.65 or £83.10 a week, which is neither means-tested or taxable and advice on this subject is available to anyone making an enquiry.
The lease provides that a transfer premium is payable to Retirement Security on resale of a property. The maximum premium payable is 3% of the sale price depending on the length of time an Owner has lived at the property. Further information is available from the Court Manager.
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"These details are prepared as a general guide only and should not be relied upon as a basis to enter into a legal contract or to commit expenditure. Interested parties should rely solely on their own surveyors, solicitors or other professionals before committing themselves to any expenditure or other legal commitments. If any interested party wishes to rely upon information from the agent, then a request should be made and specific written confirmation provided. The agent will not be responsible for any verbal statement made by any member of staff, as only a specific written confirmation should be relied upon. The agent will not be responsible for any loss other than when specific written confirmation has been requested".
Aigburth Vale, Liverpool, Merseyside, L17
NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
- St. Michaels Station0.7 miles
- Aigburth Station0.7 miles
- Mossley Hill Station0.9 miles
About the agent
Retirement Security Limited is responsible for the management of 31 developments of Leasehold Very Sheltered Housing across England and Wales. The newest development, Margaret Court in Stratford-upon-Avon, opened in October 2009.
This is achieved by careful attention to building design, high standards of service, and a unique management model that provides owners with the major say in decision-making.
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