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Burcot Court, Sutton Coldfield, B74

PROPERTY TYPE

Retirement Property

BEDROOMS

2

BATHROOMS

1

SIZE

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Describes how you own a property. There are different types of tenure - freehold, leasehold, and commonhold.Read more about tenure in our glossary page.

Key features

  • Living area overlooking Sutton Park
  • Modern jack and jill ensuite bathroom
  • Kitchen with pantry storage
  • Master bedroom with built in wardrobes
  • Owners Lounge, Dining Area and Guest Suite
  • Residents' Parking
  • 24 Hour On-Site Staff
  • Lift Access
  • Active Social Community
  • Communities for owners, run by owners

Description

Two bedroom property available at Retirement Security's Burcot Court, a development for the over 60's in Sutton Coldfield, B74. The accommodation comprises entrance hall with storage cupboard, lounge with new carpets and views of Sutton Park, leading to kitchen with integrated fridge/ freezer, oven, hob and washing machine, as well as a pantry cupboard, master bedroom with bay window, built in wardrobes and jack and jill ensuite bathroom, with bath and fully accessible shower, plus a second bedroom and W/C.

Burcot Court is run by owners, for owners and comprises thirty-nine spacious one and two bedroom apartments. Amenities include owners' lounge, on-site dining, guest suite, landscaped gardens and owners' parking. The Court, with 24 hour on-site staff, offers owners the opportunity of retaining independence within an active social community. The court overlooks the famous Sutton Park Nature Reserve, is less than two miles away from Sutton Coldfield, and has shops and a post office just half a mile away.

Within the UK, Retirement Security was one of the first to establish Independent Retirement Communities and, since its inception in 1983, has continued to be a trail blazer for nearly 40 years.

The company was established to offer affordable homes within a happy and secure environment carefully designed for ease of access, in which owners could enjoy their retirement and thrive in an active supportive community, but where they could also protect and keep control of their hard-earned finances through running their own communities - Communities for owners run by owners. That remains true today in each of Retirement Security's 32 courts across England and Wales.

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 £68 or £101 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.

MISREPRESENTATION ACT 1967

"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"

Leasehold - Lease approximately 70 years (extension options available immediately)
Service Charge - see attached sheet for all costs and services included
Ground Rent - Zero

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Tenure: Leasehold You buy the right to live in a property for a fixed number of years, but the freeholder owns the land the property's built on.Read more about tenure type in our glossary page.

GROUND RENTA regular payment made by the leaseholder to the freeholder, or management company.Read more about ground rent in our glossary page.

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ANNUAL SERVICE CHARGEA regular payment for things like building insurance, lighting, cleaning and maintenance for shared areas of an estate. They're often paid once a year, or annually.Read more about annual service charge in our glossary page.

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LENGTH OF LEASEHow long you've bought the leasehold, or right to live in a property for.Read more about length of lease in our glossary page.

70 years left

Energy Performance CertificatesA document confirming the energy efficiency rating of the property.Read more about epc in our glossary page.

Council TaxA payment made to your local authority in order to pay for local services like schools, libraries, and refuse collection. The amount you pay depends on the value of the property.Read more about council tax in our glossary page.

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Burcot Court, Sutton Coldfield, B74

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Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Butlers Lane Station0.5 miles
  • Four Oaks Station0.6 miles
  • Blake Street Station1.4 miles
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About the agent

Retirement Security Ltd, Stratford upon Avon

18 Wood Street, Stratford-Upon-Avon, CV37 6JF

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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