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Key features

  • House Manager
  • 24 hour emergency call system
  • Lift to all floors
  • Video entry system
  • Beautiful communal areas
  • Landscaped gardens with seating areas
  • Guest suite for family or friends
  • Underfloor heating in apartments covered by the service charge
  • Mobility scooter store with charging points
  • Close to local shops and amenities


A modern and spacious two double bedroom, two shower room retirement apartment with a fully fitted kitchen on the second floor of this beautifully appointed development. Stunning landscaped gardens in which to enjoy sunny days and warm evenings without having to worry about the weeding or mowing the lawn.

Summary - Blyton House, built by McCarthy & Stone, has been designed and constructed for modern independent retirement living. The development is close to an array of amenities such as; Bus stop; Post office; Butcher; Library; Bank; Community center; Optician; Pharmacy; Hairdresser; Dentist; Doctors surgery; Bourne End train station; Church. The development consists of 25 one and two-bedroom retirement apartments for the over 60s. The apartments have security door entry systems, and underfloor heating (all underfloor heating costs are covered by the service charge). The dedicated House Manager is on site during their working hours (9am - 2pm) to take care of running the development. For added convenience there's a mobility scooter store/charging room which can be used £10 a year.

There's no need to worry about the burden of maintenance costs as the service charge covers the cost of all external maintenance, gardening and landscaping, external window cleaning, buildings insurance, water rates and security systems. All energy costs of the homeowners lounge and other communal areas are also covered in the service charge. For your peace of mind the development has camera door entry and 24-hour emergency call systems, should you require assistance. The Homeowners' lounge provides a great space to socialise with friends and family. If your guests have travelled from afar, they can extend their stay by booking into the development Guest Suite (usually for a fee of £25 per night - subject to availability). It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 60 years or over.

Entrance Hall - Front door with spy hole and letter box. The 24-hour emergency response system is situated in the hall. A walk-in storage cupboard/airing cupboard housing the hot water tank. Smoke detector and ceiling light. Secure entry system with intercom. Doors lead to the bedrooms, living room and shower room.

Living Room - A very well presented and spacious living/dining room benefitting from a glazed patio door with windows to side that opens to a juliet balcony and views over the rear gardens. Feature fireplace. Two ceiling light points, raised power points. TV, telephone and broadband points. Part glazed door leads into a separate kitchen.

Kitchen - A well proportioned modern kitchen fitted with a range of high gloss wall and base units fitted with contrasting work surfaces with matching splash back up-stand. The stainless steel sink with mixer tap is positioned beneath a double glazed window which has two electric openers. Built-in mid level electric oven with fitted matching microwave above. Ceramic hob with splash back and stainless steel extractor hood. Integrated fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Under unit wall lighting and ceiling spot lights.

Bedroom One With En-Suite - This spacious double bedroom features a large walk in wardrobe housing rails and shelving. Central ceiling light. TV and telephone points. Raised power points. Double glazed window. Door leading to en-suite shower room.

En-Suite Shower Room - This modern shower room comprises; walk in level access shower with fitted glass screen and grab rails, close coupled WC, vanity unit with inset wash hand basin with mixer tap; fitted mirror with built in light; wall mounted heated towel rail, emergency pull-cord. Ceiling spot lights.

Bedroom Two - A second double room of ample proportions that could be used as a hobby room, dining room or a library. Raised sockets, celling light, double glazed window.

Shower Room - Modern suite comprising; shower cubicle; WC with concealed cistern; vanity unit with inset wash basin and illuminated mirror above. emergency pull-cord; wall mounted heated towel rail.

Service Charge (Breakdown) - •Underfloor heating in all apartments
•Cleaning of communal 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 does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV, but does include the cost of your House Manager. To find out more about the service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.

Service Charge: £6,205.45 per annum (Up to financial year end 30/09/2024)

Leasehold - 999 Years from 1st June 2015
Ground Rent: £495 per annum
Ground Rent Review date: June 2030

Car Parking - The fee is usually £250 per annum, but may vary by development. Permits are available on a first come, first served basis. Please check with the House Manager on site for availability.

Additional Information & Services - • Gfast & Superfast Fibre Broadband available
• Mains water and electricity
• Electric room heating
• Mains drainage


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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.

£495 per year (Ask agent about the review period)When and how often your ground rent will be reviewed.Read more about ground rent review period in our glossary page.

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.


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.

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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.

Band: D

Marlow Road, Bourne End


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Bourne End Station0.2 miles
  • Cookham Station1.6 miles
  • Marlow Station2.4 miles
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100 Holdenhurst Road, Bournemouth, BH8 8AQ

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