Nelson Court, Glenview, Gravesend
- large lounge
- separate TV/computer room
- function room with computer
- waitress-service restaurant
- laundry room
- guest suite
Apartment 60 is on the top floor of Nelson Court with a south facing aspect and lovely views over the gardens. It is very private sharing the floor with only 3 other apartments, but is also very conveniently located with direct lift access to the ground floor main function area and basement laundry.
All the apartments are self-contained with their own front door you can be totally separate and independent or take advantage of the communal facilities and activities offered.
Accommodation - ENTRANCE HALL: Walk-in storage cupboard housing electric water heater, shelving and clothes airer. Intercom.
LOUNGE: 20'4 x 10'8 max. Double-glazed sash window. Feature fireplace. Storage radiator. Fitted carpet. Open to-
DINING AREA 8'3 x 8'1 max. Double glazed sash window. TV point. Fitted carpet.
KITCHEN: 9'7 x 7'7 Double-glazed window with electric opener. Fitted with matching wall and base units with work surfaces over. Inset sink unit with mixer tap. Built-in appliances include fridge/freezer, inset hob and electric oven. Niche for microwave. Wine rack. Extractor. Vinyl flooring.
BEDROOM: 15'2 x 10'1: Double-glazed sash window. Storage radiator. Built-in double wardrobe. Fitted carpet.
BATHROOM: 9'5 x 8'10: Suite comprising enclosed bath, pedestal wash hand basin, close coupled WC. Electric radiator. Mirror cabinet. Non-slip flooring.
Viewing - Strictly by prior appointment through KINGS.
Communal Lounge - On the ground floor furnished to the standard of a quality hotel. Coffee is provided free of charge after lunch and there are often homemade cakes at teatime.
Separate Communal Tv Room - DVD films are shown in the evening as an in house cinema.
Communal Function Room - For hosting private parties and social events.
Waitress-Service Restuarant - Which provides a 3 course hot lunch daily for a modest cost. There are two sittings (12.00 & 13.00). You normally book a week in advance & choose from a menu that includes vegetarian options. Salads and fresh fruit are always available. Many residents bring a bottle of wine to lunch! Residents share tables and lunch is a big social event. At Christmas and Easter the chef provides a special festive menu with additional courses. If you are unwell the staff will bring a meal to your apartment.
Communal Laundry Room - On the lowest level. This contains 4 automatic washing machines (Miele & Bosch) and dryers which are free to use (you supply your own washing powder). There is also an iron & ironing board. This is a really fantastic facility.
Communal Guest Suite - This is available for friends and family. It contains twin beds and an en-suite shower, with tea & coffee facilities. You need to book. Rates are very reasonable.
Communal Garden - With terrace and wooden benches to enjoy the English summer!
Activities - Weekly film viewings in the TV room
Weekly activities in house such as carpet bowls, gentle exercise classes, bingo and guest lectures.
Organised trips to the theatre, musicals or coach tours to places of interest.
Many of the residents club together to share a taxi into Gravesend or Bluewater.
Gravesend train station provides fast trains to London or the coast.
Buses are available locally to Bluewater, Dartford, Meopham, Longfield & Sevenoaks.
Security - There is a secure entry system so that visitors have to call the apartment they are visiting and speak to the resident before being buzzed in. Residents have their own key fob to facilitate entry.
Intruder alarm in each apartment.
Each apartment has its own locked front door with spy hole.
Each apartment has a 24 hour Emergency Careline.
Mains connected smoke detector.
Staffing - Estate Manager.
24 hour on-site staffing.
One hour of domestic help (included in the service charge) is provided for each apartment. Additional help can be purchased privately. The staff do not provide personal or nursing care but they will help residents to find suitable help if needed.
Handyman available weekly to undertake routine maintenance tasks & other small projects within the residents apartments. Very friendly, trustworthy & reasonable!
There are already private chiropodists & hairdressers visiting Nelson Court so it is easy to arrange these services.
Mobility - Nelson Court is wheel chair friendly with lifts to all floors. The apartments are designed to accommodate a wheel chair and the bathrooms contain a wet room style shower as well as a bath.
Mobility scooter store and charging point.
Whole development is wheelchair friendly
Local Amenities - GP surgery at 30, Old Road West, Gravesend a 10 minute walk away
Pharmacy Old Road West delivers medicines directly to Nelson Court
Post Office, and local convenience store at Echo Square a 5 minute walk
The local milkman delivers to individual apartments in Nelson Court. He also delivers dairy produce and groceries.
The local newsagent delivers papers daily to individual apartments.
Gravesend Town Centre & Train Station a 10 -15 minute walk or short bus ride (bus stop on Parrock Street outside Nelson Court).
Windmill Hill Gardens a 5 minute walk wonderful open space with views across the River Thames.
Costs - Service charge is £7,814.40 pa. Ground rent is £235.00 pa. Therefore monthly charge is £651.20 per month.
Council Tax (Band D) is £1,930.76 pa. Single residents are eligible for 25% discount. Electricity (Economy 7 for hot water & heating). Contents Insurance for apartment. Cost of lunches is discounted for residents.
Covid 19 Restrictions - Current guidelines at the time of printing: To ensure compliance with Government guidelines the restaurant facilities are closed, but residents are being provided with the same food options at the same cost, with meals being delivered directly to residents' flats. The laundry facilities remain open but residents are encouraged to maintain social distancing and hygiene practises. The building has been kept sanitised and clean and Management have done an excellent job at keeping everyone safe and Covid secure. Guests have been allowed to visit residents throughout lock-downs.
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Nelson Court, Glenview, Gravesend
NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
- Gravesend Station0.6 miles
- Tilbury Town Station2.2 miles
- Northfleet Station2.3 miles
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