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Crawthorne Road, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1

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Added on 27/07/2020
Retirement Security Ltd, Stratford upon Avon
Retirement Property

Key features

  • Independent retirement living with support if you need it
  • Residents have a real say in how Cathedral Green Court is managed
  • Fully managed facilities and services
  • Weekly Service Clean Included
  • On-site restaurant can provide lunch at cost on a daily basis
  • Communal facilities including lounge, function room and gardens
  • Secure Car Parking
  • Visitor guest suite
  • Lift access throughout development
  • Warden-call emergency pull-cord in each room of your propeerty

Property description

Tenure: Leasehold

An opportunity to buy this second floor apartment at a fully managed retirement development that maintains and supports your indpendence. Features include weekly service clean, an on-site restaurant, visitor guest suite, lift access and warden-call pull cord in each room.

The apartment has been redecorated and freshly carpeted.

HALL: With storage cupboard, radiator and two ceiling lights.

LOUNGE: 15'9" x 9'10" (4.8m x 3m) With window on the rear elevation of apartment and equipped with electric fire, double electrical sockets, radiator, 2 BT points, TV point, ceiling light, wall lights with dimmer switch, curtains.

KITCHEN: 8'3" x 7'10" (2.5m x 2.4m) With base and wall units, fridge/freezer, Linea boiler, electric oven, 2 double sockets, electric hob and sink.

BEDROOM 1: 16'2" x 9'1" (4.7m x 3.1m) With window to the rear elevation; wardrobe/storage with fitted doors, 2 double light switches, wall and ceiling lights, telephone and TV point, double sockets, curtain and blind, radiator.

BEDROOM 2: 10'8" x 6'7" (3.3m x 2m) With window to rear elevation, and lengthy window seat with cushion. Light switch, double sockets, curtain and blind; telephone point, radiator.

BATHROOM: 9'6" x 5'8" (2.9m x 1.7m) With bath (shower over), w/c, wasbasin, towel rail, mirrored unit, mirror and shaving point.

General Information:-

Cathedral Green Court comprises of 44 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 Cathedral Green 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.

TENURE: Leasehold

SERVICE CHARGE: There is a service charge that currently amounts to £597.08 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.


"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"

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Crawthorne Road, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1

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  • Peterborough Station0.6 miles
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About the agent

Retirement Security Ltd, Stratford upon Avon

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

Retirement Security Ltd, Stratford upon Avon

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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