1 bedroom retirement property for sale

26 Booth Court Handford Road ipswich

£139,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Spacious 1 bedroomed First Floor Apartment
  • Lounge/diner
  • Fully fitted kitchen with integrated appliances
  • Good sized bath/wet room
  • UPVC double glazed windows
  • Electric under floor heating
  • Communal r4esidents lounge, restaurant & gardens
  • 24 hour assisted living (for those aged 70+)

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A very well presented modern, one bedroomed RETIREMENT FIRST FLOOR APARTMENT located within the sought after Booth Court development - a high quality, ASSISTED LIVING COMPLEX offering help and support for the over 70s built by specialists in this field McCarthy & Stone, in 2014.

This high quality retirement complex exclusively for the over 70's. Booth Court offers security, independence and comfort. Staff are on site 24 hours a day and an emergency call system links the apartment to the Estate Manager/central switchboard any hour and day of the year.

The communal facilities include 2 lifts, a laundry room, guest suite with en-suite facilities, a waitress serviced restaurant, a residents lounge overlooking the gardens and terracing and a mobility scooter room with charging points. The apartment enjoys views over an attractively landscaped garden and there are spacious communal gardens to the rear of the complex with lawns, flower bed, pergolas and paved terraced seating areas.

Located close to Alderman Road Recreation Ground and the River Gipping the complex is ideally situated a short distance from a local supermarket and bus stop to and from central Ipswich which itself is a comfortable 10-15 minute walk. There is also easy access to the mainline railway station and the New Wolsey Theatre.  

Early possession is available.  

ON THE GROUND FLOOR Communal Entrance Door to: 

RECEPTION AREA & RESIDENTS ENTRANCE HALL with 2 lifts to all floors. 

ON THE FIRST FLOOR Door to Apartment 

SPACIOUS ENTRANCE HALL 24 hour emergency all system. Mains smoke detector. 2 twin power points. Fitted carpet. Thermostatic control for under floor heating. Walk-in airing/store cupboard housing "Gledhill" pressurised hot water tank with slated shelving, electric meter and consumer unit.  

STORE/STUDY 7' 10" x 4' 11" (2.39m x 1.5m) 3 twin power points. Fitted carpet.  

LOUNGE/DINER 29' 3" x 10' 8" (8.92m x 3.25m)  

LOUNGE AREA 20' 7" x 10' 78" (6.27m x 5.03m) Electric coal effect fire with stone effect surround, mantel and hearth. Fitted carpet. 4 twin power points. TV, radio and telephone points. Control for under floor heating.  

DINING AREA 8' 8" x 6' 2" (2.64m x 1.88m) UPVC double glazed window to front overlooking communal landscaped gardens. Extractor fan. Fitted carpet.  

KITCHEN 9' 4" x 7' 9" (2.84m x 2.36m) Single drainer stainless steel sink unit (h & c mixer tap) with light oak effect fitted units comprising base cupboards and drawers with roll edged worksurfaces and tiled splashbacks. Matching eye level wall cupboards. "Hotpoint" built-in appliances comprising stainless steel oven and 4 ring electric hob with chimney style extractor and light unit over. "Indesit" integrated fridge and freezer. Tiled floor. Nest of 4 spotlights. Control for under floor heating. Electronically operated UPVC double glazed window to the front.  

BEDROOM 13' 5" x 10' 5" (4.09m x 3.18m) UPVC double glazed window to the front overlooking communal landscaped gardens. Built-in double wardrobe cupboard with sliding mirrored doors, hanging rails and shelf. Fitted carpet. 4 twin power points. Telephone and TV points. Control for under floor heating.  

SPACIOUS WET ROOM 8' 9" x 8' 2" (2.67m x 2.49m) White suite of low level WC, vanity wash basin (h & c mixer tap) with cupboards under and mirror over, wood panelled bath (h & c mixer tap) and shower area with thermostatic fitted shower, shower rail and curtain. Fitted grab handle. Non slip floor. Nest of 4 spotlights. Emergency pull cord. Fully tiled walls. Shaver point.  

OUTSIDE There is a centrally situated, very attractively landscaped, courtyard garden with lawns, flower beds, pergolas and paved terraced seating areas and a smaller landscaped garden with lawn and shrubs to the front of No.26. The gardens back onto the River Gipping.

There are security entry gates to the complex which lead to a car parking area (a space my be available subject to current allocation)  

NOTE The internal doors are oak effect flush doors.  

LEASEHOLD INFORMATION The property is held on a 125 year lease from 1st January 2013 with rent reviews every 15 years, subject to payment of a Ground Rent of £435 per annum.. There is a weekly maintenance charge of £127.35 (£6,622 per annum) which includes 1 hour domestic assistance per week, staff costs, emergency call systems, buildings insurance, electricity, heating, lighting of communal areas, water and sewage and gardens and lift maintenance and general repairs.  

SERVICES Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected.  

COUNCIL TAX Band "B" 


Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
27 September 2018

Nearest stations

  • Ipswich (0.5 mi)
  • Derby Road (1.8 mi)
  • Westerfield (1.9 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Ipswich (0.5 mi)
  • Derby Road (1.8 mi)
  • Westerfield (1.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

David Brown & Co, Ipswich

8-10 Falcon Street, Ipswich, IP1 1SL

01473 870048 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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