2 Bed Retirement Apartment

Florence Court, Trowbridge, Wiltshire

Price: £132,500

Size: 711 sq ft

Chain Free


  • Retirement Flat 75% Shared Ownership
  • Extra Care Development
  • Top Quality Communal Facilities
  • Ground Floor Apartment
  • Private Door to Small Patio
  • Two Bedrooms
  • Wet Room
  • Fitted Kitchen

SITUATION Florence Court is situated close to the Bradley Road with access from Rutland Crescent about half a mile to the west of the town centre. There are local shops nearby and the town centre offers an excellent range of shopping, leisure and educational amenities is within easy distance.

DESCRIPTION Florence Court is an exceptional extra care housing scheme run by the Bedfordshire Pilgrim Housing Association and run by The Orders of St John Care Trust. It is specifically designed for the needs of the elderly including those needing extra care.

There are 40 two bedroom apartments in the scheme which combine affordable homes to rent and shared ownership properties offering a wide range of services including on site care staff, non residential manager and full alarm system. There are social and community activities and the development includes a small shop, hair salon, treatment room. TV lounge, dining room where meals can be provided, library and a games room. There are facilities and charging points for mobility scooters and extensive well maintained gardens including parking for residents and visitors.

The development opened in June 2011 and provides well planned and well insulated accommodation with spacious communal areas as well as light, airy and spacious living space.

DIRECTIONS From the centre of Trowbridge take the Bradley/Westbury Road and turn left into Rutland Crescent. The entrance to Florence Court will be found on the left hand side.


COMMUNAL ENTRANCE HALL With lift service to all floors.

ENTRANCE HALL With radiator, coved ceiling, linin cupboard and storage cupboard.

LIVING ROOM 11' 4" x 16' 6" (3.45m x 5.03m) With window to the rear and door opening onto a small patio area and garden beyond. Radiator, coved ceiling, TV point, telephone point and two wall lights.

KITCHEN 13' 2" x 7' 4" (4.01m x 2.24m) Fitted with an extensive range of matching wood finished wall and base units with round edge laminated worktops and tiled splashbacks. Stainless steel single drainage sink unit, four ring electric hob, built in oven, extractor fan and coved ceiling. Internal window to the communal passage way.

BEDROOM ONE 9' 2" x 16' 6" (2.79m x 5.03m) With radiator, coved ceiling and window to the rear.

BEDROOM TWO 9' 4" x 10' 9" (2.84m x 3.28m) With radiator, coved ceiling and window to the rear.

WET ROOM 8' 7" x 7' 1" (2.62m x 2.16m) With shower area, low level wc and wash hand basin. Tiled splashbacks, non slip wet floor, radiator, extractor fan, wall light and shaver point.

EXTERNALLY To the front of the property is a generous parking area for visitors and residents but no allocated spaces.

There are well maintained and spacious grounds including lawn areas, paved areas with seating and shrub borders.

TENURE The property is leasehold. Our clients are selling 75% share of the title. The lease is from June 2011 for 125 years.

CHARGES The service charge is £434.66 per calendar month which includes gas, electricity and water bill for each apartment. The maintenance and cleaning of communal areas are also included. The core care charge is £135.98 per month which covers care manager, night care staff and emergency calls. Additional care is provided at an hourly rate. The weekly rate for core care is £32.95. Consequently, a five week month will be £164.75 and a four week month will be £131.80.

COUNCIL TAX The property is in Band C with the amount payable for 2017/18 being £1,529.01

VIEWINGS To arrange a viewing please call 01225 341504 or email property@kavanaghs.co.uk

CODE 9104 01/11/2017