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Cross Penny Court, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33

Guide price £225,000

1 Bed 1 Bath 1 Reception

REF: BSE200068

One bedroom retirement apartment


  • Entrance hall
  • Sitting/dining room overlooking the gardens
  • Bedroom & bath/shower room
  • Communal facilities
  • Some meals available
  • New residents accepted from 70 years of age
  • Communal gardens & gated parking


A superbly presented third floor retirement apartment well located close to the town in this Mccarthy & Stone development. Entrance hall, sitting/dining room, kitchen, bedroom, bath/shower room &, boiler/store cupboard. Communal facilities including lift, lounge, dining room, laundry, guest facilities, hobby room, library & scooter stores. Some meals available. New residents accepted from 70 years of age, communal gardens and gated parking with visitor spaces to the front. THE PROPERTY Cross Penny Court is a beautifully presented development of 56 one and two bedroom apartments, built for over 70's with the benefit of care assistance through the onsite provider, Your Life Management Services. In addition to the apartment the residents can enjoy the lovely communal garden, the homeowners lounge, restaurant which is open daily for lunch, function room that is available to all homeowners and is available for private hire, guest suite that is available for visiting relatives or friends - a charge is payable for its use; the laundry - although there is plumbing for a washing machine within the apartment if preferred, a possible parking space if available and the reassurance of the intercom and alarm system with call points in the apartment and via a pendant, if used will enable voice contact with the Estate Management Team who can provide assistance. Assisted living is for those able to enjoy independent living but want life to be a bit easier and the reassurance of 24 hours a day assistance from on call staff in case of emergency. Additional personal care packages are also available on site. The accommodation consists of a front door leading from the third-floor landing into the hallway, with intercom and access panel. A cupboard off the hall houses the electric boiler that runs the underfloor central heating and hot water. The spacious sitting/dining room benefits from a double-glazed window to the rear of Cross Penny Court overlooking the charming communal gardens. Double doors lead off to the kitchen which is fully fitted with a range of base and eye level units, work surface with stainless steel sink unit, Hotpoint electric hob and built in chest height electric oven and integrated fridge freezer. There is a 600mm kitchen base unit that can be removed to accommodate a dishwasher or washing machine if required with plumbing under the sink. There is a tiled floor and a remote-controlled double-glazed window to the rear. The spacious bedroom leads off the hall and is fitted with built-in sliding door wardrobe cupboards, a double glazed window to the rear and an emergency pull cord. The large bath/shower wet room provides a panel enclosed bath, wet room shower, wc, vanity wash basin with cupboards below, fully tiled walls, an electric towel rail and an emergency pull cord. Home owners are also permitted, subject to permission from the management company to keep a pet dog, cat or caged bird. As a condition prior to purchase, a new homeowner will be required to meet the developments estate manager to ensure they comply with the independent living and age criteria. LOCATION The town, the centre of which is within easy walking distance, offers an excellent range of amenities with extensive shopping facilities and a good range of leisure facilities including health clubs, swimming pools and golf clubs. The town also benefits from a twice weekly market, a superb range of cafes, restaurants and pubs (being the home of the Green King brewery) the Theatre Royal and the wonderful Abbey Gardens, ruins and the Cathedral. The University City of Cambridge is approximately 28 miles away and offers unrivalled further education opportunities and excellent shopping and amenity facilities. There is good access to the A14, A11 (M11) and the railway station at Bury St Edmunds offers a link to mainline services to London's Liverpool Street and King's Cross.