Bowes Lyon Court
Bowes Lyon Court is a prestigious development constructed in late 2016 by renowned retirement homes specialist McCarthy and Stone and occupies a commanding position in the heart of Poundbury on Queen Mother Square.
This is a retirement living plus development exclusively for those aged over 70. Bowes Lyon Court offers the level of freedom needed to maintain your independence for longer in your own home, and live retirement to the full.
There is an on-site estates team and in house manager so residents will receive flexible, consistent support and care, where required, in their own home.
For added peace of mind, the apartments are equipped with a 24-hour emergency call system. All the external property maintenance including gardening and window cleaning is taken care of.
In addition to privately owned luxury apartments the development also offers beautiful social spaces such as a club lounge, a table service restaurant serving a varied and subsidised three course daily lunch, café lounge, billiards room, library, orangery, function room as well as a salon and guest suite where visiting family and friends can be accommodated for a small charge.
There are numerous amenities within walking distance of Bowes Lyon Court including Waitrose, the Duchess of Cornwall Hotel and Restaurant, dentists, a medical centre, and a mature woodland park.
A good-sized hallway with ample space for hall furniture. A security intercom system that is linked to the main development entrance door and also linked to the home owner’s TV for both visual and verbal entry.
Emergency pull cord, inset ceiling downlights. Off the hallway is a cylinder cupboard with light, shelving and housing the Gledhill hot water cylinder operated by off-peak electricity supplying domestic hot water.
Also off the hallway is a large walk-in store cupboard with a light and shelving.
Lounge (21' 1'' x 12' 3'' (6.42m x 3.73m))
A spacious, light and airy lounge with a partially glazed panelled door leads from the hallway.
Feature fireplace with inset electric log burning stove styled fire.
Fully double-glazed door with matching side-panels adjacent leads to a very long balcony. Door leading to the kitchen.
Balcony (44' 3'' x 5' 5'' (13.48m x 1.65m))
A large balcony running across the entire width of the apartment and being private to the apartment measuring approximately 44ft,
With ample outdoor space for furniture, potted plants etc. It is only right to point out that the balcony currently overlooks a new development under construction which when complete will only serve to enhance the Poundbury urban street scene.
Kitchen (8' 10'' x 7' 1'' (2.69m x 2.16m))
With electronically operated Georgian sash-styled small paned double glazed window. Modern range of fitted wall and base units with coordinating woodblock effect laminated worktops over and incorporating a stainless steel single drainer sink unit.
Full range of integrated appliances comprising of; a Neff four-ringed ceramic hob with concealed extractor over and contemporary glass splashback, NEFF high-level oven with latest ‘slide-under’ door, matching microwave oven and concealed fridge, freezer and dishwasher. Ceiling spot light fitting and plank-effect vinyl floor covering.
Bedroom One (12' 2'' x 11' 8'' (3.71m x 3.55m))
Fully double-glazed door to balcony with matching side panels adjacent.
Door to built-in wardrobe with auto light and having shelving, hanging space and drawer unit. Emergency pull cord.
Bedroom Two (13' 9'' x 9' 11'' (4.19m x 3.02m))
A good sized second bedroom with an electronically operated Georgian sash-styled small paned double glazed window. Full height fitted ‘box-style’ storage unit. Emergency pull cord.
Shower Room (8' 1'' x 6' 9'' (2.46m x 2.06m))
A wet room sytle shower room with modern white suite comprising of a WC with concealed cistern, inset vanity wash hand basin with under sink store cupboard and worktop over.
Walk-in level access shower with fixed shower head and separate flexible shower on slide attachment.
Grab rails, fully tiled walls to shower area, half tiled elsewhere.
Non-slip resistant vinyl flooring, electric heated towel rail, fitted mirror with integrated light, ceiling spot light fitment and an emergency pull cord
Cloakroom (5' 5'' x 3' 10'' (1.65m x 1.17m)) Close
With a modern white suite comprising of a WC with concealed cistern and large wall-hung wash hand basin with tiled splashback. Ceiling spot light fitment and vinyl flooring.