Gay Bowers Road, Danbury
| £160,000

TWO BEDROOM FIRST FLOOR APARTMENT FOR OVER 55'S... located in the highly desirable Gay Bowers Lane and set within grounds approaching five acres. The apartment is accessed by communal security entrance doors leading to either stairs or a lift to access the first floor. This well presented, light bright and airy apartment features views across both the communal gardens and the front of the premises. The property consists of two good size bedrooms with fitted storage, a kitchen with integrated appliances, a lounge, plus a three piece shower room. Other features include a communal lounge, vast communal gardens and allocated parking. Energy rating D. NO ONWARD CHAIN.



Communal front door with keyless entry system. Stairs to wooden front door.

Reception Hallway

Two sash windows to front. Radiator. Security entrance system. Loft access. Fitted cupboard (ideal for hoover etc...). Door to bathroom, both bedrooms and door to lobby area with sash window to front and open to lounge and kitchen.

Bedroom One

3.35m x 3.25m (11' x 10'8)

Sash window to rear. Radiator. Emergency pull cord. Telephone point. TV point. Built in double wardrobe.

Bedroom Two

3.58m x 2.31m (11'9 x 7'7)

Sash window to rear. Radiator. Fitted double wardrobe. Further single wardrobe. Telephone point.

Shower Room

Three piece white suite comprising low level W.C. with concealed cistern. Built-in wash hand basin and walk in shower with wall controls and 'Apren' shower dryer. Radiator. 2/3 tiled walls. Extractor fan. Shaver point with light. Mirrored bathroom cabinet.


4.57m x 3.71m (15' x 12'2)

Two sash windows to rear. Radiator. TV point. Emergency pull cord. Fireplace with pine display mantle above and marble style finished hearth with electric coal effect fire. Two wall light points.


2.92m x 1.42m (9'7 x 4'8)

Sash window to front. Fitted with a range of eye and base level units with rolled edge worktops. Stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, drawers and cupboards below. Freestanding 'Beko' cooker with 'Neff' extractor hood over. Integrated 'Neff' upright fridge/freezer. Integrated 'Neff' washer/dryer. Cupboard housing Valiant gas fired combination boiler supply domestic hot water and central heating. Tiled splashback.


Set in grounds approaching FIVE ACRES. flower beds, trees, lawned areas and views over the surrounding countryside. Designated parking areas situated at the front of the apartments with outside lighting.


Provision of services to The Manor House apartments

•All communal areas will be cleaned by external staff

•All internal areas will be provided with heating and lighting

•Each apartment will be cleaned once per week for a period not exceeding one hour per apartment.

•One hour of laundry service will be provided each week per apartment. This includes bedding and bath towels only. These items are required to be labelled with the apartment number.

In the event that any resident requires nursing support we recommend that this is provided by The Community Nurse via Danbury Medical Centre on 0844 477 1886 There is no charge for Community Nursing.

In event of an emergency please call the Nursing Home on 01245 223367. A member of the care team will attend as soon as practically possible.

The provision of additional domestic/catering support is available by prior arrangement with The Manager Jo Scott at a cost of £10.00 per half hour or part thereof.

The services of our in-house laundry are available – please contact The Manager Jo Scott

Rates for any services provided at week-ends are increased by 20%

Rates for any services provided on a Bank Holiday are increased by 50%

Rates for any services provided on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day, Good Friday and Easter Sunday are increased by 150%

Hairdressing and chiropody are available on site, please contact The Manager Jo Scott.

Meals: Lunch:£5.00 Supper £3.50

Accounts will be rendered monthly in arrears.

These prices are effective from 1st April 2018

Service charge dependent on number of bedrooms
LPG communal charges calculated per apartment and added to the individual usage of each apartment.

55 or over or in need of such accommodation by reason of a disability or requirement for personal care. To be approved by the matron of St Josephs Nursing Home.
Flats are independent living with support worker providing welfare checks

Lease commenced - 2001
Term of Lease - 125 years
Ground Rent - Peppercorn
Service Charge - £975 per quarter (we understand this can vary slightly each quarter).

The purchaser will need to satisfy themselves as to the terms of the lease.

Prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves of the current figures by contacting forest pines care on 01245 223367.


From Church & Hawes Danbury office proceed along the A414 towards Maldon, go over the mini roundabouts and take the first turning on the right hand side into Gay Bowers Lane. Proceed to the end and Manor House/St Josephs is directly in front and the apartment is on the left wing as you face the main building.

Agents Notes

These particulars do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. All measurements are approximate. No responsibility is accepted as to the accuracy of these particulars or statements made by our staff concerning the above property. We have not tested any apparatus or equipment therefore cannot verify that they are in good working order. Any intending purchaser must satisfy themselves as to the correctness of such statements within these particulars. All negotiations to be conducted through Church and Hawes. No enquiries have been made with the local authorities pertaining to planning permission or building regulations. Any buyer should seek verification from their legal representative or surveyor.

Floorplan for Gay Bowers Road, Danbury
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