Vernon Road, Stourport-on-severn Dy13 8es

Guide price

Bedrooms: 2
Essentially a garden flat with spacious 30sq.m. private decked terrace which really sets it apart! A two-bedroom first floor luxury retirement apartment set within a ‘cutting edge' development by Bromford exclusively for those aged 55 plus. This wonderful development comprises 60 homes and has a lift, plus a wealth of on-site facilities. Available with immediate vacant possession. Likely to sell quickly. Early viewing is therefore highly recommended. Energy Rating: B.


DESCRIPTION - Flat 24 School Gardens is now around 4 years old having first changed hands as brand new in July 2018. The property is now offered for sale with immediate vacant possession.

School Gardens is a retirement community in the heart of the historic Georgian canal town of Stourport-on-Severn. Set on the site of the former Tan Lane Primary School, School Gardens is just a short stroll from Stourport’s town centre with its shops, restaurants and leisure opportunities.

The development comprises 60 beautiful 1 and 2 bedroom apartments, set amidst a range of communal facilities including a café bistro and lounge, gym, activity studio and hair and beauty salon. Life at School Gardens aims to help you to stay as independent as possible for as long as possible, as part of a lively community of like-minded friends and neighbours.

You can relax knowing that an on-site team is available to offer assistance in an emergency 24 hrs a day and if you or your partner need extra support, now or in the future, whether that be help with housework or personal care, then help can provided. Bromford have a 50 year track-record in providing homes and building communities across the Midlands, Bromford is today one of the region’s leading social enterprises. They are a not-for-profit organisation which seeks to help people to get more out of life.

Bromford Retirement communities provide opportunities for people in later life to live independently within their own homes with easy access to friends, neighbours and facilities as well as care and support if they need it. To find out more about Bromford visit

GREAT LOCATION - The historic Georgian town of Stourport-on- Severn occupies a beautiful setting in the heart of the Severn Valley. In addition to its architectural heritage, Stourport’s unique charm is provided by the rivers Severn and Stour, and the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal, all of which make their leisurely way through the town.

School Gardens itself is located in a quiet position within easy walking distance of the bustling town centre with its wide range of shops and all the essential everyday facilities you’re likely to need. Just a short stroll away is Stourport’s canal-side area with its selection of places to eat and drink, and leisure opportunities by the water. The city of Worcester, the beautiful spa town of Malvern with its famous hills, historical Droitwich Spa, Upton-on-Severn, Pershore, Evesham, Kidderminster and other Worcestershire towns, are all within easy reach and well worth a visit.

BE AS ACTIVE OR RELAXED AS YOU CHOOSE - A Bromford retirement community is shaped by its residents, so at School Gardens it’s entirely up to you how you choose to spend your time. You can simply continue doing the things you enjoy, or take full advantage of the on-site facilities and activities to try out new hobbies and interests or learn something new.

You’ll certainly find that discovering shared interests is a marvellous way to make new friends and there will be a range of activities to choose from, so you’ll never be short of things to do. It’s all about doing what you enjoy.

The Activity Studio is a creative space where you can get together with friends and neighbours and enjoy shared hobbies and interests. That might include bridge, arts and crafts, dance classes or Tai Chi – the activity programme will be guided by residents themselves.

Stay active and stay young The Fitness Gym is just the place to help you stay fit, with access to a personal trainer who will be available to support you.

Always look your best School Gardens has its very own professional hair and beauty salon - the perfect excuse to treat yourself whenever you feel like it. Good food, a relaxed atmosphere, and friends. Relax with a cup of tea or coffee and a snack in the café bistro after a walk along the canal or meet up with friends in the lounge.


Facilities at School Gardens:

• Café bistro and Lounge

• Hair and beauty salon

• Fitness gym

• Activity Studio

• Communal Gardens

KEY FEATURES - (Specific to Number 24)

• 24 hour emergency alarm system

• Video door entry system to the apartment

• Kitchen

• Facilities for satellite TV

•Telephone point and fibre broadband internet access to the apartment

• Free Wifi and internet access in communal areas • Low surface temperature radiators

• Fitted wardrobes to bedroom one

• Spacious level access shower room to the apartment

• Slip resistant flooring to kitchens and bathroom with carpet throughout remaining areas

• Lever taps for ease of use

• Accessible power points in all rooms

• High quality fitted kitchen with integrated eye level oven, fitted microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine

• Energy efficient central heating

• Wheelchair accessible

• Fire protection with smoke detectors to the apartment and State of the art sprinkler system

• Convenient car parking

• Large private balcony area perfect for eating al fresco and relaxing

PARKING SPACE – Car parking is available on a monthly licence of £20 per month and is subject to availability with a waiting list in place.

COMFORTABLE LIVING - Each apartment at School Gardens incorporates all the thoughtful design touches you would expect to make everyday living easier – an approach that reflects Bromford’s attention to detail. The living areas are modern, beautifully appointed and stylish, but also carefully designed for people in later life, with energy efficient heating and thoughtfully positioned plug sockets, telephone and satellite TV connection points. Your high quality fitted kitchen incorporates an easy-to-use eye level oven, ceramic hob and integral fridge-freezer, integral washer/dryer and dishwasher too. Your bathroom has equally thoughtful features and attention to detail, like a slip-resistant floor and easy-turn lever taps. Security is provided by a video door entry system, allowing you to see who’s there without opening the door.

ROUND THE CLOCK CARE - The main aim of School Gardens is to make residents feel confident enough to live life to the full, reassured by the knowledge that full-time, round the clock support and care is available on site and can be delivered in the comfort of your own home, if and when you might need it.

SERVICES - Mains services connected to the property include water, electricity and mains drainage.

TENURE - Leasehold. The property is held on a 150-year lease from and including 1 January 2018. The lease also grants exclusive use of the adjoining terrace/patio/balcony. We have not verified details of tenure. The Solicitor acting for any purchaser should be asked to confirm full details. Current service charge £527.83 per calendar month. Ground rent currently £250.00 payable on an annual basis.

01299 488543

Phipps and Pritchard - Stourport

1 High Street, Stourport-on-Severn, Worcestershire

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