Welcome to Bierce Court
At Bierce Court leasehold retirement development in Birchington, we offer 49 purpose-built properties, which consist of 2 and 3 bedroom apartments and 11 cottages, for sale for people over the age of 60.
The development is situated in Birchington close to Margate and has excellent transport links to Canterbury, Dover and London. The local shops are within walking distance and include supermarkets, a post office, library, bakery, hairdressers and cafes. There is a doctors’ surgery in Birchington within walking distance. Other local amenities include Quex Park and Gardens, several churches and day centres and Cinema located in neighbouring town of Westgate and Bingo a short distance away in Margate.
In addition to each individual private property, all Anchor estates offer some shared facilities, available for the use and enjoyment of all the residents, and managed and maintained by Anchor. At Bierce Court we provide well maintained landscaped gardens and 24 parking spaces, plus some properties do have their own garages. For those times when you might like to be more sociable and meet up with others, we have coffee mornings once a month.
There is a part time residential estate manager to offer help, advice and co-ordinate any services provided.
Features of Bierce Court
Shared facilities complementing each private residence:
- 1 lift
- Car parking available
Well maintained outdoor space for you to enjoy:
- Landscaped gardens
Care and support
More support available when you need it:
- Supporting Manager
- 24 hour emergency response call system
Life at Bierce Court
All Anchor estates offer a 24-hour alarm call service in private and shared areas. Every estate will have either a resident or visiting manager who provides help, advice and co-ordinates any services provided.
In addition to each individual private property, all Anchor estates offer some shared facilities, available for the use and enjoyment of all the residents, and managed and maintained by Anchor.
Shared facilities vary from one estate to the next. Anchor estates offer some or all of the following:
- a guest suite for visitors
- a maintained communal lounge for social activities and events
- residents’ and visitors’ parking
- lifts where appropriate in shared buildings of two or more floors
- maintained gardens for all residents to enjoy
- a conservatory shared by all residents
- a shared laundry which saves space in residents' kitchens
If you are over 55 years old and wanting to own a retirement property without the burden of maintenance and repairs, Anchor-managed properties may be the answer. Anchor estates are all very different. They range from a small cul–de-sac of six bungalows to a large estate of 86 apartments. Most are set in pleasant landscaped settings.
At each estate there will be an estate manager who can act as the first point of contact for any queries that residents may have and offer help to access any local services.
Our retirement properties have a real community feel where people interact with their neighbours, families and friends, continuing to do all the things they love.
Many of our leasehold housing developments organise a wide range of activities and events tailored to the interests of the people living in them.
We endeavour to be completely transparent about all our charges and fees. Below is indicative pricing to act as a guide to the costs at Bierce Court, birchington. For further information please contact us.
How much does it cost?
Properties for sale
Service charges start at £257.48 per month. They cover the costs associated with the day to day repair and management of the estate, including insurance of the building and maintenance of communal areas.
What is included in leasehold charges?
The services provided by our estate managers include: liaising with residents and prospective residents; making sure the estate is safe, secure and welcoming; maintaining the building and managing the estate. The costs for these services, carried out by our professional staff, are included in the monthly service charge.
All this has the added advantage of protecting property values for all residents.
The estate manager is available to discuss financial issues related to the running of the estate. The audited accounts will be sent to you by post every year. Actual expenditure is monitored against the annual budget throughout the year and service charges are reviewed annually.
Service charges are put together in accordance with the terms of your lease. They cover the costs associated with the upkeep of the estate, including insurance of the building and maintenance of communal areas.
Our residents really value the service that our estate managers provide.
They are there to act as a first point of contact for any queries and make sure that our estates are welcoming, well maintained, safe and secure.
We encourage you to arrange a visit to Bierce Court so you can meet our estate manager and get a feel of what it would be like to live here. You will be able to look around, get a feel for the local area and ask any questions you may have. It is important to us that you make the right decision and are happy with your choice of new home.
Hello my name is Caroline and I’m the Estate Manager at Bierce Court. I love meeting new people and at Bierce Court I support independent and happy living for all our customers and I look forward to meeting with you.
1 Lyell Road, birchington, Kent, CT7 9EJ