Welcome to Darras Mews
At Darras Mews leasehold retirement development in Ponteland, we offer 20 two bedroom purpose-built properties for sale for people over the age of 60.
The development is situated close to Ponteland, near Newcastle upon Tyne and has good transport links to the city centre, the A1, Newcastle Airport and the wider region of Northumberland and Durham. The local shops are within 5 minutes’ walk and include a supermarket, a post office, pharmacy, optician, chiropodist, bakery, hairdresser and cafe. There are doctors’ surgeries nearby. Other local amenities include a leisure centre, swimming pool and Newcastle’s historic centre and quayside.
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 Darras Mews we provide a guest room which is available for residents’ family and friends at a modest nightly charge and residents and visitors parking spaces. The estate manager visits once weekly to offer help, advice and co-ordinate any services provided.
Features of Darras Mews
Shared facilities complementing each private residence:
- Car parking available
Well maintained outdoor space for you to enjoy:
- Seated patio area
- Landscaped gardens
Care and support
More support available when you need it:
- Supporting Manager
- 24 hour emergency response call system
Life at Darras Mews
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 60 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 Darras Mews, Newcastle Upon Tyne. For further information please contact us.
How much does it cost?
Properties for sale
Service charges start at £107.07 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.
Darras Hall, Ponteland, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE20 9LR
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