Welcome to Moorfield Court Extra Care Housing
A friendly and safe welcome
Find out how we are welcoming new residents into our retirement housing, alongside the measures in place to keep everyone safe.
At Moorfield Court leasehold retirement development in Nottingham , we offer 4 one bedroom and 4 two bedroom purpose-built properties for sale for people over the age of 55.
The development is close to Southwell and has excellent transport links to the city centre, Newark, Nottigham & Mansfield. The local shops are approximately a 15 minute walk and include supermarkets, a post office, library, bakery, hairdressers and café’s, Boots Chemist, Birds Bakery, Pitchfords Butcher, Gossip’s Coffee rooms and Minster café and shop. There is a doctors’ surgery in Southwell on The Rope Walk. Other local amenities include a cinema, bowling alley in Nottingham and Newark.
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 Moorfield Court we provide 2 communal lounges, an on-site laundry, well maintained landscaped gardens, a guest room and 23 parking spaces. For those times when you might like to be more sociable and meet up with others, we also run social activities and events including coffee mornings, lunches, games evenings and organised day trips.
The estate manager is on site Monday to Friday to offer help, advice and co-ordinate any services provided.
You will not need to worry about maintenance and repairs or gardening upkeep as we take care of those. We provide a wide range of facilities, including a communal lounge, guest room, a garden with seating area, an on-site laundry and 20 parking spaces.
Features of Moorfield Court Extra Care Housing
Shared facilities complementing each private residence:
- 1 lift
- Hairdressing salon
- Secure door entry system on all external doors
Well maintained outdoor space for you to enjoy:
- Extensive grounds
- Landscaped gardens
- Raised allotments flowerbeds
Care and support
More support available when you need it:
- Home help services
- Supporting Manager
- 24 hour emergency response call system
Life at Moorfield Court Extra Care Housing
At Moorfield Court we have a range of great on-site facilities available to all residents, including a lounge, laundry, a guest room for visiting friends and family, and communal gardens for exercising and gardening.
The building is purpose-built, ensuring it is wheelchair accessible throughout and includes lifts to all floors.
There is also a secure door entry system for your added peace of mind.
Nearby facilities include supermarkets, a post office, library, bakery, hairdressers and cafes. There is a doctor's surgery in Southwell. Other local amenities include a bowling green, tennis club and a leisure centre.
There are excellent transport links to Newark, Nottingham and Mansfield close to the property.
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
Your home will be self-contained with your own front door allowing the privacy and independence you expect. It will include a lounge, bedroom areas and a kitchen with fully-fitted units. With lots of storage space, it will be easy to maintain and you will be able to give your new home a personal touch by decorating it as you wish.
Most properties have a telephone point and you will have the choice of arranging broadband and digital or satellite TV.
You will want to feel safe in your new home and that’s why each of our properties is fitted with an emergency alarm.
There are letting restrictions at this scheme which means you or a close family member must live within Southwell, surrounding villages or within Newark and Sherwood Borough Council to be considered. Please contact us for more details.
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.
The letting restrictions detailed above do not apply for leasehold properties.
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.
You’ll find our Extra Care Housing locations are thriving communities, offering a variety of social activities, to take part in as and when you wish.
At Moorfield Court we organise a range of activities throughout the week which reflect the interests of the people living here and change on a regular basis.
If you are 55 and over, still independent but need a little help time to time, then Extra Care Housing could be for you. It’s just like living in an independent retirement flat, but with the added benefit of access to care and support when you need it.
Move into one of our self-contained properties at Moorfield Court and you’ll be getting your own high quality home, with the reassurance of care and support from a 24-hour on-site team of professionals. You’ll also benefit from a range of great on-site facilities in a fully accessible setting, and a thriving community.
At Moorfield Court Extra Care Housing we support those aged over 55 with one or more care or support needs to continue to live independently by offering a range of services that support and flex to your needs. This could range from help with shopping, cooking, housekeeping, catering, care, housing related support and wellbeing. You decide the type and level of support that suits your lifestyle.
On-site care provision at Moorfield Court is local authority approved and funded (subject to financial assessment).
A local manager is based on site to provide peace of mind when it comes to maintaining your home and managing your tenancy. You’ll also find active links with the local community that promote socialisation, including specialised interest groups and services.
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 Moorfield Court Extra Care Housing, Nottingham. For further information please contact us.
How much does it cost?
Properties for rent
Your monthly fee will range from £546.17 and normally includes your rent, service charge, heating, hot water and water rates.
Properties for sale
Service charges start at £249.29 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.
What is included in rental fees?
Our service charge covers all the cost of amenities you share with your neighbours, including the scheme manager service, our 24-hour emergency call service
Anchor on Call, repairs and maintenance, window cleaning, gardening and the cleaning of communal areas.
Your local council will be able to advise you about getting help paying your rent and service charge through housing benefit. They will also be able to tell you if they will be paying a grant to us to meet or contribute towards the support cost elements of our services to you.
To ensure Extra Care housing is right for you, and you meet local eligibility criteria, your application will usually need to go through a local process which involves the local authority, a nominated care provider and us.
Enquire now to speak to the local manager who will explain the application process for Moorfield Court, eligibility criteria and any local charges. You will also be able to arrange a viewing and see the facilities and what life is like here.
Straightforward, supportive and safe
We continue to welcome new residents to our retirement housing safely and ask residents, colleagues and visitors to consider using face-coverings in shared and busy areas.
Making the most of technology
Everyone’s safety and wellbeing is our absolute priority, so where possible we are offering prospective residents the opportunity to use technology to do virtual viewings and can send videos and photographs to support your decision making. We will of course be delighted to welcome you for an in-person viewing if this is your preference.
We are open to new residents.
To start your enquiry, simply click “Enquire now” and call us or complete an enquiry form.
Our helpful team will offer you all the information you need to find your next home - we’ll provide you with full details of the property including up to date information on current vacancies and our waiting list.
When inviting you to consider a property everyone’s safety and wellbeing is our absolute priority.
To help you view the available property we can send you photographs and videos and offer a virtual show round video call, where you will be able to speak to the friendly manager one-to-one and take a look around. Alternatively, we can offer an in-person viewing if you prefer.
During this time we continue to exercise precautions to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our colleagues and visitors and so will only invite you to view a property in person once it is empty, and after you confirm that no member of your household is displaying any symptoms or self-isolating.
Our aim is for each viewing to be as safe and easy as possible, so during your visit the manager will observe social distancing at all times and you will be asked to follow handwashing guidelines and consider using a face covering in shared and busy areas. Ahead of your arrival the manager will open all the doors minimising your need to touch surfaces and ensuring rooms are well ventilated. They will also minimise risk by taking you to the property via the safest route possible and back up all other precautions with a thorough cleaning regime.To help you view the available property where possible we will send you photographs and videos and offer a virtual show round video call, where you will be able to speak to the friendly manager one-to-one and take a look around.
Your manager looks forward to welcoming you to your new home.
They will be your main point of contact and will work with you to ensure your move goes smoothly and will continue to support you to settle in, offering you any advice and guidance you need to feel at home and confident in your choice to live with us.
During this difficult time, we recognise, see and hear how much coronavirus is affecting the people living independently with us across our retirement housing and we want to help and support you as much as we can.
As part of that support, we have introduced a range of new tools to complement the existing wellbeing services we offer residents. These include services such as Be Active, our free online wellness and movement programme and we have also partnered with UK-wide call companion provider Re-engage to offer a free telephone-based befriending service to help those who may not have others to talk to.
Where possible, we also put residents in touch with the many great local initiatives that aim to support people during this time and beyond.
Read more about how we are supporting our housing residents during coronavirus here.
Moorfield Court Extra Care Housing
Nottingham Road, Southwell, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG25 0LW
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