Bowes Lyon, Poundbury

1 Bed Flat - Retirement

Bowes Lyon, Poundbury

1 Bed Flat - Retirement


Property Overview

This well presented one bedroom ground floor apartment is situated within an Assisted Living development exclusive to the over 70's, located within the heart of Poundbury on Queen Mother Square. The apartment enjoys spacious living accommodation and offers peace of mind that a team of people are on hand to deal with the mundane tasks of property maintenance and day to day living assistance. EPC rating C.

Key Points

  • Reception Rooms: 1
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1

Property Description


Bowes Lyon Court occupies a prominent position within Poundbury, close to the Queen Mother Square. Poundbury is an urban development of the County Town of Dorchester, and is Prince Charles's vision of the development of new communities in the 21st century. Designed around the residents rather than their cars, it is intended to be a sustainable development where it is possible to meet a higher proportion of daily needs on foot, rather than relying on a car. Within walking distance there are Waitrose, The Duchess of Cornwall Hotel and Restaurant and an ever-growing range of bistros, coffee shops, beauty salons, dress shops, hairdressers, dentists, a medical centre, a garden centre and a mature Woodland Park.



Entrance is gained via a security entry phone system.


A spacious hallway that offers a storage cupboard and access to all rooms.

Sitting Room

5.97m x 3.61m (19'07" x 11'10")
A light and bright sitting room with natural light gained via a side aspect double glazed, electrically operated window. The room offers both telephone and television points and there is a part glazed door that leads to:


2.72m x 2.11m (8'11" x 6'11")
The kitchen is fitted with a range of modern wall and base level units with wooden work surface over and a stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and drainer. There are a wealth of integral appliances including a dishwasher, a fridge freezer and a Neff electric oven and microwave with an electric hob and extractor hood over.


6.17m x 2.90m (20'03" x 9'06")
A spacious bedroom with natural light gained via a side aspect double glazed, electrically operated window. The room is well appointed with a walk in wardrobe offering hanging rail, drawers, shelving and lighting.

Shower Room

2.16m x 2.06m (7'01" x 6'09")
The property benefits from a shower room comprising a low level wc, a wash hand basin and a large shower area with fixed over head shower plus additional separate shower attachment. The room offers part tiled walls and there is a mirror, an extractor fan and a chrome heated towel rail.

Agents Notes

There is a half yearly Service charge of £3286.21. This includes One hour domestic assistance to each apartment per week. Staff costs. Cleaning of communal windows. Upkeep of gardens and grounds. Water rates for communal areas and apartments. Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas. Underfloor heating to individual apartments. 24 hour emergency call system. Repairs and maintenance to interior and exterior communal areas. Provision for onsite catering.

There is an annual ground rent of £435.

There is an Annual Manco charge with charges varying between £110 and £160 dependent upon location.

Please note that some photographs are of the communal area.


Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected. Underfloor heating. Broadband and satellite are available also.

Local Authorities

West Dorset District Council, South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UZ Tel: 01305 251010.
We are advised that the council tax band is C.


Strictly by appointment with the sole agents: Parkers Property Consultants and Valuers Tel: 01305 340860