• Bowling Green Court exterior

    Bowling Green Court exterior

  • Bowling Green Court exterior

    Bowling Green Court exterior

  • Bowling Green Court communal area

    Bowling Green Court communal area

  • Bowling Green Court communal area

    Bowling Green Court communal area

  • Bowling Green Court lounge

    Bowling Green Court lounge

  • Bowling Green Court lounge

    Bowling Green Court lounge

  • Bowling Green Court grounds

    Bowling Green Court grounds

  • Bowling Green Court communal area

    Bowling Green Court communal area

  • Bowling Green Court dining room

    Bowling Green Court dining room

  • Bowling Green Court dining room

    Bowling Green Court dining room

  • Bowling Green Court exterior

    Bowling Green Court exterior

  • Bowling Green Court guest suite

    Bowling Green Court guest suite

  • Bowling Green Court exterior

    Bowling Green Court exterior

  • Bowling Green Court bowling green

    Bowling Green Court bowling green

The lease provides that a transfer premium is payable to Retirement Security on resale of a property. The maximum premium payable is 3% of the sale price depending on the length of time an Owner has lived at the property. Further information is available from the Court Manager.

About Bowling Green Court

Bowling Green Court is a thoughtfully designed property situated near the centre of the City of Chester. There are 49 exceptionally spacious apartments in total, all with 2 bedrooms and many enjoying balconies or decked patio areas. The Court overlooks St Werburgh’s parish bowling club which Owners are welcome to join and enjoy. Apartments on the upper floors also enjoy views across the city to the Cathedral. The main railway station is a convenient distance away and all parts of the North West are within easy reach. The immediate neighbourhood offers a Post Office and a supermarket; the facilities and services of the city centre are only a short stroll from the front door.

Bowling Green Court was built in 2002. The original leases were granted for 99 years but the actual period available will depend on the current date and whether any past owner has extended the lease.

Bowling Green Court Facilities

The design of Bowling Green Court combines style with ease of use and mobility, all floors are accessible by stairs or lift so that even those who need to use a wheelchair can live independently in any part of the building. Conveniently placed electrical sockets reduce the need to bend or overstretch and an emergency call system is installed with pull cords in every room of the development. In addition to the private apartments, there are a number of communal areas in the Court available for use by all Owners.

Garden

Bowling Green Court possesses its own communal gardens, shrubs and planters throughout the courtyards and grounds, that belong to all the Owners and are maintained by a gardener and/or Owners themselves. A consultative gardening committee will be set up if sufficient Owners are willing to contribute to its work.

Lounge

Bowling Green Court has a communal lounge that is the hub of many of its social activities. Morning coffee and afternoon tea are served on a daily basis together with weekly events from whist to keep fit. The Court Manager will be able to provide a copy of the monthly social programme.

Guest Suite

Visiting relatives or friends of Owners can be accommodated in our extremely comfortable, guest suite and provided with breakfast. Economically priced and benefiting from the Court’s advantageous proximity to local attractions and public transport, staying at Bowling Green Court is a wonderful way to explore the local sights and sounds.

Meals

Bowling Green Court has its own communal restaurant/dining room that provides a substantial meal every day, usually at lunchtime. Meals are not included in the service charge but are available at cost to all Owners. Meals will be taken on a tray to anyone who has requested one and is too unwell to leave their apartment. Guests are always welcome and any special dietary requirements are catered for. Evening meals and themed dinners are regularly held at the Court and light suppers can be arranged if requested.

Laundry

As an alternative to Owners’ own laundry facilities, the Court has its own communal laundry room. It comes fully equipped with token-operated commercial washing and drying machines. The proceeds that come from use of the equipment belong collectively to the Owners’ funds. If desired, Owners’ washing can be done in the laundry by the Housekeeping Assistants, for which a charge will be made.

Housekeeping/Staffing

There are many more staff than are generally found in traditional sheltered housing. A Manager and team of Duty Managers work in shifts and somebody is always present, twenty-four hours a day. The monthly service charge covers the cost of external maintenance and upkeep of the grounds, one-and-a-half hours of domestic assistance per week per individual property, as well as an hour per property devoted to the cleaning of the communal areas.

Bowling Green Court
2 Brook Street, Chester, Cheshire
CH1 3DP