• Minster Court exterior

    Minster Court exterior

  • Minster Court hallway

    Minster Court hallway

  • Minster Court lounge

    Minster Court lounge

  • Minster Court dining room

    Minster Court dining room

  • Minster Court balcony

    Minster Court balcony

  • Minster Court exterior night

    Minster Court exterior night

  • Minster Court exterior night

    Minster Court exterior night

  • Minster Court exterior

    Minster Court exterior

  • Minster Court exterior

    Minster Court exterior

  • Minster Court exterior

    Minster Court exterior

  • Minster Court gardens

    Minster Court gardens

  • Minster Court gardens

    Minster Court gardens

  • Minster Court gardens

    Minster Court gardens

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 Minster Court

Minster Court enjoys an excellent location in attractive landscaped grounds with mature wooded boundaries providing a relaxed and peaceful setting whilst enjoying close proximity to local shopping, leisure and healthcare facilities. There are also churches of various denominations within walking distance together with a Public Library and active Community Centre.

Minster Court was built in 1998. 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.

Minster Court Facilities

The design of Minster 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

Minster 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.

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 Minster Court is a wonderful way to explore the local sights and sounds

Meals

Minster 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.

Minster Court
York Way, Bracebridge Heath, Lincoln, Lincolnshire
LN4 2TS