The exquisite Grade II Listed Gatehouse is a truly exceptional property, with the luxury of a lower ground floor wine cellar and cinema room. The ground floor kitchen opens onto a generous terrace and there is a separate formal dining room and lounge with feature fireplace. The top floor master bedroom suite boasts a walk-in wardrobe and private ensuite. Approx Sq Ft 2,222ft
ERL aims to create vibrant, contemporary, supportive and sustainable communities for older people to live in a secure and independent manner whilst fulfilling their aspirations for retirement. Mount Battenhall, which provides luxury properties, superb facilities and beautiful surroundings, and privacy and independence with 24-hour support, is ERL's third retirement village.
At Mount Battenhall, you can have a new beginning - the opportunity and freedom to enjoy the lifestyle you deserve. The luxurious homes, excellent facilities and unique environment are all you need for independent, carefree living.
Village life at Mount Battenhall can be as relaxed or as active as you choose, with an excellent range of facilities offering every opportunity for a full and varied retirement. These include a lounge, Allsopp's Bar, drawing room, Spriggs' Restaurant, library, crafts room, hair and beauty salon, gym, and beautiful landscaped grounds.
The social activities, in which you can choose to participate or not, as you wish, range from interest groups, such a local history and gardening, to quizzes, wine-tastings and cookery classes. Enjoy the many special events too, such as talks from visiting speakers and trips to local attractions, and the annual Pimm's on the Patio, summer barbecue, festive black-tie dinner and wonderful Christmas and New Year parties.
Battenhall House is a stunning Grade II* Listed Italianate mansion which has been beautifully refurbished to accommodate some apartments and the extensive communal facilities, and the space is both impressive and welcoming.
Other existing buildings - the stable block, The Gatehouse and Gardener's Cottage - have been similarly carefully restored to provide delightful character homes, alongside three new-build villas housing further one and two bedroom apartments.
The very best materials have been used to create both communal areas and individual properties that are elegant, stylish, luxurious and comfortable.
All properties benefit from a 10-year home warranty provided by the NHBC or Checkmate (new-build and conversion properties respectively).
Owners at Mount Battenhall will enjoy attractive, peaceful surroundings with beautifully landscaped grounds and generous outside spaces, offering a delightful setting with lawns and gardens to enjoy.
Mount Battenhall benefits from a tranquil and leafy environment, but with proximity to the many amenities and rich culture of Worcester city centre, which is about a mile away. Worcester offers all the shops, cafés, restaurants and conveniences you'd expect, any many leisure facilities both within the city and nearby.
Visit Worcester's beautiful historic cathedral or the City Art Gallery and Museum, browse in the many and varied independent shops and well-known retailers, or enjoy a drink and a meal in any one of large selection of food outlets.
Not far from the city, Perry Wood Nature Reserve, Greyfriars' House and Gardens and Huntingdon Hall are all wonderful destinations for a relaxing day out, watch cricket at the County Cricket Club, or have a flutter on the horses at the famous Worcester Racecourse.
Support and Care
Mount Batten hall's 24-hour on-site staff are there to help with day-to-day tasks and provide the comfort of knowing that someone is always on hand, giving you the freedom to really live life to the full.
All members of the team at Mount Battenhall are chosen for both their ability and character and they are dedicated to supporting owners introduction to and ongoing life in the village community.
1½ hours' domestic assistance is included within the monthly fee (see below) and additional domestic, personal or domiciliary care can be arranged.*
At Mount Battenhall, we understand the importance of spending time with family and friends - unrushed, quality time - and we enable all owners to do this by offering guest accommodation** when arranged in advance.
On-site staff, including a concierge service, are available 24 hours a day, adding the convenience and reassurance of day-to-day assistance and the peace of mind afforded by a secure environment.
The community is operated by Enterprise Retirement Living, which is an Approved Operator under the Associated Retirement Community Operators' Consumer Code (see for more information).
Properties at Mount Battenhall are held on 250-year reducing leases from 1 July 2020 from ERL (Worcester) Limited, Scutches Barn, 17 High Street, Whittlesford, Cambridge, CB22 4LT (registered in England & Wales, No: 10780048).
Monthly fee/ground rent
A monthly fee, currently £146.06 per week (£7,595 per annum) for one bedroom properties and £151.83 per week (£7,895 per annum) for two bedroom properties, is payable. This covers all aspects of operating and maintaining Mount Battenhall (including external building maintenance, buildings insurance, external window cleaning, communal area maintenance and running expenses, refuse collection, garden and grounds maintenance, daily concierge service, 24-hour on-site staffing, 1½ hours' domestic help per week, and a management fee).
There is a peppercorn ground rent, but no actual charge is made for this.
Charges when leaving or selling the property
A Deferred Development Payment of 6%, 8%, 10%, 12%, 14% or 16% of the selling price (occupancy of up to 1 year, 1 to 2 years, 2 to 3 years, 3 to 4 years, 4 to 5 years, 5 to 6 years and over respectively) is payable to ERL (Worcester) Limited on any sale or re-assignment of the lease.
Some images may be computer generated and photos may not necessarily be of the specific property for sale. As such, they are only indicative of the village and its buildings and grounds.
* These are not covered by the monthly fee and are subject to additional fees and separate agreements.
** Incurs a charge and includes breakfast.
Lower Ground Floor
Bedroom Three 4.17m x 3.50m (13'8" x 11'6")
Wine Cellar 4.70m x 2.40m (15'5" x 7'10")
Cinema Room 3.89m x 3.60m (12'9" x 11'10")
Bathroom 3.00m x 1.78m (9'10" x 5'10")
Lounge 4.70m x 3.89m (15'5" x 12'9")
Dining Room 4.55m x 3.68m (14'11" x 12'1")
Kitchen 3.68m x 3.30m (12'1" x 10'10")
Cloakroom 2.00m x 1.30m (6'7" x 4'3")
Bedroom One 4.70m x 3.60m (15'5" x 11'10")
En-Suite 2.20m x 1.88m (7'3" x 6'2")
Bedroom Two 4.50m x 3.60m (14'9" x 11'10")
En-Suite 3.60m x 2.40m (11'10" x 7'10")
Walk in Wardrobe 2.40m x 1.88m (7'10" x 6'2")