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Orchard Court

Margaret Close, Whitley Wood Lane, Reading, Berkshire, RG2 8PH. Retirement housingFor sale (4)

Housing & Care 21

Managed by: Housing & Care 21

Supporting independence and choice for older people through affordable housing and careHousing & Care 21 is a leading national provider of retirement housing and care services for people aged 65 and above.

Email your enquiry or 0345 608 4021 (sales), 0370 192 4000 (general)


Manager's description

“This is a delightful development of one bedroom flats. This consists of two buildings with communal gardens, and laundry room also a guestroom the manager lives on site and works from 9 to 4 Monday to Friday with 24hour emergency cover undertaken by call centre.

Our Court Manager Service is an important and integral part of Housing & Care 21’s approach to supporting our residents. It is designed to offer support and security to the court and those residents on court who need it. The service is about promoting and encouraging individuals to maintain their independence in their own home.

Our Managers are also responsible for the day to day running of the court including looking after the Health & Safety, property management and resident engagement”

Main facts

  • Retirement housing
  • 20 flats. Built in 1988. Sizes 1 bedroom. Includes mobility standard properties
  • Resident management staff, Visiting management staff (Housing Officer) (part time) and Careline alarm service
  • Laundry, guest facilities, garden
  • Access to site easy. Distances: bus stop 200 yards; shop 250 yards; post office 350 yards; town centre 4 mile(s); GP 200 yards; social centre 2 mile(s)
  • New residents accepted from 55 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted, but not to be replaced (Only if residents already have a small pet when they move in. Pets cannot be replaced.)
  • Tenure(s): Leasehold (LSE)

Info updated: 04/06/2009. Update info


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Availability

The following details have been provided to EAC:

Re-sale: A ground floor one bedroom flat - 70% share available. Please contact us by email or phone, as above. (Notified 11/12/2017).

Re-sale: A first floor one bedroom flat - 70% share available. Please contact us by email or phone, as above. (Notified 11/12/2017).

Re-sale: A first floor one bedroom flat - 70% share available. Please contact us by email or phone, as above. (Notified 11/12/2017).

Re-sale: A ground floor one bedroom flat - 70% share available. Please contact us by email or phone, as above. (Notified 11/12/2017).

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Residents’ views

Not available - The residents have not taken part in the EAC National Housing for Older People Awards, or used the EAC Residents Consultation Service (RCS).


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Comments made in nominations for the EAC National Housing for Older People AwardsEAC Housing for Older People Award - Retirement housingEAC Housing for Older People Award - Housing with care

  • Well run friendly development Made by a visitor in 2017

  • I have been working at Orchard Court for nearly 25 years and have some lovely memories of times gone by with smashing residents and a good community. One of my residents has been here since it opened in the late 80s and remembers also the fun neighbours we had. Made by a staff member in 2017

  • I have been living at this court since birth my mum is the manager and it's always been a nice place to live with people who are independent but have the care that my mum provides if they need it . It's a small friendly court with a nice atmosphere. Made by a visitor in 2017

  • Hi my names Jamal and I live at Orchard Court my wife works here. We have been residing at orchard court since 1992 . The scheme is a small friendly one with many nice things about it. People find it a friendly place to live. Made by a visitor in 2017

  • It's a safe, peaceful and relaxing place. Close to al amenities Made by a resident in 2017

  • I love living in Orchard Court. It's all down to your court manager Brenda Zaim. Always the court is clean and tidy. so helpful any time of the day. Made by a resident in 2017

  • I have lived in Orchard Court since it opened in 1988. I have always felt safe. The location is good for amenities. Always given care & attention from manager & Housing & Care 21 organise a lovely court. Made by a resident in 2017

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Margaret Close, Whitley Wood Lane, Reading, Berkshire, RG2 8PH

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