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Sandford Station

Communal area of Sandford Station, Winscombe, North Somerset
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Retirement Home Location

Station Rd, Sandford BS25 5AA

Local Amenities

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Bus Stop0.05 miles
Local Pub0.2 miles
GP Surgery1.6 miles
Train Station4.8 miles
Nearby Shops0.6 miles
Hospital12.3 miles

Overview

Sandford Station is a rural retirement village nestled on the edge of Sandford, Somerset. This stunning countryside community has everything you need to live a happy and healthy retirement, including twelve acres of outstanding gardens with stunning parklands, allotments and an outdoor bowling green. Other state-of-the-art facilities include a heated pool, spacious gym and peaceful library. Choose from a range of attractive one, two or three bedroom homes or one of the beautifully-restored cottages. A short stroll or drive away and you can get lost in the stunning scenery of the Mendip Hills or soak up the sunshine in one of many local seaside towns.

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Sandford Station

by St Monica Trust

BrandSt Monica Trust
Living TypeVillage
Purchase TypeFor sale
Purpose BuiltYes
Service ChargeYes
Deferred Management feeYes

Care & Support Available *

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24/7 On Site Support

Independent living, but with the peace of mind that 24-hour support is provided on-site in case of an emergency or if a helping hand is needed.

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Domestic Help *

Domestic support is provided in the form of cleaning, laundry and transportation, as well as assistance with prescription collection and shopping.

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Companionship

A wide range of social activities and wellbeing services are offered, where residents can meet like-minded people, create new friendships and offer companionship.

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Personal Care *

Individuals with low care needs, who are either fully independent or require minimal assistance with personal care and day-to-day tasks. Residential care usually includes support with tasks like: dressing, washing, taking oral medication and hoisting.

* At an additional cost.

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Two Bedroom Apartment
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Retirement Home Facilities

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Wi-Fi

Recent years has seen the rise of the silver surfer. 89% of retirement seekers expect high-speed WiFi in their retirement home.

Garden Area

Retirees consider a scheme’s garden as the most important retirement scheme facility with 84% voting it as a must have!

Cinema

29% of retirement seekers told us that a cinema room was a key consideration to their selection process.

Wi-Fi

Recent years has seen the rise of the silver surfer. 89% of retirement seekers expect high-speed WiFi in their retirement home.

Garden Area

Retirees consider a scheme’s garden as the most important retirement scheme facility with 84% voting it as a must have!

Available

24/7 Call System
Balconies
Cafe/restaurant
Car Club or Transport
Car Parking Available
Communal Lounge
Concierge / Home Manager
Courtyard or Landscape Gardens
Guest Parking
Gym or Fitness Suite
Library
Pets Allowed *
Room Service
Salon
Wheelchair Access
Wifi (in communal areas)

Not Available

Bar
Cinema
Spa
* Certain pets allowed and health & safety assessment required.

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some of the most commonly asked questions about Sandford Station.

Where is Sandford Station located?

It is situated in Winscombe and is close to popular amenities.

What tenure options are available at Sandford Station?

  • To Buy - prices start from £295,000

Is Sandford Station a member of ARCO (Associated Retirement Community Operators)?

Yes - St Monica Trust - who run Sandford Station are members of ARCO - Associated Retirement Community Operators, aim to improve the standard of retirement living across the UK. They ensure every retirement home offers the highest standard of housing and support to all residents.

Are there any retirement home fees at Sandford Station?

Before deciding to invest in a retirement property, you'll need to know all the retirement home fees involved. These costs ensure that your retirement home is well-maintained with 24/7 support available for residents. When you move into Sandford Station, you will be required to pay the following fees:

  • Service Charge - a monthly payment which covers the cost of the maintenance of your retirement property.

  • Deferred Management Fees - a fee you are required to pay when you decide to permanently leave your retirement home.

Are luxury facilities available at Sandford Station?

Yes! There are several facilities for you to try, including; a Communal Lounge, a Concierge and a Gym or Fitness Suite, which will help you unwind in your new surroundings.

Understanding Retirement Home Costs

The average cost of purchasing or renting a retirement home varies across the UK. On top of your rental charge or overall purchase price some retirement homes have additional costs such as service charges and ground rent.

Additional retirement home charges to be aware of:

Management Fee or Service Charge

This is often a monthly payment which covers the cost of communal spaces and facilities across a retirement property. For more details on additional charges at Sandford Station you can contact the team directly or request a brochure.

Ground Rent

Most retirement properties have a cost associated with the land your property is built on. There is often a one-off annual fee known as ‘ground rent’ - which usually costs £450 each year.

Deferred Management Fee

A deferred management fee is a charge that you can pay when you decide to permanently leave your retirement property. The fee is calculated based on a percentage of the property's sale price and is acknowledged as a charging method for investing in a retirement home by ARCO (Associated Retirement Community Operators).

Here, our experts have created a helpful guide on understanding deferred management fees.