Property Details  
Address:
Stanhope House
36 High Street
Honiton
Devon
EX14 1PJ

Accommodation:

Studio



Rent:
1,113.80 pcm

Status:

Available

Ref no:

242382





Description:

Room 3 is on the ground floor at the front of the property and overlooks the High Street.  There is a large built in wardrobe and plenty of storage.  There is a small kitchen area with a mini fridge and space for a microwave for making breakfast, tea and coffee.  It has an en-suite cloakroom and there is a wet room, including a bath, across the corridor.

The current charges include accommodation, council tax, food, central heating, lighting, TV licence and house insurance.  Telephone is not included.

Situation:

Stanhope House is situated off the High Street and is a short flat walk to local shops churches, library, restaurants, coffee bars and numerous antique shops. There is a regular bus service just outside the house and the local voluntary service often support residents in their journeys out. It provides accommodation of a high standard for older people seeking to live a relatively independent life with the security and companionship of a small household.  

Further information:

The Abbeyfield movement was founded in the 1950's as an expression of Christian concern for older people which took the form of a community effort to provide residents with their own homes, within a framework of small secure households which could become the goodwill and friendly contact in the local area.  The Abbeyfield is a not-for-profit charitable organisation.  It is managed by a Committee of 8-9 volunteers elected by the Society's local membership and accountable to them as well as a house committee of local volunteers.

Abbeyfield Honiton sets out to provide a special type of accommodation which serves to bridge the gap between someone's own home and a care home.  It provides another option for older people who no longer feel able to lead a completely independent life in a private house but who like to be active.  We do not provide personal care that is offered in a care home.

The key figure in the house is the house manager.  Her duties are principally the general wellbeing and day to day running of the house but she will also look after residents suffering from any sort of minor health upsets which normal families would expect to manage.  Residents register with the local doctor and use his or her services as they would in an ordinary private house.  The house manager is on hand to provide assistance to contact help and deal with little emergencies.

Communications:

Honiton is about 18 miles east of Exeter on the A30 and about 19 miles west of Ilminster. Sidmouth and the south coast is about 11 miles and Axminster 11 miles. The M5 at Junction 28 is 11 miles and Ottery St Mary about five miles. Fast trains to London (Waterloo) take just over three hours.

Type: Studio
Year built: 2000
Tenure:
Page Views: 40
Ground rent: Not applicable
Annual service
charge:
Not applicable
Lease length: Not Applicable
Managing Agent: Abbeyfield Society
Contact: Bev Faulkner
Telephone: 01404 43322
           
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