Bowes Lyon Place, Poundbury, Dorchester

1 Bed Flat - Retirement

Key Points

Reception Rooms


Property Overview

PRICED TO SELL – This well presented one bedroom second floor apartment is situated within an Assisted Living development exclusive to the over 70’s, located within the heart of the sought after development of Poundbury close to Queen Mother Square. The apartment enjoys spacious living accommodation and offers peace of mind that a team of people are on hand to deal with the mundane tasks of property maintenance and day to day living assistance. Bowes Lyon Court also benefits from an on-site restaurant that offers a hot nutritious meal daily at a subsidised cost. EPC rating B.


Poundbury is an urban development of the County Town of Dorchester and is Prince Charles's vision of the development of new communities in the 21st century. It is designed to be a sustainable development where it is possible to meet a higher proportion of daily needs on foot, rather than relying upon a car. Within walking distance to the property there are a plethora of amenities including Waitrose, The Duchess of Cornwall Hotel and Restaurant and an ever-growing range of bistros, coffee shops, beauty salons, shops, hairdressers, dentists, medical centre and garden centre. A Monart luxury spa is open in the Royal Pavilion, Queen Mother Square and the Dorset County Hospital is also a short walk away.



Entrance is gained via a security entry phone system.


A spacious hallway that offers a generous storage cupboard and provides access to all rooms.

Sitting Room

6.27m x 3.18m (20'07" x 10'05")
A light and airy sitting room enjoying generous dimensions and receiving natural light gained via a side aspect double glazed, electrically operated window. The room offers both telephone and television points and there is a part glazed door that leads to:


2.74m x 1.83m (9'0" x 6'0")
The kitchen is fitted with a comprehensive range of wall and base level units that provide ample storage options with wooden work surfaces over and a stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and drainer. There are a wealth of integral appliances including a dishwasher, a fridge freezer and a Neff electric oven and microwave with electric hob and extractor hood over.


5.82m x 3.15m (19'01" x 10'04")
A spacious bedroom with natural light gained via a side aspect double glazed, electrically operated window. The room is well appointed with a walk in wardrobe offering hanging rail, drawers, shelving and lighting.

Shower Room

The apartment benefits from a shower room comprising a low level wc, a wash hand basin and a large shower area with a fixed over head shower plus an additional separate shower attachment. The room is finished with part tiled walls and offers a mirror, an extractor fan and a chrome heated towel rail.

Agents Notes

There is an Annual Service charge of £5300. This includes one hour domestic assistance to each apartment per week. Staff costs. Cleaning of communal windows. Upkeep of gardens and grounds. Water rates for communal areas and apartments. Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas. Underfloor heating to individual apartments. 24 hour emergency call system. Repairs and maintenance to interior and exterior communal areas. Provision for onsite catering.

There is an annual Manco charge with charges varying between £168 and £225 dependent upon location.

Please note that some photographs are of the communal area.
Please be advised that additional fees may be incurred for items such as leasehold packs.


Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected. Underfloor heating.

Local Authorities

Dorset Council
County Hall
Colliton Park

Tel: 01305 211970

We are advised that the council tax band is C


Strictly by appointment with the sole agents:
Parkers Property Consultants and Valuers
Tel: 01305 340860

COVID-19 - Please note that viewings can only be offered to clients in a position to proceed to purchase and are undertaken with strict safety measures in place.