Sold STC


2 bed flat for sale
Thomas Court, Marlborough Road, Cardiff, Glamorgan CF23

2 beds
2 baths
1 reception
  1. Property photo 1 of 10. B07F5d99-De37-4972-8c87-58382889c078.Jpg

Points of interest

Property location

Nearby amenities

  • Marlborough Primary0.1 miles
  • Albany Primary School0.3 miles
  • Cathays0.8 miles
  • Cardiff Queen Street1 miles

These distances are calculated in a straight line. The actual route and distance may vary.

Features and description

  • Retirement

  • Leasehold
  • Two bed first floor apartment
  • Convenient to the excellent development facilities
  • Good-sized living room
  • Lovely kitchen packed with appliances
  • Master bedroom with en-suite wetroom
  • Estate manager and staff manned 24/7
  • Careline system for further peace-of mind
  • Quality restaurant serving very affordable 3-course lunches
  • Guest suite for family and friends
  • Very close to extensive local amenities
A two bedroom retirement apartment in this retirement living plus development


This is a spacious two bed apartment located on the first floor of this super and convenient development. A lift service provides easy access to the wonderful facilities of Thomas Court, yet the apartment is away from the general day-to-day activities. A good-sized living room enjoys an outlook over the Road outside and the primary School opposite ensuring there is 'never a dull moment' provided by the ever-changing street scene. An excellent fitted kitchen has a host of integrated appliances, the master bedroom has en-suite facilities there is a second double bedroom and a further wetroom.

The development was constructed in late summer of 2013 by multi-award winning McCarthy and Stone, and remains one of our most sought-after developments. This is a ‘Retirement Living Plus’ development providing a lifestyle living opportunity for the over 70’s and designed specifically for independent living with the peace-of-mind provided by the day-to-day support of our excellent staff and Estate Manager who will oversee the smooth running of the development. The property enjoys excellent communal facilities including a Homeowners lounge, restaurant with a fantastic, varied daily table-service lunch, laundry, scooter store and landscaped gardens. Homeowners also benefit from one hour of domestic assistance each week and there are extensive domestic and care packages available to suit individual needs and budgets. All apartments are equipped with a 24-hour emergency call facility and sophisticated intercom system providing both a visual and verbal link to the main development entrance. There is also the excellent guest suite widely used by visiting family and friends for which a small charge of £25 per night applies.

It’s so easy to make new friends and to lead a busy and fulfilled life at Thomas Court; there are always plenty of regular activities to choose from including; a choir, art group, fitness classes, coffee mornings, games and quiz nights, themed events and occasional organised trips. Whilst there is something for everyone there is certainly no obligation to participate and home owners can ‘dip in and out’ of activities or quite naturally, remain as private as they wish.

Thomas Court is in an excellent location providing Home owners with an easy level walk of extensive amenities; The vibrancy of Wellfield Road is about a quarter of a mile distance with it's excellent array of shops, bars and restaurants, Doctors, Library, Roath Park and and bus routes are all also within a similar distance.


A good-sized Hallway with space for typical Hall furniture and having a solid Oak-veneered entrance door with spy-hole, security intercom system that provides both a visual (via the home-owners TV) and verbal link to the main development entrance door. Emergency pull cord, store/airing cupboard with light, Gledhill boiler supplying domestic hot water and concealed Vent Axia system. A further store cupboard with light. Ceiling light fitting. Feature glazed paneled door to Living Room.

Living Room:

A double-glazed window overlooks the Street below and Marlborough Primary School opposite, providing constant passing interest. There is a focal point fireplace with an inset electric fire and a feature glazed panelled double door leads to the kitchen.


With a electronically operated double-glazed window. Well appointed with a range of 'Maple' effect fitted units having contrasting laminate worktops and a stainless steel inset sink unit. Integrated appliances comprise; a four-ringed hob with stainless steel chimney extractor hood over, waist-level oven and concealed fridge and freezer. Ceiling spot light fitting, extensively tiled walls and fully tiled floor.

Master Bedroom:

A well-proportioned double bedroom with a double-glazed window. Built-in double wardrobe with hanging space, shelving and mirror fronted sliding doors. Ceiling light fitting door to en-suite wetroom facility.

En-Suite Wetroom

Modern white suite comprising; close-coupled WC, vanity wash-basin with cupboard under and fitted mirror, strip light and shaver point over, panelled bath and a separate walk-in level access shower. Heated towel rail, emergency pull cord, ceiling spot light. Fully tiled walls and wet room flooring.

Second Bedroom:

Of a good size with a double-glazed window.

Further Wetroom:

Modern white suite comprising; close-coupled WC, vanity wash-basin with cupboard under and fitted mirror, strip light and shaver point over, walk-in level access shower. Heated towel rail, emergency pull cord, ceiling spot light. Fully tiled walls and wet room flooring.


There are beautiful landscaped gardens. Car parking is available with a yearly permit at a charge of around £250 per annum. In addition to the excellent underfloor heating there is an economic ‘Vent Axia’ heat recovery (heat exchange) system utilising the hot air generated within the property and recirculating this back into the principle rooms.

Service Charge

• Cleaning of communal windows
• Water rates for communal areas and apartments
• Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
• 24-hour emergency call system
• Upkeep of gardens and grounds
• Repairs and maintenance to the interior and exterior communal areas
• Contingency fund including internal and external redecoration of communal areas
• Buildings insurance
The service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV, but does include the cost of your Estates Manager, your water rates, the 24-hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas, exterior property maintenance and gardening. Find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or Estates Manager.

Service charge: £10,340.76 pa. (for financial year end 31/03/2023)


Lease 125 Years from 2013
Ground Rent £435

Floor plans and tours

Floor plans (1)

Floor plan 1

Tours (1)

1 virtual tour available

Step inside the property with a virtual tour or video walkthrough.

More information

Report this listing

Listed by

McCarthy Stone - RESALES

View agent properties
Logo of McCarthy Stone - RESALES
Email agent

How much is my home worth?

Check price estimate online

Similar properties

Property descriptions and related information displayed on this page are marketing materials provided by - McCarthy Stone - RESALES. Zoopla does not warrant or accept any responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of the property descriptions or related information provided here and they do not constitute property particulars. Please contact McCarthy Stone - RESALES for full details and further information.