3 bedroom retirement property for saleBenningfield Gardens, Berkhamsted
Sold STC £850,000
- Spacious Communal Entrance Area with Lift
- Spacious Private Entrance Hall with Entry Phone
- West Facing Sitting Room 23'6 x 16'1
- Dining Room 11'4 x 9'10
- Well Equipped Kitchen 15'4 x 8'0
- Master Bedroom with En Suite 15'6 max x 14'5
- Bedroom Two with En Suite and Access to Patio 14'2 x 10'7
- Bedroom Three with Access to Patio 15'4 x 9'5 max
- Main Bathroom
An exceptionally well proportioned and presented ground floor three bedroom south and west facing luxury apartment, with direct access to patios and gardens and superb far reaching views. The property has two reception rooms, two en suites and a lift and is situated within the prestigious Lady Cooper Court, forming part of the very sought after Castle Village development, which is centred around a Grade II Listed Mansion House and enjoying 28 acres of landscaped gardens, offering a relaxed and independent lifestyle for the over 55's.
Description - This bright and airy apartment has a very spacious entrance hall with generous storage, which provides convenient access to all other areas.
The west facing sitting room has an attractive bay window with far reaching views and is conveniently located for the dining room, which is an ideal size for entertaining, and the modern, well equipped kitchen, with integrated appliances, including an electric oven with ceramic hob, an externally vented extractor, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer and dishwasher.
The property has three very good size bedrooms, two of which have en suites, and there is also a main bathroom.
General Information - NB: You must be 55 years or age or over to become a resident at Castle Village. If the landlords medical advisor is not able to recommend a purchaser for approval to the landlord, the acquisition of lease will not proceed.
Lease: 125 years from 2000.
Service Charge: Band D - £6,500 (Plus £200 for joint occupancy).
Ground Rent: £250 per annum.
It should be noted that the service charge includes:- Full onsite professional estate management upkeep and maintenance to the exterior and buildings and grounds, buildings insurance, membership of the Country Club (which is exclusively for residents and their guests), provision of a maintenance reserve fund, heating, lighting and energy costs of communal areas, external window cleaning, external decorating, one hours domestic cleaning per week, weekly collection and laundering of bed linen, use of the Castle Village launderette, fitted emergency kick plates in properties, emergency call and monitoring system, GPs surgery once a week in Castle Villages own medical centre and 24 hour on-site nurse.
Assignment Fee - Owners of a Retirement Villages lease are required to pay an assignment fee on re-sale of the property, which is a percentage of the sale value as defined in the lease of 10% on completion. Please ask the village Manager for more details.
Services - All mains services provided.
Directions - From the High Street in Berkhamsted turn left into Lower Kings Road, continue past the station and turn left under the railway arch into Brownlow Road. After the mini-roundabout follow the road round to the right and turn left at the next T-junction. At the top of the hill turn right and continue past the golf course and turn right again shortly afterwards into Castle Village.
Local Authority - Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire HP1 1HH.
Tel: 01442 228000.
Council Tax Band: G
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