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2 bedroom retirement property for sale

Benningfield Gardens, Berkhamsted

Sold STC £385,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Communal Entrance Hall
  • Private Entrance Hall
  • Sitting/Dining Room 18'8 x 18'11 narrowing to 14'10
  • Well Equipped Kitchen 12'3 x 6'0
  • Master Bedroom 9'6 min x 9'5 min
  • En Suite Shower Room
  • Bedroom Two 11'2 x 7'4
  • Bathroom
  • Communal Gardens

Full description

A superb and beautifully presented two bedroom, first floor apartment, with a spacious through reception room which enjoys a very pleasant outlook, well equipped kitchen, en suite to the master bedroom and communal gardens, situated within the very sought after Castle Village development, which is centred around a Grade II listed Mansion House, and enjoys 28 acres of landscaped gardens, offering a relaxed and independent lifestyle for the over 55's.

Description - The apartment provides a bright and airy feel upon entry, via its spacious entrance hall, which has generous storage and provides access to all other rooms. The spacious sitting/dining room has an attractive bay window with pleasant outlook. The modern and well equipped kitchen has generous storage, as well as integrated appliances. There are two double bedrooms, with cupboards, the master having an en suite shower room with an oversized shower cubicle, wash hand basin and low level WC. There is an additional bathroom, with bath with shower over and glass screen, wash hand basin and WC.

Farmery Court has communal access with wide well illuminated hallways and seating areas, as well as a lift serving all floors. There is access with an external entry facility to number 8, which is on the first floor.

General Information - NB: You must be 55 years or over, to become a resident at Castle Village. Respective purchasers over the age of 75 years should note that they will be required to satisfy the landlords medical questionnaire, before they can enter into a contract to acquire a lease on a property within 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 A - £4,966 per annum.

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 Village's own medical centre and 24 hour on-site nurses.

Assignment Fee - Owners of a Retirement Villages' lease are required to pay an assignment fee on re-sale of the property, wshich is a percentage of the sale value as defined in the lease of 10% on completion. Please ask the Village Manager for more details. It is also possible to pay the assignment fee at the time of purchase.

Services - All mains services provided.

Directions - From the High Street in Berkhamsted, turn 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 - Dacorum Borough Council, Civic Centre, Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire HP1 1HH.
Tel: (01442) 228000

Council Tax Band: E


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Added on Rightmove:
25 May 2016

Nearest stations

  • Berkhamsted (0.7 mi)
  • Hemel Hempstead (3.1 mi)
  • Tring (3.9 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Berkhamsted (0.7 mi)
  • Hemel Hempstead (3.1 mi)
  • Tring (3.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Aitchisons, Berkhamsted

154 High Street, Berkhamsted, HP4 3AT

01442 738048 Local call rate

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