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2 bedroom retirement property for sale

Benningfield Gardens, Berkhamsted

Guide Price £345,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Communal Entrance Hall
  • Private Entrance Hall
  • Sitting/Dining Room with Balcony 14'7 x 14'6
  • Well Equipped Kitchen 9'7 x 6'5
  • Master Bedroom 11'11 Plus Bay x 9'0 Plus Wardrobe
  • En Suite Shower Room
  • Bedroom Two 10'10 max x 7'1
  • Bathroom
  • Communal Gardens

Full description

A superb two bedroom westerly facing top floor apartment, with direct access to a balcony with far reaching views, situated within the heart of Castle Village, which enjoys 28 acres of landscaped gardens, centred around a magnificent grade II listed Mansion House and offers a relaxed and independent lifestyle for the over 55's.

Being one of only two apartments with a balcony in Ravens Court, this is quite a rare opportunity to purchase. The property has well proportioned rooms throughout and perhaps the main feature of the property is the impressive reception room with direct access via French doors to a balcony, with far reaching views. The property benefits from a well equipped modern kitchen with integrated appliances, which include a fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, electric oven and ceramic hob. There are two bedrooms, both with storage, an en suite shower room to the master bedroom and a bathroom.

Castle Village offers all residents an independent lifestyle, yet with the added benefit of 24 hour emergency nursing call out. The focal point is the Mansion House Country Club, with its pleasant restaurant, meeting room, library, snooker room, bar and conservatory, providing a varied social life. Within the grounds there is a tennis court, croquet lawn and putting green, as well as an attractive restored Japanese water garden. An open field is also available for residents only.

General Information - NB You must be 55 years 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 A - £5,123

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.

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.

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 - Dacorum Borough Council, Civic Centre, Marlowes,
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire HP1 1HH.
Tel: (01442) 228000

Council Tax Band: D


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Added on Rightmove:
10 September 2015

Nearest stations

  • Berkhamsted (0.7 mi)
  • Hemel Hempstead (3.0 mi)
  • Tring (3.9 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Berkhamsted (0.7 mi)
  • Hemel Hempstead (3.0 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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