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Darkes Lane, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, EN6


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This two bedroom top floor retirement apartment is conveniently located for access to Darkes Lane amenities including Sainsburys Supermarket, local restaurants and shops. The property benefits from a lounge/diner, separate kitchen, two double bedrooms, bathroom and a separate shower room. There are also many communal benefits within this development including a communal lounge, mature communal gardens, residents laundry room, overnight guest suite, plus parking for residents & visitors. Offered chain free, internal viewing is highly recommended.

Communal entrance with entry phone system, house manager's office, communal lounge with kitchenette & access to gardens at the rear, laundry room, resident/guest cloakroom, lift & stairs leading to all levels. Door to property located on 3rd floor. Hallway: Entrance door from communal hallway, coved ceiling, wall mounted entryphone system, security alarm panel, doors to bedrooms, bathroom, shower room & lounge, storage cupboard housing hot water cylinder, smoke detector.

LOUNGE/DINER 17' 10'' x 11' 2'' (5.43m x 3.40m) approx
Double glazed window to front, coved ceiling, two ceiling lights, wall mounted economy 7 night storage heater, feature fireplace with electric fire, telephone point, TV point, power points, (sky connection available), emergency pull cord, double doors to kitchen.

KITCHEN 8' 11'' x 5' 8'' (2.72m x 1.73m) approx
Double glazed window to side, coved ceiling, worktops with a range of matching wall, base & drawer units, single bowl stainless steel inset sink unit with drainer, part tiled walls, electric hob with cooker hood above, built in electric combination oven & grill, space for under counter fridge & freezer, power points, emergency pull cord, wall mounted heater.

BEDROOM 1 15' 9'' x 9' 5'' (4.80m x 2.87m) approx
Double glazed window to front, coved ceiling, economy 7 night storage heater, power points, telephone point, TV point, emergency pull cord, fitted wardrobes to one wall with mirror fronted bi-folding doors.

BEDROOM 2 16' 9'' x 7' 10'' (5.10m x 2.39m) approx
Double glazed window to front, coved ceiling, wall mounted convector heater, power points, emergency pull cord, power points.

BATHROOM 6' 10'' x 5' 9'' (2.08m x 1.75m) approx
Fully tiled walls, panel enclosed bath with independent shower above and glass shower screen, emergency button, vanity unit with mirror above and shaver light, low level w.c, heated towel rail, wall mounted heater, extractor fan.

SHOWER ROOM 5' 8'' x 5' 7'' maximum (1.73m x 1.70m) approx
Tiled walls, low level w.c, vanity unit with mirror and shaver light above, corner shower cubicle with thermostatic shower above, emergency pull cord, extractor fan.

Communal lounge with a range of chairs and tables, kitchenette with worktop, sink unit, fridge, tea & coffee making facilities, doors leading out to the lovely mature communal gardens to the rear which are mainly laid to lawn, various trees & shrubs with seating areas and well stocked flower beds The laundry room is inclusive for all residents and comprises of washing machines, tumble dryers, ironing facilities and sink. Overnight guest suite available to visitors who pre-book. Sky TV available in the building. Residents Parking and Visitors parking.

COUNCIL TAX BAND: D - Hertsmere Council

GROUND RENT: £831.11
LEASE LENGTH: 125 Years from 2000

Mains Gas: No
Mains Electric: Yes
Mains Water/drainage: Yes
Heating Type: Electric heating
Surface Water Flood Risk: Medium Risk
Rivers & The Seas Flood Risk: High Risk
Broadband Availability: Standard & Superfast (FTTP is not available)
(Source: Ofcom & BT Broadband Availability Checker)
Mobile Availability: EE, Three & Vodaphone
(Source: Ofcom):

McCarthy Stone charge a 1% sinking fund contribution (known as the contingency fee), which is paid on resale. This is held in trust for the long-term benefit of the development and homeowners.

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Whilst all reasonable care has been taken in the preparation of these details, their accuracy is NOT guaranteed. All measurements are approximate and the descriptions are for general purposes only (A laser measure has been used). None of the statements contained in these particulars are to be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. Hobdays has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures, fittings or services relating to this property and therefore cannot verify that they are in working order or fit for the purpose. Prospective purchasers are strongly advised to satisfy themselves, by inspection or otherwise, as to the correctness of any statement herein and to take appropriate precautions to check anything which may be critical to their interest in the property. All pictures are taken with the aid of a wide angled lens. Items shown are not necessarily included. *Tenure of the property has not been checked, therefore this need to be verified by the buyers solicitor.


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Tenure: Leasehold You buy the right to live in a property for a fixed number of years, but the freeholder owns the land the property's built on.Read more about tenure type in our glossary page.

GROUND RENTA regular payment made by the leaseholder to the freeholder, or management company.Read more about ground rent in our glossary page.

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ANNUAL SERVICE CHARGEA regular payment for things like building insurance, lighting, cleaning and maintenance for shared areas of an estate. They're often paid once a year, or annually.Read more about annual service charge in our glossary page.

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LENGTH OF LEASEHow long you've bought the leasehold, or right to live in a property for.Read more about length of lease in our glossary page.

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Council TaxA payment made to your local authority in order to pay for local services like schools, libraries, and refuse collection. The amount you pay depends on the value of the property.Read more about council tax in our glossary page.

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Darkes Lane, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, EN6

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  • Potters Bar Station0.3 miles
  • Brookmans Park Station1.6 miles
  • Hadley Wood Station2.2 miles
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Hobdays, Potters Bar

63 Darkes Lane Potters Bar Hertfordshire, EN6 1BJ

Hobdays, Potters Bar

Hobdays are a leading independent estate agent with high profile offices in Potters Bar and Barnet covering their respective local areas. Having been established since May 2000, providing Residential Sales& Lettings & Management services.

Our growth and reputation has been built over the years, by not just being another Estate Agent! Our friendly and experienced staff offer a wealth of local expertise and offer the highest standards in service to vendors and applicants alike. Whether

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