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261 Darkes Lane, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, EN6


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Describes how you own a property. There are different types of tenure - freehold, leasehold, and commonhold.Read more about tenure in our glossary page.

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Communal entrance doors with entry phone system leading to reception, access to residents lounge, dining hall, wellbeing suite, guest cloakrooms, communal bathroom, Overnight guest suite, laundry room & mobility scooter park. stairs and lifts to all floors. Entrance door to property located on the 2nd floor.

Wall mounted entry phone system, emergency pull cord, under floor heating with independent control, large storage cupboard housing hot water cylinder, fuse board and electricity meter. Doors to lounge, guest cloakroom, bedroom & wet room.

Recessed spotlighting, part tiled walls, low level w.c, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer taps, mirror fronted mounted bathroom cabinet, tiled flooring, underfloor heating with independent control, extractor fan.

LOUNGE 16' 9'' x 12' 10'' (5.10m x 3.91m) approx
Double glazed window and door leading to balcony, two ceiling lights, ceiling vent, power points, TV point, telephone point, underfloor heating with independent control, double doors to kitchen.

KITCHEN 8' 11'' x 7' 4'' (2.72m x 2.23m) approx
Double glazed corner window with electric opener, worksurfaces with a range of matching wall, base & drawer units, single bowl stainless steel inset sink unit with drainer, ceramic hob with chimney style cooker hood above, built in electric combination oven/grill, integrated fridge/freezer, tiled flooring, underfloor heating with independent control, power points, emergency pull cord.

BEDROOM 21' 10'' x 13' 10'' (6.65m x 4.21m) maximum measurements approx
Two double glazed corner windows to front, window and door to front leading out to balcony, ceiling light, ceiling vent, emergency pull cord, power points, underfloor heating with independent control, telephone point, TV point, built in wardrobe with hanging and shelving, door to wet-room.

WET ROOM 8' 2'' x 7' 1'' (2.49m x 2.16m) approx
Fully tiled walls, low level w.c, vanity unit with mixer taps & storage below, shaver light, wall mounted shower unit with riser rail, floor drain, heated towel rail, non-slip tiled floor, underfloor heating with independent control, emergency pull cord, Jack & Jill doors to bedroom & hallway.

There is a residents lounge, dining hall (serving pre-booked lunch time meals), residents laundry room, overnight guest suite, Communal Gardens with communal lawns with a range of flower, shrub and tree borders, raised flower beds, there is also a range of seating areas in and around the grounds.
RESIDENTS PARKING: A designated space is charged at £250 per annum
VISITOR PARKING: Visitors parking spaces available in the car park.
DOMESTIC ASSISTANCE: One hour of domestic support per week is included in the service charge with additional care and support available at an extra charge. However, this can be from as little as 15 minutes per session which can be increased or decreased to suit your needs.

Ground Rent: £435 PA
Service Charges: £9,989.58 from April 2024

Buildings Insurance: inclusive
Lease length: 125 years from 2014

Council Tax Band: C Hertsmere
Parking arrangements: Permit parking
Mains Gas: No
Mains Electric: Yes
Mains Water/drainage: Yes
Heating Type: Underfloor heating (electric)
Surface Water Flood Risk: Very Low Risk
Rivers & The Seas Flood Risk: Very Low Risk
Broadband Availability: FTTP is not available. The exchange is not in a current fibre priority programme
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Mobile Availability: O2, Three, EE & 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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From June 2017, In line with 'The Money Laundering Regulations 2007' we are legally obliged to take formal identification from any person(s) wishing to purchase a property through Hobdays. We will require one form of photographic identification (passport, photocard driving licence, national identity card, firearms certificate, Northern Ireland identity card issued by the electoral office) together with a recent document identifying your postal address (utility bill, bank statement, mortgage statement, council tax letter). Alternatively, you can submit your identification to your solicitor for verification but they will need to confirm to us in writing that the identity checks have been carried out & provide us with certified copies.

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Unauthorised uses of the details, pictures or floor plans regarding this property is strictly forbidden & remain the property of Hobdays Estates Limited
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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261 Darkes Lane, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, EN6


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  • Potters Bar Station0.5 miles
  • Brookmans Park Station1.5 miles
  • Hadley Wood Station2.4 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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