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Benningfield Gardens, Berkhamsted

Guide Price
£699,950
Added on 10/03/2021
Aitchisons, Berkhamsted
PROPERTY TYPE
Retirement Property
BEDROOMS
x4
BATHROOMS
x2

Key features

  • Sitting/Dining Room
  • Kitchen
  • Conservatory
  • Utility Room/Cloakroom
  • Study/Bedroom Four
  • Master Bedroom With En Suite
  • Bedroom Two With En Suite
  • Bedroom Three
  • Direct Access To Patio And Communal Gardens Beyond

Property description

A larger than usual three/four bedroom detached chalet-style property, with a very spacious sitting/dining room and a conservatory with access to a patio and communal gardens beyond, forming part of the very sought after Castle Village, which enjoys 28 acres of landscaped gardens and offers an independent lifestyle for the over 55's.

Description - The accommodation has a very spacious feel and, as previously mentioned, is larger than the usual chalets found in Castle Village. The entrance hall provides convenient access to all other parts of the property which includes a spacious sitting/dining room, which is dual aspect, with views over the front and rear gardens, and is also directly adjacent to the modern fitted and well equipped kitchen, which has integrated appliances, and provides access to the conservatory, with doors leading out to the rear patio and communal gardens beyond. There is a separate utility/cloakroom with plumbing and space for an automatic washing machine and a tumble dryer, as well as a study/bedroom four.

One of the two master bedrooms is on the ground floor and has a dressing area with fitted wardrobes, as well as a shower room with a walk-in shower, wash basin and WC.

The first floor landing gives access to the two remaining bedrooms (including the alternative master bedroom and a shower room).

Castle Village offers all residents an independent lifestyle, with the added benefit of 24 hour emergency response service. 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.

General Information - You must be 55 years or over, to become a resident at Castle Village. If the landlord’s medical adviser 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 C - £6,065 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 hour’s 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, GP’s surgery once a week in Castle Village’s 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 - Dacorum Borough Council, Civic Centre, Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire HP1 1HH
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Council Tax Band: G

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  • Berkhamsted Station0.7 miles
  • Hemel Hempstead Station3.1 miles
  • Tring Station3.9 miles
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Aitchisons, Berkhamsted

154 High Street, Berkhamsted, HP4 3AT

Aitchisons, Berkhamsted
SELLING AND LETTING HOMES SINCE 1935

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