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Benningfield Gardens, Berkhamsted

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Aitchisons, Berkhamsted
Retirement Property

Key features

  • Three Bedrooms
  • Master with En-Suite Bathroom & Dressing Rm
  • Guest Bedroom with En-Suite
  • Third Bedroom & Main Bathroom
  • Triple Aspect Sitting Room
  • Dining Room & Study
  • Kitchen Breakfast Room
  • Large Entrance Reception
  • Access to the Mansion House
  • Exquisite Communal Gardens

Property description

An extremely spacious, three bedroom, three reception room luxury ground floor retirement apartment, with direct access onto its own private patio areas, with communal gardens and far reaching views beyond. All of which is situated within the prestigious Lady Cooper Court, forming part of the very sought after Castle Village development, which is centred around a Grade II Listed Mansion House and enjoying 28 acres of landscaped gardens, offering a relaxed and independent lifestyle for the over 55's.

Description - On entry into the reception hall, the feeling of space is immediately apparent and this area provides convenient access to all other areas of the property. This includes a triple aspect sitting room, with doors out to patios and a feature fireplace as a focal point. There is a spacious dining room, which would be ideal for entertaining and is conveniently placed for the kitchen. The well equipped kitchen, like all rooms at the property has views over the communal gardens and there is a large study.

There are three bedrooms, which includes a master bedroom with en-suite and a guest bedroom with en-suite. The remaining bedroom or additional study, if preferred, is conveniently placed for the main bathroom.

The property has direct access from various rooms to a number of private patio areas and the apartment would be ideal for someone wishing to downsize without compromise.

General Information - NB: You must be 55 years or age or over to become a resident at Castle Village. If the landlord’s 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 D - £7,077 (Plus £200 for joint occupancy).

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, 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 Health Leads.

Castle Village offers all residents an independent lifestyle, 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.

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

Council Tax Band: G


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Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • 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

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