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1 bedroom retirement property for sale

High Street, Berkhamsted

Offers in Region of £250,000

Property Description

Key features

  • On Site Manager
  • Secure Communal Areas
  • Private Entrance Hall
  • Sitting /Dining Room 14'10 x 11'4
  • Fitted Kitchen 7'7 x 6'4
  • Bedroom 15'10 max x 8'10
  • Large Shower Room
  • Very Attractive Communal Gardens
  • Convenient High Street Location

Full description

A rarely available, luxury, first floor retirement apartment, enjoying southerly facing views over attractive communal gardens, whilst also benefiting from private parking and a delightful residents' lounge with attached kitchen and library area, and further direct access to communal gardens. The property is conveniently situated for the High Street amenities in the heart of Berkhamsted.

Description - The development has an on site manager and impeccably kept communal areas. The property is accessed from the High Street, via a security entrance system, into the communal entrance hall, giving access to the front door to the apartment.

The very well presented accommodation includes an impressive sitting room, which is on the inner most corner of the development and therefore sheltered from the High Street, and has beautiful views over communal gardens. This room has a feature fireplace as its main focal point and is directly adjacent to the kitchen, which has further views over the communal gardens and comprises modern light wood eye and base level units with integrated appliances, including a fridge/freezer, washing machine, fan-assisted electric oven and a ceramic hob with canopy above.

The bedroom has further views over communal gardens, a double wardrobe and a large walk-in storage cupboard. The shower room comprises of an oversize glass fronted walk-in shower cubicle with shower above, vanity wash hand basin and concealed cistern WC (all with chrome fittings), inset mirror with down lighting, fully tiled walls and a shaver point.

The property also benefits from efficient electric heating and hot water, sealed unit timber frame double glazed windows, cornice ceiling and attractive white painted panel doors. It also has a security burglar alarm system and a care-line 24 hour emergency call system.

Directly off the communal hallway, on the ground floor, is access to a superb residents' residents' lounge with attached kitchen and library area, which in turn has doors leading directly out to a southerly facing courtyard-style garden, which has a number of areas of well maintained raised beds, as well as various vantage points to enjoy it from. Gilhams Court also has a laundry room and a guest suite, for visitors, which has an en suite, and is chargeable at just £20.00 per night.

Should a resident be a car-owner, there is access to an underground garage, which has generous parking. In addition to this, the second block of Gilhams Court also has parking outside.

General Information - Lease: 125 years from July 2005.

Services Charge: £2,690.70 per annum (paid half yearly 1st April and 1st October).

Ground Rent: £199.50 (paid half yearly) (annual cost of £399.00).

Every effort has been made to ensure that all information provided within the particulars of sale are accurate. However, you are best advised to gain further verification by your solicitor if you wish to proceed to purchase.

Assignment Fee - Owners of the lease are required to pay an assignment fee on the resale of the property, which is a percentage of the sale value, as defined in the lease, of 2% on completion.

Services - Mains water, drainage and electricity.

Directions - From Aitchisons office in the town centre, proceed along the High Street in a westerly direction and Gilhams Court can be found on the left hand side, on the corner of Cross Oak Road.

Local Authority - Dacorum Borough Council, Civic Centre, Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire HP1 1HH
Tel: 01442 228000

Council Tax Band: C


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
08 March 2018

Nearest stations

  • Berkhamsted (0.5 mi)
  • Tring (3.4 mi)
  • Hemel Hempstead (3.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Aitchisons, Berkhamsted

154 High Street, Berkhamsted, HP4 3AT

01442 738048 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Berkhamsted (0.5 mi)
  • Tring (3.4 mi)
  • Hemel Hempstead (3.8 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

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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