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2 bedroom apartment for sale

Eleanor House, 232 - 236 London Road, St. Albans

Guide Price £595,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Homeowners club lounge
  • On-site Restaurant/Bistro
  • Guest Suite
  • Lift to all floors
  • Underfloor heating
  • 24-hour on-site staff
  • Estates Manager
  • 24-hour emergency call systems
  • Video camera entry systems
  • To arrange an appointment to view telephone 0345 5564104

Full description


Eleanor House - Eleanor House is one of McCarthy & Stones Retirement Living PLUS range and is facilitated to provide it's homeowners with extra care, if needed. Retirement Living PLUS developments, such as Eleanor House, offer thoughtfully-designed, low-maintenance, private apartments in prime locations with communal areas for socialising, including a chef-run restaurant. Our dedicated on-site team, led by our Estates Manager, provide tailored care packages, so you only ever have to pay for the help you actually use. The Estates Manager is on hand to manage the day to day running of the development and attend to any queries you may have. Within the service charge homeowners are allocated 1 hours domestic assistance per week, however, additional hours can be arranged by prior appointment. There are a range of personal care packages to suit your requirements - these are provided by the onsite CQC registered care agency. For your reassurance the development is fitted with 24-Hour CCTV and a secure entry system. The development has a homeowners' lounge for socialising with friends and family and, for your convenience, an onsite restaurant with freshly cooked meals provided everyday. It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 70 years or of age or over.

Local Area & Attractions - Eleanor House, on London Road, offers a collection of modern one and two bedroom retirement apartments, all fitted with underfloor heating throughout. The development is exclusively for those over 70, with balconies featured in the apartments and a luxury conservatory for homeowners use. There is also a beautiful enhanced entrance with a canopy and a designated drop off area for ease. St Albans is an attractive cathedral city and is widely considered to be a highly desirable place to live. St Albans is well known for its large range of shops and boutiques and our development is close to the Royal National Rose Society which is full of beautiful landscapes and parks. With something for everyone, ranging from historical parks to formal scented gardens, it is an obvious choice for your retirement. Shopping in St Albans is also great, with plenty of shops to choose from. These include wine merchants, women’s fashion shops and charity stores. Social activities are also a strong focal point of St Albans with the theatre and Christmas Carnival two key local attractions.

Entrance Hall - A solid Oak door with spy hole and letter box. Wall mounted emergency intercom and door entry system. Walk in storage cupboard. Door to cloakroom housing a WC and wash hand basin. Doors giving access to Shower Room, Master Bedroom, Second Bedroom, and Living Room.

Living Room - Fitted with underfloor heating controlled by a wall mounted thermostat. Power points. Part glazed door to separate Kitchen. Double glazed window and adjacent door giving access to a walk out balcony, with space for a small table and chairs. Emergency pull-cord.

Kitchen - Fully fitted modern kitchen with a range of high gloss wall and base units. Fitted work surfaces with a matching splash back. Ceiling - and under (wall) unit - spot lighting. A stainless steel sink unit, with drainer and mixer tap, sits beneath a double glazed window with fitted roller blind. Neff oven with up and under door, and matching microwave above. Four ringed induction hob with chrome extractor hood over. Integrated fridge and separate freezer. Integrated Dishwasher. Tiled flooring with underfloor heating. Emergency pull-cord.

Master Bedroom - Double bedroom with a double glazed window with two openers. TV and telephone points. Power points. Central ceiling light. Door to walk in wardrobe. Underfloor heating. Emergency pull cord. Emergency pull-cord.

Second Bedroom - Double glazed window. Power points. Double glazed window. Underfloor heating. Emergency pull-cord.

Service Charge (Breakdown) - •Cleaning of communal windows
•Water rates for communal areas and apartments
•Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
•24-hour emergency call system
•Upkeep of gardens and grounds
•Repairs and maintenance to the interior and exterior communal areas
•Contingency fund including internal and external redecoration of communal areas
•Buildings insurance
The Service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV, but does include the cost of your House Manager, your water rates, our 24-hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas, exterior property maintenance and gardening. To find out more about the service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.

Lease Length - 999 years from 1st Jan 2017

Ground Rent - Annual fee - £510

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Added on Rightmove:
02 May 2018


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