1 bedroom retirement property for sale

Bishop's Stortford

Guide price


  • Double Bedroom
  • Excellent Facitilites
  • Kitchen & Bathroom
  • Large Living Room
  • New D/Glazing Installed
  • Overlooks Parkland
  • Retirement Development
  • Third Floor Flat


Larger than average 3rd floor 1 bedroom flat in an attractive RETIREMENT DEVELOPMENT overlooking parkland. The property is nicely decorated & has Upvc double glazing.
Accommodation comprises; Entrance hall, double bedroom, fully tiled shower room, fitted kitchen, spacious & bright lounge/dining room with balcony overlooking Sworders Field & the River Stort.
Castle View is a well regarded warden-assisted development for the over 60's with excellent communal facilities comprising; Reception area, House manager's office, laundry room with hair-washing amenities, bathroom & lifts to all floors. On the 1st floor there is a resident's conservatory and lounge which is used for social occasions & meetings. There is also a guest suite for overnight visitors.
Outside, there are well tended gardens to the rear & one side with seating areas. To the front there is a parking area for residents & visitors.
The development is conveniently located close to the town centre & is less than half a mile from the railway station. EPC Band C.
Front Door To -
Main Entrance Area - House manager's office, two lifts with access to all floors, lobby with stairs leading to all floors.
Laundry Room - Two Dimplex storage heaters, shaver light and point, enamel butler sink, hair-washing basin, three washing machines, tumble dryer.
Conservatory - Located on the first floor. An attractive double glazed conservatory with access to the garden.
Resident's Lounge - Located on the first floor.
Private Accommodation - Front door to
Entrance Hall - Built-in cupboard housing pre-lagged hot water cylinder.
Doors to bedroom, bathroom and lounge/dining room.
Lounge/Dining Room - 4.65m x 3.91m - Dimplex electric storage heater. TV and telephone points. Wall mounted entryphone and alarm system. Double glazed multi-paned window with view over Sworder's Field to the rear and French doors to the balcony. Attractive mock fireplace with freestanding electric fire.
Arch to kitchen.
Sun Balcony - . - Approached by French doors from the living area. The balcony is enclosed by wrought iron railings and enjoys views over adjoining Sworders Field and childrens playground.
Fitted Kitchen - 2.92m x 2.01m - Stainless steel single drainer sink unit with mixer tap and cupboard below.
Adjacent work surfaces with cupboards and drawers below. Space for upright fridge/freezer. Space for electric cooker. One double and six single eye level wall cupboards. Ceramic tiled splashbacks to work surfaces. Cooker extractor hood. Vinyl flooring.
Double Bedroom - 3.96m x 3.00m - Double glazed multi-paned window overlooking Sworder's Field to the rear. Dimplex wall mounted electric heater. Two built-in wardrobe cupboards. TV point.
Shower Room - 2.043 x 2.027 (6'8\" x 6'7\") - Fitted with a white suite and fully tiled walls.
Double width shower cubicle with electric shower unit. Pedestal wash basin with mixer tap. Low level WC. Dimplex wall mounted electric heater. Extractor fan. Alarm cord.
N.B. The bathroom is fitted with an automatic light.
View To The Rear - The flat overlooks Sworders Field and a children's playground.
Communal Grounds - To the front of the building there is a patio area with seating, flower bed and antique-style coach lights. Car parking with provision for residents and visitors. To one side of the development there is a small spinney, and to the rear, a lawned area with flower borders, enclosed by a hedge. To the other side, there is another area of enclosed garden.
Guest Suite - Located on the third floor.
Residents can arrange for friends or relatives to stay in the guest suite at a cost of £15.00 per night.
Lease Details - The lease is for a period of 125 years commencing in 1989.
Ground rent is £100.00 per annum.
Current Service charge is £267.95 per month. This includes buildings insurance, water rates, window cleaning, house managers costs, lighting, heating and maintenance of the communal areas and gardens.
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Disclaimer - For clarification, we wish to inform prospective purchasers that we have prepared these sales particulars as a general guide. We have not carried out survey, not tested the services, appliances or specific fittings and any mention of such items does not imply that they are in working order. Room sizes are approximate and should not be relied upon for carpets and furnishings. Photographs are for illustration only and may depict items which are not for sale or included in the sale of the property. Any stated plot size is intended merely as a guide and has not been officially measured or verified. We have not checked the legal documents to verify the freehold/leasehold status of the property and purchaser is advised to obtain clarification from their solicitor or surveyor. MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS 2003. Intending purchaser will be asked to produce identification documents and we would ask for your co-operation in order that there be no delay in agreeing the sale.


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