1 bedroom retirement property for sale

Central Bishop's Stortford

Guide price


  • 1 Bedroom Flat On 1st Floor
  • Close To The Town Centre
  • Excellent Facilities
  • For The Over 60'S
  • Modern Shower Room
  • Overlooks Town Park
  • Residents Conservatory
  • Residents Lounge
  • Retirement Development
  • Scooter room & charging points


Available to buy outright, rent whilst you buy, part-exchange for your existing property or to rent if you prefer.
£49,995 is for a 50% share. Full price is £99,995.
Please speak to us to find out what scheme is best for you.
A well presented first floor one bedroom flat in popular RETIREMENT DEVELOPMENT FOR THE OVER 60'S.
The private accommodation comprises: Entrance lobby, living room with balcony & view to the south west, fitted kitchen with integrated appliances, modern shower room and a single bedroom.
Updated wiring with protected circuits, new flooring, doors & decor throughout.
There are excellent communal facilities with residents lounge, conservatory, a guest suite for overnight visitors, house manager's office, lifts, well maintained communal gardens & a car park. There is also now a secure mobility scooter storeroom with charging points.
The development is conveniently located close to the town centre and less than half a mile from the mainline railway station and bus terminus. It adjoins the town park where there are pleasant walks around the castle mound and along the towpath of the River Stort. EPC Band B.
N.B. Refurbishment of the communal areas and the outside of the building was carried out in 2017. These works included: Double glazing of the communal areas, internal and external redecoration as well as a new front door and security measures.
Front Door To -
Main Entrance Area - Seating area with notice board, two Dimplex electric storage heaters, Wardens Office. Two lifts with access to all floors, lobby with stairs leading to all floors.
Private Accommodation - Front door to
Entrance Lobby - . - Door to shower room. High level consumer unit with protected RCD circuits. Updated consumer panel fitted and tested.
Shower Room - 1.98m x 1.57m (6'6\" x 5'2\") - Fully tiled walls. Vanity unit wash basin with mixer tap and cupboard below. Low level WC. Double-width shower cubicle with Triton electric shower unit and fold-down seat. Extractor fan. Wall mounted electric heater. Alarm cord. Fitted mirror.
Living Room - Electric storage heater operating on Economy 7 tariff. TV and telephone points. Built-in wardrobe/storage cupboard housing Ariston water heater. Double opening French doors to the sun balcony. Door to the bedroom.
Kitchen Area - 1.78m x 1.22m (5'10\" x 4') - A range of refurbished units with new oiled solid oak worktops which incorporate: Stainless steel oven, ceramic induction hob, stainless steel microwave.
Circular inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and cupboard below. Ceramic tiled splashbacks to work surfaces. Two eye level wall cupboards. Space for upright fridge/freezer.
Sun Balcony - . - Enclosed by wrought iron railings. The balcony enjoys a sunny south-westerly aspect.
Bedroom - 3.18m x 1.73m (10'5\" x 5'8\") - Window with a sunny south-westerly aspect.
Wall mounted entryphone and alarm cord. Points for additional panel heating if required.
Communal Facilities -
Conservatory - Located on the first floor. An attractive double glazed conservatory with access to the garden. Furnished with modern furniture.
Residents Lounge - Located on the first floor.
A spacious and well appointed room which is also used for various social functions, residents meetings or personal use.
There is an adjoining kitchen which is used for the coffee mornings, other functions and available for private use.
Laundry Room - Two Dimplex storage heaters, shaver light and point, enamel butler sink, hair-washing basin, three washing machines, tumble dryer. Cost of use and detergents are included in the service charge.
Guest Suite - Located on the ground floor.
Residents can arrange for friends or relatives to stay in the guest suite at a cost of £15.00 per night.
Communal Gardens - To the front of the building there is a patio area with seating, flower bed and antique-style coach lights. Car park 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.
There is now a secure mobility scooter storeroom with charging points.
Lease Details - The lease is for 125 years commencing in August 1989.
The service/support charge which is approximately £240 per month includes buildings insurance, water rates, window cleaning, house managers costs, lighting, heating and maintenance of the communal areas and gardens.
Ground rent is £50 per annum. Collected by two half yearly payments.
Double Glazing - The owner has informed us that should the buyer want double glazing to be installed that this could be arranged.
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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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