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  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1 Reception
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FOR SALE
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A delightful two double bedroom top floor apartment with a lift and triple aspect views across impressive formal
gardens, located in the prestigious and Grade II Listed Mansion, in the heart of Castle Village, which enjoys 28 acres of landscaped grounds and offers a relaxed and independent lifestyle for the over 55's.

DESCRIPTION

The property is approached via the main reception area in the Mansion House, which has a magnificent staircase rising to the first and second floor landings, and there is also a lift serving all floors.

The private entrance hall has storage space and gives access to all the accommodation, including the dual aspect sitting/dining room, which has views over the croquet lawn and the sunken garden.

The well equipped kitchen comprises eye and base level units with contrasting work surfaces, and integrated appliances include a fridge, freezer, electric oven and hob with canopy above, and a dishwasher.

There are two double bedrooms, both of which are front aspect, and have views over the gardens. The master bedroom has a fitted wardrobe and also an en suite, comprising a shower, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC, and there is a feature circular window. The bathroom is conveniently placed for both bedrooms and comprises panel enclosed bath with shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC.

GENERAL INFORMATION

NB: You must be 55 years or over, to become a resident at Castle Village. Respective purchasers over the age of 75 years should note that they will be required to satisfy the landlord’s medical questionnaire, before they can enter into a contract to acquire a lease on a property within 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 A - £5,654 per annum for single occupancy, with an additional £200 per annum for double 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 buildings insurance, membership of the Country Club (which is exclusively for residents and their guests), 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 emergency healthcare response from the Healthcare leads.

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. It is also possible to pay the assignment fee at the time of purchase.

SERVICES

All mains services provided.

DIRECTIONS

From the High Street in Berkhamsted turn 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.

DIRECTIONS

From the High Street in Berkhamsted turn 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.

  •  Entrance Hall
  •  Spacious Sitting/Dining Room
  •  Kitchen
  •  Master Bedroom With Dressing Room And En Suite Shower Room
  •  Bedroom Two
  •  Bathroom
  •  Generous Storage Space
  •  Lift Access

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