- 2 Beds
- 2 Baths
- 1 Reception
A very impressive and well presented spacious two double bedroom westerly facing top floor apartment, with far reaching views towards Ashridge, whilst situated within the very sought after Castle Village, which enjoys twenty eight acres of landscaped gardens, offering a relaxed and independent lifestyle for the over 55's.
This well maintained apartment is bright and airy and benefits from gas fired central heating to radiators, high cornice ceilings, attractive white panel doors and multi-pane sealed unit double glazed windows. The double aspect kitchen has eye and
base level units with integrated appliances, including an oven, microwave, hob with extractor, dishwasher and washer/dryer.
The master bedroom has an en suite shower room with enclosed shower cubicle, wash hand basin and low level WC. The main bathroom has a panel enclosed bath with shower over, wash hand basin and low level WC.
Farmery Court has communal access with wide, well illuminated hallways and seating areas, as well as a lift serving the upper floors. There is access with an external entry phone facility to number 11, which is off the first floor landing.
Castle Village offers all residents an independent lifestyle, yet with the added benefit of 24 hour emergency nursing call out. The focal point is the Mansion House Country Club, with its pleasant restaurant, meeting room, library, snooker room, bar and
conservatory, providing a varied social life. Within the grounds there is a tennis court, croquet lawn and putting green, as well as an attractive restored Japanese water garden. An open field is also available for residents only.
NB: You must be 55 years or over, to become a resident at 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 - £5,406 per annum for single 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 exterior and buildings and grounds, 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 emergency response from the onsite Healthcare Leads.
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.
All mains services provided.
From the High Street in Berkhamsted turn left 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.
Dacorum Borough Council, Civic Centre, Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire HP1 1HH.
Tel: (01442) 228000
Council Tax Band: E