1 Bedroom Apartment - Retirement in Hitchin£199,950

About this property

A second floor retirement apartment located in the popular Wilshere Court development. Benefiting from convenient access to Town Centre amenities, this Chain Free apartment is set back from the front with a pleasant Westerly aspect overlooking the attractive communal gardens. Recently re-decorated and re-carpeted throughout, internal viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the well planned accommodation comprising entrance hall, bedroom with built in wardrobe, lounge with door opening on to a Juliet balcony, fitted kitchen, shower room plus useful storage and linen cupboards. As a resident of Wilshere Court you would benefit from many communal facilities including residents lounge and kitchen, house manager, laundry room, W.C. residents parking and emergency pull cord system. Internal viewing strongly recommended.


Communal entrance door with security entrance system.

Communal Areas
Hallway with access to the Managers Office, Laundry Room and Residents Sitting Room. Staircase and lift to all floors. Access to communal gardens.

Solid wooden entrance door to Flat No.24.

Electric heater. Emergency pull cord system. Coved ceiling. Security entryphone system. Large walk-in storage cupboard housing a Pulsa Coil pressurised hot water system (not tested) and linen shelving. White panelled doors providing access to the Sitting Room, Shower Room and Bedroom.

Sitting Room - 14ft 11in x 11ft 4 in
UPVC double glazed door and matching side windows that provide access to a Romeo and Juliet style balcony with views over the attractive gardens. TV point. Telephone point. Coved ceiling. Two wall light points. Electric storage heater. Emergency pull cord. Multi-paned style door to:-

Kitchen - 7ft 9in x 6ft 8in
The Kitchen is fitted with a matching range of floorstanding and wall mounted storage cupboards with top cornicing and under pelmet detail. Ample rolled edge worksurfaces. Single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap over. Hotpoint integrated fridge (not tested). Integrated freezer (not tested). Built-in eye level electric single oven with grill, halogen hob and extractor over (not tested). Part ceramic tiled walls. uPVC double glazed window with views over the communal gardens. Coved ceiling. Part tiled walls.

Bedroom - 13ft 10in x 8ft 11in
Plus a large recessed entrance area. Coved ceiling. Electric storage heater. uPVC double glazed window with views over the communal gardens. TV point. Telephone point. Built-in wardrobe cupboards with hanging rails and shelving. Coved ceiling. Additional built-in deep storage cupboard housing meter and fuse board. Emergency pull cord.

Shower Room - 7ft 6in x 6ft 7in
Fitted with a modern white suite comprising large ceramic tiled shower cubicle with screen door, matching side panel and shower unit (not tested), concealed cistern low level W.C and washbasin set into a vanity unit with storage cupboards and shelving. Ceramic tiled walls. Matching wall mounted storage cupboards. Mirror with recessed spotlighting. Electric wall mounted heater (not tested). Heated towel rail. Coved ceiling. Handrail. Extractor fan. Shaver socket. Emergency pull cord.

Communal Gardens
Surrounding the building are various communal garden areas which are well planted with mature and established trees and shrubs. Various seating areas.

Communal (unallocated) off-street parking at the front of the building.

Please note that the floor plans are not to scale and are intended for illustrative purposes only. Any dimensions given are approximate. Therefore the accuracy of the floor plans cannot be guaranteed.

We are advised that the Council Tax Band for this property is Band B. This information was obtained from the Valuation Office Agency - Council Tax Valuation List displayed on the Internet.


Approx 47 sqm. Please note that this measurement has been taken from the EPC, and may not include any unheated areas (e.g. Conservatory, integral garage etc).

Leasehold for a term of 125 years from 2006.

Ground Rent: £199.50 for six months.

Service Charge: £1,272.52 for the six month period 1st April 2017-30th September 2017.

All mains services except gas, are understood to be installed and connected. Please note that we have not tested any services installations or appliances.

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Wilshere Court

Property Overview

  • One bed retirement apartment
  • Westerly aspect
  • Lounge with Juliet balcony
  • Communal facilities
  • EPC - B
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