1 Bedroom Apartment - Retirement in Hitchin£320,000

About this property

Located in a prestigious retirement development within the Town is this ground floor apartment. Residents within this development benefit from a waitress style restaurant that serves freshly cooked food plus the opportunity for homeowners to socialise in one of the many communal areas that include a residents lounge and dining room, library, function room and conservatory. Other communal facilities include a laundry room, a wellbeing and guest suite, services of an on-site 24hr manager and Careline plus attractive and neatly maintained landscaped gardens that surround the development. The development is extremely well placed for many amenities including Waitrose and the Town Centre. The development assists those over the age of 70 and promotes their independence whilst providing the flexible support and assistance that they may need. Originally constructed by McCarthy & Stone and built to a high standard with many quality fittings including underfloor heating, heat recovery system and electrically operated kitchen windows. The accommodation features a wide entrance hall with a large built-in storage cupboard, spacious ceramic tiled wet room, large double sized bedroom with a walk-in wardrobe, good size sitting room and a fitted kitchen with built-in appliances. Viewing is highly recommended in order to appreciate this Chain Free sale.


Communal Entrance door to building with intercom system and electric entry doors opening to:

Communal Entrance Hall
With lift and stairs access to all floors. Access to communal areas. Door to Flat 3:

Entrance Door
Opening to:

Entrance Hall
Intercom system and pull cord. Doors to Living Room, Wet Room and Bedroom. Large built in storage cupboard housing water tank (not tested) and shelving.

Living Room - 25ft 5in x 10ft 7 in
UPVC double glazed door and window to front. Double door to kitchen. TV point. Telephone point. Door to:

Kitchen - 8ft 3in x 79ft in
An irregular shaped room fitted with a matching range of wall and base cupboards and drawers with worktops over. Inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap over. Integrated hob with extractor hood over (not tested). Eye level oven (not tested) Part tiled walls. UPVC double glazed electrically operated window to front. Tiled floor.

Bedroom - 17ft 3in x 10ft 1 in
Measurements include walk in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving. UPVC double glazed window to front. Emergency pull cord.

Wet Room - 6ft 1in x 8ft 1in
Fully tiled walls and floor. Walk in shower area with wall mounted shower (not tested). Hand rails. Low Level W.C. Wash hand basin set into vanity unit with storage under. Wall mounted mirror and light. Heated towel rail. Inset spot lights. Emergency pull cord. Extractor.

Paved area to the front access from the Living Room.

Residents Facilities
Within the development there are a number of facilities available for the residents use. These comprise a lounge, conservatory, library, table service restaurant, car parking, guest accommodation and 24hr on-site Estates team.

Communal Gardens
Gardens mainly laid to lawn with flower and shrub borders. Various patio areas with seating.

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.

Current B; Potential B.

Approx 56sqm. Please note that this measurement has been taken from the EPC, and may not include any unheated areas (e.g. Conservatory, integral garage etc).

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

Leasehold for a term of 125 years from 1st January 2015.

Ground Rent: Currently £217.20 half yearly, payable in advance.

Service/Maintenance Charge: Currently £3,382.82 half yearly, payable in advance.

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Property Overview

  • One bedroom retirement
  • Ground floor
  • Exclusive development
  • Communal facilities
  • Under floor heating
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