1 Bedroom Apartment - Retirement in Hitchin£185,000

About this property

A former show apartment forming part of the exclusive Whitings Court retirement development. Prominently positioned on the ground floor front part of the building with private stable door access direct opening on to the parking area ideal for those who like to watch the comings and goings of the development. The property offers a generous bedroom, spacious living room, kitchen with many integrated appliances and a modern shower room, all of which is very well presented. The apartment also enjoys the benefits of a communal social lounge and communal laundry room. Externally there is a lower communal garden and parking area. Viewing of this chain free home is highly recommended.


Communal entrance door opening to:-

Communal Entrance Hall
Hallway providing access to the Communal Lounge. Stairs and lift to all floors. Entrance door to:-

Hall - 7ft 7in x 6ft 9 in
Plus large shelving cupboard housing hot water cylinder (not tested). Entry phone system. Georgian style door opening to:-

Living Room - 22ft 8in x 10ft 7in
Reducing to 68 . Central decorative fireplace with electric living flame fire (not tested). Storage heater. Coved ceiling. Full height stable door opening to the front of the building and upper car park.

Fitted with a range of light oak effect floorstanding and wall mounted storage units with drawers. Rolled edge worksurfaces. Integrated hob, electric oven and extractor fan (not tested). Integrated fridge (not tested). Bin storage cupboard. Wine rack. Part tiled walls. Stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap over (not tested). Coved ceiling. Double glazed window to front.

Bedroom - 13ft 6in x 9ft 2in
Plus entrance recess and fitted wardrobes. Coved ceiling. Storage heater. Double glazed window to front.

Fitted with a cream coloured suite comprising bath with shower over (not tested), low level W.C and washbasin set in vanity unit. Tiled walls. Mirror with lighting. Coved ceiling. Fan heater (not tested). Extractor fan.

Communal Gardens
Mainly laid to lawns with seating areas. Mature flower and shrub borders.

Communal Parking
Unallocated residents and visitor car parking.

Residents Facilities
Laundry Room, Guest Suite, Residents Lounge with kitchen. House Manager (available Monday - Friday 9am-4pm).

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 41sqm. 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 12th September 2006

Service Charge: Currently £38.56 per week.

Ground Rent: £395 Payable twice a year (March & September) i.e. Currently £197.50 x 2.

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

Norgans are committed to providing COVID19 safe viewings, and in order to protect the health, safety and well being of our staff, vendors and prospective buyers we have implemented changes to our viewing policy. These changes are displayed on our website. However prior to booking a physical viewing you MUST have done the following:

a. Seen the Sales Brochure of the property.
b. Seen the property on Google Earth.
c. Seen the property on Google Street View, or ideally have driven or walked past the property.

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Property Overview

  • Apartment
  • One Bedroom
  • Living Room
  • Fitted Kitchen
  • Many Communal Residents Facilities
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