Presented in good condition throughout a spacious first floor CHAIN FREE one bedroom apartment situated within this highly regarded retirement complex within the heart of the New town centre just a short walk to the shops and mainline station.
Built exclusively for the over 60's, the apartment shares the benefit of a communal residents lounge, kitchen and a guest suite. The apartment benefits further from an on-site manager and 24 hours care call service. The accommodation comprises a generous hallway with storage cupboard, spacious lounge, fitted kitchen with built-in appliances, double bedroom with built in wardrobes and a well appointed shower room. The apartment has electric Economy 7 heating, fresh air ventilation system and double glazing. In addition there is a pleasant communal courtyard garden and residents parking. Viewing recommended.
Location - Stevenage comprises of both the New and Old Towns. The Historic High Street in the Old Town offers a good selection of shops, cafs/restaurants and public houses. The New Town provides a large pedestrianised shopping centre and retail parks along with the Gordon Craig Theatre, David Lloyd Health Club, Fairlands Valley Park and lakes, the Leisure Park with its restaurants, bars and night club, bowling alley and 16-screen Cineworld complex. Stevenage mainline railway station offers a fast and frequent rail service into London Kings Cross (30 mins) and the St Pancras International rail link to Europe. Both Luton and Stansted Airports are approximately 20 miles away.
The Accommodation Comprises - Communal front door with entryphone system opening to:
Communal Hallway - With lift and staircase rising to all floors with a private front door to:
Reception Hallway - 4,19 x 1.78 (13'1" x 5'10") - Alarm and entryphone system, emergency pull-cord, walk in storage cupboard with linen shelving, meters and hot water cylinder. Doors to:
Lounge - 4.19 X 3.57 (13'9" X 11'9") - Wall mounted Economy 7 electric storage heater, telephone point, TV and FM aerial points, double glazed window to the side elevation, fitted fresh air venting unit, natural stone effect fire surround with electric flame effect fire with part-glazed doors opening to:
Kitchen - 2.69 x 2.36 (8'10" x 7'9") - Fitted with a comprehensive range of beech effect base and eye level units and drawers finished with natural stone effect work surfaces with an inset one and half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. A range of integrated appliances include a Neff stainless steel oven, electric hob with extractor canopy above, integrated under-counter fridge and separate freezer, space and plumbing for washing machine (freestanding washing machine included in the sale price). Natural stone effect tiled splashbacks and double glazed window to the side elevation.
Bedroom - 5.30 x 2.67 + door recess (17'5" x 8'9" +door recess) - A generous double bedroom with measurements including a range of built in wardrobes with bi folding mirror fronted doors, emergency pull-cord, wall mounted Economy 7 electric storage heater, TV and FM aerial points and double glazed window to the front elevation.
Shower Room - 2.35 x 1.73 (7'9" x 5'8") - The original bathroom has been converted into a shower room with a wide double width walk-in shower cubicle with thermostatic shower with low level emergency care button, low level wc and vanity hand wash basin with vanity cupboard below. Fully tiled walls, shaver point with light, extractor fan, wall mounted electric Dimplex heater and electric heated towel rail.
Communal Lounge - Owners have use of a spacious communal lounge with a number of regular events, such as coffee mornings, keep fit, line dancing and excursions. There is also use of the communal kitchen area and a guest suite is available for any over night guests. Further details upon request.(Please note some activities may be affected by Covid guidelines)
Laundry Room - Situated on the ground floor, there is a fully fitted laundry room with the use of washing machines and tumble dryers, the use of which is included within the maintenance charge (please note that this apartment has the benefit of its own washing machine to the kitchen).
Lease Details - The apartment is held on a 125 year Lease from 26th July 2008, therefore 112 years remain unexpired. We are advised that the current annual maintenance charge payable is £3,300 and the annual ground rent is £460.00. This includes window cleaning, water rates, building insurance and use of the communal services including the laundry room.
Outside - There is residents parking with an attractive communal courtyard style garden.
Agents Note - Please note that any potential buyer will need to attend a meeting with the Warden/Manager to confirm their suitability for occupancy. Further details upon request. If purchasing as a single occupant you need to be 60 years of age or over, if purchasing as a couple, one occupant needs to be 60 years of age but the other can be 55 years of age or over.
Council Tax And Epc - The Council Tax Band is B. The amount payable for the year 2021-22 is £1481.04.
The EPC Rating is B.
Viewing Information - Viewing is strictly by appointment only through Putterills of Hertfordshire, through whom all negotiations should be conducted.
Disclaimer - Putterills endeavour to maintain accurate depictions of properties in virtual tours, floor plans and descriptions, however, these are intended only as a guide and intended purchasers must satisfy themselves by personal inspection.
MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS: Prior to a sale being agreed, prospective purchasers will be required to produce identification documents. Your co-operation with this, in order to comply with Money Laundering regulations, will be appreciated and assist with the smooth progression of the sale.
FIXTURES & FITTINGS: All items in the written text of these particulars are included in the sale. All others are expressly excluded regardless of inclusion in any photographs. Purchasers must satisfy themselves that any equipment included in the sale of the property is in satisfactory order.
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All measurements are approximate and for general guidance only and whilst every attempt has been made to ensure accuracy, they must not be relied on or form any part of a legal contract. The fixtures, fittings and appliances referred to have not been tested and therefore no guarantee can be given and that they are in working order. Internal photographs are reproduced for general information and it must not be inferred that any item shown is included with the property. Prior to a sale being agreed, prospective purchasers will be required to produce identification documents. Your co-operation with this, in order to comply with Money Laundering regulations, will be appreciated and assist with the smooth progression of the sale.