South Street, BISHOP'S STORTFORD - £400,000 Guide Price
DESCRIPTION Rarely available, a spacious two double bedroom ground floor retirement apartment overlooking the River Stort for the over 60's in the prestigious development at Nicholls Lodge, located within easy walking distance of Bishop's Stortford town centre, with its' multiple shopping facilities, cafes and restaurants, doctor's surgery and Post Office. The accommodation comprises entrance hall with large walk in storage cupboard, cloakroom, lounge/diner, fully fitted kitchen, two double bedrooms and bathroom. Nicholls Lodge also provides a 24 hour care and support facility, radio pendant to activate alarm/emergency call to Lodge managers, communal lounge, wellbeing suite incorporating hairdressing, beauty and treatment facilities, laundry, guest suite (charges apply and reservation required) and landscaped communal gardens. Residents parking is available at the property on a first come, first served basis. Additional benefits include thermostatic controlled radiators, secure entry system and double glazed windows. Being sold with vacant possession.
SITUATION The busy market town of Bishop's Stortford is just a short distance from the property offering an excellent range of amenities, including multiple shopping facilities, cafes and restaurants, post office, doctor's surgery, Herts & Essex hospital and many sports and social facilities. There is also the mainline railway station with connections to London Liverpool Street and Cambridge. The M11 intersection just outside the town offers connections to London and the M25 orbital motorway. London's third International Airport is at Stansted only 15 minutes' drive away.
COMMUNALENTRANCE Secure entry phone system, stairs and lift rising to all floors, reception area, lounge area for residents.
ENTRANCEHALL Wood front door, secure entry phone system, large walk-in storage cupboard, cupboard housing meters, dado rail, coving, radiator, doors off to:
CLOAKROOM Low flush WC, wash hand basin with mixer tap, inset spot lights.
LOUNGE/DINER19' 1" x 10' 5" (5.83m x 3.19m) Double glazed window to the rear aspect, patio door leading to private terrace overlooking the River Stort, storage cupboard, T.V. and telephone points, coving, radiator, glazed door through to:
KITCHEN7' 8" x 8' 0" (2.35m x 2.46m) Fitted with a modern range of base and eye level units with complimentary wood effect working top surfaces over, inset stainless steel sink with mixer tap, tiled splash backs, built-in Zanussi oven, inset induction hob with chimney style extractor fan over, fridge/freezer, washing machine, double glazed window to the front aspect, inset spot lights, laminate flooring.
BEDROOM19' 1" x 16' 2" (2.79m x 4.93m) Fitted wardrobes with sliding mirrored doors, double glazed window to the front aspect, T.V. and telephone points, coving, radiator.
BEDROOM29' 4" x 19' 10" (2.85m x 6.06m) Double glazed window to the front aspect, radiator.
SHOWERROOM Low flush WC, wash hand basin with mixer tap and vanity unit under, wall mounted vanity unit with mirror, shower cubicle with sliding glass door, fully tiled walls, laminate flooring, inset spot lights, chrome heated towel rail.
COMMUNALGARDENS Attractive landscaped gardens with seating areas.
PARKING Parking is offered on a first come, first served basis plus there is additional visitor's parking, again on a first come first served basis.
ADDITIONALSERVICES Nicholls Lodge provides a 24 hour care and support service, radio pendant to activate alarm/emergency call to the Lodge managers, communal lounge, a casual meeting place for residents or location for an organised event, wellbeing suite offering hairdressing, beauty and treatment facilities, guest suite for visiting relatives or friends (charges apply and reservation required) and laundry.
LEASEDETAILS Lease Remaining: 119 years
Service Charge: £1837 every 6 months
Ground Rent £305 every 6 months
DIRECTIONS From our offices follow the road round and turn right at the traffic lights onto The Causeway keeping in the right hand lane. At the mini-roundabout take the second exit onto Dane Street. Follow the road to the right, through the traffic lights, onto Station Road. At the next set of traffic lights turn left onto South Street and after approximately 50 metres the property can be found on the left hand side.
LOCALAUTHORITY East Herts District Council
Tax band: D