Stevenage comprises of both the New and Old Towns. The Historic High Street in the Old Town offers a good selection of shops, cafés/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 (23 mins) and the St Pancras International rail link to Europe. Both Luton and Stansted Airports are approximately 20 miles away.
Communal front door with entryphone system opening to:
With lift and staircase rising to all floors with a private front door to:
A wide welcoming reception hallway with entryphone system, emergency pull-cord, useful coats/shoe storage cupboard with an additional walk-in airing cupboard with hot water system, meters and linen shelving. Doors to:
Measurements taken into the corner and recesses of the room. Of excellent proportions when compared to other similar one bedroom apartments within the complex combining both seating and dining areas with an attractive natural stone effect fire surround and hearth with an inset electric fire creating a focal point to the room with a double glazed window to the front elevation with a fresh air venting unit. Wall mounted Economy 7 electric storage heater, TV and FM aerial points and glazed double doors opening to:
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 stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. A range of integrated appliances include an AEG white oven, electric hob with a white extractor canopy above and an integrated under-counter fridge and separate freezer. Natural stone effect tiled splashbacks and double glazed window to the front elevation with an easy winder system for ease of opening.
A comfortable double room with a light and airy feel promoted by a double glazed window to the front elevation 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.
The original bathroom has been converted into a shower room with the practical advantage of a wide double width walk-in shower cubicle with fitted thermostatic shower, low level wc and a vanity hand wash basin with vanity cupboard below. Natural stone effect fully tiled walls and floor vanity mirror with light and shaver point with light, extractor fan, wall mounted electric Dimplex heater and electric heated towel rail.
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)
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.
The apartment is held on a 125 year Lease from 26th July 2011, therefore 115 years remain unexpired. We are advised that the current annual maintenance charge payable is £2,000 and the annual ground rent is £425.00. This includes window cleaning, water rates, building insurance and use of the communal services including the laundry room.
There is residents parking with an attractive communal courtyard style garden.
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.
The Council Tax Band is B. The amount payable for the year 2022-23 is £1,538.34.The EPC Rating is B.
Viewing is strictly by appointment only through Putterills of Hertfordshire, through whom all negotiations should be conducted.
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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