£495,000 Asking Price

Castle Village, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire

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An incredible, two bedroom detached former lodge house, which has just undergone a superb refurbishment, that has been completed to a very high specification. The property is in the enviable position to enjoy views over Berkhamsted Common, as well as forming part of the prestigious Castle Village retirement development (exclusively for the over 55's), which is centred around a magnificent Grade ll listed Mansion House and 28 acres of fabulous landscaped gardens.

The accommodation includes a spacious reception room, which has direct access to a westerly facing terrace and there is a well equipped kitchen diner, with integrated appliances. There are two bedrooms and a wet room. The property is surrounded by attractive gardens and conveniently placed for the mansion house.

GENERAL INFORMATION:- Purchasers must be 55 years of age or over to become a resident at Castle Village and acceptance is subject to an interview with the village manager. It should be noted that the service charge includes, full onsite estate management, maintenance to the exterior of the buildings, grounds and Mansion House, buildings insurance, heating and lighting within the communal areas and external decoration and window cleaning. In addition, there is one hours domestic cleaning per week, which includes a weekly collection of all bed linen, which is cleaned ironed and returned to the property. For added peace of mind all properties have an emergency call and monitoring system, supported by 24 hour on site health leads and a GP surgery onsite once a week for consultations and prescriptions.

ASSIGNMENT FEE:- Owners of a Retirement Villages lease are required to pay an assignment fee on the re-sale of the property, which is a percentage of the sale value as defined in the lease. The proportion of the sales price payable changes: it is 4% for a sale in the firstyear, 8% for a sale in the second year, 12% for a sale
in the third year, 16% for a sale in the fourth year, and 20% for all sales after the fifth year.

LEASEHOLD:- A new 125 Year lease

MAINTENANCE:- Band A - £7,845 per year (plus £200 per annum for joint occupancy).
EPC:- Rating C
Council Tax Band E

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