- One bedroom second floor apartment
- Good decorative order throughout
- Lovely modern Kitchen with integral appliances
- Lodge Manager available 5 days a week
- Guest Suite for visitors & use of over 150 guest suites in Retirement lodges across the country
- 24 hour Careline system for safety and security
- Situated close to local shopping facilities and transport links
Stratton and King are delighted to be marketing this immaculate one bedroom apartment which is situated in a wonderful location at the quiet rear of the development. The property offers deceptively spacious accommodation and neutral decor throughout. The Living room offers plenty of space for living and dining room furniture and enjoys a lovely outlook over neighbouring properties. There is a window and door providing lots of natural light, numerous power points and a door which leads to the Kitchen. The Kitchen offers a range of eye and base level units with working surfaces over and tiled splashbacks. There is a built in waist height oven, 4 ring electric hob with extractor hood over, a fridge and freezer and a window to the side aspect. The Bedroom is a very generous double room which has a useful built in wardrobe and plenty of space for additional bedroom furniture If required. The Shower room offers a curved glass shower cubicle, a WC and a wash hand basin with vanity unit. Perfectly complementing this stunning apartment are two useful storage cupboards which are located in the hallway.
Situated on the high street in the town of Berkhamsted, Sheldon Lodge is a stylish development of 48 one and two bedroom retirement apartments.
The Lodge is surrounded by lovely countryside, bordering the Chiltern Hills and placed between Tring and Hemel Hempstead. The River Bulbourne and Grand Union Canal run through the town.
Steeped in history going back even further than Saxon times, the most notable historic event is that Duke William of Normandy was offered the crown here in 1066, at the previously existing Saxon Fort. He was then crowned William I of England in Westminster Abbey, London. Berkhamsted was either home to or, the birth place of a number of other notable characters, including Geoffrey Chaucer, most famous for ‘The Canterbury Tales’, hymnist and poet William Cowper and the novelist, Graham Greene, whose life and works are celebrated by a festival each year.
Places of interest include Berkhamsted Castle and St Peter’s Church (with an architecture spanning a number of architectural periods) and the Grand Union Canal. Walks include the Graham Greene Trail, the Berkhamsted Waterways Walk and the Heritage Walk.
The town itself provides good local amenities and leisure facilities including a Waitrose supermarket, a library, The Rex cinema, sports centres and, various cafés and restaurants, including canal side eateries.
Berkhamsted provides excellent shopping and leisure facilities which includes, amongst others, bakers, supermarkets, cafés, restaurants, pharmacies, hairdressers and clothes shops all within the main centre and walking distance from Sheldon Lodge.
Train services from Berkhamsted link to places including Milton Keynes Central, South Croydon, Tring and London Euston. Bus services run to destinations such as Tring, Hemel Hempstead, Aylesbury, Kings Langley and Watford.
Sheldon Lodge has been designed with safety and security at the forefront, The Apartment has an emergency Careline system installed, monitored by the onsite Lodge Manager during the day and 24 hours, 365 days a year by the Careline team. Careline integrated intruder alarm, secure video entry system and sophisticated fire and smoke detection systems throughout both the apartment and communal areas provide unrivalled peace of mind.
Sheldon Lodge’s manager is on hand throughout the day to support the residents and keep the development in perfect shape. They arrange many regular events in the Owners’ Lounge from coffee mornings to games afternoons. For any visiting guests, the furnished twin guest suite is perfect and available for just £20 per night for friends and family. The same excellent value is available for you to use across more than 150 Retirement Lodges throughout the UK.
Sheldon Lodge is managed by the award winning Millstream Management Services, working closely with Churchill Retirement Living and Stratton & King to maintain the highest standards of maintenance and service for every lodge and owner.
Service Charge (Year Ending 31st May 2022: £2,368.24 per annum. Collected by Millstream Management every 6 months
Ground rent £575.00 per annum. Collected by Millstream Management every 6 months
Council Tax: Band B
125 lease years commencing 2015
Pets allowed with permission from Managing agent
Service charges include: Careline system, buildings insurance, water and sewerage rates, communal cleaning, Air Source Heat Pumps that supply communal and apartment heating, utilities and maintenance, garden maintenance, lift maintenance, lodge manager and a contribution to the contingency fund.
DESCRIPTION Measurements are approximate and some may be maximum on irregular walls.
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