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Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire
Guide Price of 235,000

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Folio: 14061 A rarely available one bedroom first floor apartment with its own private balcony/terrace and underfloor heating. The property is situated in the wonderful setting of Orchard Lea Retirement Village, which is for the over 55s and is located just one mile from the picturesque village of Sawbridgeworth, with shopping facilities, public houses and restaurants. Orchard Lea is in a scenic area of approximately 20 acres, which includes The Rivers private hospital and specialist nursing centre with communal centre where residents can meet and take part in all kinds of activities if desired. A monthly service charge payment takes away the worries of heating and lighting costs in your home plus external maintenance, window cleaning, gardening, building insurance, water rates, telephone rental and one three course meal a day is provided for each resident in the restaurant, if required. The emergency call facility operates 24 hours a day and there is a good neighbour check made. Further assistance can be arranged.

Communal Entrance

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Orchard Leas main entrance leads past the management suite into a large, attractive, open and bright communal area which has plenty of comfortable seating, an area where residents and visitors can relax and socialise. This area leads off into the restaurant/dining room. The communal area also leads to the stairs and lift to the first floor where there is also a hair salon. Another smaller communal area provides additional seating for residents on the first floor. A door from here leads out onto the private covered veranda for 21 Orchard Lea. The veranda has an area suitable for a table, chairs, pot plants etc. There are stairs at the far end of the veranda leading down onto the communal gardens. The front door at 21 Orchard Lea opens into:

Large Carpeted Entrance Hall
With access to loft space, large airing cupboard housing lagged copper cylinder and shelving, leading through into:

Sitting Room
15' x 11' 4" (4.57m x 3.45m) with a sunny aspect with a large double glazed window to rear offering views onto communal grounds, oak wall units (to remain), t.v. aerial point, ceiling and underfloor heating, thermostat control to wall, fitted carpet, leading through into:

10' 8" x 8' 2" (3.25m x 2.49m) comprising a stainless steel single bowl, single drainer sink with hot and cold taps and cupboards under, further range of matching base and eye level units, incorporating a four-ring Whirlpool hob with oven and grill to side and extractor above, recess and plumbing for washer/dryer, positioning for fridge/freezer, double glazed window to rear, thermostat control to wall, spotlighting to ceiling, tile effect vinyl flooring. All white goods to remain.

10' 4" x 9' 10" (3.15m x 3.00m) with a double glazed window to rear, array of built-in wardrobes, matching chest of drawers and dressing table, recently fitted carpet.

Shower Room
Comprising a tiled shower cubicle with a thermostatically controlled shower, pedestal wash hand basin, flush w.c., fully tiled walls, opaque double glazed window to front, fitted cabinet with mirrored doors, heated towel rail, vinyl flooring.

There are large sunny communal gardens with pathways through to seating areas. The gardens are beautifully landscaped and have both southerly and easterly aspects.

125 years from 1992.

Service Charge
Single occupancy is approx 210.77 per week; this payment includes heating, lighting, external maintenance, window cleaning, gardening, buildings insurance, water rates, and one three course meal a day is provided for each resident in the restaurant. For double occupancy the price is 298.34 per week.

Local Authority
East Herts District Council Band D
Property Status: Sold Subject To Contract
Reference: 4715833

Reception Rooms  1   Bedroom   1    Bathroom   1   
For the Over 55’s
One Bedroom Apartment
Private Balcony/Terrace
24-Hour Call Facility
Adjacent Rivers Hospital
Large Communal Area
Floor Plan 1

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