2 bedroom Apartment (Available)

Potters Bar
Offers In The Region Of £395,000
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Overview

A very well-presented & spacious ground floor apartment with sunny outdoor patio in this luxury McCarthy & Stone development exclusively designed for the over 70’s – superb communal facilities and just a short walk from the shops and station. (Property Ref: MANDEVILLECOURT)

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Overall Description

This very well-presented and spacious ground floor apartment was only built in 2014, so it has a contemporary kitchen and bathroom, yet it has been re-decorated and had new carpets fitted, so it is ideal for anyone looking for a modern retirement apartment with nothing that needs doing to it The property sits in a quiet corner of this popular and contemporary McCarthy & Stone development, designed for the over 70s, but is just a short walk from the heart of Potters Bar with its excellent High Street shops and other amenities. This ground floor apartment is accessed via the communal reception - which has sliding security doors to the car-park - and then down a level corridor leading to the front door. There is a good-sized entrance hall leading to all the other rooms, a pleasant sitting room with French doors out to the sunny patio (a real bonus), modern fitted kitchen, large double bedroom with walk-in fitted wardrobe, second bedroom and wet-room with shower. There is under-floor heating, controlled by thermostat, and an emergency call system with lanyard. Parking spaces are available on a first come, first served basis and the communal gardens are very pleasantly laid-out. To watch our Virtual Video Guided Tour please search for "9 Mandeville Court" on You Tube. To book a viewing in-person at your convenience please call. The property is being sold with no forward chain.

Mandeville Court Information

Mandeville Court was built in 2014 to provide high quality modern apartments exclusively for the over 70's. Each apartment has use of the pleasantly landscaped gardens surrounding the development and there is a car-park with a car permit scheme (subject to availability). There is a restaurant with waiter service, guest suite for overnight visitors, meeting room and a communal lounge with Wi-Fi. There are lifts to all floors and a mobility scooter charging room as well as a laundry room. Residents can have the benefit of bespoke domestic and personal care packages depending on their needs (these costs are in addition to the standard service charges listed below). There is a fully qualified team from McCarthy & Stone on site 24/7, 365 days a year.

Location

This apartment is located in a very convenient location just a short walk from the high street shops along Darkes Lane and under ten minute's walk from Potters Bar railway station with its regular fast trains to London (Kings Cross and Finsbury Park). Potters Bar has a very good range of local shops, supermarkets and other amenities including a golf club, situated just opposite, and an indoor swimming pool. It is very convenient for commuters with close proximity to the M25 and A1. The town is surrounded by beautiful Hertfordshire countryside.

Accommodation

From the corridor the front door (with spy-hole) leads into the:

Entrance Hall

Control panel for the 24-hour Tunstall emergency pull-chord system. Security door entry system and intercom. Shelving units with cupboard space beneath. Walk-in storage cupboard housing the electric central-heating boiler and other services.

Sitting/Dining Room - 5.79m x 3.00m (19' x 9'10)

Window and glazed door to the sunny patio with space for a table and chairs. TV aerial point (with Sky+ connectivity). Telephone point. Glazed double-doors to the:

Kitchen - 2.82m x 2.39m (9'3 x 7'10)

Window to front overlooking the gardens. Range of kitchen units with roll-top work-surfaces, tiled splash-back and stainless steel sink unit. Oven with ceramic hob and stainless steel extractor above. Fitted fridge/freezer. Space and plumbing for washer-drier. Tiled floor. Spotlights.

Master Bedroom - 3.66m x 2.64m (12' x 8'8)

Window to front overlooking the gardens. TV aerial point. Telephone point. Walk-in wardrobe with shelving and clothes-rail. Emergency pull-chord. Door to:

En-Suite Shower Room - 2.29m x 2.16m (7'6 x 7'1)

With separate doors to the master bedroom and entrance hall. Fully tiled walls and floor with fitted shower unit and curtain-rail, low-level WC with hand-rail, and vanity unit with wash-hand basin and mirror. Wall cabinet. Heated towel-rail.

Bedroom Two - 4.75m x 2.79m widest (15'7 x 9'2 widest)

Window to front overlooking the gardens. Wardrobes. Emergency pull-chord.

Outside

There is a private patio area running along the front of the apartment which is accessed from the sitting room and has room for a table/chairs, planters, etc. From here is a larger communal patio with steps leading up to the attractively landscaped communal gardens. There is a car-park to the front with parking allocated on a first come, first served basis (please ask the Estate Manager on reception for availability - the fee is c.£250 per annum).

Lease Details, Fees and Services

Mains water, drainage and electricity. Electric under-floor heating. Leasehold. 125 years from 2014. Ground Rent: £435 per annum. Service Charge: £10,651 per annum (for year ending 31st March 2023). Brand new carpets throughout and completely redecorated. The service charge includes 1 hours domestic assistance per week, water rates, and communal costs such as the cost of your Estates Manager, the electricity/heating/power in the communal areas, the 24 hour emergency call system, buildings insurance, upkeep of the gardens and grounds plus a contingency fund for internal and external decoration of communal areas. The service charge does NOT cover costs such as contents insurance, council tax, electricity, or any TV costs (Licence Fee/Sky subscription, etc.). Council Tax Band D. No onward chain.