124,995 Price

1 bedroom Retirement Property for sale
Hockerill Street, Bishop's Stortford


A larger than average ground floor 1 bedroom flat which is located in an attractive RETIREMENT DEVELOPMENT.
Entrance hall, double bedroom, bathroom with a white suite, fitted kitchen, spacious & bright lounge/dining room with balcony overlooking Sworders Field & River Stort.
Castle View is a well regarded warden-assisted development for the over 60's with excellent communal facilities comprising; Reception area with seating area, House Manager's office, laundry room, lifts to all floors. On the 1st floor there is a residents lounge & a conservatory. There is also a guest suite for overnight visitors. There are well tended gardens to the rear & one side with seating areas. To the front is a parking area for residents & visitors.
The development is conveniently located close to the town centre & less than half a mile from the mainline railway station. EPC Band C.
Front Door To

Main Entrance Area

Seating area with notice board, two Dimplex electric storage heaters, Wardens Office, two lifts with access to all floors, lobby with stairs leading to all floors.

Laundry Room

Two Dimplex storage heaters, shaver light and point, enamel butler sink, hair-washing basin, three washing machines, tumble dryer. Cost of use and detergents are included in the service charge.



Located on the first floor. An attractive double glazed conservatory with access to the garden.

Residents Lounge

Located on the first floor.
A spacious and well appointed room which is also used for various social functions, residents meetings or personal use.
There is an adjoining kitchen which is used for the coffee mornings, other functions and available for private use.

Private Accommodation

Front door to

Entrance Hall

Built-in airing cupboard housing pre-lagged hot water cylinder and cold water tank.

Lounge/Dining Room - 4.67m x 3.89m (15'4" x 12'9")

Modern Dimplex electric storage heater/radiator. TV and telephone points. Wall mounted entryphone and alarm system. Multi-paned window overlooking the park. Multi-paned french doors to sun balcony. Arch to kitchen.


Approached by french doors from the living area. The balcony is enclosed by wrought iron railings and enjoys views over adjoining Sworders Field and childrens playground.

Fitted Kitchen - 2.92m x 2.03m (9'7" x 6'8")

Stainless steel single drainer sink unit with mixer tap and cupboard below. Adjacent work surfaces with cupboards and drawers below. Ceramic tiled splashbacks to work surfaces. Space for upright fridge/freezer. Cooker extractor hood. Three single eye level wall cupboards. Space for cooker. Non-slip flooring.

Bedroom - 3.94m max x 3.00m (12'11" max x 9'10")

Wall mounted electric heater. Multi-paned window. Two large interconnecting wardrobe cupboards to one wall.

Bathroom - 2.08m x 2.01m (6'10" x 6'7")

Modern white suite comprising: Panel bath with overhead shower unit, tiled splash surrounds and glazed shower screen. Pedestal wash basin with mixer tap. Low level WC. Extractor fan. Slate tiled floor. Dimplex wall mounted electric heater. Alarm cord.

Communal Grounds

To the front of the building there is a patio area with seating, flower bed and antique-style coach lights. Car park with provision for residents and visitors. To one side of the development there is a small spinney, and to the rear, a lawned area with flower borders, enclosed by a hedge. To the other side, there is another area of enclosed garden.

Guest Suite

Located on the ground floor.
Residents can arrange for friends or relatives to stay in the guest suite at a cost of £15.00 per night.

Lease Details

The lease is for 125 years commencing in August 1989. The current service charge is £272.08 per month. The Ground Rent is £100 per annum. Collected in two half yearly instalments.


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For clarification, we wish to inform prospective purchasers that we have prepared these sales particulars as a general guide. We have not carried out survey, not tested the services, appliances or specific fittings and any mention of such items does not imply that they are in working order. Room sizes are approximate and should not be relied upon for carpets and furnishings. Photographs are for illustration only and may depict items which are not for sale or included in the sale of the property. Any stated plot size is intended merely as a guide and has not been officially measured or verified. We have not checked the legal documents to verify the freehold/leasehold status of the property and purchaser is advised to obtain clarification from their solicitor or surveyor. MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS 2003. Intending purchaser will be asked to produce identification documents and we would ask for your co-operation in order that there be no delay in agreeing the sale.


Nearest Schools

List of nearest schools to this property.

* Distances are straight line measurements.

2 Key Stage 2

St Michael's Church of England Primary School - 0.11 miles

4 Key Stage 4

Saint Mary's Catholic School - 0.26 miles

5 Key Stage 5

Saint Mary's Catholic School - 0.26 miles

Nearest Public Transport

List of nearest public transport to this property.

* Distances are straight line measurements.

 Train Station

Bishops Stortford Rail Station - 0.35 miles


London Stansted Airport - 4.51 miles

 Coach Station

Bishops Stortford: Holy Trinity Coach Stop - 0.07 miles

 Ferry Port

East India Pier - 26.04 miles


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Lednor & Company
3 Bridge Street
Bishop's Stortford
CM23 2JU

 01279 505055