£395,000 Guide price

2 bedroom Retirement Property for sale
South Street, Bishop's Stortford


An immaculate and extremely spacious two bedroom apartment which is in the most centrally located retirement development in Bishop's Stortford being within a short walk of the town centre, shops, doctors, post office, cafes, restaurants, railway station and bus stops.

Nicholls Lodge is sought after retirement development for the over 60's. It was built to a high specification in 2016 and has many features that similar developments do not have.

There is a spacious resident's lounge with TV and adjacent kitchen, a lodge managers office located in the reception area, a well being suite with hairdressing, beauty and treatment facilities, attractive and well maintained communal garden overlooking the River Stort, a large car park with provision for residents and their visitors, a guest suite for overnight visitors and a laundry room with washers and dryers. Access to the properties is via a secure entry system. A lift and stairs provides access to all floors. There is 24 hour care and support with radio pendents for the residents in case of an emergency.

This superb flat is located on the first floor and has double glazing and modern heating with thermostatically controlled radiators.
The private accommodation comprises: Entrance hall, cloakroom, bright and spacious living room with fireplace, separate dining room, fitted kitchen with integrated appliances, two large double bedrooms and a luxury shower room with a walk-in shower.
EPC Band C.
Secure pedestrian & vehicular Gates

Residents have a fob which opens these gates. Visitors can gain access via the entryphone system.

Entrance Lobby

Wall mounted entryphone system. Door leads to

Reception Area

A most pleasant reception area with seating and the House Manager's office.
Leading off this area is a cloakroom, resident's lounge, resident's kitchen and hallway leading to the lift, stairs and the Well Being Suite. Access to the lovely communal garden is through the lounge.

Resident's Lounge

A most spacious room with TV, seating areas and large double glazed windows and doors leading to the garden which is to the rear of the building.

Resident's Kitchen

Used by the residents and the house manager for catering when there are social events or meetings taking place.

Well Being Suite

Well equipped with facilities for visiting hairdressers etc.

Guest Suite

A spacious room with en-suite facilities is located on the third floor of the building.
Residents can book to have their visitors stay at the cost of £20 per night.

Laundry Room

Also located on the third floor.
Washing machines and dryers for the residents to use.

Communal Gardens

The beautifully maintained gardens back onto the River Stort and have some well stocked flower beds, paved patio area and a large central lawn area with a paved pathway leading to an attractive covered seating area.

View of the River

Access and Car Parking

Access to the development is via secure gates. Residents have security fobs to open these gates. Visitors use the entryphone system.
There is a large car park for residents and their visitors.
Close to the entrance is an undercover storage area for mobility scooters with charging points and a discreetly located bin cupboard with recycling facilities.

Private Accommodation

Front Door to

Private Entrance Hall

Wall mounted entryphone alarm system. Built-in storage and airing cupboards. Doors leading to bedrooms, shower room, living room and

Cloakroom - 0.61m.58.52m x 0.30m.11.89m (2.192 x 1.039)

Fitted with a white suite and tiling.
Low level WC. Pedestal wash basin with mixer tap. Fitted mirror. Extractor fan. Chrome towel rail.

Living Room - 6.200 x 3.175 (20'4" x 10'4")

A very spacious and bright room.
Large double glazed window to the front aspect. TV and telephone points. Radiator. Coving to ceiling. Attractive fireplace with coal effect electric fire. Built-in storage cupboard. Archway leads to the dining room and a glazed door leads to the kitchen.

Fitted Kitchen - 2.310 x 2.455 (7'6" x 8'0")

Fitted with a range of attractive gloss white units which incorporates; Zanussi stainless steel built-in oven, stainless steel chimney style extractor hood, ceramic hob, integrated fridge and freezer.
Stainless steel single drainer sink unit with mixer tap and cupboard below. Adjacent work surfaces with cupboards and drawers below. One double, one corner and four single eye level wall cupboards. Ceramic tiled splashbacks to work surfaces. Wall mounted electric heater. Wood effect laminate flooring. Double glazed window to the front aspect. Extractor fan.

Dining Room - 4.253 x 2.102 (13'11" x 6'10")

Double glazed window to the front aspect. Coving to ceiling. Radiator.

Bedroom One - 5.314 max x 2.828 (17'5" max x 9'3")

Double glazed window to the front aspect. Radiator. TV and telephone points. Coving to ceiling. Double built-in wardrobe cupboard with full-height sliding mirror doors.

Bedroom Two - 5.362 max x 2.840 (17'7" max x 9'3")

Double glazed window to the font aspect. Coving to ceiling. Radiator.

Luxury Shower Room - 2.091 x 1.697 (6'10" x 5'6")

Fitted with a modern white suite and complementary fully tiled walls.
Vanity unit wash basin with mixer tap and cupboard below. Double-width shower cubicle. Low level WC. Fitted cupboard and mirror. Chrome heated towel rail. Extractor fan.
Emergency call button at ground floor level.

Lease Details

We understand that there is a 125 year lease which commenced in 2017.
The current service charge is £1,837.35 for the period 1/6/2020 to 30/11/2020. This includes water rates & buildings insurance, maintenance of all communal areas, gardens, lifts etc.
The Ground Rent is £610 per annum, paid in two six monthly instalments.


Essential information on transport links, shops, hospitals & doctors plus schools with their contact details & performance ratings is available on our website: www.lednor.co.uk



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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 - 0.13 miles

4 Key Stage 4

St Mary's Catholic School - 0.32 miles

5 Key Stage 5

St Mary's Catholic School - 0.32 miles

Nearest Public Transport

List of nearest public transport to this property.

* Distances are straight line measurements.

 Train Station

Bishops Stortford Rail Station - 0.25 miles


London Stansted Airport - 4.49 miles

 Coach Station

Bishops Stortford: Holy Trinity Coach Stop - 0.03 miles

 Ferry Port

East India Pier - 25.97 miles


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Bishop's Stortford
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