£127,000 Guide price

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


A completely refurbished one bedroom ground floor flat in this popular retirement development.
The property is in immaculate condition and has the benefit of Upvc double glazing and upgraded electric heating.
The accommodation comprises; Entrance hall, bedroom, Refitted shower room,refitted kitchen, spacious and bright lounge/dining room with balcony with a fantastic view over Sworders Field and the River Stort.

Castle View is a well regarded warden-assisted development for the over 60's with excellent communal facilities comprising; Reception area, House manager's office, laundry room with hair-washing amenities, bathroom and lifts to all floors. On the first floor there is a resident's conservatory and lounge which is used for social occasions and meetings. There is also a guest suite for overnight visitors.
Outside, there are well tended gardens to the rear and one side with seating areas. To the front there is a parking area for residents and visitors.
The development is conveniently located close to the town centre and is less than half a mile from the mainline railway station. EPC Band D.
Main Entrance

Door to lobby with entryphone system and door leading to:

Reception Area

House manager's office. Two lifts providing access to all floors. Laundry room. Door leading to the rear hall which has stairs leading to all floors.

Private accommodation

Front door to

Entrance Hall

Built-in Storage cupboard. Door to bedroom and:

Living Room - 5.279 x 3.618 (17'3" x 11'10")

Double glazed window. Double glazed French doors leading to the balcony. TV and telephone points. Two modern Creda electric storage heaters. Wall mounted entryphone and call/monitoring system.

Sun Balcony

Enclosed by a wrought iron balustrade. There is a fantastic view over the children's playground, Sworder's field and the castle gardens.

Fitted Kitchen - 2.127 1.734 (6'11" 5'8")

Fitted with a range of modern gloss white units and granite effect work surfaces.
Stainless steel single drainer sink unit with mixer tap. Adjacent work surfaces with cupboards below. Stainless steel cooker extractor hood. Ceramic tiled floor. Spaces for cooker and fridge/freezer. Five eye level wall cupboards plus shelving. Double glazed window to the rear aspect also overlooking the park.


Built-in airing cupboard housing hot and cold water tanks which were replaced in April 2019.
Door to:

Shower Room - 2.217 x 1.704 (7'3" x 5'7")

Refitted with a modern white suite and complementary tiling.
Vanity unit wash basin with mixer tap and cupboard below. Low level WC. Quadrant shower cubicle. Chrome heated towel rail. Two double glazed windows to the side aspect. Ceramic tiled floor.

Bedroom - 2.881 x 3.409 (9'5" x 11'2")

Double glazed window. Modern Creda electric storage heater.

Communal Gardens

To the front of the building there is a patio area with seating, flower bed and antique-style coach lights. Car parking 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 secure fence. To the other side, there is another area of enclosed garden.

Resident's Lounge

Located on the first floor.

This room is used for social events and meetings.


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

Laundry Room

Located on the ground floor.
Two Dimplex storage heaters, shaver light and point, enamel butler sink, hair-washing basin, three washing machines, tumble dryer.

Guest Suite

The guest suite is available for visitors to the development at a cost of £15 per night. This facility is booked via the house manager.

Lease Details

The lease is for a period of 125 years commencing in 1989.
Ground rent is £100.00 per annum.
Current Service charge is £235.23 per month. This includes buildings insurance, water rates, window cleaning, house managers costs, lighting, heating and maintenance of the communal areas and gardens.


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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 - 0.27 miles

4 Key Stage 4

White Trees Independent School - 0.3 miles

5 Key Stage 5

Hockerill Anglo-European College - 0.31 miles

Nearest Public Transport

List of nearest public transport to this property.

* Distances are straight line measurements.

 Train Station

Bishops Stortford Rail Station - 0.23 miles


London Stansted Airport - 4.34 miles

 Coach Station

Bishops Stortford: Holy Trinity Coach Stop - 0.15 miles

 Ferry Port

East India Pier - 26.05 miles


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Bishop's Stortford
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