£209,995 Guide price

1 bedroom Retirement Property for sale
St Catherines Court, Bishop's Stortford


A truly unique ground floor one bedroom flat in this sought after retirement development.
It has it's own access door to the well maintained communal gardens just outside the flat and incorporates a larger than average living space.

Communal areas comprise: Entrance & reception area with house manager's office, stairs & lift to all floors, residents lounge, laundry room, guest suite & superbly maintained communal gardens which surround the building. There is a large car park with ample parking for owners & visitors.

The private accommodation comprises: Entrance hall with walk-in storage cupboard, spacious enlarged lounge/dining room with lots of natural light provided by windows on 2 aspects, kitchen with built-in oven & hob, double bedroom with lots of fitted wardrobes & storage, modern shower room with a large walk-in shower cubicle.

St Catherine's Court was constructed in 1991 & has been a popular choice for retired people ever since. It is located on the outskirts of the town centre & served by local buses with stops close by plus the very useful Stort Shuttle Bus which circulates around the town stopping at various key points including shopping areas, hospital & station.
EPC Band C.
Secure access with entryphone

Entrance door leads to:

Reception Area

An attractive and carpeted entrance area where the house manager's office is located.
Stairs and lift provide access to all floors.

Private Entrance Hall

Built-in airing cupboard with automatic light. Adjacent walk-in storage cupboard with automatic light.
Wall mounted entryphone. Electric storage heater.

Lounge/Dining Room - 5.324 x 4.815 (17'5" x 15'9")

An extremely spacious reception room which is well lit by double glazed windows on two aspects. These include a box bay window and double opening French doors which lead out to an area of communal garden where there is space for a table and chairs.
Two electric storage heaters. TV point. Door to:

Kitchen - 2.966 x 1.862 (9'8" x 6'1")

Single drainer, one and a half bowl sink unit with mixer tap and cupboard below. Adjacent and opposite work surfaces with cupboards and drawers below. Integrated appliances include: Stainless steel built-in oven, ceramic hob and chimney style cooker extractor hood. Seven single eye level wall cupboards plus shelving. Ceramic tiled splashbacks to the work surfaces. Space for upright fridge/freezer. Double glazed window.

Bedroom - 3.970 plus wardrobe recess x 2.651 (13'0" plus wardrobe recess x 8'8")

Extensive range of fitted wardrobe cupboards, bedside units, dressing table and wall mounted storage cupboards over a double bed recess. One of the fitted wardrobes provides access to a built-in storage area behind it.
Electric storage heater. Double glazed window. TV point.

Shower Room - 2.222 x 1.565 (7'3" x 5'1")

Recently updated, fitted with a modern white suite and complementary fully tiled walls.
Vanity unit wash basin with mixer tap and cupboard below. Low level WC. Large walk-in shower cubicle with glazed screen and grab rails. Chrome electric heated towel rail. Extractor fan. Wood effect flooring.

Communal Gardens

The superbly maintained gardens surround the building and there are two patio/seating areas, one of which is just around the corner from this property.

There is the added advantage of direct access from this flat to the garden where there is room to put a small table and chairs.

The car park has numerous parking spaces for residents use plus plenty of parking for visitors.

Residents Lounge

Located on the lower ground floor is a spacious lounge which is used by the residents for various social events and meetings. There is a small kitchen attached to this room for resident's use. There is also a cloakroom close-by.

Guest Suite

This is available for overnight guests at a cost of £20 per night and is bookable via the house manager.

Laundry Room

Well equipped with two high quality commercial washing machines and tumble dryers.
There is a well organised booking system for the residents to use this equipment.

View of St Michael's Church

There is lovely view across neighbouring properties to the church.

Lease Details

There is a 125 year lease which commenced in 1991.
Ground rent is currently £184.07 1/2 yearly.
Service charge is currently £258.74 per month.


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

Windhill21 - 0.05 miles

4 Key Stage 4

St Mary's Catholic School - 0.08 miles

5 Key Stage 5

St Mary's Catholic School - 0.08 miles

Nearest Public Transport

List of nearest public transport to this property.

* Distances are straight line measurements.

 Train Station

Bishops Stortford Rail Station - 0.48 miles


London Stansted Airport - 4.74 miles

 Coach Station

Bishops Stortford: Holy Trinity Coach Stop - 0.26 miles

 Ferry Port

East India Pier - 25.9 miles


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Lednor & Company
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Bishop's Stortford
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