Folio: 14878 A unique one bedroom ground floor apartment with part vaulted ceilings and its own small private patio. Set in the Orchard Lea retirement village for the over 55’s which enjoys 20 scenic acres including the Rivers private hospital and specialist nursing centre and communal area. Orchard Lea is in a semi-rural setting on the outskirts of Sawbridgeworth with shops for your day to day needs, restaurants, public houses, local GP surgery, public library and mainline railway station serving London Liverpool Street and Cambridge.
The property is a rarely available and desirable ground floor apartment with a small paved garden to the front. Payments of a monthly service charge takes away all the worries of heating and lighting costs in your home plus external maintenance, window cleaning, garden, building insurance, water rates, telephone rental and one 3 course meal per day is provided for each resident in the restaurant, if required. The emergency call facility operates 24 hours a day and there is a daily neighbourhood check (further assistance can be arranged if need be).
Main Front Door
Leading through into:
Communal Lounge Areas
Communal lounge and lobby areas with seating, lighting and fitted carpets, leading to solid wooden entrance door taking you to the front door of the flat with a key safe:
Carpeted Entrance Hall
With a large storage cupboard housing consumer unit, thermostat to wall, door leading through into:
Spacious Open Plan Sitting Room/Kitchen
12' 8" x 11' (3.86m x 3.35m) with a sliding double glazed door giving access onto communal gardens, 11’10 high vaulted ceiling, structural timbers, t.v. aerial point, air conditioning unit, leading through into:
13' 2" x 6' 8" (4.01m x 2.03m) comprising matching base and eye level units with a rolled edge worktop over, stainless steel single bowl, single drainer sink with hot and cold taps, integrated four ring electric hob with oven and grill beneath and extractor hood above, slimline dishwasher, washing machine, integrated fridge and freezer, contemporary tiled surrounds, 13’8 vaulted ceiling, structural timbers, thermostat control to wall.
10' 8" x 10' 4" (3.25m x 3.15m) with an array of built-in wardrobes to one side of the room, air conditioning unit, structural timbers, double glazed window to front, fitted carpet.
A fully tiled room comprising a wet room style shower with Mira power shower, flush w.c., wash hand basin set in to a tiled vanity unit with cupboard beneath, electric shaver socket, spotlighting to ceiling, heated towel rail.
There are large sunny communal gardens with pathways through to seating areas. There are beautifully landscaped, easterly facing and kept in good condition weekly by a gardener.
125 years from 1992
For a one bedroom unit, single occupancy is £232.33 per week and double occupancy is £290.78 per week. This fee covers a daily three course luncheon, all heating and lighting, water rates, telephone rental, 24-hour aid call, buildings insurance, external maintenance, external window cleaning and gardening.
There is also a wide range of additional services available as and when you require including housekeeping, hairdressing and handyman services, prices of which depends on requirements.
There is under floor heating controlled by individual room stats, plus heated ceilings as well.
East Herts District Council