A one bedroom GROUND FLOOR apartment with its own small private patio to front. 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). In brief the accommodation comprises:
Solid wooden panelled door leading to:
Large Carpeted Entrance Hall
With an airing cupboard with a lagged copper cylinder and shelving.
15ft x 11ft 2in (4.57m x 3.40m) with a double glazed window to front, sliding double glazed patio doors to front, t.v. aerial point, fitted carpet, telephone point, thermostat control to wall.
10ft 6in x 8ft (3.20m x 2.44m) comprising a stainless steel single bowl, single drainer sink with hot and cold taps and cupboard under, further range of matching base and eye level units, four-ring ceramic electric hob, extractor hood, oven and grill, recess and plumbing for washer/dryer, positioning for fridge, double glazed window to side, coving to ceiling, fitted carpet.
11ft 2in x 9ft 10in (3.40m x 3.00m) with a double glazed window to side, built-in wardrobe, thermostat control to wall, fitted carpet.
Comprising a tiled shower cubicle, cistern enclosed flush w.c., wash hand basin set into unit with cupboard beneath, opaque double glazed window to side, tiled wall, extractor fan, fitted carpet, heated towel rail, electric shaver socket to wall.
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 depend on requirements.