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Property details

  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
  • 1 reception room


  • Leasehold
  • Communal garden
  • Off street parking
  • Double glazing
  • Wood floors

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City centre over 55s / retirement flat

An immaculate first floor (with lift) one bedroom flat in this top quality Bovis development for over 55s within easy walking distance of the city centre. Enjoying attractive views from the lounge of old Almshouses, the flat has been completely updated, now providing a 'state of the art' kitchen (with window), luxurious replacement shower room, new heaters, feature engineered oak flooring, new carpets, all tastefully decorated. Other benefits of the development include an elegant communal lounge plus patio, on site Manager, 24 hr. Emergency call system, well maintained secluded communal gardens and on site car park. There is a guest flat available for visitors at a nominal overnight charge.

Entrance hall, lounge, fully modernised kitchen with window, bedroom with fitted wardrobe, modern shower room with double width shower.

Main Entrance Door with Security Entry Phone system. Stairs or lift to first floor. Entrance door to:

Entrance hall: Coved ceiling. Night storage heater. Cupboard housing circuit breaker consumer unit. Intercom system to Resident Manager/Control. Security entry phone. Door to:

Lounge: 20'8 into bay x 10'2 (6.29m x 3.09m). Modern wall mounted electric fire with shelf over. Coved ceiling. Night storage heater. Bay window with attractive views of almshouses opposite. Feature engineered oak flooring. Door to:

Kitchen: 7'11 x 7'4 (2.41m x 2.23m) Window to the front of the property. Completely refitted with an excellent range of white base and wall mounted units with under cupboard lights. Inset stainless steel bowl + half single drainer stainless steel sink unit with modern mixer tap. Granite effect work surfaces. Built in electric ceramic hob unit with stainless steel extractor hood over and extra wide storage drawers below. Built in waist height oven. Plumbing for washer/dryer. Space for fridge freezer. Part tiled walls in white. Tiled floor. Four spot ceiling light fitting.

Bedroom: 18' x 8'10 (5.48m x 2.68m) Door from Hall. Window to the front of the property. Coved ceiling. Night storage heater. Built in wardrobes. Airing cupboard.

Shower room: Completely refitted with double width shower, inset wash hand basin with mixer tap, in vanity unit with cupboards under, mirror door cabinet over. Low flush w.c.. Heated towel rail. Fully tiled walls.

Communal lounge: Spacious, elegantly furnished and beautifully maintained, with access to patio area outside.

Communal gardens: Secluded, very attractive and well maintained. Feature gazebo and seating areas.
On site car park

Maintenance charges: £221 approx. Per month, reassessed annually, covering Manager service, Water Rates, Buildings Insurance, communal cleaning/gardening/electricity/alarm system. The figure will require verification from the vendor's solicitors.

Council tax: Band D

EPC rating: B

viewing: By prior appointment please through Richard Gibbs.

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Local Amenities

  • St Albans City 0.3 miles
  • St Albans Abbey 0.7 miles
  • Alban City School 0.1 miles
  • Maple Primary School 0.2 miles

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Local Amenities

  • St Albans City 0.3 miles
  • St Albans Abbey 0.7 miles
  • Alban City School 0.1 miles
  • Maple Primary School 0.2 miles

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Average estimated value for a flat in AL1:

  • £380,867
  • Price decrease

  • -£17,469
  • (-4.385%)
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Price history

Sold prices provided by Land Registry
22nd May 2020 £255,000 Price reduced by £20,000
20th Sep 2018 £275,000 First listed
31st Mar 2016 £216,000 Last sold

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