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  • 1 bedroom


  • Tenure: Leasehold

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Folio: 14191 We are pleased to be able to offer this one bedroom first floor retirement apartment with balcony, situated in the highly regarded development of Orchard Lea. Orchard Lea Retirement Village is just one mile from the picturesque village of Sawbridgeworth which offers shops, restaurants and leisure facilities. Orchard Lea is a scenic area of over 20 acres which also includes the Rivers hospital, specialist nursing centre and The Lodge community centre where residents can meet and take in all kinds of activities, if desired.

Payments of a monthly service charge take away the worries of heating, lighting costs in your home plus external maintenance including window cleaning, gardening, building insurance, water rates, telephone rental and one meal per day is provided for each resident in the restaurant, if required. An emergency call facility operates 24 hours a day and there is a daily good neighbour check made. Further assistance can be arranged, if required. Internal viewing is highly recommended.


Main Front Door
Main front door leading to:

Communa Lounge Areas
Communal lounge and lobby areas with seating, lighting and fitted carpets, stairs and lift giving access to first floor, solid wooden door leading through into:

Carpteted Entrance Hall
With a large airing cupboard housing a lagged copper cylinder and shelving, access to loft.

Sitting Room
15' 2" x 11' 8" (4.62m x 3.56m) with a t.v. Aerial point, thermostat control, ceiling light and fan, fitted carpet. The main feature of this room is the westerly facing decked balcony ideal for a small table and two access, accessed via sliding doors.

7' 10" x 7' 6" (2.39m x 2.29m) comprising a stainless steel single bowl, single drainer stainless steel sink with hot and cold taps and cupboard under, further range of matching base and eye level units with a complementary tiled surround, incorporating a four ring Whirlpool electric hob and built-in oven and grill, built-in washer/dryer and fridge/freezer to remain, double glazed window to side, vinyl flooring.

11' 2" x 9' 10" (3.40m x 3.00m) with a feature double glazed bay window to front providing views onto communal courtyard garden, built-in dressing table and drawers, built-in wardrobe with mirrored doors.

Shower Room
Comprising a double basin shower with sliding doors, fully tiled surrounds, hand rail and fitted seat, wall mounted shower, pedestal wash hand basin, flush w.c., fully tiled walls, wall mounted Dimplex heater, opaque double glazed window to side, towel rail, electric shaver point, mirrored cabinet, fitted carpet.

125 years from 1992.

Service Charge
For single occupancy approx. £221.27 per week; this payment includes heating, lighting, external maintenance, window cleaning, gardening, buildings insurance, water rates, and one three course meal a day is provided for each resident in the restaurant. For double occupancy the price is £313.25 per week.

Local Authority
East Herts District Council
Band ‘D’

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Local Amenities

  • Sawbridgeworth 1.1 miles
  • Harlow Mill 1.2 miles
  • High Wych Church of England Primary School 0.7 miles
  • Mandeville Primary School 0.7 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Sawbridgeworth 1.1 miles
  • Harlow Mill 1.2 miles
  • High Wych Church of England Primary School 0.7 miles
  • Mandeville Primary School 0.7 miles

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Sold prices provided by Land Registry
17th Dec 2020 £217,500 Price reduced by £2,450
2nd Sep 2019 £219,950 Price reduced by £15,050
16th May 2019 £235,000 First listed
2nd Jun 2017 £235,000 Last sold

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