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McCarthy & Stone - Kings Langley, WD4

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This development is subject to planning.

A new development of Retirement Living apartments is subject to planning in Kings Langley. The McCarthy & Stone development will be well-connected with the surrounding area and close to the historic village of Kings Langley. There will be just 40 apartments within the development, creating a close-knit community for homeowners.

Intruder alarms, a camera entry system and fire detection equipment will ensure security throughout the complex, which will also benefit from an on-site House Manager and a 24-hour call system for residents. Each of the proposed high-quality apartments will be fitted with a full kitchen, including an oven, hob and hood. Double glazed windows will maintain energy efficiency and warmth throughout the complex. Every resident at the proposed Kings Langley development will have access to all communal areas, including the homeowners’ Club Lounge, landscaped gardens, and a Guest Suite which will be available for overnight visitors to use. On-site car parking spaces will be available for permit holders.

The proposed development offers good transport links, with Kings Langley train station only 1.1 miles away, linking directly to London Euston in just 28 minutes. The M25 and the M1 motorways are only a few minutes’ drive from the development, and the bus stop is just 100m from the site and has regular bus services to surrounding towns like Berkhamstead, Apsley, Watford and Hemel Hempstead. Kings Langley high street is only a short walk from the proposed development, where residents will find key amenities like a Post Office, library, doctor’s surgery, pharmacy, dental practice and convenience store, as well as a number of cafes, restaurants and independent shops.

Local area

Located in Hertfordshire and within the green belt outside of London, Kings Langley is a historic village in a desirable location. The River Gade and the Grand Union Canal pass through the centre of the village, which is surrounded by green fields and woodland such as Dark Wood, Scatterdells Wood and Kings Langley Common.

As a resident at McCarthy & Stone in Kings Langley you’ll be just a short walk to Kings Langley high street, where you will find a wide range of restaurants, pubs, bars and cafes. There are also plenty of independent shops, as well as local amenities such as a Post Office, pharmacist, doctor’s surgery and convenience store. Close to the high street is Kings Langley Community Centre, which hosts theatre productions from three societies: Kings Langley Players, Kings Langley Light Opera Company, and Revue Variety Company.

Kings Langley has a thriving community, and is a desirable location for those interested in sports as it boasts its own football club, bowls club and cricket club. The bowls club is particularly well-known for having one of the best greens in Hertfordshire. For golfing enthusiasts, Shendish Manor Hotel & Golf Course is within 1.5 miles of the development, and The Grove 5* Hotel Spa and Golf Course is only a ten minute drive away. Kings Langley is easily accessible by car and by public transport. The M25 and the M1 are only a few minutes’ drive, while trains connect to London Euston from Kings Langley in just 28 minutes. Surrounding towns such as Watford (which has more than 130 shops including a John Lewis) and Berkhamsted (home to Berkhamstead castle) can be reached by bus.