St. Stephens Hill, St. Albans

Sold Subject to Contract £520,000


PROPERTY DETAILS

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Offered for sale with vacant possession in this award-winning gated development, a two bedroom, two bathroom ground floor apartment with two allocated parking spaces. Well maintained by the present owners this property offers almost1000 sq ft of luxury accommodation in private surroundings. A handsome mixture of original Edwardian and carefully harmonised modern development, it is located only minutes from Verulamium Park with its lake, leisure centre and Roman museum. St Albans Cathedral and the city centre are a pleasant walk through the Park. Access to main routes north and south is swift and there is a large Waitrose within 5 minutes drive of the flat. The property therefore offers gracious living or can be presented as a substantial rental income proposition.

Entrance Hall

A large entrance hall comprising coved ceiling, airing cupboard housing gas central-heating unit and shelved storage. Additional large built-in storage cupboard. Radiators. Oak flooring. The up-to-date Viessmann boiler, combined with high-quality overall insulation in the building, makes for an efficient and fast-acting system that is economical to run.

Kitchen/Diner

A luxury range of wall and base-mounted units with granite work tops and upstands. Inset sink and drainer with mixer tap. Siemens integrated appliances to include fridge/freezer, gas hob, extractor, oven, microwave, dishwasher and washer/dryer. Down lighters. Tiled flooring. Radiator. Double glazed window to side.

Living Room

Double glazed doors to front. Radiators. Secluded patio with view over gardens. Excellent green privacy.

Master Bedroom

Well lit with French door and window to front. Coved ceiling. Radiator. Door to.

En Suite

A half tiled shower room comprising double shower cubicle. Low level WC. Pedestal wash hand basin. Shaver point. Radiator. Extractor fan. Down lighters. Tiled flooring.

Bedroom Two

Green aspect with French door and window to front. Coved ceiling. Radiator.

Bathroom

A half tiled bathroom suite comprising panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment. Low level WC. Pedestal wash hand basin. Shaver point. Radiator. Extractor fan. Down lighters. Tiled flooring.

Communal Grounds

Beautifully well-maintained front gardens, grounds and driveway – all of a substantial size. Secluded upper back garden adjacent to flats with wildflower meadow. By agreement, residents can gain direct access to Verulamium Park via a private gate

Parking

Two allocated parking spaces.

Lease

105 years remaining.

Service Charge

£3,060 for year 2022. Normally around £220 per month to cover all exterior maintenance and insurance premiums but this year the owners decided to increase the charge temporarily to £255 per month to build up our reserves for the future. There is no involvement of any external company and charges are completely within the control of all the owners.

Ground Rent

£200 per annum fixed until 2032, and capped thereafter.