George House has been designed to support modern living with all apartments featuring walk in wardrobes, Sky+ connection point in living rooms, underfloor heating and camera entry system for use with a standard TV. The development has a dedicated House Manager on site during the day to take care of things and make you feel at home. There's no need to worry about the burden of maintenance costs as the service charge covers the cost of all external maintenance, gardening and landscaping, external window cleaning, buildings insurance, water rates and security systems. All energy costs of the homeowners lounge, function room, reading room, and other communal areas are also covered in the service charge. For your peace of mind the development has TV door entry and 24-hour emergency call systems, should you require assistance. The Homeowners' lounge provides a great space to socialise with friends and family. If your guests have travelled from afar, they can extend their stay by booking into the development Guest Suite (usually for a fee of £25 per night - subject to availability) which has an en-suite shower room, tea and coffee making facilities and a TV. It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 60 years or of age or over.
The charming town of Old Stevenage has a lot to offer with its historic High Street and pedestrianised centre lined with a variety of shops, cafés and restaurants, banks and other essential amenities. The heart of the town is just a few minutes walk from George House where you will find an array of tasty venues to lunch or enjoy a cup of coffee with friends. A particularly popular choice is the Green restaurant, a beautiful Grade II listed building opposite the bowling green or the elegant Cromwell Hotel – a 16th century farmhouse serving locally sourced foods. Homeowners can enjoy quick and convenient access to surrounding areas including Hitchin, Letchworth, Welwyn Garden City and Knebworth. With a variety of shopping facilities and services in the local town centre, as well as convenient features including a relaxing club lounge with East and West-facing roof terraces, George House will make for an ideal place in which to enjoy your retirement.
Solid oak door with spy hole and letter box leads in to entrance hall. The emergency speech module is wall mounted within the hall. Security door entry system. Door to a large walk in storage cupboard which houses the washer/dryer and hot water system, a further, smaller cupboard is also located in the hallway. All other doors lead to the Shower Room, Bedroom and Living Room.
The dual aspect living room benefits from having a Juliette balcony and matching full height double glazed side windows. Two ceiling light points. Sky TV point (subscription fees may apply) and telephone points. Part glazed wooden door leading to the separate kitchen.
A modern fitted kitchen with a large double glazed window fitted with Roman blind and remote opener. Beneath the window sits the stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and drainer. Built in Bosch electric oven with matching microwave above. Four ringed hob with chrome style splash back and matching extractor hood. Integrated fridge/freezer and dishwasher. A range of base and wall storage units. Ceiling and under (wall) unit spot lighting.
This generously sized double bedroom has ample space for bedroom furniture, however, also has a spacious walk in wardrobe with fitted hanging rails and shelving. TV and telephone points. Power points. Double glazed window.
An immaculate modern fitted suite comprising; level access walk in shower with grab rail and fitted screen; WC; vanity unit inset wash hand basin with storage cupboard beneath and a fitted mirror with light above. Wall mounted heated towel rail. Emergency pull-cord. Ceiling spot lights.
•Cleaning of communal windows
•Water rates for communal areas and apartments
•Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
•24-hour emergency call system
•Upkeep of gardens and grounds
•Repairs and maintenance to the interior and exterior communal areas
•Contingency fund including internal and external redecoration of communal areas
The Service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV, but does include the cost of your House Manager, your water rates, our 24-hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas, exterior property maintenance and gardening. To find out more about the service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.
The fee is usually £250 per annum, but may vary by development. Permits are available on a first come, first served basis. Please check with the House Manager on site for availability.
999 years from 1st June 2016
Ground rent: £425 Per Annum
Managed by McCarthy and Stone Management Services