Mandeville Court,

Mandeville Court, 261 Darkes Lane, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, EN6 1BZ

property description


Mandeville Court

Mandeville Court in Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, is just 18 miles north of central London. Being just half a mile from the main line train station should satisfy those who enjoy a day trip into the city. Potters Bar itself benefits from an array of shops and amenities, including a swimming pool and leisure centre, a tennis club and cricket club Mandeville Court is one of McCarthy & Stones Retirement Living PLUS range (formally Assisted Living) and is facilitated to provide it's homeowners' with extra care. An Estates Manager is on hand to manage the day to day running of the development and attend to any queries you may have. Within the service charge homeowners are allocated 1 hours domestic assistance per week, however, additional hours can be arranged by prior appointment. There are a range of personal care packages to suit your requirement, speak to your Estate Manager for further details.
The development has a homeowners' lounge which is a superb venue for socialising 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. For added convenience there is an onsite waitress service restaurant with freshly cooked meals provided everyday. It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 70 years of age or over.

Apartment Overview

The superbly presented apartment boasts a walk-out balcony accessed from the bedroom, overlooking Potters Bar and enjoying lovely evening sunsets. The spacious living room has ample space for dining. The bedroom benefits from a walk-in wardrobe providing hanging rails and shelving.

Entrance Hall

Front door with spy hole leads to the large entrance hall. The 24-hour Tunstall emergency response speech/pull cord system is situated in the hall. From the hallway there is a door to a walk-in storage cupboard/airing cupboard. Smoke detector. Security door entry system with intercom.

Living Room

Bright and airy room with a large double glazed window allowing the natural light to flood in. There's ample room for a dining table and the electric fire and surround provides a great focal point. TV and telephone points. Two ceiling lights. Power sockets. Glazed double doors lead to separate kitchen.


A fully fitted kitchen with a range of modern base and wall units and drawers. Stainless steel sink unit with drainer sits beneath an auto-opening, double glazed window. Built-in oven with easy access side opening door; ceramic hob with chrome 'chimney style' extractor hood over; integrated fridge and freezer. Ceiling spot lighting, floor tiling..


A unique feature to any apartment , this double bedroom has access, via a double glazed patio door, to the walk out balcony. TV and telephone point. A range of power sockets. Emergency pull-cord. Central ceiling light fitting. Door to walk in wardrobe with fitted shelving and hanging rail. Door to wet room.

Wet Room

Fully tiled purpose built wet room comprising; shower with fitted curtains and support rail. WC; vanity unit wash hand basin and fitted mirror above. Heated towel rail. Emergency pull-cord.

Service Charge

• 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
• Buildings insurance

The service charge for this property is £7.844.84 p.a. up to financial year end 31/03/2023. The Service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV, but does include the cost of your Estates 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 Estates Manager.

Car Parking Scheme

Parking is by allocated space subject to availability. The fee is usually £250.00 per annum. Permits are available on a first come, first served basis. Please check with the Estates Manager on site for availability.

Ground Rent

Annual Charge £435
Ground rent review date: Jan 2029


  • Beautifully presented apartment
  • Spacious bedroom with access to a walk out balcony
  • Modern kitchen with built in appliances
  • Table service restaurant
  • Communal lounge
  • Landscaped gardens
  • 24-hour Estate Management team
  • Guest Suite
  • 1 hour weekly domestic assistance
  • Bespoke care packages available

Property Consultant

Janet Robinson, Property Consultant - East Midlands region

Janet Robinson

0345 556 4120