Edward House,

Edward Court, Peggs Lane, Gascoyne Way, Hertford

property description


Edwards House

Edward House features XX purpose built apartments, exclusively for those over 70. The apartments feature a modern bedroom, kitchen and living room, as well as fire detection equipment, an intruder alarm and a camera entry system that can be used with a standard TV.

The complex also has an on-site car park, landscaped gardens, Bistro restaurant, Guest Suite for overnight visitors and a communal lounge with Wi-Fi and patio area. There is also a lift access to all floors and a mobility scooter charging room. Retirement Living PLUS - Luxurious and low maintenance private apartments in great locations, exclusive to the over the 70’s. Benefit from an onsite restaurant or bistro, plus the option of bespoke domestic and personal care packages

Hertford is considered one of the best places to live in the UK and the McCarthy Stone Retirement Living PLUS development boasts an enviable position right in front of the Hertford Castle. You'll also be within walking distance to everything Hertford has to offer, including a variety of shops, restaurants and pubs in the town centre, just moments away.

The Apartment

A beautiful purpose built retirement apartment, with dual a aspect living room creating a very bright and airy living space. The apartment is to include all the appliances, carpets, curtains and light fittings, meaning it is ready for someone to move straight in stress free.

Entrance Hall

Front door with spy hole leads to the large entrance hall - the 24-hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord system is situated in the hall. From the hallway there is a door to a storage/airing cupboard with shelving. Illuminated light switches, smoke detector, apartment security door entry system with intercom are located in the hall. Doors lead to the lounge, bedroom and wet room.

Living Room

The room has a dual aspect outlook, and double glazed doors which open inwards to expose a Juliette balcony. Two ceiling light points. TV point with Sky+ connectivity (subscription fees may apply). Telephone point. A range of power sockets. Glazed wooden double doors opening to separate kitchen.


The kitchen is offered in a like new condition. There are a range of base and wall units finished in a modern high gloss. The wall units have under unit spot lighting. Roll edge work surfaces with matching splash back. The stainless steel sink unit, with drainer, is positioned in front of the double glazed window. Built in electric oven with space above for a microwave. Integrated fridge and freezer. Central ceiling light point. Tiled floor. Underfloor heating.


A generously sized double bedroom with a large built in wardrobe. Ceiling light fitting. TV and power points. Emergency pull-cord. Walk in wardrobe. Double glazed window.

Wet Room

A modern purpose built wet room with walk in shower fitted with grab rails. Wall hung WC with concealed cistern. Wash hand basin. A fitted mirror is positioned above the wash basin. Emergency pull-cord.

Allocated Parking Space

The apartment comes with it's own allocated parking space.

Development Highlights

~ Local amenities are close to the development

~ Bright and airy Wellness Suite coming soon

~ Spacious communal lounge

~ Fantastic bistro style restaurant serving hot food and snacks

~ Beautiful sunny landscaped gardens with communal patio

~ Friendly qualified team on site 24/7, 365 days a year

Lease Information

Lease length - 999 years from 1st Jan 2018.

Service Charge (breakdown)

•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 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.


  • Retirement Living PLUS - offering bespoke care packages
  • Estates Manager + 24-hour on-site staffing
  • Domestic assistance (1hr included in service charge - additional hours by arrangement)
  • Personal care packages available from the onsite CQC registered care agency
  • Wi-Fi in Homeowners lounge and Function room
  • Table service restaurant
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Laundry room
  • Full wheelchair access
  • Mobility scooter charging point

Property Consultant

Georgia Brown, Property Consultant - East Midlands region

Georgia Brown

0345 556 4120