Isabella House,

Isabella House, Hale Road, Gascoyne Way, Hertford, Hertfordshire, SG13 8EN

property description


Isabella House

Isabelle House has been, designed, constructed, and now managed by McCarthy & Stone, who know that attention to detail makes all the difference. This apartment has been carefully designed with the owners safety and comfort in mind. The development is 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 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, with an additional £30 per stay due to extra cleaning requirement following Covid - 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.

Local Area

Dating back from the 10th century, Hertford is a lovely old market town with plenty of things to see and do. Four rivers, the Beane, Rib, Mimram and Lea all converge in Hertford and flow on to join the River Thames, which make it a very picturesque town with lots of green trees spread across the riverbanks. Hertford offers great public transport links - it has two train stations, Hertford East and Hertford North, both of which are within walking distance from the McCarthy & Stone Retirement Living development. Hertford East can have you in London in under an hour, while Hertford North runs a direct service to London Kings Cross on the weekends.

Transport Links

The development offers great transport links, with Hertford East Railway Station 0.5 miles away. There are also convenience stores within 0.5 miles, including a Marks & Spencer and Tesco Superstore. For a bit of culture, Hertford Theatre and Hertford Museum are both under 0.3 miles away. You will also find Hertford Castle just 0.4 miles away, with beautiful grounds to explore and regular events.

Entrance Hall

Solid oak door with spy hole and letter box. Emergency speech module. Security door entry system. Door to storage cupboard. All other doors leading to; Main Shower Room, Bedroom and Living Room.

Living Room

A good sized living room with space for a small dining table. A large double glazed patio door gives access to a walk out balcony. Two ceiling light points. Sky TV point (subscription fees may apply) and telephone points.


A modern fitted kitchen with a double glazed window overlooking the communal gardens. Beneath the window sits the stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and drainer. Built in oven with matching microwave above. Four ringed hob with chrome style splash back and matching extractor hood. Integrated fridge/freezer. A range of high gloss base and wall storage units. Ceiling and under unit spot lighting.


A well presented double bedroom with large double glazed window. Light fitting. TV and telephone points. Power points. Walk in wardrobe providing plenty of storage and hanging space.

Shower Room

A stunning modern fitted suite comprising; level access walk in shower; WC, vanity unit wash hand basin with storage cupboard beneath and a fitted mirror with light above. Wall mounted heated towel rail. Ceiling spot lights.

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. To find out more about the service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.

Service charge: £3,173.70 pa (for financial year ending 07/22)

Lease Information

Ground Rent: £425pa
Lease Length: 999 years from Jan 2018


  • One Bedroom Retirement Apartment
  • Modern Fitted Kitchen
  • Living Room with Balcony
  • Stunning Shower Room
  • Bedroom with Walk-in Wardrobe
  • Communal Lounge where social events take place
  • House Manager on-site during office hours
  • 24-Hour emergency call systems
  • Roof Terraces + Reading Room
  • Function Room - private hire from around £25

Property Consultant

Georgia Brown, Property Consultant - East Midlands region

Georgia Brown

0345 556 4120