Edward House

Edward House, Peggs Lane, Gascoyne Way, Hertford

property description


Edwards House

Edward House features 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.

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

Apartment Overview

This beautifully presented one bedroom apartment is situated on the third floor which can be easily accessed by two lifts which are nearby. The apartment is neutrally decorated throughout enabling buyers to 'make it their own!' Underfloor heating throughout. *viewings advised*

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.


Beautifully bright and spacious room with a double glazed doors which open inwards to expose a Juliet balcony which allow lots of natural light in. The room provides ample space for dining. Two ceiling light points. TV point with Sky+ connectivity (subscription fees may apply). Telephone point. A range of raised power sockets. Glazed wooden door 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 white 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 waist height electric oven with microwave above and four ring hob with extractor hood. Integrated fridge and freezer. Central ceiling light point. Tiled floor.


A generously sized double bedroom with a walk in wardrobe with shelving and hanging rails. This room has a full length window. Ceiling light points. TV and telephone point. A range of raised power sockets. Emergency pull-cord.

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.

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: £7,247.46 pa (for financial year ending 07/22)

Lease Information

Lease Length: 999 years from 1st Jan 2018
Ground Rent: £435


  • Onsite table service bistro
  • Domestic assistance (1hr included in service charge - additional hours by arrangement)
  • Local amenities are close to the development
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Guest suite for family and friends
  • Estates manager + 24-hour on-site staffing
  • Wi-Fi in homeowners lounge + function room
  • Laundry room

Property Consultant

Georgia Brown, Property Consultant - East Midlands region

Georgia Brown

0345 556 4120