No bars, no signal predictedOne bar, reliable signal unlikelyTwo bars, may experience problems with connectivityThree bars, likely to have good coverage and receive a data rate to support basic web servicesFull bars, likely to have good coverage indoors and to receive an enhanced data rate to support multimedia services
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1 bedroom retirement property for sale

Pond Court, The Ridgeway, Hitchin
Retirement property
1 bed
1 bath
EPC rating: C*
441 sq ft / 41 sq m

Key information

Tenure: Leasehold
Council tax, if payable: Band C
Broadband: Super-fast 80Mbps *
Mobile signal: 
EE O2 Three Vodafone
Water: Mains supply
Heating: Double glazing, Electric
Electricity: Mains supply
Sewerage: Ask agent
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Property description & features

  • Tenure: Leasehold
  • OVER 60`S
A CHARMING PURPOSE BUILT GROUND FLOOR ONE BEDROOM RETIREMENT APARTMENT, conveniently situated in this attractive modern complex just off the village High Street with local shops catering for everyday needs, pharmacy, butchers, St. Giles Church, bus routes on hand to both Hitchin and Welwyn Garden City. The accommodation comprises entrance hall with security system, sitting room with direct access to a patio seating area, newly fitted kitchen, bedroom with fitted furniture, newly fitted shower room. Benefits include night storage heating, double glazing, care/security alarm system, laundry room, resident's manager and use of communal lounge with kitchen area and conservatory. Surrounded by delightfully landscaped gardens with pond and seating area, visitor parking, guest suite available on request. VIEWING HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

Front Door from Main Hallway with Security System

Entrance Hall:
Spacious hallway with large storage cupboard housing meters and offering extra storage, wall mounted heater, entry phone system.

Sitting Room:
Electric coal effect feature fire with ornamental surround, wall mounted heater, double glazed windows and doors to personal patio area, telephone point, television point, wall lights, power points, opening to:

Bright kitchen area with window overlooking the patio area, comprising a range of matching fitted wall and base units with Corian work surfaces and splash backs, Neff electric oven and hob with extractor over, stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, integrated fridge and freezer, tiled floor, power points.

Range of fitted wardrobes with built in cupboards and drawers, over head cupboards, bedside cabinets, double glazed window overlooking the rear gardens, wall mounted heater, power points.

Shower Room:
Walk in shower with recess seating area, handrail, wash hand basin with mirror fronted cabinet and lighting above, low level w.c., heated towel rail, tiled walls and flooring, extractor fan.

Being ground floor the apartment has the luxury of a private patio area, pot plants, path leading to patio door into the sitting room. The surroundings offer landscaped communal gardens, mainly laid to lawn with shrubs, flower beds and mature trees, well stocked ornamental fish pond with seating area, visitor parking and path leading to the main building and security gated entrance to the village High Street.

Main Building Facilities:
Use of the communal residents Lounge, Kitchen area and Conservatory. Lift to all floors, residents' manager and Laundry Room.

Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.

Places of interest

    Started in 1991 by Paul and Elsa Raine the company has always strived to be at the forefront of the estate agency market with an emphasis on high levels of service, communication, honesty, friendliness and a reputation to be proud of. By making sure that they employ some of the best people with the same values and high levels of work ethics, Raine and co has ensured success in every field. In the property market location is the key and Raine and Co has become one of the largest and most respected independent estate agents in Hertfordshire with modern, prominent offices located strategically to support each other in busy positions in Potters Bar, Hatfield, St Albans (City Centre), St Albans East, Codicote, Stevenage, Cheshunt, Broxbourne and Mayfair, London. Over the years Raine and Co has successfully expanded into Residential Lettings, Property Management, Block Management, Land Sales, Development, New Homes, Property Investment, Financial Services, Commercial Sales, Commercial Lettings and International properties with their very own Raine International office located in Nueva Andalucia, Spain while always making sure that the same core values and high service levels are met and exceeded. The Directors of Raine and Co strongly believe that the profession should be regulated and as a result are members of The National Association of Estate Agents, The Association of Residential Letting Agents, The National Approved Letting Scheme and The Ombudsmen for Estate Agents. Our Hatfield, Potters Bar and Codicote offices have also been chosen by The Relocation Agent Network as the Best Independent Estate Agents in their respective areas whilst our Stevenage office is an associate member.

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    Broadband availability and predicted speed: obtained from Ofcom on December 20, 2021

    Broadband speed is measured in megabits per second, with the number returned showing how fast the connection is. Each reading is based on the highest predicted speed of any major broadband network for services that deliver the download speeds. The following are the different readings that we may display:

    Basic: Up to 30 Mbit/s
    Super-fast: Between 30 Mbit/s and 300 Mbit/s
    Ultra-fast: Over 300 Mbit/s

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    Mobile phone signal availability and predicted strength: obtained from Ofcom on January 5, 2022

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    Clear: No bars, no signal predicted
    Red: One bar, reliable signal unlikely
    Amber: Two bars, may experience problems with connectivity
    Green: Three bars, likely to have good coverage and receive a data rate to support basic web services
    Enhanced: Full bars, likely to have good coverage indoors and to receive an enhanced data rate to support multimedia services

    Energy Performance data and Internal floor area: obtained on September 4, 2020 from The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 or the Home Report if in relation to a residential property in Scotland.

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    *Call rate information

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