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1 bed flat for sale

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High Street, Berkhamsted HP4

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Property features

  • Underground Parking
  • Communal Gardens
  • Lovely community
  • 5 minutes to the high street
  • Guest room for visitors
  • Safe and secure

Property description

**looking to purchase A property? Register your details direct with sterling to find out about new listings long before they reach the property websites**A wonderful top floor retirement apartment with lift access from the ground floor and presented in immaculate decorative order and boasting wonderful communal gardens, community reception room and underground parking.

The Apartment

The very well presented accommodation includes a well set out sitting room and dining area. It is directly adjacent to the kitchen, which comprises of modern eye and base level units with integrated appliances, including a fridge, freezer, fan-assisted electric oven with ceramic hob and canopy above and a microwave oven.

The bedroom is bright and airy with two double wardrobes. The bathroom comprises of a panel enclosed bath with shower over, vanity wash hand basin and concealed cistern WC (all with chrome fittings), inset mirror with down lighting, fully tiled walls and a heated towel rail.

The property also benefits from efficient electric heating and hot water, sealed unit timber frame double glazed windows, cornice ceiling and attractive white painted panel doors. It also has a care-line 24 hour emergency call system.

Private Community Spaces For Residents

Directly off the communal hallway, on the ground floor, is access to a superb residents' lounge with attached kitchen and library area, which in turn has doors leading directly out to a southerly facing courtyard-style garden, which has a number of areas of well maintained raised beds, as well as various vantage points to enjoy it from. Gilhams Court also has a laundry room and a guest suite, for visitors, which has an en suite, and is chargeable at just £20.00 per night. There are also security cameras to main entrances, recharging facilities for battery cars and assisted living lifestyle options. All communal areas are fully heated and sumptuously carpeted and there is an Estate Manager's office.

Should a resident be a car-owner, there is access to an underground garage, which has generous parking. In addition to this, the second block of Gilhams Court also has parking outside.

Lease Information

Lease Details: 125 years from 01/09/2005
Service Charge: £3,200 pa Ground Rent: £400 pa

Services - Mains water, drainage and electricity.

Council Tax

Council Tax Band: C £1,780.31

The Location

Discover the enchanting allure of Berkhamsted, nestled in the heart of Hertfordshire. With its rich history, picturesque landscapes, and vibrant community, this captivating town offers an exceptional living experience. Immerse yourself in the historical charm of Berkhamsted as you stroll through the town centre lined with beautiful period architecture. From the remnants of Berkhamsted Castle, a magnificent 11th-century stronghold, to the elegant Georgian and Victorian buildings that grace the town, every corner is steeped in stories of the past including our very own shop which is grade II star listed and reputed to be the oldest timber framed shop in the country!

Berkhamsted Town

Berkhamsted is a haven for nature lovers, with its idyllic surroundings and close proximity to the Chiltern Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Explore the stunning countryside on foot or by bike, and revel in the tranquillity of the rolling hills and ancient woodlands. In addition to its natural beauty, Berkhamsted offers a vibrant and thriving community. Experience the warmth and friendliness of the locals as you browse the eclectic range of independent shops, boutiques, and bustling markets on Wednesday and Saturday. Delight in the array of charming cafes, restaurants, and traditional pubs, where you can savour delicious cuisine and enjoy convivial gatherings.

Transport Links

Excellent transport links make Berkhamsted an ideal location for commuters. With its own train station offering direct access to London Euston in under 40 minutes, as well as easy access to major road networks via A41 and M25, this town effortlessly combines a peaceful countryside setting with convenient connections to the capital and beyond.

Agents Information For Buyers

Please be aware, that should you wish to make an offer for this property, we will require the following information before we enter negotiations:
1. Copy of your mortgage agreement in principal.
2. Evidence of deposit funds, if equity from property sale confirmation of your current mortgage balance i.e. Your most recent mortgage statement, if monies in your bank account are the most up-to-date balances.
3. Passport photo id for all connected purchasers and a utility bill.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

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Property value data/graphs for HP4

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £1,152,260 £489 4.2 £1,160,416
Semi-detached £735,899 £486 3.3 £730,175
Terraced £782,484 £512 2.9 £571,764
Flats £428,386 £458 1.9 £351,408

Current asking prices in HP4

Average: £825,037
Avg. current asking prices in HP4
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £315,000
Flats £286,786
- -
All £290,312

Current asking rents in HP4

Average: £1,761 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in HP4
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £693 pcm
- - - £4,125 pcm
Flats £1,066 pcm
£2,050 pcm
- - -
All £942 pcm
£2,050 pcm
- - £4,126 pcm

Fun facts for HP4

Highest value in HP4
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Ashridge Park £2,696,267
Frithsden Copse £2,581,795
Hudnall Common £2,001,077
Ivy House Lane £1,587,263
Anglefield Road £1,582,593
Highest turnover in HP4
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Brakynbery 50.0%
Stag Lane 45.0%
Friars Field 44.4%
Whybrow Gardens 42.1%
St. Margarets Close 40.0%
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Monthly running costs Beta

£1,029 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 22,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 2.0
Your payment £839 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Your home or property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.


Gas £16 Electricity £31 Estimated energy cost £47/mo

Similar properties could save up to £139

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Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 6100 kWh/year
Electricity: 2000 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority


Estimated tax band B Council tax cost £124 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.


Supply £9 Sewerage £10 Estimated water cost £19 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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