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Ground Rent A recurring payment issued by the tenant to the landlord or property management firm. Read our glossary page

£350.0 per year

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Annual Service Charge An estate's shared area expenses, such as building insurance, lighting, cleaning, and maintenance, are typically covered by a periodic payment that is commonly made on a yearly basis. Read our glossary page

£1525.0

Length of Lease The duration of time you have acquired the leasehold, or the right to reside in a property. Read our glossary page

114 years left


Nearest Stations

  • Letchworth Rail Station - 0.5 miles
  • Hitchin Rail Station - 1.8 miles
  • Baldock Rail Station - 2.5 miles
  • Arlesey Rail Station - 3.8 miles
  • Stevenage Rail Station - 5.2 miles
THE PROPERTY
This attractive 2/3 bedroom split-level apartment forms part of a superb conversion of a former school, which means that this is a splendid blend of modern convenience and real character. The spacious living room provides sitting, dining and kitchen areas and the study can also be used as an occasional third bedroom.

The master bedroom boasts an en suite shower room. The second bedroom is also a double and the family bathroom is large and well-appointed.

Constructed of cavity brickwork under a tiled roof, the apartment benefits from sealed unit double-glazing and gas fired central heating.

THE OUTSIDE
Old Westbury's grounds extend to over one and a half acres and include very well maintained communal gardens and parking areas. The gardens include neatly kept lawns, herbaceous beds and borders and ornamental shrubs and hedges.

The apartment benefits from two allocated parking spaces.

Communal bin and bicycle stores.

THE LOCATION
Old Westbury is conveniently located in tree-lined West View within a conservation area, just half a mile south-west of the town centre and only 0.6 of a mile from the mainline railway station. Letchworth Garden City is on the Cambridge to London Kings Cross mainline with the fastest service to London Kings Cross taking just 29 minutes and Cambridge 28 minutes away in the other direction. Junction 9 on the A1(M) is 2.2 miles away by car.

Designed in the early 20th Century to combine the benefits of town and country, Letchworth Garden City was the world's first example of this concept and succeeds to this day in achieving its aim. The town provides excellent schools, shops and leisure facilities.

TENURE
LEASEHOLD; 125 year term from 2013, 114 years unexpired.
Ground Rent: £350 pa. Service Charge: £1,525 pa plus Buildings Insurance Premium (£527.46 for current year).

SERVICES
MAINS water, sewerage, gas and electricity are connected to the property.
BROADBAND: A choice of providers with claimed download speeds of up to 53 Mbps.
MOBILE SIGNAL: Most providers claim up to 4G coverage, O2 claims to provide 5G.

THE LETCHWORTH GARDEN CITY HERITAGE FOUNDATION
To maintain the integrity of the Garden City concept and design, properties are subject to the additional planning requirements of the Heritage Foundation. Property Ref: 17875284

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