A unique opportunity to purchase this delightful two bedroom duplex and former show home apartment. It offers 1520 sqft of accommodation with a private terrace and partially vaulted living space, flooded with natural light.
This luxury apartment is one of a pair built at the gateway of this superb development and almost sits independently with a private terrace and views over the communal grounds. The individual architecture, design and layout is very impressive.
The development has a secure private entrance with concierge service, mailboxes, with stairs and lift providing access to the upper ground level. The communal grounds are manicured and well maintained with Indian sandstone paths, raised borders, water features and a good sized lawn. There is access to the leisure suite with gym, swimming pool, hot tub and sauna.
The apartment has a private entrance hall with large storage cupboard and this leads to the open plan living/dining/kitchen space with partially vaulted ceiling, light oak wood flooring, extensive glazing to the front and rear aspects with French doors leading to the paved terrace. The high specification kitchen enjoys a horseshoe layout with a range of two-tone wall and base level units, with ample work surfaces and integrated appliances. This area provides a superb entertaining and dining space. The cloakroom is fitted with a modern two-piece suite. The split level oak staircase leads to the first floor.
A galleried reception landing with a large study area, overlooks the living space below and again is flooded with natural light. The master bedroom is fitted with wardrobes and benefits from an en-suite shower room with modern three-piece suite and French doors leading to a Juliet balcony overlooking the communal grounds. Bedroom two also has fitted wardrobes and an en-suite bathroom with a modern three-piece suite with a shower over the bath.
In addition to the extensive communal grounds there is secure underground parking with one allocated parking space, a cycle store and various bins stores including those for recycling. Visitors’ parking is available to the front of the development and can be pre-booked.
Leasehold – 112 Years remaining, Service Charge £6,440 per annum, Ground Rent £329.19 per annum.
The Belvedere is located on Hills Road and is just a five-minute walk to the station and a fifteen-minute walk to the city centre. There is easy access to the Addenbrookes site and many of the private schools and universities can be accessed by bicycle. The property is close to the Botanical gardens which are a peaceful, green space to enjoy a break from the hustle and bustle of town.
There are numerous restaurants, pubs and shops on the doorstep, whilst the leisure centre on Clifton Road is just a short walk away and offers chain restaurants, a cinema complex and gym; there is also The Junction arts venue which provides drama, music and comedy performances.
The area is in catchment for a number Ofsted rated outstanding schools, including St. Albans Primary School and Parkside Community College, whilst the acclaimed Hills Road Sixth Form College is also close by.