Hertford is considered one of the best places to live in the UK and the McCarthy & Stone Assisted Living Platinum development boasts the 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 city centre, just moment away.
The Assisted Living development has 28 one bedroom and 28 two bedroom apartments, exclusively for those over 70. The flats 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 apartment complex also has an on-site car park, landscaped gardens, guest suite for overnight visitors and homeowners' lounge with WiFi and patio area. There is lift access to all floors and a mobility scooter charging room.
Key dates for your diary
Construction start date, sales release and first occupation are still to be confirmed and are subject to planning permission.
Dating back from the 10th century, Hertford is a lovely old market town with plenty of things to see and do. Four rivers, the Beane, Rib, Mimram and Lea all converge in Hertford and flow on to join the River Thames, which make it a very picturesque town with lots of green trees spread across the riverbanks.
Hertford has many historic links ' according to legend, the area is associated with the Knights Templar and the Holy Grail, while the Parliament of England was temporarily moved to Hertford Castle in 1563 following a nasty outbreak of the plague.
Today, Hertford's High Street is filled with pubs, restaurants and shops. You can still visit the remains of the Hertford Castle, the world's oldest Quaker Meeting House, and the Hertford Museum, a 17th century historic house with a Jacobean-style knot garden.
Hertford offers great public transport links ' it has two train stations, Hertford East and Hertford North, both of which are within walking distance from the McCarthy & Stone Assisted Living development. Hertford East can have you in London in under an hour, while Hertford North runs a direct service to London Kings Cross on the weekends.
See for yourself
If you would like to investigate the quality and atmosphere of a McCarthy & Stone development, visit our closest site to this development at Kings Place, Fleet.
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