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Eleanor House - Resale

Exterior of Eleanor House Retirement Development in St.Albans, Hertfordshire
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Retirement Home Location

Eleanor House, London Road AL1 1NR

Local Amenities

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Bus Stop0.1 miles
Local Pub0.6 miles
GP Surgery1 miles
Train Station0.9 miles
Nearby Shops0.2 miles
Hospital1.9 miles

Overview

Nestled in the charming Cathedral city of St. Albans, Eleanor House is a picturesque McCarthy Stone Retirement Living PLUS development. Residents relish a worry-free retirement lifestyle, striking the perfect balance between independent living and the option of extra care, thanks to the attentive Estates Manager. Socialising is a delight in the welcoming homeowners' lounge, while the table service restaurant offers delectable freshly-cooked meals. Guests can enjoy extended stays in the inviting Guest Suite. Convenience abounds with easy access to local amenities, encompassing delightful cafes, restaurants, bookshops, and cultural pursuits, all within arm's reach of Eleanor House.

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Eleanor House - Resale

by McCarthy Stone Resales

BrandMcCarthy Stone Resales
Living TypeCommunity
Purchase TypeFor sale
Purpose BuiltYes
Service ChargeYes
Deferred Management feeNo

Care & Support Available *

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24/7 On Site Support

Independent living, but with the peace of mind that 24-hour support is provided on-site in case of an emergency or if a helping hand is needed.

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Domestic Help *

Domestic support is provided in the form of cleaning, laundry and transportation, as well as assistance with prescription collection and shopping.

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Companionship

A wide range of social activities and wellbeing services are offered, where residents can meet like-minded people, create new friendships and offer companionship.

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Personal Care *

Individuals with low care needs, who are either fully independent or require minimal assistance with personal care and day-to-day tasks. Residential care usually includes support with tasks like: dressing, washing, taking oral medication and hoisting.

* At an additional cost.

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Retirement Home Facilities

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Wi-Fi

Recent years has seen the rise of the silver surfer. 89% of retirement seekers expect high-speed WiFi in their retirement home.

Garden Area

Retirees consider a scheme’s garden as the most important retirement scheme facility with 84% voting it as a must have!

Cinema

29% of retirement seekers told us that a cinema room was a key consideration to their selection process.

Wi-Fi

Recent years has seen the rise of the silver surfer. 89% of retirement seekers expect high-speed WiFi in their retirement home.

Garden Area

Retirees consider a scheme’s garden as the most important retirement scheme facility with 84% voting it as a must have!

Available

24/7 Call System
Balconies
Cafe/restaurant
Car Parking Available
Communal Lounge
Concierge / Home Manager
Courtyard or Landscape Gardens
Guest Parking
Pets Allowed *
Salon
Wheelchair Access

Not Available

Bar
Car Club or Transport
Cinema
Gym or Fitness Suite
Library
Room Service
Spa
Wifi (in communal areas)
* Certain pets allowed and health & safety assessment required.

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some of the most commonly asked questions about Eleanor House - Resale.

Where can I find Eleanor House - Resale?

Eleanor House - Resale is located in St. Albans and is close by to amenities in the local area.

What is a resale retirement home?

A resale retirement property is a previously owned apartment or home in a purpose built over 55’s development that is available to purchase and offers all the benefits of a buying brand-new home.

What is included in the cost of a resale apartment at Eleanor House - Resale?

The cost of buying a resale property is often much lower than the cost of buying a brand-new home. Purchasing a property at Eleanor House - Resale will give you access to all the onsite facilities like a communal lounge and concierge service. On top of the purchase price, there may be additional fees such as ground rent and service charge.

How much do resale properties cost at Eleanor House - Resale?

Eleanor House - Resale has community available to purchase, with prices from £249,000.

What tenure options are available at Eleanor House - Resale?

  • To Buy - prices start from £249,000

Is Eleanor House - Resale ARCO (Associated Retirement Community Operators) registered?

ARCO, also known as the Associated Retirement Community Operators, ensure every retirement home offers the highest standard of housing, amenities and support to all residents.

Eleanor House - Resale are not currently a member of ARCO. However, you’ll find an excellent range of purpose built homes designed specifically for over-55 living and offering a wide range of amenities and additional support services.

Are there any retirement home fees at Eleanor House - Resale?

Before deciding to invest in a retirement property, you'll need to know all the retirement home fees involved. These costs ensure that your retirement home is well-maintained with 24/7 support available for residents. When you move into Eleanor House - Resale, you will be required to pay the following fees:

  • Service Charge - a monthly payment which covers the cost of the maintenance of your retirement property.

Are luxury facilities available at Eleanor House - Resale?

Yes! There are several facilities for you to try, including; a Communal Lounge and a Concierge, which will help you unwind in your new surroundings.

Understanding Costs At A Resale Retirement Property

Often the cost of a resale retirement home is lower than the cost of purchasing a brand-new home. However, like most retirement developments there are some additional fees on top of the purchase price.

At Eleanor House - Resale you will find the additional charges:

Service Charge

This is an additional fee to cover the cost of services and amenities available at your new home such as an onsite property manager, concierge service, property maintenance and cleaning of communal areas.

Ground Rent

The majority of retirement properties incur a charge linked to the land upon which the property is built - this is known as ‘ground rent’ and is often a one-off annual payment. To help you understand retirement home costs, we’ve created a helpful retirement living guide breaking down the additional charges and fees at retirement properties.

Sale from:£249,000