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Castle Village

Exterior of Castle Village Retirement Development in Berkhamsted, Dacorum
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Greener Choice

Castle Village is more energy efficient than the average independent living property.

Retirement Home Location

Britwell Drive, Berkhamsted HP4 2GS

Local Amenities

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Bus Stop0.05 miles
Local Pub1.5 miles
GP Surgery1.7 miles
Train Station1.5 miles
Nearby Shops1.8 miles
Hospital2.5 miles

Overview

Set amongst the edge of the Chiltern Hills, it’s difficult to imagine a more idyllic location than Retirement Villages’ Castle Village. Located in beautiful Berkhamsted, Castle Village is renowned for its vibrant social life that all residents can benefit from. Here, the majority of facilities and activities are run from an impressive mansion house, helping to create a sense of togetherness. Facilities include a restaurant, meeting rooms, library and snooker room, along with 28 acres of land and a busy calendar of resident events. Castle Village offers one and two-bedroom apartments, bungalows and cottages, so there’s no shortage of choice.

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Castle Village

by Retirement Villages

BrandRetirement Villages
Living TypeVillage
Purchase TypeFor sale and to rent
Purpose BuiltYes
Service ChargeYes
Deferred Management feeYes

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.

Featured Homes

Hallway at Castle Village Retirement Apartment in Berkhamsted, Dacorum
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One Bedroom Apartment
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purchase from£245,000
Lounge at Castle Village Retirement Apartment in Berkhamsted, Dacorum
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Two Bedroom Apartment
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82
purchase from£325,000
Lounge at Castle Village Retirement Apartment in Berkhamsted, Dacorum
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Two Bedroom Apartment
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rent from£3,100
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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
Bar
Cafe/restaurant
Car Club or Transport
Car Parking Available
Communal Lounge
Concierge / Home Manager
Courtyard or Landscape Gardens
Guest Parking
Library
Pets Allowed *
Room Service
Salon
Wheelchair Access
Wifi (in communal areas)

Not Available

Balconies
Cinema
Gym or Fitness Suite
Spa
* Certain pets allowed and health & safety assessment required.

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some of the most commonly asked questions about Castle Village.

Where is Castle Village located?

It is situated in Berkhamsted and is close to popular amenities.

What tenure options are available at Castle Village?

  • To Rent - prices start from £3,100 per month.
  • To Buy - prices start from £245,000

Is Castle Village a member of ARCO (Associated Retirement Community Operators)?

Yes - Retirement Villages - who run Castle Village are members of ARCO - Associated Retirement Community Operators, aim to improve the standard of retirement living across the UK. They ensure every retirement home offers the highest standard of housing and support to all residents.

Are there any retirement home fees at Castle Village?

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 Castle Village, 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.

  • Deferred Management Fees - a fee you are required to pay when you decide to permanently leave your retirement home.

Are luxury facilities available at Castle Village?

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

Understanding Retirement Home Costs

The average cost of purchasing or renting a retirement home varies across the UK. On top of your rental charge or overall purchase price some retirement homes have additional costs such as service charges and ground rent.

Additional retirement home charges to be aware of:

Management Fee or Service Charge

This is often a monthly payment which covers the cost of communal spaces and facilities across a retirement property. For more details on additional charges at Castle Village you can contact the team directly or request a brochure.

Ground Rent

Most retirement properties have a cost associated with the land your property is built on. There is often a one-off annual fee known as ‘ground rent’ - which usually costs £450 each year.

Deferred Management Fee

A deferred management fee is a charge that you can pay when you decide to permanently leave your retirement property. The fee is calculated based on a percentage of the property's sale price and is acknowledged as a charging method for investing in a retirement home by ARCO (Associated Retirement Community Operators).

Here, our experts have created a helpful guide on understanding deferred management fees.