Ravenshaw Court

Ravenshaw Court, Four Ashes Road, Bentley Heath, Solihull

property description


Ravenshaw Court

Situated within the leafy village of Bentley Heath, Ravenshaw Court is a stunning development of 51 one and two bedroom apartments, thoughtfully designed exclusively for the over 70s. Ravenshaw Court is one of McCarthy & Stone's Retirement Living PLUS range (known previously as Assisted Living) and is facilitated to provide it's homeowners with extra care. An Estate Manager is on hand to manage the day to day running of the development and attend to any queries you may have. Within the service charge, homeowners are allocated 1 hour's domestic assistance per week; however additional hour's can be arranged by prior arrangement. There are a range of personal care packages to suit your requirements - provided by the Your Life Care & Management team. In addition to the 1 hour's domestic assistance included in your service charge, there are an assortment of bespoke packages on offer to suit the individual needs of each homeowner. These comprise: Domestic support, Ironing & Laundry, Shopping, Personal care, Medication, Companionship (please speak to the Property Consultant for further details and a breakdown of charges). Bentley Heath has plenty of green spaces on offer as well as stunning views across the Warwickshire countryside, yet is also in a convenient location for your local amenities with Dorridge village centre less than a mile away, providing a supermarket, convenience store, GP surgery and retailers. Exclusive features available at Ravenshaw Court include; a stylish homeowners' lounge, a table-service restaurant serving hot lunches daily, secluded gardens maintained for you all year round, a function room, and a guest suite. The Homeowners' lounge provides a great space to socialise with friends and family and, if your guests have travelled from afar, they can extend their stay by booking into the development Guest Suite (usually for a fee of £25 per night - subject to availability). With qualified staff on-site 24 hours a day, a 24-hour emergency call system and camera entry system in each apartment, you can rest assured in your new home. Public transport links are also strong in the area with Dorridge train station offering connection to Solihull in just 8 minutes, Warwick in 15 minutes and Stratford-upon-Avon in 30 minutes. The local bus service operates every half an hour to Dorridge, Knowle, Henley-in-Arden, Stratford-upon-Avon, Solihull and Birmingham - all from bus stops less than 300m from Ravenshaw Court. It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 70 years of age or over.

Entrance Hall

A solid front door with spy hole and letter box. Ceiling light fitting. Security door entry speech module and emergency intercom. Doors off to walk-in storage cupboard and separate cloakroom with WC and wash hand basin.

Living Room

A spacious room with a modern feature fireplace and surround. Double glazed French doors with a Juliette balcony . The room has two ceiling light fittings. Sky+ TV point and telephone point. Power points. Oak effect double doors lead to the separate kitchen.


The kitchen is fitted with a range of wall and base storage units. Fitted roll edge work surfaces with tiled splash back. Integrated fridge/freezer. Four ringed ceramic hob with chrome extractor hood above. Easy access oven with ample space for a microwave above. A stainless steel sink unit sits beneath a double glazed electronically operated window.

Master Bedroom

The master bedroom has been neutrally decorated and features a built in wardrobe with mirror fronted doors. Two ceiling light points. TV and telephone point.


Fully tiled and fitted with suite comprising; low level bath, level access shower, WC, vanity unit with wash basin and mirror above. Slip resistant flooring.

Second Bedroom

A generously sized second double bedroom. Double glazed window. Central ceiling light point. TV point and a range of power points.

Service Charge

• Cleaning of communal windows
• Water rates for communal areas and apartments
• Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
• 24-hour emergency call system
• Upkeep of gardens and grounds
• Repairs and maintenance to the interior and exterior communal areas
• Contingency fund including internal and external redecoration of communal areas
• Buildings insurance
The Service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV, but does include the cost of your House Manager, your water rates, our 24-hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas, exterior property maintenance and gardening. To find out more about the service charges please contact your Property Consultant or Estate Manager.

Service charge: £9,681.36 p.a (for financial year end 30/09/2022).

Lease Length

125 years from 1st June 2015

Ground Rent

Annual fee - £510 reviewed 06/2030


  • Landscaped Gardens & Large Patio
  • Homeowners Lounge
  • On-site Restaurant
  • Lift to all floors
  • Guest suite + Function room
  • Domestic assistance (one hour per week included in the service charge, additional hours by arrangement)
  • Estate Manager
  • Personal care packages available from the CQC registered YourLife team
  • 24-hour on-site staffing
  • To arrange an appointment to view telephone 0345 5564104

Property Consultant

Andy Smith, Property Consultant - West Midlands region

Andy Smith

0345 556 4120