Birch Place is a purpose built Retirement Living Plus development built by McCarthy & Stone, designed specifically for the over 70s, for those who wish to enjoy independent living but may need some extra care and support. There is an Estate Manager who leads the team and oversees the development. The apartment comprises of a fully fitted kitchen, fitted and tiled shower room, separate WC, spacious two bedrooms and lounge. 24 hour emergency call system.
Communal facilities include a Club lounge where social events and activities take place, a function room, a wellbeing suite and landscaped gardens. There are fully equipped laundry rooms and a bistro restaurant serving freshly prepared meals daily. If your guests wish to stay, there is guest suite accommodation which can be booked (fees apply). There is a 24 hour emergency call system provided by a personal pendant and call points in your bedrooms and bathrooms as well as onsite management 24 hours a day.
One hour of domestic support per week is included in the service charge at Birch Place with additional services including care and support available at an extra charge. However, this can be from as little as 15 minutes per session which can be increased or decreased to suit your needs.
Situated in one of the most affluent areas in Berkshire, Crowthorne is a peaceful and picturesque village with plenty to offer retirees. Birch Place is in close proximity to the town centre that has the perfect mix of high street and independent shopping as well as a selection of coffee shops and restaurants. The town centre also benefits from a Lidl and Co-operative, providing you with local amenities for your every day needs. Dinton Pastures Country Park is ideal for leisurely walks with acres of tranquil woodland.
Front door with spyhole leads to the spacious entrance hall, with wall mounted emergency response and intercom system panel, radiator, illuminated light switches and smoke detector and storage cupboard. There is a guest cloakroom with a WC and wash hand basin with fitted vanity unit and illuminated mirror above.
The two bedrooms, living room and shower room are all accessed from the entrance hall.
A very well presented and spacious living/dining room benefitting from a glazed, hinged patio door with windows to the side opening onto a paved patio area, communal landscaped gardens and BBQ area. Two ceiling lights, Raised electical sockets, TV & telephone points. A partially glazed door leads into a separate kitchen.
Fully fitted modern kitchen with high gloss cupboard doors and coordinating work surfaces. The stainless steel sink with chrome mixer tap sits beneath an electrically operated Southerly facing window, allowing plenty of natural light.
There are integrated NEFF appliances including fridge/freezer, microwave oven, ceramic hob with a stainless steel cooker hood, and mid height electric oven. Contemporary ceiling lights and plinth lighting. Tiled floor with underfloor heating.
A large double bedroom with door to a generous walk-in wardrobe fitted with drawers, shelving and hanging rails. TV and phone point, radiator and emergency pull cord. Ceiling lights and Southerly facing window.
A second spacious double bedroom, TV and phone point and emergency pull cord. Ceiling lights and Southerly facing window.
Fitted shower room featuring a stylish rain shower, level access and slip resistant tiling with underfloor heating. Modern suite comprising close-coupled WC and wash basin with fitted vanity surround including storage below and an illuminated mirror above with integrated shaver point. Tiled walls, heated towel rail, grab rails, emergency pull cord and ceiling spot light.
The WC consists of a wash hand basin and a WC.
• 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
One hour of domestic support per week is included in the service charge
The Service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV, but does include the cost of your Estates Manager, your water rates, the 24 hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas and all external window cleaning, exterior property maintenance and gardening. To find out more about service charges please contact your Resales Property Consultant.
Service Charge: £11,141.88 pa (for financial year ending 04/23)
Lease Length: 999 years from 2018
Ground Rent: £510 p.a.
Ground rent review date: January 2033
Parking is by allocated space subject to availability. The fee is £250 per annum,. Permits are available on a first come, first served basis.
•Home Owners lounge where social events and activities take place,
•bistro restaurant serving freshly prepared meals daily.
•fully equipped laundry room
•guest suite (for a small charge).
•2 lifts to all floors
•24 hour emergency call system
•24 hour onsite management
Maintenance of these facilities is covered by a Service Charge which also includes the cost of the Estate Manager, water rates, 24 hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas and all external window cleaning, exterior property maintenance and gardening.
Additional domestic services and personal assistance are available at an extra charge. This can be from as little as 15 minutes per session, which can be increased or decreased to suit your needs.
The Service Charge does not cover costs such as Council Tax, electricity or TV for individual apartments. To find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant.