Stiperstones Court,

Stiperstones Court, 167-170 Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY2 6AL

property description


Stiperstones Court

Stiperstones Court is one of McCarthy & Stones Retirement Living PLUS developments and is all about making life easier. With an enviable location just over half a mile east of Shrewsbury town centre, Stiperstones Court is ideally situated with everything you’ll need on your doorstep. Shrewsbury’s status as a medieval county town means it is steeped in historical importance - with Abbey Foregate right at the heart of this. Abbey Foregate is one of the oldest roads and suburbs of the beautiful market town, which dates back to the fifth and sixth centuries.

McCarthy & Stones Retirement Living PLUS range (formally Assisted Living) is facilitated to provide its homeowners' with extra care. An Estate's 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 hours can be arranged by prior appointment. There are a range of personal care packages to suit your requirements - these are provided by the onsite CQC registered care team. For your reassurance the development has 24-Hour on-site staffing, secure camera entry systems and 24-Hour emergency call system provided by a personal pendant with static call points in bathroom and main bedroom.

The development has a homeowners' lounge which is a superb venue for socialising with friends and family. 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) which has an en-suite shower room, tea and coffee making facilities and a TV. For added convenience there is an onsite waitress service restaurant with freshly cooked meals provided everyday. It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 70 years of age or over.

Entrance Hallway

Front door with spy hole leads to a very good size entrance hall. From the hallway there is a door to a walk-in storage cupboard/airing cupboard with shelving. The 24-hour emergency intercom and door entry system is located here. There are also Illuminated light switches for night time ease of use and smoke detectors. Wall mounted heating thermostat control. Doors from the hallway lead to the living room, bedroom, and wet room.

Living Room

Very good size living room with plenty of room for dining. Double glazed window. Telephone point. TV point (with Sky/Sky+ capabilities). Power sockets. Oak effect double doors with part glazed panels lead into a separate kitchen.


A modern fitted kitchen with a range of high gloss base and wall units. Single sink unit with drainer and mixer tap. Integrated Fridge-Freezer, electric oven and ceramic four ringed hob with extractor hood above. Central ceiling light fitting. Tiled floor.


Double bedroom with mirror fronted fitted wardrobes with sliding doors housing rails and shelving. Ceiling light, TV and phone point. Double glazed window. Emergency pull cord.

Shower room

This modern wet room has slip resistant flooring, tiled walls and is fitted with a suite comprising of level access shower, low level WC, vanity unit with wash basin and mirror above with sensor lighting. Ceiling light fitting, heated towel rail and Emergency pull cord.

Service charge details

• 24-Hour on-site staffing
• 1 hours domestic assistance per week
• 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. To find out more about the service charges please please contact your Property Consultant or Estate Manager.

Service charge: £7,693.58 p.a (for financial year end 30/09/2022).

Ownership details

250 year lease commencing 1st Dec 2014

Ground rent of £435 per year. reviewed 12/2029


Parking is by allocated space subject to availability. The fee is usually £250 per year, but may vary by development. Permits are available on a first come, first served basis. Please check with the House Manager on site for availability.


  • Lift to all floors
  • Staff on site 24hrs
  • Waitress served restaurant
  • Guest suite for family
  • Homeowners lounge
  • Landscaped gardens
  • 1 hr per wk Domestic assistance
  • Care packages available
  • Wheel chair accessibility

Property Consultant

Andy Smith, Property Consultant - West Midlands region

Andy Smith

0345 556 4120