Dove Tree Court

Dove Tree Court, 287 Stratford Road, Shirley, Solihull

property description



Dove Tree court is a McCarthy and Stone Retirement Living development, made up of 33 one and two bedroom apartments. The development offers a homeowners' lounge which is a great space for social events, there is also a roof terrace ideal for sitting out on in the summer. For convenience there is also a guest suite which visitors can book into for a small fee (usually around £25 per night). The dedicated House Manager is on site during their working hours to take care of the running of the development.

There's no need to worry about the burden of maintenance costs as the service charge covers the cost of all external maintenance, gardening and landscaping, external window cleaning, buildings insurance, water rates, security, homeowners lounge and other communal areas. It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 60 years or of age or over.

Set back on the Stratford road ideally located near to shops and on the main route for bus routes, this development is an ideal place to spend your retirement.

Entrance Hall

A front door with spy hole and letter box opens into a generous sized hallway. From the entrance hall you have a door to the storage cupboard which houses the Gledhill boiler system. All other doors lead to shower room, bedroom, and living room. The door entry system and emergency speech module and smoke detector is located in the hallway. The apartment is also fitted with a Ventilation system throughout and under floor heating.

Living Room

A very spacious dual aspect rectangular shaped living room benefiting from a feature fireplace with inset electric fire creating a great focal point. Double glazed window to the side and floor to ceiling double window to the rear with pleasant outlook. TV point, power point, and telephone point. Two ceiling light fittings. An oak effect part glazed door leads into a separate kitchen.


Fully fitted kitchen with a range of wall and base units. Integrated Fridge-freezer. Built in waist high electric oven. Four ring induction hob with chrome extractor hood over. The stainless steel sink unit, with drainer and mixer tap, sits beneath a double glazed window.


Double bedroom with a walk in wardrobe housing bespoke shelving and storage. Double glazed window. TV and telephone point. Central ceiling light.

Shower Room

Fully tiled shower room with vanity unit wash hand basin with mirror over. WC and level access double width shower unit with glass screen. Heated towel rail. Emergency pull-cord. Tiled floor.

Service Charge (breakdown)

•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
•Communal laundry
•Contingency fund including internal and external redecoration of communal areas
•Buildings insurance
•WIFI in the homeowners lounge

The Service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV. To find out more please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager for further information.

Parking Permit Scheme

Parking is by allocated space subject to availability. The fee is usually £250 per annum, 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.

Ownership information

Ground rent annual fee - £425

Lease length 125 years from the 1st June 2013.


  • First Floor Apartment
  • One Bedroom
  • Immaculately presented
  • Landscaped Gardens
  • Homeowners' Lounge with audio visual equipment and Wi-Fi
  • House Manager on-site during office hours
  • Sun Lounge leading to Roof Terrace
  • Guest Suite for visiting family & friends
  • Laundry Room + Lift to all floors

Property Consultant

Andy Smith, Property Consultant - West Midlands region

Andy Smith

0345 556 4120