Birch Place,

Dukes Ride, Crowthorne

property description



Birch Place is a purpose built Retirement Living Plus development opened in 2018 by McCarthy & Stone, designed specifically for the over 70s who wish to enjoy independent living but may need some extra assistance and support.

Crowthorne is a peaceful and attractive village with plenty to offer. Birch Place is located in a quiet residential area, equidistant from the railway station and the High Street where there are independent shops, cafes and restaurants as well as a Lidl and the Co-op, providing local amenities for everyday needs.

Entrance Hall

Front door with spyhole leads to the exceptionally spacious entrance hall, with wall mounted emergency response and intercom system panel, radiator, illuminated light switches and smoke detector and a spacious storage cupboard. There is a guest cloakroom with a WC and wash hand basin with fitted vanity unit and illuminated mirror above.
The two double bedrooms, living room and shower room are all accessed from the entrance hall.

Living/Dining Room

A very well presented and spacious living/dining room with a walk-out balcony, ideal for a small bistro set. There is a feature fireplace, 2 ceiling lights, a radiator, TV & telephone points. A partially glazed door leads into a separate kitchen.


Fully fitted modern kitchen with high gloss cupboard doors and stunning Quartzize work surfaces and sink with chrome mixer tap sits beneath an electrically operated 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.

Bedroom One

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 tall window allowing plenty of natural light.

Bedroom Two

A second spacious double bedroom with radiator, TV and phone point and emergency pull cord. Ceiling lights and tall window.

Shower Room

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.

Power points throughout the apartment are conveniently placed at waist height.

Communal facilities in Birch Place include:

•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
•landscaped gardens
•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.

Service Charge: £11,141.88 pa (for financial year ending 04/23)

Lease Information

Lease Length: 999 years from 2018
Ground Rent: £510 pa


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


  • A spacious two bedroom retirement apartment
  • Boasts wet room style shower room & separate WC
  • Living Room with walk-out balcony off
  • Estate Manager & 24 hour staffing
  • Guest suite for family or friends
  • In-house Bistro restaurant
  • Wellness/Hairdressing suite
  • Communal Lounge where social events take place
  • Lovely landscaped gardens
  • Additional support packages available

Property Consultant

David Newton, Property Consultant - South East region

David Newton

0345 556 4120