Algar Court

Algar Court, 231 Penn Road, Wolverhampton

property description


Algar Court

Located in the metropolitan area of Wolverhampton, this modern retirement living development built by McCarthy & Stone offers a collection of 17 one bedroom apartments, and 21 two bedroom apartments exclusively designed for those over the age of 60. Local travel services give access to many surrounding areas of interest including Tettenhall, Walsall, Birmingham, Dudley, West Bromwich and Dunstall Hill. This development has plenty of local amenities located right on your doorstep.

Algar Court has been designed and constructed for modern living. The apartments boast underfloor heating throughout, Sky/Sky+ connection points in living rooms and walk in wardrobes (except plot 14). The dedicated House Manager is on site during working hours to take care of things and make you feel at home. 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 and security systems.

All energy costs of the laundry room, homeowners lounge and other communal areas are also covered in the service charge. For your peace of mind the development has camera door entry and 24-hour emergency call systems, should you require assistance. The Homeowners' lounge provides a great space to socialise 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).

It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 60 years or over.

Entrance Hall

Front door with spy hole leads to a very welcoming L shaped hallway. The door entry system and 24-hour emergency response system is located here along with the mains operated smoke detector. From the hallway there is a door to a walk-in storage cupboard, housing the boiler and Washing/Dryer machine. Further doors lead to both bedrooms, The living room and shower room.

Living Room

A bright and airy living which boasts a Juliette balcony overlooking the landscaped gardens. TV and telephone points. Two ceiling lights. Raised electric power sockets. Oak effect feature door with glazed panels leads into the separate kitchen.


Modern fitted kitchen with tiled floor. Stainless steel sink with lever tap. Built-in oven and room above for a microwave. Ceramic hob and extractor hood. Integrated fridge/freezer and under unit lighting. Electrically operated Sky light window

Master Bedroom

Great size double bedroom featuring a walk-in wardrobe with shelves and rails for great storage, as well as having ample space for additional bedroom furniture. Juliet Balcony overlooking the gardens. Ceiling lights. Power, TV and phone points. Double glazed window. Further door off leads to the en-suite.


Fully tiled room with suite comprising; Bath with shower over and grab rails with glass screen, WC with concealed cistern, vanity unit with inset sink, fitted mirror above. Heated towel rail, Emergency pull-cord.

Bedroom Two

Second Double bedroom with floor to ceiling window, Ceiling light, Power sockets, TV/Telephone point.

Shower Room

Fully tiled room with suite comprising; shower cubicle with grab rails, WC with concealed cistern, pedestal sink, fitted mirror above. Emergency pull-cord.

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
•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 contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.

Service charge: £3,200.54 pa (for financial year end October 2022)

Parking Permit Scheme (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

Lease length: 999 years from 1st June 2015
Ground Rent: £495 per annum
Ground rent review date June 2030
It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 60 years or over.


  • House Manager
  • Two Juliet balconies
  • Two Bathrooms
  • Large lounge
  • 24-Hours emergency call system for peace-of-mind
  • Homeowners' lounge where social activities take place
  • Lift to all floors

Property Consultant

Andy Smith, Property Consultant - West Midlands region

Andy Smith

0345 556 4120