Alder House

Alder House, 41 Leighswood Road, Aldridge, Walsall, WS9 8AS

Offers in the region of, £230,000bedrooms2
property description


Alder House

Alder House offers easy access into the bustling heart of Aldridge ‘village’. The town offers a generous selection of national stores and independent retailers, with a good selection of eateries, as well a butcher, post office, delicatessen and cafes. A major supermarket, medical centre and pharmacy are also just half a mile away. Whilst you have everything you need for day to day living on your doorstep. Alder House was built by McCarthy & Stone purpose built for retirement living. The development consists of 35 one and two-bedroom retirement apartments for the over 60s. There is a House Manager on site and a 24-hour emergency call system provided via a personal pendant alarm and with call points in the bathroom. The development includes a Homeowners' lounge and landscaped gardens. There is a guest suite for visitors who wish to stay (additional charges apply). A car parking - permit scheme applies, check with the House Manager for 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 entrance hall - the Door entry system and 24-hour emergency response system is situated in the hall. The hallway is big enough to accommodate furniture, there are two ceiling lights, Illuminated light switches, smoke detector, and door off to a walk-in storage cupboard/airing cupboard which houses the hot water boiler and the Ventaxia airflow system along with the Washing/ Drying machine. Further doors lead to both bedrooms, the living room and shower room.

Living Room

Large rectangular living room benefiting from a dual aspect position with side window and full length glass door to Juliette balcony. Feature fire place with inset electric fire creating a great focal point for the room. TV and telephone points. Ceiling light, raised electric power sockets. Feature oak effect door with glass panels leads to the kitchen.


Fully fitted kitchen with a range of white high gloss finish low and eye level units and drawers with a roll top work surface. Stainless steel sink with mono block lever tap sits beneath double glazed window. Built-in Bosch oven with space above to accommodate microwave oven, dishwasher, ceramic hob with extractor hood Integrated fridge and freezer and under pelmet lighting. Tiled flooring.

Master Bedroom

Master bedroom with door off to a walk in wardrobe providing shelving and rails for great storage. Ample room for more free standing furniture if required. Full height double window with small lower ledge. Further door off to an excellent en-suite bathroom.


A modern en-suite bathroom comprising white suite with bath and shower over with glass screen and safety grab rail. Vanity unit wash hand basin with fitted sensored mirror above. WC. Wall mounted heated towel rail. Emergency pull-cord. Ceiling light and tiled floor.

Bedroom two

Large double bedroom with full height double window. Ceiling light TV and power points.

Shower room

Luxury shower room with fitted suite comprising of a walk in shower unit low level WC, vanity unit with sink built in and sensored mirror above. Heated towel rail. Tiled flooring.

Ownership details

Lease term 999 years from 2017
Ground rent of £495 per annum
Service charge of £3532.92 per annum

Service Charge includes

• 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, but does include the cost of your House Manager, your water rates, our 24 hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas, exterior property maintenance and gardening. To find out more about the service charges please please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.

Service charge: £3,725.76 p.a. (for financial year ending 06/2023)
Ground Rent £495 p.a. reviewed 01/2017 - lease length 999 years

Car parking

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


  • Two Bathrooms
  • Juliette Balcony
  • Homeowners' lounge
  • Lift to all floors
  • Landscaped gardens
  • 24-hour emergency call system
  • Guest suite
  • Intruder alarm & smoke detector
  • Video door entry systems
  • Fire detection equipment

Property Consultant

Andy Smith, Property Consultant - West Midlands region

Andy Smith

0345 556 4120