Arden Grange

Arden Grange, 1649 High Street, Knowle, Solihull, B93 0LL

property description


Arden Grange

Arden Grange, part of McCarthy & Stone's Signature Collection, comprises 28 one and two bedroom apartments exclusively designed for the over 60s. Set in the picturesque village of Knowle which is few miles south east of Solihull. Located in the High Street, Arden Grange provides a central location near to all necessary amenities.

This development has been designed for modern living with facilities such as Sky+ connection points, walk-in wardrobes, telephone and television point in both living room and master bedroom, underfloor heating, and camera entry systems for use with a standard TV. For added security there is a House Manager, 24-hour emergency call systems (by personal pendant and pull cords in bathrooms), intruder alarms, and mains connected smoke detectors.

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

Entrance Hallway

Solid wooden front door with spy hole and letter box leads to an imposing hallway with two large windows overlooking the gardens and making this very light and airy as you enter into the property. The door entry and 24hr emergency response system are located here along with mains wired smoke alarm. Door to walk in storage cupboard which houses the hot water tank and is fitted with shelving and is ideal as a useful airing cupboard. Further doors lead to both bedrooms, shower room and living room.

Living Room

Good size living room with space for dining. TV and telephone points. A range of power sockets. Two ceiling light fittings. Oak effect partially glazed door leading to a separate kitchen.


Modern fitted kitchen with a good range of wall and base units incorporating integrated fridge and freezer. A built in mid level oven with alcove above. Four ringed induction hob with chrome extractor hood and matching splash back. Stainless steel sink sits beneath double glazed window with pleasant rear outlook with garden view.

Bedroom One

Large master bedroom with bespoke fitted wardrobes providing ideal storage facility. A good size double glazed window with pleasant views over Knowle High Street. Ceiling light fitting. Door off to a walk in wardrobe with shelving and rails providing lots more storage capability. TV and telephone point. A range of power sockets. Further door leading to an en-suite bathroom.

En-Suite Bathroom

A fully tiled modern en-suite bathroom featuring bath with shower over grab rails and glass screen. Vanity unit wash hand basin with fitted mirror above. WC. Wall mounted heated towel rail. Emergency pull-cord. Tiled floor

Bedroom Two

This second double bedroom currently used as a snug/study room. It has TV and power sockets. Central ceiling light fitting. Double glazed window.

Shower Room

Fully tiled shower room with level access walk in shower, fitted with a glass screen and safety grab rail. Wash hand basin with a fitted mirror above. WC. Heated towel rail. Emergency pull-cord.

Service Charge details

• Cleaning of communal windows and all external homeowner 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
• House Manager

The Service Charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV.

Service Charge : £3,572.60 per annum (up to financial year end (30/09/2022)

Car 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 details

Lease length: 125 years from 1st Jan 2014
Ground Rent: £495 per annum
Ground Rent Review: Jan 2029
Service Charge £3572.60 per annum
(up to financial year end 30/09/2022)


  • Luxury retirement apartment
  • Fantastic location
  • Two bedroom
  • Two bathroom
  • Homeowners' lounge where social events take place
  • House Manager
  • Guest suite for visiting family & friends
  • Laundry room & Mobility scooter charging point
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Under-Floor heating

Property Consultant

Andy Smith, Property Consultant - West Midlands region

Andy Smith

0345 556 4120