Est. Mortgage £981 per month
Simply stunning, this one bedroom first floor spacious apartment benefits from having a balcony off the living room and a southerly aspect providing plenty of natural light. Birch Place has been designed for the over 70's to provide an independent lifestyle with a little help when needed and the restaurant produces freshly prepared meals daily, a perfect environment in which to relax and enjoy your surroundings.
Summary - Birch Place is a purpose built Retirement Living Plus development built by McCarthy & Stone, designed specifically for the over 70s, for those who wish to enjoy independent living but may need some extra care and support. There is an Estate Manager who leads the team and oversees the development. The apartment comprises of a fully fitted kitchen, fitted and tiled shower room, spacious bedroom and lounge. 24 hour emergency call system.
Communal facilities include a Club lounge where social events and activities take place, a function room, a wellbeing suite and landscaped gardens. There are fully equipped laundry rooms and a bistro restaurant serving freshly prepared meals daily. If your guests wish to stay, there is guest suite accommodation which can be booked (fees apply). There is a 24 hour emergency call system provided by a personal pendant and call points in your bedroom and bathroom as well as onsite management 24 hours a day.
One hour of domestic support per week is included in the service charge at Birch Place with additional services including care and support available at an extra charge. However, this can be from as little as 15 minutes per session which can be increased or decreased to suit your needs.
Situated in one of the most affluent areas in Berkshire, Crowthorne is a peaceful and picturesque village with plenty to offer retirees. Birch Place is in close proximity to the town centre that has the perfect mix of high street and independent shopping as well as a selection of coffee shops and restaurants. The town centre also benefits from a Lidl and Co-operative, providing you with local amenities for your every day needs. Dinton Pastures Country Park is ideal for leisurely walks with acres of tranquil woodland.
Entrance Hall - Front door with spyhole leads to the spacious entrance hall, the 24 hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord system is in place. Illuminated light switches and smoke detector. From the hallway there is a door to a walk in storage and airing cupboard. Doors lead to the bedroom, living room and shower room.
Living Room With Balcony - A beautifully presented and spacious living room benefitting from having a southerly aspect and plenty of natural daylight. Glazed patio door with windows to side opening onto a walk out covered balcony overlooking the landscaped gardens. Ceiling light point, raised power points. Sky/Sky+. TV & telephone points. Partially glazed door leads onto a separate kitchen.
Kitchen - Fully fitted modern kitchen with an extensive range of high gloss wall and base units with coordinating work surfaces. Contemporary ceiling lights and plinth lighting. Stainless steel sink with chrome mixer tap. There is an integrated fridge/freezer and a fitted waist height electric oven and microwave oven above. There is also a fitted electric ceramic hob with a stainless steel extractor over and splashback. Electrically operated window. Tiled flooring with underfloor heating.
Bedroom - A large double bedroom with door to walk-in wardrobe fitted with drawers, shelving and rails. TV and phone point and ceiling lights. Window with southerly aspect to allow ample natural light.
Shower Room - Modern bathroom fitted with; WC, vanity wash-hand basin with fitted furniture surround including storage below, illuminated mirror cabinet with integrated shaver point and down lights over, walk-in level access shower with thermostatically controlled shower. Fully tiled walls and wet room ceramic flooring, electric heated towel rail, grab rails, emergency pull cord and ceiling spot light. Tiled floor with underfloor heating.
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
One hour of domestic support per week is included in the service charge
The Service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV, but does include the cost of your Estates Manager, your water rates, the 24 hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas and all external window cleaning, exterior property maintenance and gardening. To find out more about service charges please contact your Resales Property Consultant.
Service Charge: £8,398.92 per annum (for financial year ending 31/03/2023)
Lease Information - Lease Length: 999 years from 2018
Ground Rent: £435 per annum
Ground rent review date: January 2033
Car Parking - Parking is by allocated space subject to availability. The fee is £250 per annum,. Permits are available on a first come, first served basis.
The Est. Mortgage is for a 25 years repayment mortgage based on a 10% deposit and a 1.9% annual interest. It is only intended as a guide. Make sure you obtain accurate figures from your lender before committing to any mortgage. Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on a mortgage.