Birch Place

Duke's Ride, Crowthorne, Berkshire, RG45 6GT View on map
Opening hours: Tuesday to Saturday, 10.30am - 5.00pm
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The peaceful and picturesque village of Crowthorne offers a range of amenities including boutique shops and cafes with a laidback English village atmosphere. Enjoy luxury, modern living designed specifically with the needs of the over 70s in mind.

With a selection of one and two bedroom apartments Birch Place provides convenient on-site parking, stunning landscaped gardens available all year-round, a welcoming estates management team, an exclusive communal lounge and a bistro serving hot and cold meals. Guests are always welcome to visit and there is even a guest suite on-site should you wish to have your guests stay for a longer visit (for an extra charge).

Each accessible retirement apartment is move-in ready with built-in kitchens and bathrooms as well as private balconies and flawless finishes. You?ll also find a 24-hour security system and thoughtful decorative details including raised power points and lever taps for easy operation.

Now there are even more ways to make your dream move to retirement at Birch Place. As well as buying an apartment outright, we now offer Rental options and Part Rent, Part Buy options. Contact us today to find out more.

The show complex at Birch Place is open and the entrance can be found on Waterloo Road.

Development Highlights

  • Close to the shops and amenities of Reading, Ascot and Windsor
  • Local High street with a range of shops and amenities
  • Good transport links
  • Beautiful landscaped gardens
  • Peace of mind with 24 hour support on hand
  • Bistro restaurant serving freshly prepared meals

Key Features

  • Wheelchair access
  • Camera entry system
  • Care provisions
  • Lifts to all floors
  • 24/7 call system
  • Guest suite
  • 24 hour staffing
  • Estates Manager
  • Restaurant

Site Plan

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First floor site plan
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Service Charges

What you can expect to pay

Take a look through our Retirement Living PLUS service charge costs.

Each year, we help residents set the budget that they need for retirement. Although we cannot guarantee that our Retirement Living PLUS service charges will remain the same for year to year, our many statutory safeguards will remain in place, to ensure that your opinions are recognised and acknowledged when defining budgets.

*Please note that not all the listed costs below apply for our Retirement Living PLUS properties. Also, our charges are calculated on an average sized development. You can find more information on our service charges here and for full details on a specific development please speak to your sales consultant.

What's Included

Estimated total Service Charge and Ground Rent Charge per week:

 1 Bedroom2 Bedroom
Service Charge£140.96£186.81
Ground Rent£8.37£9.81
Total£149.33£196.62
1 Bedroom
Service Charge
£140.96
Ground rent
£8.37
Total
£149.33
2 Bedroom
Service Charge
£186.81
Ground rent
£9.81
Total
£196.62
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ownership types

Flexible Purchasing

  • Rent

    Enjoy all the benefits of a McCarthy & Stone retirement community without having to sell your property. You can move in quickly, knowing there’s long-term security with one of our Assured Tenancies and settle in to your new home with minimum fuss. A rent to buy option is also available, so you can really try the lifestyle before you buy.

  • Buy

    Purchase your new home outright and you'll enjoy continued ownership of your own property. Our Smooth Move and Part Exchange services are designed to help make your move even easier.

  • Part buy, part rent

    Enjoy the lifestyle without committing to the full purchase price, giving you more financial flexibility for the future.

THE LOCAL AREA

Living in Crowthorne

Offering excellent road and rail links, the village of Crowthorne is the perfect place to enjoy a peaceful retirement lifestyle with easy access to the rest of the UK, including the cultural attractions and amenities of Wokingham, Bracknell, Reading, Sandhurst, Camberley, Bagshot, Ascot and Windsor. 

The local High street and village centre are just over half a mile away from this modern development of retirement living homes. With a range of banks, pharmacies, hairdressers and restaurants - as well as a convenient supermarket - Crowthorne village offers the best of rural English life. Visit the local health food shop, browse the clothing and jewellery boutiques or indulge in a cream tea knowing that home is just a short walk or bus ride away.

The village of Crowthorne is best known for its excellent locals schools, including the widely renowned Wellington College, which opened in 1859 and still maintains the highest standards of education.

The development is also just 100 yards from the local Doctors surgery on New Wokingham Road and a bus stop, offering regular transport to the Meadows Shopping Centre in Camberley, home to the largest Marks and Spencer store in Europe. 

Crowthorne Facts:
7,000
people
4 miles
from Wokingham and Bracknell
Birch Place
Duke's Ride, Crowthorne, Berkshire, RG45 6GT
  • Bank
  • Bus stop
  • Doctors
  • Leisure Centre
  • Library
  • Place of Worship
  • Post Office
  • Restaurant
  • Shops
  • Train station

Found on Duke’s Ride, Birch Place is situated between a variety of shops and leisure facilities.

There is a Lidl, a number of cafés and a selection of shops just 0.7 miles from the development. You’ll also find Heath Hill Surgery and Crowthorne Library close by. 

Wellington Health and Fitness Club is only 0.7 miles away, while East Berkshire Golf Club is within 0.9 miles. Additionally, there is a railway station 0.7 miles from Birch Place. 

Getting to Location

The postcode is newly created by Royal Mail and may not be accurate for some months. If you are using Sat Nav please use RG45 6DW to arrive at Birch Place.

Our people

The Team at Birch Place

Gill Williamson
Sales Consultant
I have been in Sales with McCarthy & Stone for eight and a half years, working on many different developments. I am really passionate about the work that I do here. It is so rewarding to see how people's lives can be so positively transformed once they have made the decision to move and embrace the wonderful lifestyle that we offer. Many of our residents have likened Birch Place to a five star hotel - it is indeed, a joy to see them happily through this journey of a lifetime.
Offer

Offers Too Good To Miss

  • Part Exchange with us today for a hassle-free move

    Our retirement communities are about enjoying life to the full, with company when you want it, help when you could use it, and even care when you need it. And you could be enjoying this new lifestyle sooner than you think, through our ‘We’ll Buy Your Property’ scheme.

    To find our more please call 0800 201 4811.

  • Try before you buy

    If you’ve been thinking about what living in one of our developments is really like, now is the perfect time to give it a try. We are offering a complimentary two night stay in one of our fully furnished retirement apartments.

    To arrange a stay call us on 0800 201 4811.

  • Smooth Move

    Smooth Move

    Nobody expects moving home to be easy, but our Smooth Move service is here to help you every step of the way; from the moment you make a reservation, through to the day you move in. As the UK’s leading retirement housebuilder, we’ve had years of experience helping to make things go more smoothly, which includes helping with the cost.

    To find our more please call 0800 201 4811.

Please note that images are for illustrative purposes only. Images may include upgrades and optional extras which may be available for you to purchase at an additional cost. Please click here for further explanations. Floor plans and pricing are accurate at time of publication. Floor plans are for guidance purposes only and are subject to change. Prices may fluctuate depending on market conditions and availability.