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New! Retirement properties coming soon to Erdington, Birmingham.

Sign up now for updates or call 0800 201 4811 to find out more about these beautiful retirement homes, which are exclusively available as part of our shared ownership scheme – now you can have the retirement lifestyle you’ve dreamed of, without having to pay the full price.

These lovely independent living apartments for the over 60s are ideally located in the popular Birmingham suburb of Erdington, previously named one of the best places to live in the city. This retirement development is close to a wide range of local amenities including supermarkets, a doctors’ surgery, cafes, restaurants, shops and a leisure centre. There are excellent transport links to the surrounding towns and villages, including Sutton Coldfield, Great Barr, Chelmsley Wood and further afield to Birmingham city centre.

Easy independent living for the over 60s 

At our Shared Ownership Retirement Living development in Erdington, you can choose from a selection of one or two bedroom retirement apartments, with either patios on the ground floor or Juliet balconies above. The site offers attractive shared spaces including landscaped gardens and a stylish lounge with free Wi-Fi, all designed for socialising and hosting regular clubs and parties. For total peace of mind, you’ll find a caring on-site manager to keep an eye on everything. We understand that pets are part of your family, so well behaved pets are welcome too.

Low maintenance and sociable

This Retirement Living development is designed to encourage community feeling to flourish, while also allowing you to enjoy the complete privacy of your own retirement apartment. You'll enjoy stylish well-maintained communal spaces, including the communal lounge, and landscaped gardens ideal for meeting your friends, neighbours and family for a drink and a chat. We find the communal facilities soon become social hubs, a hive of informal gatherings and regular clubs, events and meet-ups to suit all sorts of interests. Our communities offer things like film nights, fish and chip lunches, knitting clubs, cocktail evenings, music, yoga, birthday parties and even the odd fiesta

Safe, secure and energy efficient

All our new Shared Ownership homes in Birmingham are designed with intelligent ergonomics and Modern Methods of Construction, carefully crafted with easy living in mind. Well-insulated, warm and energy efficient, you’ll benefit from lower living costs. All the latest safety and security features are built in, so you and your family will have the peace of mind of knowing that there’s a 24-hour emergency call system, intruder alarms, fire detection and a door camera entry system included as standard.

Development Highlights

  • Ideally located in the popular Birmingham suburb of Erdington, with local amenities including; supermarkets, healthcare services and eateries on your doorstep
  • Energy efficient retirement properties expertly designed with safety and security in mind for a stress-free independent lifestyle
  • Maintained landscaped gardens for evening cocktails and lazy summer afternoons
  • Elegant communal lounge for parties, events and everyday socialising with friends and new neighbours
  • Dedicated manager onsite during office hours to help keep everything running smoothly
  • Fantastic transport links for easy access to surrounding towns and villages including Birmingham city centre

Key Features

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    Camera entry system
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    Intruder alarm
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    24/7 call system
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    Car parking
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    Lifts to all floors
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    Mobility scooter room
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    Pets allowed
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    House Manager
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    Landscaped gardens
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Occupancy options

Found a property that takes your fancy? Find out more about the practical details including information on service charge and FAQS.

You can buy part of your home and pay rent on the rest, so you can move in and enjoy the benefits of the McCarthy Stone lifestyle without committing to outright purchase. The Shared Ownership scheme is run in conjunction with Homes England, our government approved partner.

Shared Ownership Explained

Find out how Shared Ownership with McCarthy Stone works. 

Offers Too Good To Miss

  • Smooth Move

    Easy Move

    Nobody expects moving home to be easy, but we’re here to help you every step of the way; from the moment you make a reservation, through to the day you move in. Our Easy Move service ensures everything goes like clockwork, which includes helping with the cost*.

    To find our more please call 0800 201 4811.

    *Terms and conditions apply

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    Part Exchange for a fast and hassle-free sale

    With Part Exchange, we can act as a cash buyer for your home. There’s no estate agent fees, no viewings and no chains. Just a guaranteed sale at a great price - so you could be enjoying the McCarthy Stone lifestyle sooner.

    To find out more please call 0800 201 4811.


Things to do in Erdington, Birmingham

Erdington is a vibrant and sought-after suburb of Birmingham with a thriving high street, plentiful amenities and impressive musical credentials: Pink Floyd famously recorded their live album Ummagumma at the iconic rock music venue Mothers and the founding members of the Moody Blues and ELO were born here.

This new McCarthy Stone Retirement Living development neighbours an impressive leisure centre with a pool, gym and regular exercise classes, making it perfect for those looking for an active retirement. There are many lovely golf courses nearby too, including Walmley Golf Club, Pype Hayes Golf Course and Handsworth Golf Club.

Pype Hayes is also the site of a beautiful park with a fishing pond, walking trails and tennis courts and there are lots of other green spaces close by. Brookvale Park is a small gem, while Witton Lakes Park offers picturesque lake side walks and cycle paths.

There are a range of public transport options adjacent to our retirement homes in Erdington with regular local bus services to Birmingham city centre (every 10 mins), Sutton Coldfield, Great Barr and Chelmsley Wood. Erdington train station has trains to Birmingham every 15 minutes. 

Erdington Facts:
0.3 miles
to Erdington High Street
5 miles
To central Birmingham
Botham Place
60 Orphanage Road, Erdington, Birmingham, B24 9HX
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  • Conveniently situated close to these local amenities:
  • Leisure Centre 0.01 miles
  • High Street 0.1 miles
  • Library 0.1 miles
  • Lidl 0.2 miles

The development is located 0.2 miles from Aldi and various local amenities including; the High Street (0.1 miles), a leisure centre (0.01 miles), a post office (0.3 miles), The Swan Pub (0.2 miles) and the Wilton Indoor Market (0.3 miles). 

You'll also find plenty of transport options in the area, including several local bus services with a stop close to the development, and the Erdington train station only 0.3 miles away, offering services into Birmingham New Street and further across the West Midlands.

Getting to Location

If you are using a Sat Nav system you may need the full address of this development. The postcode is newly created by Royal Mail and may not be accurate for some months.

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We bought 75%, and don’t pay any rent of the remaining 25%, which is lovely.

Our people

The Team at Botham Place

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Declan Fishwick
Business Development Manager
My aim is to assist you through every step of your journey when choosing your next home with McCarthy Stone, providing you with all the information you need to make an informed decision that’s the best decision for you. Helping our customers move to a beautiful new apartment but more importantly a fantastic new lifestyle make this role so rewarding.

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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.