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Feature Development – Thorneycroft, Tettenhall

Posted 9 September 2021 by Keith Osborne

Thorneycroft is a retirement development in a sought-after part of the West Midlands, from award-winning McCarthy Stone…

McCarthy Stone, the WhatHouse? Award-winning specialist developer that has a five-star rating for customer satisfaction from the Home Builders Federation, is offering a number of properties at Thorneycroft, one of its Retirement Living PLUS range of developments for over-70s.

This collection of one- and two-bedroom apartments is located just two-and-a-half miles from the centre of Wolverhampton in the desirable village of Tettenhall. A stroll from home and there’s an impressive range of shops and amenities close at hand, including a Co-op, a hairdresser, a butcher, a delicatessen, an artisan bakery, and a good selection of restaurants. A bus service from just outside the entrance to Thorneycroft takes just a few minutes to reach the city centre.

The development has 29 one-bedroom apartments and 28 two-bedroom apartments, all of which have been thoughtfully designed for older residents. Easily adaptable for wheelchair access, each has a fully fitted kitchens, electric kitchen windows, bathrooms with heated towel rails, raised height electrical sockets, fitted wardrobes in the main bedrooms and energy-efficient underfloor heating, which also means no radiators, meaning more free living space.

All residents can enjoy extensive landscaped gardens, an on-site bistro and the communal lounge with Wi-Fi access. For safety and security, there is a camera entry system, a 24-hour emergency call system in place, and a fully trained on-site care team on hand around the clock, providing flexible care packages.

One example of the homes currently available at Thorneycroft  is Apartment 14, which is a one-bedroom apartment with 624 sq ft of living space on the ground floor. This has a spacious lounge and off this room is the fully fitted kitchen. The bedroom is a large double, with lots of room for furniture and accessibility, and the bonus of a walk-in wardrobe. This home also comes with a walk-in shower room and a handy large cupboard off the hallway. It is priced at £269,950.

ThorneycroftCommunal lounge at Thorneycroft

Apartment 55 is on the second floor at priced at £360,450 (or £3,000pcm to rent) and has a total of 926 sq ft of living space. There’s a Juliet balcony off the lounge, and there is also a door to the fitted kitchen. Both bedrooms are sizeable double, and bedroom one has a large walk-in wardrobe to add some very useful storage space. This property has a room with WC, basin and walk-in shower, and an additional separate WC. Making full use of the floor space, there is a substantial walk-in cupboard off the hallway to help declutter the other rooms.

Currently, one-bedroom apartments here start at £200,000 and two-bedroom apartments are priced from £320,450. There are also rental and part buy-part rent options. The costs of renting (including service charge) are from £1,830 and from £2,750 respectively for one- and two-bedroom apartments.

There are two upcoming events at Thorneycroft. On Tuesday 14 September, from 2.00pm to 4.00pm, there’s a Harvest Festival Tasting Menu and on Wednesday 22 September, from 11.00am to 4.00pm, a Macmillan Coffee Day with live music takes place.

Find out more about Thorneycroft from McCarthy Stone.


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