Wheatley Place, Shirley
Over 70's retirement village
In the heart of sought-after Shirley, Solihull, this stunning new Retirement Living PLUS development comprises of 66 one and two bedroom retirement apartments for sale - or for rent – exclusive to the over 70s, alongside some outstanding communal facilities.
- Sought-after Solihull suburb location of Shirley
- On-site chef-run bistro
- Communal lounge, bar and private dining room
- Wellness suite/spa
- Manager onsite 24/7
- Exercise Studio with regular classes
- Games room for art and craft activities and clubs
- Excellent local amenities
- Pets Allowed
- Car parking
- Guest suite
- Camera entry system
- Landscaped gardens
Things to do in Shirley
With a wealth of amenities nearby, a local neighbourhood feel and the hustle and bustle of Birmingham within easy reach, Shirley offers both calm and convenience. A short bus ride away you’ll find a small shopping centre that has all of your day-to-day needs covered, and within half a mile there’s a large supermarket and a retail park. The retirement development has onsite parking, plus great transport links, with both Solihull and Widney Manor train stations less than 3 miles away.
You’ll find various green spaces within easy reach of the development site. At the nearby Hillfield Park, take a stroll around the lake and explore the various walking trails. And you only have to travel a little further to reach Brueton Park, which borders the River Blythe and is home to a charming cafe and nature centre.
Shirley boasts a wealth of local golf clubs. Within a five-mile radius you’ll at least five different clubs, all accepting both visitors and new members. With a floodlit driving range and tuition, Widney Manor Golf Club is a great place for beginners. Copt Heath Golf Club is a joy to play with its renowned deep bunkers and subtle greens and Robin Hood Golf Club now boasts some of the most challenging holes in the Midlands. Hollywood Golf Club has a history stretching back over 100 years and Fulford Heath Golf Club was designed by James Braid, the five times Open winner. Or for something a little different, why not head to the National Motorcycle Museum? It’s the largest motorcycle museum in the world.The development is conveniently located close to the Stratford Road, making it well situated for all of your local shopping needs. Plus, the Parkgate Shopping Centre is just 2 miles away.
You will also find three parks within 3 miles. They’re the perfect spot to enjoy the walking trails, ornamental gardens and lakes.
Transport links are good to Solihull and further afield. The train station is just over 2 miles away but you will also find many bus stops located along the Stratford Road.
In the heart of sought-after Shirley, Solihull, this stunning new Retirement Living PLUS development comprises of 66 one and two bedroom retirement apartments for sale – or for rent – exclusive to the over 70s, alongside some outstanding communal facilities, including a wonderful roof terrace, games room, exercise studio and wellness suite/spa. Foundry Place is located just a mile from Shirley’s thriving high street areas in a quiet residential neighbourhood. You’ll find post office, doctor’s surgery, banks and building societies, as well as a host of shops, restaurants and pubs nearby, plus excellent transport links to central Birmingham and beyond.
Discover Retirement Living with a big PLUS
In these delightfully hassle-free and high-spec Retirement Living PLUS apartments, we’ll help you take care of the little things – as well as the bigger chores – so you can focus on doing what you love. You’d find all the benefits of a Retirement Living development but with thoughtful extra services that are there for you now, and in the future. This includes a friendly Manager onsite at all times and a chef run bistro, for when you don’t feel like cooking – or just fancy a barista-style coffee with a friend. There’s also an exercise studio for fitness classes, a games room for clubs, crafts and activities and a Wellness Suite/Spa for everything from beauty treatments and hairdressing to therapeutic massage. An hour’s domestic support every week is included – more if you want it, plus the option of tailored personal care on tap should you need it. Pets are welcome too!
Low maintenance and sociable
This Retirement Living development in Solihull is designed to encourage community feeling to flourish, while also allowing you to enjoy the complete privacy of your own spacious retirement apartment. You’ll find stylish communal spaces, including a luxurious lounge with free Wi-Fi, games room, exercise studio, bar and private dining room and a large, landscaped garden and roof terrace – ideal for meeting your friends, neighbours and family for a drink and a chat. There will also be a hotel-style guest suite as a convenient alternative when people come to stay. The communal facilities will become social hubs – a hive of informal gatherings and regular clubs, events and meet-ups to suit all sorts of interests. You’ll find things like film nights, pie and mash lunches, knitting clubs, cocktail evenings, music, yoga, birthday parties and even the odd fiesta.
Safe and secure
All our new retirement apartments are designed with intelligent ergonomics and Modern Methods of Construction to ensure they are a joy to live in. As well as being well-insulated, warm and energy-efficient, they have the latest safety and security features built in. You’ll benefit from a 24-hour emergency call system, fire detection and door camera entry, so you can see who it is before answering the door, as well as the reassurance of a manager onsite at all times.