Kenilworth Road, Balsall Common, Coventry

Asking Price Of - £130,000



A spacious 2 bedroom, ground floor retirement apartment in the heart of Balsall Common. Generous accommodation, stylish kitchen, large lounge/diner with patio door, refitted shower room, great size bedrooms, communal lounge/kitchen/gardens, house manager, car park, no upward chain.


If you are new to the village let me tell you all about our local community. Rose court is a great location, right by Lavender Hall Park, perfect for an afternoon stroll, and a short walk into the village centre. The village centre is thriving and provides a wide range of amenities and close to all the services you may need; a good selection of shops, opticians, dentist, vets, post office and also not too far away from Balsall Common medical centre. There are several mini-markets; Sainsburys, Waitrose, Tesco and rumour of Aldi/Lidl supermarkets in the not too distant future. There are several coffee shops to meet friends, local pubs and if you drive, then the large super markets are in Coventry (A45) and Kenilworth.

The village has Berkswell Train Station on the London line for access into Birmingham and Coventry. The location is also convenient to catch the bus.

Are you a social animal, well then, there are many community groups in Balsall and Berkswell. Choirs, craft and Church groups just to name some. We are able to point you in the right direction if you tell us what your interests are. Plus you will lbe living with like-minded people with similar interest to introduce you to local societies.


If you’re searching a peaceful apartment with the company of other like-minded residents close-by, then this development works really well for you. However, should you like your own time, then you can have the privacy of your own apartment. This popular development works really well however you like to live your life. The communal areas offer a porch with door access system for peace of mind, a welcoming hallway with the manager’s office set close by, and a large communal living area. There is also a kitchen area which is perfect for tea and coffee mornings with your fellow residents to sit and enjoy a game of scrabble or a good natter.

Furthermore, the communal laundry is there for use within daytime hours providing a number of washing machines and dryers. There is a WC for communal use.

Outside, plenty of communal residents parking and a generous communal garden.


Ginger are proud to offer this rare opportunity of a two bedroom ground floor retirement apartment within the heart of Balsall Common village.

This property offers a unique position having its own patio door off the living room, which provides its own entrance from the car as well as the usual secure communal entrance and your front door from the inner hallway.

The apartment itself offers generous accommodation, providing a large lounge/diner, a modern kitchen with integrated appliances, a generous main bedroom with fitted wardrobes, a good sized flexible second bedroom/study, a modern recently re-fitted shower room, and internal hallway with useful storage cupboards.

Outside, the property shares a communal car park, communal lounge, kitchen and laundry as well as well-maintained gardens around the development. For your peace of mind and convenience there is a super-friendly house manager here during normal weekday office hours. The development is accessed by an internal intercom system, as well as a emergency in an out of office hours pull cord service in the apartment.


The hallway is L-shaped, providing the main front door to the apartment, with access into the lounge/diner, bedrooms and shower room. The hallway is neutrally presented, with contrasting carpets, and has been treated to a new storage heater. The apartment offers good storage, with two generous storage cupboards for your hideaways, as well as there being ceiling lighting on a dimmable switch, power, as well as the control unit for the emergency pull cord system.


This apartment offers generous living, accommodation, boasting a spacious L-shaped lounge/dining room which enjoys a large window with accompanying door to the side to lead out the patio. Which in turn, provides an external private entrance, a short walking distance to the car park, and around to walk into the village and neighbouring park.

The lounge/diner is a lovely space, bright and provides generous floor space for your large living room furniture, sofas, chairs, media centre, plenty of space for your storage cabinets and bookshelves, as well as having space for a dining table. The living room also has a feature fireplace with an electric fan coal-effect fireplace set within and a recently replaced storage heater.

The living room has mid-height power points, wall lighting, and connectivity for your phone and internet, and TV aerial point.

The kitchen is spacious, well-planned out with all you need close on hand, and has also been replaced in recent times to offer a good compliment of wall and base units with generous work-surface space for your smaller appliances with power points around. Still leaving plenty of space to prepare your meals. The kitchen has space for your free-standing larder fridge/freezer, as well as having an integrated Hotpoint single oven and grill, a four-ring electric Hotpoint hob set above and extractor hood over. There is also a sink and drainer with under-counter lighting, extractor fan and light and splash-back tiling around the work-surfaces, and easy to manage vinyl tile-effect flooring. Most of all, the kitchen is conveniently located next to the dining area so not far to bring out meals.


Bedroom number one is a generous size, and works really well for accommodating large furniture, bed side tables, and still leaving plenty of space around for your free-standing furniture, as well as benefiting from built-in wardrobes with smoked mirrored doors. The bedroom is lovely and light, providing a large opening double glazed windows to ensure plenty of natural light, as well as the room being neutrally presented with contrasting carpets. In addition, the owners have recently replaced the storage heating throughout with timer facilities. The room has wall lighting, mid-height power points for ease of reach, as well as the emergency pull cord. A super-generous space.

Bedroom number two is also a generous size, neutrally presented with contrasting carpets, and delivers a flexible space, whether as a second bedroom, separate dining room or a study. The room also enjoys a large opening double glazed window, a recently replaced Dimplex storage heater to match the other bedroom, as well as benefiting from fitted wardrobes with smoked mirrored front doors. There’s wall lighting, mid-height power points, and the emergency pull cord, placed where you would expect to place a bed.

The shower room is just a few steps away from the bedrooms, a spacious room, providing a modern suite, which has been recently re-fitted to offer a white hi-gloss vanity storage unit, which is perfect for your toiletries, with a moulded large wash basin with individual hot and cold taps, as well as having a handy storage cabinet with a mirror above. There is a double sized shower with curved glass doors, a modern Mira Sport electric unit, as well as having assistance grab rails within. There is also a WC which has a conveniently placed button to the side for emergency assistance should you have a trip or fall. The shower room is neutrally presented with vinyl tiled floor for ease of cleaning, as well as there being an electric radiator for your towels, extractor fan and lighting. There’s also a shaver point and a handy recess for your towels and toiletries.


We are advised this property is Leasehold, please seek confirmation from your legal representative.

The service charge is £ Ground rent £ Years remaining on lease are

We are advised the council tax band C is payable to Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council.

Ginger have not checked appliances nor have we seen sight of any building regulations or planning permissions. You should take guidance from your legal representative before purchasing any property.

Room sizes and property layout are presented in good faith as a guide only. Although we have taken every step to ensure the plans are as accurate as possible, you must rely on your own measurements or those of your surveyor. Not every room is accounted for when giving the total floor space. Dimensions are generally taken at the widest points.

The vendor advises of the following charges:
Ground rent currently £533.68 pa paid in two instalments 6 months in advance.
Service charge £5222.02 pa paid as above.
Both are about to be paid by 1st September.

All information we provide is in good faith and as a general guide to the property. Subjective comments in these descriptions imply the opinion of the selling agent at the time these details were prepared. However, the opinions of a purchaser may differ. Details have been verified by the sellers.