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39 Retirement Living Places

Adjacent to Allesley Hall, within the grounds of Allesley Park is The Dovecotes, a community of 39 retirement living apartments. The two-bed apartments are split over two levels, and benefit from the beautiful surrounding gardens and good access to local amenities.

The Dovecotes is a beautiful building, established in 1910 by William Isaac Iliffe, founder of the Coventry Evening Telegraph and later extended in the 1980s. The site's heritage dates back to the 12th century, old records refer to a castle on a high knoll to the rear of Allesley Hall and in the 18th century, a walled garden was built in the surrounding Allesley Park. Once part of the estate, it has now been renovated by volunteers to recreate a Georgian kitchen garden. Allesley Park opens to the public during the national Heritage Weekend when visitors can view the historic grounds, the garden’s rare trees – including an ancient yew reputed to be over 1,200 years old and the 18th century brick-built dovecote (once housing over 500 birds) from which the The Dovecotes takes its name. 

Living the way you choose

It’s your life, so you should choose how you live it. This is what MHA offers you with retirement living. At The Dovecotes you can keep all the elements of your life that you enjoy – the same independence, privacy and everyday freedom – plus the reassurance of emergency support at any time and a beautifully appointed apartment designed for your ease and convenience.

You may be looking to move house for any number of reasons. A new home could be better suited to your needs or for continuing to share your lives together if you are a couple. Perhaps you are looking to downsize or want an apartment where all the appliances are conveniently placed and everything is designed for ease of use. Maybe you’d like the reassurance of a call button to reach trained staff in an emergency.

The Dovecotes is an attractive place where you can enjoy your privacy, but with a thriving community on your doorstep.  On any given day, you might be meeting friends in the lounge or café bistro, taking a trip out to the surrounding area or relaxing in your apartment; doing whatever you please.

Your home

Your apartment at The Dovecotes will be your home, in every sense. Though it will be fully fitted when you move in, it is your space to decorate and personalise in any way you choose. As your home, it has been designed for your comfort and convenience. From its level access throughout and anti-slip flooring in the kitchen and bathroom to the raised power points, every element has been considered to ensure it is safe, attractive and accessible. Furthermore, it includes a call system for you to reach staff for 24-hour emergency cover.

Your Life, Your Options

What can you do at The Dovecotes? In a nutshell: whatever you choose. As part of a vibrant community of like-minded people who value their time and independence and with a range of social and leisure facilities, you’ll have every opportunity to enjoy company, make friends, and pursue personal interests. We also offer the services of a Chaplain; whether you follow a faith or would just like a personal discussion on any issue, you can be sure of confidential support in the way that’s right for you. Relaxing at home or meeting others outside ... how you spend your time will always be your choice.

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Dovecotes
Allesley Hall Drive 
Coventry 
CV5 9AD

Tel: 02476 712332

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