Dovecote Meadow

Extra Care

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Re-sales Availability - Call the Sales Team for further details on 0345 608 4021
Dovecote Meadow, Fordfield Road, SUNDERLAND, SR4 0FA

This court is made up of properties to buy and rent.

For sale
To rent
Minimum age: 55


  • Communal lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Guest suite available
  • Laundry
  • Buggy store
  • Communal gardens
  • Activities room

About Dovecote Meadow

Dovecote Meadow, an extra care scheme situated in the Sunderland suburb of Ford Estate, offers residents a range of amenities on-site and close by, as well as a strong sense of community.

The court is 10 to 15 minutes away from Sunderland city centre and five minutes from Pallion High Street. There is a convenience store close to the court, and the nearest supermarket is a Lidl, around 10 minutes away, and there is an Asda and a Tesco close by as well.

Nearby attractions include Mowbray Park in Sunderland city centre, which also has the Empire Theatre and Empire Cinema. There is a dry ski slope in Silksworth, around six miles from Dovecote Meadow, and Herrington Country Park is around four miles away. There are regular buses into Sunderland from a stop outside the court. These also take you to Pallion high street and Sunderland Royal Hospital.

Dovecote Meadow offers a restaurant, hairdressers, and three residents’ lounges, one with a television, keyboard and pool table. There are two guest rooms, five lifts and three laundry rooms.

The court has a number of gardens, the main one featuring a patio with a pergola. There are meandering paths around the site, taking in the communal greenhouse and attractive raised beds.

Members of the public are welcome to use the communal facilities at the court, which helps integrate the scheme with the local community.

Life at Dovecote Meadow

Residents at Dovecote Meadow enjoy a range of social activities, including coffee mornings, dominoes, bingo sessions, get-togethers in the lounge and games nights. There is an active social committee which organises activities.

Map and facilities

Housing type:
Extra Care
Number of properties:
Building type:
2 bedroom flats
Support & care:
Appello Careline, Site-based care staff, Non-Resident Scheme Manager
This court is pet friendly - please ask the court manager for more information

What's nearby

  • Bus stop
  • Shop
  • Post office
  • GP Surgery
  • Social activities
  • Town centre

Housing & Care 21's response:

We take the findings of CQC inspections very seriously and have implemented an action plan to address the issues raised in the latest report, and aim to improve the rating at the next inspection.‚Äč