Marden Court,

Marden Court, Grosvenor Drive, Whitley Bay

property description



Marden Court was built by McCarthy & Stone purpose built for retirement living. The development consists of 25 one and two-bedroom retirement apartments for the over 60s. The dedicated House Manager is on site during working hours 9.30am - 2.30pm, Monday - Friday to take care of things and make you feel at home. For your peace of mind the development has camera door entry and 24-hour emergency call systems, should you require assistance. The Homeowners' lounge provides a great space to socialise with friends and family. If your guests have travelled from afar, they can extend their stay by booking into the development Guest Suite (usually for a fee of £25 per night - subject to availability). It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 60 years or over.

Local Area

Marden Court is situated in the popular seaside town of Whitley Bay with bracing sea air, magnificent golden sands, The Spanish City Dome, dining and leisure centre, arcades, cafes and shops, Whitley Bay has remained ever popular with families for decades. Getting around couldn't be easier, Tyne & Wear Metro operates from Whitley Bay station and provides a regular service throughout the Metro network. Bus stops can be found close to Marden Court on Whitley Road and Park View, providing local services, together with connecting routes to Newcastle city centre, Newcastle International Airport and Gateshead.

Entrance Hall

Front door with spy hole leads to the large entrance hall - the 24-hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord system is situated in the hall. From the hallway there is a door to a walk-in storage cupboard/airing cupboard. Illuminated light switches, smoke detector, apartment security door entry system with intercom and emergency pull cord located in the hall. Doors lead to the lounge, bedrooms and shower room.


Spacious lounge with the benefit of a Juliet balcony overlooking communal gardens and additional side window making this room bright and airy. There is a feature electric fire with surround which acts as an attractive focal point and ample space for dining. TV, telephone points and two ceiling lights. Fitted carpets, raised electric power sockets. Partially double glazed door lead onto a separate kitchen.


Well equipped modern kitchen with tiled walls, cream ceramic flooring and a range of low and eye level units and drawers with black worktop and chrome handles. Stainless steel sink with mono lever tap, drainer and UPVC double glazed window above to the side of the development. Eye level oven, ceramic hob, cooker hood, integral fridge freezer.

Bedroom One

Double bedroom with window overlooking communal gardens. Door to walk-in wardrobe housing hanging rails and shelving. Fitted carpets, raised electric power sockets, ceiling lights and TV and phone point.

En-suite Bathroom

Fully tiled and fitted with suite comprising of bath with electric shower over. WC, vanity unit with sink and mirror above.

Bedroom Two

Generous second bedroom which could be used for dining or a study. Fitted carpets, raised electric power sockets and ceiling light.

Shower Room

Fully tiled and fitted with suite comprising of walk-in shower, WC, sink with mirror above.

Service Charge

• Cleaning of communal windows
• Water rates for communal areas and apartments
• Underfloor heating
• Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
• 24-hour emergency call system
• Upkeep of gardens and grounds
• Repairs and maintenance to the interior and exterior communal areas
• Contingency fund including internal and external redecoration of communal areas
• Buildings insurance
The service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV. Find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.

Car Parking Permit Scheme- subject to availability

Parking is by allocated space subject to availability. The fee is £250 per annum and are available on a first come, first served basis. Please check with the House Manager on site for availability.

Ground Rent- £495 per annum

Council Tax Band- C

Property Consultant

Georgia  Brown, Property Consultant - North England and Scotland

Georgia Brown

01202 362492