Henderson Court,

Henderson Court, North Road, Ponteland, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE20 9GY

property description


Henderson Court was built by McCarthy & Stone purpose built for retirement living plus formally assisted living. The development consists of 59 one and two-bedroom retirement apartments for the over 70s. There is an Estates Manager on site, 24 hour staffing and a 24-hour emergency call system provided via a personal pendant alarm and with call points in each room.
As well as the privacy of your own apartment, there’s the opportunity to lead a full and active social life. You can call into the homeowners’ lounge whenever you feel like company, and it’s a lovely place to meet up with friends or join in the many activities organised by homeowners and the Estate Management team. The lounge is also the perfect space to invite friends and family over for a special celebration.
Open every day, our table service restaurant serves tasty and nutritious lunches for our homeowners and their friends and family, at a very reasonable price. All the food is freshly prepared and we can cater for special dietary requirements. For a special occasion or celebration, you’re also welcome to book our function room and there is a computer available to use here.
Henderson Court also benefits from landscaped gardens and a guest suite for visitors who wish to stay (additional charges apply).

Local Area

Henderson Court is ideally located on North Road in the historic village of Ponteland conveniently located for the villages shopping facilities. The local Health Centre, post office and Chemist are located at Broadway Shopping Centre, which is just off Thornhill Road. The village centre boast a Sainsbury and Waitrose supermarket, Opticians and several banks with a selection of eateries found just along Ponteland Road and West Road. The nearest major shopping centres are Newcastle City Centre and the Metro Centre at Gateshead. The village has numerous clubs and societies as diverse as Local History groups to Repertory Societies, and for those with an active lifestyles there is a Leisure Centre and Swimming Pool.

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 bathroom.


A spacious lounge benefiting from a Juliet balcony and additional window which provide the late afternoon sun and views overlooking communal gardens. There is ample room for dining and a feature electric fire and surround which acts as an attractive focal point. TV and telephone points, ceiling light, fitted carpets, raised electric power sockets and 24-hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord. Partially glazed door lead onto a separate kitchen.


Fully fitted modern kitchen with a range of base and wall units and tiled floor. Stainless steel sink with mono block lever tap and electrically operated window above providing the full morning sun. Built-in oven, ceramic hob with extractor hood. Integrated fridge, freezer and under pelmet lighting. 24-hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord.

Bedroom One

Generous bedroom with built in wardrobe with mirrored door. Ceiling light, fitted carpets, raised electric power sockets and 24-hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord.

Bedroom Two

Double second bedroom which could be used for dining with window overlooking communal gardens towards the rear. Ceiling light, fitted carpets, raised electric power sockets and 24-hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord.


Fully tiled and fitted with suite comprising of walk-in shower and bath, low level WC, vanity unit with sink, cupboard and storage and mirror above. 24-hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord.


Carpets, curtains, light fittings and electric fire in lounge are included in the price.

Service Charge

• Cleaning of communal windows
• Water rates for communal areas and apartments
• 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

1 hour of domestic support per week is included in the service charge at Henderson Court with additional services including care and support available at an extra charge. However, this can be from as little as 15 minutes per session which can be increased or decreased to suit your needs.

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 Estates Manager.

Car Parking Permit Scheme- subject to availability

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


125 years from 2011

Property Consultant

Kristy Bishop, Property Consultant - North England and Scotland

Kristy Bishop

01202 362495