Barnes Wallis Court

Barnes Wallis Court, Charles Briggs Avenue, Howden, Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire. DN14 7FA

property description


Barnes Wallis Court was built by McCarthy & Stone has been designed and constructed for modern retirement living. The development consists of 38 one and two-bedroom retirement apartments for the over 60s. The dedicated House Manager is on site during working hours to take care of things and make you feel at home. There's no need to worry about the burden of maintenance costs as the service charge covers the cost of all external maintenance, gardening and landscaping, external window cleaning, buildings insurance, water rates and security systems. All energy costs of the laundry room, homeowners lounge and other communal areas are also covered in the service charge. 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

Barnes Wallis Court is situated in a small Market Town located 17 miles south of York, set in the East Riding of Yorkshire. The quaint Market Place boasts a selection of specialty shops, cafes and coaching inns. There is also a Library which is also home to the Shire Hall, which hosts many local events and functions. There are two supermarkets and a selection of local traders which includes a bakers and butcher. The rail station which is located in North Howden which is 1&1/5 miles from Howden provides direct transport links to Hull, Selby, London and Leeds there is also regular bus service connecting Howden to the surrounding towns and villages.

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.


This spacious double aspect lounge with 3 Upvc double glazed windows and has ample space for a dining table, leading through to the kitchen. TV and telephone points. Fitted carpets, raised electric power sockets.


Fully tiled and fitted kitchen with a range of modern low and eye level units and drawers with a roll top work surface. Stainless steel sink with mono lever tap and drainer with Upvc double glazed window. Integrated Hotpoint cooking appliances to include electric oven and four ring electric hob with stainless steel chimney style extractor hood above. Integrated larder style fridge freezer.

Bedroom One

Double bedroom with Upvc window. This room has the benefit of a double mirror fronted wardrobe and addtional built in wardrobe providing useful stroage. Fitted carpets and raised electric power sockets. Internal door leads into:

En Suite

Fully tiled and fitted with suite comprising of level access shower with glass screen and hand rail. Low level WC, vanity unit with wash basin and mirror above. Shaving point, heated chrome effect hand towel radiator.

Bedroom Two

Double second bedroom has the benefit of a comprehensive range of additional fited wardrobes. Upvc double glazed window. Fitted carpets, raised electric power sockets.


Fully tiled and fitted with suite comprising of bath with shower over, Low level WC, vanity unit with wash basin and mirror above. Shaving point, heated chrome effect hand towel radiator.

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
The service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV, but does include the cost of your House Manager, your water rates, the 24-hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas, exterior property maintenance and gardening. 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 usually £250 per annum, but may vary by development. Permits are available on a first come, first served basis. Please check with the House Manager on site for availability.


125 years from 2013

Ground Rent

£495 pa


  • Friendly community
  • Central location
  • Camera door entry system
  • Homeowners communal lounge
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Guest suite
  • Laundry room
  • Lift to all floors
  • Part exchange available
  • Pleasae call McCarthy and Stone Resales to arrange a viewing

Property Consultant

Kristy Bishop, Property Consultant - North England and Scotland

Kristy Bishop

01202 362495