Kenton Lodge,

Kenton Road, Gosforth, Newcastle Upon Tyne

property description



Kenton Lodge was built by McCarthy & Stone purpose built for retirement living plus formally assisted living. The development consists of 53 one and two-bedroom retirement apartments for the over 70s. There is an Estates Manager on site and a 24-hour emergency call system provided via a personal pendant alarm and with call points in the bathroom, hallway and bedroom.
The development includes a Homeowners' lounge, dining room and landscaped gardens. There is a guest suite for visitors who wish to stay (additional charges apply). A car parking – permit scheme applies, check with the House Manager for availability.

Local Area

Kenton Lodge is situated in Gosforth which is bursting with history, you’ll find a delightful mix of green open spaces such as Dukes Moor and Central Park with its attractive avenues of lime trees, ornamental flower and rose beds, plus busier areas where you can shop or enjoy the arts. It has a thriving shopping area which provides locals with all the amenities they need. As well as hosting a range of independent and well known shops such as Sainsburys, Boots and WH Smith, a number of banks, hairdressers and cafes are also located there. Lovers of golf will appreciate the number of golf courses including the City of Newcastle Golf Club, High Gosforth Golf Course and Gosforth Golf Course.


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 /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 bedroom, living room and bathroom


Spacious living room with French doors leading onto a walk out balcony. Plentiful space for dining. Electric fire in attractive fire surround provides nice focal point. TV and telephone points. Two ceiling lights. Fitted carpets, raised electric power sockets. Door to kitchen.


A fully fitted modern kitchen incorporating wall and base units in a cream gloss finish, coordinating work surfaces and upstands. Stainless steel sink and lever tap. Integrated appliances include eye level fitted oven, ceramic hob, splashback, cooker hood, under pelmet lighting and fridge / freezer. Tiled floor.

Bedroom One

Double bedroom with window offering plentiful light and views over landscaped gardens. Benefiting from walk in wardrobe providing useful storage, shelving and hanging rails. Ceiling lights, TV and phone point.


Wet room style with walk in shower, low level WC and vanity unit with illuminated mirror above. Non slip flooring. Chrome heated towel rail and emergency pull-cord.

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 Kenton Lodge 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, but does include the cost of your Estates 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 Estates Manager.

Car parking - 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.

Leasehold Information

Lease length: 999 years from 2016
Ground rent: £435 per annum
Managed by: Your Life Management Services


  • One bedroom balcony apartment
  • Estate Manager and staff on site 24 hours a day
  • Guest Suite
  • 24-hour Careline, Bespoke Care Packages
  • Residents Lounge and Table Service restaurant
  • Within 50 yards of bus stops
  • 1 hour of domestic help per week covered in the service charge
  • Mobility scooter storage room
  • Part exchange available
  • Call McCarthy and Stone Resales to arrange a viewing 0345 556 4104

Property Consultant

Kristy Bishop, Property Consultant - North East region

Kristy Bishop

0345 556 4120