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).

Local area

Marden Court is situated in the popular seaside town of Whitley Bay with 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 hallway

Your front door with spy hole leads to the large entrance hall where there are illuminated light switches, a smoke detector, the apartment's security door entry system and the 24-hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord system are all situated in the hall. There is a door to a walk-in storage cupboard/airing cupboard, an additional storage cupboard and further doors lead to the lounge, two bedrooms and bathroom.


This delightful dual aspect lounge benefits from a door opening onto a Juliet balcony which overlook the development. There is ample space for dining, and a feature electric fire and stone effect surround. There are TV and telephone points and a Sky/Sky+ connection point. Two ceiling lights, fitted carpets, raised electric power sockets. Door leads into the separate kitchen.


Fully tiled fitted kitchen with a range of modern low and eye level units with under pelmet lighting and drawers with a granite effect roll top work surface over. Inset stainless steel sink and drainer with mono lever tap and double window above. Eye level oven, ceramic hob, cooker hood over and integral fridge freezer.

Bedroom One

Double bedroom with window overlooking communal gardens. Plentiful storarge is provided by an attractive range of bedroom furniture incorporating wardrobes, bedside drawers and storage cupboards. 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

Fitted with suite comprising of walk in shower cubicle and hand rail. WC, vanity unit with sink and mirror above, electric towel heater and emergency pull-cord.

Bedroom Two

Generous second bedroom which could be used for dining or a study, if required. Fitted bedroom furniture. Attractive outlook across the communal gardens with raised electric power sockets and ceiling light.


Fully tiled and fitted with suite comprising of walk-in shower, WC, sink with mirror above, electric towel rail and emergency pull-cord.

Car parking

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.

Service charge

• House Manager
• Cleaning of communal windows
• Water rates for communal areas and apartments
• Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
• Window Cleaning (outside only)
• 24-hour emergency call system
• Upkeep of gardens and grounds
• Camera door-entry system
• Intruder-alarm system
• 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. To find out more about the service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.

Leasehold information

Lease length: 125 years from 2013
Ground rent: £495 per annum
Managed by: McCarthy and Stone Management Services
It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 60 years or over.


  • Beautiful two bedroom corner apartment
  • Dual aspect, with Juliet balcony
  • Fitted bedroom furniture to both bedrooms
  • Over 60's retirement development
  • Guest suite for friends and family
  • 24 hour careline
  • House manager on site
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Part exchange scheme available
  • Call McCarthy and Stone Resales to view 0345 556 4104.

Property Consultant

Kristy Bishop, Property Consultant - North East region

Kristy Bishop

0345 556 4120