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 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 Hallway

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


A bright and airy lounge with the benefit of a Juliet balcony. There is a feature electric fire with surround which acts as an attractive focal point and ample space for dining. TV, telephone points, two ceiling lights, fitted carpets, raised electric power sockets. Partially double glazed door leads onto a separate kitchen.


Well equipped and bright 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. Eye level oven, ceramic hob, cooker hood, integral fridge freezer.


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.

Shower Room

Fully tiled and fitted with suite comprising of walk-in shower with glass screen, low level WC, sink with vanity unit and mirror above. 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
• 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.

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.


  • One bedroom apartment
  • Over 60's retirement development
  • Residents Lounge
  • House manager on site
  • Within 200 yards of local shops and amenities
  • Guest suite for friends and family
  • 24 Hour Careline
  • 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