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 and a 24-hour emergency call system provided via a personal pendant alarm and with call points in the bathroom.
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).
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.
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, bedroom and bathroom.
A spacious lounge benefiting from a dual aspect with views towards well maintained gardens towards the rear. The lounge has ample room for dining and also has a feature electric fire with surround which acts as an attractive focal point. TV and telephone points, ceiling light, fitted carpets, raised electric power sockets. 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 overlooking communal gardens above. Built-in oven, ceramic hob with extractor hood. Integrated fridge, freezer and under pelmet lighting. There is ample space for dining table and chairs.
Double bedroom with window overlooking communal gardens towards the rear. Built in mirror fronted wardrobe with sliding doors. TV and telephone points, ceiling light, fitted carpets, raised electric power sockets.
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.
• 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.
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.
Lease Length: 125 years from 2011
Ground rent: £435 per annum
Managed by: Your Life Management Services
It is a condition of purchase that the resident meets the minimum age requirement of 70 years.