North Gate Court

Shortmead Street, Biggleswade

property description


North Gate Court

North Gate Court is situated in the popular town of Biggleswade in Bedfordshire and offers an array of amenities including a newly renovated retail park, various public houses, restaurants, local shops and supermarkets. Kings Cross station can be reached in 29 minutes via the fast train and the capital can also be reached by road via the A1 making Biggleswade a fantastic base for the commuter.
The development has been designed and constructed for modern living. The apartments boast Sky+ connection points in living rooms, fitted wardrobes in master bedrooms, camera video entry system for use with a standard TV, and for your peace of mind, 24-Hour emergency call systems. There are communal areas such as the homeowners' lounge, which is a great space for social events or enjoy the views over the river and surrounding fields from the communal gardens and patio. For added convenience, there is a guest suite which visitors can book into for a small fee (usually around £25).The House Manager is on site during the day 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, security and energy costs of the laundry room. It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 60 years or over.

Apartment Overview

Beautifully presented apartment enjoying a unique layout. The apartment was originally a two bedroom apartment but the current owners converted the second bedroom to create a spacious, open plan living/dining room. Double glazed door and side window from the main living room allows access to a walk-out balcony with stunning views over the river and countryside. Further benefits from a double bedroom with fitted wardrobes, a modern kitchen with built in appliances and a shower room that boasts a bath and separate shower cubicle.
Permission can be requested from McCarthy and Stone to replace the wall between the living room and bedroom two if required.

Entrance Hall

Front door with spy hole and letter box leading to a spacious hall. Two large walk-in storage/airing cupboards. Emergency intercom. Doors leading to bathroom, living room and bedrooms

Living room

Bright and spacious living room with access to a walk out balcony overlooking the river and countryside. The wall to the adjoining room (originally bedroom two) has been removed to provide a lovely open plan living/dining room with ample space to include a study area if desired. TV and telephone connectivity, a range of sockets, ceiling lights, fitted carpets, curtains.


Modern, upgraded kitchen with a range of wall and base units. Roll edge work surfaces. Single bowl stainless sink with drainer sits beneath a double glazed windows enjoying riverside views. Built in electric oven and microwave. Ceramic hob with cooker hood above. Integrated fridge/freezer, free standing dishwasher. Double glazed window. Ceiling light, vinyl flooring.

Master bedroom

The spacious bedroom with double glazed window and stunning views over the river and fields. Fitted mirror fronted wardrobe. TV point, telephone, and power points. Wall mounted electric heater.

Bedroom Two

Bedroom two has been cleverly converted to provide an open plan living/dining room. Electric sockets, ceiling light, fitted carpets, electric wall heater.

Shower room

Fully fitted suite comprising of bath and separate shower cubicle. WC; Vanity unit wash hand basin with mirror over. Heated towel rail, medicine cabinet. Full height wall tiling, slip-resistant vinyl flooring.

Car Parking

Residents only on-site car park. For visitors - there is a Council owned car park opposite the Development.

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, our 24-hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas, exterior property maintenance and gardening. To find out more about the service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.

Service charge: £3,453.66 p.a (for financial year end 31/03/2023).

Lease Information

125 years from 1st June 2008
Ground rent - annual charge £495


  • Spacious open plan living/dining room
  • Walk out balcony with river views
  • Refitted kitchen
  • Close to supermarket and town centre
  • Communal lounge
  • Riverside patio
  • Guest Suite
  • House Manager
  • 24 hour emergency response
  • Secure door entry

Property Consultant

Janet Robinson, Property Consultant - East Midlands region

Janet Robinson

0345 556 4120