Marden Court

Grosvenor Drive, Whitley Bay

property description


Marden Court

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 is the hub of the development with many social activities taking place here and provides a great space to socialise with neighbours, 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).
Residents have use of a fully equipped laundry room and mobility scooter charging points.
There is car parking on-site and spaces are allocated, subject to availability (please speak with the house manager to confirm availability).

Local Area

Marden Court is centrally located to Whitley Bay town centre being just 100 yards from the towns shops and amenities.
Whitley Bay is a popular seaside town 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 Hall

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

Living room

A generously sized and wonderfully bright and airy dual aspect living room with the benefit of two Juliet balconies. There is a feature electric fire with stone effect surround which acts as an attractive focal point and ample space for dining. There are TV and telephone points, two ceiling lights, fitted carpets, curtains and raised electric power sockets. A partially glazed door leads into the separate kitchen.


A fully fitted kitchen with a range of wall and base level, wood effect, cupboards and drawers with a granite effect roll top work surface. Stainless steel sink and drainer unit with mono lever tap sits beneath a double glazed easterly aspect window, with blind, to the side of the development. Integrated appliances include a raised level oven, ceramic hob with cooker hood over, fridge and freezer. Tiled splash backs, tiled flooring, under counter lighting and central ceiling spotlights.

Bedroom One

A spacious double bedroom with an attractive easterly aspect and benefitting from a walk-in wardrobe housing hanging rails and shelving. Fitted carpets, curtains, raised electric power sockets, central ceiling light and TV and phone points. Door to the en-suite bathroom

En-suite Bathroom

Fully tiled and fitted with white suite comprising of bath with adjustable shower head over, glass shower screen and hand rail, WC and vanity unit with wash basin and mirror with shaver light above. Electric heated towel rail, extractor fan and emergency pull-cord.

Bedroom Two

Another spacious double bedroom which enjoys a southerly aspect. The room could also be used as a dining room or study and benefits from built in double wardrobes with sliding doors. Fitted carpets, curtains, raised electric power sockets, central ceiling light and TV and telephone points.

Shower room

Fitted as a wet room with fully tiled walls and floor and a level access walk-in shower with glass shower screen and hand rail, WC and wash basin with mirror and shaving light above. Electric heated towel rail, extractor fan and emergency pull cord.

Service Charge (breakdown)

• 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 Stone Management Services
It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 60 years or over.


  • Two Bedroom Corner Apartment
  • Two Juliet balconies- Easterly and South facing
  • En-suite bathroom and separate shower room
  • House manager
  • Communal homeowners lounge
  • 24-hour careline and security door entry system
  • Guest suite
  • Within 150 yards of Whitley Bay town centre
  • Approx. 550 yards to Whitley Bay Metro station
  • Part-exchange available

Property Consultant

Kristy Bishop, Property Consultant - North East region

Kristy Bishop

0345 556 4120