Kenton Lodge

Kenton Road, Gosforth, Newcastle Upon Tyne

property description



Kenton Lodge is a stunning development consisting of 53 one and two-bedroom retirement apartments exclusively for people aged 70 and over.
This retirement living plus development (formally known as assisted living) will allow you to continue living independently by providing all the assistance, if required, in the comfort of your own home, including domestic assistance and a flexible bespoke care package, if and when you need it.
There is an Estates Manager and staff on-site 24-hours a day and a 24-hour emergency call system provided via a personal pendant alarm and with call points in the bathroom.
The development includes a spacious resident's lounge, function room, conservatory, mobility scooter charging room, landscaped gardens and a superb table service restaurant- open 365 days a year, offering a variety of subsidised, delicious meals with the opportunity to have sandwiches delivered in the evening.
There is also a guest suite for visitors who wish to stay (additional charges apply). Underfloor heating runs throughout all the apartments.

Local Area

Kenton Lodge is situated in Gosforth which is bursting with history, you’ll find a delightful mix of green open spaces such as Dukes Moor and Central Park with its attractive avenues of lime trees, ornamental flower and rose beds, plus busier areas where you can shop or enjoy the arts.
It has a thriving shopping area which provides locals with all the amenities they need. As well as hosting a range of independent and well known shops such as Sainsburys, Boots and WH Smith, a number of banks, hairdressers and cafes are also located there.
Lovers of golf will appreciate the number of golf courses including the City of Newcastle Golf Club, High Gosforth Golf Course and Gosforth Golf Course.


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

Living room

A larger than average L-shaped living room with French doors leading onto a south-east facing, walk out balcony with a pleasant outlook over the communal gardens. There is ample space for dining and an electric fire in attractive fire surround which provides nice focal point. There are TV and telephone points, three ceiling lights, fitted carpet, mute black-out roller blinds and raised electric power sockets. A partially glazed door leads into the kitchen.


A fully fitted modern kitchen incorporating wall and base units in a cream gloss finish, coordinating work surfaces and upstands. Stainless steel sink and drainer unit with lever tap. Integrated appliances include a raised level fitted oven, ceramic hob with glass splash-back and cooker hood over and fridge and freezer. Finished with tiled flooring under pelmet lighting and a mute black-out roller blind.

Bedroom One

Double bedroom with south-east facing window offering plentiful light and views over landscaped gardens. Benefiting from walk in wardrobe providing useful storage, shelving and hanging rails. Two ceiling lights, mute black-out roller blinds, TV and phone points, raised power sockets and an emergency pull-cord.


Wet room style with partially tiled walls and anti-slip flooring, fitted with a bath with overhead shower, handrail and shower curtain, WC, vanity unit with wash basin and illuminated mirror above. Chrome heated towel rail and emergency pull-cord.

Service Charge

•Estate 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
•Repairs and maintenance to the interior and exterior communal areas
•Contingency fund including internal and external redecoration of communal areas
•Buildings insurance
•One hour of domestic support per week is included in the service charge
•Care staff on-site 24-hours a day
•Running of the on-site restaurant
•Intruder alarm system

The Service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV. To find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or Estates Manager.

Service charge: £7,860.54 p.a (for financial year ending 30/09/22)

Car parking permit scheme

Parking is by allocated space subject to availability. The fee is usually £250 per annum, but may vary by development. Permits are available on a first come, first served basis. Please check with the House Manager on site for availability.

Leasehold Information

Lease length: 999 years from 2016
Ground rent: £435 per annum
Ground rent review date: Jan 2031
Managed by: Your Life Management Services


  • Extra large L-shaped Living room with balcony
  • South-Easterly facing
  • Estate Manager and staff on-site 24 hours a day
  • Guest Suite
  • Residents Lounge and Table Service restaurant
  • Within 50 yards of bus stops
  • 1 hour of domestic help per week covered in the service charge
  • Mobility scooter storage room
  • 24-hour Careline, Bespoke Care Packages
  • Part exchange available

Property Consultant

Kristy Bishop, Property Consultant - North East region

Kristy Bishop

0345 556 4120