Bygate Court,

Chapel Lane, Whitley Bay

property description



The property was opened in 2012 by McCarthy Stone as purpose built retirement living. The development consists of 38 one and two-bedroom apartments for the over 60's. There is a house manager on site during weekdays and a 24-hour emergency call system provided via a personal pendant alarm, with call points in the bathrooms, hallway and kitchen. The apartment benefits from illuminated light switches, smoke detectors and apartment security door entry system.

The development also includes a homeowners' lounge, large laundry for common use and landscaped gardens. There is a guest suite for visitors who wish to stay (additional charges apply).
Disabled access, elevator and mobility scooter storage available.

This two bedroom apartment features a fully fitted kitchen, en-suite bathroom and separate shower room. This sale includes all carpets and curtains as seen.

Local area

Bygate Court is situated in the enviable location of Monkseaton, a village near the North East coast of North Tyneside. Monkseaton Front Street offers a good selection of shops, including a bakers, chemist and newsagent.

The nearest bus stop is about 100 metres from the development and provides a regular bus service to Whitley Bay and surrounding areas. The Metro station is approximately 500 metres from Bygate Court with travel connections to areas within the Tyne & Wear region, including stops at Gateshead, Newcastle & Sunderland as well as the smaller towns in and around the region.

Entrance Hall

Front door with spy hole leads to a large entrance hall where there is access to a walk-in storage cupboard / airing cupboard. Doors lead to the bedrooms, lounge and shower room.


A double glazed door leads to a bright east facing lounge with feature fireplace (with electric fire) and Juliette balcony. TV, satellite and telephone points. Two ceiling lights and raised power sockets. Partially double-glazed doors lead to a separate kitchen.


Fully fitted kitchen with tiled floor. Stainless steel sink, built in oven, ceramic hob with extractor hood and fitted integrated fridge/freezer. Wall units fitted with under pelmet lighting.

Bedroom One

A large bedroom that allows morning sunlight to flood in. Ceiling lights, walk-in wardrobe with plenty of storage space, shelves and hanging rails. TV, satellite and phone point.

En-suite Bathroom

Fully tiled and fitted with suite comprising of bath, with shower over, WC, vanity unit with sink and mirror above.

Bedroom Two

A spacious second bedroom that could even be used as an office or hobby room. Ceiling lights, TV, satellite and phone point.

Shower Room

Fully tiled with walk-in shower, WC, vanity unit with sink and mirror above.

Service Charge

• House Manager
• Cleaning of communal windows
• Underfloor heating in apartment
• 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
• Camera door-entry system
• Intruder-alarm system
• 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. To find out more about the service charges please contact your property consultant or house manager.

Service charge: £3,805.80 pa (for financial year ending 04/23)

Car Parking (Permit Scheme)

Parking is by allocated space subject to availability. The current fee is £250 per annum. Permits are available on a first come first served basis. Please check with the house manager on site for availability.

Leasehold Information

Lease length: 125 years from 2012
Ground rent: £495 per annum
Managed by: McCarthy Stone Management Services


  • Spacious two bedroom apartment
  • Juliet balcony
  • Communal lounge
  • On site house manager
  • 24-hour emergency careline
  • Guest suite for family and friends
  • Laundry room and mobility scooter store room
  • Within 100 yards of Monkseaton Shops and Amenities and bus stops
  • Part-exchange option available
  • Monkseaton Metro Station approx. 650m away and Whitley Bay's golden beaches approx. 1 mile

Property Consultant

Kristy Bishop, Property Consultant - North East region

Kristy Bishop

0345 556 4120