William Turner Court

William Turner Court, Goose Hill, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 1US

property description


William Turner Court

William Turner Court was built by McCarthy & Stone purposely for retirement living. The development consists of 55 one and two-bedroom retirement apartments for the over 60s. You can relax, knowing that there's a House Manager on hand during office hours as well as the added benefit of having security features. These include a 24 hour emergency call system should you require assistance and a camera door entry system linked to your TV, so you can see who's calling before letting them in.
There's no need to worry about being weighed down by maintenance costs either as the service charge covers the cost of external maintenance, gardening and landscaping, window cleaning, buildings insurance, water rates, security and energy costs of the laundry, homeowners lounge with kitchen facilities and other communal areas.

Local Area

William Turner Court is situated on the banks of the River Wansbeck next to the Telford Bridge and is within 300 metres of Morpeth Town Centre. Located in the heart of Northumberland, Morpeth is known for its natural beauty, rich history and as a gateway to all that Northumberland has to offer. On the town’s high street, you’ll find all your favourite brands, as well as a few local shops for unique gifts and treasures. You can’t miss Rutherfords, an old-fashioned department store that has been trading since 1846. Morpeth also has a bustling weekly market every Wednesday, as well as the Morpeth Farmers Market on the first Saturday of the month. Pick up fresh produce from local farmers, as well as handmade arts and crafts.
There is a bus stop opposite the development and Morpeth train station is approximately a third of a mile away.

Entrance Hall

Front door with spy hole leads to the large entrance hall - Illuminated light switches, smoke detector and the 24-hour emergency response system are situated in the hall. From the hallway there is a door to a walk-in storage/airing cupboard which has useful shelving and a washer/dryer. Further doors lead to the lounge, bedroom and shower room.


A spacious south westerly facing lounge with French doors leading onto a patio. There are TV and telephone points, two ceiling lights, fitted carpets, raised power sockets, the apartment security door entry system with intercom, ample space for dining and an electric fire in a stone effect surround, which creates an attractive focal point. A partially glazed door leads into the separate kitchen.


Fully fitted modern kitchen with a range of high gloss wall and base level units and drawers with a complimenting work surface over. A Stainless steel sink and drainer unit with mono-lever tap sits beneath a window overlooking the front of the development. Appliances include a built-in oven, ceramic hob with extractor hood and integrated fridge and freezer. Under pelmet lighting and tiled flooring.


Double bedroom with south westerly facing window and a walk in wardrobe housing shelving and hanging rails. Ceiling light, TV phone point, fitted carpets and raised electric power sockets.

Shower Room

Partially tiled and fitted with suite comprising of a double walk-in shower with glass screen and hand rail; WC with concealed cistern and vanity unit with sink and illuminated mirror above. Tiled flooring and a heated towel rail.

Service Charge

• House Manager
• 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. Find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.

Service charge: £2,015.48 pa. (for financial year end 30/06/2022)

Leasehold Information

Lease Length: 999 years from 2017
Ground rent: £425 per annum reviewed 06/2032
Managed by: McCarthy Stone Management services


  • On-site House Manager
  • Ground floor with south westerly facing patio
  • Homeowners communal lounge
  • Camera door entry system
  • Guest suite
  • Located on the banks of the River Wansbeck
  • Just 300 Meters to Morpeth Town centre
  • Bus stop opposite and 3rd of a mile to Morpeth Train Station
  • 24 hour Careline
  • Part-exchange option available

Property Consultant

Kristy Bishop, Property Consultant - North East region

Kristy Bishop

0345 556 4120