Marden Court,

Marden Court, Grosvenor Drive, Whitley Bay

property description



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 provides a great space to socialise with 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).

Local Area

Marden Court is situated in the popular seaside town of Whitley Bay 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 as the development is located approximately 100 yards from the town centre, with Whitley Bay Tyne & Wear Metro station within a third of a mile which 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 and letter box.
Illuminated light switches, smoke detector, apartment security door entry system with intercom and 24-hour emergency response pull cord system
Walk-in storage cupboard/airing cupboard.
Doors lead to the lounge, bedroom and shower room.


Bright and Airy, easterly facing lounge with Juliet balcony.
Feature electric fire with stone effect surround.
Ample space for dining.
TV, telephone points, two ceiling lights, fitted carpets, raised electric power sockets.
Open plan to kitchen.


Fully fitted with wall and base level units and drawers with a granite effect worktop.
Stainless steel sink and drainer unit with mono lever tap.
Appliances include a swing door electric oven, ceramic hob with cooker hood over, integral fridge, freezer and washing machine.
Tiled splashbacks, tiled flooring and under-pelmet lighting.


Double bedroom with window overlooking communal gardens.
Door to walk-in wardrobe housing hanging rails and shelving.
Fitted carpets, raised electric power sockets, ceiling lights and TV and phone point.

Shower Room

Fully tiled and fitted with suite comprising of walk-in shower with glass screen, WC, Wash basin with vanity unit.
Mirror, shaving light and electric heated towel rail.
Emergency pull-cord.

Service Charge

• 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.

Car Parking Permit Scheme

Parking is by allocated space subject to availability. The fee is £250 per annum and 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 2013
Ground Rent: £425 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.


  • One Bed, First Floor Apartment
  • Juliet balcony overlooking communal gardens
  • House Manager on-site
  • 24 hour emergency system
  • Guest Suite for visiting friends & family
  • Beautiful Landscaped Gardens
  • Open Plan Living Room
  • Town centre position
  • Part exchange available
  • Communal lounge for socialising

Property Consultant

Kristy Bishop, Property Consultant - North East region

Kristy Bishop

0345 556 4120