Henderson Court

Henderson Court, North Road, Ponteland, Newcastle Upon Tyne

property description


Henderson Court

Henderson Court was built by McCarthy & Stone purpose built for retirement living plus formally assisted living. The development consists of 59 one and two-bedroom retirement apartments for the over 70s. There is an Estates Manager on site and a 24-hour emergency call system provided via a personal pendant alarm and with call points in every room.

As well as the privacy of your own apartment, there’s the opportunity to lead a full and active social life. You can call into the homeowners’ lounge whenever you feel like company, and it’s a lovely place to meet up with friends or join in the many activities organised by homeowners and the Estate Management team. The lounge is also the perfect space to invite friends and family over for a special celebration.

Our table service restaurant serves tasty and nutritious lunches for our homeowners and their friends and family, at a very reasonable price. All the food is freshly prepared and we can cater for special dietary requirements. For a special occasion or celebration, you’re also welcome to book our function room and there is a computer available to use here.

Henderson Court also benefits from landscaped gardens, a mobility scooter storage room, laundry room, reading and hobby room, 2 lifts and a guest suite for visitors who wish to stay (additional charges apply).

Local Area

Henderson Court is ideally located on North Road in the historic village of Ponteland conveniently located for the villages shopping facilities. The local Health Centre, post office and Chemist are located at Broadway Shopping Centre, which is just off Thornhill Road.

The village centre boasts a Sainsbury and Waitrose supermarket, Opticians and several banks with a selection of eateries found just along Ponteland Road and West Road. The nearest major shopping centres are Newcastle City Centre and the Metro Centre at Gateshead. The village has numerous clubs and societies as diverse as Local History groups to Repertory Societies, and for those with an active lifestyles there is a Leisure Centre and Swimming Pool.

Entrance Hall

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


A spacious lounge with ample space for dining and a feature electric fireplace which acts as an attractive focal point. TV and telephone points, two ceiling lights, fitted carpets and raised electric power sockets.
A partially glazed door lead into the separate kitchen.


A larger than average and fully fitted modern kitchen with space for dining table and chairs. A range of wood effect base and wall units and roll top work surface with stainless steel sink with mono block lever tap, which sits beneath an electrically operated window overlooking communal gardens.
Integrated appliances include a built-in oven, ceramic hob with extractor hood over, fridge and freezer and under pelmet lighting.
Tiled flooring, tiled splash-backs, under pelmet lighting, central ceiling spot lights and an emergency pull-cord.


Beautifully decorate bedroom with window overlooking communal gardens towards the front of the development.
Built in mirror fronted double wardrobe with sliding doors. TV and telephone points, ceiling light, fitted carpets, raised electric power sockets and emergency pull-cord.


Fully tiled walls with anti-slip flooring. Level access to the shower with shower curtain, adjustable handheld showerhead and hand rail. Bath with mixer tap and hand rail, WC, vanity unit with wash basin and mirror with light and shaving point above. Electric heated towel rail, extractor fan and emergency pull-cord.

Service Charge

•Estate Manager
•CQC registered care staff on-site 24-hours a day
•One hour of domestic support per week is included in the service charge
•Running of the on-site restaurant
•Cleaning of all communal windows
•Water rates for communal areas and apartments
•Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
•Apartment 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
•Intruder alarm system

Additional services including care and support is available at an extra charge. This can be from as little as 15 minutes per session which can be increased or decreased to suit your needs.

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: £7,562.16 pa (for financial year ending 04/23)

Car Parking Permit Scheme

Parking is by allocated space subject to availability. The fee is £250 per annum, permits are available on a first come, first served basis. Please check with the Estate Manager on site for availability.

Leasehold Information

Lease Length: 125 years from 2011
Ground rent: £435 per annum
Managed by: Your Life Management Services


  • Well presented one bed, first floor retirement apartment
  • Large kitchen breakfast room
  • CQC registered Estate Manager
  • On-site restaurant and communal lounge
  • Communal lounge, hobby/reading room, function room
  • Laundry room, mobility scooter store and Guest suite
  • Care team on-site 24 hours a day
  • Lifts to all floors
  • Bespoke care packages available
  • Part-exchange scheme available

Property Consultant

Kristy Bishop, Property Consultant - North East region

Kristy Bishop

0345 556 4120