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). It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 60 years or over.

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, Tyne & Wear Metro operates from Whitley Bay station and 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 to the large entrance hall - the 24-hour emergency response pull cord system is situated in the hall. From the hallway there is a door to a walk-in storage cupboard/airing cupboard. Illuminated light switches, smoke detector, apartment security door entry system with intercom and emergency pull cord located in the hall. Doors lead to the lounge, bedroom and shower room.


A bright and airy lounge with the benefit of a Juliet balcony and additional side window. There is a feature electric fire with surround which acts as an attractive focal point and ample space for dining. TV, telephone points, two ceiling lights, fitted carpets, raised electric power sockets. Partially double glazed door lead onto a separate kitchen.


Well equipped modern kitchen with tiled walls, cream ceramic flooring and a range of low and eye level units and drawers with black worktop and chrome handles. Stainless steel sink with mono lever tap, drainer and UPVC double glazed window above. Eye level oven, ceramic hob, cooker hood, integral fridge freezer.


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, low level WC, sink with vanity unit and mirror above.

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.

Service charge: £3,195.48 per annum (year ending 31/03/2023)

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.

Additional Information

Lease Length: 125 years from 2013
Ground Rent: £425 per annum reviewed Jan/2028
Managed by: McCarthy Stone Management Services
Council Tax Band: B


  • Beautifully presented one bedroom apartment
  • Westerley facing with Juliet balcony
  • House Manager
  • Homeowners Lounge
  • 24-hour emergency careline
  • 150 yards from Whitley Bay Town Centre
  • Lift to all floors
  • Guest suite for visiting Friends and Family
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Part-exchange option available

Property Consultant

Kristy Bishop, Property Consultant - North East region

Kristy Bishop

0345 556 4120