Goodes Court

Goodes Court, Baldock Road, Royston, Herts, SG8 5FF

property description



Goodes Court is one of McCarthy & Stones Retirement Living PLUS range and is facilitated to provide its homeowners' with extra care and is equipped to offer various levels of care depending on your needs. An Estates Manager is on hand to manage the day to day running of the development and attend to any queries you may have. Within the service charge homeowners are allocated 1 hours domestic assistance per week, however, additional hours can be arranged if required. There are a range of personal care packages to suit your requirements - these are provided by the onsite CQC registered care agency. For your reassurance the development is fitted with 24-Hour TV secure entry system. The development has a homeowners' lounge for socialising with friends and family and, for your convenience, an onsite waitress service restaurant with freshly cooked meals provided every day. Other communal areas consist of a laundry room, mobility scooter store and charging point and well maintained landscaped gardens providing a great space to socialise with new friends and neighbours!

Everything Close To Hand

Goodes Court is situated on Baldock Road, close to Royston Heath and next to Royston golf course. Just 150 yards away, the traditional town centre boasts a variety of high street and independent shops which sit alongside all the amenities that will satisfy your every day needs.
For those that enjoy travelling further afield, Goodes Court offers excellent transport links. The nearest bus stop is less than 100 yards from the development. The central bus station is situated in the town, with regular services into surrounding towns and villages. Royston train station is less than half a mile away and has direct services to London.
Goodes Court provides a perfect location for a happy enjoyable retirement.

Apartment Overview

A well presented west facing apartment providing lots of afternoon sun in the apartment, this is a larger than average one bedroom and has the advantage of an additional room off the lounge which could be used for dining or a hobby room. The apartment is positioned on the first floor and can be accessed by lift or stairs. The apartment is in excellent condition with a newly fitted carpets throughout. *viewings advised*

Entrance Hall

Front door with spy hole leads to the large entrance hall where the 24-hour Tunstall emergency response module is located. From the hallway there is a door to a walk-in storage cupboard/airing cupboard housing the water heating system and fitted with shelving, illuminated light switches and a smoke detector. It has a security door entry system with intercom. Doors lead to the lounge, bedroom and bathroom / wet room.

Lounge & additional dining / hobby room

Spacious west facing lounge with an electric fire with surround which acts as an attractive focal point. This room has the benefit of an additional room which can be used for dining or hobby room and also has a window (only one other apartment within the development has this same floorplan with an added room) Telephone and TV point with Sky+ connectivity, raised height electric sockets and decorative ceiling lights points. A part-glazed door leads to a separate kitchen.


Kitchen fitted with a wide range of base and wall units which are again fitted with roll edge work surfaces. A double glazed west facing window sits in front of the stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and drainer. The electric oven is built in at work surface height for easy usage with space above for microwave. There is a ceramic four ringed hob which sits beneath the extractor hood.


A generous bedroom with a Juliet balcony which faces west and allows lots of natural light in. Built in mirror fronted wardrobe housing hanging rails and shelving. Telephone and TV point, raised height electric sockets and decorative ceiling lights point and emergency pull cord.

Wet Room

A wet room equipped with level access shower, support/grab rails and shower curtain and separate panelled bath with support rail. WC, vanity unit with inset wash hand basin and fitted mirror above with light. Non-slip flooring and an emergency pull cord.

Service Charge

• 24-Hour on-site staffing
• 1 hours domestic assistance per week
• Subsidised restaurant
• Water rates for communal areas and apartments
• 24-hour emergency call system
• Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
• Cleaning of communal windows
• 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, to find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.

Service charge is £7,763.28 per annum for year end 31st March 2023
Ground rent £425 pa reviewed 06/2026 - Lease length 125 years from 2011

Parking Permit Scheme (subject to availability)

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 House Manager on site for availability.


Ground Rent- £435 per annum
Lease length- 125 years from the 1st June 2011
It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 70 years of age or over.


  • LARGER THAN AVERAGE- additional room off the lounge
  • 24-Hour on-site staffing
  • Estates Manager & YourLife team
  • Domestic assistance (one hour per week included in the service charge, additional hours by arrangement)
  • Homeowners' lounge - with audio visual equipment
  • Guest suite + Function room
  • Underfloor heating in communal areas
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Personal care packages available from the CQC registered YourLife team

Property Consultant

Georgia Brown, Property Consultant - East Midlands region

Georgia Brown

0345 556 4120