Goodes Court

Goodes Court, Baldock Road, Royston

property description



The bustling market town of Royston is situated on the borders of Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire and is home to Goodes Court. Part of McCarthy & Stone's Retirement Living PLUS range (formally assisted living), Goodes Court is equipped to offer various levels of care depending on your needs. The development is situated on Baldock Road, close to Royston Heath and next to Royston golf course.

Just 150 yards away, the traditional town centre offers a variety of of high street shops and amenities. Goodes Court is one of McCarthy & Stones Retirement Living PLUS range and is facilitated to provide it's homeowners' with extra care. 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 by prior appointment.

There are a range of personal care packages to suit your requirements - these are provided by the onsite CQC registered care team (subject to availability and by prior arrangement). 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 everyday. Other communal areas consist of a laundry room, mobility scooter store and charging point and landscaped gardens.

Entrance Hallway

Front door with spy hole leads to the spacious entrance hall where the 24-hour Tunstall emergency response module is located. From the hallway there is a door to a sizeable walk-in storage cupboard/airing cupboard. Illuminated light switches & smoke detector. Security door entry system with intercom. Doors lead to the lounge, bedroom and bathroom.


The lounge benefits from a sunny south facing aspect and has ample room for dining, ideally positioned in front of the window. Boasting TV point with Sky+ connectivity, two decorative ceiling lights, wall panelled heater and raised power sockets. A partially glazed door leads to the Kitchen.


Fitted with a wide range of wall and base units with roll top work surfaces over. The south facing window sits above the stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and drainer. The electric oven is built in at waist height for easy accessibility. There is a ceramic four ringed hob with extractor hood above. Further benefits from integrated separate fridge and freezer.


A spacious double bedroom with a built in mirrored sliding door wardrobe and and additional wardrobe in place. Emergency pull-cord, TV and telephone point and wall panelled heater.

Wet room with bath

A purpose built wet room, with non slip safety flooring. Suite comprising; walk in shower with support rails and curtain, low level bath, vanity unit with inset wash hand basin and storage, fitted mirror and shaver point, WC, wall mounted heated towel rail, shower and emergency pull-cord.

Service Charge (breakdown)

• 24-Hour on-site staffing
• 1 hours domestic assistance per week
• Subsidised on-site bistro
• 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. To find out more about the service charges please please contact your Property Consultant or Estate Manager.

Service charge: £7,763.28 pa (for financial year ending 31/03/23)

Car Parking (Permit Scheme)

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

Lease Information

Ground Rent: £435pa
Ground Rent review date: June 2026
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.

New carpets laid throughout in June 2022


  • Bright and airy south facing Living Room
  • Modern Fitted Kitchen
  • Purpose build, sizeable wet room
  • Double bedroom with built in wardrobe
  • Second floor and close to the lift
  • Estate Manager + 24-hour on-site staffing
  • Homeowners' lounge + Function room
  • Table service restaurant
  • Guest suite & Laundry room
  • Landscaped gardens

Property Consultant

Georgia Brown, Property Consultant - East Midlands region

Georgia Brown

0345 556 4120