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 area's consist of a laundry room, mobility scooter store and charging point and landscaped gardens.

Apartment Overview

This apartment is newly painted throughout and recently laid carpet in lounge and vinyl in the WC. *Early viewings advised*

Entrance Hallway

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. Illuminated light switches, smoke detector. Security door entry system with intercom. Doors lead to the bedrooms, lounge, wet room and WC.


Spacious lounge with Juliet balcony providing views towards the front elevation. The room has ample space for dining and a feature electric fire with sound which acts as an attractive focal point. TV point with Sky+ connectivity, two ceiling lights and raised power sockets. Door leads onto a storage room off the lounge. Further partially glazed door leads onto the 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 window with blind sits above the stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and drainer. The electric oven is built in at work surface height for easy usage. There is a ceramic four ringed hob which sits beneath the extractor hood. Also benefits from an integrated fridge.

Master Bedroom

A generously sized master bedroom with large window providing views towards the front elevation. Benefiting from a built in wardrobe with mirror fronted sliding doors. Emergency pull-cord, TV and telephone point, ceiling light point and raised power sockets.

Second bedrom

Double second bedroom which could also be used for dining or a hobby room. Window providing views towards the front elevation. Purpose built double wardrobe. Central ceiling light and raised power sockets.

Wet room

A purpose built wet room, with non slip safety flooring, equipped with low level panelled bath, level access shower with curtain and support rail. Vanity unit with inset wash hand basin and storage, fitted mirror and shaver point. Free-standing white storage unit (which can stay if desired), WC, wall mounted heated towel rail, shower, and emergency pull-cord.


Located off the hallway and perfect for guests. WC, vanity unit with inset wash hand basin and storage with fitted mirror above. Emergency pull cord.

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.

Service Charge (breakdown)

• Onsite Estate Manager and team
• 24 hr emergency call system
• 1 hour cleaning / domestic assistance per week, per apartment
• Subsidised onsite restaurant
• Water rates for communal areas and apartments
• Cleaning of communal areas daily
• Cleaning of windows
• Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
• 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 Estate Manager.
Service charge £870.56 per month for year end 31st March 2023

Lease Information

Ground Rent: £510 per annum
Ground Rent Review: 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 or of age or over.


  • Aspacious two bedroom apartment with modern kitchen and wet room, separate WC.
  • Generous lounge with Juliet balcony
  • Estate Manager + 24-hour on-site staffing
  • Table service restaurant
  • Homeowners' lounge + Function room
  • Guest suite & Laundry room
  • Landscaped gardens

Property Consultant

Georgia Brown, Property Consultant - East Midlands region

Georgia Brown

0345 556 4120