This varies from person to person.
Younger, more active residents may be attracted by:
On the other hand, less active residents may enjoy and find comfort in:
Pets are welcome at Fairway Gardens. We must give written approval in each instance; however, this is not to be unreasonably withheld.
Some homes have a concrete pad for storing caravans and boats. There is also limited additional storage on site, subject to availability.
Fairway Gardens is a gated community. There are additional security measures to enhance the safety of your home during your absences. Any resident leaving the lifestyle village for a holiday or any extended period is requested to notify the Village Managers as a further precaution.
If your home at Fairway Gardens is yet to be built or has not passed the critical stages of constructions for the ordering of such things as electrical points, kitchen cupboards, tiling, paint colours, light fittings or carpets, a range of options are available for your selection, subject to costs adjustments where applicable.
Recurrent charges at Fairway Gardens are calculated with affordability in mind and residents who may be living on a Single Aged Pension. The recurrent charges pay for insurances of village buildings and other risks, public lighting, security costs and all other village operating costs such as management and staff, gardening and the Wellness Centre.
Recurrent charges are budgeted on an annual basis by management and reviewed by residents. Resident accounts for Recurrent charges are rendered calendar monthly.
No. All buildings in the village are covered by a comprehensive insurance policy which is paid for from recurrent charges. You will, however, need your own Contents Insurance.
Yes, you may have guests stay for up to 13 weeks each year in the village. Management has the discretion to extend this in cases where it may be required.
You will be responsible for maintaining the inside of your home and any private outdoor areas, including pergolas or other structures you may have had erected. The exterior of your home and front garden is maintained by village management and paid for from recurrent charges.
Because Strata Title legislation vests the ultimate control of the village property in the hands of the Council of Owners, it is much more difficult to assure village residents that the comprehensive terms of our village Contract can be maintained for the long term under Strata Title than it is with ‘Non-registered interest’ secured by the provisions of the Retirement Villages Act (1999).
Your ‘Non-registered interest’ entitlement to your home at Fairway Gardens village encompasses much more than just an entitlement to a piece of real estate. It also entitles you to ongoing benefits of the Fairway Gardens Village Contract. This clearly sets out our responsibility for the diligent and efficient management of the village for its residents, the provision of a comprehensive range of senior living services and facilities, the security of residents’ occupancy and the financial arrangements for operations of the village.
Your investment in your home at Fairway Gardens retirement village is protected under the Retirement Village Act (1999), which also secures your investment, along with that of other residents, as First Charge against the Village Title
Yes. You can certainly secure your new retirement home ‘subject to sale’ of your existing home, in fact this condition applies to most contracts we enter into.
Yes. Money is paid in three stages in securing your village home.
The first step is for you to ‘reserve’ a home of your liking on the payment of a refundable deposit of $1,000. The Reservation is normally for two weeks during which the home is taken off the market while you and your family and advisers consider the terms of the Village Contract.
At the end of two weeks the Reservation terminates with the understanding that you will:
Your third payment is made at settlement from the proceeds of the sale of your existing house.
You may have a significant surplus from the changeover from your previous house to your new village home, or you may have had to liquidate assessable assets to pay for it. In either event it is probable that your assessable assets will have changed with respect to your Centrelink pension and it is advisable to contact Centrelink to discuss your personal situation. Visit www.centrelink.gov.au for details.
You give us written notice of your intention to sell. Following the sale of your Fairway Gardens home you are paid, at settlement, the purchase price paid by new residents less the accumulated amounts due for payment under the terms of your Village Contract. This is structured to ensure that you or your estate receives the benefit of any growth in the market value of your Fairway Gardens home while it was yours.
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