Exclusively for over 60 this retirement property is set in purpose built development offering all the benefits of retirement living.
Available on a ‘Lifetime’ long term assured tenancy for your added peace of mind.
A well presented two bedroom apartment situated on the fourth floor with a north easterly aspect overlooking the surrounding area.
The accommodation comprises: Two bedrooms with built in wardrobes, lounge/dining room with archway leading to the bright fitted kitchen. The bathroom has the benefit of a window and shower cubicle.
Please note, personal effects and electrical appliances may be removed prior to a tenancy commencing and will not form part of the tenancy.
Approximate room sizes:
Hallway 9ft 8 x 5ft 3 Lounge 13ft 9 x 11ft 2 Kitchen 7ft 5 x 6ft 9 Bedroom One 13ft 11 x 9ft 7 Bedroom Two 11ft 8 x 8ft 3 Bathroom 6ft 9 x 6ft 6
Homepalms House is conveniently situated close to shops and a post office and within a 2 minute level walk of the town centre and beach. The local railway station is only a short distance away. Torquay has a thriving shopping centre on Fleet Street, the Strand and Union Street. Other amenities include a marina, conference centre, the Princess Theatre and numerous leisure facilities. The town also has many interesting places of historic interest. The palm trees and other exotic tropical plants and flowers thrive in the mild climate whilst the busy harbour and rolling green countryside give Torquay a special feel.
Girlings is the uk’s leading retirement property letting agent, for 25 years we have been specialising in letting homes allowing people to continue to live independently in later life. We offer properties on assured tenancies which allow you to remain in your property for life – giving older tenants the reassurance that they will not have to move unless they choose to do so.
A holding deposit of one weeks rent is required to reserve a property – please see our Tenancy information for more details.
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As well as paying the rent, you may also be required to make the following permitted payments.
Before the tenancy starts (payable to Girlings Retirement Rentals Ltd ‘the Agent’)
Holding Deposit: 1 week’s rent This is to reserve a property and will be paid against the first weeks rent. Please note: This will be withheld if the applicant(s) or any relevant person (including any guarantor(s)) withdraw from the tenancy, fail a Right-to-Rent check, provide materially significant false or misleading information, or fail to sign their tenancy agreement (and / or Deed of Guarantee) within 4 weeks (or other deadline as mutually agreed in writing). Does not apply in Scotland.
Security Deposit: One month’s rent. This covers damages or defaults on the part of the tenant during the tenancy.
During the tenancy (payable to the Agent)
Unpaid rent - Interest at 3% above the Bank of England Base Rate from Rent Due Date until paid in order to pursue non-payment of rent. Please Note: This will not be levied until the rent is more than 14 days in arrears.
Early Termination (Tenant’s Request) - Should the tenant wish to leave their contract early, they shall be liable for the landlord’s costs in re-letting the property as well as all rent due under the tenancy until the start date of the replacement tenancy. These costs will be no more than the maximum amount of rent outstanding on the tenancy. Early termination is subject to the landlord’s agreement.
For English properties:
Lost Key(s) or other Security Device(s) - Tenants are liable for the actual cost of replacing any lost key(s) or other security device(s). If the loss results in locks needing to be changed, the actual costs of a locksmith, new lock and replacement keys for the tenant, landlord and any other persons requiring keys will be charged to the tenant. If extra costs are incurred there will be a charge of £15 per hour (inc. VAT) for the time taken replacing lost key(s) or other security device(s).
Variation of Contract - £50 (inc. VAT) per agreed variation. To cover the costs associated with taking landlord’s instructions as well as the preparation and execution of new legal documents.
Change of Sharer - £50 (inc. VAT) per replacement tenant or any reasonable costs incurred if higher. To cover the costs associated with taking landlord’s instructions, new tenant referencing and Right-to-Rent checks, deposit registration as well as the preparation and execution of new legal documents.
For Welsh properties:
Payment for a breach of the tenancy agreement up to the prescribed limit including but not limited to; missed contractor appointments, replacement keys or security devices, avoidable or purposeful damage caused by neglect or carelessness, emergency/ out of hours call out fees when the problem has been caused by the tenant.
During the tenancy (payable to the provider) if permitted and applicable
Utilities – gas, electricity, water
Communications – telephone and broadband
Installation of cable/satellite
Subscription to cable/satellite supplier
Other permitted payments
Any other permitted payments, not included above, under the relevant legislation including contractual damages.
Girlings is a member of ARLA Propertymark, which is a client money protection scheme, and also a member of The Property Ombudsman, which is a redress scheme. You can find out more details on the agent’s website or by contacting the agent directly.
Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.
Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.
Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.
The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.
Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK's website.