Unit 36, First Fleet Village
Discover the comfort and convenience you’ve always wanted in this brand-new, two-bedroom, two-bathroom unit. A contemporary oasis set among stunning landscaped gardens and state-of-the-art community facilities, this home offers everything you need to enjoy your dream lifestyle.
Outside, discover a spacious double envelope driveway, single car garage, and a bright, private patio area, ideal for your morning coffee or a catch-up with friends and family. Inside, you’ll find a spacious, open-plan living area, which includes a well-appointed kitchen with all the latest modern amenities and a cosy study nook. Both bedrooms feature built-in wardrobes, and fibre-to-the-home Internet is ready to connect.Read more
- Variety of homes to suit all requirements and budgets
- Attractive, well-maintained gardens
- Local bus picks up in the street outside the Village
- Pet Friendly
- Bowling Green
Frequently asked questions
How long do I have to wait?
We have a waiting list and we would encourage you to add your name to the list and we will notify you as soon as a villa becomes available.
What are the deferred management fees (departure fees)?
When you move to First Fleet Village, Penrith the payment you make upon entry is partially refundable. There is a deduction for management fees of 10% (nonrefundable) of the entry price of the home on the day you move in, and a further 2% per annum for a maximum of 10 years and calculated on the price of the home on entry.
There is no sharing of any potential gain or loss – it remains with the Operator
Once I have decided on the purchase of a home, how long do I have to pay?
As the homes are currently under construction, we will hold your deposit of $5,000 against your home of choice until we can advise you of the completion date of your unit. At that time, if you do need to sell your current home to come into the village, we would then expect you to commence active marketing of your home with settlement expected within three months of that date. At the end of this period, we would review the situation with you and we may be able to offer you an extension. Your deposit is fully refundable at any time should you not proceed to settlement.
The Village strongly recommends that every potential new resident seeks independent financial and legal advice.
Amount of recurrent charges/(fortnightly maintenance fee)?
$230 per fortnight.
What is included in the recurrent charges?
- Building Insurance
- Council Rates
- Utilities for the common areas
- Maintenance of common grounds
- Maintenance of exterior of buildings
- Internal maintenance such as plumbing and
- Services such as management and administration garbage removal, emergency call
What do I need to provide and pay for?
- Contents Insurance (at your discretion)
Can changes be made to the home?
Yes, subject to approval. Your request would have to be put in writing and forwarded to the Village Manager.
What happens if we/I am no longer able to live independently?
You are able to apply for LifeCare at Home, or to move into our Residential Aged Care Home, Governor Phillip Manor.
To access these services your care needs will need to be assessed by the local health services ACAT (Aged Care Assessment Team) and a My Aged Care Support Plan would need to be provided. Please understand that the Retirement Villages Act requires us to inform you that access to these facilities cannot be guaranteed, however, we are able to clearly show that we are regularly able to accommodate retirement living residents in our Care Homes.
Normal fees and charges apply when accessing these services – in line with Government guidelines.
Can I access extra services while still living independently?
Yes, we have LifeCare at Home available – providing assistance with housework, laundry, provision of meals, shopping, transport to appointments, companionship and care – we can design a service with you that will suit your specific needs.
Can my partner stay in the unit if I need Residential Aged Care?
Yes, your partner can continue to live independently, and will have the peace of mind you are cared for nearby our Village. Your partner may also like to take you home for a short period of time during the day or overnight or spend lots of time with you in the residential care home.
How often and where do the buses run?
The Village Manager will provide details of local bus services.
What Medical Services are available in the local area?
- General Practitioners
May I bring my pet with me to live in the Village?
Yes, First Fleet Village is a pet friendly village. You are able to bring with you a cat, small dog or bird. Your Village Manager may ask to meet your pet prior to moving in as some breeds may not be suitable to live within a retirement village.
- I would like some more information. Who do I contact?
Other Homes for Sale
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Unit 44, First Fleet Village
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