Rowland Village Retirement Village
301 Galston Road, Galston NSW 2159
Prices from 220,000
Located at Galston with park and bushland views, Rowland Village is situated on over 20 hectares (55 acres) in a lovely rural setting – all this and yet just a short drive to the Hills District and the North Shore.
Rowland Village offers a tremendous variety of accommodation to suit the needs of everyone with one, two and three bedroom villas, cottages and apartments for over 200 independent residents maintaining an active lifestyle.
The village offers a wealth of activities and services including 24/7 care staff and emergency call buttons located in every home. Local shops are just a short stroll away and all residents have access to our excellent bus service with frequent trips to shops and local points of interest, as well as regular social activities.
Facilities and Services
- BBQ Area
- Billiard table
- Car space for rent
- Car space included
- Carport attached
- Craft workshop
- Dining Room
- Function room
- Hair Salon
- Men’s Shed
- RSL LifeCare at Home – in-home care
- Happy Hour
- Bible Study Group
- Church Services
- Exercise Classes
- Morning Teas
- Social outings
- Village bus
Nearby Services and Attractions
- Bowling club
- Golf club
- Medical Centre
Frequently asked questions
How long do I have to wait?
This depends on both your circumstances and our waiting list. When you are ready to make the move, we are often able to help you find your new home in a short time.
What are the deferred management fees? (Departure Fees)
When you move to Rowland Village, the payment you make upon entry is partially refundable. There is a deduction for management fees that is calculated at 10% 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 unit on entry.
Capital gain is not shared it remains with the owner/operator, not
Once I have decided on the purchase of a unit, how long do I have to pay?
If you need to sell a home to come into the village, we will hold your deposit against your villa of choice for four weeks. At the end of this time, if your current home is not actively being marketed, we will refund your deposit to allow other clients who are more ready to proceed the same opportunity. If your home is on the market, we will continue to hold the villa in your name but would expect settlement within three months from date of deposit. 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 'on-going' recurrent charge / (Weekly maintenance fee)?
$108.80 per week
What is included in the recurrent charges?
- Building Insurance
- Council Rates
- Maintenance of common grounds
- Maintenance of exterior of buildings
- Access to 24-hour emergency assistance
What do I need to provide and pay for?
- Contents Insurance (at your discretion)
Can changes be made to the unit?
Yes, subject to approval. Your request would have to be put in writing and forwarded to the Village Manager.
What happens if we/I are no longer able to live independently?
You may apply for LifeCare at Home, or for transfer to one of our Residential Aged Care Homes at RSL ANZAC Village Narrabeen or Rowland Village, Galston. To access these services, your care needs will need to be assessed by the local health services ACAT Team (Aged Care Assessment Team) and an 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. If you are a DVA client, please enquire about our Veterans’ Home Care Services. Alternatively, there are private services available. Please contact the Manager LifeCare at Home Sydney on 1300 853 146.
How often and where do the busses run?
A Village Bus Timetable is available at the office. The Village Bus goes to Galston Village and Cherrybrook Village Shopping Centre on Tuesdays, to Hornsby Westfield Shopping Centre on Wednesdays and Castle Towers on Fridays. Also, Government buses are at our entrance allowing easy travelling to other places such as the City and Pennant Hills.
Are there any activities to join?
- Gentle Exercises Games Club
- Happy Hour
- Art, Hard Craft & Soft Craft Groups
- Church and Bible Study Groups
- Garden Club
- Choir & Music Appreciation
- Manager’s Morning Teas
- Cards Club
- I would like some more information. Who do I contact?
We’ll help you understand your options.
We can help you talk through your situation and advise on what your best options would be.
The advice is free and we will always put your needs first.
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