9 St Catharines Terrace, Houghton On The Hill, Leicestershire, LE7 9GG - 2 bed first floor apartment for people aged 50+
- 2 Bedroom(s)
- Close to Bus Stops
- Close to Local Amenities
- Communal Garden
- Council Tax Band A
- Double Glazing
- Heating by community scheme
- No lift
Houghton on the Hill
• Two bedroom first floor apartment • For people aged 50 plus • Available immediately
Platform Housing are delighted to offer this unfurnished two bedroom first floor apartment that is within a Retirement Living Scheme just off Scotland Lane in Houghton-on-the-Hill. This village is about seven miles to the east of centre of Leicester on the main A47 Leicester to Uppingham Road in the Harborough district in Leicestershire.
The village itself is flanked by attractive rolling county side. There is a wide range of local amenities including a store, post office, hair salon, two public houses, two garages, parish church, various sporting and social facilities. Leicester city centre is also about a 35 minute bus ride from the village.
St Catharines Terrace is a small friendly scheme. Communal facilities include the garden, residents lounge, laundry room and guest facilities. There is non-resident management staff and a 24 hour Careline alarm service.
Two be eligible you need to be aged 50 plus. At time of allocation we will consider households of up a maximum of two people. Preference given to those we could assess has having a two bed need
With its own entrance, stairs take you up to this unfurnished home. Briefly it comprises of:-
- Bathroom with walk in shower
- Two bedrooms
- Main heating is by a community scheme
- Energy Performance Certificate Rating is to be reassessed
- Harborough Council Tax band is A
- Careline alarm
- No deposit/fees required
You will be required to pay one month’s rent (inclusive of service charges), of up to £791.02 in advance prior to signing and receiving keys for the property.
If you are eligible and intend to claim Housing Benefit or Housing element of Universal Credit, please note some service charges would not be covered by these benefits. This includes a £321.68pcm towards the cost of heating the apartment and a £6.80pcm towards the cost for support.
The preferred method of payment ongoing is via Direct Debit and we accept Housing Benefit and Universal Credit.
If you are accepted and do become a Platform Housing Group tenant, you will be offered a starter tenancy. If there have been no breaches or issues within the first year of your tenancy you will be considered for an assured lifetime tenancy.
Please be aware Housing Benefit / Universal Credit will only pay for the property you are living in and you will need to give notice on your current tenancy.
If you are successful in being offered this property you will be contacted by the Lettings Officer and you will need to complete an application form. At this stage the Lettings Officer will confirm the rent and service charges.
We wish to advise you that we cannot contact customers that are not successful for the property.
Pets are considered in accordance with the Tenancy Management Policy. Considered with restrictions and on a case by case basis.