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Retirement Living

Arkwright House, Orchard Road, Broughton Astley, Leicestershire, LE9 6SQ - For people aged 50+ if in receipt of PIP/DLA or 60+

£349 PCM Rent + £278 PCM Service Charge Service Charge
50+ if in receipt of PIP/DLA
Close to Bus Stops
Close to Local Amenities
Communal facilities
Communal Garden
Council Tax Band A
Double Glazing
Heating by community scheme
Level access shower
Residents Parking
Arkwright House
Orchard Road
Broughton Astley
United Kingdom

• Studio apartments suitable for people aged 60+ or 50+ if in receipt of PIP/DLA • Small friendly complex in the centre of the village • 5 miles from Lutterworth and 20 miles from Leicester. • Immediately available!

Platform Housing Group are delighted to offer upper floor, unfurnished studio apartments (available immediately), within our retirement living scheme Arkwright House, in Broughton Astley.

The apartments are suitable for single applicants who are 60+, or 50+ if in receipt of PIP/DLA.

Arkwright House houses a combination of 33 apartments, which consist of both studio and one-bedroom apartments.

There are onsite communal facilities for you to enjoy such as the lovely garden, lounge and a guest suite should friends or family wish to stay.

Arkwright House is situated within a beautiful village and benefits from being 5 miles from Lutterworth and 20 miles from Leicester. There are local amenities within close proximity and a bus service between Leicester and Lutterworth. The scheme benefits from having a bus stop directly outside of the complex.

** Please note that images are for illustration purposes only. **

The self-contained studio apartments briefly comprise of;

* Kitchen area

* Lounge/sleeping area

* Bathroom with a level access shower

You will be required to pay one month's rent in advance on the tenancy start day of between £625.14 (exact figures vary for each apartment). Please note that if you are claiming Housing Benefit or Housing Element of Universal Credit there are some service charges that would not be covered. These include £13.16pcm towards the cost of administration; £71.04pcm for personal heating, £16.68pcm for personal water & a £7.79pcm charge towards the cost of support. A Lettings Officer can give you a full break breakdown of the charges of what is eligible for Housing Benefits payments.

Please note our preferred ongoing method of payment 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.  

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