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Brooklands Gardens, Market Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16 9HS - Retirement Living scheme for people aged 60+ or 55+ if in receipt of PIP/DLA

£431PCM + £196 PCM Service Charge
1 Bedroom
55+ in receipt of DLA or PIP
Close to Local Amenities
Communal facilities
Communal Garden
Council Tax Band A
Heating by community scheme
Level access shower
Wet room
Brooklands Gardens
Market Harborough
LE16 9HS
United Kingdom

• One bedroom 2nd floor apartment • Register today to join the waiting list • Suitable for a single person or couple - Applicants must be 60+ or 55+ if in receipt of PIP/DLA

Platform Housing has a Retirement Living scheme of Brooklands Gardens just off Walcot Road in Market Harborough.

A charming and historic market town, Market Harborough is in far southeast part of Leicestershire on the border with Northamptonshire that offers a wide variety of leisure activities. Also there is wide variety of mainstream shops along with a wealth of independent retailers, eateries both on the main streets and awaiting discovery tucked away along many quaint little streets and yards.

Brooklands Gardens has 67 apartments, mainly one bedroom and some two bed apartments near the heart of Market Harborough, only a short walk to the town centre.  Communal facilities include the gardens and courtyard, lift, three spacious communal lounges, two laundry rooms, door entry control, mobility scooter store and guest facilities.  There is non-resident management staff and a 24 hour Careline alarm service.

****Please note images are of similar apartment and not of the actual apartment available*****

Each apartment is self-contained and unfurnished. Briefly consists of:-

  • Kitchen
  • Lounge
  • Bathroom (available apartment has a wet room style shower)
  • One double bedroom
  • Main heating by a community scheme
  • Energy performance certificate ratings of C
  • Double Glazing
  • Harborough Council Tax band A
  • Careline alarm
  • No deposit/fees required

To be eligible you must be aged 60+ or 55+ if you are in receipt of Personal Independence Payments or Disability Living Allowance.

You will be required to pay one month’s rent/service charges of between £626.22 in advance on the tenancy start day.

If you are eligible and intend to claim Housing Benefit or Housing element of Universal Credit, Please note for all apartments some service charges would not be covered by these benefits. This includes a £45.28pcm towards the cost of personal heating and £6.35pcm towards the cost of personal water to the apartment and a £7.79pcm towards the cost for support & £7.74pcm towards administration charge.

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 or affordable rent 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.

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Brooklands Gardens

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