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Himbleton House, Himbleton Road, St John's, Worcester, WR2 6HS - Retirement Village

1 Bedroom
55+ in receipt of DLA or PIP
Council Tax Band A
Double Glazing
Heating by community scheme
Level access shower
Shared garden
Himbleton House
Himbleton Road
United Kingdom

A one bedroom unfurnished first floor apartment. •Retirement Village •To apply must be 60+ or 55 + in receipt of PIP/DLA •Apply today!

Platform Housing are delighted to offer this one-bedroom unfurnished first floor apartment in the sought after location of St John's, Worcester.  The property is suitable for a couple or single person aged 60+ or 55+ if in receipt of PIP/DLA. 

Himbleton House is a retirement Village with communal facilities Lounge, Dining room, Laundry, Guest facilities, garden and having the reassuring benefit of Non-resident management staff (24 hours a day) and Careline alarm service.

There is a bus stop 500 yards; shop 500 yards; post office 500 yards; town centre 2 miles away

Images are of a similar property for illustration purposes.

The self-contained apartment comprises of;

  • Kitchen
  • Lounge
  • Bathroom with level access shower
  • One double bedroom 
  • Gas fired community scheme central heating (personal heating included in rent & service charge figures listed)
  • Double glazing  
  • EPC rating - C
  • Council Tax - band A
  • No deposit/fees required

You will be required to pay one month’s rent/service charges of up to £1,018.93 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  £214.41pcm towards the cost of heating the apartment; £26.74pcm towards the cost for support; £0.39pcm towards the cost of communal TV and £8.41pcm towards the cost of administration for Himbleton House. . A lettings Officer can give you a full break breakdown of the charges of what is eligible for Housing Benefits payments.

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.  

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Himblton House, Worcester

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