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St Catharines Terrace, Houghton On The Hill, Leicestershire, LE7 9GG - Ground Floor One Bedroom Apartment - For people aged 60+ or 55+ if in receipt of PIP/DLA

£411PCM Rent + £109 PCM Service Charges Service Charge
1 Bedroom
Communal facilities
Communal Garden
Council Tax Band A
Double Glazing
Gas Central Heating
Heating by community scheme
Residents Parking
Rural location
Staff onsite care alarm
Tray Shower
St Catharines Terrace, Houghton on the Hill
United Kingdom

• Coming soon - Register your interest now! • Ground floor one bedroom apartment available in a Retirement Living Scheme • Applicants must be 60+ or 50+ and in receipt of DLA/PIP

Platform Housing has a Retirement Living scheme called St Catharines Terrace just off Scotland Lane in Houghton on the Hill. 

The one-bedroom apartment coming soon is suitable for a single person or a couple, to be eligible you must be aged 60+ or 55+ if you are in receipt of Personal Independence Payments or Disability Living Allowance.

This village is surrounded by some of Leicestershire's most attractive rolling countryside. Located just under a 7 mile drive from Leicester city centre and 12 miles from Market Harborough. It is within walking distance to local amenities including a Post Office, supermarket and pharmacy. The handy bus stop means that Leicester is a convenient hop away.

St Catharines Terrace is a small friendly scheme with a mixture of studio, one bedroom ground and first floor apartments and also one two bedroom apartment. Communal facilities include the garden, parking, residents lounge, laundry room and guest facilities. There is non-resident management staff and a 24 hour careline alarm service.

Photos are for illustration purposes only.

The one-bedroom apartment is self contained and unfurnished. Briefly consisting of:-

  • Kitchen
  • Bathroom with a shower cubicle
  • One double bedroom
  • Double glazing
  • Main heating by a community scheme
  • 24 hour careline alarm
  • Harborough Council Tax band A
  • EPC rating - C

You will be required to pay one month’s rent in advance prior to signing for the property £518.62. 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 a £51.49pcm for personal heating, £13.72pcm for personal water and 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. 

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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