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Retirement Living

Victoria Court Retirement Living, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3QB - Upper floor apartments - For those aged 60+ or 55+ if in receipt of PIP/DLA

£390 PCM Rent + £226 PCM Service Charge Service Charge
55+ in receipt of DLA or PIP
Close to City Centre
Close to Local Amenities
Communal facilities
Communal Garden
Council Tax Band A
Double Glazing
Gas Central Heating
Good Transport Links
Heating by community scheme
Level access shower
Shower over Bath
Tray Shower
Victoria Court, Matlock
United Kingdom

• Upper floor studio and one bedroom apartments • Immediately available! • Applicants must be 60+ or 55+ if in receipt of PIP/DLA •

Platform Housing are delighted to offer these unfurnished studio and one bedroom apartments (first, second & third floor availability) set within communal grounds in Victoria Court, a Retirement Living scheme in Matlock.  The studio apartments are suitable for a single person, and one bedroom apartments suitable for a single person or a couple.

Applicants are required to be 60+ or 55+ if in receipt of PIP/DLA to express an interest in these properties.

Victoria Court is set in Matlock, a town which benefits from many local amenities including supermarkets, eateries, as well as great transport links with Matlock railway station just under a mile away. There are bus services which run between Matlock, Sheffield and Chesterfield too. 

The properties briefly comprise of; 

  • Kitchen
  • Bathrooms dependent on apartment - some have baths, shower over baths, shower cubicles or level access showers
  • Open plan living/bedroom area in studio apartments, bedroom and lounge in one bedroom apartments
  • Communal facilities
  • Heating by community scheme
  • Double glazing
  • Council tax band – A 
  • No deposit/fees required

*Photos and video are taken of  one of the apartments we have available (3rd floor)*

You will be required to pay one month’s rent in advance of between £615.30-£698.11 dependent on apartment type prior to signing for the property. Please note our preferred method of payment is via Direct Debit and we accept Housing Benefit and Universal Credit.

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 £43.57-60.48pcm personal heating charge; £7.71-10.25pcm towards cost of administration; £0.27pcm towards cost of TV licence for communal areas and a £7.82pcm 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.

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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