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The properties are available for those aged 60 and over or in the case of a couple, one must be aged 60 and over and the other aged 45 and over. Properties at Orchard Place, Lincombe Manor are available for those aged 55 and over or in the case of a couple, one must be aged 55 and over and the other aged 45 and over

Renting in retirement, especially on an Assured Tenancy, may be particularly beneficial in later life. It is unlikely that you will wish to take on another financial burden, such as a mortgage, and if you are a homeowner, selling your property outright on the open market means you release all your capital and are free to invest or spend the money in any way you choose.

An Assured Tenancy is a contract between you and the Landlord which means you are entitled to stay in the property for as long as you wish. This is known as ‘Security of Tenure’. There is a minimum 12 month term, after that it is your choice when to leave after giving the required notice - you can stay for life if you wish.

The Assured Tenancy is available on all properties at Wispers Park, Haslemere, with an option of a 1-year Assured Shorthold Tenancy, at a lower rent, should this better suit your needs. Currently, properties at Lincombe Manor are available on a 1-year Assured Shorthold Tenancy; however there may be an option to switch to an Assured Tenancy at a later date with the Landlords’ consent. Please contact us for further information.

You will need to pay £200 to reserve a property.

    • This holds the property for you for up to four weeks while the tenancy is prepared.
    • It pays for the administration and production of your part of the tenancy agreement.
    • It covers our administration costs in obtaining and processing the required references, including references for multiple tenants or guarantors.
      Referees may charge you for providing a reference and you should confirm this with them before providing their details to us.

In the unlikely event that you change your mind within seven days of reserving the property, the reservation fee will be refunded less a handling charge of £50. After seven days, the reservation fee is non-refundable. Just before your tenancy starts we will require a tenancy deposit usually equal to a months' rent. We also ask for your rent monthly in advance.

The landlord is responsible for fees relating to the inventory and check-in.

The rent includes services and property maintenance, including:

  • Exclusive use of your self-contained property at Lincombe Manor
  • Use of the communal facilities, lounge, gardens etc.
  • 24 hour on site Estate Porter's assistance
  • External repairs and maintenance to all properties
  • Buildings Insurance
  • External window cleaning of your own property and communal areas
  • Maintenance on communal plant and boilers
  • Sinking fund for future major repairs within the building and village
  • Pest control
  • Lifts maintenance and service
  • Communal electricity, gas and water
  • Housekeeping and Estate Porter staff
  • Management fee
  • Maintenance and handyman
  • Gardening
  • Waste disposal. If you require any assistance, the porters are on hand to help
  • Minibus for local trips as arranged

As a tenant you are responsible for paying the Council Tax for the property (the local council may contact you as the occupier). You are also responsible for all personal bills e.g. telephone, electricity/gas and television licence.

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