SummaryExclusively for over 60 this retirement property is set in purpose built development offering all the benefits of retirement living.

PropertyA one bedroom apartment situated on the second floor with a south easterly aspect and a balcony overlooking the gardens. The property benefits from a light and bright living room with a patio door opening out onto the balcony. The kitchen has fitted units with space for a freestanding cooker and fridge/freezer. The bedroom has fitted wardrobes and t Continued...

Letting fees

As well as paying the rent, you may also be required to make the following permitted payments.

Permitted payments

Before the tenancy starts (payable to Girlings Retirement Rentals Ltd ‘the Agent’)

Holding Deposit: 1 week’s rent This is to reserve a property and will be paid against the first weeks rent. Please note: This will be withheld if the applicant(s) or any relevant person (including any guarantor(s)) withdraw from the tenancy, fail a Right-to-Rent check, provide materially significant false or misleading information, or fail to sign their tenancy agreement (and / or Deed of Guarantee) within 4 weeks (or other deadline as mutually agreed in writing). Does not apply in Scotland.

Security Deposit: One month’s rent. This covers damages or defaults on the part of the tenant during the tenancy.

During the tenancy (payable to the Agent)

Unpaid rent - Interest at 3% above the Bank of England Base Rate from Rent Due Date until paid in order to pursue non-payment of rent. Please Note: This will not be levied until the rent is more than 14 days in arrears.

Early Termination (Tenant’s Request) - Should the tenant wish to leave their contract early, they shall be liable for the landlord’s costs in re-letting the property as well as all rent due under the tenancy until the start date of the replacement tenancy. These costs will be no more than the maximum amount of rent outstanding on the tenancy. Early termination is subject to the landlord’s agreement.

For English properties:

Lost Key(s) or other Security Device(s) - Tenants are liable for the actual cost of replacing any lost key(s) or other security device(s). If the loss results in locks needing to be changed, the actual costs of a locksmith, new lock and replacement keys for the tenant, landlord and any other persons requiring keys will be charged to the tenant. If extra costs are incurred there will be a charge of £15 per hour (inc. VAT) for the time taken replacing lost key(s) or other security device(s).

Variation of Contract - £50 (inc. VAT) per agreed variation. To cover the costs associated with taking landlord’s instructions as well as the preparation and execution of new legal documents.

Change of Sharer - £50 (inc. VAT) per replacement tenant or any reasonable costs incurred if higher. To cover the costs associated with taking landlord’s instructions, new tenant referencing and Right-to-Rent checks, deposit registration as well as the preparation and execution of new legal documents.

For Welsh properties:

Payment for a breach of the tenancy agreement up to the prescribed limit including but not limited to; missed contractor appointments, replacement keys or security devices, avoidable or purposeful damage caused by neglect or carelessness, emergency/ out of hours call out fees when the problem has been caused by the tenant.

During the tenancy (payable to the provider) if permitted and applicable

  • Utilities – gas, electricity, water
  • Communications – telephone and broadband
  • Installation of cable/satellite
  • Subscription to cable/satellite supplier
  • Television licence
  • Council Tax

Other permitted payments

Any other permitted payments, not included above, under the relevant legislation including contractual damages.

Tenant protection

Girlings is a member of ARLA Propertymark, which is a client money protection scheme, and also a member of The Property Ombudsman, which is a redress scheme. You can find out more details on the agent’s website or by contacting the agent directly.

Property features

  • Development Manager
  • Lift
  • Communal Lounge
  • Communal Garden
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Girlings Retirement Rentals
Glanville House, Frobisher Way, Taunton, TA2 6BB

01823 760813

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