Why Mandurah Gardens?
Our residents are all over the age of 55 which ensures our community has similar needs and lifestyles. Our community allows for the opportunity to make new friends, acquire new skills and hobbies. Our range of onsite facilities and weekly activities is extensive. Providing you with the option to become as involved in our community activities as you desire.
Benefits of joining the Mandurah Gardens community
- You own your own home, keeping 100% of any capital gains.
- A willable asset.
- No stamp duty.
- No exit or Deferred Management Fees (DMF).
- Where eligible, part of the site fees may be covered by government assistance.
- Rich community environment with many activities available.
- Small dogs allowed on application.
Easy buying and selling
If you choose to sell your home, you can sell it yourself, through an agent or park management. Your chosen sales consultant or park management can assist you with the fees. No exit fees apply.
Some residents may qualify to receive government rental assistance for part of the rent and we recommend you contact Centrelink to discuss your personal situation.
Frequently Asked Questions
About Aspen Lifestyle Villages
Are Aspen Lifestyle Villages retirement villages?
Aspen Lifestyle Villages are independent living residential communities for over 55’s where residents own their home or dwelling, but lease the site (land) their home sits on from Aspen. The weekly rental payments cover the lease of this site along with access to the various facilities within the community.
Lifestyle villages such as Mandurah Gardens Estate consist of an abundance of homes along with a wide range of in-house facilities for all residents such as a pool & community hall. The enclosed community atmosphere makes the village a safer and more social environment for our residents. All homes are contemporary in style and low maintenance, giving our residents more time to do the things that they want to do.
Where are all of your Villages located?
Does each Village have the same facilities?
About Mandurah Gardens Estate
What are the unique differences Mandurah Gardens Estate can offer me?
Mandurah Gardens Estate is a small residential community. Our streets meander through the trees on the estate providing privacy and there are no common walls between the homes. The Park Rules require that incoming residents are over the age of 55 which ensures that the residents have similar needs and lifestyles.
What is the community like?
Our typical village profile changes from area to area but generally our communities consist of residents aged between 60 and 75 years who are seeking an independent and active lifestyle through their retirement within a community of like-minded people.
Do I have to pay for the activities I participate in?
Our communities have facilities that are included for our residents at no extra expense, however classes and additional activities may incur extra expenses, so that residents who don’t use these activities do not have to pay for them. Please liaise with our Park Managers.
Can anyone use the facilities?
The facilities of the villages are for the use of members and their guests only.
Can visitors stay with me?
Naturally, relatives and any other visitors you wish to invite are welcome to your home at any time. Some restrictions apply along with fees in some villages, your sales agent will be able to provide more information.
I prefer to live a private lifestyle – is an Aspen Lifestyle Village for me?
Our residents can get as involved in the community as they like. Being that all our homes are stand-alone properties it is up to the individual to involve themselves in the community as little or as much as they see fit.
Can I move into the Village if I have children living with me?
Each village has different rules on the number of residents and if children are allowable. We suggest you check with the village you are interested in.
Are pets allowed?
Each village has different rules on pets due to their space and location. We suggest you check with the village you are interested in.
What are the weekly rents and rental assistance?
Weekly rents vary depending on the village’s location and facilities provided. Your sales agent will be able to explain rental amounts and inclusions. The weekly rental payments cover the lease of the site along with access to the various facilities within the community.
How are Rent Reviews calculated and how often are they reviewed?
The method of how rent reviews are calculated varies for each village in line with relevant legislation. They are generally conducted annually with a market review undertaken periodically. Your sales agent will be able to advise more details.
What Act of Parliament governs the lease under my RSA?
Residential land lease and permanent park living are generally governed at the state level with each state producing an information brochure or booklet to assist in understanding the legislation. Your sales agent will be able to provide you a copy of this information.
Do I own the home?
Yes, and it is also a willable asset, which is generally not the case in traditional retirement villages.
Are there any hidden fees?
All fees are detailed in the site lease agreement. Stamp duty is not applicable to the sale.
Will I have to contribute to body corporate?
No, there are no body corporate fees.
Insurance requirements are covered in the site lease agreement; your sales consultant can assist you with this as it subject to state regulations.
If I choose to sell my home, what fees and charges apply?
This will depend on which village you are moving into, your sales consultant can assist you with this.
How quickly can I move in?
This will depend on which village you are moving into and whether you are buying a new home or an existing home, but in many instances you may be able to move in straight away. Each situation is different, so please consult your sales agent.
If I am interested in buying a home, what would be the next step(s)?
If you have not already done so, please book an appointment to view the village and the facilities along with the new home. Your sales agent can then discuss next steps.