No, the service charge only covers building insurance and you are strongly advised to take out your own insurance for household contents.
You are responsible for the internal decoration and maintenance of your suite or apartment.
Details of the annual service charge costs over recent years can be found on the leasehold cost webpages of each village. For details of the current years interim service charge please contact the village adviser. The interim service charge is a budgeted figure and the actual costs are confirmed following each year end and are subject to external audit. This may result in a refund or additional payment.
Richmond Villages sell to owner occupiers only. Sub-letting is not normally permitted.
RV offers a free estate agency service to assist you in selling your property. RV charges an Assignment Fee of 6% - 10% depending on how long you have been living in the village. You can instruct an estate agent if you wish, but you will be liable for all estate agent fees. For further information please visit our Leasehold Costs page.
If you have a car, a space will be allocated as close to your apartment as possible for your exclusive use. If you do not own a car, or cease to drive, you will not have any allocated parking. All unallocated parking is available for guests and visitors. All cars must be taxed, insured and legally road worthy.
Yes, pets are allowed as long as they are not causing a nuisance to your neighbours or other residents.
Apartments are occasionally available on a short hold tenancy agreement, for availability please contact the Village Advisers at the individual village
Yes, but this is subject to forward booking and availability. Richmond Retreats offers accommodation within the village. Please speak to the village advisers for details of prices and availability.
No, the domiciliary care agency is able to provide personal care and other services in your home.
Yes, all of our villages have a care home. Please contact the village adviser to find out about care services provided at each location.
Yes, both the domiciliary care agency and the care home are managed by Richmond Villages as are all other services within the village
Yes. The lease states that the landlord must provide a registered care home and a registered domiciliary care agency.
Like any property purchase it is advisable to get appropriate legal and financial advice.