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02 July 2024

Homes to Suit Your Downsizing Journey at Laurieton

Lifestyle comes first at Laurieton. Located on the banks of Queens Lake in Kew, this stunning over 55’s* land lease living community is as scenic as it gets. Residents take in the breathtaking views of North Brother Mountain, spot migrating whales from Perpendicular Point Lookout and enjoy the colourful showcase of wildflowers in spring. Whether you want to hike Dooragan National Park or go for a paddle at Grant Beach, this area has spots for all levels of ‘outdoorsy’. Ideal for a treechange that also ticks your seachange boxes, the location blends natural wonders with convenience. Just 25 minutes from Port Macquarie, the Laurieton lakefront lifestyle village proves you can have it all.

Ample Amenities

First-class amenities meet quality modern homes at the Laurieton community. An outdoor pool and a heated indoor pool make sure that you can get your laps in all year round, while a gym and wellness centre is the perfect place to work up a sweat. For those who like to stay active as part of a team, the bowling green is a great place to balance catching up with changing ends. On those wintery days, curl up with a good book by the fireplace in the library or put on a classic in the cinema room. With a craft room, a place to tinker with tools and space to store your boat and caravan, all hobbies are welcomed at Laurieton.

The Perfect Fit

With many different styles and sizes of properties on offer at Laurieton, you’re sure to find the perfect house to turn into a home. Downsizing after retirement means something different to everyone, and we know that when it comes to floorplans, priorities will vary. Let’s explore some favourites:

Low Maintenance: The Hunter

2 Bed | 2 Bath | 1 Study | 2 Car

If you’re tired of the constant gardening and general upkeep of the family home, The Hunter is your ideal downsizing match. Made with low maintenance in mind, this house is easy to lock and leave any time you want to go travelling. Offering a light and bright open floorplan, the private courtyard gives you outdoor space without the work. Enjoy a contemporary kitchen fitted with both an island and breakfast bar; a master bedroom with built-in robe and ensuite; a guest bedroom with a built-in robe; a second bathroom, a separate laundry, and a double garage.

Entertainers’ Delight: The Hastings

2 Bed | 2 Bath | 1 Study | 2 Car

If you’re known as the host with the most, downsizing doesn’t have to mean saying goodbye to entertaining! The Hastings is made for entertainers, featuring an open floor plan that flows from a spacious kitchen to a dining area and onto an alfresco space. The handy multi-use room gives you even more space for guests. Thanks to the second bedroom with built-in robe, second bathroom, separate laundry and double garage, you’ll still have the family’s go-to home for gatherings — if that’s what you’d like it to be!

Flying Solo: The Brunswick

2 Bed | 2 Bath | 1 Study | 1 Car

Perfect for single people, The Brunswick streamlines your downsizing experience by providing the rooms you need without wasting space. Offering light and airy interiors, this contemporary style makes a great refresh. Open plan kitchen and dining flow directly onto two private outdoor decks, great for having loved ones over for dinner. Your master bedroom is a luxurious retreat, featuring a walk-in robe and ensuite. Your guest bedroom and study give you space to breathe while keeping to a low-maintenance floor plan.

Spacious Flexibility: The Macleay

2 Bed | 2 Bath | 1 Study | 1.5 Car

If you’re downsizing from a big family home, chances are you’ll be looking for an option that still keeps things spacious. The Macleay is a flexible option that cuts down on size without being a shock to the system. Featuring a large wrap-around kitchen with plenty of bench space, the open-plan dining area opens up to an outdoor courtyard through sliding doors. Create an indoor-outdoor zone with your alfresco area, giving you even more living space. The spacious master bedroom includes an ensuite and doors opening onto the courtyard. Your second bedroom and multi-purpose room give you flexibility, while the 1.5 car garage has room for a workbench.

What Are the Benefits of Land Lease Living?

There are many reasons to downsize to a Hometown community home. Aside from the incredible locations and amenities on offer, many of our residents love having the freedom to travel, thanks to the low-maintenance styles available. Reduce your stress levels and your upkeep costs by swapping the family home for a quality land lease living property.

One of the key benefits of land lease living is the various ways it can save you money as you downsize. There’s no stamp duty payable when you buy into a Hometown community. This can be a real boost to your budget, considering the Property Council of Australia suggests you can spend up to $75,000 in stamp duty and other costs downsizing your home. Unlike most ‘retirement villages’ who charge you council rates, with Hometown land lease living, you won’t have to pay council fees. You also retain your capital gains on your Hometown property, and won’t have to pay exit fees. Plus, if you receive a pension, you may be entitled to a government subsidy when you land lease. Welcome to financially fair over 55’s* living in mid north coast NSW.

Contact us today to learn more about the different benefits of land lease living and discover how downsizing at Laurieton can change your life.

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