Q and A's
58 William Street, Raymond Terrace NSW 2324
The friendly happy atmosphere is a pleasure to be a part of You never feel alone!
 
How close to local shops and attractions is the village? Only 300 metres to Raymond Terrace Market Place
   
Is there transport available from the village or nearby? A regular bus service, Port Stephens Coaches, is within 100 metres of the entry of Magnolia Gardens Retirement Village, we also organise special bus trips for the residents.
   
How much is the Price Range? $295,000 to $365,000
   
What do I pay weekly? The Recurrent Charges are $355 per month plus $30 per month for a garage
   
What are the services and benefits covered by the recurrent charge? This charge covers the cost of council and water rates, insurance and maintenance of all buildings, common areas, gardens, lawns, energy costs of public and common property areas, village management and other general costs of running the village.
   
How is the recurrent charge determined? These charges are determined in consultation with the residents.  Resident representatives meet with the village management on a regular basis to review expenditure and the financial management of the village.  Recurrent charges are set annually, and upon review can only be increased above the CPI if the village residents’ agrees.
   
What other expenses am I responsible for? You pay your own electricity, gas if applicable, your own phone bill and contents insurance.
   
Can I bring my pet? We welcome most dogs, cats and other small pets.  There are a few rules about keeping control of your pet to protect the safety and comfort of other residents.
   
What happens if I need a little extra care? Extra care can be arranged by the Village Management Team with local organizations to suit your personal requirements.
   
Can I have family and friends visit and stay? Absolutely!  Just as you would where you are now.
   
Activities
We have morning tea, craft and exercise activites, and the village bus takes you shopping on a Tuesday morning social outings and the local movie cinema. You can participate as little or as much as you like.
   
Village Bus We have a Village Bus for outings, sight see tours, shows and concerts
   
Library The village has three well stocked book shelves with some large print books for residents to read, we have books coming regularly, you can enjoy a good book without having to leave the village.
   
Emergency System The Vital Call Emergency system is located in all units of the village, this is a button on the wall. If you were to require urgent medical assistance you would press this and an Ambulance is dispatched straight away, a master key to all units is known to the Ambulance Service enabling them to get to you. Village Care Staff can organise personal pendants should this be required.
   
Departure Fees There is a departure fee and it is 5% for the first year and 5% per annum for the next six (6) years to a maximum of thirty five (35%) over seven (7) years of occupancy based on the sale price of the unit.