June 25, 2021

Units snapped up by local retiree downsizers in Sinnamon Park

first_imgRosemount Retirement Community has launched to market with 50 per cent of apartments and the four penthouses already sold.THE penthouses have been snapped up and more than 50 per cent of stage one has sold, at Wesley Mission Queensland’s newest over 65s development. Rosemount Retirement Community will be built over two stages, with stage one — the seven Storey 70 apartment Madden due for completion in early 2019, and the four storey 65 apartment Tynan set to follow.A village green will separate the two buildings, with residents also enjoying resort style amenities such as an outdoor heated swimming pool, gymnasium, cafe, library, lounge area and cinema.Wesley Mission Queensland Retirement Living sales and marketing manager Jenny Horne said local downsizers were the main buyers getting in early.“The majority of buyers are downsizing from their family homes,” Ms Horne said. “They are locals not wanting to leave the area but wanting a lifestyle where they don’t have big yards and swimming pools to look after or big houses to clean, but still want the lifestyle and facilities with reasonably large apartments.”The one, two and three-bedroom apartments have secure undercover car parking, lift access, 24hr emergency call system, ample storage, reverse cycle air conditioning and most have a study area.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home4 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor4 hours agoCity glimpses from the top floor apartments at Rosemount Retirement Community in Sinnamon Park.Ms Horne said one of the biggest benefits to moving into a retirement community was being part of a friendly environment.“You often find that people live in a suburb for 40 or 50 years, their kids grow up in that area and they know all of their neighbours, but then gradually the neighbours start moving away until one day they find they’re left in a community not knowing anyone around them,” she said.“Moving into a retirement community you get to make lots of new friends and you’re living in a community of like-minded and like-aged people.”Ms Horne said it was better to move into a retirement community when you were still young enough to get the most enjoyment out of the facilities.The Rosemount community will be co-located with Wesley Mission Queensland’s Sinnamon Village residential aged care communities and wellness centre, giving residents the ability to age in place.“This is great for couples,” Ms Horne said, “as one might need to move to residential aged care before the other one and they conveniently living within walking distance and can visit their partner everyday if they like.”Apartment prices start at $385,500, with construction expected to kick off in September.last_img

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