Fern Bay, New South Wales
Fern Bay, New South Wales
* Exit fees are payable at some of our Villages and to those who purchase a home by way of a shared equity arrangement.
In this instance, exit fees are applicable. Please contact your local sales consultant for full terms & conditions.
Located in Fern Bay between Newcastle and Port Stephens, the area is home to pristine beaches and national parks. Bayway Village is close to local shops, leisure facilities and medical services. You’ll enjoy the benefits of a relaxed coastal lifestyle with the conveniences of city living.
At Bayway Village we offer brand new, modern, high quality homes at an affordable price.
When you choose to make Bayway Village your home you will join a community of like-minded over 50s. We know that you will enjoy the independence and security that comes from living in our village and the wonderful lifestyle opportunities that arise. When you purchase a home at Bayway Village, you’ll free up capital which will enable you to live a flexible and low maintenance life.
One of the reasons that a home at Bayway Village is more affordable then other living options is that the ownership of the land and home is separate. Although you will own your home, you will not own the land.
Residents enter into a residential site agreement with Bayway Village. The residential site agreement gives you exclusive right to occupy the land and to enjoy Bayway Villages’ facilities and services during the term of the agreement.
There are many benefits of this agreement, as resident’s don’t have to pay stamp duty, council rates or state taxes.
Your site rent will be outlined in your residential site agreement.Current weekly site fees start at $211.65. Your site fee includes access to all village facilities and services.
Centrelink may offer rent assistance with your site rent if you are eligible to receive income support payments. This acts as an effective subsidy of the site rent payable to Bayway Village each fortnight.
Residents’ tenure is secured by the terms of the Residential Land Lease Communities 2013 (Act) and the terms of their individual site agreement. Although a resident’s right of occupation is usually for a short initial fixed term period, the Act outlines that all site agreements automatically continue on the same terms after the expiry of the fixed term.
Residential Site Agreements can only be terminated in the limited circumstances outlined in the Act, and no resident can be removed without an order from the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal.
Yes, storage is available for an additional cost of $25 per week.
We have an onsite internet service provider that offers highly competitive rates and excellent signal and service.
Friends and relatives are most welcome at Bayway Village. All residents are responsible for the actions and behaviour of their guests.
Residents are responsible for the payment of electricity, telephone, gas and water consumption in relation to their site. Each site has its own electricity and water meters, which are read and subsequently billed on a quarterly basis by us.
Residents are allowed pets provided that prior consent has been obtained from the Village Manager. Management consent will take into regard the type, size, potential noise and risk associated with the pet. All pets must be de-sexed and vaccinated.
All residents are responsible for their home maintenance including repairs and replacement of fixtures, fittings and appliances outside normal warranties.
Only a few minutes from Bayway Village is Stockton where you’ll find all your daily essentials including an IGA, chemist, medical practices, Post Office and local eateries. Larger shopping centres can be found in nearby Mayfield and Raymond Terrace, where you’ll find Coles, Woolworths, Centrelink, banks and a wide variety of specialty shops.
Newcastle has many private and public health services including hospitals, medical centres and specialists.
Subject to the terms of your agreement, you are free to sell your home for relocation offsite at any time.
Get in touch with us today to learn more about how we can help you find your perfect community.