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Lakeside Forster Village

Forster, New South Wales

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Lakeside Forster Village

Beautiful beaches and waterways, friendly people, fabulous lifestyle – if you’re searching for an affordable answer to retiring by the water, Lakeside Forester will tick all your boxes.

Situated in the heart of the Barrington Coast, in the coastal town of Forster and on the tranquil shores of the great Wallis Lake, sits Lakeside Forster Village. We offer the perfect place for over 50s to put down their roots and enjoy retirement in one of the country’s most beautiful locations. Residents enjoy the security of a close knit community and great facilities with the added bonus of being close to the centre of town.

 

 

Forster-Tuncurry is the vibrant hub of the great lakes with a plethora of fabulous cafes, restaurants, retail outlets, healthcare services, cultural and entertainment precincts and more. Enjoy a game of golf? Hit the greens at any number of golf courses nearby. Love fishing? Throw in a line by the lake or at any number of world-class beaches nearby. Living in Forster-Tuncurry allows you to live life at your own pace. Be as busy or as relaxed as you choose. One thing is for certain though, you’ll never be bored living on the Barrington Coast.

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Get in touch with:

Kerri Pendlebury

Village Manager

Lakeside Forster Village

Key Features & Facilities

No Stamp Duty

No Council Rates

No Exit Fees

Retain Capital Gains

Pet Friendly

Secure Living

Leisure Facilities

Shared Equity

Coastal

Facilities

You’ll never be bored at Lakeside Forster. The Village boasts a number of wonderful facilities including resort style swimming pool, games rooms and outdoor entertaining areas.

Security

We understand how important it is to feel safe and secure in your living environment, which is why we have secure boom gate entry and on-site management on call for after hour emergencies.

Pet Friendly

We recognize the important role that pets play in the lives of many people. Residents are allowed small house pets at Lakeside Forster Village provided that prior consent has been obtained from the Village Manager.

Our

Location

Your very own waterside retreat, within arm’s reach of all the conveniences of town.

The village is perfectly placed less than 5km from the centre of town. It is just over 3km from the Stockland Shopping Centre, which includes a Woolworths, Kmart, over 70 specialty stores and cafe precinct. The bus stop with regular buses all over town is just 600m away. Forster Private Hospital is approximately 5km away, with Newcastle and Sydney an easy 2 and 3 hour drive respectively.

Address:

13 Tea Tree Rd, Forster NSW 2428

Lakeside Forster Village

Homes for Sale

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FAQ

We Are Here To Help You With Any Questions You May Have

When you choose to make Lakeside Forster Village your home you will join a community of like-minded over 50’s. 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 in our 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 Lakeside Forster Village is more affordable than 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. The residential site agreement gives you exclusive right to occupy the land and to enjoy the villages facilities and services during the term of the agreement.

There are many benefits of this agreement, as residents don’t have to pay stamp duty, council rates or taxes.

Your site fees will be outlined in your residential site agreement.

Centrelink may offer rent assistance with your site fees if you are eligible to receive income support payments.  This acts as an effective subsidy of the amount payable 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. 

We have an onsite internet service provider that offers highly competitive rates and excellent signal and service.

Friends and relatives are most welcome at the 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.  

Lakeside Forster is set in a peaceful location, while the centre of town is nearby, as is Stockland Forster, the golf club and all the amenities you need. Newcastle and Sydney are a 2 and 3 hour trip by car respectively.

You are free to use any agent you choose to sell your home. However, we find that most departing residents choose to use us as their selling agent. 

  • We offer a competitive agent’s selling fee
  • We have a better understanding of the value of this type of home
  • We have a large database of prospective residents 
  • Anecdotal evidence suggests that prices achieved by us are higher than real estate agents.