Age in place sustainably | The West Australian

The Edenlife Australind way of life group, formally opened on October 31 final 12 months, is a brand new residential alternative for folks aged 50 and older.

Whether or not trying to downsize or working in the direction of retirement, this group will permit for easy-care residing, with consolation and comfort on the fore.

Designs vary from a one-bedroom backyard house by to a commodious three-bedroom, two-bathroom, two-car residence, and permit for residents to age in place.

In response to Edenlife Communities CEO William Marshall, the Lester Group wished to develop an inexpensive housing choice with entry to up to date amenities for Australians aged 50 and above, with a deal with creating a way of group.

“This sense of group, safety and affordability is achieved by resort-style clubhouse amenities, together with sitewide CCTV protection (digital camera feed delivered to all properties), tasteful perimeter safety fencing, low-maintenance native species landscaping maintained by Edenlife each in shared zones and in properties, and an area distinctive embedded photo voltaic vitality community which can ultimately cowl most, if not all, of the residents’ energy prices,” he stated.

“With residents’ charges and taxes coated by Edenlife, resident homeownership, entry to Commonwealth rental help for pensioners attributable to our distinctive mannequin, and most significantly, no exit charges – we have now achieved a great steadiness between affordability and a sustainable mannequin to ship many extra communities all through Western Australia.”

Mr Marshall stated the properties had been constructed offsite by TR Houses and had been delivered to website round 16 weeks.

“With a collection of pitched roofing or skillion type, residents can make the most of fantastic pure lighting,” he stated.

“Let’s face it, as life goes on, the extra we all know what’s value caring about – time with good folks and time to do your personal factor, not payments and fixed residence repairs.”

Talking of payments, the shade constructions on the bowling inexperienced, clubhouse and workshop all host an array of photo voltaic cells that generate renewable vitality for the entire group.

“By the point the embedded vitality community is totally operational, we anticipate to cowl all of our residents’ energy prices (round 10 kilowatts per day), together with considerably subsiding group working prices,” Mr Marshall stated.

“Edenlife manages the system, so there aren’t any complications or restore prices for residents, simply all the advantages.

“With sensible meters put in on all properties, residents will have the ability to view their vitality utilization and modify their day by day residing to maximise the advantages the vitality system has to supply. This shall be a major recurrent saving for all residents including additional to our deal with affordability.”

These searching for house to finish tasks and be a bit artistic shall be glad to know the group workshop is fitted with the most recent cordless instruments and gear, whereas a number of different facilities inside the group are additionally obtainable to maintain residents energetic and social.

“With an impressive clubhouse now full, residents have entry to an indoor heated pool, a cinema, a health centre, a business kitchen, a big eating space, a library, an arts and crafts centre and video games room, an outside barbecue space, a four-rink bowling inexperienced, a group backyard, a big kids’s playground for the grandkids, a workshop and a recycling centre as quickly as they transfer in – no ready,” Mr Marshall stated.

The heated pool.
Digicam IconThe heated pool. Credit score: Provided.

The location of the group additionally ensures residents can simply entry all conveniences and social alternatives exterior, whereas staying near nature.

“Edenlife residents can anticipate to really feel far sufficient however shut sufficient to the metropolitan and regional centres and all that they’ve to supply,” Mr Marshall stated.

“With the estuary to the west and bushland to the east, three giant retail centres, medical and pharmacy amenities, Bunnings and a 24-hour Spudshed – all wants are actually coated.”

Mr Marshall stated Edenlife was trying to set up extra communities all through the state, with two communities at the moment in the superior planning phases.

107 Leisure Drive, Australind

Beds: 1-3

Baths: 1-2

Worth: $175,000-370,000

Contact: Linda Sunderland, 0499 444 279