Torfield

Retirement housing
Torfield Close, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 3EU
Torfield Close, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 3EU

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Optivo
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Manager's Description

"Torfield is a quiet scheme situated in Hastings Old Town, close to the high street, beach, doctors surgery, churches, and bus routes.

You can apply to be housed with us by contacting your local aut..." Show more
"Torfield is a quiet scheme situated in Hastings Old Town, close to the high street, beach, doctors surgery, churches, and bus routes.

You can apply to be housed with us by contacting your local authority (Hastings) to complete an application form for housing. Once you have done this you will be placed on a waiting list where you will either:

* Have the opportunity to use the choice based lettings scheme that operates in that area to bid (register an interest) on a property or;
* You will be placed on the local authority waiting list where you will be offered an appropriate property according to your need." Show less

Main Facts

Retirement housing
40 flats. Built in 1965 and renovated in 2005. Sizes studio, 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom.
Visiting management staff (Out of Hours staff team), Non-resident management staff (part time) and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden, Library, kitchen, communal TV
Access to site fairly easy, but less so for less mobile people. Distances: bus stop 200 yards; shop 0.5 mile(s); post office 1 mile(s); town centre 2 mile(s); GP 0.5 mile(s); social centre 1 mile(s).
Regular social activities include: Bingo, coffee mornings, and other one-off events. A small budget is available for scheme activities., organised by staff and residents. New residents accepted from 65 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted (on a case by case basis).
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 03/06/2015   Update info

Availability

Check with Optivo - none notified to EAC - Advertise vacancies / sales.

Residents' views

A number of residents have taken part in the EAC National Housing for Older People Awards, or used the EAC Residents Consultation Service (RCS); they have given top marks to this scheme for:
Convenience of the location
Number / size of facilities
Quality of the garden
Managed by
Optivo
Building Homes, Making Places, Changing Lives

Do you want to ‘downsize’ or move somewhere safe and secure? If so, we could have the option that's perfect for you!

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