Retirement Village FAQs

May I bring my pet?

If you currently have a pet you may be able to bring them with you to StLouis on Blyth retirement village. There are some obvious guidelines and written permission must be sought from management prior to moving into the Estate.

Is there a weekly fee?

St Louis has a weekly fee to cover operating expenses. This fee also covers Council and Water Rates, Emergency Services Levy, power water and gas. Building and Public Liability insurances are also covered, as well as garden and general maintenance.

What other costs will I have to pay?

You will still need to pay for telephone and internet usage. You may also choose to insure your home contents, have meals delivered or care provided by StLouis. StLouis Home Care can provide as much or as little care and home help such as cleaning and laundry as you require including 24/7 care and on call registered nurses and sleepovers. Commonwealth funded Home Care Package may also be available from StLouis; do not hesitate to contact us for more information, pricing, availability and terms and conditions.

St Louis on Blyth retirement village waiting list

Our retirement village operates a waiting list to which you can add your name at any time. When a unit becomes available you will be contacted by management. You will then be advised of the approximate time frame to when your unit will be available for occupancy. We endeavour to have the purchase of your home at St Louis on Blyth to coincide with the settlement of the sale of your current home.

What other costs are associated with acquiring a home at StLouis?

The costs associated with moving into the StLouis on Blyth retirement village is much the same as any purchase of a new home, however there is no Stamp Duty or GST payable due to the structure of the Resident Licence Agreement. We recommend you consult a Solicitor to explain the terms of the Licence Agreement and also discuss with family members.

Are family members permitted overnight or for holidays?

Yes. All friends and family are welcome. We ask as a matter of courtesy that you notify the retirement village management if a guest is coming to stay more than overnight. Please refer to the License Agreement for details.

Can I bequeath my home?

In the event of your death your St Louis on Blyth independent living unit may not be passed on or otherwise bequeathed. The home must be returned to management for resale in accordance with the terms and conditions of your license agreement. The proceeds then form part of your estate.

How close is St Louis on Blyth from Adelaide?

Our retirement village is less than a 10 minute car drive from the heart of the Adelaide CBD. It is also just a short walk to catch an Adelaide Metro bus which run every 15 minutes. The retirement village is south of the southern Adelaide parklands making it very convenient for friends and family to visit you.

Please contact us at St Louis with any other questions you may have.