Retirement Villages in Auckland

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Retirement Villages in Greater Auckland MAY 2009.This listing includes housing options specifically for people aged over 50: serviced apartments, units, villas and cottages. It can help identify places that are within your price range and offer the features you want. All prices include GST. There is no government funding for village accommodation. You purchase tenure eg. Occupation Right Agreement and pay an ongoing service fee. The fee usually covers rates, insurance (excluding personal insurance), security, emergency call, lawns, gardening and exterior maintenance. Check detail, as each village is different. Serviced apartment fees are generally higher and include additional services such as meals, housekeeping, personal care, linen and power. Some packages do not allow you to access publicly funded personal care such as help with showering. The following resources may be helpful for residents and intending residents:

The Law SocietyGood legal advice is vital. The Law Society website www.propertylawyers.org.nz lists lawyers experienced in retirement village work. The Retirement Commission The Commission site www.retirement.org.nz has useful information including a summary of the Retirement Villages Act 2003 which provides safeguards for residents. If village management is not able to resolve a financial issue, residents can appeal to the statutory supervisor who acts as an independent 'watchdog' for the village. Contact details for the supervisor are in the disclosure statement. Disputes not resolved within the village can go to an independent disputes panel. The Retirement Commission appoint and publish lists of panel members.

The Department of Building and HousingThis government department has responsibility for public education on legal requirements for retirement villages. If you have questions, phone 0800 83 62 62 and ask to speak with someone who has specialist knowledge of retirement villages. Visit their website at www.minhousing.govt.nz/rv-residents-information

The Retirement Village Association (RVA)Check if the village is a member of the RVA. The association has a code of practice and offers an alternate complaint process. Their website www.retirementvillages.org.nz has resident information or you can phone them on 04 499 0449.

Auckland

Cosmopolitan Retirement Village ......... Council Pensioner Housing .................. Eastcliffe on Orakei Lifestyle Care ....... Edmund Hillary Retirement Village ....... Epsom-on-the-Park .............................. Grace Joel Retirement Village ............. Gracedale ............................................. Hillsborough Heights ............................ Liston Village ........................................ McAlister Place & Gaynor St Units ....... Metlifecare 7 Saint Vincent .................. Metlifecare Powley ...............................Counties Manukau

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Mt Eden Gardens .................................... Oakgrove Retirement Village .................. Real Living Services Ltd .......................... Remuera Care Home and Village ........... Remuera Gardens Retirement Village .... Rosehill Gardens ..................................... Royalle Sunset Villas .............................. Selwyn Heights Retirement Village ......... Selwyn Village Foundation ..................... St Andrew's Village ................................ Waiheke Retirement Village ...................

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Acacia Cove Village ............................. Bethesda Village .................................. Elmwood Village .................................. Erin Park Village .................................. Longford Park Village ........................... Metlifecare Highlands .......................... Metlifecare Pakuranga .........................North Shore

Pakuranga Park Village .......................... Palms Village .......................................... Parkview Estate ...................................... Selwyn Oaks Retirement Units ............... St Johns Village ...................................... Summerset by the Park .......................... Vision Dannemora Gardens ................... Metlifecare Takapuna Ltd ....................... Norfolk Apartments ................................ North Shore City Council Units ............... Northbridge ............................................. Palm Grove Retirement Village .............. Parklane Retirement Village ................... Peninsula Club Retirement Village ......... Puriri Park Retirement Village ................ Rosedale Village .................................... Settlers Village ....................................... Torbay Rest Home ................................. Totara Park Retirement Village ..............

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Baycrest Retirement Village ................. Belmont Lifestyle Village ...................... Browns Bay Retirement Village ............ Deverton Retirement Village ................ Devonport Retirement Village .............. Fairview Village .................................... Hansen Close ...................................... Hibiscus Coast Village ......................... Highgrove Village ................................. Knightsbridge Retirement Village ........ Lady Allum Village .............................. Mayfair Village ..................................... Maygrove Village .................................Waitakere

Glenburn Village .................................. Greenview Park Village ........................ Hobsonville Villas ................................. Metlifecare Crestwood .........................

Metlifecare Pinesong .............................. Ons Dorp Village .................................... Vision Waitakere Gardens ......................

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AucklandCosmopolitan Retirement VillageContact Address Email Website Owner Tenure Admission Care Facilities Services Gail Blakely 17 Geddes Terrace Avondale gailagaowoo.com www.cosmopolitancare.com Gaowoo Geddes Terrace Ltd Occupation Right Agreement Age 55 years and over, interview with manager No care facilities on site Service fee covers council rates, building insurance, maintenance, rubbish, security, 24 hour emergency call. Village also offers free tea and coffee, social activities, communal lounge, Sky TV, internet access, library, movie theatre, games / billiard room, minivan transport for outings and appointments. Local shops, RSA and public transport are closeby. Meals, cleaning, laundry, GP / nurse visits, massage therapist, hairdresser services available at extra cost. $79,000+ 14 x studio / bedsit serviced apartments 8 x 1 bedroom serviced apartments $119,000+ Phone 828 2885 / 021 214 5915 Fax 828 2886

Accommodation

Service FeeStudio / bedsit serviced apartments $49+ per week 1 bedroom serviced apartments $89+ per week

Council 'Own-Your-Own' Pensioner HousingContact Address Email Website Owner Tenure Admission Wendy O'Neil Private Bag 92 516 Wellesley Street wendy.oneilaaucklandcity.govt.nz www.aucklandcity.govt.nz Auckland City Council Cross Lease Title No waiting list for most areas. The applicant(s) must have only moderate means, but sufficient cash assets to buy without a mortgage and be in receipt of NZ superannuation No care facilities on site No services / amenities on site Phone 301 3836 Fax 307 0177

Care Facilities Services

Units in Sandringham, Mt Eden, Mt Albert, Onehunga, Avondale, Panmure, Mt Wellington. Units purchased at 80% of current value. Council has first option on resale. Accommodation 1 and 2 bedroom units Recent sales $120,000 to $400,000 Service Fee No fee, as owners are responsible to pay own rates, insurance, etc

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Eastcliffe on Orakei Lifestyle CareContact Address Email Website Owner Tenure Admission Care Facilities Services Cherie Schofield / Penelope Peterson 217 Kupe Street Orakei cherieeastcliffe.co.nz www.eastcliffe.co.nz Eastcliffe Retirement Partnership Occupation Right Agreement Age 55 years and over Eastcliffe on Orakei hospital Restaurant, library, indoor bowls, hairdresser, tea and coffee making facilities, large lounges, pool, gym, fine dining, new community facility $180,000 $202,000 $295,000 $750,000+ 67 Serviced apartments 33 Independent apartments 25 Townhouses Service Fee Independent apartments $160 per week Serviced apartments $384.50 per week Phone 521 9015 Fax 521 9016

Accommodation 9 Studios with care

Edmund Hillary Retirement VillageContact Address Email Website Owner Tenure Admission Care Facilities Services Nigel Barnhill 221 Abbotts Way Remuera Phone 570 0070 Fax 570 0071

Nigel.Barnhillaedmundhillaryretirementvillage.co.nz www.edmundhillaryretirementvillage.co.nz Ryman Healthcare Ltd Unit Title Age 65 years and over Edmund Hillary rest home and hospital Village centre, golf course, bowling green, tennis court, indoor pool and spa, croquet lawn, hair and beauty salon, library, internet caf, pool table $250,000+ $499,000+ $499,000+ 2 and 3 bedroom townhouses 2 bedroom independent apartments

Accommodation 60 x serviced apartments

Service Fee

Serviced apartments from $199 per week Townhouses and Independent apartments $199 per week

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Epsom on the ParkContact Address Michael Crouch / Jennifer Stokes 3 Claude Road Epsom Email Website Owner Tenure Admission Care Facilities Services Accommodation manager@epsomonthepark.co.nz www.eldernet.co.nz Epsom Senior Living Occupation Right Agreement Able to live alone with minimal assistance, prefer totally in