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A dream retirement: Merivale Retirement Village


Nestled in the heart of the genteel locale of Merivale is one of our city’s most forward-thinking retirement complexes that ticks all the boxes when it comes to providing superior quality care for retirees looking to kick back and enjoy the good life in luxurious comfort and style.

 

 

Merivale Retirement Village provides residential solutions for all stages of retirement – whether that be leading up to, and including, rest home-level care in one of their beautifully appointed serviced apartments, or more independent living in a villa, or in one of the soon-to-be available terrace townhouses.

The airy, spacious one-bedroom serviced apartments start from $350,000 and deliver everything in feel and appeal, with sunny and warm aspects, thoughtfully appointed interiors and patio areas that are both pretty and peaceful. As far as safety and security go, residents of the serviced apartments are assured of peace of mind, and they have access to the best in rest home-level care, with a continuum of care and support options should that time come. The added bonus is that although retaining their independence as individuals in an intimate setting, there is also connectivity with other residents to ensure a strong and vibrant social life.

As the serviced apartments are housed within the main complex, residents have easy access to the in house café, where tasty and nutritious meals are served daily, as well as the hair salon, library, and for a fun-filled happy hour, the very popular
Stokesy’s Bar is but a stroll from the main atrium.

 

 

For those retirees wanting complete independence but within a secure environment, the north-facing two and three bedroomed villas are ideal. Open plan kitchen, living and dining lend a timeless elegance, while sun-strewn private courtyards only ramp up the ambience. Internal access garaging provides convenient house entry for residents, while their visitors can utilise the off-street parking space.

Saving the most exciting news until last, Merivale Retirement Village now has eleven terrace townhouses available to purchase off plan!

With the first stage to be completed by mid-2020, these exclusive two-storey homes comprise three bedrooms with walk-in robes an0d ensuites, expansive open-plan kitchen, dining and living areas that open out to north-facing, private paved terrace courtyards.

Factor in luxury features such as an Escea gas fireplace in the living room; a fully ducted Fujitsu HVAC System; surround ceramic tiling and underfloor heating in the bathroom; an internal two-stop lift; double car garaging; a security system that’s second-to-none, and all set amongst park-like surroundings that won a Canterbury Horticultural Society Garden Award, and without a doubt, you have the ultimate dream retirement home.

For a personal guided tour to turn dreams into reality, contact Leah Moore 03 375 4117 or 021 971 487. Email reception@merivaleretirement.co.nz

 

 


 

A blissful life: Merivale Retirement Village


Opened in April of this year, Merivale Retirement Village is a superb, aesthetically stunning and brand new complex offering the ultimate in luxurious comfort for its residents.

 

 

Set in Merivale, one of our city’s leafiest, most established and sought after suburbs, with convenient and easy access to doctors, dentists, lawyers and other professional services, as well as being close to the fabulous Merivale Mall, this is a location you will love, and your friends and whānau will love to visit!

Built to the highest seismic safety and architectural design standards to ensure the utmost protection and comfort for residents, Merivale Retirement Village Care Facility offers two levels of care and support – rest home and hospital – ensuring that every stage of retirement living is catered for.

The fully serviced and impeccably presented apartments on the ground floor are the perfect solution for those requiring care, but who love their space. These beautifully appointed, deluxe apartments are airy and spacious, and with 24-hour medical care available at the touch of an emergency button, residents have complete peace of mind.

On the first floor, overlooking the village’s manicured gardens designed by landscape architect Ben McMaster, are 47 dual-purpose hospital to rest home care suites with private ensuites. The suites provide space and luxury, while affording around the clock care from staff who are highly trained and dedicated to providing world-class care, support and services.

 

 

For complete independence, the spacious, sunny, elegantly presented villas, comprising either two or three bedrooms and fully equipped kitchens, laundries and bathrooms, plus a private courtyard with lovely garden setting and internal access garaging, give residents the freedom to live life to the fullest, with the added bonus of security and easy access to companionship and support services if desired.

Nutritious, delicious meals are prepared daily by the village chef with a regularly changing menu that takes advantage of seasonal fruit and vegetables. Together with the nutritionist, they ensure all meals look beautiful, taste wonderful and, most importantly, provide residents with all they require for a healthy lifestyle. Those with specialist requirements, such as gluten-free or diabetic diets, are catered for in consultation with the nutritionist and resident.

 

 

With wonderful amenities such as the library, hair salon, luxurious lounges, an outdoor patio barbecue for relaxed summer dining and the very popular Stokesy’s Bar, a great place to meet and mingle for the weekly Happy Hour, life here is nothing short of blissful.

Leah Moore, Sales Consultant at Merivale Retirement Village, says the thing residents love most about living in the village is they know they can still be independent, while remaining worry free.

For a personal guided tour, please contact Leah Moore, 03 375 4117 or 021 971 487, email leahm@merivaleretirement.co.nz or visit www.merivaleretirement.co.nz.

 

 


 

A place to call home: Merivale Retirement Village


“This is a marvelous place to call home – a place we are really proud of.”

 

 

That’s the feeling of the residents of Merivale Retirement’s striking new facility on Somme Street. Designed by Marc Barron of Jerram Tocker Barron Architects and built by Jones and Wyatt Construction, the building exudes the elegance and sophistication one associates with a luxury hotel. Yet it is so comfortable and tastefully decorated with soft furnishings in its lounges and private rooms that you feel right at home.

Open since April, the two-storey main building surrounds a spacious tranquil courtyard beautifully landscaped by Ben McMaster of InsideOut Design. The view of the courtyard is a focal point for many of the rooms and apartments within the village.

 

 

Upon entering this stunning facility is a café that could grace any hotel lobby. It’s a space that has quickly become very popular with residents for catching up with one another or for meeting in a vibrant environment with family and friends. The large, light and airy reception area flows through to a lovely boutique hair salon, a choice of lounge areas and the charming and cosy lounge bar called Stokesy’s with its own courtyard and barbeque area, while the library is a delightful place to relax and read.

 

 

The ground floor boasts 22 gorgeous one-bedroom serviced apartments. Every apartment includes ensuites, cooking facilities, central heating, as well as 24-hour emergency call buttons for nurse support. Each has its own private patio for outdoor living. These luxurious “License to Occupy” apartments are ideal for residents who may require some support, but who like a little more space.

 

 

The open and airy communal lounge and a dining room on the first floor flow through to generous dual purpose ensuited rest home and hospital rooms. Entertainment and activities add to the lively, welcoming atmosphere. Every level of care is provided for in the new facility from fully supported to semi-independent living. Merivale Retirement Village is renowned for its quality clinical care by fully trained and dedicated staff, ensuring residents receive the specialised attention they need.

 

 

Merivale Retirement Village also provides several independent living options within its grounds. There are one or two bedroom supported living palazzo apartments, one, two and three bedroom freestanding luxury villas, along with premium three bedroom townhouses which will be available in 2020. All this within a short stroll to the Merivale Mall and easy access to healthcare professionals, restaurants, cafes and the lifestyle you have always enjoyed.

For further information about available accommodation or to view this exciting new lifestyle option contact Leah Moore on 021 971 487 or email LeahM@merivaleretirement.co.nz.