In the box seat for the races, with views to the Tararuas

  • Park-like, landscaped grounds
  • Adjoining the Wellington Racecourse
  • Easy access to Upper Hutt shopping precinct
  • 30 minutes' drive to Wellington City

Enjoy retirement living in the heart of Upper Hutt

Summerset at the Course offers a selection of modern homes in a convenient location.  Just a 30 minute drive to Wellington City, and close to Trentham station on the Wairarapa Line, this well-appointed village is the ideal retirement destination in Upper Hutt.

Contact Kay today on 04 527 2980 to find out about available homes in this beautiful village.

Facilities & activities

At Summerset at the Course, our range of indoor and outdoor facilities means you'll always have something to do, no matter what the weather.  And, if you're keen to get involved, our on-site Activities Coordinator will make sure there's always a calendar of events and activities to  keep you entertained

Onsite we have our very own Divine Café and in-house catering, offering contemporary menus prepared on site with wholesome, seasonal, fresh, locally grown produce.

Pool table Pool table
Residents' bar Residents' bar
Indoor swimming pool Indoor swimming pool
Barbeque facilities Barbeque facilities
Residents' workshop Residents' workshop
Lounge with large screen TV Lounge with large screen TV
Library Library
Hair salon Hair salon
All-weather bowling green All-weather bowling green
Communal vegetable gardens Communal vegetable gardens
Computer with internet access Computer with internet access
Piano Piano
Organised outings and activities Organised outings and activities
Courtesy van Courtesy van
Cafe Cafe

Types of homes

Summerset at the Course offers a range of modern, high quality living options including villas, townhouses, apartments, serviced apartments and rooms in our Ministry of Health certified care centre. 

Villas & townhouses

2 or 3 bedroom villa or 2 bedrooms with study

Licence to Occupy for villas from $655,000 & townhouses from $570,000

  • modern, bright and spacious open plan living
  • contemporary kitchen, large bathroom and laundry
  • outdoor living and garden
  • in-built storage
  • single garage with internal access 
  • pets are welcome (just talk to your Village Manager first)


Double bedroom apartments

Licence to Occupy from $385,000

  • generous double bedroom, ideal for singles and couples
  • modern, bright, spacious open plan living
  • contemporary, self-contained kitchen, bathroom and laundry
  • in-built storage
  • decks or patios for outdoor living
  • pets are welcome (just check with your Village Manager about suitability)

Serviced apartments

Double bedroom serviced apartment

Licence to Occupy from $320,000

  • generous double bedroom, ideal for singles and couples
  • spacious separate living area with kitchenette
  • ensuite including accessible shower, grab rails and non-slip floor
  • generous storage
  • 24 hour support always close at hand
  • certified by Ministry of Health to provide Rest Home-Level care

Care centres

Care rooms

  • feel at home by decorating and furnishing your care room
  • rooms will accommodate television, a comfortable chair and other small items of furniture
  • all bathrooms include accessible shower, grab rails and non slip floors
  • once open, will be certified by the Ministry of Health to provide rest home and hospital-level care

Levels of care

Summerset at the Course offers a full continuum of care from one-off services through to hospital level care in our Ministry of Health certified care centre.

Village contact details

Photo of Craig Braun

Craig Braun

Village Manager

Photo of Kay Southon

Kay Southon

Sales Manager

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Find us

20 Racecourse Road,
Upper Hutt 5018

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