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Village Update

Situated on the edge of the established Avonhead suburb, our newest Christchurch village offers a lovely open, relaxed and rural feeling in the highly sought after area. Our first residents moved in in June 2019 and once complete, the vibrant village will be home to approximately 240 residents.

Take a virtual tour of Summerset at Avonhead and explore this beautiful village.
Please note: the virtual tour is indicative only and village design is subject to change.

Our homes are warm, modern and designed with everything you could need for the perfect retirement lifestyle. They're selling fast, so request a free information pack or phone Anne on 03 357 3202 to find out if we've got a home that's right for you!

A great location, close to local shops, parks and transport links

  • Located in highly sought-after Avonhead
  • Close to Russley Golf Course and other recreational areas
  • Close to local shops
  • Easy access to airport and transport links

Facilities & activities

Summerset residents have access to a range of community facilities.  Our villages are built for their environment and generally include the facilities below.  Once the proposed village is complete, our on-site Activities Coordinator will also ensure there is a calendar of activities and events that cater to a wide range of resident interests and abilities.

Pool table Pool table
Residents' bar Residents' bar
Exercise room Exercise room
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 and beauty clinic Hair salon and beauty clinic
All-weather bowling green All-weather bowling green
Indoor spa pool Indoor spa pool
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

Once complete, the village will offer a range of modern, high quality, living options including villas, apartments, serviced apartments, rooms in our care centre or apartments in our innovative Memory Care Centre.  Please note: as the village is in development, all images are indicative only. 

Villas & townhouses

2 or 3 bedroom villas

Licence to Occupy from $510,000

  • single storey homes
  • modern, bright, spacious open plan living
  • one or two bathrooms, including accessible showers, grab rails and non-slip floors
  • outdoor living so you can relax and entertain
  • internal access garage
 Take a 3D tour of one of our 3 bedroom villas

3 Bedroom villa 3D tour

 Take a 3D tour of one of our 2 bedroom villas

2 Bedroom villa 3D tour

2 bedroom cottages

Price to be determined

  • single storey, modern homes that are easy to live in & maintain
  • spacious open plan living with kitchen
  • two bedrooms, with generous storage & outdoor living area so you can relax and entertain
 Take a 3D tour of one of our 2 bedroom cottages

2 Bedroom Cottage 3D Tour


Serviced apartments

Double bedroom serviced apartments

Price to be determined

  • generous double bedroom, suitable for couples and singles
  • 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
  • once complete, will be certified by Ministry of Health to provide Rest Home-Level care

Care centres

Care rooms

Price to be determined

  • choice of spacious standard, premium or deluxe 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 complete, will be certified by the Ministry of Health to provide rest home and hospital-level care
Memory Care Centre

Price to be determined

  • innovative apartment-style living for residents living with dementia
  • single bedroom apartments
  • secure garden
  • warm and inviting communal areas
  • once complete, certified by Ministry of Health to provide rest home level secure dementia care

Levels of care

Once developed, our Avonhead village will offer the full continuum of care, from one off services through to secure dementia care in our Ministry of Health certified memory care centre.



Village contact details

Photo of Anne Walker

Anne Walker

Sales Manager

Photo of Nick Greenwood

Nick Greenwood

Village Manager

Get an information pack

Find us

120 Hawthornden Road,
Avonhead,
Christchurch 8042

See on Google Maps

Download village map (PDF, 1.6 MB)