Enjoying views to the Tararua Ranges

  • Peaceful and spacious grounds
  • Beautiful walkways linking to nearby reserves and parks
  • Adjacent to local shopping centre
  • Easy access to public transport

Enjoy retirement living in Summerhill

Summerset on Summerhill is located in the friendly, tight-knit community of Summerhill and just a few minutes' walk from the Aokautere shopping centre.  Offering easy access to reserves and parks, Summerset on Summerhill is the ideal retirement destination on the outskirts of Palmerston North.

Facilities & activities

At Summerset on Summerhill 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.

For our Divine Café and in-house catering, Cater Plus offers contemporary food menus prepared on site with wholesome, seasonal, fresh, locally grown produce.


Pool table Pool table
Residents' bar Residents' bar
Exercise room Exercise room
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
Petanque Petanque
Organised outings and activities Organised outings and activities
Courtesy van Courtesy van
Cafe Cafe

Types of homes

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

Villas & townhouses

2 bedroom villas or 2 bedroom with study

Licence to Occupy from $520,000

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


Double bedroom apartments

Licence to Occupy from $355,000

  • spacious double bedroom, suitable for singles and couples
  • modern, bright open plan living
  • contemporary, self-contained kitchen, bathroom and laundry
  • in-built storage
  • decks or patios for outdoor living

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
  • certified by the Ministry of Health to provide rest home and hospital-level care

Levels of care

Summerset on Summerhill 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 Tarsh McConchie

Tarsh McConchie

Village Manager

Photo of Brent Davis

Brent Davis

Sales Manager

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Find us

180 Ruapehu Drive,
Palmerston North 4410

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