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Village status

In August 2018 Summerset purchased 8.1 hectares on Pohutukawa Place in New Plymouth as the proposed site for a new retirement village. 

The proposed village is currently in the planning and development stage. We are following due process before commencing with development of this proposed retirement village and intend to apply for registration of this Village under the Retirement Villages Act 2013.

A great location to retire

  • 8.1 hectares purchase
  • Approximately 7kms from New Plymouth CBD
  • Close to Ngamotu and Fitzroy golf courses
  • Views of Mt Taranaki and the Tasman sea
  • Close to Fitzroy beach and New Plymouth airport

Facilities & activities

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

Pool table Pool table
Residents' bar Residents' bar
Exercise room Exercise room
Indoor swimming pool Indoor swimming pool
Barbeque facilities Barbeque facilities
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
Divine cafe Divine 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 has yet to be developed, all images are indicative only.
 

Villas & townhouses

2 or 3 bedroom villas

Price to be determined

  • 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

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 determinded

  • 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 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 Pohutukawa Place village will offer the full continuum of care, from ad hoc services through to secure dementia care in our Ministry of Health certified memory care centre.



Village contact details

Photo of Danielle  Hallett

Danielle Hallett

Friends of Summerset Coordinator

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Pohutukawa Place,
New Plymouth 4312

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