- Dannemora Gardens offers sophisticated city living beside a peaceful reserve. Set in the heart of Dannemora, in Botany Downs, our village features a resort atmosphere with a friendly community. Light-filled atriums, sculptured feature garden and courtyard areas provide places to relax and enjoy the outdoors. This distinctive village offers daily luxuries.
Our complex is just a short walk from Botany Town Centre with more than 150 shops, cinemas, supermarkets and public transport, plus cafes and restaurants to suit a multitude of tastes. Golf, bowls, tennis and more are nearby. Residents can also invite family and friends over for lunch in the village's Twin Palm Restaurant. At Dannemora Gardens, you have the independence you want and peace of mind you need, knowing our helpful staff, village perimeter video surveillance and a 24-hour emergency system are here for you.
Amenities include an activities pavilion, bar and barbeque areas, billiards/snooker, blokes’ shed, café, cinema lounge, computer room, exercise classes, full-sized bowling green, gymnasium, hairdressing salon, heated swimming pool, library, lounge area, petanque terrain, mini golf and spa pool.
Dannemora Gardens offers several options in our independent, upscale apartments ranging from one, two and three-bedrooms. Many of these homes enjoy indoor to outdoor flow. Each spacious, open plan apartment features a modern kitchen and may have a private balcony or patio area with attractive views. All apartments include lift access, with secure undercover parking available. If you require additional support services such as cleaning, laundry, meal services and health care providers, we can help you access reputable local community providers.
Dannemora Gardens is part of Metlifecare, one of the largest retirement village operators in New Zealand. All Metlifecare villages offer residents added assurances including fixed village fees, no hidden costs, no capital loss and continuum of care with priority access to any Metlifecare Care Home. For more information on Dannemora Gardens please make an enquiry.Open Day: Wednesday 24 July 2019 10am - 2pmTour our beautiful village followed by delicious coffee and cake from our famous Twin Palms CafeOpen Day: Saturday 10 August 2019 10am - 3pmJoin us at one of our 25 villages for village tours, light refreshments and the opportunity to get to know some of our residents.
- Apartments (one two & three bedrooms)
Level of Care
- Independent Living
- Community Centre
- BBQ area
- Computer Room
- Workshop / Mens Shed
- Hairdresser available for appointments
- Beauty Salon
- Garden Plots
- Billiards / Pool Table
- Dining Room
- Coffee Machine
- Indoor Swimming Pool
- Spa Pool
- Bowling Green
- Lock-up storage
- Restaurant / Cafe
Care offered by village
- Health clinic
- Registered nurse available for appointments
- Physio available for appointments
- Emergency call system in units
- Support in accessing care services such as: community physiotherapists and occupational therapists - general practitioners and nurses and reputable personal care providers.
Services offered by village
- Village van
- Lift access in all apartments
- Support in accessing services such as: cleaning and laundry - household chores & meal services.
- Unit windows and doors lockable securely
- Staff on-site 24/hours
- Security cameras
- Arts & crafts
- Cards & board games
- Exercise classes
- Social outings
- Lawn bowls
- Resident dinners
- Bar happy hours
- Organised entertainment
- Movie nights
Attractions in the Area
- Scenic walks
- Bowling club
- Golf courses
- Local RSA
- Restaurants / cafes
- Tennis clubs
Can residents make alterations to their property? ×Residents are welcome to redecorate their unit with discretion of the village manager. Any major alterations must be discussed and approved by the village manager.
What do resident fees cover? ×This is a consolidated fee that captures costs such as council rates, water rates, building insurance, the upkeep of community facilities, gardening services, salaries and wages of the staff and village operations.
How long is the cooling off period once the contract is signed? ×As per the Retirement Village Act, the cooling off period after an Occupation Right Agreement has been signed is 15 working days.
When leaving the village, what is the process for units being sold? ×Units are advertised at market value. Residents are welcome to introduce a prospective resident as long as they meet the normal entry criteria of the village.
Can residents have friends & family to stay? ×Any family members or friends are able to stay for a combined total of 90 days per year. Longer stays require the agreement of the Village Manager.
What does the entry fee cover? ×The entry cost gives the resident the right to live in the unit for their lifetime or as long as they choose. When the resident leaves the village they will receive the cost paid minus the deferred management fee and any other charges due.
What are the residents rights if the village got into financial difficulty? ×Residents are protected through a first ranking mortgage with the Village's Statutory Supervisor . They hold first ranking mortgage over the village land in order to ensure priority and security for the rights of all residents. The statutory supervisor also ensures the operator of the village acts in accordance with the Disclosure Statements and the village is run in a financially responsible manner.
What happens if there is a delay in sale? ×Your village fee will cease as soon as Metlifecare is provided with vacant possession of your unit. If it takes longer than nine months to re-license, we will pay you interest on the outstanding capital. Plus you can apply for an early repayment of up to $20,000 of the capital sum when your unit is vacated.
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