Hillsborough Heights - Metlifecare

  • Village Manager: Penny Smith
  • (09) 626 8060
  • Sales Executive: Marie Kake
  • (09) 626 8077
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  • Located in the heart of Mt Roskill, Hillsborough Heights retirement village is known for panoramic views across Aucklands stunning harbours and a friendly community, where everyone is made to feel welcome. Close by you will find restaurants, shopping and golf clubs plus the added benefit of a bus stop right outside. 

    Independent units consist of two large bedrooms, open plan living and a modern kitchen. For those who want additional services, such as cleaning, regular meals and laundry, serviced apartments offer the comforts of home and access to our trained team, including nursing staff. To read more about our serviced apartments click here. All homes are linked to our 24-hour emergency call system. Combine this with round-the-clock security, freedom from exterior home maintenance, and you can rest easy knowing your home, health and safety are looked after. 
     
    At Hillsborough Heights, do as much or little as you please. Amenities include a spa pool, licensed bar, billiard room, bowling green, hairdressing salon, indoor heated swimming pool, petanque terrain, potting shed and garden plots, workshop and restaurant. We also have a chapel and library for quiet moments. Our residents are active and social while still respecting each other’s privacy.
     
    Hillsborough Heights 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 Facility. For more information on Hillsborough Heights please make an enquiry.
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    Accommodation

    • Villas
    • Serviced Apartments

    Level of Care

    • Independent Living
    • Assisted Living

    Village Facilities

    • Community Centre
    • Library
    • Workshop / Mens Shed
    • Hairdresser available for appointments
    • Garden Plots
    • Village Shop
    • Chapel
    • Billiards / Pool Table
    • Petanque
    • Bar
    • Coffee Machine
    • Indoor Swimming Pool
    • Spa Pool
    • Bowling Green
    • Restaurant / Cafe

    Care offered by village

    • Health clinic
    • Emergency call system in units
    • In home personal assistance e.g. showering / grooming
    • Companion care
    • Daily meals
    • Medication management and administration
    • Respite apartment for short term stay

    Services offered by village

    • House keeping
    • Personal laundry service
    • Additional gardening and maintenance services

    Security

    • Unit windows and doors lockable securely
    • Staff on-site 24/hours

    Resident Activities

    • Cards & board games
    • Exercise classes
    • Resident dinners
    • Choirs
    • Travel club

    Attractions in the Area

    • Shopping
    • Bowling club
    • Golf courses
    • Local RSA
    • Cinemas
    • Restaurants / cafes
    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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    Village Summary

    Retirement Village Association (RVA) Accredited Village
    Legal Titles of Units: Licence to occupy
    Statutory Supervisor: Corporate Trust Limited, Trading as Foundation Corporate Trust
    Pet Policy: Discuss with village manager
    On-Site Manager: Yes

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    Serviced Apartment

    At Hillsborough Heights we offer a different way of living. For a start residents are welcomed into a caring and friendly community - the kind where it is easy to make new friends and where everybody knows you by name. Everyone has access to fantastic community facilities and a wealth or organised and informal activities they can take part in. 

    Serviced apartment living lets you retain your independence but gives you the assistance and support in a caring environment. 

    Here what our residents have to say: 
    "The move into a serviced apartment have given me a whole new lease of life. My doctor couldn't believe her eyes when she saw me." - Hillsborough Heights Serviced Apartment resident 

    Our tailored serviced apartment package includes: 
    • 2 nutritious meals each day plus breakfast 
    • Weekly housekeeping, including changing the bed linen 
    • Electricity and apartment heating 
    • 24 hour emergency call system 
    • A range of daily activities 
    • Laundering of bed linen and towels 
    • Electricity and apartment heating 

    All residents at Hillsborough Heights are supported by the “Eight Assurances with Metlifecare” which includes a fixed village fee - for life.
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    2 Bedroom Unit

    Located in the heart of Mt Roskill, Hillsborough Heights is a deeply personable village with grand outlooks. Not only are you surrounded by outstanding accommodation and gorgeous landscaped gardens, you can also enjoy the stunning 360-degree views across Auckland's two beautiful harbors. 

    All residents are welcomed into a caring and friendly community - the kind where it is easy to make new friends and where everybody knows you by name. Everyone has access to fantastic community facilities and a wealth or organised and informal activities they can take part in. 

    Our independent units are truly special, consisting of two bedrooms that enjoying amazing panoramic views. With spacious open plan living, dining areas and large refurbished kitchens. 

    We currently have spacious 2 bedroom units available in various locations throughout the village. These are highly attractive and some have expansive views out over Auckland city. 

    For more information phone Marie on 09 626 8077. 

    All residents at Hillsborough Heights are supported by the “Eight Assurances with Metlifecare” which includes a fixed village fee - for life.
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