The Orchards - Metlifecare

  • Village Manager: Ian Shipman
  • 09 444 4010
  • Sales Executive: Jan Fisher
  • (09) 444 4370
  • Nurse Manager: Barbara Long
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  • If you’ve dreamed of living in a beautiful village on a site with a unique history, The Orchards could be your place. This exciting new community sits on a prime Glenfield land at 123 Stanley Roads. The semi-rural setting provides a relaxed environment with parkland, native flora site and an orchard-inspired precinct backing onto open fields. The village also has environmentally-friendly features, such as solar water heating, rainwater harvesting and vegetable plots.   
     
    The Orchards’ contemporary and architecturally-designed apartments will offer a choice of one, two, or three bedrooms. Some apartments will have access to beautifully-landscaped gardens. Each unit has a balcony, and is designed to be smart yet casual, with lots of light. We have a variety of floor plans featuring open plan living and dining areas, high-quality kitchens and modern bathrooms. All units will be linked to our 24-hour emergency call system, so help is just a button-push away. Every apartment has lift access, plus secure undercover garaging and lock-up storage.

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    Accommodation

    • Apartments

    Level of Care

    • Independent Living
    • Resthome care
    • Hospital care

    Village Facilities

    • Community Centre
    • Library
    • BBQ area
    • Cinema
    • Workshop / Mens Shed
    • Hairdresser available for appointments
    • Beauty Salon
    • Garden Plots
    • Gym
    • Billiards / Pool Table
    • Dining Room
    • Bar
    • Piano
    • Indoor Swimming Pool
    • Spa Pool
    • Lock-up storage
    • Restaurant / Cafe

    Care offered by village

    • Health clinic
    • Registered nurse available for appointments
    • Doctor available for appointments
    • Podiatrist available for appointments
    • Emergency call system in units
    • In home personal assistance e.g. showering / grooming

    Services offered by village

    • Village van
    • Meal deliveries
    • House keeping
    • Personal laundry service
    • Linen change

    Security

    • Unit windows and doors lockable securely
    • Front gates locked at night
    • Staff on-site 24/hours

    Resident Activities

    • Arts & crafts
    • Cards & board games
    • Social outings
    • Resident dinners
    • Bar happy hours
    • Organised entertainment
    • Bingo
    • Movie nights

    Attractions in the Area

    • Scenic walks
    • Shopping
    • Bowling club
    • 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? ×
    All village fees will cease if a re-license is not reached within six months of providing Metlifecare with vacant possession of your apartment. If it takes longer than nine months to re-license, we will pay you interest on the outstanding capital.

    Village Summary

    Retirement Village Association (RVA) Accredited Village
    On-Site Manager: Yes

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    *Brand New* 3 Bedroom Apartment

    A warm and sunny brand new 3 bedroom corner apartment is available at The Orchards.

    This apartment boasts amazing views of Kaipatiki reserve from its top floor location and is greeted by sun in the morning and throughout the day until sunset.
    Its modern design includes contemporary fixtures and fittings throughout from the large kitchen to the fine bathrooms and spacious bedrooms.


    All apartments have a 6 Homestar Build rating and are noticeably warmer with double the efficiency and sustainability of the average New Zealand home.

    For more information phone Jan Fisher on 09 444 4370 today.

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    2 Bedroom Apartments

    The Orchards is a retirement village in Glenfield on Auckland’s North Shore. 

    Recently complete, this boutique village offers independent apartment living set amongst beautiful grounds and gardens and is home to a community of residents that enjoy the benefits of the laid-back retirement lifestyle it offers. This village also offer a continuum of care with rest home and residential hospital care on-site in its care home.

    The Orchards has a small number of brand new apartments available, as this is a popular village we don’t expect these to be available for much longer.

    For more information on retirement living at The Orchards phone Jan on 09 444 4370 today.

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    Level of Care

    Resthome care
    Hospital care

    Certified facility for Waitemata District Health Board

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