A retirement dream
As the golden years beckon, finding the perfect place to retire is a top priority.
Cambridge has long been a popular destination for retirees for so many reasons - its picturesque charm, stunning scenery, lively community, local support networks, convenient location, and a full range of retirement and care options.`
Cambridge is a popular choice for retirees who have families living in Auckland, Tauranga, Rotorua, and Taupō due to its close proximity to these areas.
From the affordable to the luxurious and everything in between, Cambridge caters to the varying needs and preferences of older residents.
For those seeking affordable retirement living, Waipā District Council offers a number of pensioner housing units in central Cambridge and Leamington, with a rent option that suits individuals looking for flexibility and cost-effectiveness. Cambridge Resthaven also offers flexibility through a service fee option.
On the other end of the spectrum, Te Awa Lifecare provides the epitome of luxury retirement living, ensuring every resident enjoys the finest amenities and services, with designer villas and cottages ranging from 80-250m2 , and superb on-site facilities.
Cambridge Oaks offers lifestyle living for people from 50 and above. Residents are catered for in their own privately-owned modern dwelling with beautiful gardens and a well-appointed community centre in the hub of the village.
Meanwhile, Lauriston Park by Avida, MetlifeCare St Andrew’s, Cambridge Resthaven, St Kilda Retirement Village, Ryman Healthcare and Summerset, offer a range of villas, cottages, townhouses, and serviced apartments, all conveniently located with a full range of facilities and services to support residents.
Understanding that some people may require different levels of assistance, the town offers an impressive range of care options for retirees with specific healthcare needs. Lauriston Park, Resthaven, St Kilda Retirement Village, Ryman Healthcare, Te Awa Lifecare and Summerset all provide rest home, hospital and specialist dementia care tailored to individual needs.
Cambridge's appeal for retirees is enhanced by its safe, welcoming community and opportunities to connect with new friends. Residents can enjoy an abundance of outdoor activities like sports, group fitness, golf, cycling and walking to maintain an active lifestyle. Other social activities Cambridge retirees enjoy include book clubs, theatre, creative fibre and other arts, and music.
The town's rich cultural heritage is celebrated through various events and festivals, fostering a vibrant atmosphere where retirees can engage in community initiatives and make meaningful connections.