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Name
Essie Summers Retirement Village
Category
Retirement Villages ('Purchase')
Address
222 Colombo Street
Sydenham
Christchurch 8023
Region
Canterbury
Phone
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Fax
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Email
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Web
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Facebook
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Personnel
Manager
Rosemary Deane - 03 337 2702
Owner
Ryman Healthcare Ltd - 03 366 4069
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Winner: 2021 Trusted Brand Aged Care & Retirement Villages

At Essie Summers Retirement Village, we’re dedicated to caring for you now and into your future. It’s comforting for couples at different stages in their health to know that they can be cared for within the same Ryman village, by the same Ryman team.

We provide independent living and assisted living in serviced apartments, as well as resthome, hospital and specialist dementia care.
Providing the full range of living and care options is just one of Ryman’s points of difference.

When Ryman Healthcare was founded over 35 years ago, our co-founder Kevin Hickman thought about what he’d want for his own mother. He set one simple standard for the care we provide:
It’s got to be good enough for Mum.

Today, we not only uphold that same standard, we continue to raise the bar in retirement living and aged care.

Ryman offer some of the most resident-friendly and transparent terms in Australasia, with agreements written in plain language so they are easy for everyone to understand.

Our base weekly fee is fixed for the entire time you occupy your townhouse, guaranteed.* And our deferred management fee is capped at 20 percent – one of the lowest in the retirement sector.

Leading innovation is something that Ryman are becoming renowned for. Our seasonal Delicious menu is made fresh on site by in-house village chefs. If you ever feel like letting someone else doing the cooking, you can choose from three main courses, including a vegetarian option. We also cater for special dietary requirements.

Just like our Delicious meals, our individually frozen meals are made fresh, using only natural ingredients. The ready-to-eat meals are very reasonably priced and are available to purchase from the village café or reception.

We’ve developed our own ACC accredited Triple A exercise programme. Catering for all ability levels, this free programme improves strength, balance and mobility. Our Engage activities programme provides events and activities for residents, such as the weekly Happy Hour, arts and crafts, and outings in the village van.

Having daily activities and events to look forward to, combined with a friendly village environment, is what life is all about. It’s those moments of shared joy and laughter. Because At Ryman villages, we create the kind of community that our residents grew up in – connected and caring.

The village is located close to Beckenham’s wonderful community facilities, including a supermarket, library, cafés and specialty boutique stores.

Townhouses are designed with the over 70s in mind. Their spacious, well-considered layouts include kitchens and bathrooms that make daily life easy for you. For your peace of mind, call bells are monitored 24 hours a day by on-site staff, and we have 24-hour security to ensure your safety at all times.

Amenities include a library, hair and beauty salon, shop and bar.

We’ve won the Reader’s Digest Trusted Brand: Aged Care and Retirement Villages award seven times. And we’ve been awarded the gold medal six times in the Reader’s Digest Quality Service award.

Of all the large providers (with 15 villages or more) in New Zealand, Ryman has the highest number of care centres with 4 years’ certification – the ‘gold standard’ in care – from the Ministry of Health. Essie Summers is one such village that has achieved this ‘gold standard’ in care.

The Lifestyle at Essie Summers Retirement Village has so many wonderful aspects. However, we appreciate that everyone has different needs and expectations. Which is why we encourage you to come and visit.

Compare Ryman terms with other retirement village providers, find out what care options they provide for the future, and join in with the activities or events on offer. That way, you’ll obtain a real appreciation of village lifestyle, and whether you can see yourself living there.
We look forward to introducing you to our wonderful community.

*Some conditions apply
Upcoming Open Days
Upcoming Open Days
No open days are currently scheduled.
Available Properties
Available Properties
Details Photo

North facing dream

$335,000

Bath 1 Car 1

Property Type: Studio

Winner: 2021 Trusted Brand Aged Care and Retirement Villages. Perfectly positioned for all-day sun, this studio assisted-living apartment opens onto our beautiful indoor atrium. The central locatio...

Private, sunny oasis

$545,000

Bed 2 Bath 1.5 Car 1

Property Type: Townhouse

Winner: 2021 Trusted Brand Aged Care and Retirement Villages. Rarely available, this north-facing townhouse is situated in a private setting, opposite a tranquil stream. You’ll enjoy all day sun wh...

Afternoon sunshine

$450,000

Bed 1 Bath 1 Car 1

Property Type: Serviced Apartment

Winner: 2021 Trusted Brand Aged Care and Retirement Villages Relax in the afternoon summer sun in this west facing assisted-living apartment. This apartment is situated in a quiet area of the villa...

Agent's Details
Agent's Details
Details
Name Lynne Bretherton
Address 222 Colombo Street
City/Town Christchurch
Phone (03) 337 6500
Email View Email Address
Updated: 12 Oct 2021
Statutory Supervisor's Details
Statutory Supervisor's Details
Details
Name Richard McLoughlin
Address 1 Sir William Pickering Drive Burnside
City/Town Christchurch
Company Anchorage Trustees Services Limited
Phone 03 366 6713
Fax 03 379 2424
Updated: 17 Sep 2021
Solicitor's Details
Solicitor's Details
Details
Name Nick Letham
Address 245 Blenheim Road
City/Town Christchurch
Company Chapman Tripp
Phone 03 353 4130
Fax 03 365 4587
Email View Email Address
Updated: 17 Sep 2021
Composition of Village
Composition of Village
Type Details
Serviced Apartment (Studio Unit etc.)
Tenure TermsRegistered mortgage to statutory supervisor
Surrender DetailsPlease enquire for further information
Service Charge DetailsPlease enquire for further information
Nursing Care DetailsPlease enquire for further information
Serviced Apartment (1 Bedroom)
Tenure TermsRegistered mortgage to statutory supervisor
Surrender DetailsPlease enquire for further information
Service Charge DetailsPlease enquire for further information
Nursing Care DetailsPlease enquire for further information
Independent Townhouse (2 Bedrooms)
GarageYes
Tenure TermsCross lease
Surrender DetailsWeekly fees cease on vacation of apartment
Service Charge DetailsPlease enquire for further information
Nursing Care DetailsPlease enquire for further information
Updated: 17 Sep 2021
Personnel & Services
Personnel & Services
Personnel / Service Hours Per Week Status Details
Hairdresser Yes
Podiatrist Yes
Diversional Therapist Yes
Motivational Therapist Yes
Activities Co-ordinator Yes
Meals - Available On-site Yes
Home Help - Available On-site Yes
Registered Nurse Yes
Nursing Care Yes
Updated: 17 Sep 2021
Facility Features
Facility Features
Feature Status Details
Social/Recreational Programme Yes
Community Complex Yes
24 Hour Security Yes
Emergency Call System Yes
Newsletter Yes
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes
Outings Yes
Library Yes
Games Room Yes
Lounges Yes
Gardens Yes
Other details Yes Internal Garden Atrium
Updated: 17 Sep 2021
Special Features
Special Features
We are located on the main street of Christchurch with a full accreditation programme, internal garden Atrium containing water features, newsletters and award winning gardens. Please feel free to contact at any time.
Updated: 17 Sep 2021
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
We have an extensive activities programme and are involved in many of the varying interests of our residents. Please feel free to contact at any time for further information.

Activity programme, Advocate, Age Concern, Alzheimer's Society, Aromatherapy, Art, Arthritis society, Ballet, BBQ, Big print books, Billiards, Bingo, Blind Foundation, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Bridge, Care and Craft, , Chapel, Children, Church, Classical Music, Companion Club, Concerts, Cooking, Craft, Dancing, Digital camera, Electric beds, Email, Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises, Fax, Flower arranging, Games, Garden, Gardening, Gas Fire, Golf, Greypower, Happy Hour, Holidays, , Greypower, Happy Hour, Holidays, Holistic, Housie, Indoor Games, Interdenominational, Internet, Lectures, Library, Mah Jong, Lotto, Massage, Meal choices, Men, Minibus, Minigolf, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Parkinson's Society, Parties, Petanque, Pianist, Picnic facilities, Pool table, Probus, Quizzes, Reading, Religious services, Roses, Rotary, RSA, Senior Citizens, Shopping, Sing-a-longs, Singing, Sky TV, Spa , Stroke Group, Swimming, Theatre, Travel, Videos, Views, Visitors
Updated: 17 Sep 2021
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
(Other comments) Yes We respect all religions and denominations
Updated: 17 Sep 2021
Distances
Distances
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.00 Km Bus stop over the road
Shops 0.00 Km Countodown opposite the village
Mall 1.00 Km Colombo Plaza
Parks 0.90 Km Sydenham Park
Library 2.50 Km Spreydon Library
Updated: 17 Sep 2021
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes
Other details Yes Ryman Accreditation Programme
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 17 Sep 2021

NOTE: The Retirement Villages Act 2003 (The Act) is designed to provide improved protection for people who ‘buy’ into a retirement village. If you intend to ‘purchase’ you must get independent legal advice before signing your occupation right agreement as required under The Act. Some Retirement Village type facilities are not required to register under The Act so different legal requirements apply. Please make sure you investigate fully.

 

In some villages there may be some Retirement Village units that have multiple uses e.g. a Serviced Apartment may also be used as a Residential Care Suite. The same unit may therefore show in several places on Eldernet.

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