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Our lovely village is nestled in the heart of sunny Hawkes Bay, world famous for its vineyards and art deco. The villas are situated amongst beautiful landscaped grounds close to Hastings city and handy to all amenities. Gracelands prides itself in being able to allow you to retain your independence, lifestyle and privacy, with security and the comforting knowledge that there is always a friendly neighbour close by. ‘Why didn’t we come to live in Gracelands earlier’, is a comment heard quite frequently.
Our Village Living Offering
Gracelands offers the opportunity to retire in a comfortable and affordable villa. With a spacious setting and room to breathe, you feel part of a close-knit community whilst maintaining that important sense of privacy. Whether you like to entertain, or simply enjoy your own space, you’ll love the relaxed feel of Gracelands. Our attractive brick villas are all 2 bedroom with a garage at no extra cost. Enjoy easy living with features including spacious storage, heat pumps for year round comfort, a wet floor shower and more. Villas have either a patio or conservatory to make the most of the Hawkes Bay sun. We are currently building brand new villas which are available off the plans.
A menu is available so you can select the day you wish to dine. And we have a summer and winter menus, with lots of variety and yummy desserts. A complimentary glass of wine is available to be enjoyed with your meal. Wireless broadband is also available. The complimentary coffee and tea in the community centre provides a great reason for residents to get together regularly.
Active Village Life
Many of our residents are active in the local community – enjoying social activities at clubs and societies like they’ve always done. Gracelands is ideally located off a main road and has easy access to public transport, which makes getting to Hastings or Napier City Centre a breeze. There are plenty of shops in the immediate vicinity including banks, a pharmacy, a Four Square, fruit and veggie shops and lovely cafes and eateries perfect for a catch up with friends and family.
If you don’t feel like venturing very far, there is plenty to do right on your doorstep. Gracelands has well-appointed community facility and an active social calendar including activities such as outdoor and indoor bowls, craft group, Rummikub, Bingo, happy hour and movies. Complimentary hot drinks are available in the community centre which is the hub of the village, and there is also a heated indoor pool for residents to enjoy. Our Village Co-ordinator with the resident’s committee organises regular outings, social evenings, musicians and dancers for the resident’s entertainment.
Live life the way you want to, with the freedom to do the things you love. We’ll take care of all the maintenance - building repairs, exterior cleaning and the gardening too. Don’t feel like cooking? Order a meal from our seasonal menu from onsite kitchen which comes with a glass of wine on the house. Knowing the weekly fee is fixed for life guaranteed means you can budget and have financial surety for the future.
A Continuum of Care
For assistance in an emergency, call bells in your Villa will connect you to trained staff 24 hours a day. If your needs change, Gracelands has Rest Home and Hospital care available onsite, with a choice of rooms including Care Suites. You can be sure you’re in good hands. Oceania has won the Supreme Care Award from the NZ Aged Care Association 3 years in a row.
Minimum age of entry for residents is 70 years.