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Name
MiLife Kelvin Grove
Category
Retirement Villages ('Purchase')
Address
53 Brooklyn Heights Drive
Kelvin Grove
Palmerston North 4414
Postal Address
PO Box 5598
Terrace End
Palmerston North 4414
DHB
MidCentral
Phone
06 355 4665
Mobile
0273593807
Email
View Email Address
Web
Visit Website
Personnel
Manager
Sue Blewitt - 06 355 4665
Owner
MiLife Holdings Ltd
Media
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Description
MiLife Kelvin Grove is a 58 unit village situated in the lovely suburb of Kelvin Grove.

Our philosophy is to provide retirement villages which meet our clients needs specifically, that are affordable both in terms of the capital cost of entry as well as the cost of ongoing services.

We provide affordable high quality community facilities that residents value and use.

To achieve our goals we offer very affordable one, two and three bedroom homes in a superb village lifestyle environment to clients in their senior years.

MiLife values the principles of "Aging in Place".

MiLife Kelvin Grove is located on the corner of James Line and Brooklyn Heights Drive, Palmerston North within walking distance of the new Countdown.

MiLife Kelvin Grove is a village in every sense of the word, a community where residents can enjoy an independent lifestyle offering companionship, privacy, and a first class way of life, in a quality and affordable living environment.
Available Properties
Available Properties
Details Photo

Modern 2 bedroom villa

Bed 2 Bath 1 Car 1

Property Type: Villa

Sunny and modern 2 bedroom villa available now. This home has been recarpeted and repainted throughout. Modern kitchen, 2 double bedrooms, easy access bathroom, internal access garage and a sunny pati...

Testimonials
Testimonials
Kelvin Grove residents comments.

Best thing I have ever done. My children say "it's been a great comfort to us as family members to know how safe and reassured Mum has felt having the back up of the emergency button"

Pam.

"I would not have been able to afford the quality of home and lifestyle had I not moved into the village".

Joyce.

"It took me a long time to make a decision to move but I am certainly pleased I did".

Hilda.
Updated: 22 Aug 2019
Agent's Details
Agent's Details
Details
Name Sue Blewitt Village Manager
Address 53 Brooklyn Heights Drive, (Cnr James Line and Brooklyn Heights Drive), Kelvin Grove
City/Town Palmerston North 4414
Company MiLife Retirement Villas
Phone (06) 355 4665
Mobile 027 359 3807
Email View Email Address
Updated: 22 Aug 2019
Statutory Supervisor's Details
Statutory Supervisor's Details
Details
Name Covenant Trustee Services Limited
Address Level 9 191 Queen Street
City/Town AUCKLAND 1010
Phone 0800 26 83 62
Email View Email Address
Updated: 22 Aug 2019
Solicitor's Details
Solicitor's Details
Details
Name Anthony Harper
Address PO Box 2646
City/Town Auckland 1140
Phone 09 920 6400
Fax 09 920 9599
Email View Email Address
Updated: 22 Aug 2019
Composition of Village
Composition of Village
Type Details
One Bedroom Units (1 Bedroom)
Total5
Tenure TermsOccupation Right Agreement (ORA).
Surrender DetailsAll residents are required to pay a Deferred Membership Fee (DMF), on termination of the ORA.
DMF is 6% per year to a maximum of 30% over 60 months.
See our website for further details, or call our Village Manager Sue Blewitt (06) 355 4665
Service Charge DetailsThe Village Outgoings Fee is currently set at $98.50 per week, payable fortnightly in advance.
This fee is reviewed annually, in consultation with the residents and Statutory Supervisor.
Our Village Manager will be happy to discuss this with you.
Nursing Care DetailsIndependent Living
Two Bedroom Villas (2 Bedrooms)
Total49
Low Price$320000.00
High Price$450000.00
GarageYes
Tenure TermsOccupation Right Agreement (ORA).
Surrender DetailsAll residents are required to pay a Deferred
Membership Fee (DMF), on termination of the ORA.
DMF is 6% per year to a maximum of 30% over 60 months.
See our website for further details, or call our Village Manager Sue Blewitt (06) 355 4665
Service Charge DetailsThe Village Outgoings Fee is currently set at $98.50 per week, payable fortnightly in advance.
This fee is reviewed annually, in consultation with the residents and Statutory Supervisor.
Our Village Manager will be happy to discuss this with you.
Nursing Care DetailsIndependent living
Three Bedroom Villa (3 Bedrooms)
Total3
Low Price$420000.00
High Price$460000.00
GarageYes
Tenure TermsOccupation Right Agreement (ORA).
Surrender DetailsAll residents are required to pay a Deferred
Membership Fee (DMF), on termination of the ORA.
DMF is 6% per year to a maximum of 30% over 60 months.
See our website for further details, or call our Village Manager Sue Blewitt (06) 355 4665
Service Charge DetailsThe Village Outgoings Fee is currently set at $98.50 per week, payable fortnightly in advance.
This fee is reviewed annually, in consultation with the residents and Statutory Supervisor.
Our Village Manager will be happy to discuss this with you.
Nursing Care DetailsIndependent living
Updated: 22 Aug 2019
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short StayStatusDetails
Respite No No Respite Care available.
Carer Support No Our philosophy of "Ageing in Place" we are able to assist in arranging support from the various outside support agencies in-conjunction with and with our local DHB.
Updated: 22 Aug 2019
Personnel & Services
Personnel & Services
Personnel / ServiceHours Per WeekStatusDetails
Hairdresser Yes A hairdresser attends the village on a regular basis for pre-arranged appointments.
Podiatrist Yes A podiatrist attends the village on a regular basis for pre-arranged appointments.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes The social committee & village manager arrange various village activities and outings.
Home Help - External Provider Yes Residents are able to have home help at the village from different support agencies.
Other Personnel Yes A beauty therapist offers a clinic on a regular basis for the residents to be pampered.
Updated: 22 Aug 2019
Facility Features
Facility Features
FeatureStatusDetails
Social/Recreational Programme Yes We have Weekly Tai Chi, Resistance bands, Craft afternoon, scheduled van trips for shopping and other outside events of interests for the residents, scrabble afternoons, a monthly luncheon plus a our monthly Men's Days out which is very popular.
Community Complex Yes Our Community Centre is an extension of the residents lounge where many social activities happen.
24 Hour Security Yes CCTV cameras operate 24/7
Emergency Call System Yes Operates 24/7
Newsletter Yes Monthly newsletters keep the residents updated with events
Pets In Residence Yes Upon discussion with the Village Manager.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes To be discussed with the Village Manager
Outings Yes Regular van outtings within PN and our wider region take place
Transport Available Yes A newly purchased Village Mini Bus which is available for small and large group outings
Craft Room Yes Resident initiated crafts and hobbies carried out in the Community Centre.
Library Yes Our lounge offers a wide variety of books that are now changed on a three week cycle.
Lounges Yes The lounge is an extension of the residents home and has many social events. The daily local paper is always ready for reading plus a variety of guest speakers, craft activities and always a jigsaw waiting to be completed.
Gardens Yes Residents are able to do their own gardens or our resident garden is able to assist. No additional cost for MiLife to take care of the gardens.
Updated: 22 Aug 2019
Special Features
Special Features
Independent living in a modern quality, one, two or two and a half bedroom villa with a feel of community living at its best. Affordable boutique lifestyle village. The airport and supermarket are just a few minutes drive away and our residents committee are very active with village outings and guest speakers.
Updated: 22 Aug 2019
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Community Centre Facilities include Tea and Coffee refreshments, Library, Internet and Wi Fi, DVDs, Jigsaws. A social hour, cards, indoor bowls during winter, Tai Chi, Walking Groups, Resistance Bands. Summer BBQ's, Van outings including weekly super market visit and central city, hair dresser, beautician.
Updated: 22 Aug 2019
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
LanguageStatusDetails
English Yes
Updated: 22 Aug 2019
Distances
Distances
LocationDistanceDetails
Public Transport 0.00 km Regular bus service from the village gate entrance, if you hold a Gold Card and travel between 9-3pm daily the use of the bus is free. The bus service operates 7 days a week.
Shops 1.50 km Countdown Kelvin Grove Supermarket, Bakery, Hairdresser and takeaways from fish and chips, Indian and a newly opened Sushi express bar.
Mall 5.00 km Plaza, Church Street & The Square
Parks 0.50 km Brooklyn Heights Drive, Linklater Reserve to name a few plus many walkways in the area.
Library 0.20 km Mobile Library Service calls at our village on a regular schedule.
Updated: 22 Aug 2019
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RCStatusDetails
Approved provider of Professional Development and Recognition Programme Yes We are proud to hold all three levels of the RVA Course which include Code of Practice, Sales and Managing the village. The village holds a current accredited certificate issued by the RVA.
Registered Retirement Village? Yes MiLife is a registered village and also have a New Plymouth and Levin village, forming the group.
Retirement Village Accreditation (Expiry date) Yes March 2021
Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA) Yes The unique E Learning Certificates recommended for the industry and designed by the RVA have all been completed during 2017.
Village Registration not Required Yes
Approved provider of Professional Development and Recognition Programme Registered Retirement Village? Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand [Inc] (RVA)
Updated: 22 Aug 2019

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.

 

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