Abingdon Retirement Village, Whanganui
Enliven’s Abingdon Village offers a wonderful lifestyle opportunity in the heart of St John’s Hill.
Abingdon Retirement Village offers old-world English country charm, right in the centre of Whanganui.
Abingdon’s attractive and freshly renovated one-bedroom villas are set on picturesque grounds, nestled amongst native trees and beautiful sunny gardens overlooking the Whanganui township.
The 14 villas at Abingdon Village surround the historic Abingdon House, designed by famous Kiwi architect James Walter Chapman-Taylor.
The house is now the village’s community centre and includes a shared dining room, shared lounge and guest accommodation. There are many social occasions and friendly card games enjoyed here!
Abingdon villas have been designed and constructed to provide comfortable, affordable and quality retirement living. If you value a vibrant, active and enjoyable retirement lifestyle, then Abingdon Village should be your first choice.
One of the best things about a move to Abingdon Village is that you can focus on enjoying your retirement while we take care of the rest. We’ll look after the property maintenance and gardening; we even offer meals and housekeeping services.
Of course, the amount we do is up to you. For example, if you’re a bit of a green thumb or enjoy pottering in the garden, you’re welcome to take care of the area around your villa. Many residents have created glorious gardens around their homes.
Abingdon Village’s purpose built villas
Every one bedroom Abingdon villa is well set out, each with their own beautiful outlook. All villas include:
- recently renovated kitchen and bathroom
- large double wardrobes
- a heat pump/air conditioning unit
- electric hot water cylinder
- wet-floor bathroom
- connections for telephone and internet
- carpet and slip resistant vinyl flooring
- smoke alarms
- washing line
- a private courtyard/garden area
- quality curtains or blinds.
A full range of positive ageing services
Enliven offers a full range of positive ageing services. At Abingdon Village we offer independent retirement living, while nearby Kowhainui Home offers both short and long term rest home, and specialist hospital care as well as a day programme. This means that if your needs change, so too can the level of support we provide.
If there comes a time village residents need extra support, they will have priority entry to our Kowhainui Home when there is availability.
Retirement with Enliven
There are many reasons people give for moving to Enliven’s retirement villages and apartments. Find out more about why retirees choose us.
Like all Enliven Villages, we go above and beyond standard health care. That’s why Abingdon Village has additional services and support.
Abingdon Retirement Village
Additional services and support
These services are available on a one-off, short- or long-term basis.
Meals Delicious home cooked meals for either lunch, dinner or even both. You can order either a light meal or a larger main meal. This can be on a one-off or regular basis with meal concession cards available too.
Catering Hosting an event or simply having friends for morning or afternoon tea? We can help by offering a range of sweet and savoury catering options.
Caretaker services Need a picture hung, furniture moved, some plants potted? Our caretaker can help with almost any job – no matter how large or small.
Housekeeping We offer a range of cleaning and housekeeping services. Whether you’re looking for a full spring clean, a regular weekly clean or just a one-off – we can help. We can even pick up just the jobs you hate – like cleaning out the fridge, oven or rangehood.
Laundry Laundry getting on top of you? We can help with a one-off or regular laundry service.
Personal care We offer a range of services from assistance with showering, to medicine oversight, continence assessment, and nursing call outs.
Guest accommodation Enliven’s guest studio apartments are available for family and friends visting from out of town.
Short-term care Enliven’s respite and health recovery care is available to provide short-term care following illness, injury or surgery.
Services details are subject to change.
Contact your village manager or coordinator for details.