Ashwood Park Retirement Village, Blenheim’s headquarters of relaxation and style, is a cosy and welcoming village that makes residents instantly feel at home.
The village is surrounded by lush gardens with a gentle flowing stream attracting several families of ducks and other bird life. With recreational activities, social facilities and its close proximity to a medical centre, shopping centre, bowling club and bus stop, Ashwood Park offers all the choices and amenities you could ever ask for in one convenient location.
Independent living or rest home level care
Ashwood Park provides an array of retirement lifestyle options for you to choose from. We have the only village in Blenheim that provides accommodation and a continuum of care across independent living, rest home, hospital and specialist dementia unit.
As an Arvida village, we take care to listen and help residents to continue to enjoy the things they love to do. We also offer a one-on-one personal coaching programme that actively empowers residents to take charge of their own health and wellbeing.
Life at Ashwood Park
At Ashwood Park Retirement Village, we believe that you deserve the very best in your retirement… starting from the moment you walk into the village.
Residents and visitors are greeted with a spacious reception and a warm welcome from our team. An abundance of natural light enhances the light colour scheme and furniture throughout the village.
Enjoy the amenities…
- Large screen movie theatre
- Hair salon
- Beautifully maintained lawns and garden
- Shopping – Countdown and pharmacy right across the road
- Lawn bowls next door
- Local music entertainers during the day
- Fully-equipped generous communal kitchen with cooking & baking activities
Read more about our care
Ashwood Park units are available under the "Occupation Right Agreement" (ORA). Ashwood Park is a registered retirement village and is a full member of both the Retirement Villages Association (RVA) and the New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA). If you are 65 or over and you need further care, a Government allowance may be available to assist with fees in your Serviced Apartment. Work and Income New Zealand will explain the assistance available and eligibility criteria.
For all enquiries about our village please email us or phone 03 577 9990.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What if I want to go on holiday?
This is your home so you have the freedom to come and go as you please. We will maintain the grounds while you are
away so you can relax and enjoy your holiday.
2. What security is there?
In addition, to our 24-hour call systems in your unit we also have regular security patrols in place at night.
3. How does the fee structure work?
Naturally, there will be several considerations around cost. We aim to be transparent about all fees involved so please do
not hesitate to discuss any queries you have with us.
4. Can my family and friends stay with me?
Yes. This is your home so you can have guests over to visit and stay with you.
5. Can I still apply for Government funded financial assistance?
Yes. If you are over 65 and your ‘support needs assistant’ confirms, you may be eligible for Government financial
assistance. Talk with our clinical manager who will help you to find out about the benefits that you may be entitled to.