Rhodes on Cashmere Retirement Village

Experience an overwhelming sense of comfort and convenience at Rhodes on Cashmere Retirement Village in Christchurch

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03 332 3240


Nicki Brown

021 342 571

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5 Overdale Drive, Cashmere,
Christchurch 8022

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Rhodes on Cashmere is a beautifully presented village located on the Cashmere Hills overlooking Christchurch, on a site steeped in history. The serviced apartments are located on the site of the former Rhodes Convalescent Home which was built in 1886. With breathtaking views over the city, Canterbury Plains and Southern Alps, this is one of most admired retirement living options in Christchurch. 

Independent living

Rhodes on Cashmere offers a retirement lifestyle which is hard to beat. If you want independent living, an active, caring community and excellent facilities on your doorstep then look no further! The original building, built in 1886, sadly had to be demolished following the earthquake in 2011. The current facility containing sixteen new apartments was completed in 2001. Our Care Suites, soon to be underway, will enable us to provide a continuum of care for our residents.

As an Arvida village, we take great care to listen and help residents to continue to enjoy the things they love to do. We also offer a wellness programme that actively empowers residents to take charge of their own health and wellbeing.

Village Life

Life at Rhodes on Cashmere 

As a part of our retirement community you choose what events and activities you want to be involved in.

A sample of our Living Well programme currently on offer at Rhodes on Cashmere:

  • Weekly happy hour
  • Indoor bowls
  • Movie evenings
  • Bridge
  • Exercises
  • Outings
  • Shopping excursions
  • Social afternoon teas

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Accommodation Options

Independent luxury apartments

We have 16 luxury apartments offering a range of 1 and 2 bedrooms and sizes to suit any budget. Ideal for independent living with an active, caring apartment community with excellent facilities and stunning views over Christchurch.

Independent 1 and 2-bedroom apartments

Each of our one and two bedroom apartment floorplans offers open plan living, modern decor and features to enhance independent living while also providing a connection to the village services with electronic security and a 24 hour call button.

Care Options

Priority access to care options

Rhodes on Cashmere does not currently have care available on site, however all of our residents have priority access to seven other Arvida Group villages in Christchurch. These villages offer a range of care options from Serviced Apartments through to full Rest Home level care.

The Arvida Way

Watch our video: The Arvida Way - the attitude of living well.

Our vision is to improve the lives and wellbeing of our residents by transforming the ageing process.
Our commitment is to challenge ourselves to make our residents’ lives better with everything we do.
Our promise is to help you feel younger for longer and actively engaged in life.

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Joining Us

Rhodes on Cashmere Retirement Village units are available under the "Occupation Right Agreement" (ORA). Rhodes on Cashmere 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). Rhodes on Cashmere does not currently have care available on site, however, as an Arvida village we have seven other villages in Christchurch which all of our residents have priority access to. 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 enquires on our available units and costings please contact on 03 332 3240

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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. Please inform us if you intend to be away on holiday for a while. We will maintain the grounds while you are away so you can relax and enjoy your holiday.

2. What security is there?

The apartment building main entrance door lock is released from your apartment by pressing 9 on your telephone. At night the Village has automatic sensor lighting.

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 it, you may be eligible for Government financial assistance. Talk with our village manager who will help you to find out about the benefits that you are entitled to.

6. Can I have Sky TV?

You can arrange to have Sky television installed into your unit. The village coordinator can help you with this.

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Rhodes on Cashmere
Retirement Village

03 332 3240

5 Overdale Drive, Cashmere,
Christchurch 8022


Nicki Brown

021 342 571

Email us now View Map

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