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Oakwoods

357 Lower Queen Street, Richmond, Nelson

Find your happy place in Richmond

  • Independent living Villas
  • Assisted living Serviced apartments
  • Long term care Rest home & hospital-level care
  • Short term care Respite care in studio apartment

Whether you’re thinking of moving to Nelson or you’ve lived in the area for years, living at Oakwoods makes it easy to have an active and stimulating life

Right next door is Club Waimea, which includes a bowling green, restaurant and weekly programme of meetings, classes and events. Oakwoods itself has facilities for recreation and entertainment, so your days can be action-packed with all the things you love doing. A special feature of life at Oakwoods is the feeling that you’re living in a beautiful garden. Our 12 acres of flower beds, mature trees and lawns are carefully tended, so it’s always a pleasure to explore the path network around the community and enjoy Nelson’s famous sunshine. We also encourage residents to plant their own gardens and harvest the fruit trees.

Our community is fine-tuned to help you maintain independence for as long as possible

Whether you live independently in a spacious villa or need full-time or hospital-level care, Oakwoods puts an emphasis on holistic health - body, mind, heart and soul. All residents are welcome to participate in our wellness programme, which is put together by our team of experts. You can participate as much or as little as you like.

Oakwoods has a library, hair and beauty salon, petanque court and fitness centre. Our indoor heated swimming pool and super-sized spa are also great for getting some exercise and relaxing. Van outings and shopping trips include regular visits to Richmond shopping centre and Richmond Mall, just down the road.

We love our location

Oakwoods is in the Nelson suburb of Richmond, close to shops, medical facilities, and community clubs, you can walk to the town of Richmond and the Lower Queen Street Health Complex is on our boundary.

This complex includes the following - Vanilla Bean Café, Med Lab, Fry’s Pharmacy, Matthews Eye Care, Triton Hearing Clinic, Tasman Medical Centre, South Rehab Health Care (physio etc., with gym) and the Tasman Dental Centre.

Other amenities all within walking distance are the Richmond shopping centre, Richmond A & P showground, racecourse, croquet club, Richmond bowling club, Richmond bridge club, Waimea club with RSA & probus

Arvida. Living a life with soul.

Facilities & activities

The facilities at Oakwoods include café & dining room, large sun filled community centre with baby grand piano, gas fire and large TV with sky. A games room with full size snooker table, dart board and more. A hairdressing salon, library and several other smaller lounges used for movies, church services and parties. A petanque terrain, indoor spa and pool and exercise room.

BBQ / entertaining area
BBQ / entertaining area
Café
Café
Community centre
Community centre
Dance floor
Dance floor
Dining room
Dining room
Gym/exercise equipment
Gym/exercise equipment
Hair salon
Hair salon
Happy hour
Happy hour
Hobby room
Hobby room
Library
Library
Lounge with large screen TV
Lounge with large screen TV
Movie room or cinema
Movie room or cinema
Petanque
Petanque
Piano
Piano
Pool table
Pool table
Residents' bar
Residents' bar
Residents' kitchen
Residents' kitchen
Spa pool
Spa pool
Swimming pool
Swimming pool
Table tennis
Table tennis
Van outings & activities
Van outings & activities

Accommodation options

Villas

Ranging in size from 86 - 111sqm

The architecturally-designed one, two and three-bedroom villas at Oakwoods are framed by well-maintained gardens and positioned to catch the sun. High ceilings provide an elegant, spacious feeling and all homes have a garage. Built to last around 30 years ago, Oakwoods villas are well placed for privacy.

Ministry of Health Certification: 4 years

Available rooms: Standard; or Premium ($20.00 - $30.00 / night)

Personalised care options

  • Rest home Rest home
  • Hospital Hospital
  • Short term / Respite care Short term / Respite care

A modern, collaborative approach to care that’s good for your body, mind, heart and soul.

You’ll live in a household and interact with a smaller group of neighbours and wellness partners on a daily basis, allowing you to get to know everyone well. We actively encourage involvement with decisions around activities, meals and day-to-day happenings. If you want to help with the smooth running of the community, we will value your input.

Connect with Oakwoods

Are you searching for ‘retirement villages Richmond’ or ‘rest home Richmond’? Contact our sales manager Derryl Beck for a tour of our wonderful community.

Additional Information

Postal address

357 Lower Queen Street, Richmond, Nelson

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