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.
VillasRanging 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.
Serviced apartments24 - 44sqm
Sunny, modern and warm, our one-bedroom serviced apartments allow you to combine private living with a level of extra assistance whenever you need it. Our one-bedroom serviced upstairs apartments have lovely views over the community. If your needs change in the future, the support you receive can be adjusted – right up to rest home-level care, if required.
Studio apartments24 - 44sqm
Sunny, modern and warm, our studios allow you to combine private living with a level of extra assistance whenever you need it. Ground floor studios open onto patios and beautiful garden areas. If your needs change in the future, the support you receive can be adjusted – right up to rest home-level care, if required.
Our 15 studio rooms are on the ground floor all with different outlooks and your very own private patio/garden area. A kitchenette allows you to make your own breakfast and a light meal in the evening if you wish. A light filled bathroom and plenty of storage areas make these a cosy home.
Care at Oakwoods
Oakwood’s purpose-built rest home and hospital provides 24-hour residential aged care in spacious individual rooms, each with an ensuite bathroom. The very best of care is provided by our caring and qualified nursing team. We also offer respite care to locals requiring short term care.
In our respite room you will receive care from our experienced team. This lovely sunny room has its own kitchenette and a ranch slider opening onto a private courtyard so you can enjoy your own patio/garden area. You are also able to take part in the many activities that all our residents enjoy.
Ministry of Health Certification: 4 years
Personalised care options
- Rest home
- 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.
357 Lower Queen Street, Richmond, Nelson