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St Albans

41 Caledonian Road, St Albans, Christchurch

Enjoy more life in every day

  • Independent living Living Well apartments
  • Assisted living Serviced apartments
  • Personalised care Rest home care & hospital-level care
  • Short term care Respite care

As an Arvida Living Well community, St Albans focuses on helping every resident to live their best life.

That means ensuring each day includes activities, interactions, and experiences that nurture the mind, body, heart, and soul. Harnessing the spirit of partnership, staff and residents at St Albans collaborate harmoniously to create a caring, inclusive community. If you’re looking at a range of Christchurch retirement villages, St Albans should be on your shortlist. Our lovely modern Living Well apartments, serviced apartments, studios, and rest home rooms are warm and bright. You will be looked after by our attentive staff who treat everyone with respect and kindness. Our community values individuality and freedom of choice. This means you get to call the shots about how your day unfolds, such as when to eat breakfast and what activities to do.

A modern retirement community close to the exciting centre of Christchurch

One of the best things about living at St Albans is the proximity to shops, restaurants, parks, galleries, and historic places in central Christchurch. When heading out with family and friends there are always plenty of places to go! Hagley Park, the Botanic Gardens, and all the fabulous new eateries on Oxford Terrace are just minutes away.

Special mention must be made of the superior level of comfort you’ll experience at St Albans. Our serviced apartments for seniors have under-floor heating and double glazing, so winter stays on the outside. When the sun is shining, you can use your private balcony for fresh air and garden views.

Our manager Symone Bruhns enjoys a close connection with residents. She has immense pride in St Albans and loves showing prospective residents around the community.

Arvida. Living a life with soul.

Accommodation options

Living Well apartments

77-80 sqm plus outdoor area

Living Well apartments are a new Arvida concept for reimagined retirement village living. Having opened in early 2020 hese new two-bedroom apartments enhance your independent lifestyle with the benefits of living in a supportive environment.

The weekly fee includes three meals a week (lunch or dinner), a half-hour weekly house clean, and use of our electric vehicles. All apartments have two bedrooms (one with a walk-in wardrobe), an ensuite bathroom, extra toilet, full kitchen, and lovely open-plan living area. Each apartment has a private patio or balcony, and all appliances are included.

Facilities & activities

St Albans is a smaller Arvida community with facilities and activities that focus on resident choices and wellbeing. Our central Christchurch location enables us to make the most of wonderful parks, galleries, shopping, and local experiences close by. Residents in the Totara Living Well apartments have free use of three electric vehicles for heading out and about.

Dining room
Dining room
Hair salon
Hair salon
Happy hour
Happy hour
Lounge with large screen TV
Lounge with large screen TV
Van outings & activities
Van outings & activities

Ministry of Health Certification: 4 years

Available rooms: Standard; or Premium ($25.00 - $30.00 / night)

Personalised care options

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

We offer the best care and personal attention in a friendly, family-focused rest home environment.

Our team of wellness partners will support you with quality healthcare and encourage you to maintain family connections, enjoy friendships and engage in the things you love to do. Our mission is supporting your mind, body, heart and soul.

Connect with St Albans

Are you searching for ‘retirement village Christchurch’, ‘rest home Christchurch’ or ‘assisted living Christchurch'? Call Laura on 021 905 778 and arrange to meet for a coffee at our very own Café on Caledonian, followed by a tour of the community.

Additional Information

Postal address

41 Caledonian Road, St Albans, Christchurch 8014

To make a booking for Cafe on Caledonian please call 03 366 1824.

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