The $75 million vista of the Hills District
RETIREES in the Hills District have plenty of reason to be celebrating with the official opening Waratah, stage one of Aveo Group's $400 million retirement community Aveo Bella Vista.
With a price tag of $75 million, the opening stage offers 64 independent living apartments across nine levels of living, ranging in size from one, two and three bedrooms priced from $599,000, with penthouses available on level 9 from $1,159,000.
Aveo Group CEO Geoff Grady, Member for Mitchell Alex Hawke MP and Hills Shire Council Mayor Dr Michelle Byrne opened the retirement community with is located within Mulpha's $3 billion Norwest project near Sydney in New South Wales.
Aveo Group CEO Geoff Grady said the new community represents the future of retirement living and reflects the changing tastes of today's seniors who are seeking modern, five-star facilities, the best in on-site health care and lifestyle living to ensure they can age in place.
"Retirement attitudes and needs are changing - people entering this stage of their life want to maintain their lifestyle, and Aveo Bella Vista is leading the charge to meet this demand by providing the best retirement living options on the market.
"Being part of the exciting Norwest precinct and incorporating beautiful gardens, a lake and retail space into the community's design will play an instrumental role in bringing the local community together.
"Aveo Bella Vista's unrivalled location near Norwest Private Hospital, complemented by our on-site care services, means that we'll be able to provide the necessary services for seniors to age in place.
"Our residents will have around-the-clock access to the best possible care as and when they need it," Mr Grady said.
Residents and sisters Marilyn Blight and Lee Jones relocated from rural New South Wales to buy apartments within Aveo Bella Vista.
"What attracted me to come into Bella Vista was the difference - it was brand new and central to us both for family, it was a very easy decision for me to make," Lee said.
"I won't have a big house to look after, I have the security and no more lawns to mow, mine is a one bedroom apartment and it's unbelievable, it's so large - my bedroom is enormous."
"I just love this location, it is so close even from where we were - we can still do everything in our surrounds, it's just wonderful," Marilyn added.
Waratah offers amenities similar to that of a 5-star hotel including a resident waterfront bistro and bar, snooker lounge and function areas, all accessed via a grand central hotel style lobby.
It will also has an on site health and wellness suite which will include GP and allied health services such as podiatry, massage, physiotherapy and clinical care.
For more information on Aveo Bella Vista, visit www.aveo.com.au/bellavista or call 13 28 36.