Where to look

Downsizing or retiring

From the established suburb of Matua to the new developments of Bethlehem, these areas are popular with downsizers. Bethlehem in particular with it’s beautiful gardens and easy access to shopping is an area where many move for their easy retirement years. Bethlehem contains several new lifestyle villages ranging from the small boutique villages to the large national lifestyle village providers.

Woodlands Boutique Retirement Village
Bob Owens Village
Matua Village
Bethlehem Shores
The Vines at Bethlehem
Bethlehem Country Club
Kempton Park
Downsizing or retiring

The growth of The Lakes suburb and the closely located Tauranga Crossing shopping precinct has completely changed the face of this area. Some of the smaller houses and easy walking makes The Lakes popular with downsizers.  There are several large established lifestyle villages in Pyes Pa, Ohauiti and Welcome Bay.

Greenwood Park
Bridgewater Village
Carmel Country Estate
Althorp Village
Greerton Gardens
Copper Crest Village
Havenbrook Village
downsizing or retiring

With its flat central location, Tauranga Central has long been a popular place to settle. It has taken a while for Tauranga to develop central city apartment accommodation although this is starting to change. The new Farmers development of Elizabeth Towers is attracting the interest of those looking to downsize to low maintenance and easy access homes. Although there is a way to go, this will be the beginning of the move back into the central city.

The Avenues
Elizabeth Towers
Cedar Manor
downsizing or retiring

A retirement mecca for generations the Mount Maunganui peninsular remains a popular destination for retirees looking for sun, shopping and “surf” and easy walking areas.  With a multitude of lifestyle villages ranging for all tastes this area can be like being on holiday all year round.  Continued growth towards the proposed new Te Tumu development area has led to new lifestyle villages being established and the opportunity to move in without a long wait.

Bayswater
Summerset by the Dunes
Papamoa Beach Village
Pacific Coast Village
Ocean Shores
Parewaitai Village