Retirement Village Australia
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The choice of luxury and the luxury of choice

Living Choice Retirement Villages

Offering you choices in your retirement

Love choice? Then you will love Living Choice’s Accredited retirement communities which have been designed to offer you the best possible lifestyle.

  • Choice of locations, home designs and services
  • The choice to live privately or to participate in a wide variety of community activities
  • Choice of care options, from in-home care to co-located high care

Our villages are more like resorts where you don’t have to worry about garden or home maintenance and can enjoy an active, vibrant lifestyle with like-minded people. We invite you to explore our site to see why Living Choice retirement living is the perfect choice.

Testimonials from our residents

Sincere and supportive staff

Several months ago my elderly aunt decided she wanted to move into a supported living situation. She chose Leisure Lea Gardens. What a very wise decision this has proven to be. ...
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Support and friendship

We would strongly recommend moving in. From the day we put a deposit on our villa about a year ago, even before we had a buyer for our house, we ...
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We feel we are living in a five-star hotel comparable to anything in the world

We had no intention of moving for a long time until we were "older" from our city apartment in Adelaide. However when Living Choice chose a near-city location for their ...
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I feel very blessed

I feel very blessed that I am living in such a spacious and well-appointed villa, my children are very happy that I am here too!  The whole complex, gardeners and ...
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A very happy home

I moved into this comfortable, well planned new villa in December 2001. I chose the unique Frost Estate in preference to other retirement villages in the area because of its ...
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We’re enjoying the good life

At Living Choice Twin Waters we're enjoying the good life .... beautiful location, great facilities, gorgeous apartment and good friends. We have to keep pinching ourselves to make sure our ...
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Made to feel very welcome

My husband and I moved into the Apartments at Living Choice Woodcroft in April 2012 and soon found that retirement village living, while somewhat different, was as enjoyable a lifestyle as ...
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Our families are very happy for us

At the end of 2014 John and I decided to look for a suitable place to retire to, as our 3 bedroom villa and large gardens in Umina Beach were ...
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Leisure Lea Gardens was the top choice

As a local Paramedic, I frequent retirement villages on a daily basis, servicing all the local facilities as well as those from other council areas. So when it came time ...
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The boxes are ticked

We are very happy to say that after 14 months of residence at Living Choice Twin Waters, we are well and truly settled in to our chosen lifestyle. We looked ...
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Happy hour awaits

We are Peter and Glynne Henderson and have been happily residing in our airy and light Villa for almost 3 years. In that time we have come to thoroughly enjoy ...
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Beyond WOW factor

What a journey this has been! From watching bricks being laid to windows installed and finally the carpet rolling up! But nothing prepared me for the “Beyond WOW Factor” of ...
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Home is where the heart is

Home is where the heart is and our heart is at living Choice Glenhaven. Sandra and I inspected many N.S.W. villages prior to looking at the Living Choice concept and ...
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Five star facilities

We chose Living Choice Kawana Island because of its five-star facilities, its proximity to all amenities such as shopping, hospitals, doctors and dentists and the quality and finish of the ...
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The most beautiful place we’ve ever lived

As financial director of a major international company I've lived all around the world, yet Alloura Waters is the most beautiful place I've ever lived. I'm very happy here - ...
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We really enjoy the whole Broadwater Court atmosphere

After months of deliberation including visting seven retirement villages - four on the Central Coast and three in the northern beaches - the courtesy, advice and, in particular, the patience ...
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Cruising into retirement

After living in Thornleigh for 33 years, we have moved to Living Choice Broadwater Court Waterfront Estate. We have been looking at Over 55 lifestyle resorts since my retirement two ...
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A lasting impression

After Mum passed away suddenly last year, Dad needed to move somewhere closer to the family. A friend recommended we look at Leisure Lea Gardens at Marsfield and after the ...
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Downsizing to our retirement dream

We moved from a large two storey home, where the upkeep and stairs were difficult. At Living Choice Alloura Waters we enjoy the easy access, with the undercover garage and ...
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I feel safe and comfortable

After finding myself on my own I had to find a place that I felt safe and could call home. I had driven down Epping Road a number of times ...
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Instantly impressed!

Our first connection with leisure Lea Gardens was when we received an invitation to the Open Day early this year. We were instantly impressed with the welcome from staff, morning ...
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It seems no problem is too big or too small

When i first saw the unit that I am now living in, I said to my stepdaughter who had come with me, "I could live quite easily in this unit". ...
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Kind people available 24/7

My parents moved down from Queensland four months ago to live at Leisure Lea Gardens. It has been my long time dream to have them live nearer in their senior ...
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I knew Mum would be happy here

After my father died I was at a loss to replace the familiar, warm environment of home for my mother. It seemed increasingly impossible to replace the companionship of a ...
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Peace and quiet

The main benefits of our village are not material ones, but are to do with our minds: Peace, quiet and no confrontation. Jim Murch
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Nothing to be desired

Joy and I moved into Living Choice Village on 11th July 2012 after much searching and inspecting other villages within suburbs of Sydney. Our two bedroom Oakhurst design villa leaves ...
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Safe and friendly

I am very happy with my decision to move to Living Choice Twin Waters. The atmosphere is safe and friendly with a wide variety of activities offered. I have been ...
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We love everything!

We are so blessed that we moved into the village. We love everything about our lives here and our neighbours and friends are just so fantastic, whilst at the same ...
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Thank you Living Choice

It's been six weeks since we moved to Broadwater Court and we would like to thank Jenny Trovato for her help during the entire process of moving. We appreciated the ...
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Social functions at our own venue

What an exciting time for the social club and its many members who have waited so long for this wonderful facility, which we can use for our many functions that ...
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Mum is happy and safe

After losing Dad two years ago and with Mum’s health not the best, my sister and I were faced with the rather daunting situation of what would be best for ...
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Courtesy a number one priority

I am totally satisfied with the care and I do not wish to leave here under any circumstances! Courtesy is a number one priority from all the staff. This includes ...
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Sense of community admirable

In July 2014 I was interviewed by Living Choice as a long-term deposit holder and was able to express my opinion of the development then under construction and my expectations ...
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A magnet for nice people

Living Choice Broadwater Court is a magnet for nice people. Yes, it's the folk who live here that make the difference. We've got the nicest neighbours we've ever had. We ...
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We loved the well laid out villas

Like many, we found the upkeep of our house, gardens, lawns and stairs, together with the maintenance, more difficult in the last few years. The idea of moving into a ...
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It’s a great lifestyle investment

My wife and I took possession of our apartment  at Living Choice Kawana Island in June 2014 after a big move from Adelaide from a similar apartment situation. We are so ...
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Deepwater Court was the best location

Of all the retirement villages I looked at on the Central Coast, Deepwater Court was the best location – on level ground, shops, transport and entertainment readily available – I'm ...
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Best decision of my life

As a crusty old bachelor who tends to be a loner, Living Choice has been the making of me. Having the security of an emergency call system and access to ...
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We have a great social life

Bernadette and I have been living at the village since 2005. We found our lives have changed for the best - we have lots of things to do, for example ...
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Convenient!

We are convenient to all transport, medical centres, shopping facilities, recreational clubs and restaurants. We also have easy access to ferries to Palm Beach. Being a small village the interaction between ...
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In short, I think I’ll stay

I moved into Leisure Lea Gardens Retirement Village in May 2016 from the South Coast of NSW. Prior to the move, I appreciated the no-pressure manner in which myself and ...
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Part of a very special community

When I first heard about the proposed development of Living Choice Fullarton in early 2012,  I checked online and was amazed at the spaciousness of the apartment designs for this ...
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Great location

Deepwater Court is great because its location in Woy Woy lets me easily maintain my contacts. Having somebody else look after the maintenance is great too. Peter Binns
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I referred my friend

Thank you very much for the wonderful gift of $250 for referring my friend Margaret Nicholson to Leisure Lea Gardens. This was a very kind gesture and greatly appreciated. I've ...
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Safe and secure

My brother and his wife love living here, safe and secure in their 1st floor apartment. We enjoy visiting and had dinner in the restaurant last week, was a lovely ...
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Loving the lifestyle

Living at Living Choice in leafy Fullarton, has meant an escape from the pressures of Board Meetings, budgets and a large garden, and living in a caring community in a ...
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“That is a lovely place to live…”

After 25 years of living in a spacious unit at Epping with my husband, and now being on my own, I knew that the time had come for a change. ...
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From house to new home

After living in a 3-bedroom home with granny flat for eight years circumstances caused my wife and I to look further afield for retirement homes and villages. Our first place ...
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From the first phone call, we felt at ease and welcome

I would like to take this opportunity to let you know how impressed we have been with Leisure Lea Gardens. Our mum (91yrs) moved into a supported living unit in ...
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What more could you want!

I have been at Living Choice since June 2004, and can truly say it's been a good move. The staff are very helpful and caring, and I love my unit. There ...
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The move surpassed our expectations, so thank you.

We moved to Leisure Lea from an independent unit in Maroubra. Even though it was a lovely unit we found we really needed extra care and help. We were relying ...
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It definitely feels like home

Having recently moved into Living Choice Woodcroft we have no regrets at all. The centrally located village, set in the foothills, has excellent shopping, public transport and other facilities close ...
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Our ideal retirement option

The Frost Estate, in which we live, seemed right from the start to be our ideal retirement option. And so it has turned out to be. First of all it ...
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The best decision I have ever made

I came to Leisure Lea Gardens towards the end of 1984, so I am now in my 27th year as a resident and coming here was one of the best ...
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Our Best Decision

We have now been living in Living Choice Glenhaven for 18 months. Moving to this beautiful, happy village has been one of the best decisions we have ever made, after ...
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We are thrilled with our apartment

We moved into our new Living Choice apartment in Fullarton and our expectations have been thoroughly met. We are thrilled with our apartment - so light and airy and with ...
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Sue was sold!

From the moment the Living Choice Fullarton project was announced, Sue watched the development grow, and on the spur of the moment, after Sunday lunch with her daughter and family ...
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Absolutely love it

We recently moved into our brand new 3-bedroom villa at Living Choice Woodcroft and absolutely love it. It’s very spacious, the rooms are all light and bright and all the ...
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We found a little gem

We found a little gem in Living Choice Woodcroft Retirement Village. We came across this little gem by chance and moved into the apartments in October 2007. Since then we ...
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A rewarding decision for Mum

My Mum is an active, independent 90 something year old who has always lived in her own unit on the third floor of a building without a lift. “The stairs ...
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Wow!

WOW! was the word our son-in-law used when he walked into our lovely villa for the first time and he is a man of few words and is very hard ...
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A great place to meet and greet

The new Leisure Centre in our village at Living Choice Woodcroft is fantastic! We have been here 15 months now, and to have this facility to use is wonderful. It ...
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We have become a family of friends

It has been almost 10 months since Jan and I moved into our new villa at the Frost Annexe - and I thought it would be nice to let you ...
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10 out of 10 Leisure Lea!

Leisure Lea has been a perfect choice for my Mother’s move closer to her immediate family. The staff and residents have been supportive from my first Leisure Lea Open Day ...
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A stress free transition to my new home

I would like to take this opportunity to thank the management and staff of Leisure Lea Gardens for their help in making the transition from my home of many years ...
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A happy village

Initially I had misgivings but after a few months, as I became familiar with all the amenities, my view changed completely. I now appreciate the many features of being a ...
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We have agreed it’s the best move ever

Since arriving at Living Choice at Kawana Island we have agreed it's the best move ever. All of the staff  and village residents have been very friendly and the facilities are first class. Some of ...
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I am so glad that I moved here

Time flies and it seems, even more quickly as one’s own years increase. I am sure that it was but yesterday that our then newly completed home was ready to ...
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Convenience and comfort

We love living at Twin Waters Retirement Village, because it is in a good position for beaches, river, walking tracks, shops and the airport. It provides better equipped and larger ...
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The facilities are great

Having decided to downsize from my large family home at Port Macquarie I looked at quite a few different retirement villages in Sydney before seeing Leisure Lea. None compared to ...
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Undeniably the best move of our life

For my wife and I, living at Living Choice Woodcroft ticks all the boxes. The location is excellent, being close to shops, bus routes, doctors and hospitals. The lovely elevated position provides ...
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What a welcome

A very belated thank-you to all personnel at Living Choice Broadwater Court for the exceptional help and assistance which was given so freely when we moved into the complex. From ...
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Featured Event

Artastic Art Exhibition

Stunning art will be on show at the Annual Artastic Art Exhibition featuring creative art produced by Living Choice residents as well as guest artists. Come along and support our local artists plus raise funds for Aussie Helpers. Information about our homes will also be available. Where: Living Choice Broadwater Court Waterfront Estate, 8 Carrak…
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Book lovers in their element at Woodcroft

“Reading a good book is like dreaming with your eyes open and judging from the number of books in the returns box, we have a lot of dreamers in this village,” said village librarian, Alice Conway, at an event to showcase the new library at Living Choice Woodcroft. Special guests included Living Choice’s ambassador, Keith…
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Living Choice is a member of the Retirement Living Council and a signatory to its 8-Point Plan to ensure that we operate to the highest possible standards. All Living Choice retirement villages are fully accredited.