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Longridge Residents

Discover Our Retirement Village Near Thames

At Longridge Country Estate, we encourage local Thames residents to make the most of retired living. Your ideal retirement lifestyle is unique, so we've carefully created our community just 30 minutes outside Thames, to celebrate your individual retirement plans. 


Situated in Paeroa, our retirement village is a quick half an hour drive outside of Thames, and offers a range of local activities, peaceful surroundings and access to amenities, we encourage residents to make the very best of retirement living. 

We appreciate that your retirement is unique to you - many residents seek a relaxed lifestyle beyond Auckland and Hamilton’s bustling hub. Our Paeroa based retirement village offers a more rural environment not far from Thames, offering residents comfort, security and active living.

Why Choose Longridge Country Estate?

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Active and Social Lifestyle:

Longridge welcomes Thames local residents over 65 to a thriving, social community, blending vibrant living with a peaceful country estate surrounding. Alternatively, enjoy independent living in a picturesque environment, all at your own pace.

Longridge Country Estate Greenspace Project:

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Our eco-friendly initiative provides Thames residents local wetlands, walking trails and community gardens. Explore these beautiful surroundings at your leisure and enjoy reconnecting with nature.

Villas Available for Immediate Occupancy:

Our retirement villas  are now available upon request, , or choose from plans for a new villa to be built. If you have specific requirements, we are happy to work alongside you to help create your new home at Longridge Country Estate

Affordable, Comfortable Living:

Enjoy the benefits of low weekly fees and energy-efficient homes that minimise living expenses. Our embedded power network ensures reduced power costs, passed on to our valued residents.

Proximity to all that the Waikato region has to offer:

Situated just a short 30 minute drive from the beautiful town of Thames, our retirement village offers retirees cafes, shops and rural surroundings.


Retirement Village Near Thames, Where Community Thrives

Our recreation building plans will offer a variety of activities and dedicated spaces for healthcare professionals.


Longridge Country Estate offers North Island residents over 65, a community retirement lifestyle, where friendships and neighbours become one.

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Adventure Calls for old couples

When Adventure Calls, Simply Lock-up and Leave

Our villas provide the perfect retreat for retirees seeking adventure, offering the liberty to explore without worry. Enjoy stress-free travel, knowing your home is safe and secure. Parking for campervans is available onsite, and a village van is available for group outings

Enjoy a Carefree Lifestyle

Longridge Country Estate offers a low-maintenance lifestyle, surrounded by peaceful scenery but conveniently located just 30 minutes away from beautiful Thames. We'll handle the external upkeep of all our retirement villas, gardens and grounds, allowing you to simply enjoy them. If gardening is your passion, you'll have ample space to nurture your favourite flowers and plants. 

Our retirement village near Thames welcomes your pets, subject to a few conditions, so your furry or feathered companions can enjoy the Longridge experience alongside you.


Your happiness and wellbeing is important to us, so we’ve taken great care to plan every detail, making sure that your needs are catered for, now and for years to come! Visit our Paeroa retirement village today!

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