33 Gloucester Road,
Where everyone knows your name
Good things come in small packages, and if you’re looking for an intimate, cosy place to call home, Metlifecare’s Somervale may just be it.
Small in size but big in heart, this is a retirement village with an unbeatable sense of community. A place where residents know each other by name, and where great store is set on family and friendship.
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Perfectly positioned with Bayfair Shopping Centre on the doorstep, and just a few minutes to the beach and Omanu Golf Club, Somervale offers value for money in an outstanding location. Here, you can enjoy the best of both worlds – convenient city living, with a leisurely lifestyle. Come and check it out for yourself – book a tour today.Book a tour
It’s perfectly positioned – just three minutes to white sand beaches and with Bayfair Shopping Centre, the Bay of Plenty’s biggest shopping centre, right on your doorstep. The village is also surprisingly affordable – you will not find better value for the location.
Our units and brand-new deluxe serviced apartments are all on flat ground and are surrounded by pretty gardens, with plenty of parking. The village is close to bowling clubs, community clubs and medical facilities, and we have a range of recreational facilities and social activities right on your doorstep.
All outdoor maintenance is taken care of, so you have the freedom to do whatever you like doing. Experienced staff are available 24/7 for added security and to take care of your needs.
We also have a full continuum of care, in the form of Serviced Apartments and Care Home, should you need it. Somervale’s modern independent serviced apartments which allow residents to choose the services they want are a wonderful addition to the village. Housed alongside our boutique homestead model Care Home with its family orientated spaces, they provide peace of mind living.
Take a personal tour in one of our homes with Elizabeth at Somervale
Take a quick virtual 3D tour of a 1-bedroom villa at Somervale to get an appreciation of the cosiness of our units before you drop in for a tour of our village. There’s always a warm welcome waiting for you here.
Facilities & Amenities
We have a very busy social life at Somervale and have a social coordinator on-site. Enjoy the company of others playing rummikub, mahjong, housie, 500, bridge, scrabble or cribbage in the community centre. There is also a knitters and natters club that works on projects for various charities.
You can look forward to monthly afternoon teas with a guest speaker or musical group. For those into fitness, we have a range of healthy activities, including indoor bowls and aquarobics, a striding out group for keen walkers and a ‘Cain and Able’ group for those not so able.
We organise shopping trips and tiki tours, both of which are very popular. So is our friendship dinner held most months, our happy hours and fish and chip evenings. Our recreational facilities are handy no matter what accommodation option you live in.
- Billiards table
- Bowling green and croquet lawn
- Covered pergola and barbeque area
- Dining room and lounge
- Ecare – self-monitor your blood pressure, heart rate and weight
- Games room and library
- Hairdressing salon
- Petanque terrain and putting green
- Podiatry clinic
- Swimming pool and spa
Open Days & Events
There are no open day events planned at the moment, but don’t let that stop you paying us a visit! Drop in and say hello or contact us to arrange a village tour at a time which suits you.
To view a typical month's activity calendar for this village click here
Feel safe in a friendly community.
Somervale has a range of accommodation choices that allow for completely independent living through to serviced apartments and hospital care. This gives couples the chance to stay close should their needs be different. If you would like more assistance in your unit, we offer a range of service and care packages delivered to you in your home.
At this tight knit village, we have 83 homes which are tidy units all with spacious bedrooms, separate garages and many with a conservatory to make the most of the Bay of Plenty sunshine. Choose from 1 or 2 bedroom villas. For your convenience, all units are easy walking distance to the community facilities.
If you require assisted living, we also have a choice of high quality serviced apartments – designed for people who value their independence but enjoy having easy access to additional care and support services, and a residential hospital on-site.
Even for the most able retiree, there comes a time when help is needed with the basics of day-to-day living. Family members often step in to provide support, however there is always a limit to how much time can be committed and the level of care they can provide. This is where Serviced Apartment living at can provide the ideal answer.
We can provide a whole host of services, 24-hour support and a quality of life that you or your loved ones truly deserve. While you may be at a stage where you need a higher level of care, you can keep the spirit of independence, while your family can rest assured that you are always in safe hands and in good company. For advice on how to talk to your loved ones about moving into a retirement village click here.
RETAIN DHB PERSONAL CARES SUPPORT
We welcome you to utilise DHB funded personal care services in your unit to avoid unnecessary costs, or you can use our onsite care and personal support services.
SERVICED APARTMENT FOR ASSISTED LIVING
Our purpose-built apartments have a kitchenette and bathroom, offering continued independence with support services tailored to your personal needs.
Even for the most able retiree, there comes a time when help is needed with the basics of day-to-day living. Family members often step in to provide support, however there is always a limit to how much time can be committed and the level of care they can provide.
Our three care homes in the Bay of Plenty offer a new standard in aged care. They are based on a more integrative homestead model of care, this is vastly different from the traditional institutional model offered in many care homes. Residents live in smaller groups, with each group having their own kitchen, dining room and lounge area reflecting a modern home environment. The boutique-like care home, with its friendlier layout, creates a much more intimate and personalised environment for the residents and their families.
At Somervale residents live in smaller groups of no more than 12 care suites.
In this care home, the accommodation supplement pricing ranges from a minimum of $73.54 to a maximum of $73.54 per day. This pricing covers additional comforts and facilities over and above the standard provision for residential care.
For more details about Somervale, please contact Heather on 07 572 9095 who can discuss the care suite options available.
What residents are saying
Heather says…Thank you for helping me with mum and dad after I had been unable to make contact and after my less than successful telephone call with various staff of a telephone provider regarding their phone number not connecting. Thanks also for setting up the new phone Vodafone couriered to them. It’s really nice to know my parents are in an environment which is caring and safe for them.