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The Margaret Stoddart Retirement Village provides a full range of retirement options, along with the best of resthome care.

The location of the village allows residents to take advantage of the many amenities that Riccarton and the central city provide, along with the tranquillity of Hagley Park.

Features include architecturally designed independent townhouses, serviced apartments, and a care centre, set amongst beautifully landscaped gardens.

The wonderful facilities include indoor bowls, library, hair salon, bar, and internet cafe.

Living & Care Options


Independent Living options
Townhouses--|--Serviced Apartments

Care options

Village Facilities

LibraryLibrarySeparate LoungeSeparate Lounge
BarBarInternet CafeInternet Cafe
Dining RoomDining RoomHair SalonHair Salon
Indoor BowlsIndoor Bowls 

Margaret Stoddart was a famous local water colourist who was born in Diamond Harbour in 1865, educated in Edinburgh and studied at Canterbury School of Art.

Read more about our namesake

Village News

MS VC Intro photo tall 300x250 May

25 Birthday Celebrations

We celebrated our 25 Birthday in the middle of April.

Read more


Introducing Ryman

Intro to Ryman village page

Current Availabilities

Serviced Apartment


Contact Details

Margaret Stoddart Retirement Village
­23 Bartlett Street, Riccarton
­Christchurch 8011

Village Manager
Merrin Jack

Sales Advisor
Susie Cowles

Phone: 03 348 4955
­Fax: 03 348 8266

Make an enquiry

Upcoming Events

Tuesday 29 May

Glaucoma NZ presentation

Activities Calendars


Serviced Apartments


Survey Results

  Relatives Survey March17