Shona McFarlane Retirement Village

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Immerse yourself in a village community near the beautiful Hutt River

Shona McFarlane Retirement Village provides independent living, assisted living in serviced apartments, and the very best of resthome and hospital care.

Located on Mabey Road in Lower Hutt, the village encompasses views of the Western Hills, and enjoys easy access to parks and river walks along the beautiful Hutt River. Features include architecturally designed independent townhouses, serviced apartments, and a care centre, that are all set amongst beautifully landscaped gardens.

Village amenities include an all-weather bowling green, indoor heated swimming pool, spa, grand internal atrium, library, gym, hair salon, bar and shop.

There is so much for residents to enjoy, including village events and outings.

And for independent and serviced apartment residents, we offer a fixed weekly fee for life – guaranteed.*

*Some conditions apply.

Care centre open afternoon
Sunday 17 November, 1 - 4pm

Tour our serviced apartments, resthome and hospital. Learn about our electronic care programme, myRyman Care, and Delicious menus which provide choice along with a vibrant dining experience.

Our information presentation at 2pm will cover more about needs assessments, fees and subsidy entitlements, in a relaxed setting where you can feel comfortable
asking questions.

You’re welcome to bring a friend or family member. We can even assist with transport.

Join us and learn what sets Ryman apart from the rest. You will be impressed!

To find out more phone Debbi or Jacqui 577 1090.

Why choose Ryman? 

We’ve been providing retirement living and care options within one village community for over 30 years. Putting residents first has always been our priority, and our terms, care and innovation are a direct reflection of this.  Read more

Village Address 
66 Mabey Road, Avalon, Lower Hutt, 5011

Village Manager
Debbi Fairlie

Sales Advisor
Jacqui Clarke

Village: 04 577 1090
Sales:   04 567 8725


Thinking about retirement? Let us be your guide.

With so many options to consider, we want to make it easier for you to make the right decisions for you and your family. We can guide you step by step through everything you need to know about the living and care options that suit the retirement lifestyle of your choosing.

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Village amenities

Our villages have an atmosphere of companionship and community spirit. To complement this our village amenities provide the setting and the means to enjoy a lifestyle that promotes overall wellness and connection. 

We want our resident experience to be just right – so whatever your passion is, our amenities can satisfy whatever it is that sparks your interest.



Bowling green, Indoor Bowls, Village centre, Dining room, Pool table, Bar, Childrens playground, Atrium, Terrace.



Swimming pool, Spa pool, Library, Gym, Hair salon, Shop.


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