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Abbeyfield provides supported
shared housing for older people,
at an affordable price.
Abbeyfield provides
supported shared housing
for older people,
at an affordable price.

Companionship and peace of mind

Looking for a place to live that’s warm and welcoming, and feels like home?
At an Abbeyfield house you can enjoy the company of others and retain your independence.

  • Privacy and comfort in your own ensuite studio
  • Nutritious meals prepared by a housekeeper
  • Family-style environment for 11-14 residents
  • Affordable rent and no capital entry charge
  • Secure, safe setting
  • Freedom and time to enjoy life

IMPORTANT MESSAGE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic there are currently visitor restrictions at our Abbeyfield houses. As of Thursday May 14, family and friends, care providers and authorised contractors are allowed to visit, but must sign the house’s contact log and avoid common areas. Visitors who are unwell should not enter. A resident may only have 2 visitors in their studio at a time. 

Will an Abbeyfield house suit me?

If you’re over 65, have modest assets, and can live flexibly with others, an Abbeyfield house could be right for you. We accept residents on the basis of need and suitability.

Find a house near you

We have a network of 14 houses throughout New Zealand. Each is a family-style home, located close to local amenities. To find out more about a house, or vacancies, see the relevant house page.

What our residents say

“Independent living in a safe, affordable, inclusive community. Haven’t laughed so much in a long time – it’s awesome.”

“It was getting difficult to manage on my own … the move to Abbeyfield was simple. I wish I’d done it years ago.”

“I believe I have found my utopia here at Abbeyfield … I have unwound like a spring coil into the restful surroundings.”

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