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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: To protect our residents, staff and volunteers we ask that people do not visit our Abbeyfield houses if they are unwell. If a prospective resident wishes to view a house they should make an appointment first. See find a house for contact details.

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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