Enjoy a collection of resident stories, news articles, useful tips and resources to make the most of your retirement.
What should retirement look like in 2021?
Balancing independence with safety and support needn’t be a compromise when deciding on a retirement living option.
Official opening of The Rise at Wood Glen
The Central Coast’s first luxury vertical retirement village has officially opened with The Rise at Wood Glen addressing a shortage of premium lifestyle offerings within the region.
100-year-old Wood Glen resident celebrates a ‘ton’ of memories
Erina resident Marion Laycock Robey has celebrated her 100th birthday with a “ton’’ of memories about life on the NSW Central Coast.
Live in Luxury, Age in Place
Enjoying your retirement should be one of your highest priorities, but of equal importance for most of us is having the security and peace of mind in knowing that, should our needs change over time, there’s a safety net of care and services ready and waiting.
Countless ways to make a difference on the Coast
From walking orphaned dogs to lending a hand in the kitchen to help local folk in need, there are countless ways to volunteer your time and get involved in the local community in and around Wood Glen.
Step out to enjoy the magic of the Central Coast
One of the best ways to experience the magic of the Central Coast is to explore its many scenic walking trails, and Wood Glen is close to it all.
Retirement community calendar girls strike a pose for Central Coast life
A sassy 2020 calendar featuring 25 of Wood Glen’s female residents showcasing life at Wood Glen is out now, just in time for Christmas.
Organiser and resident Kate Dowling said the women were proud of their community and wanted to show what life was like at Wood Glen.
Step out and smell the beans
While residents of The Rise will have everything they need at their doorstep when they move into Wood Glen, part of the joy of buying a new home is exploring its surroundings.
Make a wise move into retirement living
Trying to decide the best retirement living option for your lifestyle? Getting expert advice and considering the long-term implications are important factors in your retirement journey.
Decluttering tips for downsizing
Does the thought of decluttering leave you in a cold sweat? Downsizing can be an exciting and rewarding process, although it can also be a daunting one. Make the process easier with these top tips from decluttering expert Karen Morgan.
Help at the Ready
Find out everything you need to know about planning for retirement with RetireAustralia’s free Retire Ready brochure.
The comprehensive guide to retirement village living gives you an in-depth look at the choices available and how to choose the right community for you, plus information on costs, answers to frequently asked questions and more.
Download your free copy now!
The Rise named among Australia’s hottest villages
It’s official! Downsizing.com.au has named The Rise at Wood Glen among Australia’s hottest new vertical retirement villages.
Our luxury apartments were the only retirement living village on the Central Coast to make the list, and one of only three projects in NSW.
The accolade comes as no surprise to us – our stunning apartments will bring to the region an exceptional new standard of living for seniors.
You can read the article here!
Sneak peek at construction
Those who attended the Wood Glen Retirement Village’s Open Day on Thursday, 25 July were treated to an exclusive glimpse of the construction activity currently being undertaken at The Rise.
As part of the Open Day, participants were taken on a tour of our village’s exciting facilities, available properties and award-winning gardens, stopping by the construction site of the apartments on the way.
If you missed out on the Open Day, we offer complimentary full-day bus tours for interested buyers, their families and friends which run from 10am-4pm, departing from Gosford Train Station, on demand.
Register your interest for a tour by phoning 02 4365 9767.
30% already secured in Stage 1
The Rise has been creating a flurry of interest among savvy retirees with 30 per cent of apartments in Stage 1 already secured through Expressions of Interest.
Our stunning new apartments are the next stage of expansion in Wood Glen and will be the last opportunity to buy a brand new home in our popular village, with our new villas almost sold out.
If you’re keen to secure your own spacious apartment close to everything the Central Coast has to offer, get in touch with us today!
Construction starts on Central Coast’s exclusive new retirement living apartments
Construction has begun on RetireAustralia’s boutique Central Coast apartment project The Rise at Wood Glen which will introduce a new direction for luxury retirement living in the region.
First expression of interest secured at The Rise
Erina resident Rose Kilpatrick was the first person to register an expression of interest in an apartment at The Rise at Wood Glen and is looking to secure a top-floor residence.
“I find The Rise has all the advantages you have in owning your own home but without the ‘responsibilities’ – it’s perfect.”
Retire in style and age well at The Rise at Wood Glen
Purpose-built, quality housing options, focusing on health and wellbeing are helping seniors to remain in their homes without compromising on luxury.