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Enjoy a collection of resident stories, news articles, useful tips and resources to make the most of your retirement.

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Retire in style: final release of luxury apartments in Wood Glen

Stylish apartment living where you can have it all awaits on New South Wales’ idyllic Central Coast, with the final release of independent living apartments at The Rise at Wood Glen.

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Vertical retirement living on the up

Vertical retirement villages are on the rise, and it’s easy to see why.

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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.

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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.

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Community has never been more important

Knowing there’s a safety net of people who care makes all the difference to older Australians in challenging times like these.

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Live in Luxury, Age in Place

August 2020

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.


Countdown is on for first residents to move in

August 2020

The countdown is on, with just weeks until The Rise at Wood Glen opens its doors to retirees seeking an exceptional lifestyle.

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Countless ways to make a difference on the Coast

February 2020

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.

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Entertaining visitors a breeze

January 2020

The start of a new year is the perfect time to make new friends, catch up with family, and stay active, which are all keys to good health.

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Step out to enjoy the magic of the Central Coast

January 2020

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.

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Retirement community calendar girls strike a pose for Central Coast life

December 2019

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.

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Step out and smell the beans

December 2019

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.

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Make a wise move into retirement living

September 2019

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.


The Rise named among Australia’s hottest villages

July 2019

It’s official! 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

July 2019

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

July 2019

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!

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Construction starts on Central Coast’s exclusive new retirement living apartments

April 2019

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.

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First expression of interest secured at The Rise

March 2019

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.”

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Retire in style and age well at The Rise at Wood Glen

October 2018

Purpose-built, quality housing options, focusing on health and wellbeing are helping seniors to remain in their homes without compromising on luxury.

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