Where Can I Find Retirement Villages in the Country?

Do you dream of retiring in the country? Do you feel it’s time to leave the rat race behind and get among the fresh air, great outdoors and tight-knit community country towns are renowned for? Many retirees decide to move to country areas so they can enjoy a slower pace of life during their golden years.

Several of Australia’s leading retirement village providers have villages located in country towns all over Australia, with many not far from major metropolitan cities or centres, so you can easily access extra services and amenities within a few hours if needed.

Where Can I Find Retirement Villages in the Country?

Where Can I Find Retirement Villages in the Country?

Retiring in Country Victoria

When you retire in the country Victoria, you will find an abundance of beauty. Whether you’re at the Mornington Peninsula among the natural hot springs and enjoying gourmet food and wine, or soaking up the history of the goldfields – there is a country region or town for every style of retirement!

Retiring in Country New South Wales

Enjoy the natural beauty of country New South Wales, from fresh produce at the local farmers’ markets to acclaimed wine regions and World Heritage-listed sites.

Whether you’re riding a paddle-steamer on the iconic Murray River, exploring caves that are millions of years old or tucking into a hearty meal at the local pub, there’s something for everyone in regional and country New South Wales.

Retiring in Country Queensland

Country Queensland offers you the chance to embrace the real Australian countryside, with several thriving rural and regional communities throughout the state, such as Toowoomba, Townsville and Rockhampton.

In country Queensland there’s more to the state than beaches! Here you will find epic national parks, boutique wine regions, annual festivals and sunshine all year round.

Retiring in Country South Australia

Country South Australia offers a range of lifestyle options from coastal to bushland and the outback. South Australia’s regional communities offer world-class wine and produce, fresh seafood and tight-knit community within pristine environments.

The natural landscapes are incredibly diverse, from rugged coastlines, expansive grasslands and picturesque rolling hills. Country South Australia is also home to the expansive Murray River and thriving regional communities of Mt Gambier, Murray Bridge, Port Pirie and Port Augusta to name a few.

Retiring in Country Western Australia

There are many regions to explore that make for the perfect retirement in Western Australia. Whether you dream of settling in Margaret River, WA’s premium wine region and home to award-winning restaurants, stunning beaches, ancient cave and stunning scenery.

Or perhaps you prefer the white sand beaches of Coral Bay, just a half-day from Perth. There’s also plenty of thriving communities around Esperance and billions of years of history to be found in the North West.

Retiring in Country Tasmania

The Tasmanian countryside may be the perfect place to retire, with beautiful country towns often less than an hour away from the conveniences of a major town or city. Tasmania’s countryside is like nothing else, with expansive open wilderness, stunning nature sights and plenty of native wildlife to get up close to.

There are plenty of beaches, wineries and golf courses to enjoy during your retirement.

Even if you need to head to a major city, you will likely get there in less than 40 minutes. After all, in Tasmania a 30-minute drive is considered a long commute!

Source: This article was originally published on https://agedcareonline.com.au/retirement-villages/lifestyle-choices/life-in-the-country.
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