Bay Waters gave Sylvia a carefree life so she could travel the world – 3 times to be exact!

Sylvia Preston’s two biggest passions are painting and travelling. The artist said moving to Bay Waters, Karidis Retirement Village in the heart of Glenelg, has allowed her and her husband Jim to live their retirement dream travelling around the world – three times to be exact! “We go overseas every year and love the peace […] more

Fresh produce makes it for the perfect welcome

Norfolk’s veggie patch group was formed in 2005 aiming to provide an activity for the men living in the village. “The group provides a chance for men to do some outdoor activity, enjoy the camaraderie of the group and produce vegetables that can be sold to the village’s residents,” said Brian Clarke. Money raised for […] more

A daily stroll by the river is John’s retirement dream

John Kimber raised his three daughters at Flinders Park where he lived only a couple of houses away from the river, so moving to Karidis Retirement Villages – Acacia on Holbrooks seemed like the right move. “The decision to downsize and move from a home filled with memories, a neighbourhood you like and the facilities […] more

A picture-perfect location to retire

If you have ever watched a Real Estate TV show, you would have heard that nothing beats location when it comes to where to live. Why should it be different when you are looking into downsizing? Stephen and Bronwen Williams chose to move back to South Australia from Victoria when they decided it was time […] more

Cruising into retirement

Friends and residents of Norfolk Estate enjoyed a fun-packed afternoon on 18 July when Krista Kinnear from Phil Hoffmann Travel stopped by to give everyone some top travel tips when choosing a holiday destination. Krista provided lots of helpful information on cruising and solo traveling as well as answering lots of travel-related questions. Guests then […] more

Norfolk Estate enjoy a social visit from South Australia Police

Norfolk Estate enjoyed a wonderful afternoon on 20 June when two well respected members of South Australia Police dropped by for a social visit. Taco, a three year old police dog, and his handler Senior Constable Gavin Perish were invited over by the Norfolk Residents Committee to demonstrate how Taco works with his handler to […] more

Acacia On Lipsett Enjoys Art Exhibition

Acacia on Lipsett was honoured to host a recent art exhibition with artists from Adelaide Art Society on 23-25 June. Featured work included pieces by Liz Gartner Bail, Barb McGuire, Glenda Parker and Helen Taylor. The spectacular backdrop of our beautiful community centre created an amazing ambience for visitors who came along to view the […] more

Holbrook Retirement Village Celebrates Grand Opening

On 2 June we celebrated the grand opening of our brand new retirement village, Acacia on Holbrook. The event was a fantastic success with well over 100 visitors in attendance. It was wonderful to welcome so many first time guests who came along with their friends and family on a beautiful winter’s day. Our guests […] more

Norfolk Estate Retirement Village enjoy a delicious cheese and wine tasting event

Our residents at Norfolk Estate Retirement Village and their friends enjoyed a fantastic evening when Shingleback Wine Tasting Room made a special visit and presented their exclusive wine tasting event on Wednesday 23 May. Norfolk Estate social committee helped make the evening extra special by supplying a wonderful selection of cheeseboards, whilst the friendly and […] more

Melbourne Cup 2017

The race that brought us together Thank you to everyone who joined us last week across all our lovely villages for Melbourne Cup day. It was great to see everyone step out in style with top hats and fascinators aplenty!  There was also plenty of delicious food and beverages available while our residents and their friends […] more

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