RETIREMENT LIVING IN KEALBA

Melbourne's best-kept secret


Neighbouring the suburbs of St Albans and Keilor sits the suburb of Kealba, the location for Rymans new proposed Kealba Retirement Village. It’s a suburb you may not have heard of and, despite its small size, Kealba packs a big punch in what it has to offer.

If you’re after a little tranquility, Maribyrnong Valley Parklands featuring Brimbank Park and Horseshoe Bend Farm are just a short stroll from the village – perfect for afternoon strolls or picnics with the grandchildren.

Inside the village, you’ll enjoy an easy, fulfilled lifestyle, while outside the village the local area and surrounding suburbs offer a bounty of convenient shopping and amenities – Keilor Central Shopping Centre, Essendon, Highpoint and many more. Plus, Melbourne Airport is merely a 15-minute drive away.

As a Ryman village, the proposed Kealba Village will offer living choices to suit everyone with modern yet timeless villas and assisted-living apartments. Upon completion, the village will also offer a state-of-the-art aged-care centre that includes low care, high care and specialist dementia care. So, you can feel reassured knowing that if your needs change, we can continue looking after you in the same village community close to your partner and friends.

You’ll also enjoy top-notch amenities such as a café, all-weather bowling green, heated indoor swimming pool and spa, hair and beauty salon and cinema – to name just a few. Kealba Village will be a place where you can live life to the full.

Ryman Pioneers Freedom

 FREEDOM TO LIVE THE WAY YOU WANT

Kelaba Village will offer living choices to suit everyone, so residents can live the way they want and blaze their own trails. Our villas will be light and spacious, with clean lines and a clever open plan design layout that provides an easy flow throughout. For year-round comfort, all villas will be air conditioned and heated.

If down the track you need more support, we will offer assisted-living apartments and a full range of residential aged-care options. That freedom and flexibility is empowering for residents and knowing care can be dialed up as needed means, quite simply, ‘no worries’. It's all part of what we like to call the Ryman Difference

ENJOY A LITTLE CERTAINTY

Our pioneering approach to retirement living includes resident-friendly terms designed to protect you and your family. Our base weekly fee is fixed for the entire time you occupy your villa*, and our deferred management fee is capped at 20 percent – one of the lowest in the retirement sector.

These are just some of the ways we’re pioneering a new way of living for a new retirement generation.

*Some conditions apply. 

INDEPENDENT LIVING

Enjoy all the upsides of living independently in a Ryman village. Easy living, security, plus a huge bonus – the support of a vibrant village community.

ASSISTED-LIVING APARTMENTS

Assisted-living apartments come with support like housekeeping and a chef-prepared meal – it's great for you and reassuring for your family.

GUIDE TO RETIREMENT LIVING

It's hard to put your finger on why Ryman villages just feel different. For the inside knowledge, check out our guide. 

"The people here are absolutely fantastic. They welcome you, and I love that."

Jennett McGaw
Ryman independent resident 

Independent and assisted-living amenities

RYM02_cafe_035_STAGE03_v4_3

Connect and unwind

Community is central to the lifestyle so we will offer amenities that encourage that sense of togetherness, such as a café, dining room, bar, hair and beauty salon, and shop.

Amenities placer images-workshop-640x450 (1)

Skills and passions

Retirement is a great time to sharpen your skills on the passions and pastimes that you love. Pursue your interests in the workshop, craft room, billiards room, and library.

036-SA7-Pool cam 1-2019-07-05 option a-1

Active and thriving

Incorporate regular activity into your everyday routine or enjoy the camaraderie of a little game time. The village will feature a swimming pool, spa pool, gym and bowling green.

Pioneers Care

CARE WHEN YOU NEED IT

Aged care is not an ‘add on’ at a Ryman village, it is built into the fabric of our villages from the very beginning. It’s comforting for couples and friends to know they can still be near each other even if their health needs are different.

Kealba Village will offer comprehensive aged-care options including residential aged care (low care and high care) and specialist dementia care. Like all aspects of our villages, we constantly look for ways to improve both the aged care we provide and the innovation behind it. Ryman aged care is customised using our myRyman care app and residents love the food in our seasonal Delicious menu, which is prepared fresh on site by village chefs. 

RESIDENTIAL AGED CARE

Personal attention, warmth and building trusting relationships are all crucial to the customised care we provide at our aged-care centres.

SPECIALIST DEMENTIA CARE

Nurturing and caring dementia care communities. Residents are supported to live in the moment, and to feel kindness, love, and security.

CARE WHEN YOU NEED IT

It's hard to put your finger on why Ryman care centres just feel different. For the inside knowledge, check out our care guide. 

"My wife is being looked after very well. It gives me a sense of relief."

Brian
Ryman independent resident 

Care centre amenities

john_flynn_salon_640x450

A little pampering

Treat yourself to a pamper session in our hair and beauty salon or a sweet treat in the shop. 

Large-220119RymanCareResidents1 640x450

Relax and connect

Lounge and dining areas provide spaces to relax and enjoy mealtimes. The food tastes great and the social interaction is good for the soul.

care-amenities-3_53Q3330

Calm spaces

Tranquil indoor and outdoor spaces dedicated to our care residents will allow you to relax and meet with family and friends.

Village location

What's in the neighbourhood?

Waitatarua Reserve placer-640x450 (1)

Brimbank Park

Less than 400m from Kealba Village you find walking tracks that lead into Maribyrnong Valley Parklands featuring Brimbank Park and Horseshoe Bend Farm. The parklands offer the ideal settings for picnics, walks along the extensive network of trails, fishing, canoeing and bird watching.

bigstock-aqua swim-158759063 640x450

Out & about

The Bowery Theatre in St Albans is a hub for creative arts and cultural events, and the new Brimbank Aquatic and Wellness Centre is due to open in mid-2022 to replace the current St Albans Leisure Centre. Plus, Keilor Central is close by offering 62 speciality stores. 

bigstock-Melbourne Freeway-323032561 640x450

Convenient location

Kealba is only a 15-minute drive away from Melbourne airport. This location is also close to Sunshine Hospital and Victoria University (St Albans campus).