From small beginnings
In 1970 ‘Elimatta’ opened as Gawler's first Independent Living Accommodation Village. We are a significant part of the Gawler community and today our not for profit organisation operates six villages with nearly 145 homes. Gawler Community Retirement Homes continues to offer the over 55's a choice of independent living options.
Our residents enjoy relaxed country living encompassing a true community spirit. Residents experience all the benefits of larger city facilities conveniently located to access major shopping facilities and medical services in the Gawler Town Centre.
Affordable living options
Resident Funded Units:
- One-bedroom with sunroom, two & three-bedroom units purchased with a licence to occupy.
- On exiting the amount returned is based on the period of the licence, together with market value of the property at the time in accordance with the licence agreement.
- Prices vary depending on size and location.
- A weekly services fee is charged.
Subsidised Entry Units:
- One & two-bedroom and one-bedroom with sun room.
- A non-refundable incoming contribution with a licence to occupy.
- A weekly services fee is charged.
- Prices on enquiry.
Services fee covers Building and Public Liability insurance, council rates, sewer and water rates and charges, Emergency Services levy. Maintaining common areas and gardens inc. security lighting. Plus all repairs and maintenance of the units; also a 24/7 emergency maintenance service.
You can become a resident by signing a Registration of Interest on your choice of home, paying a deposit and your home is secured. If your agreement is made subject to selling an existing home your deposit is fully refunded if not sold.
Can I still garden?
Residents are welcome to add a personal touch to the front of their home as long as it is in keeping with the policies of the village.
Can I have a pet?
We have a no pet policy, however a new resident may be allowed to bring an existing pet into the village subject to management approval.
Can I make improvements to my home?
Improvements can be made with approval from the administration. On termination of your contract, items purchased by you for such improvements may be removed at your cost and the home restored to its original condition.
Gawler Community Retirement Homes offers units in six villages at:
Elimatta: 1-7 Fotheringham Tce and 14, 16, 18, 27 & 30 Tod St, Gawler
Governor Gawler: 11 Hutchinson Rd, Gawler East
Governor Daly: 4A & 20 Daly St, Gawler East
Dawes: 3 & 5 Lyndoch Rd, Gawler East
Vin Rice: Cnr David & Daly Sts, Gawler East
James Martin: 19 Dawkins Ave, Willaston
Visit our office at James Martin Village, Willaston and discuss your options with our friendly staff, who will be happy to organise an inspection for you. The office is open Monday to Thursday 9am - 4.30pm; also open most Fridays.
Please send enquiry via the 'Send Enquiry' button above or contact us by phone on the above number.
Additional details: Total units are across six sites in Gawler, Gawler East and Willaston
Under Deposit - but can still be viewed
***New Contract or Finance options available - $100,000 (Special Conditions) to $169,950 (Fully Licenced)***
"No Services Fee for the first six months - if purchased at full price"
New unit in a very desirable location in the heart of Gawler. Walking distance to the main street; only 100m from Gawler Foodland. Close to public transport and part of a long established retirement village.
Unit features a large living area as well as a separate sunroom; the bedroom incl. a large built-in robe. A modern kitchen includes ceramic cooktop, stainless steel under bench oven, range hood, mixer tap, pantry cupboard and a flat breakfast bar.
Has its own fully fenced, paved courtyard for privacy with colourbond fencing and 3000L water tank. There is also a secure garage for this unit, which includes an automatic roller door with remote control.
Other features include ducted reverse cycle a/c, instantaneous gas h/w, bathroom/laundry with vanity and trough, shower screen & door. It is also ready for NBN rollout.
Services fee covers council rates, water rates, emergency services levy, building & liability insurance, all maintenance of unit and common areas. Plus a 24/7 emergency maintenance service.
Ask us how we may be able to assist with ongoing payment options to help you to purchase.
"Now Under Deposit - but can still be viewed"
Featuring three bedrooms the main with wir and the others with sliding robes. There are two living areas, with a front lounge room and large family/dining area.
Modern kitchen, including new overhead cupboards, ceramic cooktop & rangehood, also wall oven, and microwave provision plus a walk in pantry.
Two-way bathroom with vanity and shower screen; plus a vanity area and separate toilet. The laundry has an additional toilet, and access to the garage. There is also a large linen/broom cupboard in the hallway.
The home will have new tiles and carpets as well as new blinds. There are two split system reverse cycle a/c units, in the lounge and family/dine areas; plus ceiling fans in the bedroom.
Rear verandah, with a neat courtyard and garden; also a garden shed and water tank.. The single garage is umr with an auto panel lift door and secure internal access.
Vin Rice Village is behind the council (near Fasta Pasta) car park. It is very handy not only to the main street, but also Gawler Central railway station.
Maintenance Fee is $106.00pw, which covers council & water rates, emergency levy, building & public liability insurance, maintenance (inc. 24/7 emergency no.) and village maintenance and administration.
Contact Peter or Lyn at the GCRH office on 8523 4255 to find out more or to make an appointment to view. Or send us an email and we'll get in touch with you.
Three Bedroom home situated in a popular and charming village in Gawler East. Situated very close to the Gawler Health service, Governor Gawler Village was built in 2004. Overlooks lawned area with rotunda.
This home features a large living area with a well appointed kitchen, inc.a walk-in pantry and overhead cupboards (to be installed), to include rangehood and ceramic cooktop. The main bedroom has a walk-in robe; there is also a sliding door robe in bedroom 2. There is a two-way bathroom, along with separate vanity area and toilet; while the large laundry has a second toilet.
The single attached garage is big enough to allow for some additional storage and has secure internal access. There is a rear courtyard area, which features a good size gable roof verandah, awnings, water tank and neat gardens.
Features split system reverse cycle airconditioning; plus it has a security system. It has NBN connection and this is fibre to the house.
The maintenance fee is $106 per week; this covers,all administration expenses, Council Rates, all Water Rates, Emerg Services Levy, Building & Public Liability Insurance, all maintenance expenses, maintenance of the village grounds and front gardens, plus a 24/7 emergency maintenance service.
GCRH operates under the Retirement Villages Act 2016 and is a not-for-profit organisation.
Contact Peter or Lyn on 088523 4255 or by email to arrange an inspection.
Three Bedroom home situated in a popular and charming village in Gawler East. Very close to the Gawler Health service, Governor Gawler Village was built in 2004.
This home features a large living area with a well-appointed kitchen, inc.a walk-in pantry and overhead cupboards (to be installed). The main bedroom has a walk-in robe; there is also a sliding door robe in bedroom 2. Includes a two-way bathroom, along with separate vanity area and toilet; while the large laundry has a second toilet.
The single attached garage is big enough to allow for some additional storage and has secure internal access. There is a rear courtyard area, which features a verandah, water tank and established gardens. Established bushes along side of house.
Features split system reverse cycle air-conditioning; plus it has a security system. It has NBN connected and this is fibre to the house.
The Services Fee covers administration expenses, Council Rates, all Water Rates, Emerg Services Levy, Building & Public Liability Insurance, all maintenance expenses, maintenance of the village grounds and front gardens, plus a 24/7 emergency maintenance service.($304,950)