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The JASMAX difference

Jasmax is a leading New Zealand group of architects who share our values and have taken the opportunity to create one of the country’s best retirement villages here in Christchurch. There is no other community or building like this. It is truly unique for the city of Christchurch and for New Zealand.

Space to live well!

If you’re looking for personal space, each apartment will provide outlooks over 900 sqm of parkland, all designed to be inter-connected by beautiful timber decking and walkways around the garden.

Common areas offer a café, bar, dining area, communal lounge, gas fire, creative room for crafts and an entertaining lounge and projector screen. Our library with computers and broadband is also available for everyone.

We’ll host market days on the lawn amongst our seasonal gardens and fruit trees. Our outdoor entertaining area has a built-in BBQ and pizza oven, a fireplace, blokes’ shed, bowling green and raised garden beds.

Living well also means living the way you want to!

Premium 1 brm apartment

Premium 1 Bedroom

Floor 70 Sqm including balcony - Spacious, warm and light, these one bedroom, one bathroom apartment homes have an open plan kitchen, dining and living area, laundry and indoor/outdoor balcony/patio with garden outlook.

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Premium 2 brm apartment

Premium 2 Bedroom

Floor 87 Sqm including balcony/patio - Warm, light and very spacious, these two bedroom apartments have one bathroom and separate toilet/powder room, walk-through built-in wardrobe, open plan kitchen, dining and living area, laundry and indoor/outdoor balcony/patio with garden outlook.

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Premium 3 brm apartment

Premium 3 Bedroom

Floor 103 Sqm including balcony/patio - This large, warm three bedroom apartment (or 2 bedroom with large study), has one bathroom (walk through built-in wardrobe), an extra toilet/powder room, open plan kitchen, dining and living area, laundry, balcony and lovely garden outlook.

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Premium 2 brm 2 balcony plus study apartment
Premium 2 brm 2 balcony plus study apartment

Extra Large Premium 2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, plus study

Floor 143 Sqm including two balconies/patios - This is our largest premium two bedroom apartment with two bathrooms, an extra study area, walk-in wardrobe, open plan kitchen, extra large dining/living area ideal for entertaining, laundry, storage and two balconies with garden outlooks. This apartment represents the very best available in luxury retirement living!

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The building

Cross laminated timber

The natural characteristics of cross laminated timber have provided us with a building with impressive seismic integrity and a superior earthquake rating for safety. Combined with innovative inter-locking technology, this system meets and exceeds the most demanding earthquake and seismic design requirements. For the people of Christchurch, this provides greater peace of mind, knowing these homes have the very best earthquake engineering built in, right from the start.

Thermal insulation

The exterior of the building is clad in natural Accoya timber and roofed with King Span roofing. The walls, ceiling and roof surfaces are moisture membrane sealed and insulated for sound and warmth. All building materials have been carefully sourced and integrated into the design for their unique properties, providing warm, airy and light environments.

Solar energy

Energy requirements for the main building complex will be supported by roof mounted solar panels generating up to 100kW of power. Together with the built-in thermal properties of the building, we expect energy bills to be very low.

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Floor to ceiling doors and tall windows flood our modern apartments with light and air. Living spaces are enhanced with cavity slider doors, intelligent storage systems and locally sourced natural wool carpets for warmth and comfort. Fully tiled flat floor bathrooms add both luxury and safety to all wet areas. Interior spaces are naturally insulated and energy efficient and require very little extra heating.

Interior features and inclusions
  • Indoor/outdoor balcony
  • Double glazing, LED lighting
  • Emergency call, smoke alarms
  • Fibre and TV connections
  • Built-in wardrobes, linen cupboards
  • Choice of drapes / curtains
  • Fully carpeted, quality underlay
  • Heat pump, heated towel rails
  • Two drawer contemporary vanity & mirrored cupboard
Appliances and surfaces
  • Fisher & Paykel wall oven, ceramic cook top, rangehood (Baumatic), dishdrawer, fridge/freezer, microwave, washer and dryer
  • Quality Methven tapware
  • Soft-close kitchen cabinetry and heritage hardware
  • Caesarstone bench top
  • Natural timber kitchen floor
Tiles and carpet

We have selected local Godfrey Hurst 100% New Zealand made wool carpets for all of the apartment bedrooms and living areas. Bathrooms are spacious and warm, featuring Brymac Geostone tiles with flat entry showers, glass doors and heated towel rails.

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