Frequently Asked Questions
About Tudor Village Lilydale
If you are looking for a quality retirement village in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs, Tudor Village Lilydale could be your new home. In this picturesque village, set on 26 acres of beautiful gardens and parkland, you’ll find a relaxed, fulfilling lifestyle. An ideal place for over 55s who love the regional beauty of the Yarra Valley and a friendly village community they can call their own. When you live in our Tudor Village community, you can enjoy a completely independent, active life, free from routine responsibilities. Our new Community Centre will feature a heated indoor swimming pool, hair salon, library, computer facilities, professional suites for doctors, physiotherapists and podiatrists who visit to take care of your entertainment, relaxation and health.
Why should I move to Tudor Village Lilydale?
When you join the Tudor Village community, it will feel like you have joined an extended family. With more choices and freedom than ever before you can make the most of everything life has to offer:
- Enjoy a completely independent active life among like-minded people.
- Security and peace of mind guaranteed in our high-quality, spacious and private homes.
- Shopping, medical facilities and amenities of Lilydale within easy reach.
- Travel with ease using our free village bus services.
- Choose from a huge range of daily activities and events in our beautiful village setting.
- Plenty of space and privacy for your visitors and guests.
- Local, friendly management team who can respond quickly to your needs.
- Find an enlivened community of friends who make the most out of their retirement.
Who is Pinnacle Living?
Pinnacle Living is a Melbourne based, family owned company run by a team of property design, development and management experts. We started in 2004 with Tudor Village Lilydale, and followed in 2008 with Yarrbat Place Balwyn and Bellarine Springs in 2014.
Pinnacle Living specialises in creating and managing vibrant, high quality retirement communities. Our aim is to offer the best standards of quality in our homes, facilities, staff and services. We strive to meet the individual needs and desires of our residents by responding quickly and positively to ensure their comfort, happiness and peace of mind.
What kind of accommodation is available at Tudor Village?
Tudor Village offers self-contained and independent living homes. The Village currently has 15 styles of homes, ranging from 77 m2 to 165 m2 in size. Homes in Tudor Village Lilydale are designed to have elements picking up on the Tudor style of architecture, whilst maintaining a mixed and varied type of appearance to enhance individuality of units.
Who can live at Tudor Village Lilydale?
Tudor Village Lilydale is for independently capable people over 55 or those who are retired from full time employment, and their partners. You will live in a community of likeminded people who look for an easy, relaxing lifestyle that’s full of variety, warm friendships and peace of mind.
Can I get help with cleaning and housekeeping?
If you would like some extra help with looking after your home we can guide you about the type of services and facilities or options that may be available through the Council or other Health and Aged Care providers.
I know Tudor Village Lilydale is in a great location, but what happens when I choose not to drive anymore?
All residents at all times have access to Tudor Village’s own bus, offering a regular scheduled service for shopping, social and cultural outings, and transport to health services. Plus there is a public bus stop at the front of the village, and we are only minutes away from the Lilydale train station if you want to travel into the city for example.
Can I bring my pet?
Yes, pets are welcome at Tudor Village Lilydale as long as they won’t be a nuisance to other residents. Our policy requires that dogs be kept on a leash throughout the Village and that cats are contained within your home or backyard.
Can I rent or share my home?
Sorry, but renting or sharing your home is not allowed (for example holiday exchanges).
Can I have a friend or family member to stay?
Your guests are always welcome at Tudor Village Lilydale and can share in enjoying the facilities and activities with you while in the Village. You must stay with your guests while they are in your home, or any other part of the village. You can arrange for guests to stay with you by letting the Village Manager know of their arrival and departure so that we are aware of who is in the village. They can stay for up to a month in any calendar year.
What medical and health services do you offer?
Your health and well-being is our main priority and we offer the following services in our Community Centre:
- Visiting Doctors
- Podiatry/foot massage
You can also choose to visit one of the medical clinics and doctors in the area.
What else should I know?
Deciding where to live in your retirement years requires a lot of thought and sound professional advice. Consumer Affairs Victoria have produced a guide called “Retirement villages – Guide to choosing and living in a retirement village” . This guide can be helpful in deciding if a retirement village is the right option for you. It also provides impartial information on your rights and responsibilities while you live in your retirement village. We provide you with a free copy for your reference when you visit our sales office. We recommend that you use this as a reference guide and take it with you whenever you conduct your research. You can also access this guide online: click here (PDF).
The Team at Tudor Village Lilydale
Note: All information shown is correct at time of publishing and may change without notice.