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The Banksia at Garden Village Boutique Apartments

Brand new and beautifully designed The Banksia is Port Macquarie’s newest contemporary independent retirement living apartment complex. Experience the goodwill and care of the Garden Village community whilst enjoying your independence in a sophisticated sanctuary – The Banksia.

The Banksia Apartments are all sold. Contact us for the Prospectus and Application Documents to join the waitlist.  

The Banksia at Garden Village is situated in the heart of Port Macquarie and offers retirees a choice of sophisticated one and two bedroom apartments.

Designed for your comfort, accessibility and independence, The Banksia promises future residents stylish modern apartment living central to the shops, eateries and attractions of Port Macquarie.

Experience the benefits of our new boutique, contemporary and smart residences, proudly part of the Garden Village portfolio. 

Our location – The Banksia,

7 Garden Crescent, Port Macquarie

Prominently positioned on the corner of Hastings River Drive and Garden Crescent, The Banksia is located within the friendly and vibrant Garden Village community. A short drive and walking distance to Port Macquarie CBD, shops, clubs, beaches and coastal walks. Medical facilities are close by and the Port Base Hospital a ten minute drive.


Thoughtful and contemporary design

Thoughtfully designed with modern fixtures, fittings and finishes you’ll feel instantly at home at The Banksia.

The Banksia Apartments features:

  • 30 two bedroom apartments
  • 5 one bedroom apartments
  • A Wellbeing Centre 
  • BBQ and alfresco courtyard
  • A Cyber Hub
  • Underground parking
  • Maintenance free, smart living for your convenience

Request a prospectus

You can request a copy of our prospectus by contacting our Retirement Living Team. 

The Banksia Kitchen

Your Coastal Haven

Welcome to Birpai Country. We acknowledge Birpai people as the traditional custodians of the land and pay respect to elders past, present and emerging. Port Macquarie located on the Mid North Coast is well known for its relaxed coastal feel and warm temperate climate.

Picturesque beaches and easy stroll walkways along the Hastings River offer plenty of spots to enjoy good food and coffee. As one of Australia’s favourite holiday destinations, Port Macquarie is a wonderful place to enjoy retirement and for family and friends to visit.

Available Homes

303 The Banksia

Price  $424,000  New to the market, is this one bedroom north-facing apartment in the brand new Banksia complex – perfect for a single person.  Prominently …

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The Buyer Process Explained

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Our Communities

The Banksia offer independent retirement living for over 55’s. Residents are welcome to be involved with our vibrant Garden Village Communities. 

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Health & Wellbeing

Local health and wellbeing options abound and Garden Village residents have access to two gyms, onsite fitness programs and a heated hydrotherapy pool.

Start a conversation with our Retirement Living Coordinator


We understand that most people have a home to sell in order to facilitate their move to Garden Village.  Therefore, once you have paid your deposit on the apartment of your choice, we will hold the apartment for a period of 3 months giving you time to sell your current home.

Simple matters will be dealt with straight away and politely so that everyone is happy with the solution.

Once you have chosen your apartment, the deposit payable by you is $20,000.  In the unlikely event you decide not to proceed this deposit is fully refundable.  If you do proceed to settlement, the $20,000 forms part of your overall ingoing contribution.

No – there is no Stamp Duty payable

Residents in The Banksia will pay a Recurrent Charge of $633.88* (per apartment) a month.  The Recurrent Charge is billed monthly and debited directly from your nominated bank account.

Note: *The Recurrent Charge is reviewed annually and presented to the residents for consideration and approval.

The Recurrent Charge covers the costs associated with the day-to-day operation of the Village including, but not limited to:

  • Wages
  • General maintenance 
  • Grounds maintenance
  • Council rates
  • Common area cleaning and electricity
  • Rubbish removal
  • Insurance
  • Emergency call monitoring

You will be responsible for:

  • Electricity 
  • Water usage
  • Telephone / internet
  • Contents insurance

Each Banksia apartment includes the follow:

  • Dishwasher (drawer)
  • Grab rails (in bathrooms)
  • Clothes dryer
  • Curtains and/or blinds
  • Emergency call buttons (x2)

Each Banksia apartment includes the follow:

  • Dishwasher (drawer)
  • Grab rails (in bathrooms)
  • Clothes dryer
  • Curtains and/or blinds
  • Emergency call buttons (x2)

Located close to The Banksia are a number of clotheslines available for use by residents.  In order to maintain the overall appearance of the building, residents are not permitted to hang washing on their balconies.  A clothes-dryer is provided in each apartment.

In order to maintain a peaceful environment for all to enjoy, other than a fish, pets are not permitted within the Garden Village community.

Garden Village is an approved home care provider.  Our experienced and dedicated team of professionals can assist residents to remain living in their homes for as long as possible by providing:


  • Cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Meals
  • Personal care
  • Medication management
  • Social and Wellness support


If or when the time comes whereby you require a level of care that can no longer be provided in your independent living unit, we will do our best to assist you to relocate to our onsite aged care facility.  A move to the aged care facility would be dependent on an assessment and bed availability.

Staying connected with family and friends is encouraged and important to your overall wellbeing.  Approval from Management must be sought prior to any short-term (overnight) visitors.  

Yes.  Each Banksia apartment has a private balcony with direct access from your living and/or bedroom.  There is an outdoor tap and drain located on each balcony.

The solar panels will power all the common areas in The Banksia for 24/7. There are batteries in the basement that can store the power the solar panels generate.

The Banksia complex is a non-smoking environment throughout.  Residents are not permitted to smoke within their apartments or in any of the common areas.

Whilst it is our preference for all residents to be fully vaccinated, we appreciate that for some this is not either possible or preferable.  If you are not fully vaccinated you would still be able to live within our Community however you would not be able to participate in social activities or use the facilities and amenities.

Located in Port Macquarie on the NSW Mid North Coast, Garden Village is a leading Retirement Living, Aged Care, Disability and Home Care Service. As a registered not for profit we’ve provided care services to the community for over 40 years.

For more than 40 years, Garden Village has provided homes, care and support for ageing Australians on the land of the Birpai people. We pay our respects to all First Nations Ancestors, Elders and People in our community and throughout Australia. We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of Country, and their continuing connection to land, sea, culture and community.

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