Living Choice Leisure Lea Gardens
Marsfield, Sydney NSW
At Leisure Lea Gardens we’ve found the perfect recipe for a great retirement that ticks all the boxes – Living Well, Location, Luxury and Lifestyle!
Add a home-style, on-site kitchen where tasty meals are prepared three times daily, plus caring, supportive staff who are always there when you need them, and you can rest assured that you have found the perfect mix for a happy retirement.
Leisure Lea Gardens retirement community is located in the City of Ryde (northern suburbs of Sydney), conveniently located only 2.5kms away from Macquarie Shopping Centre.
The choice of Independent or Supported Living apartments
There is a wide choice of affordable retirement apartments at Leisure Lea Gardens, from compact, modern apartments suitable for those who require extra care and support, to spacious, two-bedroom apartments ideal for active retirees. Each apartment is designed within a beautifully landscaped setting to promote maximum independence and minimum maintenance.
If you or your loved one requires extra care, choosing a Supported Living apartment may be the better option. These attractive apartments offer all the same quality features as our Independent Living apartments but are usually smaller and easier to manage. They are also located close to the dining-room, community centre, village facilities and administration staff.
Many extra services are available with our Supported Living package, including apartment cleaning, bed-making, a laundry service and meal deliveries. Retirement living has never been so easy!
Take a bow, Leisure Lea Gardens’ staff members
We receive many lovely testimonials from family members of residents at Leisure Lea Gardens and, during these difficult times, they really lift the spirits of our staff members. Here is one we received from Susan Burgis this week:
“As you are aware, my parents, Clive and Jean Pringle, moved to Leisure Lea Gardens Retirement Village in Marsfield from the Central Coast 12 months ago. I am thankful to my daughter, Chelsea Gordon, who found your village and orchestrated the move. The settling-in period and subsequent interest and care for my parents has been outstanding. I cannot thank you and your staff enough. “All of your staff are joyful and they go the extra mile in so many ways. I hear about Juliet, Linda, Stephen, Joel, Robert, Ramani, Wendy, Neil and Claude regularly. The visits to Dr Bob are always positive, and his personal care and understanding of my parents' health is evident. The nurses have also been very supportive, diligently visiting my parents to check on their health at various times over the year.
“The meals are varied and delicious and the option of ordering meals is a great support to my Mum. The staff have even helped my highly motivated 87-year-old father to continue his hobby of potting plants. Dad also enjoys the gym and is a regular on the well-kept equipment. They have enjoyed the Friday Happy Hour and the many entertaining shows that have been put on during the year.
“They have also been thankful to be able to attend the monthly Church Service and Mum has made some new friends to link with at the Thursday Craft Afternoons. Walks around the block have been conducted during COVID restrictions and this has also been positive for Mum. The beautifully well-kept gardens are always a joy, and Mum and Dad and their visitors enjoy walking through the different flowers as the seasons change. “During these unusually isolating times, it is wonderful to know that my parents are very well cared for. To hear that they are feeling so happy at Leisure Lea Gardens really warms my heart. Please pass this letter of thanks to your staff.”
A wonderful lifestyle awaits at Leisure Lea Gardens
Whether it’s enjoying a delicious meal with fellow residents or family members in the dining-room, or going on regular excursions organised by the Social Committee, residents enjoy a wonderful lifestyle at Leisure Lea Gardens.
Become a VIP Member
If you want to experience the lifestyle and take advantage of the services on offer, you are welcome to become a VIP Member, receive a VIP Member Card, and take part in some of the activities on offer before you decide whether Leisure Lea Gardens is the right retirement village for you. Click here to see the list of activities.
The village has an excellent location on Epping Road with Macquarie Shopping Centre only 2.5kms away. The centre boasts 360 stores, including David Jones, Myer, Target, Big W and Coles, Woolworths and Aldi supermarkets.
Facilities at Leisure Lea Gardens
With plenty of experience in both European and South East Asian cuisine, the residents are able to enjoy a varied menu prepared by head chef Neil Senanayake three times daily. Neil has worked in renowned hotels such as the Sheraton Wentworth and the Sydney Renaissance and has also worked as a Chef Manager for various catering companies.
BBQ and Courtyard
The beautiful, award-winning gardens at Leisure Lea Gardens provide the perfect backdrop for the BBQ and Courtyard area. Located near the restaurant, it’s the perfect place to catch up with friends and family, enjoy a summer BBQ or garden party or simply read a book.
The village has its own raised veggie and herb garden and residents are encouraged to be involved in planting, nurturing and enjoying all the fresh produce that is available all year round. There is also a shaded outdoor area where residents can gather for a drink and a chat, or simply enjoy the lovely surrounds.
Lounge and library
The lounge and coffee area is always a hive of activity, with residents playing cards, enjoying a cuppa, having a drink or two at Happy Hour or simply looking for a new book to read in the library. The lounge overlooks the village gardens and is the perfect place to catch up with friends.
Activities at Leisure Lea Gardens
Shopping & excursions
Buses run right past the village’s front gate and Epping Station is close by, so it’s easy to take part in all the social, recreational, sporting and shopping activities on offer in the local area. Village transport is available to shops, clubs and medical appointments.
Sport & Fitness
There are many sporting clubs close by, including bowls clubs and the North Ryde Golf Club, where a number of residents play golf. Free exercise classes are held twice a week and table tennis, indoor bowls, a gymnasium and Zumba Gold are available in the newly renovated Atrium area.
Popular hairdresser Lucy Minnicino has been providing on-site hairdressing services three times a week for many years and you can always hear plenty of laughter coming from her salon. A beautician and massage therapist also offers appointments every Monday.
There’s always something to do at Leisure Lea Gardens – the Afternoon Cuppa Club, bingo, cards, church services, craft, darts, happy hour, Mahjong, monthly birthday parties, movie afternoons, scrabble, snooker, table tennis and trivia.
Care and Supported Living at Leisure Lea Gardens
Leisure Lea Gardens is renowned for its wonderful, caring staff and both residents and their families can relax, secure in the knowledge that they or their loved ones will receive the best care and support.
The Living Choice Home Care Program enables residents to stay in their village home for as long as possible and not be moved prematurely to Residential Aged Care. Both Independent Living and Supported Living apartments are available, offering a high level of services and support.
Personal Care Assistants are available at Leisure Lea Gardens to provide a wide range of services such as dispensing Webster Packs, showering, applying creams and eye drops, bed-making, personal washing and ironing. Staff members are also on hand to take residents shopping or to medical appointments.
At Leisure Lea Gardens every resident has a Vital Call pendant which when activated, alerts a first aid trained staff member on-site. The staff member will decide on treatment or hospitalisation via ambulance if necessary. A Vital Call button is also installed in the resident's bathroom.
General Practitioner Dr Bob Sebesfi consults at Leisure Lea Gardens retirement village on Mondays and Wednesdays, Podiatrist Donna Chalmers visits on Thursdays and Pathologist Douglas Hanly Moir visits on Wednesdays. There is also a chemist script service.
Access to Home Care
As an Approved Provider, Living Choice Home Care provides residents with nursing, household, cleaning, shopping, transport and personal care services, either through a Government subsidy or on a user-pays basis. Contact Living Choice Home Care team on (02) 4047 8025 ext. 1702 for more details.
Supported Living - Serviced retirement apartments
At Leisure Lea Gardens we offer both Independent and Supported Living retirement apartments. Supported Living, otherwise known as Assisted Living or Serviced Apartments offer the ideal choice when you need a little extra support without compromising your independence or freedom.
Unlike aged care, Supported Living apartments offer you the benefits of a hotel style service with Personal Care Assistants helping you as needed whilst allowing you to maintain your privacy. You can choose a range of options enabling you to stay independent and not prematurely enter an Aged Care Facility.
To view the Assisted Living apartments at Leisure Lea Gardens currently for sale please see SL listings on the homes available page. Alternatively, if you have any questions or wish to take a tour call our friendly staff.
You may have to pay a departure fee when you leave this village which may impact on the share of any capital gains received when leaving the village.
Please note: Our homes are not available to rent.
Living Choice Leisure Lea Gardens
201-207 Epping Road, Marsfield
If you’re interested in our Marsfield retirement community, Anna and Linda can assist in showing you the wonderful facilities and properties on offer.
Leisure Lea Gardens is open for inspections daily by appointment.
BOOK A TOUR
Phone Anna or Linda on
(02) 8878 4903
or use this contact form
You may have to pay a departure fee when you leave this village which may impact on the capital gains received.