Fairway Gardens retirement community is in Macksville NSW, conveniently situated halfway between Sydney and Brisbane. The town is uniquely positioned between the mountains and the sea on the picturesque Nambucca River.
The River is wide and clear and as a result, it is perfect for recreational opportunities such as sailing, canoeing and fishing. The natural coastline is striking and the nearby beaches are some of the most picturesque in Australia.
The Mid North Coast area is rich in history and adjacent to some truly stunning National Parks, perfect for bushwalking, bird watching or just feeling closer to nature.
In addition, Macksville offers a range of tasty food products and historic country pubs. Be sure to immerse yourself in the history of the river and local towns. Experience the diverse artistic culture. Or visit one of the many museums, galleries and markets.
Most importantly, Macksville offers easy access tp the Coffs Harbour Airport and TrainLink at Macksville, easy access to medical facilities and ample shopping opportunities.
A short 5-minute drive from Fairway Gardens, the Macksville Shopping Precinct hosts a range of retail stores, banking facilities, and Supermarkets to meet all your daily shopping needs.
For those who enjoy browsing in original stores, Macksville really delivers! Nambucca River Antiques, located on the picturesque River Road is fondly referred to by locals as ‘the shop with beautiful things’. Remnant Basket, a specialty fabric store, also on River Road, is a treasure trove for patch-workers and quilters with displays, materials and even classes on offer.
A short drive from Macksville is Nambucca Plaza, boasting numerous popular franchise outlets such as Priceline, Millers Fashion Club and The Reject Shop.
Sawtell’s tree lined main street, is 40 minutes from Macksville and hosts a wide range of boutique shops and cafes. Just a few kilometers further down the road is Toormina Gardens which offers Aldi, Kmart, a local art gallery and various other retail outlets.
Fairway Gardens is conveniently located in close proximity to town bus routes, with several services a day. The Macksville Train Station is a short 4 minutes’ drive away, with daily services to Sydney and Brisbane.
The busiest and largest regional airport in New South Wales, Coffs Harbour Airport is located just 40 minutes from Macksville. Direct flights operate to and from Sydney and Brisbane daily with several direct flights to Melbourne weekly.
There are four operators: QantasLink, Tigerair, Virgin Australia and Fly Corporate, servicing the region.
From Sydney or Brisbane, the drive along the Legendary Pacific Coast to Macksville is about 5 h 30 min.
Star Street Medical Centre, located just a few minutes from Fairway Gardens is a highly regarded accredited medical practice, with 9 different Medical
Practitioners operating on the premises. Macksville District Hospital, a 61 bed, level 3, rural hospital is a 6-minute drive from Fairway Gardens.
Nambucca Valley Care Group located just 5 minutes away provide Allied Health and In-Home Care. Click here to learn more:
Nestled on the beautiful Nambucca River, Macksville is a superb spot for fishing, canoeing and waterskiing.
For vivid insights into pioneering life, visit the local Mary Boulton Pioneer Cottage and Museum. You can also learn about Aboriginal heritage with Unkya Local Aboriginal land Council Eco Tours, which offers a beach and bush walking tour of enchanting Gaagal Wanggaan National Park.
The Nambucca River Festival is held annually in November and Macksville’s River Street is transformed into a vibrant entertainment precinct, where you can taste locally produced wine and food. The river showcases water sports and is a gallery of light-sculpture lanterns at night.
Just a short drive from Fairway Gardens is Valley of the Mist, a working Bush Tucker farm set in 47 hectares of beautiful bush land forest. Valley of the Mist is also a wetland wildlife sanctuary of over 77 hectares of rare pristine east coast wetlands.
Fairway Gardens has the unique benefit of offering residents direct access to Macksville Country Club (MCC). Commonly referred to by locals as “The friendly club” the MCC has a Bowls Club, Golf Club and Social Club. Donnas Place is a licensed restaurant at the MCC and provides delicious, reasonably priced cafe style food for lunch weekdays (except Monday), evening meals Friday and Saturday.
The Macksville Golf Course features a unique 10-hole golf course with 18 alternating tees. The beautiful fairways, well maintained greens and abundant wildlife make for an enjoyable and interesting 18 holes. Regular social and competition days are held with great prizes. Twilight Golf is also available during daylight savings months and after 3pm every day.
The Macksville Bowls Club boasts two well maintained bowling greens that are situated on the crest of the hill, surrounded by tall gum trees and overlooking the spectacular Macksville hinterland. The club holds regular competitions, hosts regional pennants rounds and also caters to social lawn bowls, barefoot bowls in the warmer months and charity bowls events.
With arguably one of the most sought after climates in Australia, Macksville is situated on the Mid North Coast of NSW and is known for its year round inviting weather. With average yearly temperatures of roughly 20 degrees celsius and year-round sunny weather a common occurrence, Fairway Gardens is a place you will long to call home.
With a modern coastal façade, and high quality finishes, the well-appointed villas combine stylish open-plan designs with quality features and fittings, creating the ultimate in luxurious living.