The many joys of inner-city retirement

Starts at 60 regularly showcases retirement living possibilities for readers looking to take that important next step. Here’s a premium option for Melbourne readers who want to maintain an active city life.

For some, the ideal retirement is quiet and relaxed: a community by the beach; a comfortable suburban house; a countryside retirement community.

But for those who enjoy a livelier city lifestyle, living inner city gives you easy access to: the social cafe meet-ups; the amazing fine dining; the bustling arts scene; the gorgeous architecture and design; the chances to pursue practically absolutely any hobby or interest.

Rathdowne Place, by Australian Unity, offers a premium, active lifestyle in the heart of Carlton, less than three kilometres from Melbourne’s CBD.

Thoughtfully designed by internationally acclaimed architects Fender Katsalidis, The Residences offers 2 and 3 bedroom apartments and penthouses for those looking to enter the next stage of their life in true comfort.

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Click here to learn more about the range of benefits Rathdowne Place can offer in retirement.

Moving to Rathdowne Place is not just a simple change of living arrangements but a fundamental shift to an easier, more enjoyable lifestyle.

Free your days from routine chores and choose from a range of extra services such as cleaning, laundry and maintenance. You’ve worked hard for your retirement; now you’ll be able to enjoy it on your terms.


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The benefits don’t end there. Group Classes, Massage and Natural Therapies at The Wellbeing Centre are just a few of the ways in which this incredibly versatile team can make your life easier.

Best of all, this support can be personalised to your exact preferences and health needs in the years to come. Whether it’s an occasional helping hand or a larger level of personal care, you’ll have all the support you need to maintain your Melbourne city lifestyle for many years to come. 

Click here to learn more about the diverse inner-city retirement lifestyle Rathdowne Place can offer or simply call 1300 160 170.

This post is sponsored by Australian Unity. It was written as we believe it delivers valuable retirement living insights to the Starts at 60 community. For more information, please visit the Rathdowne Place website.