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Benefits of a large village without the fuss

Hansen Close is set in a quiet street in Birkenhead with charming gardens and lovely neighbours.

Residents are entitled to use the amenities and facilities at Selwyn Village

Although not close in location to Selwyn Village, the villas are close in spirit. 

  • large, multi-function recreation room with indoor bowls, snooker, pool and table tennis
  • gymnasium, lap pool and spa
  • outdoor petanque court
  • bar and lounge for socialising and enjoying drinks with neighbours and friends
  • function room with bar for private entertainment
  • cinema for viewing movies, Sky TV available in the Community Centre
  • Café on Lichfield open for lunch and dinner
  • private library and lounge area complete with computers and free Internet access
  • craft room and art studio for creative and artistic pursuits
  • Blokes’ shed for those wishing to pursue hobbies
  • gift shop, mini market, opportunity shop, ASB bank and hair salon
  • the Chapel of Christ the King with regular worship services
  • public bus service running through the village, connecting to central and eastern Auckland
  • on request buggy-service, for residents who require transport around the village
  • vegetable garden plots
Services & activities

The Selwyn Village Resident Hospitality staff organise and run activities such as speakers, dance groups, fitness classes, entertainers, offsite trips and visits, crafts, leisure pursuits and soirées. The active Residents’ Council also organises activities for residents. As a resident of Hansen Close and Selwyn House you are welcome to join in with any of the activities.

Handyman services are available, but meals catering, cleaning, laundry and laundry services must be purchased from outside if they are required.