Amberfield's 400 sectional title units are situated on our established grounds, boasting lots of indigenous trees and beautiful open spaces.
Our main administrative building houses our office, kitchen, dining room, lounges, snooker room, library, salon & function rooms. This building is linked to our care centre.
For residents that choose stay as long as possible in their units, before considering coming into our care centre, there is an option to make use of trained caregivers for overnight or daily care. We also have facilities to provide cleaning, laundry & meals.
Should a resident have a more serious medical condition there is a private hospital 2kms from Amberfield. This facility is fully equipped, including an x-ray section and an operating theatre. The hospital complex includes local doctors/specialists and is also serviced by visiting specialists from Pietermaritzburg.
Many dentists, physiotherapists, chiropractors and other medical related professionals are based in Howick, which is very convenient for our residents.
The emphasis at Amberfield is for residents to enjoy their retirement the way they want to. There are a number of social and other activities to join in on.
In house facilities include:
- Snooker room
- Hair Salon
- function rooms
- large dining room
- large lounge area
- free wifi for residents in the main centre
- Weekly courtesy bus to the huge Midlands Mall shopping and cinema complex (20 minutes away)
- Exercise classes (a small fee is payable)
- Film shows
- Musical evenings
- A choir and repertory group
- Activity clubs
- Guest speakers on interesting topics
- Quiz evenings
- Arts & crafts activities & exhibitions
- Bible Study groups
- Weekly church services given by various denominations
See more of our beautiful village in the video below:
Howick is situated about 27 km north of Pietermaritzburg. It is approximately 5 hours driving time from Johannesburg and 70 minutes from Durban.
There is a modern fully equipped private hospital less than 2 kms from Amberfield and a new private hospital at Hilton which is about 10 kms away. The town enjoys the services of many general practitioners and specialists in all medical disciplines. We also have several dental practices and 3 pharmacies. Churches of all denominations are well established and weekly church services are held in Amberfield.
Howick has two hotels and, being on the well known Midland Meander route, there is accommodation for visitors available at the many B & B establishments in this area. We have a full complement of banks, supermarkets and many other stores.
Directions from Johannesburg:
Coming from Johannesburg along the N3 you take the Howick North / Tweedie off ramp. Turn left off the off ramp and follow the main road to Howick. After you pass through two robots you will come to a large field on your right. At this field you turn left into Gush Avenue. Take the second road right into Mare Street and turn left into Amberfield Retirement Village.
Directions from Durban:
Coming from Durban along the N3 you take the Howick North / Tweedie off ramp. Turn right off the off ramp (over the bridge) and follow the main road to Howick. After you pass through two robots you will come to a large field on your right. At this field you turn left into Gush Avenue. Take the second road right into Mare Street and turn left into Amberfield Retirement Village.