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The Benefits of Community Living

The benefits of living in a gated community are far reaching. There are some obvious benefits such as the peace of mind from the restricted access and physical security, as well as the facilities of course, but when talking to some of our residents it was great to hear what they thought were the biggest […]

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Clifton Old Bar Stage 3 and 4 Update

The construction team at Clifton Old Bar have never been busier! Stage 3 civil works (think roads, plumbing and power) are now completed, and a large number of Stage 3 homes are now “sprouting” up from the ground! Stage 4 civil works are also now underway, and construction of Stage 4 homes will be commencing […]

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Technology support during lockdown

Social isolation is a real challenge for people of all ages, especially with the increase in lockdowns and “stay home” orders around the country throughout COVID-19. At Clifton Lifestyle, we always look for the silver linings, so what we’d like to do in this blog is focus on the positives that have come out of […]

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Introducing Sugar Sugar

We are excited to welcome our newest home model, the beautiful Sugar Sugar. While each of our house models offers its own unique features, we are excited about the Sugar Sugar because it has been developed directly in response to client feedback! We have experienced lots of demand from our purchasers for more double garage […]

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When there’s something ‘phishy’ about that email…

With the increased reliance on technology in so many aspects of our lives, we have unfortunately seen a rise in the dark side with criminals targeting innocent people to try and illicit personal information for their own benefit through some type of scam. Whilst scammers target people of all ages and backgrounds, some scams are more […]

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Clifton Old Bar comes together for Cancer Council

Last month, Clifton put on a Biggest Morning Tea and our Old Bar residents sure stepped up, raising over $1,000 for Cancer Council! We are excited to announce that Clifton Lifestyle will be matching all funds raised, bringing the total to over $2,000 raised for this incredibly worthy cause! The morning was filled with the […]

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ANZAC Day at Clifton Old Bar

How privileged we feel this year to be able to come together both spiritually and physically to mark this important day in our calendars. We began the morning with a service at our Clifton Old Bar flagpole where the flag was dropped to half mast. Tracey had the immense honour of laying a wreath at […]

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Old Bar: Love at First Sight

The Directors of Clifton Lifestyle fell in love with the town of Old Bar at first sight, and since commencing development, it has also been love at first site! If you haven’t yet had the opportunity to explore this pocket of the Mid North Coast, allow us to share with you why it has been […]

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Focus: Good Smartphone Photos

Smart Phones have come a long way, and have now largely replaced the traditional camera as the best way to capture memories in day-to-day life… And retirement is a great opportunity to take the time to enjoy our surrounds and share our memories with others. Despite the sophistication of these wonderful handheld devices, the quality […]

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Strawberry Fields Forever

This month the spotlight is on Strawberry Fields. Starting from $314,00, it’s no wonder that this is one of our most desired homes! The Strawberry Fields is a stylish mid-sized home offering two bedrooms and one bathroom. The beautiful master bedroom features a walk-in robe and direct access to the bathroom. Raked ceilings enhance the […]

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Facebook “FOMO”

Have you ever heard the term “FOMO”? It’s one of those words that has been on the rise, especially among younger generations over the past few years. FOMO stands for “Fear Of Missing Out”, and we wanted to be sure that you have no such condition! If you haven’t already “Liked” our Clifton Old Bar […]

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A Guide to Cardio Training for Seniors

A little while ago, we wrote about the ‘Benefits of Resistance Training for Seniors’ which is a very informative (and inspiring!) read. However it’s important to know that part of an optimal health routine should incorporate both resistance training and cardio training. What is Cardio training? Cardio is one of those terms that we hear […]

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Stage 3 Momentum

There has been great excitement and lots of wonderful feedback following the announcement of the Stage 3 release at Clifton Old Bar. We have been absolutely thrilled with the response so far…it has only been a few short weeks since the stage was released, and already over half of the 29 available homes are sold […]

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A festive time of year at Clifton Old Bar

The Christmas period was a really special time at Clifton Old Bar. It was the first Christmas celebrated in our Community, and we are excited that it will set the tone for all the Christmases to come! After a big year marked by bushfires and COVID-19, plus the big step of moving homes for most […]

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A Guide to Resistance Training for Seniors

What is resistance training? Resistance training (also known as strength training), is the act of moving your body against resistance. Resistance training has been documented to improve balance and mobility, build strength and even slow down the aging process! Resistance could be from your own body weight (e.g. push ups), against gravity (e.g. squats), or […]

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Stage 3 homes now on the market

It is with much excitement that we are announcing the release of Stage 3 of Clifton Old Bar well ahead of schedule! We have experienced so much demand for homes in Stage 1 and 2, and we are absolutely delighted to now be making available for sale a further 29 home sites in Stage 3. […]

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Clifton Photo Competition

As they say, ‘A picture speaks a thousand words’, and what better way to share the sights and sounds of Clifton Old Bar and surrounds than through the eyes of our Residents. That is why we are delighted to have launched our first Clifton Old Bar Photo Competition for residents! Residents have done a wonderful […]

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Remembrance Day at Clifton

Spring seems to have gone in the blink of an eye! We have seen the community come together to celebrate birthdays, make the most of the longer sunny days and enjoy Melbourne Cup festivities together. What has been particularly touching this month was seeing the way we came together on Remembrance Day to commemorate our […]

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Your guide to Spring Cleaning

Whether you’re planning a declutter to sell and downsize your home, or wish to dust off the old cobwebs and freshen up your forever home, Spring is always a good opportunity to freshen things up. Read our 7 tips to get you on your way to a more organised, less cluttered, and cleaner home! Use […]

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Clifton Old Bar is blooming

Spring at Clifton Old Bar is an exciting time! The trees and landscaping are continuing to bloom and grow, and our new homes are “sprouting” out of the ground. Our most recent Stage 1 residents have settled happily into the neighbourhood, and we have our first group of Stage 2 residents already preparing to move […]

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August Open Weekend

Thank you to all those that came to visit us this past weekend to explore Clifton Old Bar… what a sunny and magical weekend it was! This was a great opportunity for people to tour the resort facilities and see the homes on display for themselves. We have worked hard to make our homes the […]

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10 things to do in Retirement

What do you think of when you hear the word retirement? For some it might be long walks on the beach, for others it might be taking up a new hobby or finally finding time to read that pile of books next to your bed. The circumstances of each person’s retirement is unique, but if […]

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Spotlight on Old Bar

The town of Old Bar is a hidden gem located on the Mid North Coast of NSW. It was chosen as the home to our first ever Clifton community for a reason… Just three hours north of metro Sydney, Old Bar is well known for its beautiful patrolled beach; a popular destination for swimming, surfing, […]

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Peer inside our superbly appointed homes

Most of our Stage 2 homes are sold or reserved, so be sure to contact Tracey to find out about some of the gems still available before they are all sold. If you haven’t yet had the opportunity to visit one of our display homes (virtually or in person), here are some photos to give […]

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Is retirement the right time to take up meditation?

They say retirement is the best time to take up new hobbies and do all those things you have never had time to do. So is mindfulness and meditation worth the hype, and should it be on your retirement bucket list? “Mindfulness is the quality of being present and fully engaged with whatever we’re doing at the […]

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Resort facilities in full swing

We are so lucky that the location of Clifton Old Bar means that even during the recent “lock down” our residents were able to exercise their body and minds with a morning walk along the beach. As one resident posted on Facebook, ‘It’s just so important to be active, especially at times like this’, and […]

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Key considerations when planning your retirement

Choosing a retirement plan can be overwhelming and emotional! There are so many factors to think about, and we believe that considering all aspects of this important decision is key to making the right choice. Most importantly, we recommend you consult with a financial advisor to tailor specific advice to your situation. Here we’ve compiled […]

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We care about your care

Clifton Old Bar is an independent living community, however we do recognise that there may be a time in the future when your circumstances change and you need that little extra assistance to recuperate after an illness or injury, or practical help to keep living independently in your own home. This could be as simple […]

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ANZAC Day at Clifton

Walking through Clifton Old Bar on ANZAC Day morning was a true symbol of Australian spirit, and of our Clifton community spirit. Our residents commemorated this sombre day with a dawn service holding candles outside each of their homes. We are honoured to have a number of past Servicemen amongst our community who donned their […]

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Meet our furry friends

Introducing you to some of our cutest Clifton Old Bar residents; Lucy, Lulu and Reggie, who have settled into their new surrounds and are always happy to see a friendly face pass by. Clifton Old Bar is proud to be pet friendly. To find out more about our Pet Policy, get in touch with us […]

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Top 5 tips to staying healthy at home during Covid-19

It’s very challenging being told to stay inside, and minimise our contact with the outside world. Not only does it leave most of us feeling vulnerable, but it is also easy to let our minds and bodies slide into a downhill spiral. Instead of letting this happen, we have found that a few key things […]

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The latest happenings at Clifton Old Bar

It’s been a busy first quarter for the Clifton team! Our clubhouse and communal facilities have all now been completed, and fully decked out with beautiful furniture and equipment. We are delighted with the finished results, and look forward to officially opening these up for residents’ use, once Government restrictions are lifted. In the meantime, […]

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The Wait is Over!

We are excited to welcome in the New Year with news of our very first “settlers” moving into Clifton Old Bar. The community opened officially in late December, and our first homes were completed just prior to Christmas. Our first settlers are so happy to be in their beautiful new homes, and we are looking […]

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Stage 2 Now Available for Sale

We are very excited to announce that Stage 2 of Clifton Old Bar is now officially ‘on the market’! Following enormous demand for Stage 1, we have had buyers queueing up to make reservations in Stage 2, which includes 26 new home sites. The Stage 2 civil works will be starting immediately, and we will […]

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October 2019 Update

Spring has Sprung at Clifton Old Bar. Anyone that has driven past the site recently would have seen the fantastic construction progress that has been made over the last couple of months. Exciting Construction Progress The site is a hive of activity, buildings are coming up everywhere and the community is really taking shape! The […]

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July 2019 Update

We hope that all of our friends have been staying warm throughout the winter months! It is hard to believe that we are already more than half way through the year – time has been flying so fast, and a lot has been happening at Clifton Old Bar, so we thought it was a good […]

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Recap of the Clifton Old Bar Information Seminar on April 18

With two highly informative presenters and a full house audience, our Helping Hands Information Seminar was a great success! Thank you to everyone who came along to enjoy the event at Club West on Thursday 18 April. Our first guest speaker was Simon Brislane, a Financial Information Service officer at Centrelink. His presentation walked the […]

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March 2019 Update

Display Suite now open in Taree We are very pleased to announce that our lovely new Display Suite is now open at 230 Victoria Street, Taree. If you would like to find out more about Clifton Old Bar, then please feel free to pop in and pay Tracey a visit – she would love to […]

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Key Differences between Over 55s Land Lease Communities and Retirement Villages

Wondering how Over 55s Land Lease Communities compare to Retirement Villages? We’ve got you covered. In the video below, Aged Care Gurus principal Rachel Lane explains key differences between the two. Beneath the video, we have also included extra information and links to some resources, should you wish to conduct further research.   What are […]

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Are Clifton Old Bar residents eligible for Rent Assistance?

Considering moving to Clifton Old Bar? If you are (or will be) receiving a government pension, you might be entitled to receive government rent assistance as well. This is an extra payment added onto your pension payment, which can help you to pay your weekly site fees. In the video below, Aged Care Gurus principal […]

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Snapshot of the Clifton Old Bar Information Morning event on September 12

Thank you to everyone who came along and enjoyed our recent Information Morning event at Club Old Bar. With such a positive response from everyone, and the room filled to capacity on the day, we’ve released a highlights video to give you a snapshot of the key information covered on the day. Watch the video […]

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Downsizing: Getting It Right

Considering downsizing your home, but not your lifestyle? Here’s some information to get you started on deciding if downsizing is a great option for you. Downsizing is a big decision, but one that is very popular with over 55s looking for freedom – freedom from having to constantly maintain a large family house, the freedom to lock-up […]

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We are building!

We are delighted to announce that construction has commenced! This is an exciting milestone for Clifton Old Bar. This unrivalled lifestyle resort is a dream that’s becoming a reality, a reality that you can start to soon enjoy! Excavation on the site started in the first week of August. According to Clifton Old Bar Director […]

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The 3 Best Reasons to try Regional Coastal Living in NSW

For many people, regional living can seem a little daunting. It’s something unknown, and very different to the city-based lifestyle that you may be used to. However, making the switch can provide an appealing change of pace as you move into the longer days and brighter nights that regional life offers. If you have never […]

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What does over 55 living really mean?

‘Over 55 Living’ is a phrase we’re hearing a lot right now. It’s a hot topic, and an even hotter lifestyle option for young and active retirees.   Forget the traditional retirement model of living in your family home until you feel it’s time to move into an assisted living complex. With a huge number […]

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