Coming soon:
Wairarapa’s newest retirement village

Enliven, the trusted name in positive aging services, is excited to bring to the Wairarapa the very best in modern retirement living. Don’t miss the opportunity to retire with ease, comfort, style and community connection at Kandahar Village.

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Phone: 06 370 0662

An artist impression of villa type A at Enliven’s new Kandahar Village development which includes a spacious attached conservatory.
An artist impression of villa type A at Enliven’s new Kandahar Village development which includes a spacious attached conservatory.

Kandahar Retirement Village


At Kandahar Village in friendly Masterton you’ll enjoy independent retirement living in a safe, caring and friendly neighbourhood.

Situated just off Totara Street, Lansdowne, in peaceful off-street location, these architecturally designed, modern two-bedroom villas have been crafted with retirees in mind.  Situated to make the most of the Wairarapa sunshine you’ll find the villas to be light and bright in summer and warm and snug in winter.

A short walk to Lansdowne’s cafes, convenience stores and Wairarapa Hospital, a few minutes from Masterton town centre – everything you’ll ever need is at your fingertips.

Retirement living made easy


This meticulously designed development offers 52 private villas with Lifemark 4 accessibility features. The brick and tile design villas have approx. 104m2 of space including open plan kitchen living dining, two bedrooms, a large bathroom and an adjoining garage. To top it off the development will boast an impressive village community centre – perfect for performances, social gatherings and recreation activities. 

With Kandahar Village you can focus on enjoying your retirement while we take care of the rest. We’ll look after the property maintenance and gardening; we even provide offer meals and housekeeping services.

Type B Duplex
An artist impression of Kandahar Village villa type B.

Designed for you

Our new Kandahar Villas are similar to our sought-after Kowhainui Villas in Whanganui – so we already know you’ll feel right at home. Residents tell us they love the modern, light, sunny and spacious villas and there’s always a waiting list to join the popular village. The image gallery below displays computer-generated impressions of the exteriors of Kandahar Villas including options with and without conservatories, examples of how the interior space could look, as well as the progression of site development.

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Stage one’s 12 villa build has already began with ground works underway.
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Enliven in the Wairarapa

Kandahar Home by Enliven has been synonymous with caring for Wairarapa’s elders for over 50 years and is delighted to extend their services in the Wairarapa, offering a full continuum care for Wairarapa elders.