Wivenhoe Village

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the beginning of a successful


With an uncompromising vision to improve people’s lifestyle by providing better living solutions during their retirement, Wivenhoe Village was created through a successful joint venture between the long-term owner of the land, the Sisters of the Good Samaritan, and award-winning retirement village developer, Mbark.

The Sisters have been custodians of the land at Wivenhoe for over a hundred years and retain a strong attachment to it. That custody is now shared with those who choose to call Wivenhoe home and their families.


Meet the Team

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The Wivenhoe Village management team are our dedicated full-time staff who look after the day-to-day operations of the village, its maintenance, landscaping and the Residents’ needs. Our team are committed to ensuring your life at Wivenhoe Village is hassle-free.


Mike - General Manager

Mike looks after the day-to-day running of the village and oversees all financial and operational matters. Mike also works closely with the Resident Committee to ensure that the village runs smoothly.


Mick - Maintenance Manager

Mick works closely with the maintenance team to ensure the facilities are running to a high standard and the landscaping of the village is something we can be proud of.


Erin - Resident Manager

Erin assists the needs of the Residents and arranges social activities, as well as health and wellbeing services. Erin produces a monthly newsletter and event calendar to keep everyone informed about what is happening at Wivenhoe Village.

Who is Mbark?


Mbark was founded in 2003 by John, Adam and James, friends and work colleagues with a diverse range of technical backgrounds across engineering, development and finance. Together, they now have more than 45 years’ experience in creating and operating retirement communities and have been actively involved in the development of the retirement living sector in Australia, having served on the National and State Boards of the Property Council of Australia Retirement Living Council.

Mbark has a highly regarded track record of creating award-winning quality developments such as The Arbour, an over 55s village in Berry, the redevelopment of a formerly derelict building at 117 Harrington St in The Rocks, and Kirkham Rise, a residential community surrounded by 120 hectares of critically endangered bushland.

Mbark’s success is based on creating strong community engagement. A dedication to delivering exceptional design together with a respect for the environment ensures that Mbark continues to achieve excellent results for current communities and for those in future generations.

For more information, please visit www.mbark.com.au