Here are our most commonly asked questions about living at Hillier Park. If you have any other questions, or would like to speak to someone regarding your personal circumstances, please contact us today.
There are over 450 people living at Hillier Park, the majority of whom are retired, however there are people who work. Resident ages range from 50 up with most in their late 60’s or early 70’s.
Hillier Park’s Fixed Term Residency Agreement is in accordance with the Residential Parks Act 2007. This document prescribes rights and obligations governing both parties.
Gawler Council and the State Government have zoned Hillier Park as a “Residential Park” which ensures it must operate as a residential park and cannot be changed to tourist use. The Park has applied to Gawler Council to add more sites, demonstrating it plans to be here for decades to come.
Hillier Park is operated by Pandora Lifestyle Villages Pty Ltd (registered office at 81 Flinders Street, Adelaide, SA, 5000) which is a family business.
Your home belongs to you, so you may sell it on site and retain the full sale price, or use an agent. To purchase the home, the buyer must be of community age and meet all entry criteria. In rare instances, you may wish to remove your home from the Village. Check with Management for requirements should you choose this option.
Your home is part of your estate. You heirs may choose to sell the home, remove it (see above) or can apply to live in the home if they are of community age and meet all entry criteria. The Estate is responsible for payment of site fees until settlement.
Most people live in the Park to actively enjoy its lifestyle benefits, but you are free to join in social events or not. If you’d like a copy of the social calendar, please contact us here. These events are organised by an active volunteer social committee.
Yes, your family are most welcome to visit or stay for short periods, remembering you are responsible for their behavior while they are on the Park. Stays for longer periods require management approval and fees may apply.
Hillier Park has a no animals policy, however some of our residents do have birds or fish.
We do have van storage available for all residents at a small cost.
A number of factors contribute to the safety and wellbeing of the Village. The unique closeness of homes and resident vigilance is an excellent “community watch” process and doesn’t compromise your privacy. This is complemented by the 24 hr emergency phone service. The rural positioning and fenced perimeter of the property adds to its security.
Yes, Council and Park requirements for your home and site are listed in the Site Development Regulations available from the Office and are regularly updated. Please read them carefully and ask questions prior to arrival or commencing any work to avoid disappointment or even financial embarrassment if your project is non-compliant. Plans for external alteration and additions must be submitted in writing to the office.
Yes, every site has a mailbox with matching number. Mail is delivered in bulk and sorted into individual mail boxes at the office. Hillier Park is an Australia Post Community Postal Agency and sells stamps and small pre-paid packages.
You can have Pay TV and/or internet access connected to your home. Contact your chosen retailer for information.
If you choose not to drive or cannot, Link SA and Adelaide Metro buses are available from the park office, these services will take you into Gawler or to the train station. The nearest train station is Tambelin, which is about 15 minutes walk away which will take you to Munno Para, Elizabeth or the city.
Hillier Park is 5 minutes to Gawler which is well serviced with shops, supermarkets, medical facilities, hotels, cafes, library, TAFE etc. Both Munno Para and Elizabeth Shopping Centres are about 15 minutes drive/train-ride away. The Barossa Valley is about a 20-30 minute drive from Hillier Park.