Relax in your retirement and downsize to a brand new or pre-loved home in Newcastle.

Bayway Village is a secure over 50s retirement community conveniently located in Fern Bay, approximately 20 minutes from Newcastle and a picturesque drive to all the coastal attractions on offer in Port Stephens.

You’ll love our low maintenance, modern homes

When purchasing a home at Bayway Village you’ll be able to choose from a variety of contemporary floor plans and finishes.

There is also the option to select one of our beautiful display homes that we occasionally have available. We also have every changing variety of pre-loved homes for sale.

At Bayway Village all homes come fully completed with floor and window coverings, large under house rainwater tanks and a carport. You’ll also enjoy private outdoor living with your own deck area.

A major advantage of living at our lifestyle village is that the homes and grounds are low maintenance. This allows our residents to relax and enjoy their retirement years whilst also enabling them to ‘lock up and leave’ and travel if they wish.

Bayway Village
Affordable retirement living in Port Stephens, close to Newcastle.

The first and most obvious benefit of village living is community. Being part of a community of like-minded over 50s people and enjoying the social contact, interaction, companionship and physical and emotional security that it provides are priceless.

The moment you step foot inside Bayway Village, you’ll notice a real sense of community and we know that within no time at all you will feel at home.

✓ Develop new friendships and informal care networks
✓ Feel safe in a secure living environment
✓ Get involved in a variety of social activities and groups

Your retirement at Bayway Village will be one of tranquillity and friendship. The Village offers residents a secure and friendly environment where everyone has a smile and time for a chat.

The opportunity to socialise with other residents is always an option (if you feel inclined). 

At Bayway Village there is a large number of activities, clubs and events for residents to participate in. From Bingo and trivia to line dancing and arts and craft- there is an activity for everyone! Residents also enjoy BBQs and other social get-togethers such as special occasion celebrations. You can get involved in village life as much or as little as you like, the choice is yours!

Onsite village facilities for your use and enjoyment include: 

  • Community and activity centre with library, media room, sports bar, arts and crafts room, meeting room, gym, and a lounge with kitchen.
  • Tennis court
  • Swimming pool
  • 4 rinks bowling green
  • Men’s shed
  • Croquet field
  • Security gate entrance
Your security and peace of mind is our priority. 

We understand how important it is to feel safe and secure in your living environment, that is why we have friendly, helpful staff on call after hours for emergencies. You’ll also have peace of mind knowing that access to the village is via a secure entry gate.

We understand pets are an important part of many people’s lives. 

We recognise the important role that pets play in the lives of many people. Residents are allowed small house pets provided that prior consent has been obtained from the Village Manager. Management consent is entirely discretionary and will take into regard the type, size, potential noise and risk associated with the pet.

Our central location has everything you’ll need in retirement. 

Only a few minutes drive from Bayway is Stockton Village where you’ll find all your daily essentials including an IGA, chemist, medical practices, the Post Office and local eateries.  You can even catch the ferry across to Newcastle. Larger shopping centres can be found at Mayfield and Raymond Terrace, approximately 15-20 minutes drive, where you’ll find Coles, Woolworths, Centrelink, banks and a wide variety of specialty shops.

The Newcastle CBD is a 20-25 minute drive from the Village. World-class specialist medical facilities are scattered throughout Newcastle. The Calvary Mater public hospital is a short 15 minute drive from the Village and has a 24 hour Emergency Department, Intensive Care Unit, extensive Palliative Care services and is a major cancer care centre. John Hunter Hospital, the tertiary hospital and principal referral centre for the region, is located at New Lambton.


Don’t hesitate to contact our friendly team should you have any questions about the benefits of retiring to Bayway Village Fern Bay.  We’re here to help.