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Enjoying a social village life while working

Tuesday, 15 September 2020

Peter and Jan were keen to join friends who had already made the move to Waverley Country Club in Victoria. Read on to learn about how they combine working and relaxing with resort-style village living.

Peter and Jan Delaney have been married for more than 50 years and have two children and two grandchildren.

They moved into Waverley Country Club in 2016 after waiting some time for a home to become available. They were keen to join many friends already living in the village

Retired and working, both are fine for village life

Peter retired after 50 years of working in executive roles in the general insurance industry, but still leads a busy life with multiple roles he plays across various organisations and clubs. He was Board Chairman until his recent retirement of the nearby Mulgrave Country Club - a community based not-for-profit sporting & social club - as well as the Fire Marshall in our Waverley village. 

Jan isn’t quite ready to retire yet. She’s the Regional Customer Care Manager for McDonald's, looking after 35 stores in metropolitan Melbourne. 

‘I love the resort-style living, great villa and security that Waverley Country Club offers.’

Resort-style living with plenty to do

On top of their formal commitments, Peter and Jan love leading an active lifestyle. They take a daily 2-3 km walk around the village and walking tracks and enjoy weekly Friday drinks with neighbours. 

And they can choose to join many of the clubs and activities in the village, including:

  • water aerobics in the heated pool

  • music and singing groups

  • movie and theatre evenings.

Plus, a great bar and coffee lounge for social get-togethers!

‘I love the resort-style living, great villa and security that Waverley Country Club offers,’ says Peter. ‘The gated community and well-lit roads give a high level of security and wellbeing.’ 

Peter and Jan have also grown fond of the village team at Waverley Country Club. ‘They’re very customer-focused staff here. Nothing is too much trouble.’ 

The overall community feel is a highlight of the village. And Peter and Jan have enjoyed meeting people who share the same lifestyle aspirations as they do.

Learn more about Waverley Country Club, VIC.

For more information about the lifestyle and support offered at our retirement villages, call our customer service team on 1800 550 550

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