GemLife Highfields
Luxury over-50s living on the Toowoomba Ranges

GemLife Highfields’ picturesque country location is nestled amongst the rolling green pastures of the Great Dividing Range in the historic Toowoomba region. Only 90 minutes from central Brisbane, you can escape the hustle and bustle of suburban life without sacrificing amenities in this secure, gated community. Within walking distance of shopping facilities, restaurants and cafes, you won’t find a better place to hang your hat. Nearby to the region’s magnificent parks, gardens and superb local wineries, GemLife Highfields is your place in the country.

75 Highgrove Drive, Highfields QLD 4352

Master Builders - Winner 2019 Community service facilities

Enjoy the relaxed country living in charming Highfields

Feel the mellow breezes, hear the birds sing and delight in the tranquil, rural surrounds at GemLife Highfields over-50s living lifestyle resort. Set amongst the rolling hills of the Toowoomba Region, discover the rich cultural heritage of this beautiful, historic area or simply enjoy time in your light-filled, luxurious home.

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Facilities at our Highfields resort

  • Gymnasium Gymnasium
  • Sauna Sauna
  • Heated indoor pool and spa Heated indoor pool and spa
  • Outdoor pool and spa Outdoor pool and spa
  • Hairdressing salon and beauty parlour Hairdressing salon and beauty parlour
  • Golf simulator Golf simulator
  • Ten-pin bowling alley Ten-pin bowling alley
  • Floodlit tennis court Floodlit tennis court
  • Championship-size, floodlit and covered bowling green Championship-size, floodlit and covered bowling green
  • Bocce court Bocce court
  • Pickleball court Pickleball court
  • Cinema Cinema
  • Art and craft studio Art and craft studio
  • Free WIFI in country club with hearing loop Free WiFi in country club with hearing loop
  • Library Library
  • Resident workshop Resident workshop
  • Music room Music room
  • Boardroom Boardroom
  • Games and entertainment room Games and entertainment room
  • Gated entry with number-plate recognition Gated entry with number-plate recognition
  • Commercial-grade kitchen Commercial-grade kitchen
  • Grand ballroom Grand ballroom
  • Resort bus Resort bus
  • Resort buggy Resort buggy
  • Bar and coffee lounge Bar and coffee lounge
  • Consulting room Consulting room
  • Dog off-leash area Dog off-leash area
  • Caravan and boat storage Caravan and boat storage*
  • Theatrical stage and dressing rooms Theatrical stage and dressing rooms
  • BBQ facilities BBQ facilities
  • Community garden Community garden

*Subject to availability.


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GemLife's premium resort facilities

An award-winning Country Club, designed with active over-50s in mind, houses extensive premium facilities that will ensure that you are never at a loss for something to do. Secure, pet-friendly, and with optional caravan storage, GemLife Highfields really is your place in the country.

Toowoomba City
Toowoomba City
Queensland’s largest inland city, Toowoomba is a unique combination of quaint country charm and big city buzz. Margaret Street, Toowoomba.
Cobb+Co Museum windmill
Cobb+Co Museum windmill
The Darling Downs and Toowoomba regions are steeped in history, and the Cobb+Co Museum explores it all, reaching back as far as 50,000 years. Lindsay Street, Toowoomba City.
St Stephen’s Toowoomba Uniting Church
St Stephen’s Toowoomba Uniting Church
One of Queensland’s iconic city churches, St Stephen’s Toowoomba Uniting Church is more than 150 years old. Neil Street, Toowoomba City.
Toowoomba City
Toowoomba City
Soak in the fresh country air, enjoy garden strolls, heritage walks or take in a thriving urban arts scene - Toowoomba has it all. Margaret Street near Queens Park, Toowoomba City.
Frequently Asked Questions

 GemLife is a Land Lease Community, inviting an innovative, sustainable way to finance your new home. GemLife guarantees no entry and exit fees, ensuring you keep all of any capital gains made.

As a GemLife homeowner, you’ll enjoy living in a luxury, designer home in a secure and friendly community surrounded by premium facilities at your doorstep, including an exclusive Country Club. Everything you need is so conveniently located, including shops, cafes, medical facilities and more.

GemLife homes are meticulously designed for a low-maintenance lifestyle with luxury inclusions as standard including ultra-high ceilings, ducted air conditioning, and walk-in pantries.

Create a whole new life at GemLife Highfields in a home that is right-sized for those seeking an active over-50s living lifestyle.

GemLife Highfields is at 75 Highgrove Drive, Highfields, within easy reach of local facilities and only a short drive away from the city of Toowoomba.

Imagine being only four minutes from popular destination The Chocolate Cottage, seven minutes from the Borneo Barracks Golf Club and seven minutes from the breathtaking Highfields Falls. Also nearby are Village Medical Centre and the Highfields & District Medical Centre.

GemLife Highfields is your gateway to the beautiful countryside of the Darling Downs with plenty of historical sites and natural beauty to explore.

If you’re looking at retirement living options in Highfields or Toowoomba, we’d like to show you the GemLife difference.

Our active over-50s lifestyle resorts are not retirement villages. GemLife Highfields is a Land Lease Community which means residents own their luxury homes, paying a modest weekly site management fee for the upkeep of the resort facilities, including the outstanding Country Club.

There are no entry fees or stamp duty when you purchase a GemLife home. You also keep 100% of any capital gains, should you decide to sell in the future. There are absolutely no Deferred Management Fees.

Enjoy making new friends with like-minded people and truly feel part of a welcoming community at GemLife Highfields. Upgrade your lifestyle and enjoy the freedom of a low-maintenance lifestyle that lets you lock-up and go on your next adventure.

GemLife Highfields is a pet-friendly community, and we look forward to welcoming you and your pet. Our resorts feature facilities such as walking trials and off-leash dog parks.

Your friends and family are welcome to visit as your guests at GemLife Highfields.

Modest weekly site fees take care of the maintenance of GemLife Highfields’ beautiful resort facilities including the Country Club, on-site management and resort bus.

You may be eligible for Federal Government Rental Assistance if you have a Department of Veteran’s Affairs or Australian Pension Card, which can help cover a portion of a homeowners’ site fees.

Highfields Village Shopping Centre is an easy 1km walk from GemLife Highfields. For shopping variety, Northpoint Shopping Centre is just 11km away and the Darling Down’s largest regional shopping centre, Grand Central, is less than a 20-minute drive away.

Your local doctor is at the Village Medical Centre which is only 1km away. The Highfields & District Medical Centre is five minutes away by car.

You’ll feel safe and secure at GemLife Highfields. Our private, gated over-50s lifestyle resorts have on-site management plus number-plate recognition technology at the entrance, giving homeowners convenient access.

You will have extra peace of mind thanks to the host of security features that come standard with GemLife Highfiels’ homes, including:

  • Emergency assist alarm buttons in two bedrooms and both bathrooms that are linked to an external strobe light and alarm siren
  • Security screens on windows and patio doors
  • A double lock-up garage with electronic remote-control fobs and wall button

GemLife Highfields is a land lease community. Because our residents purchase the home, but not the land, there is absolutely no stamp duty.

There are no exit fees at GemLife Highfields. You keep all your capital gains should you decide to sell your home.

If you own a recreational vehicle or caravan, talk to our team about storage availability. Or sell your caravan or motorhome and hire a fully kitted out Explore by GemLife motorhome instead, available exclusively for GemLife homeowners.

*Pending availability. Terms and conditions apply.

GemLife's low maintenance homes makes it easy for you to enjoy an independent lifestyle. However, should you require more help at home, there are a wide range of in-home care service providers in the local area that can offer you tailored support as and when you need it.