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At The Ninth Middle Ridge, it’s all about you. Your home is yours. Your life is yours. Your privacy, independence and lifestyle are yours. Just the way it should be!

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Living at The Ninth Middle Ridge

The Ninth Middle Ridge will be more than your home, it will be a community of welcoming and supportive neighbours who will quickly become your friends. You’ll never be lonely in our vibrant community where there will always be someone to join you for a coffee, meet you at the billiards table, challenge you to a game of cards or mahjong, or share your love of crafts. For golfers, the Toowoomba Golf Club will be on your doorstep.

When you decide to downsize from the family home or from the land, The Ninth can provide you with a relaxed lifestyle where the maintenance is our responsibility. Your Village Manager and staff will be on hand to support you. There will be no lightbulbs to change or lawns to mow! You’ve put in the hard work – now it’s time to reap the rewards.

Our low-rise village, providing premium living, will be unlike any other retirement community on the Darling Downs. Residents will be able to move effortlessly around an air-conditioned ‘vertical village’ and safely access the communal facilities via lifts in all weather conditions. All residents will be owner-occupiers so you will know everyone by name!

Set beside Toowoomba’s favourite golf course, retirees will enjoy a tranquil lifestyle overlooking a splendid green vista with majestic camphor laurels, century-old gums and pines, or the breath-taking Great Dividing Range. Situated on Rowbotham Street, the village is amongst quality properties in the established, sought-after suburb of Middle Ridge, with all Toowoomba’s lifestyle, commercial and medical facilities nearby.

To support your active and social lifestyle, residents will share a range of community facilities, including a gym, billiards area, wine room, library, craft room, residents’ lounge, multi-purpose function room, outdoor entertaining and barbecue areas. A community bus will get you to your appointments, shopping or meeting up with friends in Toowoomba’s CBD.

Our mission is to ensure your life at The Ninth Middle Ridge is just the way it should be … all about you.

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What you'll enjoy


Caring inclusive community

The Ninth Middle Ridge will offer spacious, high-quality apartments where residents’ needs are the first priority. It’ll be a very special lifestyle for both singles and couples because you’ll be surrounded by an engaged, welcoming and like-minded community who will organise regular social, leisure and fitness activities both in the village, the golf club and the wider community. Read more about our resident lifestyle.


Fabulous facilities in the one place

As a resident of The Ninth Middle Ridge, you’ll thrive in a vibrant community with an opportunity to participate in as little or as much activity as you wish. With a range of community facilities and spaces within the village, you’ll be able to socialise and exercise whenever you feel like it or join one of our organised events or classes. Learn about our facilities here.


Age-appropriate design

One of the major benefits of over-60s living at The Ninth Middle Ridge is the carefully considered design features incorporated into our apartments and facilities, including easy access via secure lifts. Discreet design features eliminate trip risks with hobless showers and flat thresholds at all entrances, enabling you to age safely and independently in your own home for many years to come. View our available apartments.


Safety and peace of mind

When you move into The Ninth, you’ll have peace of mind knowing that you are safe and secure in your apartment with easy access to in-home services if you need them. You’ll be free from home maintenance and have the support of your Village Manager, leaving you more time to relax, socialise, savour the delights of the Darling Downs or just lock up and holiday away whenever you like. Learn more about our services.

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Our village story

For many years, retirees have been seeking quality, modern retirement living options close to shops, restaurants, cafes and medical facilities in the area they know and love. But this style of retirement living has been in short supply in Toowoomba with the only option being the over-50s’ lifestyle resorts made up of individual villas scattered across large, remote sites.

Here at The Ninth Middle Ridge, we’re filling this gap. Aura Holdings’ style of ‘vertical villages’ with spacious apartments requires less land so can be built in highly desirable locations close to all essential services. The Ninth’s low-rise design will provide safe access to facilities via lifts, without stairs or trip hazards. On completion, our stunning community will offer 75 apartments and penthouses designed for seniors with premium fixtures and fittings.

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Our partners

Cox Architecture

Cox Architecture, one of Australia’s most experienced and award-winning design companies, has been appointed to design The Ninth Middle Ridge. Cox has contributed to some of Queensland’s most recognisable projects including the James Street Markets, the Kurilpa Bridge and the Waltzing Matilda Museum in Winton.

Cox staff have chosen a low-rise ‘stepped’ design for The Ninth Middle Ridge to minimise any impact on the golf course and neighbours, while maximising views for the village residents. The Ninth will be constructed around a ‘village green’ at the heart of the three buildings.


Home-grown Toowoomba company, McNab, is the builder for The Ninth Middle Ridge. Established in Toowoomba in 1996, McNab have been actively involved in supporting the local community and businesses for the past 24 years. McNab now employs more than 300 staff based across southeast Queensland.

McNab has been entrusted to build some of the country’s most awarded projects. In Queensland, McNab has a proven reputation for delivering high quality, award-winning retirement and residential developments, including two previous developments for Aura Holdings.

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