Rivendell's services and facilities are planned to include:
  • Twelve acres of lush sub-tropical landscaping:
    • All houses opening out onto a park
    • Facilities for relaxation and recreation
    • Traffic free pedestrian amenity
  • Village Square with:
    • Restaurant
    • Café
    • Guest House
    • Retail stores
    • Rented commercial space
    • Meeting and function spaces
    • Interpretation / Education centre
  • Twenty-eight acre commercial Organic Farm
  • Common portal for broadband Internet access
  • High speed LAN providing internal communications including:
    • Free internal phone calls,
    • Free internal E-mail and data transfer,
    • Common Receiver - no ugly forest of antennas and satellite dishes
  • Solar Cogeneration Plant providing:
    • Solar electricity with UPS (Uninterrupted Power Supply)
    • Solar hot water
  • Reticulated potable water from on-site rainwater harvesting
  • On-site waste-water treatment
  • Reticulated recycled water for toilet flushing and gardens
  • Gas reticulated from a bulk storage cylinder