The township of Kingston lies fifteen kilometres south of Hobart and is linked to the city by a dual-carriageway. It is a fast-growing area and is often considered a dormitory suburb for the capital and a part of the greater Hobart metropolitan area. Kingston, together with Blackmans Bay, has a population of around 20,000 people. It is part of the Municipality of Kingborough which incorporates the Hobart suburb of Taroona, small towns such as Kettering and Margate and also Bruny Island.
Oak Tree Retirement Village is located close to Kingston’s major shopping centre and various health and entertainment facilities. Nearby Kingston Beach is a popular destination for locals looking to enjoy the beachside facilities.