Welcome to the Wessex Society
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Abbeyfield Wessex Society are a member society of The Abbeyfield Society a national charity providing houses and homes to older people throughout the UK. Together we are one big family.
As a society we aim to run all of our homes to a high standard offering tranquil, positive, communal environments for residents to enjoy retirement and later life. We encourage all residents to remain as independent as possible and live life to the full.
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Find out more about us, where our houses are located and how to get in touch.
We have six wonderfully maintained properties in the Wessex area. Take a look around.
Romsey, SO51 8EW
Abbeyfield House has 12 rooms in total, including three apartments. All rooms have en-suite facilities and lift access to all floors.
Fordingbridge, SP6 1HT
Our accommodation, which is all on the ground floor, comprises of eight studio flats and two apartments, which are suitable for couples or those who simply want more space. All of our flats have en-suite facilities as well as patio doors which provide access to private patios and our beautifully maintained garden.
Ferndown, BH22 9EU
Our home is made up of a spacious lounge and dining room with a conservatory overlooking the beautiful garden. Set on two floors, all nine rooms are en-suite with lift access. There is also a car park at the front of the house for visitors.
Poole, BH14 9PG
Our home is made up of 14 spacious rooms which all have en-suite facilities and lift access to all floors. Completing our home is a laundry room, communal lounge, dining room and a stunning south facing garden and summerhouse.
Wimborne, BH21 1DB
*Harleston House is currently closed for a full refurbishment and is due to reopen in Spring 2021. We are able to take new applications and rooms can be provisionally held* Our home has 13 rooms, each of which have en-suite bathroom facilities. Other facilities include a laundry room, residents lounge and a dining room.
Throughout the year the Abbeyfield Wessex team puts on a varied and engaging calendar of social events for you to enjoy.
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In this blog we take a look at the refurbishment work that has been taking place over at Harleston House, a sheltered independent living home for older people in Wimborne, Dorset.