Our houses

Our Houses

Our two houses, Cusack and Thornton, are both at Orchard Close; a wonderful mix of the old and new

Cusack House

Cusack House

Built in 1912, Cusack House was originally a private residence. It was renovated in 1997 to meet the needs of elderly residents and has 14 individual bed-sitting rooms with en-suite shower, basin and toilet.

Thornton House

Thornton House

Built in 2009, Thornton House has ten two room apartments with en-suite wet rooms. These apartments are designed for couples or single occupancy either as two bed-sitting rooms with shared facilities, or a double bedroom and sitting room.

Communal facilities

A spacious lounge in Thornton House, perfect for coffee mornings, and entertaining friends and family.

A dining room in Thornton House, where you can enjoy meals freshly prepared by our catering team.

Four pantries where residents can make their own breakfasts and refreshments.

A conservatory in Cusack House, with a wonderful view of our extensive and mature gardens.

Beautiful landscaped gardens, which residents are encouraged to help out in.

Two bathrooms with facilities for the disabled, one of which is used by our mobile hairdresser.

A guest room in Cusack House, great for visiting family and friends, and available for a nightly fee.

A snug in Cusack House, perfect for watching tv, reading or catching up with family and friends.

Other information

Access – both houses have a lift between floors and both are fully accessible for wheelchairs and other mobility aids.

Heating – all rooms are centrally heated, and residents can control the temperature of their own room.

Television – there is a large screen television in the lounge in Thornton House, and residents can have one in their own room.

Telephone – there is a telephone socket in each apartment and bed-sitting room.

Mobility Scooters – buggies can be stored and powered on site, and Thornton House is fully accessible for these mobility aids.

Parking – there is space in the car park to accommodate resident and visitor cars.

Hair dryer and chair
Kettle in a kitchen
Blanket on a chair
Two armchairs

“There is so much room here, both inside and out. I never feel confined. There is good company, friendly staff and lovely volunteers and best of all, lots of independence.” Gillian Arthur

Gillian Arthur

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Have you ever thought about doing something completely different? Perhaps you would like to give back to your community, learn a new skill, improve your CV, or simply make some new friends? If so, volunteering with Abbeyfield Winchester could make a real difference to your life, and to the lives of older people. Our current volunteering opportunities are listed here, if you are interested in any of them, please contact admin@abbeyfieldwinchester.org.uk. We welcome volunteers of all ages and backgrounds!