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Elizabeth House

Fons George, Taunton, Somerset TA1 3SA
A contemporary red and yellow brick built retirement community property, set across a multi elevation floorplan, set in a well maintained driveway with circular plant feature.


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Set in a quiet suburb on the outskirts of Taunton, Elizabeth House provides apartments and communal facilities for over 55s.

Designed to offer comfort, independence and peace of mind, Elizabeth House has everything you need to experience a happy, fulfilling, independent life with support.

  • Single apartments with spacious lounge and kitchen
  • On-site communal facilities
  • Staff on-site 24 hours a day and assistive technology built-in


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Our building

Elizabeth House has a communal quiet lounge and TV lounge, restaurant, guest suite, hair salon, games room and a landscaped garden. There is a lift to all floors and level access throughout.

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Your apartment

Your new apartment is unfurnished so you can make it your own. It has a spacious lounge and kitchen, a single bedroom, and a level-access shower room.

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Our community

Our weekly social activities and themed events throughout the year offer you a chance to meet new people and join our friendly community. There’s no obligation - you can take part as often as you want.

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Safety and security

The daytime reception, 24-hour care staff on site and secure door entry to the building and your apartment help you to feel safe and secure.

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Pull cords are fitted in every apartment, and we can provide assistive technology for extra safety and reassurance, which can be purchased at additional cost.

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Rent or leasehold

Apartments are available to rent for one person or two people. You may be eligible for financial assistance towards your rent from Somerset County Council. There are no leasehold apartments available.

Communal facilities

  • Communal quiet lounge and TV lounge, both with comfy seating
  • Hairdressing salon
  • Communal laundry room
  • Guest suite for visiting family and friends
  • Buggy store with charge points for mobility scooters
  • Accessible landscaped gardens with seating


  • Close to village life - Vivary Park is next door and is very popular with the local community.
  • Taunton is only 10 minutes away by car or taxi.
  • There is a railway station and a bus station in Taunton.
  • Musgrove Park hospital is a five-minute car or taxi ride away.
  • Low cost bus and taxi fares via community transport services make journeys easy.

Taste restaurant

Our taste restaurant is open daily* and you can pre-order hot food and enjoy a meal with your friends and family.

We regularly have special menus to celebrate special occasions throughout the year and our Taste restaurant has a food hygiene rating of 5 from the Food Standards Agency.

*Opening hours and menu availability may be subject to change.

A roomy dining area with access and views into the communal garden An array of four person light wooden dining tables sets are located in front of the restaurant serving hatch.

Care and support

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Am I eligible?

To be eligible to live at Elizabeth House, you must:

  • be aged 55 or over, or have long-term care needs

We aim to offer a lively atmosphere and mixed community of people who have a range of care needs.

You do not need to have any immediate care or support needs when you apply, but the onsite teams can support you if anything changes.

Elizabeth House may not be suitable if you require a substantial amount of regular nursing care.

How do I apply?

  1. Contact us for an application form, or contact Somerset County Council’s adult social care team.
  2. We’ll arrange for you to visit and meet us.
  3. Somerset County Council will help you to complete a housing assessment and affordability form, as you may be eligible for financial assistance towards your rent and part of your service charge.
  4. While you’re here, we may assess if you would benefit from care and support services, and the care provider, Way Ahead Care, may arrange to visit you at home to discuss your needs. For your care to be funded by Somerset County Council, you must have had your needs assessed and approved by the adult social care team.

If you have any questions or would like to know more about Elizabeth House, or to arrange a no-obligation visit, please contact us using the enquiry form below. Alternatively, you can call 01823 325 533 during office hours.

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