Wimborne House

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Wimborne House - Intro

Truro Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 5FG

For rental enquiries:

E: wimborne.house@sanctuary-housing.co.uk

T: 01474 558 699

For shared ownership enquiries:

E: homebuy@sanctuary-housing.co.uk

T: 0800 916 1444

Located on the outskirts of Gravesend, Wimborne House offers 60 spacious one and two bedroom apartments for rent and shared ownership.

Offering independent living for the over 60s, with care and support on site, Wimborne House offers comfort, independence and peace of mind.

This new purpose built development also boasts attractive communal areas and a wide range of services and facilities. 


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External view of Wimborne House


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Each apartment has a lounge, bedroom/s, kitchen complete with white goods (oven, hob, fridge freezer and washer drier) and bathroom with level-access shower and fitted carpets, leaving you to furnish your home how you want. Apartments are fitted with a door entry system monitored from your home via intercom and fitted with emergency pull cord alarms.

Facilities at Wimborne House include:

  • Restaurant and café (take away and open to the public)
  • Hairdressing salon
  • Assisted bathroom
  • Multifunction room
  • Guest suite for visiting family and friends
  • Communal lounge
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Internal store for buggies and scooters

10 flats are used to provide supported housing to residents with learning disabilities.

In addition to their own apartments, they also have full access to all communal spaces and the restaurant.

Communal facilities

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Communal facilities

Residents can get involved in activities at both Wimborne House and within the surrounding community.

Socialise when you want to and meet new people by joining in with a range of activities and events, from exercise classes and lunches to quizzes and clubs. Alternatively, simply enjoy time to yourself in one of the many seating areas or communal lounge.

Our team

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Our team

At Sanctuary, we pride ourselves on employing the best staff and have stringent recruitment procedures in place. Any care you choose to receive from Sanctuary will be registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the independent regulator of health and social care in England.

Sanctuary has Investors in People status, a standard recognised as the benchmark of how a business can improve performance through its people.

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How to apply and eligibility

Whether you currently have a care need or are simply planning for the future - if you are 60 or over you may be eligible for a rental or shared ownership apartment at Wimborne House.

To rent an apartment, you must also be able to show a strong connection to the local area.

If you currently own your own property, you will be eligible for a shared ownership apartment only.

Care and support

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Care and support

Our on-site team can provide a comprehensive range of personal and domestic care, including helping you to develop a personal care plan. Domestic support can include help with shopping, laundry, vacuuming, washing up and prescription collection.

For extra peace of mind, your apartment will have an emergency pull cord system that, when activated, immediately alerts the 24-hour support team that you need assistance. Pendant alarms are available if required.

Further information

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Further information

If you would like more information, please contact Wimborne House directly. 

We encourage you to discuss your housing options with your family and friends, and to seek independent advice, support and representation as appropriate, from professional statutory and regulatory organsiations such as the Elderly Accommodation Counsel (EAC)Age UK or Citizens Advice.

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