Let the city come to you
Monica Wills House is known for its vibrancy and sociable atmosphere. An urban retirement community, set in the heart of Bedminster, you can busy yourself from dawn to dusk. Inside this beautifully designed building there are stylish apartments, stunning roof gardens with breath-taking views, plus great places to eat, socialise and enjoy your favourite hobbies.
We are now offering both in-person and virtual viewings of retirement apartments at Monica Wills House, by appointment only. Please call our team to arrange a viewing on 0117 949 4004.
If you like to be busy, there’s plenty to keep you occupied in and around Monica Wills House. See the sights around Bristol’s waterfront, take in a museum or gallery and explore an eclectic mix of restaurants, bars and independent shops. Join the annual Balloon Fiesta rooftop barbeque with the best views of the night glow in this part of town. And for ventures further afield you’ll find excellent transport links right outside your door.
The four storey central atrium is truly dramatic. Flooded with natural light, the indoor street is the perfect place for getting together for a game of indoor boules or a neighbourly chat, all sheltered from the elements. In fairer weather unwind in the roof gardens and take in the stunning panoramic views. There’s no better way to see Bristol’s top landmarks such as the Clifton suspension bridge and the colourful hillside terraces of Totterdown.
If you’d like to try a new fitness routine there’s plenty to keep you active. Balance body and mind in Tai Chi classes or get moving and grooving to the rhythms of Zumba. There’s also a fully equipped fitness suite with specialist instructors to tailor a programme of gentle exercise that’s right for you.
Sit out on your balcony and soak up the sunshine. On the upper floors, our modern purpose-built apartments have magnificent views across the city and countryside beyond. Your apartment is your space to make your own. With one and two bedroom flats available to buy or rent, you can have everything just as you like it. And pets are welcome too.
Enjoy the best of British bistro in Monica Wills House's cosy restaurant and during fine weather experience outdoor dining on the terrace. Offering a range of traditional cuisine using fresh and local ingredients, our expert chefs produce delicious award-winning meals that cater to your requirements. And as recipes change with the seasons, we ask you to help decide what should be included on the menu all year round.
You might need an occasional helping hand with jobs around the home and as time moves on, some extra support from someone you trust is always welcome. Whether you need companionship, help preparing meals or have more complex needs, our friendly village care team are ready to step in. We train and look after our own staff so you can be sure your carer is dedicated and experienced.
To ask any questions or arrange a viewing please call us on 0117 949 4004 or click the link to request information.
All properties are subject to a monthly community fee. A reinstatement fee is payable when the property is returned to the Trust.
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Prices range from £185,000 to £285,000 (other charges apply)
On average, two properties become available per month. To be considered, you will need to join our allocations process.
Monica Wills House, Cromwell Street, Bedminster, Bristol, BS3 3NH