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Facilities & Services

In Ranfurly Village’s vibrant community there’s always something happening – enjoy a meal with friends and family, have people over for drinks and nibbles, relax with a book in one of the lounges, or learn a new skill in the hobby and craft room. You can practice your backhand draw on the bowling green or go on a sightseeing excursion with other residents. With so much on offer, you’ll be spoiled for choice.

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The Ranfurly House

Central to our village community is the historic Ranfurly House. Built in 1903, this iconic house has been fully restored to its original beauty, and provides a unique place for residents to gather and enjoy all the village has to offer. The history of this iconic building has been uniquely considered in its restoration, blending the its rich heritage with modernity.

Ranfurly House offers a sense of elegance and timeliness, a natural extension to our residents homes. The attention to detail of this lovingly restored home can be enjoyed throughout.

A convivial gathering place for residents, offering a range of amenities to enjoy and places to spend time. Ranfurly House is home to a dedicated library and study, the vibrant Poppies Café & Living Room, Heritage Lounge Bar and a cinema to name a few. This is a village community amenity like no other.

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Poppies draws its namesake from the history of Ranfurly House and its war veterans. This delightful eatery is in the atrium of Ranfurly House. Filled with sunshine this light and airy café seamlessly blends history with delightful. A hot spot for conversation and socialising, Poppies offers an a la carte menu with full table service, an abundance of fresh café cabinet food complemented with excellent barista coffee. As well as ‘to go’ dining and refreshment options.

Poppies thoughtful décor and design has struck a compelling balance between heritage and modernity. A range of seating areas and styles which lend themselves to a balance between more private, reflective spaces and social atmospheres.

The spacious verandas that extend from Poppies Cafe overlook the village green and beyond to the cityscape, providing the perfect place to relax on a summer's evening or be entertained.

Additionally, should you wish, the village hospitality team offers a very popular meal delivery service for residents seven days a week.

The Heritage Lounge

Adjacent to Poppies Café & Living Room is The Heritage Lounge – an inspiring room boasting great history. Historically, back in the early 1900’s, this space was the sitting room and quarters for Ranfurly veterans.

It is now a delightfully decorated lounge, enjoyed by many. Whether it be happy hour drinks with many or a quiet drink at the bar listening to the entertainment on the grand piano. A perfect and convivial setting for a card game, family gathering or to some quiet time.


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The Drawing Room

A distinguished signature room of Ranfurly House, celebrating the heritage of this historic building. This formal lounge is enjoyed by residents for private functions and village events.

Providing another unique space for Ranfurly residents to use and enjoy whether it be to entertain, watch television or quietly read in front of the fire.

Ranfurly does have a dedicated library, however the Drawing Room also houses some wonderful books of old.

Village Facilities & Services

Amenities designed to offer each resident an elevated and engaged life, our amenities include:

  • Poppies Café & Living Room
  • The Heritage Bar
  • Boutique Cinema
  • Library & Study
  • Wellness Centre
  • Swimming & Spa Pool
  • Bowling Green
  • Gymnasium
  • Billiards
  • Resident Workshop
  • Crafts & Activities room
  • Barbeque Area
  • Community Gardens
  • Guest Suite
  • Pendant Support
  • Emergency Support Systems
  • Personal Support & Care Assistance
  • Housekeeping Services
  • Personal Laundry Service
  • Medication Assistance
  • On-site Hospital

To further complement the amenity in Ranfurly House, the village offers a multipurpose room for group exercise activities, a resident workshop studio, a modern and comprehensive gymnasium with changing room and shower facilities. The Ranfurly Village will also house a 15-metre swimming pool with hydro-therapy capability.

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