Dryleaze House

Retirement housing
Merlin Haven, Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire, GL12 7BA
Merlin Haven, Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire, GL12 7BA

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Main Facts

Retirement housing
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)
48 flats, bungalows. Built in 1987 and renovated in 2024. Sizes 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom. Includes mobility and wheelchair standard properties.
Visiting management staff (Housing related support available on request) and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden, Guest rooms - 1 double and 1 single, communal kitchen, and visiting library service
Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site fairly easy. Distances: bus stop 0.5 mile(s); shop 0.5 mile(s); post office 0.5 mile(s); town centre 0.5 mile(s); GP 0.5 mile(s); social centre 0.5 mile(s).
Weekly Social activities include: bingo, coffee mornings, day trips, quizzes, BBQs, keep fit, shopping trips, meals and Christmas fayres. New residents accepted from 60 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted (Pets may not be replaced when they die).
Housing Authority: Stroud
Social Care Authority: Gloucestershire

Info updated: 12/11/2023
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Residents' views

A number of residents have used EAC's resident consultation card game to give their views on aspects of where they live. They gave top marks to this scheme for:
Activities and outings
Community spirit
Number / size of facilities
Overall ratings
Practicality of the individual apartments
Quality of the building and facilities
Quality of the facilities
Quality of the garden
Quality of the individual apartments
Safety and security
Space standards of individual apartments
Staff role and interaction
National Housing for Older People Awards
National bronze award winner
in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2010.
Category: Retirement housing 45-59 units.
Sponsor: Legal & General.
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