Why choose us?

With no house maintenance or garden chores demanding your time, and with all your needs close at hand, you will soon discover you are free to do the things you really enjoy. Life's for living and our retirement villages are designed for you to make the most of it.

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Your own space

Live in a community but in your own home.

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More time to relax

We take care of the home maintenance and gardening hard chores.

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Take care of yourself

Live in a haven for healthy minds and bodies.

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Help when you need it

Access additional support and services or residential aged care through our Home Care or Residential Care services.

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Our villages

Southern Cross Care (Tas.) Inc is an organisation dedicated to providing the highest quality care in terms of human and physical resources and to maintaining the dignity of the individual in a caring, Christian environment.



Ainslie House Chalet

The Chalet has a homely feel and provides a great sense of community for those who choose to live here.


Ainslie House Launceston

The Launceston village has 60 one and two bedroom units with stunning views over Launceston. There is a Community Centre and public transport is readily…

Low Head

Ainslie House Low Head Villas

The units are absolute beach front and overlook Bass Strait. The village has 30 conjoined bungalow type units.


Ainslie House Westbury

This small community has 6 individual one bedroom units located in the heart of the Westbury Village.

Glenara Lakes

Glenara Lakes

Glenara Lakes village has 91 three bedroom villas set around three man-made lakes. The landscaping has been selected to encourage native birds. The complex has…

North West


Yaraandoo Villas

Located at Somerset this small village is close to our Yaraandoo residential aged care facility.


West Hobart

AA Lord retirement village

Provides affordable accommodation for pension recipients within a friendly village atmosphere in a very convenient location in West Hobart.


Fairway Rise Lifestyle Village

This contemporary retirement community was opened in late 2014. The village is located close to major shops and services.


Grange Villas

Grange Villas were built on the site of the former St Joseph’s Centre in the leafy riverside suburb of Taroona.

Sandy Bay

Guilford Young Grove

Co-located with our Guilford Young Grove residential aged care facility in Lower Sandy Bay the village has stunning river views

Sandy Bay

Saint Canice

Saint Canice Lifestyle Village reflects the very best in retirement living. Located in Lower Sandy Bay with magnificent views of the Derwent River.

Sandy Bay

Sandown Village

Co-located with our Sandown Apartments residential aged care facility this village is a very short walk to Lower Sandy Bay beach.


Taroona Villas

Offers affordable accommodation to pension recipients within a small village in a semi bush setting.

Fees & payments

Retirement villages in Tasmania operate under the Retirement Villages Act 2004. At Southern Cross care we have units available for rental or by purchase of a lifetime license.

Rental options available - Rental units are available at some villages.
Pensioners may be eligible for rental assistance from Centrelink. Service and management charges apply.

Option to purchase a lifetime tenancy - Purchase of lifetime licenses are not subject to Stamp Duty.
All units are subject to Deferred Management Fees.
Settlement terms are negotiable.
Fifty percent share on capital appreciation on departure.

Deferred Management Fee (DMF) explained - A charge of 5% of the purchase price per year for the first 5 years, and 3% per year for the next 5 years will apply.
After the tenth year of occupancy, no further deferred management fees apply.
This means that after ten years of occupancy, a maximum of 40% will be retained by Southern Cross Care.

Service and maintenance charges explained - These charges cover municipal rates and taxes, water supply and usage, all unit and village building maintenance including supplied appliances and fittings, and garden maintenance.
Insurance on buildings and Southern Cross Care (Tas) contents is also covered. And 24-hour access to assistance for emergencies is provided.