Provides affordable accommodation for pension recipients within a friendly village atmosphere in a very convenient location in West Hobart.
Lawrenny Court and Hamilton Place units are located on a near level site in the block surrounded by Hill, Arthur and Hamilton Streets in West Hobart within easy walking distance of a local supermarket, butcher, chemist, doctors and other shops and services. The cosmopolitan North Hobart shopping and restaurant strip is a short walk away while the Hobart CBD is only two kilometres away.
A spacious, well equipped Community Hall is located within the Village as is a large, attractive gazebo and BBQ area. Several raised gardens beds and storage areas are provided for those residents who like to grow vegetables and herbs or tend to their own patch of garden.
The Residents Committee coordinates activities and oversees many aspects of the Village operations, while the very active Social Committee arranges a wide range of activities and functions both within the Village and in the wider community.
Other less formal gatherings and get-togethers occur within the Village every day with residents making the most of the facilities available. A real community spirit exists with residents assisting one another with transport, shopping and gardening.
The Community Hall is also used for weekly Catholic and Anglican chapel services, Neighbourhood Watch meetings and is the local polling booth for both State and Federal elections.