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Northcott Gardens, Retirement Village, Lane Cove

92 Burns Bay Road Lane Cove, NSW, 2066




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Property Overview


Accommodation Type Retirement Village
Contractual Arrangements Loan & License
Number of Dwellings 57
Type of Dwellings Low-Rise Development
Year Established 1969
Pet Policy Pet Policy Not Specified


Property Features


  • Walk to shops
  • Walk to transport

Recreational Facilities

  • BBQ area/s
  • Library

About this Property

Northcott Gardens

The Community

The leafy North Shore suburb of Lane Cove is home to Northcott Gardens, established in 1969. Set amongst picturesque landscaped gardens, this comfortable collection of 57 self-contained one-bedroom apartments is close to everything, and just a 9kms to Sydney’s CBD. The Royal North Shore public hospital, Lane Cove and Chatswood shopping centres, and public transport are also all just minutes away. These secure and well-appointed apartments average 39sqm each and feature a separate bedroom, kitchen, living/dining area and bathroom. All apartments include window screens, carpet, quality light fittings, phone line, digital TV antenna and monitored fire alarm, including smoke and heat detectors as standard. Some apartments also include a balcony. The village includes shared laundry facilities with leased onsite parking also available.

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Vasey Communities

The Operator

At the core of Vasey’s values is the late Mrs Jessie Vasey, a war widow of Major General George Vasey, a distinguished Australian soldier whose aircraft crashed near Cairns on a flight to New Guinea in 1945. Mrs Vasey received a pension but lived in near poverty, as did many other war widows at the time. That same year she formed the War Widow’s Guild in Victoria to fight for better conditions for war widows and their families. Within just two years the Guild had become a national organisation fighting on a range of issues, including housing.

Building A Brighter Future

The solution was to start building homes for war widows over the age of 60 years, who were considered particularly vulnerable and unable to find affordable housing. With tremendous determination and resilience, Mrs Vasey started with a few converted older homes – but would eventually lead to more substantial building programs. Over time the invitation for accommodation would be extended to ex-service women, female family members of ex-servicemen, relatives and many others in need of support due to sickness, poverty, destitution or distress.

A Lifestyle That Everyone Deserves

Today, the ideals that were first introduced by Mrs Vasey not only extend to both men and women over 55 years from all backgrounds, but also to those who share a common desire to enjoy an independent and dignified lifestyle. Vasey currently offers four quality retirement communities in some of Sydney’s most picturesque suburbs – all designed and managed to serve the purpose for which Mrs Vasey’s vision first came about.

While Vasey’s housing portfolio is diverse, common to all of our friendly villages is the caring, compassionate and respectful character that is enjoyed by residents in each community Today, Vasey remains a not-for-profit organisation offering a wide mix of accommodation that includes affordable, low-cost housing through to new luxury accommodation on Sydney’s North Shore. With a heritage and tradition that has been built upon independence and dignity, Vasey’s supportive team and strong vision for what really matters to residents can be seen in every village.

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