Independent living

The best of both worlds

Independent living provides the best of both worlds – the freedom to come and go as you please, with the security and companionship of the village community. 

Our apartments are designed specifically with the 65-plus person in mind. Spacious and well thought out, they include call-assist alarms that are monitored 24 hours a day by our on-site staff.

You can retain a high level of independence while living in the village, and without the worry of maintenance (exterior maintenance, lawn mowing, and window cleaning are all included), and you’ll have more time and energy to enjoy what you really love.

If you don’t feel like cooking, our seasonal Delicious menus are on offer in the dining room. Simply make a reservation at the village reception.

Or you might like to come to one of our monthly fine-dining evenings, and enjoy a special dinner with friends or family.

These events are always popular, so you need to book early to secure a Delicious evening out.

What independent living means to our residents:

"The atmosphere in this village is fantastic, it's something really special." Helen, Weary Dunlop resident

Click here to read our free guide to living in a Ryman village.


Apartments are designed with the 65-plus person in mind. They're light and spacious with a lot of thought put into how they are laid out, and are air conditioned for all year round comfort.

Careful consideration is given to the aspect of how apartments are situated, to gain maximum sun and the best views. Many of our modern apartments have generous balconies showcasing lovely views, or patios with garden access.

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