Sim Gardens sheltered housing

Sim Gardens sheltered housing scheme is situated in the small agricultural town of Turriff.

The scheme has 28 one bedroom and four self-contained two bedroom flats. All the flats are connected to the community alarm system. Some of the flats are adapted for wheelchair users and people with mobility issues.

Facilities at the scheme include:

  • a communal lounge
  • communal kitchen and laundry
  • communal bathroom
  • two lifts
  • TV room
  • craft room
  • music room
  • hairdresser
  • dart room

One twin guest bedroom with en-suite, and sofa bed, is available for visiting relatives or friends to use if they don't live locally.

Regular social activities can be facilitated by the Sheltered Housing Officer which includes:

  • monthly church service on a Wednesday
  • whist drive
  • bingo
  • bus outings
  • soup and sweets
  • fish supper nights
  • Christmas lunch and entertainment

Both cats and dogs are generally accepted at the scheme.

Local facilities in Turriff include local shops and supermarkets, a large open park and primary and secondary schools. There is a regular bus service to Banff and Inverurie. 

If you'd like to know more about Sim Gardens sheltered housing, please call 01888 560183 or email


Sim Gardens sheltered housing, Manse Road, Turriff, AB53 4EH.