Myfanwy House

14/16 Magdala Road, Cosham, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO6 2QG

Myfanwy House


A new and bespoke Sheltered Housing Development for older people within the local area.  Elm Trees Retirement Living Limited has identified the need for 14 Apartments enabling residents to benefit from their own separate sitting room and bedroom with en-suite facilities.  Myfanwy House residents will receive care and support from a full time House Manager, cooked meals, social activities and companionship. Myfanwy House is designed to allow ease of access to all rooms, dedicated communal eating areas and an outdoor space in which to relax.

We have 3 apartments vacant covering the 1st and 2nd floors.  Please telephone 02392 739322 for further information, an application form and a viewing of the new property.  Rental cost iincludes all utility bills and food.

All staff and residents are fully vaccinated against Covid-19.  Our fees are a fraction of Residential Care Homes.  Pop in for a viewing anytime.

Key Features of the new Myfanwy House         

  • 14 bed apartment sheltered accommodation
  • Dining Room
  • Laundry Room
  • Lift
  • House Manager
  • Alarm system
  • Garden
  • Cook

Local Area

  • Cosham is a northern suburb of Portsmouth lying within the city boundary but off Portsea Island.
  • The name is of Saxon origin.  Until the 1920s it was a separate small village surrounded by fields.  Extensive suburban growth then expanded around the village, both east and west along the slopes of Portsdown Hill.
  • It has been for many years a local route centre; Cosham railway station was also the terminus for City trams and trolleybuses from the south and Portsdown and Horndean Light Railway trams to the north until 1938.
  • The high street is a significant local shopping centre.  Few traces of the original village now remain; the oldest houses (Chalk Cottage of 1777 and Mile Stone Cottages of 1793) were demolished in the 1960s and replaced by a car park but the old milepost showing mileage to London, Petersfield and Portsmouth remains.
  • There are a series of 6 forts on Portsdown Hill and these were built as a result of the 1859 Royal Commission as part of a series of fortifications built to defend Portsmouth and its dockyard from a possible attack from inland.  The main threat was perceived to be from Napoleon III of France but this receded soon after the forts’ completion.
  • The main A&E hospital, Queen Alexandra Hospital, is situated on Southwick Road in Cosham which serves the whole of Portsmouth and surrounding areas.

Life at the House

  • Myfanwy House will offer affordable, high quality living for people who want to be as independent and self-reliant as possible without the worry of maintaining their own home.
  • We personalise our services to meet your needs so that you can enjoy freedom, security and peace of mind.
  • Myfanwy House will provide residents with the privacy of their own accommodation combined with the companionship of others, home cooked meals, and the security and support of dedicated house staff.
  • We welcome applications and enquiries.
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