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Enjoy independence and comfort in later life

Residential living need not be a worrying prospect; it can be the start of new friendships and security with us in Sherborne.


Rooms and shared facilities are designed for getting the most out of your life in later years, with the assurance of staff on-call 24hrs.

Guest Room

We have a small, comfortably furnished en-suite guest room available on the ground floor, overlooking Sherborne Abbey.

Life at St Johns'

St Johns’ House offers residents comfortable, independent living within a homely environment and opportunities to socialise.

Find out more

Please get in touch with our Manager,  who will be pleased to give you more information about living with us.

St Johns’ House stands at the entrance to Sherborne Abbey Close, set within the courtyard and gardens of the original Almshouse.  St. Johns’ offers one of the most historically interesting and comfortable residential homes in the area, with a chance to live close to shops, facilities and places of interest.  Above all, we offer an opportunity to enjoy new friendships in a safe, warm and manageable home.

Cheap Street, which is at the heart of Sherborne, features independent shops and businesses selling everything from a bar of soap to a country mansion! There are many tea rooms, coffee shops, a library, churches and galleries, and the town is also proud of its seasonal floral displays.  Beyond the town, in the beautiful county of Dorset, you will discover stunning countryside, heritage Jurassic coast and unique architecture,

Sherborne is a well-loved town with a warm community spirit and we look forward to welcoming you.