Goodwin Retirement Living Canberra, ACT

Goodwin Village Farrer

Welcome to Goodwin Village Farrer

Over the years this village has grown thanks to its excellent reputation.

Nestled away in the quiet, leafy and well-established suburb of Farrer, a vibrant retirement village and a brand-new residential care home.

Surrounded by nature reserves and mountains, Farrer offers rare natural beauty in the heart of the Woden Valley. Carefully planned with comfort, practicality and environmental sustainability in mind.

The perfect place to sit back, breathe and savour the good life.

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Stunning natural environment

Farrer is one of Canberra’s best kept secrets in the Woden Valley. An established, leafy suburb with all the services and conveniences of modern life close by.

On the doorstep is Farrer Ridge Nature Reserve and part of the Canberra Nature Park. A haven for nature-lovers and dog owners. Providing picturesque vistas, woodlands, birdlife, wildflowers and occasional kangaroos grazing on nearby lawns.

Everything you need, close at hand

Serviced by a surprising number of bus routes, you’ll never be stuck for somewhere to go.

Canberra Hospital, Westfield Woden Shopping Centre, Mawson’s Southlands Shopping Centre, and several clubs, including the ever-popular Mawson Club, are just down the road for an afternoon out.

A short walk in the neighbourhood and you’ll find a small supermarket, select shops, niche restaurants, a hairdresser, dog groomer and one of the most popular cafes’ in Canberra.

Village life

Goodwin Village Farrer is a place where you can come together with friends and family to celebrate life. There’s a sense of space and openness about the village, surrounded by trees, where the grandchildren can become acquainted with nature.

Village life allows friendships and interests to flourish. Make the most of our weekly activity program, take part in social groups or outings, or even start your own interest group.

We here to help you stay independent, healthy and active. We provide fitness and exercise sessions, take care of all your home maintenance and, if you’re interested, we’ll arrange for someone to help with other jobs using our Home care services.

Make the most of every day

The spacious clubhouse is the heart of the village. It’s a hub of activity and a social space for all residents and visitors to enjoy. A centrepiece with two floors of food and entertainment space, as well as an outdoor dining area.

The exclusive Lifestyle Club offers a variety of social programs. For starters, there are exercise classes, lunch at local venues, book clubs, cinema club, music club and organised day trips.

Onsite facilities include:

Resident’s café/restaurant and bar


Activities room



Billiards room

Activities program

Outdoor barbeque areas

Pet friendly

Men’s shed

Transport services

Health and wellness

Goodwin Village Farrer residents have access to our exclusive Wellness Centres. Offering allied health services along with aged-specialist nursing and geriatric care.

Join us for classes in balance, yoga and weights, to help keep you strong, independent for as long as possible.

The Farrer team are well equipped and available to ensure your safety, helping you make the most of every day.

The live-in care facility offering the highest quality clinical care. For more information, visit the Farrer residential aged care section.

Home types

Think comfort, practicality and environmental sustainability. All apartments have generous floorplans, plenty of storage and secure basement parking accessed by a lift to each floor.

Superb finishes and modern inclusions with intelligent future-proofing designs.

Each apartment has a built-in emergency call system. As for home maintenance, we’ll do that for you. Lock up and leave your apartment to go travelling any time.


Goodwin Village Farrer has 169 retirement living units:

  • 37 x 1 bedroom apartments
  • 70 x 2 bedroom apartments
  • 62 x 3 bedroom apartments

What’s next?

Talk to our experienced team so we can find the best option for you, together.

02 6175 7275

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Retirement Living Accreditations

Australian Retirement Village Accreditation Scheme (ARVAS) accredited

Rated by ResiRating Australia’s independent rating of retirement living

Compliance with the Retirement Living Code of Conduct

Member of Leading Age Services Australia for the year 2022-2023