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Welcome to Watermark

Saying Welcome to Watermark is just the start for me because as soon as you set foot in this village you automatically feel completely at home. I consider myself extremely fortunate to be the Manager at the most beautiful Retirement Village in the Riverina.

Our facilities here are first class and the location is fantastic. We are only a stone’s throw from the city centre, the beautiful walks along the Murrumbidgee and the main shopping precinct in Wagga Wagga.

We have a diverse range of people from all walks of life and the community spirit among the residents is so good, that I feel I am part of the extended family that we have here. It is a pleasure to come to work.

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At Watermark, you will have access to a great range of facilities including: 

  • Hair salon
  • Community lounge and multi-purpose room
  • Library
  • Cinema
  • Billiard Room
  • Gym
  • Card room
  • Arts & craft room
  • Outdoor entertainment area with BBQ
  • Underground car park
  • Security intercom access
  • Lift access throughout
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Village Manager
  • Pet friendly

“Living at Watermark Wagga Wagga has enabled me to enjoy life without the worry of security and maintenance of my home. In the company of friendly and agreeable residents and management I am able to maintain my independence and privacy. Moving to Watermark five years ago has proved to be a very pleasant experience.”
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    Residential Services Nearby
    Our village is conveniently located close to one of our residential aged care communities, giving you the peace of mind that you won’t have to go far if you require more assistance. The residential facility offers various levels of care and we would ensure that your transition is as smooth as possible. Please contact us for further information.
    Social outings and bus trips
    We have regular social outings that all our residents enjoy if they choose to participate. Why don't you give us a call or visit and we can tell you more.
    Day Respite Centre - Wagga Wagga
    BaptistCare offers a full suite of care services including day and overnight respite care at Towner House for people with dementia and the frail aged. It's just down the road from Watermark and can provide respite care during the weekend as well as planned and emergency respite.

    A Range Of Beautiful Apartments

    When selecting your new home at Watermark, you will be spoilt for choice with our excellent range of 1, 2, 3 or 4 bedroom apartment layouts. Make sure you have a look at our 'Photos & Videos' tab to get a taste of what we offer. 

    All apartments are elegant, spacious and low maintenance residences with high quality finishes. Most apartments have northerly orientations ensuring an abundance of natural light and good cross flow ventilation. 

    Apartment features include: 

    • Reverse cycle airconditioning
    • Fisher & Paykel oven, range hood, cook top & dish drawer dishwasher
    • Caesar Stone kitchen bench tops
    • 100% wool carpets
    • Built in wardrobes
    • Linen cupboard
    • Internal laundry with clothes dryer
    • Secure medicine cabinet
    • Tastic bathroom lights
    • Fly screens & holland blinds
    • Private outdoor entertaining area

    "We swapped the chores for a Watermark Lifestyle. We are delighted to have made such a great decision in our late youth! This is a very special community in just the best location." ~ Deidre Henham (formerly of Leeton)

    A Resort-Style Retirement Village. Enjoy Life to its Fullest.

    Watermark’s central location offers a unique opportunity to live with easy access and the convenience of all the services, major health care providers and other facilities on offer within Central Wagga. With its peaceful location, beautiful walks along the river and a stones throw to the central shopping precinct, Watermark is a unique offering distinguishing itself from all other retirement living options.

    When you join our vibrant community you will be able to feel free to spend more time with family, travel, and pursue personal interests without having to worry about the security and maintenance of your home. Catering to an active, independent lifestyle, our beautiful apartments have also been designed to manage future access needs. 

    One of our residents enjoys the lifestyle here so much, he even wrote a poem about it:

    John Whiter
    We have just moved into Watermark;
    I should have come here years ago
    But being a procrastinator
    I tend to let things go.

    Although it’s worked out for the better,
    As we have the place we want:
    Two bedrooms on the ground floor,
    With a courtyard right out front.

    The view is quite inspiring.
    With churches all around.
    And some Tuesday nights
    The pipe band and bell towers burst aloud with sound.

    Location wise it’s handy,
    Only two blocks from the shops
    In a quiet street near the river
    And walking tracks … there’s lots.

    The complex is a good size:
    Not too big or not too small.
    There’s no room for expansion
    And that seems to suit us all!

    The residents are so friendly
    Everyone does their own thing.
    And if you have a sense of humour
    You will certainly fit right in.

    So when it comes to “Lifestyle Living”
    All the boxes get a tick.
    We are just so happy living here
    It’s like “heaven on a stick”! 

    Convenient Living Amongst A Beautiful Natural Setting

    Watermark is located in the heart of Wagga Wagga right next to the Murrumbidgee River and Wiradjuri Walking Track.

    In walking distance
    Civic Theatre, Riverina Playhouse, Riverine Club, Forum 6 Cinema
    Woolworths, The Marketplace, Sturt St Mall
    Wagga Wagga Civic Centre, Library, Council Offices
    Church precinct
    Police Station

    Proximity to Health Services
    Peter St Medical Centre 1km
    Trail St Medical Centre
    Calvary Hospital 3km
    Wagga Wagga Base Hospital 3km 

    "The decision to move to Watermark was one of the best I have made. Having had my eye on the complex since its inception, the chance to come here was too good to miss. The atmosphere, acceptance, activities and friendships are there for the taking, one can join in or not depending on how you feel. Watermark's Central position is exceptional."
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    Contact BaptistCare directly for all enquiries about this facility and its services, or general care information.


    14-20 Church Street
    Wagga Wagga NSW, 2650

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    Phone Number

    (02) 6925 8660

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    Neena Byrnes, Manager, BaptistCare Watermark