RFBI Armidale
Masonic Retirement Village

100 Cookes Road, Armidale NSW 2350
Call (02) 6770 1200

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Independent, active living without home chores or cares

A move to RFBI Armidale Masonic Retirement Village allows you to forget home maintenance, gardening, lawn mowing and the countless tasks that become increasingly burdensome so you can focus on the fun things in life.

Here, you will be able to enjoy a lifestyle as active as you please doing the things you love doing, and then relax and enjoy your surroundings.

Combining the best of country and city life

Your new home at RFBI Armidale Masonic Retirement Village is surrounded by the bushland and rural views for which the district is famous.

Busy, bustling Armidale is a cosmopolitan city in the NSW Northern Tablelands, an area renowned for World Heritage listed national parks, fertile pastureland and beautiful cool climate gardens, but only two hours from the coast. The Village is set on expansive gardens with beautiful views across Armidale.

Armidale itself offers all the services and amenities you need and a range of recreational pursuits to suit all interests. The area is well served by doctors and other health care providers.


Everything you need is right here 

Our retirement living accommodation at RFBI Armidale Masonic Retirement Village offers 34 villas with stunning views. The two 3-bedroom villas and thirty two 2-bedroom villas are well appointed, and all offer internal access lock-up garages.  Thirty one villas have sunrooms and some come with a study.  An emergency response system is installed in all villas for peace of mind.

The new high-speed National Broadband Network (NBN) has been installed at the village and is connected to all villas.  This makes is even easier for you to use your technology to keep in touch with family and friends.

Other village facilities include a resident lounge area, kitchenette and library which are available to all retirement village residents.  Recently renovated and refurnished, they are a pleasant additional space to share with friends and family.

Please note that you will need to pay a departure fee when you leave this village.

Take a Tour
Year Opened 1995
Number of Units 34
2 Bedroom Units 32
3 Bedroom Units 2
Village Bus
Fully maintained gardens
Community Hall
Other Features Fully furnished community hall
Co-located at residential aged care centre -


RFBI Armidale Masonic Retirement Village opened in 1995 with 12 villas. Additional building were completed subsequently, including administration and the Masonic Centre, and were officially opened in 1997 by the Rt Hon. Ian Sinclair AC, former Federal Member for New England.

Owing to public demand, an additional 20 villas were added from 1999, with enough vacant land remaining to build another 6 villas in the future.


Contact information

To find out more about RFBI Armidale Masonic Village, please make an appointment to see us. We look forward to meeting you so we can better understand your needs and hopefully be able to assist you.

If you would like a tour of the village or if you urgently need care, please call our General Manager, Genevieve Baker at (02) 6770 1200 or click here to send us an email

You can visit the village at:

100 Cookes Road, Armidale, NSW 2350.  (Please note: Armidale Regional Council recently amended our address.  Google Maps and other GPS navigational tools may still locate our village at 93 Cookes Road.)