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Welcome to Wessex

Wessex is an apartment community in Ames, IA just a few miles from Iowa State University. It is one of Ames most unique housing communities, offering apartments and townhomes with amenities like a 3 acre lake, gated entry, a pool and much more!

This website contains sections for people interested in living at Wessex, those who already live here, and for you who might be visiting Wessex soon.

Please note: Wessex residents are professionals, families and graduate students. Single undergraduates do not qualify.

•   NEW in 2013.... Additional security cameras and building access control
•   Wessex is a Tobacco Free Community!
•   Wessex is a Cat Friendly Community!*
* with prior authorization


Very competent, well organized, very friendly, caring beyond professional limits. We felt very welcomed, all our needs were met and the advice we received was extremely helpful.

Mr. & Mrs. Brown