Chartwell Carlton

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Experience boutique-style retirement living in beautiful Burnaby.

Chartwell Carlton is an intimate, boutique-style independent living community in a breathtaking setting featuring picturesque mountain views. We're near many beautiful lakes, parks, forests, and trails, making our neighbourhood a stunning place to call home.

Centrally located at the corner of Canada Way and Gilmore Street, our upscale seniors’ residence in central-west Burnaby is also situated just minutes away from Grand Villa Casino, Highway 1 and two Metrotown SkyTrain lines.

All-inclusive retirement living

The worry-free lifestyle at Chartwell Carlton is designed for independent seniors looking to remain engaged in the many leisure and social experiences the city has to offer. Here, you’ll benefit from thoughtfully prepared menu choices, weekly housekeeping, a variety of recreational, fitness, and hobby experiences, the convenience of chauffeured car services, and secure underground parking. If desired, care services can also be coordinated through third-party home care providers.

West Coast design elements

Our retirement home features an abundance of natural light and an open concept design, including a fireside lounge and three rooftop terraces with exceptional mountain and city views. Featuring exposed beams, wood finishes and a contemporary colour palette, you’ll find Chartwell Carlton exudes a West Coast feel, bringing the beauty of nature and the warmth of the outdoors into the heart of our home.

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  • beautiful model suite bedroom at chartwell carlton retirement residence
  • modern fitness room at chartwell carlton retirement residence
  • cozy fireplace lounge at chartwell carlton retirement residence
  • country kitchen at chartwell carlton retirement residence

Personalized care options for better quality of life

In addition to convenient household services, you can take advantage of a host of care options geared to helping you maintain your health and independence with the peace of mind you deserve. Our Retirement Living Consultants can help you navigate the different care options that may be available through an external care provider.

The dining experience

At Chartwell Carlton, we want you to lead the relaxing, social lifestyle that you deserve in your retirement years. To complement your lifestyle, we offer an in-house dining experience to make your life better, including a menu featuring delicious and wholesome chef-prepared meals. When you’re not in the dining room, you may find yourself in the bistro enjoying a cup of coffee and cookie, in the bar/lounge for a cocktail, watching a cooking demonstration in the country kitchen, or celebrating a special family occasion in the private dining room for a catered meal.

Carrot soup in a bowl with carrot, crouton and basil garnish

Take a closer look at the lifestyle at Chartwell Carlton.

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Activities and amenities

Our retirement community is an animated, welcoming place to call home—not only because of our lively residents and friendly staff, but the many optional activities we offer. Consider joining us for our Rhythm ‘N’ Moves exercise program, stretch and relaxation class, gardening, guest speaker presentations, billiards, card games, films, live music events, a glass of wine in our fireside lounge or bistro, fun outings to shops and restaurants, or nature walks by beautiful lakes, parks, forests, beaches, and trails nearby. You choose how you spend each day with us, and there is always something exciting on offer if you feel like socializing, doing something different, or trying a new hobby.

  • Chartwell Residence Ladies enjoying cup of Coffee in dinning room
  • Chartwell Residents enjoying the game of Billiards
  • Senior ladies chatting and enjoying painting

A selection of inviting suites

Starting from $3,752/month

At Chartwell Carlton, we have a range of well-appointed suite plans for you to explore. These include studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom suites, all featuring kitchenettes, high ceilings, large windows to maximize space and light, and private balconies.

Senior living in Burnaby

Located at the corner of Canada Way and Gilmore Street in central-west Burnaby, our intimate, boutique-style retirement residence is situated in a breathtaking setting featuring picturesque mountain views. We are minutes away from Grand Villa Casino, Highway 1, and two Metrotown SkyTrain lines, and near many beautiful lakes, parks, forests and trails. We offer indoor parking spots for residents who drive and the convenience of chauffeured car service for appointments and outings to the many attractions in Burnaby and Vancouver.

Things to do in Burnaby

Burnaby is a beautiful city in the centre of the Burrard Peninsula, just east of Vancouver, and home to Simon Fraser University, the British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Burnaby Mountain. Burnaby is a wonderful place to call home for seniors, not only because of its 200 parks and proximity to mountains, forests and the Pacific Ocean, but its many arts, cultural, recreational, and sporting attractions. If you’re moving to a retirement residence in Burnaby, you can visit art galleries and film sets, attend concerts, plays and dance performances, and take advantage of the many local parks, beaches, and forest trails. Burnaby has Canada’s largest film and television production studio, and famous Canadians from the city include actor Michael J. Fox, singer Michael Bublé, and soccer star Christine Sinclair. Don’t forget popular local attractions like Burnaby Artisan Farmers Market, Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre, Burnaby Blues + Roots Festival, Symphony in the Park, and the Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology.

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Shopping for retirement homes?

There are many important factors to consider when trying to find the best retirement community for yourself or a loved one. Practical considerations like location, cost and the right support or care services for your unique needs, emotional considerations like how the residence made you feel and your interactions with staff, and so much more. Read our helpful guide today for questions to ask during a tour, topics to discuss with family, and how to make a decision you can feel confident in..

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