Enjoy a flexible, independent retirement lifestyle surrounded by nature with the convenience of Downtown Kamloops.
Chartwell Ridgepointe is an independent living retirement home in Southwest Kamloops. Rooted in nature, you have the convenience of the city and the peaceful views of surrounding mountains, woodlands, and rolling hills. We boast a variety of views, but we have an even greater variety of suites to suit your needs. From spacious multi-bedroom suites, comfortable grand penthouses, or independent apartments with full kitchens, you’re sure to find the perfect place to call home. Our retirement residence feels warm and welcoming, thanks to our vibrant community and friendly atmosphere, fostered by regular social experiences.
Where city convenience meets nature
You might already be familiar with Chartwell Ridgepointe, also known as “the castle on the hill.” Located right beside park lands, our neighborhood is known for its peacefulness and family-oriented environment. Stretch your legs in Pineview Trails, which lead right into the vast nature. While Highway 1 is accessible to both you and your family, our residence is located a safe distance away from the bustle of cars. Downtown Kamloops is also just a short drive away, where you can find all your favourite conveniences: Royal Inland Hospital, Riverside Park, Kamloops Museum & Archives, as well as a variety of shops and restaurants. Don’t feel like driving? Not to worry, as our transportation services will take you to and from the city.
A lifestyle that suits you
Home is meant to be enjoyed, whether its relaxing in front of a sunset view from your suite’s private balcony or embracing the worry-free comforts that come with senior living. Here, you can choose between studios, one- or two-bedroom suites, or independent apartments with fully-equipped kitchens. To add to your flexibility of choice and your peace of mind, we also offer meal packages and housekeeping. As your needs start to evolve, we can also partner with third party providers to ensure your care is personalized to your needs and preferences, allowing you to comfortably age in place.
The dining experience
At Chartwell Ridgepointe, we want you to lead the independent, worry-free lifestyle that you deserve in your retirement years. That’s why we offer a varied menu to make your life better, including delicious and wholesome chef-prepared meals served by friendly staff in our well-appointed dining room. We also have a bistro for you to enjoy a beverage and freshly prepared snacks, and a private dining room for catered meals with family.
Activities and amenities
Our retirement community is a vibrant place to call home, not only because of our active residents and convivial staff, but the many optional activities we have on offer. Consider joining us for our Rhythm ‘N’ Moves exercise program, cultural activities, guest speakers, a book chat in the library, gardening, live entertainment, a stroll along our scenic walking paths, a glass of wine in the bistro, or a fun outing to shops, restaurants, or a concert or play in downtown Kamloops. You choose how you spend each day with us, and there is always something interesting on offer if you feel like casual socializing, pursuing a passion project, or adding some variety into your day.
A selection of inviting suites
Starting from $2,254/month
At Chartwell Ridgepointe, we have a wide range of suite and apartment plans for you to explore. These include spacious one-bedroom, one-bedroom-plus-den, and two-bedroom layouts featuring kitchenettes, with a variety of views of surrounding mountains, woodlands and rolling hills. Our independent apartments also feature full kitchens for ease of cooking and in-suite laundry facilities. We offer outdoor parking.
Senior living in Kamloops
Located on Primrose Court in a quiet neighbourhood in southwest Kamloops, beside parklands and surrounded by rolling hills and mountains, our retirement residence is just a short drive from downtown Kamloops. You can find a variety of restaurants, shops, and cultural attractions nearby, as well as Royal Inland Hospital, Kamloops Museum & Archives, and world-class sporting facilities. We offer outdoor parking spots for residents who drive and transportation services to take you to and from the city.
Things to do in Kamloops
Kamloops is a beautiful city situated at the junction of the North and South Thompson Rivers in the Thompson Valley, surrounded by lush parklands, rolling hills, and the Coast Mountains. It’s a wonderful place to call home, not only because of its spectacular natural setting and proximity to 100 lakes, but its many cultural, educational, recreational, and sporting attractions. If you’re moving to a Kamloops retirement residence, you can visit art galleries, attend concerts and plays, or visit the Kamloops Film Festival, Kamloops Comedy Fest, and Thompson Rivers University. Kamloops is also known as the tournament capital of Canada, hosting more than 100 sporting tournaments each year at world-class sports facilities, such as the Tournament Capital Centre. Don’t forget popular attractions like the Adams River Sockeye Salmon Run, award-winning wineries and craft breweries, the Kamloops Heritage Railway, the Kamloops International Buskers Festival, BC Wildlife Park, and the Secwepeme Museum and Heritage Park.
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.