Chartwell Royal on Gordon

Experience personalized retirement living in a traditional setting in desirable South Guelph.

Chartwell Royal on Gordon Retirement Residence in Guelph’s south end offers an independent and active lifestyle for seniors who want to belong to a vibrant community. Here, you can benefit from a variety of personalized services delivered by friendly and knowledgeable staff, including care support if you need some additional daily assistance to live in complete comfort and satisfaction. We also uniquely offer seniors’ townhomes!

A location you’ll want to call home

Our retirement community is ideally located in Guelph’s south end, where you'll find a combination of small-town friendliness and big-city amenities. From banks, grocery stores, and restaurants to retailers, pharmacies, and medical services, everything you could need to run errands or enjoy time with family can be found in our well-serviced, walkable neighbourhood. Speaking of family, many of our residents’ children and grandchildren also call our community home, and for those who live out of town, they appreciate that we’re only a short 10-minute drive from the 401.

An oasis in the city

One of the most appreciated aspects of life at Chartwell Royal on Gordon is our private courtyard, which serves as a peaceful sanctuary for residents looking to be closer to nature. You may find yourself taking your morning paper and coffee into our lush greenspace—dotted with patio furniture, mature trees, and bird feeders—to relax under the shade of our gazebo, or perhaps tending your flowers or vegetables in our raised garden beds. You can also take a leisurely stroll along our paved walking paths around the residence—the choice is yours!

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Chartwell Royal on Gordon's exterior of the back patio with outdoor tables, chairs and umbrellas
Chartwell Royal on Gordon's common area with fireplace, sofas
Chartwell Royal on Gordon's recreation area with bar, pool table, card tables and shuffle board
Chartwell Royal on Gordon's fitness area with chairs and exercise balls
Chartwell Royal on Gordon's library
Chartwell Royal on Gordon's main dining room
Chartwell Royal on Gordon model suite living area with sofa and tv stand
Chartwell Royal on Gordon's  model suite living area and kitchenette
Chartwell Royal on Gordon's front exterior of the housing units
Chartwell Royal on Gordon's exterior aerial view of the entrance of the residence
  • Chartwell Royal on Gordon's exterior of the back patio with outdoor tables, chairs and umbrellas
  • Chartwell Royal on Gordon's common area with fireplace, sofas
  • Chartwell Royal on Gordon's recreation area with bar, pool table, card tables and shuffle board
  • Chartwell Royal on Gordon's fitness area with chairs and exercise balls
  • Chartwell Royal on Gordon's library
  • Chartwell Royal on Gordon's main dining room
  • Chartwell Royal on Gordon model suite living area with sofa and tv stand
  • Chartwell Royal on Gordon's  model suite living area and kitchenette
  • Chartwell Royal on Gordon's front exterior of the housing units
  • Chartwell Royal on Gordon's exterior aerial view of the entrance of the residence

Flexible care and support

To ensure personalized support, our Care Assist program—an offering of à la carte wellness services and all-inclusive care packages—further provides you with the flexibility to add or remove services. This empowers you to create a customized care plan that meets your unique needs, preferences, and abilities so you can feel your best each day.

The dining experience

Our beautiful, bright dining room overlooking our peaceful courtyard is where our residents gather, connect and share delicious meals, thoughtfully prepared by our food service staff and served with a smile. You’ll appreciate the daily specials boasting fresh ingredients, or order from our à la carte menu of resident favourites. We accommodate special diets, too—just let us know how we can help!

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

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Activities and amenities

Our warm and welcoming residence is home to a close community of sociable seniors who share a common goal of enjoying a worry-free retirement. We offer so many ways to stay active and engaged, from accessible fitness classes and fun outings to tending to the veggies and flowers in our four raised garden beds. When you need some downtime, you’ll love peacefully lounging in the courtyard with a book (keep an eye on the bird feeders!) and strolling along our walking path. It’s easy to love our warm, accessible retirement home with its high ceilings and bright, airy gathering spaces.

  • 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

PROMO starting from $4,295/month

You can choose from independent living suites or seniors’ townhomes at Chartwell Royal on Gordon. First, we have our suites in the residence: cozy studios and roomier one-bedroom layouts. For more independence and space, you might prefer our townhomes, which give you access to a wide variety of residence amenities and activities too.

Retirement living in Guelph

We’re located in South Guelph, a highly desirable, vibrant neighbourhood conveniently located only 10 minutes away from the 401. Although we’re tucked in among lots of lush green space, our contemporary residence is situated within walking distance of plenty of amenities and conveniences, such as shopping, grocery stores, pharmacies, coffee shops, banks, and restaurants. Our community also offers easy access to a variety of medical clinics, hospitals, and places of worship.

Things to do in Guelph

You’re just a quick drive away from all that Guelph has to offer, from the bustling, iconic farmer’s market (a community cornerstone since 1827) to its many art galleries and a huge selection of restaurants. If you’re new to the area, start your explorations with a historical walking tour from the Guelph Arts Council. Afterwards, grab a delicious lunch at one of the area’s restaurants and pubs, or treat yourself to a luxe afternoon of pampering at Elora Mill or Langdon Hall spa. Golfers will love the area’s many courses, including the nearby Springfield Golf and Country Club. And outdoor enthusiasts will be swooning over the options, including the Gosling Garden Trail located right across the street from the residence, and Guelph Lake Conservation Area with its sandy beaches, plenty of picnic areas, and lots of great fishing. For shopping, try the Stone Road Mall or Old Quebec Street Shoppes, or find treasures at the popular Aberfoyle Antique Market.

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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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