Enjoy an active and flexible lifestyle in a residence that combines comfort and convenience in the heart of historic Barrie.
Chartwell Allandale Station is a new, vibrant retirement residence in the heart of south Barrie, built in 2019. We invite you to experience the welcoming atmosphere that begins as soon as you walk through our doors. Our retirement home is known for its wide selection of amenities and a variety of personalized services to suit your lifestyle—including independent living and assisted living services—empowering you to lead your best retirement years.
Experience Barrie at its best
Overlooking the shores of Lake Simcoe, Chartwell Allandale Station combines the peace of nature and the convenience of city living. Choose between waterfront parks like Allandale Station Park and Centennial Beach or enjoy the views at Minet’s Point Park. Restaurants are right at your fingertips if you’re looking for a quick bite while running errands at the local pharmacy, shopping the stores, or getting groceries at supermarkets within walking distance. Family and friends can easily visit as we’re near Highway 400 and Allandale Waterfront Station, and we also offer a private shuttle service for outings and appointments
Superb on-site amenities
With an array of on-site amenities to choose from, you have everything you need to live the retirement you deserve. Dine in our elegant dining room, host friends and family in our private dining room, or settle down for a light snack in our café. Relax in our cozy library or take self-care to the next level by visiting our beauty salon. We also have a range of recreational experiences for you to enjoy, whether in our exercise room, our heated saltwater therapeutic pool, or in our movie theatre. For those who prefer the outdoors, our walking paths take you through our beautifully landscaped grounds.
The dining experience
Our roomy, bright dining room is the perfect space for socializing and sharing a meal with your fellow residents. From our full breakfast options to daily specials and seasonal menus filled with both home-style classics and contemporary offerings, we hope you’ll look forward to every meal with us. All of our recipes are given the seal of approval by registered dietitians and freshly prepared by our food service team so your meals at Chartwell Allandale Station are as healthy as they are delicious.
Activities and amenities
Our attentive staff plan a multitude of activities you’re free to join to stay engaged and social. We have lots of ways you can get involved, such as watching visiting entertainers and guest speakers. The decision to join is entirely up to you.
Select a book from our library shelves and find a spot in our comfy lounge, complete with fireplace, or take a seat at the bar to enjoy a cocktail. We even have shuffleboard and an indoor putting green so you can perfect your game year-round. We also offer a variety of exercise classes, a fitness room, and a heated indoor saltwater pool for you to keep fit.
A selection of inviting suites
Starting from $3,513/month
Choose from a broad range of suite sizes, starting with our cozy studio spaces. We also have one-bedroom, one-bedroom-plus-den, and two-bedroom suites, wonderful for couples or if you prefer to have extra space. All come with well-appointed kitchenettes.
Retirement living in Barrie
Our retirement residence overlooks the shores of beautiful Lake Simcoe and is close to all of the conveniences of modern living, including great restaurants, charming cafés, brewpubs, parks, grocery stores, pharmacies, places of worship, and banks. We are minutes from Highway 400 and conveniently close to transit options for an easy way to get around town, including nearby Allendale GO Station for a traffic-free train ride to and from Toronto.
Things to do in Barrie
Beautiful Barrie is the perfect spot to enjoy your retirement years, with activities and sights for everyone! This senior-friendly community on the shores of Lake Simcoe is the gateway to cottage country, with an abundance of lush public parks and sparkling beaches ready to be explored and enjoyed. History buffs might appreciate an afternoon at Base Borden, one of Canada's largest military museums, while Simcoe County Museum offers a comprehensive look into the area’s rich past. Shoppers will love a stroll through Georgian Mall, while wine fans will enjoy some time roaming the property at Heritage Estate Winery and Cidery and sampling its offerings. Golf lovers have no shortage of wonderful courses to play, with over 80 courses in the region. Be sure to check out the Allandale Recreation Centre and Parkview Community Centre for dedicated seniors programming, featuring everything from poker games and painting classes to choirs and guitar lessons.
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.