Spend your retirement years in comfort and relaxation along the St. Lawrence River in downtown Brockville.
Chartwell Wedgewood Retirement Residence is an elegant independent living and assisted living community in historic, picturesque Brockville, nestled along the northern banks of the St. Lawrence River. A community steeped in old world charm and recognized by the World Health Organization as one of the safest communities in Canada, Brockville is defined by stately mansions and elaborate fountains, all preserved as a reminder of the town’s rich history.
Basking in the architectural and natural beauty surrounding them, Chartwell Wedgewood residents enjoy access to many local amenities—some within walking distance—including shopping and dining in the revitalized downtown area, boating tours along the beautiful waterfront, and several popular cultural events and festivals.
Modern on-site amenities
Inside our retirement home, marked by its quiet elegance and relaxed atmosphere, you can take advantage of a variety of modern and convenient amenities, including an arts and crafts studio, fitness centre, therapeutic pool, movie lounge, and beautifully landscaped gardens and outdoor patios with views of the river. A variety of engaging social experiences, fitness classes, and events are also hosted in our common spaces or out in the community via our transportation services.
The worry-free lifestyle you deserve
When our residents seek some private time, they relax in well-appointed suites that range in size and style from studios to one-bedroom suites. Here, you’ll find yourself enjoying delicious and nutritious meals in our Empress Dining Room—including access to our Nautical Lounge and Bar—as well as benefiting from convenience like weekly housekeeping and laundry, staff on-site 24/7, and emergency response services.
The dining experience
You can look forward to a wonderful dining experience at Chartwell Wedgewood, thanks to our food services team who attentively prepares and presents every dish. We offer flexible dining times so you can dine at a time that best suits your schedule. Choose from à la carte or featured menu items made with quality ingredients: we offer a diverse array of classic main courses, plus savoury soups, fresh salads, and delicious homemade desserts.
Activities and amenities
Recreational and social programs and venues are close to home when you reside at Chartwell Wedgewood: there’s so much happening right under our roof! It’s easy and convenient to take part in programs that spark your curiosity. Your participation is always up to you. Simply take a look at our scheduled events to see what you’d like to do or drop by for informal get-togethers with your peers. Our well-kept amenities include a fitness room, lounge, therapeutic pool/spa, and TV room, while our activities range from live musical entertainment and pet visits to an assortment of educational, social, and cultural workshops and day trips in and around Brockville.
A selection of inviting suites
Starting from $4,010/month
We’re pleased to offer a variety of suites at Chartwell Wedgewood. Both our independent living and assisted living suites are available in comfortable, accessible studio and one-bedroom layouts with a kitchenette. A number of these suites feature incredible views of the St. Lawrence River and mature trees.
Senior living in Brockville
Chartwell Wedgewood is in an enviable location in the heart of vibrant, historic Brockville. Upscale and inviting, our multi-story retirement residence on King Street overlooks the St. Lawrence River, offering an excellent combination of scenic natural beauty and access to convenient urban amenities and services. Nearby attractions and venues include spas, theatres, coffee shops, restaurants, pharmacies, and shops, many within walking distance. Brockville General Hospital is a three-minute drive away.
Things to do in Brockville
With views of the St. Lawrence, century homes, and a dedication to both history and innovation, it’s no wonder that Brockville is such a well-liked small community. Blockhouse Island is a popular destination: watch the ships go by, take a riverfront boat tour, or go for a stroll on the recreational trails. It’s also home to seasonal festivals like the River of Lights. Find fresh and delicious local fare at the Brockville Farmers’ Market, one of Ontario’s oldest continuously-operating markets, or stop by Brockville Village Library to take part in one of their senior programs. The Brockville Arts Centre is known for its live performances in music, theatre, and dance, as well as film showings. A craft brewery tour and tasting at 1000 Islands Brewing Company is also a fun outing.
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.