Contemporary seniors’ community in Burlington promoting a vibrant lifestyle along the shores of Lake Ontario.

Nestled along the shores of Lake Ontario, Chartwell Lakeshore is a newly renovated retirement residence in Burlington offering an inviting and vibrant atmosphere. Choose from a range of living and support options that provide you with the convenience, flexibility, and peace of mind you deserve, including retirement living suites with flexible service options, as well as a dedicated assisted living floor.

Unparalleled lakefront views

Our retirement community in Burlington overlooks the sparkling shores of Lake Ontario, meaning you can enjoy stunning views of the water from almost anywhere in our residence. You’ll love to admire the lake from our gorgeous dining room and terrace while enjoying restaurant-style service, either indoors or outdoors. The picturesque views, paired with the lively and engaging activities that define our community atmosphere, make our residence feel like a retreat you never have to leave.

Modern on-site amenities

Chartwell Lakeshore just underwent a modern renovation to create on-site amenity spaces that serve as an exciting extension of your living space. Grab a cup of coffee in our sociable bistro; take in a sports game or partake in a card tournament in our lounge; leaf through the latest thriller in our contemporary library; or maintain your wellness in our fitness room with our workout equipment—the choice is yours! Here, you’ll find the familiarity of home collides with a high-end hotel feel, creating a new sense of possibility each day.

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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.

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The dining experience

At Chartwell Lakeshore, we want you to lead the independent, worry-free lifestyle you deserve in your retirement years. That’s why we offer flexible service offerings designed to make your life better, including delicious and wholesome chef-prepared meals served by friendly staff in our social dining room. We also have a private dining room that can be booked for family gatherings, and a bistro where you enjoy a hot beverage and snacks.

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Take a closer look at the lifestyle at Chartwell Lakeshore.

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Activities and amenities

Our retirement community is a lively, engaging place to call home not only because of our residents and staff, but the many optional activities we have on offer. Consider joining us for a painting class, a meeting of the book club, our Rhythm ‘n’ Moves exercise program, a glass of wine on our outdoor terrace, or perhaps a fun outing to a nearby restaurant, theatre or shopping trip aboard the Chartwell bus! You choose how you spend each day with us, and there’s always something interesting on offer if you feel like socializing, pursuing a hobby or adding some variety into your day.

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A selection of inviting suites

Starting from $4,420/month

Whether you choose one of our independent living suites or our dedicated assisted living neighbourhood to call home, we have a wide range of suite plans for you to explore, including spacious studio and one-bedroom layouts—many featuring kitchenettes and sweeping lake views!

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Retirement living in Burlington

Located between Burloak Road and Appleby Line, and just minutes from the Q.E.W., our retirement residence is nearby several amenities in Burlington that are a short walk away—including coffee shops, grocery stores and pharmacies across the street, as well as lush parkland and paths along the waterfront. If you don’t fancy a stroll, we provide underground parking spots for residents who drive, as well as transportation services upon appointment.

Things to do in Burlington

Burlington is a beautiful city on Lake Ontario well-situated between Toronto and Niagara Falls. It’s a wonderful place to call home, not only because of the picturesque waterfront and all its associated parks, gardens and cycling paths—including The Royal Botanical Gardens, Bronte Creek Provincial Park, Conservation Halton, and the Lake Ontario Waterfront Trail—but the many dining, shopping, and festival experiences as well. If you’re moving to a Burlington retirement residence, there are over 300 restaurants to choose from, including award-winning locations like The Carriage House and Spencer’s at the Waterfront, and an abundance of specialty boutiques and artisan gift shops in historic downtown Burlington. Don’t forget unique destinations like the Art Gallery of Burlington, Joseph Brant Museum, and the Ireland House at Oakridge Farm, as well as popular events like the Sound of Music Festival, Lakeside Festival of Lights and Canada’s largest Ribfest!

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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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