The comfortable, worry-free lifestyle you deserve with the personalized support you need in the heart of North York.
Chartwell Gibson Retirement Residence in an intimate continuum of care setting designed to support your independence, comfort and wellness with services personalized to you. Our friendly and diverse group of residents, staff and visitors makes us feel like a true family home, where you can feel the warmth and the depth of our trusted relationships with one another.
When you walk through our doors, you’ll be in awe of our soaring five-storey atrium, with its lush plants and floor-to-ceiling windows allowing in an abundance of light. Here, we offer a variety of well-appointed suites, available in spacious studio and one-bedroom layouts, many with great views of neighbouring Bayview Golf & Country Club and Duncan Creek Trail.
An urban location with natural beauty
In the Leslie-Steeles neighbourhood of North York—not far from North York General Hospital—you’ll find our location is a green oasis in a bustling city centre. Many of our residents are avid gardeners, and therefore love our serene outdoor space, featuring landscaped gardens, walking paths and cozy patio furniture.
Shopping, running errands or going out for lunch with family is made easy in our well-serviced community, where you’ll find nearby malls like Centerpoint Mall, Bayview Village, Fairview Mall, and the Shops at Don Mills. And don’t forget local amenities like restaurants, libraries, cinemas, grocery stores, pharmacies, and many more—the rewards of living in the city!
Personalized support tailored to you
Our caring, trained staff are here to support how you want to live in your retirement years with services and care—delivered in the privacy of your suite—that reflect your unique needs and preferences. Whether you’d benefit from medication management services, assistance with your morning or evening routine, or other specialized care, we are equipped to help you comfortably age in place for your peace of mind.
In addition, you will benefit from delicious and nutritious meals, housekeeping, and an array of life enrichment experiences, fitness classes and outings that you can participate in at will for a fulfilling and social retirement.
The dining experience
At Chartwell Gibson, your meals are freshly made by our experienced chefs and served by friendly staff in our dining room. Choose from a diverse, nutritious menu of featured meals and à la carte options, with delicious main courses, soups, salads and desserts. Invite your family and friends for a catered get-together in our private dining room, or meet a neighbour for a drink and a snack in the bistro.
Activities and amenities
Great amenities and interesting activities are just outside the door of your private suite at Chartwell Gibson. Of course, you choose what to do each day, depending on your schedule and preferences, and you can rely on our staff to organize activities for you and your neighbours. Planned programs and spontaneous socials take place everywhere, from our well-tended outdoor green space and spectacular indoor atrium to our games room, fitness centre and country kitchen. If you don’t feel like driving or taking public transit, you can join your peers for a day trip aboard our shuttle bus to go shopping or sightseeing, visit a cultural attraction or sporting event, or try out a new restaurant.
A selection of inviting suites
Starting from $4,386/month
Chartwell Gibson offers a variety of warm and welcoming independent living suites. Here, you can choose from spacious, well-planned studio or one-bedroom configurations to suit your tastes and budget. Many of these suites have wonderful views of neighbouring Duncan Creek Trail and Bayview Golf & Country Club.
Retirement living in North York
Our location in the Leslie-Steeles neighbourhood of North York offers the best of both worlds: beautiful green spaces in the surrounding area, as well as our interior and exterior gardens, combined with convenient access to urban services. Shopping is available nearby at Fairview Mall, Centerpoint Mall, Bayview Village and the Shops at Don Mills. Other local amenities include banking, pharmacies, grocery stores, theatres, libraries, and North York General Hospital.
Things to do in North York
North York is a vibrant, multicultural community in Toronto that offers an impressive range of venues, attractions and events for seniors and their families to discover. The Toronto Botanical Garden and adjacent Edwards Garden welcome visitors to admire the gorgeous plantings and take advantage of seasonal tours, art classes and workshops. For a cultural excursion, head to the renowned Aga Khan Museum, the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, Gibson House Museum or Black Creek Pioneer Village. The Sarah Ainsley Gallery offers wonderful examples of contemporary glass art, while the Meridian Arts Centre features exciting live musical and theatrical performances year-round. A stroll through the North York Farmers’ Market is a delicious way to sample seasonal local ingredients and artisanal foods. The Pickle Barrel, Carmelina, Paik’s Noodle and Ramona’s Kitchen are popular local eateries. Duncan Creek Park is a quiet place to enjoy people watching, green spaces and trails by the waterway.
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..