Experience vibrant, contemporary senior living in iconic New Edinburgh.
When you choose to call Chartwell New Edinburgh Square home, you’ll find the lifestyle in our urban retirement community blends seamlessly with our vibrant locale. Here, you have the freedom to lead the retirement years you want, thanks to convenient services like dining options, housekeeping, 24-hour security and a host of leisure opportunities. We offer both independent living suites with flexible care services, as well as seniors’ apartments with full kitchens for active older adults.
An urban-chic location
We have an engaged population of individuals living with us—people who embrace the vibrancy and familiarity of a close-knit community nearby downtown and want the choice and independence that an accessible location like ours enjoys. Direct access to pubs, cafés, grocery stores, pharmacies—everything you could need is within an easy walk, yet you also have the option of booking our town car for appointments and outings.
Reflecting the vitality of our local community, Chartwell New Edinburgh Square has undergone renovations to give the residence a truly contemporary aesthetic. A monochromatic colour palette, modern finishes, and bold design choices make our home feel bright, trendy and fresh, without sacrifice of warmth or personality. Featuring a bistro stocked with beverages and snacks, lush patios and terraces with city views, a hair salon, art studio and large library, you may question the need to ever leave the residence to find what you’re looking for!
The dining experience
At Chartwell New Edinburgh Square, residents enjoy a well-rounded dining experience. You can look forward to meals and snacks well prepared by our cooks and served by friendly serving staff—including a maître d’—in our newly updated dining room. Flexibility is always on the menu: from our wine service and open seating to our selection of menu items, dining times and venues, you’ll have options that suit your preferences, needs and schedule.
Activities and amenities
Accessible, interesting activities and amenities are certainly one of the perks of senior living at Chartwell New Edinburgh Square. You can opt into a wide variety of life enrichment activities, just steps from your private suite or apartment. Choose from our regular scheduled events and workshops according to your interests, or simply drop by a casual get-together with your neighbours. Our on-site amenities include a movie theatre, private dining room (so you can host your friends and family), lounge, country kitchen, fitness room and lovely outdoor green space. Activities range from senior-friendly exercise classes, yoga and billiards to guest speakers, live entertainment, artisanal and cultural workshops, gardening, and day trips.
A selection of inviting suites
PROMO starting from $2,680/month
Our spacious, well-appointed suites offer just the right blend of style and comfort. In our seniors’ apartments, choose from one-bedroom and two-bedroom suites with full kitchens. In our independent living suites, you can opt for studio or one-bedroom layouts, with kitchen or kitchenette—the choice is yours!
Retirement living in New Edinburgh
Chartwell New Edinburgh Square is tucked into the urban chic New Edinburgh neighbourhood in Ottawa at the junction of the Ottawa and Rideau Rivers. This vibrant community is just east of downtown Ottawa, offering easy access to the city’s renowned cultural attractions and amenities, yet also featuring its own distinct charm, complete with embassies and consulates, established upscale homes, pubs, cafés, liquor stores, restaurants, grocery stores and pharmacies. Montfort Hospital is less than a 10-minute drive away.
Things to do in New Edinburgh
There are many attractions and venues to discover in New Edinburgh and Ottawa. The stately grounds of Rideau Hall and lovely roses of the Canadian Heritage Garden are just up the street. Do some people-watching while you and your family stroll the riverside trails at nearby Stanley Park on the Rideau River. Beechwood Avenue and its adjacent side streets offer great spots to discover independent shops and eateries, such as the Red Door Provisions coffee shop, The SconeWitch and Fraser Bistro. Of course, Ottawa always features an ever-changing array of things to do. Check out the latest artist exhibits at the National Gallery of Canada, Canada Aviation and Space Museum, or the Canadian Museum of Nature. See exceptional ballet, symphony, and other arts performances at the National Arts Centre. Notre Dame Basilica, Ottawa’s historic sites and the gardens and arboretum of the Central Experimental Farm are popular destinations for all ages, whether it’s your first visit or you’ve been many times.
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.