Experience a welcoming, tight-knit community in a safe and comfortable setting in Sault Ste. Marie.
Chartwell Collegiate Heights is a quiet and peaceful retirement residence in the heart of Sault Ste. Marie, nestled on a green hilltop with breathtaking views of the city's waterfront. We're well known for providing a safe and comfortable atmosphere and our tight-knit community of residents and staff. We not only enjoy pretty natural surroundings, but convenient access to a variety of walkable amenities, including grocery stores, banks, pharmacies, restaurants, retail shopping, and the cinema. Our residents love our neighbourhood for these reasons, plus our proximity to family.
Here, you can benefit from three delicious and nutritious meals per day, weekly housekeeping and linen service, 24-hour staff on-site, and access to a wide range of optional independent living care services, such as medication management, assistance with your morning or evening routine, and much more. Furthermore, we uniquely provide companion care services for seniors.
The largest suites in Sault Ste. Marie
Offering spacious one- and two-bedroom layouts, our suites are among some of the largest in Sault Ste. Marie, perfect for individuals or couples who enjoy lots of room for furniture and personal belongings. All our suites feature kitchenettes and balconies and boast large windows that allow in an abundance of natural light. You'll find there’s no better value if you're searching for a retirement living lifestyle in Sault Ste. Marie!
On-site amenities with enviable views
Inside our retirement home—marked by its high ceilings and large windows in every room offering lovely city views—you can take advantage of various social experiences in our on-site amenities: a central dining room, bistro, theatre, activity room, library, and more. You'll also love our beautiful outdoor courtyards with comfortable seating, lush gardens, and walking paths, where you can go on a peaceful stroll or enjoy some fresh air. Here, you choose how to spend your day, while our dedicated and caring staff strive to ensure your well-being and comfort.
The dining experience
Good company, delicious meals, and a pleasant atmosphere—that’s what you can expect from your daily dining experience at Chartwell Collegiate Heights. Our culinary team prepares a variety of healthy, tasty dishes to suit your tastes and dietary requirements, and you make your selections from ever-changing featured daily dishes or the à la carte menu. Enjoy seasonal menus featuring homestyle entrées, savoury soups and diverse salads, freshly made snacks, and enticing desserts. Family dinners and meals for guests are also available.
Activities and amenities
The beautiful views, spacious layout, and welcoming atmosphere at Chartwell Collegiate Heights make you feel at home, and our amenities foster that feeling too. It’s easy to be social and engaged when you are able to choose from a variety of optional leisure and educational activities just steps from your private suite. You may want to stay active with a senior fitness class or challenge a friend to a game of shuffleboard or billiards. Enjoy a live music performance in one of our comfortable common areas or join in a craft workshop to learn something new. Our outdoor amenities are special too, including well-tended gardens, a gazebo, and a firepit.
A selection of inviting suites
PROMO starting from $3,299/month
We offer several different types of accessible private suites for independent living, so you’re sure to find something that suits your needs, wishes, and finances. Choose from inviting studio, one-bedroom, or two-bedroom configuration, many with a kitchenette. Our suites are pet-friendly so your small pet can accompany you too.
Senior living in Sault Ste. Marie
Chartwell Collegiate Heights residents and staff love our peaceful and safe location on Fauquier Avenue, just off MacDonald Avenue. It offers an enviable combination of scenic northern Ontario beauty, plus we’re within walking distance of banks, restaurants, and pharmacies. Thanks to our hilltop location, we’re known for exceptional views of the Sault Ste. Marie waterfront and the International Bridge. Our retirement residence is near city attractions, venues, and services, and the Sault Area Hospital is a 10-minute drive away.
Things to do in Sault Ste. Marie
Located on beautiful Lake Superior and the historic St. Mary’s River, the small city of Sault Ste. Marie offers a variety of attractions and venues for you and your family to explore. The Waterfront Walkway is a great vantage point to relax on a bench and watch the ships, do some fishing, or take in the view. Do some spectacular sightseeing aboard the Agawa Canyon Tour Train. History buffs may want to visit the Ermatinger Clergue National Historic Site to learn more about settler life 200 years ago, or discover the area’s Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre. You may want to try your luck at the local Gateway Casino, see a new exhibit at the Art Gallery of Algoma, or attend a live musical event at the Algoma Conservatory of Music. Thomson Farms is a wonderful place to sip and sample local hard ciders and fruit wines, pick berries, and shop for fresh local produce.
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.