The luxurious lake-front retirement you deserve, with the personalized service you desire.
Chartwell St. Clair Beach is an upscale, lakefront retirement community welcoming active and independent seniors in Tecumseh. Surrounded by quaint homes and lush green spaces, our retirement home is nearby many convenient amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, pharmacies, places of worship, and Beach Grove Golf and Country Club. Such a desirable location means you can benefit from all the shopping and services you need to lead the active and independent lifestyle you desire, yet still feel like you're living in a serene setting tucked away from it all.
Unparalleled lakefront views
Our retirement community sits on the shores of Lake St. Clair, meaning you can enjoy stunning views of the water from almost anywhere in our home. Our residents love to admire the lake from our gorgeous dining room and terrace while enjoying restaurant-style service, either indoors or outdoors. Our suites are equally as attractive, featuring a selection of spacious and well-designed layouts, including studio, one-bedroom, one-bedroom-plus-den and two-bedroom suites. Some of our suites also have balconies and walk-out patios.
A high-end retreat you never have to leave
It isn't just living along the shores of a lake that will make you feel like you're aboard a luxury yacht, but the delicious dining options, housekeeping, entertaining activities, and personalized experiences that you receive at Chartwell St. Clair Beach each day. Here, you can choose to enjoy a homemade meal and a glass of wine in our light-filled dining room—featuring high ceilings and lake views—or perhaps in our beautiful outdoor courtyard. Additionally, you'll benefit from our state-of-the-art amenities: an indoor salt-water pool, social bistro and pub, movie theatre, fitness centre, putting green, library, and even a communal kitchen where our chef loves to do cooking demonstrations! With walking paths encircling the lake—including along the beach—and fishing on the pier, there are also plenty of reasons to venture outdoors.
It's our friendly and dedicated staff who make us a welcoming, caring residence devoted to maximizing your wellness and happiness. You’ll find a true sense of community here, making our home feel like a retreat you never have to leave.
The dining experience
Retirement living at Chartwell St. Clair Beach is like permanently checking into an upscale destination, and the dining experience only adds to that special feel. Imagine your friendly maître d’ escorting you to a window table, where you are greeted by friends already discussing today’s tempting selections. You can’t decide between the featured menu and our extensive à la carte fare—there are so many delicious, wholesome choices that you know the chef has prepared from scratch. You’re distracted by the stunning lakeside view, with the sun sparkling on the water. A glass of wine may be in order.
At Chartwell St. Clair Beach, three daily meals and freshly-prepared snacks are included in your monthly rental fee, part of your premium worry-free lifestyle designed to help you live retirement to the fullest.
Activities and amenities
You’ll feel it when you step into our open, light-filled lobby with its rich wood detailing and warm hues, where residents and staff are gathered, chatting about what an incredible day it’s going to be. Chartwell St. Clair Beach is a place where we bring the outdoors in, taking advantage of our stunning lakefront setting, something that is reflected in all of the amenities and experiences residents enjoy. This is definitely a special senior living residence. From enjoying an aqua fit class in our saltwater pool to feeling empowered in a technology class, from watching our chef demonstrate his latest recipe in our communal kitchen to working out on the elliptical in our well-equipped fitness room, you’ll find that an active, fulfilling retirement is built into every day. Here, you’ll be able to live life on your own terms, in a welcoming community that offers independence with the flexibility of supportive services.
A selection of inviting suites
Starting from $3,905/month
With its unparalleled views of Lake St. Clair and an excellent location in a beautiful and peaceful upscale neighbourhood, Chartwell St. Clair Beach offers a selection of suites sure to measure up to your expectations of premium retirement living. Our suites are attractive and well-designed, with large windows taking advantage of our setting. Choose from a selection of spacious studio, one-bedroom, one-bedroom-plus-den, and two-bedroom suites. Some also have balconies or walk-out patios. All have convenient kitchenettes with full-size refrigerators and a microwave, perfect for preparing a light meal or snack.
Senior living in Tecumseh
With its charming small-town ambience and stunning setting on the shores of lovely Lake St. Clair, it’s hard to believe that Tecumseh is only 15 minutes from Windsor’s urban borders. Tecumseh enjoys its own distinct character, belying its village-like feel, offering a wide range of amenities for residents, including active seniors. Travel five minutes south on Manning Road and you’ll find the St. Clair Beach Shopping Centre, with grocery store, restaurants and Starbucks, bank, and Dollarama. There are also more shops and services nearby, including an LCBO, cinemas, several medical clinics, and pharmacy. Residents also love the fact that a beautiful beach with walking trails and fishing from the pier is right on their doorstep. Of course, Windsor’s many attractions and amenities are there too, including Caesars Windsor Casino, Windsor Regional Hospital, and the airport, all under 30 minutes away.
Things to do in Tecumseh
Beautiful Lake St. Clair is Tecumseh’s number one natural attraction for residents and visitors alike. Next door to Chartwell St. Clair Beach, you’ll find Lakewood Beach and Park. It’s the perfect place to watch a spectacular sunset over the water, graced by a boardwalk, gardens, benches, and fishing off the pier. You can also enjoy free outdoor concerts in the summer pavilion, and disc golfing on the course across Riverside Drive. Enjoy the water even more with a canoe rental from a local shop.
Tecumseh has 40 km of trails that snake through the town, including the Chrysler Canada Greenway and the McAuliffe Woods Trail, the latter a wonderful place for bird watching. When you get hungry, Tecumseh has a satisfying range of restaurants, including local gastropubs and Lebanese, Italian, Thai, and many other international cuisines.
Named one of Ontario’s top 100 festivals, the Tecumseh Corn Festival is the summer event to get your fix of local hot-buttered corn, live entertainment, and a midway. For quieter indoor pursuits, check out the Tecumseh Area Historical Society Museum and the local library, both offering community programs.
Because Tecumseh is only 15 minutes away from Windsor, residents can also take advantage of marquee attractions such as Caesars Windsor Casino, the Canadian Aviation Museum, and the Ambassador Bridge border crossing.
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.