Retire in luxury

Why do so many smart retirees choose to live at Westminster-Canterbury of the Blue Ridge? Certainly, our Charlottesville address figures into the equation, blending metropolitan culture with small-town charm. And being named one of Southern Living’s ‘Best Places to Retire in the South.’ First-class service. Five-star restaurant dining. Upscale retirement homes. The company of extraordinarily accomplished and agreeable contemporaries. This is Charlottesville, Virginia retirement living at its best – you set the agenda and proceed at your own pace. And if you should require progressive levels of high-caliber care? You’ll have a place reserved exclusively for you, along with the knowledge that your monthly fee will not significantly change, thanks to Lifecare.

Your best possible future begins with your best possible present. This isn’t just any retirement home in Charlottesville. This is active senior living at the strikingly distinctive Westminster-Canterbury of the Blue Ridge retirement community.

Westminster-Canterbury of the Blue Ridge: A lifecare retirement community

What is independent living? At Westminster-Canterbury of the Blue Ridge, that’s something you define. The lifestyle is self-directed – a construct you create from whatever your heart is asking for. We simply provide an upscale setting, along with choices and opportunities. These include chef-supervised dining, first-class wellness programming and total support from a continuum of care. You and your loved ones have the reassurance of knowing you’ve chosen opulent hospitality, a life-enriching environment and meaningful connections as the constants to a fulfilling and active lifestyle. View our community video, and you’ll see what we mean.

For many residents, living in our upscale retirement community is a way to lighten the load of day-to-day responsibilities so they can enjoy the lifestyle they love. Others are drawn to the charm and appeal of living in Charlottesville. Seniors also prefer to remain in control of their own affairs, and this liberating, self-directed lifestyle is perfect for them. It’s a blend of privacy and community with tailored services and social events that elevates the daily experience — all crafted to preserve your independence. There’s no finer independent living in Charlottesville, VA.

A small sampling of available activities

  • Weekly concert and speaker series
  • Four unique restaurant and dining experiences
  • Theater, dance, symphony outings
  • Local festivals and concerts
  • Lunch and dinner outings
  • Health and fitness classes
  • Aerobics, aquatic fitness, yoga, Tai Chi, weight training
  • Walking and hiking our 17-acre nature preserve
  • Instructor-led art classes
  • Community college classes
  • Classes from Westminster Institute for Lifelong Learning (WILL) by residents for residents and Compass Club Wait List members