The innovation and architectural quality of Granville Gardens is just the first hint of the uniqueness that has been passionately considered for those who enter through the port-cochere.
Filtered fresh air, steam fireplace, wifi, patios surrounded by water features and lots of natural light give this residence a bright west coast style. With only 62 suites one can certainly expect nothing less than a personalized experience.
Centrally located at the corner of Granville Street and W. 49th Avenue, the building is situated conveniently close to amenities in Kerrisdale, Marpole and Oakridge. Yet with triple glazed windows and double drywall, it feels miles away from city life.
The warmth and passion of the entire Granville Gardens team is clear. “Creating meaningful environments that promote close community ties is important to us,” says Wilma Atchison, General Manager. “Feeding the spirit is our top priority whether it is being more active, more social, pursuing something familiar or trying something new.” Where you live really does matter.
“It’s where we want to learn what is most important to you. By providing choices such as all-day dining, flexible menu options, life enrichment programs and excursions by shuttle bus. Our ambassador program offers a variety of volunteer opportunities—anywhere from hosting events to selling merchandise in our Tuck Shoppe. If it is meaningful to you, do more of it. No compromises necessary,” adds Sandra Barr, Assistant General Manager. “What does life enrichment mean to you?”
A variety of suites are available, but with accelerating demand from visitors, timing is essential. “It’s an exciting time for individuals to have the opportunity to be a part of building a community from the ground up,” Wilma adds “and where really good friendships are made.” Everyone has a story to share.
Recognizing that each person is unique in their interests, abilities and preferences, and with access to a professional health and wellness coach, the option for personalized support is convenient, comforting and empowering.
The three-storey building is extremely attractive. The large open concept lounge and Red Maple Restaurant are very serene spaces with a seaside feel. Beautiful shades of blue, gray and earth tones have been chosen for furnishings and carpets. Slate tiled walls, beautiful artwork and millwork, amongst magnificent floor to ceiling windows add to the peaceful ambience.
A furnished guest suite offers a retreat stay for those interested in sampling an experience or not worrying about household chores, enjoying dining excellence at one’s convenience and where visitors are always welcome.
A variety of unique studio and one-bedroom suites offer complimentary feature wall paint choices, high ceilings and views overlooking one of three garden patios surrounding the building. The building is non- smoking and pet friendly. Parking is on a first come basis and included for the first year. Secured scooter parking is also available.
Suites feature a spacious bathroom with walk-in shower, kitchenette with apartment sized fridge and a state of the art emergency response system. Consideration for space saving storage units are included, and one can consult with an interior designer about storage solutions to personalize one’s space.
Amenities invite one to explore new interests or continue favourites in the Fine Arts Studio, Club Lounge (poker or bridge anyone?) and the Great Room, a space to host exercise programs of Osteofit, tai chi and yoga, TED talks, musical guests and educational forums.
In-house amenities include a small library called ‘The Book Nook,’ ‘Ye Olde Tuck Shoppe’ and a Hair Salon. A variety of mobile services will offer head to toe pampering from foot care and spa treatments, or for your convenience visiting hearing consultants or lab services.
The dining experience of farm to table selections is truly a taste journey, bursting with flavour. It starts with our Bistro Bar which offers a continental breakfast for the early riser or beverages and snacks the rest of the day. The Red Maple Restaurant, with a Maitre d’ to welcome you and your guests, is open from 9:00am to 7:00pm, offering daily specials or an à la carte option. Between meals consider our Bistro Menu, featuring signature inspired dishes. In suite dining is also available as required.
The dining experience is more than just about nutrition. Chef Rodrigo explains, “One eats with their eyes, heart and taste buds.” The Chef and his team take a personal interest in your dining experience, offering a wide array of international flavors and personal preferences, whether vegetarian or gluten free. A beautiful private dining room overlooking a private patio space is peaceful and perfect for special events, meetings and celebrations.
Granville Gardens’ team and philosophy embraces one’s desire to continue to have a lifestyle which best suits them, regardless of one’s age. Undoubtedly, this beautiful residence is “inspired senior living” at its best that individuals will feel proud and happy to call home.
100-1550 West 49th Avenue
Vancouver, BC, V6M 2R6