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Best retirement communities in Chelan County, WA

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Looking forward to retirement? You’re in the right place. MSN named Chelan County the “Best Place to Retire” in Washington State in 2019.

If you think this piece of paradise should be your next home, here’s a short guide to the area’s retirement communities, where you’ll find world-class amenities and prime Lake Chelan real estate. 

Retirement communities Chelan County, WA

Enjoy your golden years in Lake Chelan Valley, one of the most scenic places in the United States. Here you’ll find a gleaming lake – the second largest in Washington State – surrounded by mountainous, heavily forested terrain populated by ponderosa pines, Douglas firs, and spruce.  

Needless to say, this glacier-carved valley is nothing short of spectacular, with its gorgeous landscape, four seasons of recreation, and friendly retirement communities. 

Heritage Heights
509 E Gibson Ave
Chelan, WA

This assisted living facility in Chelan provides specialized care and all the comforts of home in one neat package. All services and arrangements are individually planned and tailored to your specific needs, including:

  • Routine nursing services 
  • Health monitoring 
  • Medication assistance

And while the trained staff certainly has the skill and professionalism needed to help you ease into retirement, Heritage Heights itself feels very homey, with colorful quilts, oversized couches, and a cozy fireplace where you can spend a quiet afternoon reading or chatting with your new friends. 

Each residential unit in the community comes with modern conveniences like cable, private phone access, and controlled heating and air conditioning to ensure comfort. 

Click here for more information on basic utilities, maintenance, and floor plans. 

You’ll never be bored with activities like wine tasting, baking, bingo, and puzzles. So get ready to mix and mingle. Learn new skills, have fun, and build your confidence. 

The facility also encourages residents to join seasonal events like the Manson Apple Blossom Festival and Top Dog Parade. 

Holiday celebrations like Halloween and Christmas are huge events here as well – watch the community light up with colorful décor and festive cheer. 

Lake Chelan Community Apartments 
509 E Gibson Ave
Chelan, WA

Retirees looking for a no-frills housing development will find it in Lake Chelan Community Apartments, which provides affordable but quality housing to seniors. Enjoy the freedom and flexibility that comes with renting when you claim a coveted spot in this community. LCCA offers one-bedroom units with on-site laundry for those who want to keep day-to-day life simple. 

Located near Lake Chelan Community Hospital, which offers world-class service, the development is accessible from Historic Downtown as well as the lakefront resorts where you can spend a weekend or two with close friends and family. 

Call ahead before paying them a visit – because of competitive rates, the development may have zero vacancies or long waiting lists. Click here for more information.  

Other Chelan County communities to consider

Aside from Chelan, retirees can also look into these communities in Chelan County and the surrounding areas:

  • Manson
  • Sunnyslope
  • Wenatchee
  • Leavenworth 

Planning to retire in Lake Chelan and the surrounding communities? You can contact Coldwell Banker Lake Chelan Properties here. You can also message our team at 509.682.7777 and Info(at)CBChelan(dotted)com. We can’t wait to start talking!