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Independent Living at The Village at Woods Edge

Independent Living at The Village at Woods Edge

Posted on
May 20, 2024

At The Village at Woods Edge, we’re living our best lives in Independent Living, and we believe it’s truly about you and your independence. If you’re looking for a retirement experience that you can build your way, look no further than The Village. With many living style options, we’re confident you’ll find one that fits your exact needs, along with plenty to keep you as busy as you want.

Find a Floorplans Fit for Your Lifestyle

Our Independent Living apartments and cottages aren’t one-size-fits-all. We offer numerous floor plans to ensure you find the ideal home for your lifestyle preferences. Whether you desire a one-bedroom, two-bedroom, or three-bedroom residence, we’ve got you covered. These aren’t cookie-cutter homes, either. At The Village, new residents have customization options to help them make their homes their own, including paint colors, floor finishes, crown moldings, and variations on fireplaces and porches/patios.

Apartments and Cottages to Fit Your Needs

If apartment living is your preferred environment, The Village has three one-bedroom and five two-bedroom floor plans that all feature extra storage and modern touches, including stainless steel appliances. Each apartment has a private covered patio or balcony, individually controlled heating and air conditioning, and parking.

Conversely, if you prefer a bit more privacy or a larger home, a cottage might better suit your needs. We have three two-bedroom and two three-bedroom cottage floor plans that offer a spacious, independent lifestyle. Each cottage features front and back patios, walk-in closets in the master bedroom, all appliances, optional sunrooms, and a single-car garage.

If you’re undecided, let us help you make your decision. Take our Floor Plan Quiz to tell us about your preferred living arrangement. We’ll determine the best Independent Living apartment or cottage suited to your needs.

Amenities Available

The Village at Woods Edge is a full-service retirement community that offers a maintenance-free lifestyle that can’t be beaten. So, put away your to-do list and get ready to focus on fun and what matters most to you. We’ve got you covered with interior and exterior maintenance, landscaping, and maintenance of community sidewalks and trails. The Village also offers housekeeping, laundry, and personal assistance services should these amenities be desirable to you. We provide 24/7 on-site security, emergency response systems, and health care right on campus to ensure your health and safety.

Dining Options

Restaurant-style dining is another amenity offered at The Village at Woods Edge because food is central to our lives. Our on-site restaurant, The Back Porch & Grille, is known throughout Southeast Virginia as a place for good food and camaraderie. Residents enjoy an impressive menu of delicious, chef-prepared dishes, including Southern comfort foods and classic American fare. Our full-service dining room can cater to special dietary needs, such as low-salt, heart-healthy options, and special events like our “First Friday” Wine & Cheese Socials.

If you’d prefer to enjoy a quiet meal at home, you also have the option at The Village. Each of our Independent Living apartments and cottages has full kitchens with modern appliances, so you have all the equipment you need to whip up your own culinary delights. The open-concept floor plans even allow you to host a dinner party for multiple guests. Or you can ask about our catering services available if you want to host a get-together but don’t want to cook.

Multidimensional Wellness

Although people often associate wellness with physical fitness, our programming focuses on overall well-being. Independent Living at The Village at Woods Edge means seniors enjoy all the dimensions of wellness, including physical, mental, spiritual, and emotional. Our residents aren’t ready to slow down, and they enjoy an active lifestyle with exercise classes, walking paths, Bible study groups, and social activities.

Our proximity to various amenities in Franklin means seniors have even more options in the surrounding community. You can take an exercise class or go swimming at the James L. Camp Jr. Family YMCA, hit the links at the Cypress Cove Country Club, or pursue fishing or other water activities at one of our nearby ponds or rivers.

Convenient Location

The Village at Woods Edge in Franklin, Virginia, is known for its small-town charm, but it’s close to essential places. Our residents are only about half a mile from Bon Secours Southampton Medical Center and Southampton Family Medicine to get necessary medical care. About a mile away, the YMCA offers 24-hour access for those seeking various fitness pursuits.

Franklin’s Historic Downtown District on the Blackwater River is less than 2 miles away. The streets of Downtown Franklin are lined with specialty retail shops and southern dining. Spanning 10 square blocks, this area is easily walkable and boasts plenty of free public parking.

Several larger cities are within driving distance for those wanting even more shopping, dining, and cultural opportunities. Franklin is about 30 minutes from Suffolk, less than an hour from Norfolk, about an hour to Virginia Beach, a little over an hour to Richmond, and about 1.5 hours from Williamsburg.

Life Enrichment Groups

The best thing about retirement is that you can finally live on your own schedule, but you won’t be sitting around trying to find something to do at The Village at Woods Edge. Franklin might be a small town, but our community has numerous daily activities, so there’s always something going on.

Our Life Enrichment Groups include physical fitness-related activities like on campus exercise classes, walking groups and swimming at the YMCA. You’ll also find educational and cultural pursuits, including concerts, lectures, and lifelong learning classes. For your spiritual health, we have Bible study groups and worship services. Plenty of group meet-ups and games, like bingo, dominoes and corn hole, are also available. Stay in the know about upcoming events by reviewing our calendar of activities.

Join Our Advantage Club

If you’re not quite ready to move but want to be prepared, our Advantage Club may be perfect for you. Plan for your future move by applying for our Priority Program. After you apply and complete a fully refundable deposit, one of our helpful sales team members will place you with the best apartment or cottage floor plan for your future needs. Once approved, you can enjoy special privileges, including priority placement and special events.

A vital part of researching your Independent Living options is considering your budget. We believe the best way to see the full value of The Village of Woods Edge is to see the bottom line. Our Financial Calculator is a quick, easy way to compare your current monthly expenses to moving to The Village.

Contact us at 757-517-2791 to schedule a tour or learn more about our community today!

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