Our apartments and Garden Homes provide the opportunity for active and independent older adults to enjoy their current lifestyles, while being relieved of the burden of home maintenance and enjoying peace of mind for the future.
When you’re searching for a senior living option that’s just right for you, you’re bound to have questions. That’s why we’re providing the answers to the ones we hear most often, and providing a list of other resources that can come in handy during the decision-making process.
Frequently Asked Questions
After meeting with a retirement counselor, you’ll select an apartment or Garden Home, make the appropriate deposit and sign a Residency Agreement.
The cost of living at Montereau is made up of a one-time entrance fee that is up to 90% refundable to you or your estate, regardless of how long you live here, and a monthly service fee. The entrance fee and monthly service fee depend on the floor plan you choose, the number of occupants, and which of our four residency plans you select.
Once the fully refundable 10% deposit is made, the typical move-in is within 90 days. However, moving in sooner is possible.
Our move-in coordinator is a wonderful resource for information that can ease your move and minimize your stress. We understand this is a major transition, and we want to make the move as convenient and enjoyable as possible. Also, we offer numerous resources to help you with your move – real estate agents, downsizing experts, moving companies and much more.
All appliances, including washer, dryer, microwave, stove/cooktop, refrigerator/freezer, disposal, dishwasher and blinds, as well as independently controlled heating and air conditioning, are furnished and maintained by Montereau. Your personal furnishings will make your new residence a home.
Yes, modifications can be made with prior approval and are your financial responsibility; however, they remain the property of Montereau. Please contact a retirement counselor with specific questions pertaining to modifications.
Yes, family pets such as dogs, cats, fish and birds are welcome upon approval.
Montereau is a Life Plan community, also known as a continuing care retirement community (CCRC), which means we offer independent living and a full continuum of on-site care, including independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing and memory care.
When your Residency Agreement terminates and your apartment or Garden Home is reoccupied by another resident, you or your estate will receive a refund of up to 90% of your original entrance fee. Other entrance fee options are available to meet your specific needs, including our new Life Care contract.
The monthly fee covers weekly housekeeping services, transportation, a $300 per person/per month flexible dining program, access to fitness programs, swimming pool, spa, access to on-site health care, many activities, basic cable, and all utilities except for phone service.
Your entire deposit will be refunded within 60 days after we receive your written letter of intent to cancel your reservation. Only your $150 processing fee is nonrefundable.
Of course! Montereau is your home, and your family is always welcome to join you for dining and other activities. We also have guest suites available with advance reservations.
Each Garden Home has a two-car attached garage, and each apartment comes with one covered parking space. Underground parking for apartment residents is available for a one-time, fully refundable fee.
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