A Real Home in a Real Neighborhood

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That’s what Martha Jefferson House has been since it was built in Charlottesville in 1921, and continues to be today for all of the retired residents. When people choose to live at Martha Jefferson House, they choose the finest in catered, independent living, first-rate accommodations, a friendly and caring staff, fine dining, and gracious amenities. They choose to preserve their independence while enjoying personal service and support as they need it. Most importantly, however, they choose a place they can call home. We believe a true home is about the little things, the details that make you feel comfortable. That is why we invite you to look at Martha Jefferson House as you would any home. Sit in the living room. Have a cup of tea. Talk to current residents and staff. We think you’ll find this house truly is a home.

At Home in Charlottesville

What may strike you first about Martha Jefferson House isn’t really the House at all, but what is around it. The House sits on a private cul-de-sac, lined with old trees, and close to the beautifully landscaped grounds of the University of Virginia. In the heart of Charlottesville, the House is mere blocks away from churches, libraries, shopping, and bus routes, as well as medical and educational resources. You will also appreciate the unique and spacious gardens and terraces surrounding the House. They are beautifully landscaped…often with the help of residents…with room to read, walk, talk, or just relax.

Make Our House Your Home

Martha Jefferson House has earned and maintained a reputation for outstanding service and care because it allows residents to enjoy life as they wish, in a real home with just the amount of care they desire. The monthly fee provides a wide variety of services and amenities. If a higher level of care is required, residents also have priority entrance into the Health Care Center, available on-site.

In short, Martha Jefferson House is unique; a special place that offers an independent and supportive lifestyle that is a Charlottesville tradition.

To learn more about Martha Jefferson House, we invite you to join us for lunch and a tour. When you spend some time here, we think you will see why Martha Jefferson House is still today what it has always been – a home.

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