December 21, 2015

Waterford at Rossmoor – Walnut Creek, CA



Congregate living offers independent living in separate units, with the benefit of additional services and being able to share some activities of daily life with other residents.

The Waterford is a 300-unit congregate living condominium development situated on 16 acres in Rossmoor. On the premises are a grand living room with bar and piano, gracious dining rooms, a friendly cafe, libraries, craft studios, club and entertainment rooms, a beauty salon and barber shop, an exercise room and guest rooms. Services for residents include 24-hour reception, fine dining daily with optional meals available, weekly housekeeping, and organized social activities.

These units are condominiums and range in price from $110,000 to $350,000 and are one and two bedrooms. Monthly fees start at about $2000 which includes one meal for one person a day plus housekeeping services. It is not assisted care.


Community amenities are plentiful at Rossmoor’s five spacious clubhouses. Each clubhouse offers its own unique facilities, such as meeting rooms, card rooms, craft and hobby studios, and a community fitness center with both cardiovascular and strength training equipment. Rossmoor’s full-service library provides residents with a large selection of up-to-date fiction and non-fiction books and videos. A 150-seat theater is available for movies or lectures, and an auditorium, complete with kitchen and stage, is the perfect spot for dances, parties, or other social events.

Residents can also enjoy Rossmoor’s three swimming facilities, eight tennis courts, three lawn bowling greens, bocce ball courts, horseshoe pits, and miles of beautifully maintained hiking trails. From May through October, the Certified Farmer’s Market offers fresh fruit, vegetables, bread, fish and flowers. Additionally, residents can feel secure knowing that Rossmoor’s security service provides entrance control at the main gate and 24-hour motorized patrols throughout the community.

Rossmoor residents enjoy many recreational activities including 27 holes of NCGA-rated golf. Designed by Robert Muir Graves, the 18-hole, par-72 Dollar Ranch Course covers 6,177 yards from its longest tees. For a shorter game, the 9-hole Creekside Course spans 3,088 yards for a par of 36. A driving range offers great practice in between games, and the Pro Shop keeps golfers well supplied.


The Waterford offers a lifestyle of independence and living well, yet safe and secure, with services freeing you from some of life’s basic chores.

Only 30 minutes from San Francisco (via BART system) and just moments from Walnut Creek’s extraordinary shopping and restaurants.

You will find a truly wonderful lifestyle available to you at the Waterford.

  • Gracious dining room with full sit down service if desired for both residents and their guests.
  • Guest suites for visiting family and friends available by reservation.
  • Two private dining rooms for catered dinners and parties.
  • An indoor cafe for coffee, tea and informal get togethers.
  • Open beamed grand living room with fireplace & piano.
  • Courtyards for outdoor dining.
  • A lake setting and fountains complete with gazebo for your serene outside relaxation time.
  • An exercise room with equipment to keep you moving and healthy.
  • A craft studio for favorite hobbies.
  • Club rooms for cards, games and meetings.
  • Entertainment room with large screen TV.
  • Access to all Rossmoor amenities including the Creekside Restaurant, two golf courses, three swimming pools, lawn bowling, tennis courts & meeting rooms.
  • Adjacent to the Del Valle Clubhouse and pool as well as the Gateway Clubhouse, social areas and library.


Rossmoor is situated Walnut Creek and is centrally located in beautiful Contra Costa County, only 26 miles away from San Francisco. Walnut Creek owns 2,700 acres of open space recreation areas, which provide natural beauty in close proximity to many shopping, dining, and cultural attractions. In addition, there are many great medical facilities in the area including John Muir Medical Center and Kaiser Permanente.

Active adults can also enjoy Walnut Creek’s many cultural activities, such as those found at the Lesher Center for the Arts, Bedford Gallery, and the Center Repertory Company. The gorgeous area surrounding Rossmoor enjoys a Mediterranean climate with warm to hot summers and cool, but mild winters. State parks, smaller town parks, and other outdoor recreational facilities, such as The Gardens at Heather Farm, take full advantage of the area’s beautiful climate.

San Francisco, the fourth most populous city in California, is just over 30 minutes away, providing an abundance of recreational attractions and easy access to the San Francisco International Airport. Rossmoor is the ideal active adult community in Northern California that offers low-maintenance homes, exciting amenities and a laidback lifestyle in a prime location.

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