Hamlet Amenities

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While Hamlet Estates is on the Spruce Lodge Campus of Care, with the Prince Unit of Hamlet Estates attached by a covered walkway on the south end of the Lodge,  residents are generally interested in a more carefree lifestyle, but are not required to take part in or to purchase additional services. 

Below are a list of the amenities available that enable our residents to live the carefree lifestyle they are actively seeking.

Unit Amenities

  • 3 to 4 piece bathrooms
  • Full kitchen
  • Maintenance of all buildings and property with the exception of building or property modifications installed or maintained by residents (eg. garden areas maintained by residents). These items shall include:
    • All building maintenance
    • All maintenance of grounds, and the corporate garden at the John Street entrance, and cluster courtyard gardens
    • Annual exterior cleaning of windows (1x/year)
    • Street lighting systems
    • Snow clearing
    • Garbage removal
    • All sewage and drainage systems (eg. eave cleaning & downspouts)
    • Ensuring outside water hoses are disconnected and shut-offs are turned off before winter
    • Scheduling one or two days each fall to collect patio items that residents wish stored in the Spruce Lodge pavilion for the winter 
  • Driveways, assigned parking spaces and, excluding the Prince and Princess units, garages with every unit
  • Access to private patio or deck
  • Maintenance of electrical, mechanical, and plumbing equipment. These items shall include:
    • All space heating equipment
    • All space cooling equipment
    • Preventative maintenance every two years for both heating and air conditioning systems
    • All plumbing systems (eg. all water lines, sink tail, traps, drain pipes, and toilet waste seals) except if caused by negligence
    • All ventilating equipment (eg. air exchange)
    • All window seals, and window locking mechanisms
    • Furnace filters will be changed twice each year by the corporation
    • Annual testing and/or repair/replacement of thermostats, smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors as needed, as well as change of batteries each spring
    • Maintenance and cleaning of common hallways, entries and foyers (eg. Prince Units)

Facility Amenities and Services

  • Congregate Dining 
  • Emergency call response system (for the 16 Prince Units only)
  • Health promotion services including monthly blood pressure clinic, and annual flu shot clinic
  • Exercise Falls and Prevention Classes
  • Special events, activities, and entertainment
  • A corner store
  • Fitness and wellness room
  • Warm water therapeutic swimming pool
  • A hair salon/barber shop
  • A therapeutic bathing room

Emergency Call System

At Hamlet Estate, 16 units have an emergency response system linked directly to the Personal Support Workers of Woodland Towers. Please contact us for the availability of these units.

List and Cost of Services

All costs vary by the size of the units. The monthly fee for Hamlet Estate residents covers the cost of all of the following:

  • Operating fees
  • Property taxes
  • Cable TV

Additional costs to the resident include the following:

  • Utilities
  • Phone
  • Internet

For more information on the costs and services, please contact Jenn Facey.