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‘Easy living’ for seniors at Silverado Village in Placerville

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Seniors enjoy life after retirement in a relaxing foothills environment at Silverado Village in Placerville.
Seniors enjoy life after retirement in a relaxing foothills environment at Silverado Village in Placerville. Silverado Homes

The term “easy living” has been used to describe Silverado Homes’ newest community for seniors, which features carefully planned and beautifully designed homes in Silverado Village at Placerville.

“Life after retirement is for relaxing and enjoyment, not for taking care of a big yard and cleaning a large home,” stated Silverado Homes Vice President Steve Thinglum. “We wanted to create homes that were more manageable to maintain and that eliminated yard work altogether. Silverado Village at Placerville does just that.”

All exterior landscaping and maintenance is taken care of by a professional grounds crew, and this includes cleaning out rain gutters, watering the grass and outdoor plants, and mowing the lawn. The community even offers assistance with household tasks and common indoor issues such as changing out light bulbs, replacing air filters, or fixing random items around the house.

The newly constructed and modernly designed homes that make up the community of Silverado Village were meticulously planned and expertly crafted. From the easy-to-use lever style doors to the no-step walk-in showers, these houses were created with seniors in mind. There is emergency pull cords and remote pendants located within the home, so there will be support in the case of an emergency. On top of all of the safety features inside, there is recessed lighting on all travel paths for nighttime walks as well as smooth, maintained trails to take in the natural surroundings.

“Silverado Village at Placerville was specifically designed to make daily life easier for seniors,” continued Thinglum, “And we feel like we have created that exact environment.”

Residents have access to the Village Center which has many high-end features to take advantage of, such as a restful spa, a fully-equipped fitness center, and a community room that can be utilized for games, chatting, or even just relaxing in the company of good neighbors. The Village Center also features an indoor heated pool that offers water aerobics classes year-round. The soon to open Bistro Cafe will be one more opportunity to sit back and relax while getting served delicious meals and hot coffee. Healthy meals can be enjoyed at the Eskaton Lodge, and can also be carried out or directly delivered to the home.

With four different floor plans that range from 1,207 to 1,590 square feet, the homes at Silverado Village offer preference and style. The community consists of 112 homes and all of them are one-story. They are consistently built with a high level of efficiency, exceeding California energy efficiency requirements by more than 18 percent. Each home features R-8 duct insulation and tankless hot water heaters. Homes at Silverado Village at Placerville start in the high $200,000s.

Silverado Village is the perfect blend of independent living combined with on-site services. If or when the need arises, there are assisted living apartments and memory care options for homeowners nearby, providing a unique multi-level service approach within the same neighborhood.

The sales office and model homes are located at 3741 Eskaton Drive and are open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Wednesdays from noon until 5 p.m. Feel free to stop in and visit about this excellent community or tour one of the professionally decorated model homes.

For more information about the homes at Silverado Village Placerville, please call (530) 748-3568 or visit http://www.silveradohomes.com/california-communities/silverado-village/.

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