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Devonshire at a glance

Distinctive senior living in beautiful Southeast Florida

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May 5th, 2017
A senior couple sits and chats at the bar in the newly-renovated and popular Churchill Lounge.

As part of Devonshire’s award-winning renovation, the popular Churchill Lounge was enlarged and given a sophisticated new look. Community members can have drinks at the bar before going outside to enjoy the new poolside patio seating and dining.

For snowbird winter getaways or year-round residency, people in search of a prestigious address and resort-style living will find their ideal home at Devonshire at PGA National, Erickson Living’s senior living community in Palm Beach Gardens.

The benefits of living at Devonshire include a long list of enviable amenities. 

For one thing, Devonshire is not in a flood or a hurricane evacuation zone. Still, hurricane preparedness is always top of mind with Devonshire’s engineering department. 

Award-winning new look

For another, the community is absolutely gorgeous.

Devonshire’s central clubhouse and its three residence buildings are situated on 26 lush and beautifully maintained tropical acres.

And following award-winning renovations within its 65,000-square-foot clubhouse, Devonshire’s interior design and decor match its exterior beauty. 

Designed and guided by the North Palm Beach design firm of Peacock + Lewis, the community’s sophisticated new look extends from its entrance lobby and living room to its expanded Churchill cocktail lounge, five world-class restaurants, and Stratford Performing Arts Center. 

The makeovers even featured new construction: Immensely popular Churchill Lounge was enlarged to accommodate more patrons inside and add patio seating and dining near Devonshire’s outdoor swimming pool. 

Construction above the lounge expanded a former tearoom and living room into a brand new teamroom plus a flexible multpurpose space.

Spacious floor styles

In addition to living in a variety of the largest independent living apartment homes in Southeast Florida, Devonshire members can customize their home to match their styles. Devonshire’s custom interiors department can turn into reality almost any vision a member can imagine. 

The community offers 39 different apartment styles, many of which include a screened terrace. Floor plans range from spacious one-bedroom homes to expansive two-bedroom styles that include dens; one also features a library. 

Amenities abound to enhance the community’s carefree lifestyle. Devonshire’s monthly service fee covers amenities such as weekly housekeeping plus concierge services for deliveries or help with groceries, luggage, and dry cleaning.

Devonshire’s grounds provide walking paths, a putting green, and a croquet court, but members also enjoy corporate membership privileges for golf, tennis, and other activities at PGA National Resort and Spa. 

Should members choose not to drive to PGA or other scheduled destinations, Devonshire can provide complimentary transport in its club cars.

Valet service is also available.

Weatherproof convenience

Because the community’s clubhouse is connected internally to its three residence buildings, getting to Devonshire’s fitness center, its well-stocked and well-appointed library, its entertainment performances in the Stratford or card games and other clubhouse activities entails only a simple stroll down air-conditioned, glass-enclosed walkways.

Members needn’t venture out in summer heat or winter rains to gather with neighbors over cocktails in the lounge or dinner in a clubhouse restaurant. 

Life care

Devonshire offers an on-site wellness center and outpatient rehabilitation services. Its innovative life care approach provides peace of mind because it allows members to plan ahead for whatever challenges may come with living a longer life.

Community members are ensured access to quality health care services, including assisted living, memory care, and/or skilled nursing care, at Chatsworth at PGA National, Devonshire’s rehabilitation and continuing care neighborhood. 

Chatsworth has received a 4-star rating for its services.

Details about the life care plan are available in Devonshire’s Residency Contract.  

The best staff ever

Devonshire not only boasts a reputation for grandiose apartments, world-class restaurants, and an enviable lifestyle, it’s also known for the unparalleled service its staff delivers.  

For example, community members are thrilled that Devonshire’s popular Executive Director Jim Wingardner intends to remain at Devonshire’s helm until he retires. His decision ensures continuity of a strong leadership and conveys a dedication that resonates throughout the community.

Staff members know members by name. They know their interests and their dining preferences. They genuinely care for the people who live at Devonshire and treat them like extended family. 

The combination of person-centered service and professionalism underpins the catered lifestyle members enjoy and creates an enviable ambience. 

From Devonshire’s front door, down its hallways, and throughout its buildings, the welcome mat is always out. 

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