NO Application Fee! Village Park is designed for a carefree, secure, and active Senior Living Community. The property is located 5 miles outside of the Central Business District of New Haven on a ridge crest in a wooded setting. You can choose from bright, spacious efficiencies, one or two-bedroom apartments that include free utilities, making budgeting easy for fixed-income seniors. The grounds of Village Park are spectacular. The site offers community gardens, picnic area, bocce ball, and horseshoe courts and walking paths throughout the property. Our residents gather in the attractive gazebos or community rooms to socialize, make plans, and take in the views. Recreational activities occur regularly and include an on-site exercise facility complete with aerobic cardio exercise machines, on-premise events, and celebrations as well as outings to area attractions, casinos, and cultural events. There are an on-site City of New Haven Senior Center, library, and services for various religious denominations, in addition to our own Resident Services Office. Bella Vista is not only on the Connecticut Transit bus line but also an actual terminal stop for several Greater New Haven bus routes.
Village Park also offers a weekday shopping bus free of charge to residents. Convenient retail outlets located in our community make shopping for necessities even easier for residents who prefer staying closer to home. Residents can go grocery shopping, visit the full-service pharmacy, or do their banking right here on-site - all before an appointment at the beauty/barber shop, or meeting friends for breakfast or lunch at the Bella Vista Deli. Bella Vista's health care center includes a medical group specializing in internal and geriatric medicine, a diagnostic lab, physical therapy office, professional podiatric foot care, home health care services, and a medical equipment supplier. Bella Vista is located on a public bus system line that serves all of New Haven and most cities and towns in the Greater New Haven Metropolitan area. Whether by bus, taxi, senior shuttles that are regularly scheduled during the week, or by car, residents of Village Park are just minutes away from grocery stores, banking, all sorts of retail from small boutiques in the city to large discount chain stores, recreational, health, dining of all sorts from fast food to the finest and even exotic restaurant fare.