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St Anne's Retirement Community

3952 Columbia Avenue, Columbia, Pennsylvania 17512

Rural
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Owned Pets Allowed
Since 1928, St, Anne’s has served our community with compassionate services. Amid our Independent Living Expansion, we celebrate our 90th anniversary and look forward to providing our Residents with quality, integrated care for many years in the future. St. Anne’s Retirement Community, a Catholic retirement community for senior living in Pennsylvania, serves Residents from throughout central PA. If you’re looking for a continuing care retirement community, we hope you’ll consider dropping by our beautiful Lancaster County, PA campus for a visit! In 1925, a small group of Croatian/German nuns—members of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ—left their convent in Illinois to establish a new motherhouse in Central Pennsylvania. They were guided by the mission and vision of their foundress, St. Maria De Mattias, who urged her Sisters to always trust in God’s providence while showing love and compassion for “the dear neighbor.” Led by Mother Paulina Schneeburger, the pilgrim Adorers settled on a 125-acre working farm outside of Columbia, PA, which was formerly owned by a Senator from Lancaster named Robert Quay. The Sisters moved into the rambling old 22-room mansion on the property and converted it into a convent. Though the Sisters barely had any money, their simplicity and hard work endeared them to the local community — they could often be seen working in the fields and tending dairy cows in their long habits besides hired farmhands. It wasn’t long before the Sisters’ new life in Pennsylvania began to change. They became caretakers for two elderly men, and following their call to serve Christ and others, welcomed more guests to the convent. In order to accommodate these new guests, a large annex was built behind the convent, renovations to a nearby tenant farmhouse were made, and in August, 1928, St. Anne’s officially opened its doors to 24 elderly residents. Our Independent Living expansion is well underway at St. Anne’s and will allow many more retirees to call Lancaster County “home.” The apartment building, with an underground parking garage, is scheduled to be completed this winter and move-in tentatively to begin in Spring 2019. Our cottage home sales model is open daily, by appointment, for tours.

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Independent Living

Assisted Living

Skilled Nursing

Accommodations

Apartment/Condo

Studio / 1 Bathroom
1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
1 Bedroom / 2 Bathrooms
2 Bedrooms / 1 Bathroom
2 Bedrooms / 2 Bathrooms

Bungalow/Cottage

1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
2 Bedrooms / 2 Bathrooms

The Apartment 63

Apartment/Condo
Studio
1 Bath
345 ft²
Full Kitchen
Individually Controlled Thermostats
Walk-In Closets
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The Studio 66

Apartment/Condo
Studio
1 Bath
437 ft²
Full Kitchen
Individually Controlled Thermostats
Walk-In Closets
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The Apartment 64

Apartment/Condo
1 Bed
1 Bath
378 ft²
Full Kitchen
Individually Controlled Thermostats
The Apartment 64 floorplan image

The Apartment 62

Apartment/Condo
1 Bed
1 Bath
378 ft²
Full Kitchen
Individually Controlled Thermostats
The Apartment 62 floorplan image

The Apartment 84

Apartment/Condo
1 Bed
1 Bath
378 ft²
Full Kitchen
Individually Controlled Thermostats
The Apartment 84 floorplan image

The Apartment 70

Apartment/Condo
1 Bed
1 Bath
405 ft²
Full Kitchen
Individually Controlled Thermostats
The Apartment 70 floorplan image

The Apartment 67

Apartment/Condo
1 Bed
1 Bath
405 ft²
Full Kitchen
Individually Controlled Thermostats
Walk-In Closets
The Apartment 67 floorplan image

The Apartment 60

Apartment/Condo
1 Bed
1 Bath
518 ft²
Full Kitchen
Individually Controlled Thermostats
Washer/Dryer, Dishwasher
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The Apartment 81-82

Apartment/Condo
1 Bed
1 Bath
518 ft²
Full Kitchen
Individually Controlled Thermostats
Washer/Dryer, Dishwasher
The Apartment 81-82 floorplan image

The Apartment 53

Apartment/Condo
1 Bed
1 Bath
518 ft²
Full Kitchen
Individually Controlled Thermostats
Walk-In Closets
Washer/Dryer, Dishwasher
The Apartment 53 floorplan image

The Apartment 61

Apartment/Condo
1 Bed
1 Bath
518 ft²
Full Kitchen
Individually Controlled Thermostats
Washer/Dryer, Dishwasher
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The Apartment 73

Apartment/Condo
1 Bed
1 Bath
582 ft²
Full Kitchen
Individually Controlled Thermostats
Washer/Dryer, Dishwasher
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The Apartment 55

Apartment/Condo
1 Bed
1 Bath
602 ft²
Full Kitchen
Individually Controlled Thermostats
Walk-In Closets
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The Apartment 56-57

Apartment/Condo
1 Bed
1 Bath
608 ft²
Full Kitchen
Individually Controlled Thermostats
Walk-In Closets
The Apartment 56-57 floorplan image

The Apartment 65-85

Apartment/Condo
1 Bed
1 Bath
621 ft²
Full Kitchen
Individually Controlled Thermostats
Walk-In Closets
Washer/Dryer, Dishwasher
The Apartment 65-85 floorplan image

The Apartment 74

Apartment/Condo
1 Bed
1 Bath
636 ft²
Full Kitchen
Individually Controlled Thermostats
Dishwasher
The Apartment 74 floorplan image

The Apartment 71

Apartment/Condo
1 Bed
1 Bath
662 ft²
Full Kitchen
Individually Controlled Thermostats
Walk-In Closets
Washer/Dryer, Dishwasher
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The Apartment 58

Apartment/Condo
1 Bed
1 Bath
672 ft²
Full Kitchen
Individually Controlled Thermostats
Walk-In Closets
Washer/Dryer, Dishwasher
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The Apartment 54

Apartment/Condo
1 Bed
1 Bath
734 ft²
Full Kitchen
Individually Controlled Thermostats
Walk-In Closets
Washer/Dryer, Dishwasher
The Apartment 54 floorplan image

The Apartment 79

Apartment/Condo
1 Bed
1 Bath
734 ft²
Full Kitchen
Individually Controlled Thermostats
Walk-In Closets
Washer/Dryer, Dishwasher
The Apartment 79 floorplan image

The Apartment 72

Apartment/Condo
1 Bed
1 Bath
769 ft²
Full Kitchen
Individually Controlled Thermostats
Walk-In Closets
Washer/Dryer, Dishwasher
The Apartment 72 floorplan image

1BR 1B- 884 sq ft

Apartment/Condo
1 Bed
1 Bath
884 ft²
Full Kitchen
Individually Controlled Thermostats
private den
Bath/Shower Combination
Washer/Dryer, Dishwasher
1BR 1B- 884 sq ft floorplan image

The Apartment 78

Apartment/Condo
1 Bed
1 Bath
925 ft²
Full Kitchen
Individually Controlled Thermostats
private den
Walk-In Closets
Washer/Dryer, Dishwasher
The Apartment 78 floorplan image

The Apartment 51-52

Apartment/Condo
1 Bed
1 Bath
1102 ft²
Full Kitchen
Individually Controlled Thermostats
private den
Walk-In Closets
Washer/Dryer, Dishwasher
The Apartment 51-52 floorplan image

1BR 1.5B- 734 sq ft

Apartment/Condo
1 Bed
2 Bath
734 ft²
Full Kitchen
Individually Controlled Thermostats
Walk-In Closets
Washer/Dryer, Dishwasher
1BR 1.5B- 734 sq ft floorplan image

1BR 1.5B- 918 sq ft

Apartment/Condo
1 Bed
2 Bath
918 ft²
Full Kitchen
Individually Controlled Thermostats
Walk-In Closets
Washer/Dryer, Dishwasher
1BR 1.5B- 918 sq ft floorplan image

The Apartment 68-69-70-75-76-77

Apartment/Condo
2 Bed
1 Bath
437 ft²
Full Kitchen
Individually Controlled Thermostats
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The Apartment 59

Apartment/Condo
2 Bed
1 Bath
807 ft²
Full Kitchen
Individually Controlled Thermostats
Walk-In Closets
Bath/Shower Combination
Washer/Dryer, Dishwasher
The Apartment 59 floorplan image

The Apartment 80

Apartment/Condo
2 Bed
1 Bath
807 ft²
Full Kitchen
Individually Controlled Thermostats
Washer/Dryer, Dishwasher
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2BR 2B- 1136 sq ft

Apartment/Condo
2 Bed
2 Bath
1136 ft²
Full Kitchen
Individually Controlled Thermostats
Fireplace
Walk-In Closets
Washer/Dryer, Dishwasher
2BR 2B- 1136 sq ft floorplan image

2BR 2B- 1366 sq ft

Apartment/Condo
2 Bed
2 Bath
1366 ft²
Full Kitchen
Individually Controlled Thermostats
Fireplace
Walk-In Closets
Washer/Dryer, Dishwasher
2BR 2B- 1366 sq ft floorplan image

1BR 1B- 1080 sq ft

Bungalow/Cottage
1 Bed
1 Bath
1080 ft²
Full Kitchen
Individually Controlled Thermostats
private den
Private Parking
Fireplace
Walk-In Closets
Bath/Shower Combination
Washer/Dryer
1BR 1B- 1080 sq ft floorplan image

The Carriage House

Bungalow/Cottage
2 Bed
2 Bath
1269 ft²
Full Kitchen
Individually Controlled Thermostats
Private Parking
Fireplace
Walk-In Closets
Bath/Shower Combination
Washer/Dryer, Dishwasher
The Carriage House floorplan image

2BR 2B- 1408 sq ft

Bungalow/Cottage
2 Bed
2 Bath
1408 ft²
Full Kitchen
Individually Controlled Thermostats
Private Parking
Fireplace
Walk-In Closets
Bath/Shower Combination
Washer/Dryer, Dishwasher
2BR 2B- 1408 sq ft floorplan image

The Cottage Villa with Basement

Bungalow/Cottage
2 Bed
2 Bath
1496 ft²
Full Kitchen
Individually Controlled Thermostats
Private Parking
Fireplace
Walk-In Closets
Bath/Shower Combination
Washer/Dryer, Dishwasher
The Cottage Villa with Basement  floorplan image

The Manor

Bungalow/Cottage
2 Bed
2 Bath
1498 ft²
Full Kitchen
Individually Controlled Thermostats
Private Parking
Fireplace
Walk-In Closets
Bath/Shower Combination
Washer/Dryer, Dishwasher
The Manor floorplan image

The Sun Villa

Bungalow/Cottage
2 Bed
2 Bath
Full Kitchen
Individually Controlled Thermostats
private den
Private Parking
Fireplace
Walk-In Closets
Bath/Shower Combination
Washer/Dryer, Dishwasher
The Sun Villa floorplan image

2BR 2B

Bungalow/Cottage
2 Bed
2 Bath
Full Kitchen
Individually Controlled Thermostats
private den
Private Parking
Walk-In Closets
Bath/Shower Combination
Washer/Dryer, Dishwasher
2BR 2B floorplan image

Amenities

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Services

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Learning

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Coffee Bar / Café

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