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Retirement Community, Warminster, Bucks County PA

Q. Where will Shepherd’s Crossing be located?
A. Shepherd’s Crossing will be located on 87 acres adjacent to the present site of Christ’s Home Retirement Community at Street Road and Norristown Road in Warminster. The vast acreage allows for a peaceful country setting with walking trails, gardening areas and a pond, yet is close to shopping, restaurants, doctor’s offices and other services.
Q. What will Shepherd’s Crossing offer?
A. A Continuing Care Retirement Community, Shepherd’s Crossing will offer independent living in attached cottages as well as on-site nursing care. While the emphasis will be on active independent living, cottage residents will have priority access to other levels of care, as they may need it.
Q. What will the cottages look like?
A. The cottages will offer convenient single story living with floor plans having approximately 1700 square feet including one-car garages (a few with two-car garages). A choice of three floor plans will be offered, each with two bedrooms and two baths, fully equipped kitchen, ample closet space and laundry area. First residents may choose an enclosed sunroom option, which adds over 140 square feet of additional living space.
Q. What services will be offered?
A. As a resident of Shepherd’s Crossing you will enjoy virtually maintenance-free living with all lawn care, trash pick-up, snow and leaf removal taken care of for you. Exterior maintenance of your cottage home means you’ll never have to pick up a paintbrush or climb a ladder again! Water and sewer along with property taxes are also included as part of your monthly fee.
Q. Is there an entrance fee?
A. Residents will pay a one-time entrance fee plus monthly fee for services. Up to 90% of the entrance fee is refundable based on the entrance fee plan you select.
Q. What health care services will be available?
A. Residents of Shepherd’s Crossing will have access to on-site nursing care on a fee-for-service basis. Cottage residents will also have a wellness nurse to consult for minor illnesses and routine health monitoring as well as nutrition education, diet and exercise consultation and other wellness-related topics. For a nominal fee, emergency meal preparation and scheduled transportation will also be provided as needed.
Q. Who sponsors Shepherd’s Crossing?
A. Shepherd’s Crossing is a community of Christ’s Home, a not-for-profit, non-denominational organization that has provided care and housing to seniors since 1923. Christ’s Home is governed by a volunteer board of trustees and is licensed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as a Continuing Care Retirement Community.
Q. How many cottages will be built?
A. Shepherd’s Crossing will be built in several phases over the next several years. Phase I will include 70 cottages and the Clubhouse. Phase II will likely include additional cottages and replacement of the main healthcare building.
Q. When will Shepherd’s Crossing be available for occupancy?
A. Plans are to release only 18 cottages at a time for construction. It is anticipated that the first cottages will be ready for occupancy by Summer 2008.
Q. How can I reserve a cottage at Shepherd’s Crossing?
A. A $1,000 Priority Reservation deposit will place you on a priority list to select the floor plan and home site you desire. To reserve a cottage, 10% of the applicable entrance fee will be required. An additional 20% of the entrance fee will be required upon the start of construction on your cottage, and the balance of your entrance fee will be required when you are notified that the home is ready for move-in. Click here to make your Priority Reservation now.
Q. Where can I get more information?
A. A sales office is open on site. Please contact Barbara Crockett, Sales and Marketing Manager Shepherd's Crossing at (215) 956-1802 or email . To join the Priority Reservation Program, please call for a Priority Reservation Application. To join our mailing list, please call or send your address to Shepherd's Crossing, 466 Norristown Road, Warminster, PA 18974 or e-mail to .
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