Wellingstone Christian Home is a legal non-profit charitable organization registered as The Christian Home Association of Mount Hamilton.In order to purchase and occupy a unit in Wellingstone Christian Home the occupant must become a member of The Christian Home Association of Mount Hamilton and must be in agreement with our Core Values.
Actual ownership and title of the Life Lease development remains in the name and protection of The Christian Home Association of Mount Hamilton (hereinafter referred to as Wellingstone). The owner of an individual Life Lease unit has the exclusive right to occupy the suite they select and to use the common facilities of the development as long as they desire or are able. Upon taking possession of their suite, the resident would pay a monthly occupancy fee, similar to a condo fee, for their share of the common costs including interior and exterior maintenance of the common areas, management, insurance, taxes and reserve fund
HISTORY OF THE HOME
Wellingstone Christian Home is located at the southern end of Upper Wellington, on central Hamilton Mountain. Building a senior residence on the vacant lands around the Mt. Hamilton Christian Reformed church was an idea that first surfaced in 1976. It took some years for city services to be installed but in 1986 a 52 unit building was completed and residents began moving into one and two bedroom apartments. These apartments have enjoyed great success. A waiting list is testimony to the popularity of the apartments. Since building the original units this nonprofit organization has been able to purchase adjacent land which made it possible for 72 additional units to be built along on Stone Church Road East. The two buildings are connected allowing for one community. The apartments have enjoyed great success. A waiting list is testimony to the popularity of the apartments. In addition, there is land available for future development.
Wellingstone Christian Home is ideally located. It is next to Bethel Gospel Tabernacle within walking distance to the Canadian Reformed Church and within a few driving miles to churches of other denominations. The Wellington Nursing Home and emergency services are located directly across the street.
A bus stop is within a few steps of the home. Limeridge Mall and Mountain Plaza Mall are located a few miles away. Once a week a local grocery chain arranges for a door to door pickup by bus to a nearby mall that contains a large supermarket.
Within a few minutes drive there are doctor’s offices, dentist’s offices, banks, restaurants and plazas.
Hamilton has an effective Meals on Wheels program and home care services can be arranged through the Community Care Access Centre. Hamilton is home to McMaster Medical Centre, Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Center, The General Hospital and St. Joseph’s Hospital & St. Joseph’s Centre for Mountain Health Services – West 5th Campus.
McMaster University, Mohawk College, Redeemer University College, Hamilton Place and many area churches are all within easy driving distance and offer a wide range of cultural events that include concerts, plays, and academic lectures.
AMENITIES IN COMMON AREAS
- Two furnished guest suites
- Large lobbies and lounge areas
- Storage locker for every unit
- Common laundry area (Phase One)
- Common room, kitchen and dining hall for communal and family occasions
- Tuck shop (tenant managed)
- Coffee shop (tenant managed)
- Hair salon
- Craft room
- Woodworking shop
- Billiard room
- Exercise room
- Shuffle board, indoors and outdoors
- Secure entry system
- Designated parking spaces
- Stackable laundry appliances in Phase Two unit
- Individual controls for air-conditioning and heating
- Wheel-chair accessible units
- Large vinyl casement windows
- Lever style door handles
- Double stainless steel sinks
- Space and connections for dishwasher
- Pre-wired for cable TV and telephone in bedrooms and living room
- Storage Locker