Property Information

The Chesapeake Retirement Community
955 Harpersville Rd
Newport News, VA


By having their physical, emotional and social needs attended to with love and attention, residents of the Chesapeake Retirement Community receive quality care from staff with a compassionate and understanding approach. The Chesapeake specializes is assisted living care, independent living care and Alzheimers care and promotes an active lifestyle for all of its residents.

Residents have everything they need on site thanks to the services and amenities offered by the Chesapeake community. The Chesapeake is designed in a way to make sure every resident lives an easy and worry-free life, making everything as convenient as possible.

There is a fully equipped fitness center, indoor swimming pool, sauna, library, garden, putting green, game rooms and a woodworking shop available for all residents to use.

And every year the Chesapeake hosts its annual golf tournament, an even that always proves to be popular with the community.

There is also a library, chapel and clinic so residents dont have to travel far and can stay within the comfort of their community. Residents are also served restaurant-style meals.

Through educational, recreational and wellness programs, there is a little something for every resident and their unique tastes. The Chesapeake has a holistic approach towards the healthcare and lifestyle of their residents and promote wellness by nurturing the mind, body and spirit. Through daily exercises and exercise classes, as well as health seminars, the designed programs are there to support each resident and their individual abilities, interests and needs.

There are a variety of floor plans for residents to choose from to fit their lifestyle and needs. These include one and two bedroom apartments with fully equipped kitchens. Some floor plans also feature dens, patios or balconies. Also available are two bedroom cottage homes with fully equipped kitchens and in-house washer and dryers. Some selections may include dens, fireplaces, sunrooms, patios and garages. The community is also pet friendly. Weekly housekeeping and landscaping are services that are offered by the retirement community.

Located in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia, the community exudes a warm and friendly atmosphere that can be expected of a small coastal town. It is near many museums, shopping areas and attractions and the surrounding areas play host to several seasonal events, like the Christmas Town Weekend at Busch Gardens. The areas climate reaches an average of 80 degrees Fahrenheit in July with an approximate 60 per cent humidity and a low of just above 30 degrees Fahrenheit in February with an approximate 65 per cent humidity. The area offers boating, fishing, hiking and other outdoor adventure.

Features and Amenities


  • Crafts Room
  • Dining Room
  • Games Room
  • Gardening
  • Indoor Pool
  • Laundry
  • Library
  • Lounges
  • Pool
  • Wellness Center
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Community Features


  • 1-bedroom
  • 2-bedroom
  • Variety of Suite Styles
  • Apartment
  • Cottage
  • Assisted Living Program

Accommodation Details

Recreational Facilities

  • Pool Table
  • Billiards
  • Exercise Room
  • Garden
  • Card Room
  • Swimming Pool

Recreational Programs

  • Exercise
  • Shopping
  • Computer
  • Theatre
  • Parties
  • Entertainment
  • Art
  • Recreational Programs
  • Bingo
  • Cards

Health Services

Dining Services

Special Diets