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Hermitage of Northern Virginia

5000 Fairbanks Ave., Alexandria, VA 22311

About Hermitage of Northern Virginia

Northern Virginia's Premier Continuing Care Retirement Community

No Entrance Fees Required. Come Check Out Our Competitive Monthly Lease Rates.

The Hermitage in Northern Virginia is a community designed for active older adults age 62 or better. Located in Alexandria, Virginia just minutes from beautiful Washington, DC and historic Old Town Alexandria. The Hermitage offers a wide range of residences from which to choose, as well as a broad spectrum of services and amenities. Most importantly, as a Lifecare community, there is a comprehensive health services program which offers a full continuum of health care on site, should the need arise.

A significant advantage of living at The Hermitage in Northern Virginia is that residents are provided with a full continuum care of health services.
Our Health Services include:
. Intermediate nursing care
. Assisted Living
. Dementia Unit
. Palliative Care
. Short and long term respite

Compassion, care and commitment to high standards of personal attention are what you find at the Hermitage in Northern Virginia- from Independent Living to full Nursing Care.


The Hermitage in Northern Virginia has a wonderful variety of spacious floor plans for residents to choose from. With over 10 different apartment living styles, you can select a living arrangement that best suits your needs. Our spacious units range from 320 to 1427 square feet.

Services When You Need It

Additional benefits of our health services are that residents in Independent Living can receive nursing services as needed. The Hermitage in Northern Virginia is also fortunate to be equipped with an on-site dental office, ophthalmology office, and a podiatry office.

The Health Services philosophy is to help all residents attain and maintain the highest possible level of independence, to live with dignity, and to have choices, which assure quality of life.


Type of Community Total Units Cost Range Amenities
Retirement Communities (CCRC)
  • 150 Independent Units
  • 150 Assisted or Personal Care Units
  • 40 Nursing Units
  • Monthly Cost:
    $2,375.00 - $5,430.00
  • Entry Fee:
    $4,800.00 - $4,800.00
  • CCAC accredited
  • Fitness Area
  • Gardening Area
  • Pets Allowed
Independent Living
  • 150
  • Monthly Cost:
    $2,375.00 - $5,430.00
  • Private Transportation
  • Public Transportation
  • Pets Allowed
  • Beauty Barber
  • Gardening Area
  • Fitness Area
  • Dining Facilities
  • Wellness Center
Assisted Living / Personal Care
  • 150
  • Monthly Cost:
    $3,175.00 - $7,905.00
  • Private Units
  • Scheduled Transportation
  • Alzheimers Care
  • Respite Care
  • Gardening Area
Nursing & Rehabilitation
  • 40
  • Daily Cost Low
  • Daily Cost High
  • Respite Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Respiratory Therapy


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Living at the Hermitage not only frees your time, it also eliminates many the worries associated with running a household. Managing your finances becomes easier, because so many things are included in your monthly fee.

Life-enhancing services include:
  • •Maintenance of apartment home and provided appliances
  • •Weekly housekeeping and linen service
  • •Landscaping and snow removal
  • •Transportation to stores and local physicians’ appointments
  • •Planned social, recreational and wellness programs
  • •All utilities except telephone and premium TV programs
  • •Twenty-four hour security
  • •Emergency call system
  • •Registered nurse on site 24 hours a day
  • •Priority access to healthcare services
Dining programs feature:
  • •Daily entrée selections
  • •Three meals per day
  • •Traditional dining with table service
  • •Seasonal menus with many choices, including heart-healthy options
  • •Dietician on staff
  • •Holiday and themed dining

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Read the Guide to Retirement Living SourceBook feature story about the Morgan Family titled Lifes an Adventure.

As they started thinking about their future and how they could continue their engaging lifestyle even if their health changed. they started looking at retirement communities. The Morgans were drawn to the Methodist roots they found at the Hermitage in Northern Virginia, a not-for-profit community located in Alexandria.”We got a sense of belonging very quickly after moving here,”  said Morgan.

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