Find Yourself Where You Can Be Yourself 

Come experience a unique retirement lifestyle that’s joyous in nature and generous in life. Independent Living at The Village at McLean in Simsbury, CT, gives you the freedom to live exceptionally well on your own terms.

Free from the headaches of home maintenance, yardwork, chores, and even changing light bulbs, you’ll enjoy the warm, inviting Village lifestyle, where people embrace meaningful connections, commune with nature and stay involved in their community.

Casual and serene, active and vibrant, Independent Living at The Village is where you’re always free to discover challenging new adventures, awaken your spirit, and join in the assortment of enriching programs, cultural and social events, lectures and trips… even an invigorating hike and bird watching at the McLean Game Refuge. Or if you prefer, just kick back and do nothing at all on any given day.

Plus, you’ll have the confidence of knowing you have a secure plan in place for the future.

Deep friendships. Meaningful relationships. They blossom here every day.

Amenities and Services

Life at The Village includes a multitude of services and amenities designed to make life fun and worry-free. Below are just a sample of the many here to enjoy:

  • Boundless wellness programs
  • The McLean Healthy Living Program
  • SilverSneakers® and fitness classes
  • Therapeutic Warm Water pool and Aquatic fitness classes
  • Delicious Fresh Choices dining program
  • Walking trails with wellness tips
  • Beautiful new park-like gated courtyard
  • McLean Game Refuge
  • Art classes
  • Burkholder Hartford Community Room
  • The Burkholder fireplace lounges
  • Guest suite for overnight visitors
  • Beauty/barber salon
  • Library
  • Sorenson Media and Technology Center with brain fitness training software
  • Available transportation for medical appointments, shopping trips, cultural events
  • Volunteer opportunities on and off-campus
  • Community gardens
  • Business Center
  • Chapel
  • Worship services
  • Pet-friendly campus
  • Life Plan Agreements
  • Dining Plan

Hop Meadow Country Club Membership

All residents of The Village receive a social membership in Hop Meadow Country Club. You’ll love meals in their welcoming dining room, swimming in the Olympic-size pool, a drink while watching a game in the pub and a multitude of social activities. You also enjoy tennis on the eight Har-Tru clay courts or playing golf on the Championship Geoffrey Cornish-designed 18-hole course at special prices. Swimming and tennis are free.

Concierge Services Are Available

Our Resident Services Coordinator is ready to schedule your housekeeping, arrange for a driver, help you plan a surprise party, facilitate a bridge game, ship presents to your grandchildren and so much more. Pharmacy and dry cleaner delivery and pick-up from the Burkholder Community Center can all be arranged through your Resident Services Coordinator.

Floor Plans

We offer a variety of spacious senior housing options designed with comfort and convenience in mind. Our private villas, senior apartments and rental cottages come with a variety of bedroom, bath and den options. All feature a roomy kitchen with full-size appliances and washer and dryer. Some may feature garages, porches, decks and courtyards. No matter your unique style and taste, you’re sure to find the perfect fit for your independent lifestyle.

Amenities include:

  • All utilities for apartments except cable and telephone (not included for villas and cottages)
  • House cleaning services every other week for villa and apartment residents
  • Activities and entertainment
  • Social membership to Hop Meadow Country Club
  • Membership in McLean Healthy Living Program


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Typical Villa

1,405 sq. ft. plus garage

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Built-Out Villa

1,600+ sq. ft. plus garage

Apartment Homes

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1-Bedroom Apartment

900 sq. ft.
1-full bath

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2-Bedroom Apartment

1,085 to 1,332 sq. ft.
5 different floor plans available
1.5 or 2-full baths

Rental Cottages

Cottages offer a wonderful opportunity to join the McLean community without paying the Life Plan entrance fee. Cottage residents enjoy many aspects of The Village lifestyle, but services such as dining, transportation and housekeeping are offered at à la carte pricing.

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1-Bedroom Cottage

960 sq. ft.
1 full bath

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2-Bedroom Cottage

1,200 sq. ft.
1 full bath



What is Independent Living?

Independent Living gives active and independent older adults a wonderful opportunity to enjoy their current lifestyles, without the burden of home maintenance. At The Village at McLean, that means a worry-free and rewarding lifestyle in maintenance-free villas or apartment homes with a wide array of services, amenities and friends, right outside the door.

Is Independent Living the right choice for me?

Independent Living options are perfect for people who want to maintain their current active lifestyle without the responsibility of home maintenance. You’ll have the freedom to play, work out, volunteer, spend time with family and friends, even travel to far-away places – knowing that someone is looking after your home while you’re away.

To learn more or to schedule a tour of our dynamic senior Independent Living in Simsbury, CT, please fill out the request form.

Contact Us

Send us your questions, comments or requests by using the form below. You can even request to schedule a virtual appointment for our brand new Expansion, our Independent Living, or our Assisted Living. Please fill out our request form, and one of our team members will be in touch with you shortly.

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