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frequently asked questions.

Is there an age requirement for residents?

Yes. Brandermill Woods is an active retirement community for people 62 and over.

May I decorate my home as I wish?

Yes. You may furnish and decorate your home in any way you see fit. Built-ins and major modifications will become the property of Brandermill Woods when your home is vacated. You will be responsible for returning the home to its original condition if requested.

May I have guests, host parties, and travel?

Yes, certainly. Guests may visit you and enjoy all of the amenities of the Clubhouse and if you like to travel, you'll feel secure about your home and your possessions while you're away.

May I have a pet?

Pets are welcome, but are subject to Brandermill Community Association and Chesterfield County regulations and restrictions. A $550 non-refundable pet fee is required.

What health care facility services are offered?

The Health Care Facilities offer several levels of care from full service apartment living to skilled nursing care. The Health Care Center complex incorporates a 60-bed, fully licensed nursing home and a three-story building containing 40 assisted-living and 19 memory enhanced rental apartments.  A new state-of-the-art 22-bed rehab wing was opened in the spring of 2015.

Do The Health Care facilities offer advantages for independent living residents?

Yes. Both are located on-site and only residents of Brandermill Woods have priority admittance.

What kind of transportation is available?

Many residents bring their cars with them; however, Brandermill provides scheduled transportation throughout the community. An on-campus shuttle is available throughout the day so that residents are able to attend activities or visit neighbors easily.

What precautions have been taken concerning fire, since the homes are joined by common walls?

The entire community is equipped with a state-of-the-art security system that monitors the sprinkler system, inclusive of smoke and heat detectors in each unit. In the event of a fire, an alarm notifies the security desk and the fire department will be dispatched immediately.

How far is Brandermill Woods from Richmond?

You can reach the heart of downtown Richmond in approximately 20 minutes.

Where is the nearest hospital?

Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital is less than 2 miles from Brandermill Woods.

What about soundproofing?

The homes are soundproofed, with well-insulated common walls.

What are the amenities within Brandermill Woods?

The Clubhouse contains a dining room, lounge, meeting areas, crafts room, card and game room, an exercise room, library and more. Gardening and other outdoor amenities are available as well. Our expansion will include an indoor swimming pool, theatre, chapel, game rooms and bistro.

What is our relationship with the larger Brandermill Community?

Brandermill has over 80 neighborhoods. Brandermill Woods is one of them. You will have access to all of the amenities enjoyed by Brandermill residents — over 15 miles of paved walking trails, parks, picnic areas, the 1,700-acre lake and shopping and professional services, to name a few.

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