$30M Sonata West Retirement Community Promises Resort-Style Senior Living

Scheduled to open in spring 2017, the Sonata West senior housing community will offer 113 luxury units and create 50 jobs.
<em>Sonata West Ground Breaking Event

Sonata West Ground Breaking Event

OrlandoSonata Senior Living, an owner, developer and operator of senior living communities, officially broke ground on a new community, Sonata West, in Winter Garden, Fla.

Sonata West is a $30 million, 139,000-square-foot, resort-style rental community featuring 113 spacious apartments with cutting-edge amenities. Upon its completion, the community will have 78 independent living apartments and 35 assisted living apartments for residents in need of personal care services, as well as 10 exclusive “club-level” apartments with upgraded finishes and special access. Expected to open in March 2017, Sonata West will employ approximately 50 people.

The Sonata West building design will reflect the feel of a five-star resort with luxurious amenities inside and outside, including loft style ceilings, water fountain and pool. Residents may choose from studio-, one- and two-bedroom apartments that offer full size appliances and utilities including phone, cable and Wi-Fi, as well as housekeeping, maintenance and meals. Hospitality services and amenities will include formal and informal dining venues, multiple lounge areas for socializing, a general store, fitness center, bar & bistro, full service salon, library and internet hub, arts & crafts room, solarium, multi-purpose theatre, and card & billiards room. Adjacent to the building is the recreation area that features a covered pavilion and outdoor grill area, bocce ball court, and access to a quarter-mile pedestrian path.

Many dignitaries attended the ground breaking including Winter Garden City Manager Mike Bollhoefer, Colin Sharman, Winter Garden city commissioner, Stina D’Uva, president West Orange chamber of commerce and Cindy Brown, community relations manager to Congressman Daniel Webster.

Sonata Senior Living is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sonata Healthcare LLC. Based in Orlando, Fla., the Sonata team is comprised of experienced senior housing executives who have been overseeing the development and operations of more than 20 Central Florida senior housing communities.

Photo courtesy of Sonata Senior Living.