Experience the best of The Golden State at Carriage House Estates, a suburban senior living community in Southwest Bakersfield, located just over two hours to the sea at Pismo Beach. The campus is situated on 12 acres of rose gardens, and central to shopping at the Marketplace Mall and healthcare at Mercy Hospital Southwest. Day trips include the Buena Vista Museum of Nation History and Science, Bakersfield Museum of Art and Tach Casino.
Carriage House Estates encourages relaxation and life-enriching recreation. Dine on chef-prepared meals in the elegant community dining room, then relax by the fire. Spacious social rooms include a library, theater and pool hall. Enjoy happy hour celebrations with big-band music, or take part in the chocolate extravaganza. Stay fit with bean bag baseball and chair aerobics, or dig in the dirt with the gardening club. The upbeat community nurtures friendships with themed spirit weeks and virtual travel clubs. You’ll feel right at home here. See for yourself with a visit today.
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Join us. If you are exploring senior living and have questions, our dedicated staff are waiting to help make your retirement a special experience. The dining at Holiday Retirement is one of many special touches available to residents. Schedule a time to visit and enjoy a fresh, chef-prepared meal. We look forward to meeting you.
Are you making your list and checking it twice? We`ve got unique gifts at just the right price! It`s our holiday tradition for one of a kind crafts, homemade creations, treats and festivities. All are welcome to join us for this holiday tradition!
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The joy of an all-inclusive lifestyle is writing just one check a month and having life's daily details taken care of for you. So what, exactly, does your Holiday rent include?
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Compare your current expenses and determine the potential savings of an all-inclusive Holiday® lifestyle complete with dining, transportation and maintenance-free living.
From personable managers and pleasant housekeepers, to attentive servers at mealtime, and helpful maintenance technicians who are there when you need them, this community is the new extension of your family. We're here to make your life easier in any way we can.
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At Holiday, “Bon Appetit” isn't just a saying, it's a way of life. Everything from entrée to dessert, is made from scratch and served in restaurant-style dining rooms.
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Breakfast: 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Lunch: 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Supper: 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
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Keep things simple. That’s how we’ve offered our all-inclusive lifestyle for more than 40 years.
Meals, maintenance, transportation and more included.
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Beyond just games and puzzles, our activities are part of a holistic wellness approach you’ll only find at Holiday, designed to help seniors live more robust, fulfilling lives.
It’s called the Layers of the Holiday Lifestyle, a comprehensive program of activities and events designed to stimulate the seven dimensions of wellness: physical, emotional, spiritual, intellectual, creative, social and vocational.
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We strongly believe in the life-affirming power of pets, and are delighted to have dogs and cats as part of our communities.
So whether you are bringing along an old furry friend or welcoming a new one, contact us when you are ready to visit. We know you and your pet will love it here!
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Hear from our residents and their families about why they chose Holiday Retirement and what life at a Community is all about.
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Cottages offer all the pleasures of a stand-alone home with the many benefits of community living.
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Choose from a variety of comfortable senior living apartments in various sizes and configurations allowing you the freedom to furnish in any style that appeals to you.
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Holiday Retirement understands that moving to a senior living community can be stressful. That’s why we’re proud to partner with Moves for Seniors, a company that specializes in simplifying the senior move experience.
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At Holiday Retirement, we know great friends make the best neighbors.
Refer a friend today and when they join our family of residents, you will enjoy a referral bonus.
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Are you interested in volunteering to enrich the lives of local seniors? Share your talents and interests with our residents.
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Coast to coast. From sea to shining sea. Holiday is sure to have the perfect location for you.
We're right where you are. Right where you want to be.
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We’ll take care of the chores so you can enjoy the carefree lifestyle you’ve earned.
Scheduled transportation. Our specially licensed and trained drivers allow you to leave the driving to us – to doctor appointments, shopping and other scheduled offsite activities.
Weekly housekeeping and linen service. No more vacuuming, no more dusting, no more loads of sheets and towels. Let us take care of the housework and laundry.
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Have you ever wondered what life is like at a Holiday Retirement Community?
Take a look at all the good times being had at this Holiday Community, then schedule a visit and experience it for yourself.
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