The Fountains at Washington House - Alexandria, VA

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  • Minimum Age of Accepted Residents
  • Activities Onsite
  • Devotional Services Available
  • Indoor Common Areas
  • Meals Provided
  • Aging in Place
  • Nurses on Staff
  • Podiatrist Available
  • Physical Therapy Available
  • Occupational Therapy Available
  • Speech Therapy Available
  • Complimentary Transportation
  • Activities Offsite
  • Outdoor Common Areas
  • Beauty & Barber Services
  • Pets Allowed
  • No Smoking Allowed in Private Areas Indoors
  • No Smoking Allowed in Public Areas Indoors
  • Hospice Available
  • Resident Parking Available
  • Male Residents Accepted
  • Female Residents Only
  • Doctor on Call
  • Nurse on Call
  • Homecare Onsite
  • Dentist Available
  • 4.0 of 5 average rating of 66 reviews

About The Fountains at Washington House - Alexandria, VA

Welcome to Alexandria’s number-one continuing care RENTAL community!

Located near Washington DC, The Fountains at Washington House offers nine (9) floor plans in both assisted and independent living in a boutique-hotel style environment. Our community provides independent living, assisted living and skilled nursing and rehabilitation services to those 55 and better. Cozy, intimate, friendly, beautiful are just some of the words our visitors have used to describe our atmosphere!
Our residents thrive by participating in or teaching

Watermark University classes

designed to incorporate brain and body fitness for life. Culinary Arts, Tai Chi, Museums, Computer, History, Art, Literature, Geography, Foreign Policy, Yoga, Garden tours, are just some of the many classes we are passionate about! Services include delicious Meals made to order, Housekeeping services, trained 24 hour Nursing staff, Shuttle Transportation, Cafe, Libraries, Movie Theatre, Art Gallery and Classroom, Hair Salon, Concierge services, Move-in coordination, etc.

Come see how you can be a part of this community with NO large buy-in at any level of care!

The Fountains at Washington House is a Watermark Retirement Community. We are creating extraordinary communities where people THRIVE!

The Fountains at Washington House is a luxury residential community for seniors located in Alexandria, Virginia. Residents can see stunning views of the hills of Virginia along with landmarks in Washington, D.C. For seniors who can always use more interaction, this residence provides daily activities both on-site and in town. More than two hundred people call The Fountains home, so seniors will always have something to do or someone to see. Some of the community amenities include:

- Cherry Blossom Cafe
- Access to Watermark University classes
- Housekeeping/linen services
- Room service available
- Community rooms including a billiards room
- Wellness center
- Creative Arts Studio

Services Offered

The Fountains offers both independent living and assisted living apartments, as well as a memory care service. There are eight different floor plans for residents to choose from, including studio size to two-bedroom units. The emphasis community-wide is on comfort and community.

City Info

Alexandria, Virginia is a city with a rich history. Its location just outside of Washington D.C. makes it a nice place to live for knowledge and cultural immersion. Downtown, residents can enjoy the older architecture and the Little Theater, while seventy major parks nearby offers a place to walk and celebrate the natural beauty of the area.

- Walkability Score: 7 out of 10. This area is simple to walk, but there aren't as many shopping and dining opportunities as there are just chances to enjoy nature.
- Average Age in 22311 zip code: 33. With the proximity to local communities colleges, many of the people who live in this area are younger, but with enough mixture of families to be comfortable.
- Number of local senior residential facilities nearby: There are two other senior communities within a short distance of The Fountains.
- Average Weather: Alexandria is located in the temperate continental United States. Winters vary from mild to cold and often experience a lot of snow. Summers can be hot and humid.
- Veteran's facilities:The National Veterans Center and Department of Veteran's Affairs are both located close by in Washington D.C.


Seniors in the Alexandria area have access to a number of transportation services, including those that are provided by the community and public options located throughout the area and in Washington D.C.

- Buses: The local bus service offers reduced senior rides around Alexandria. Visit Alexandria Transit company for a schedule and other information.
- Trains: Virginia Railway Express offers service around Alexandria and Washington D.C.
- Taxis: Seniors have their choice of taxi service for the area including Yellow Cab and White Top service.
- Ride Shares: Vanpooling and Carpooling is encouraged in Alexandria, and seniors often receive transportation from the community they live in as well.

Health and Safety

Alexandria is close to top-rated medical centers and offers residents the opportunity to learn safety procedures through local law enforcement.

- Hospitals in the Area: Virginia Hospital Center, Dominion Hospital
- Crime rate in 33615 zip code: Its proximity to Washington D.C. raises the crime rate some, in particular property crimes, which are ranked 76 out of 100. Violent crime is also slightly higher than the national average

Sports and leisure

With nearly 950 acres of recreational space nearby, seniors have plenty of walking space to get out and about. There are also cultural and historic locations only miles from town. The Fountains is also accessible to Washington D.C., history enthusiasts can explore how our country came to be.

- Golf courses near by: Pinecrest, Hilltop Golf Club
- Tennis courts/clubs near by: Montgomery Park, Nannie J Lee Recreation Center
- Gyms near by: Anytime Fitness, Snap Fitness

Shopping and entertainment

There are shopping opportunities surrounding The Fountains, from strip mall shops to malls, giving seniors all the purchasing power they need. Also in downtown Alexandria, seniors can check out a show or visit one of the local history centers

- Clothes Shopping nearby: TJ Maxx, periwinkle
- Grocery stores: Giant Foods, Whole Foods Market, ALDI, Trader Joe's
- Restaurants: Cafe Aurora, Gadsby's Tavern, Hard Times Cafe, Frank's Oyster Bar
- Movie theaters: The Little Theater of Alexandria
- Libraries: Alexandria Library
- Senior-friendly salons (men and women): Blown Salon, Classic Look, Wisp Salon
- Attractions: Potamic Riverboat Company, Fort Ward Museum,

Religious facilities

Seniors at The Fountains have a weekly church devotional service on-site, but there are also local churches nearby for those of different faiths or beliefs. Some of these churches include Christ Church, Hope United church of Christ and First Baptist Church.