Merrill Gardens at The University

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Contact Information

Admissions/Marketing Contact 1: Leslie Reynolds
Admissions/Marketing Contact 1 Title: Marketing Director
Admissions/Marketing Contact 2: Bianka Pohlmann
Admissions/Marketing Contact 2 Title: Marketing Assistant
Admissions/Marketing Contact 3: Joni Collier
Admissions/Marketing Contact 3 Title: Reception
Administrator/General Manager's name: Michael Schaegdig
Administrator/General Manager's title: Executive Director
Address: 5300 24th Ave NE
City: Seattle
State: WA
Zip: 98105
Phone: (206) 523-8400
Fax: (206) 523-6630
Web Address:
Corporate Affiliation: Merrill Gardens, LLC
Total Number Of Units: 123
Year Constructed: 2009
Marketing Overview: Merrill Gardens at The University provides desirable retirement living near the University of Washington. Take advantage of the University Village outdoor shopping center, tree-lined Burke-Gilman trail, and Ravenna Park; all ideal for strolling and just steps from the front door. Enjoy being close to a variety of stores, entertainment options and UW events. Medical practices-including those in downtown Seattle-are easy to get to. Merrill Gardens at The University shares its courtyard with an apartment complex that has created a multi-generational enclave and enhanced social opportunities. This complex, The Corydon, is owned and operated by the same parent company as Merrill Gardens.

Monthly Rates

Discount offered to moderate-income residents: Yes

Services - Meals

Meal plan explanation: Any time dining
Meals Available: Yes
Seating in dining room: Open seating - sit wherever you wish
Tray service if resident is ill: Yes
Flexible Meal Plan: Yes

Services - Housekeeping & Laundry

Laundry Services: Available upon request
Washer/Dryer-Laundry Services: Washers and Dryers are in a community space
Housekeeping Frequency: Weekly

Amenities - Resident Apartments

Air Conditioning (In Resident Apartments): Yes
Type of Heat: Forced air
Emergency Pull Cords/Buttons No Charge: Yes
Description of Kitchen Options: Studios have efficiency kitchenettes, one and two-bedrooms have full kitchens

Amenities - Community

# of Elevators: 2
Outdoor Seating Patios: Yes
Free Internet access in a community area: Yes
Parking Description: Underground, secured
Transportation Options: Bus or town car


Age Restriction of 62+: Yes
Alcohol Served in the Dining Room: Yes
Pets - Dogs Allowed: Yes
Pets - Cats Allowed: Yes
Pets - Allowed To Visit: Yes
Pet Deposit - NonRefundable: 50
Smoking Area - Designated Outdoor: Yes

Areas Served

King County - North King - East of I-5

Listed Under

Housing & Care - Retirement Living & Continuing Care Retirement Communities
Housing & Care - Assisted Living Communities

This listing was last updated on 3/17/2016.

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