Colonel By

Live in luxury throughout retirement
Welcome to the elegant Revera Colonel By Retirement Residence, overlooking the Rideau Canal. Enjoy luxurious, safe and caring senior living with a tranquil pond, gardens, library and activities to suit your tastes even as your needs change.

Retirement living, designed for you

  • Independent Supportive Living | 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom & Studio
  • Assisted Living | 1 bedroom & Studio
  • Memory Care | 1 bedroom & Studio
  • Short term and respite care upon availability

Recommended by CARP logoLive well throughout retirement at Colonel By. Our retirement residence offers a continuum of care, supporting active independent lifestyles and meeting the needs of assisted living and memory care residents.

If you’d like to speak about pricing, just give us a call.

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Life at Colonel By 

At Colonel By, you can host guests in the private dining room, pamper yourself in the salon or relax by the tranquil pond.

So many activities to enjoy and discover 

Join our friendly seniors’ community at Colonel By for a full lineup of activities like horse shoes, sing-alongs, outdoor walks, bingo, chair yoga, game nights, live music and outings. The options are endless.
Our LiveWell™ approach is all about making you feel your best, now and tomorrow
Health & Wellness

Access to a range of accommodations and personalized health and wellness services designed to be flexible and cater to evolving needs.

  • Falls Prevention & Injury Reduction Program
  • LiveWell™ Personalized Care Program
  • Access to nursing services, and more
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Services and Amenities

For your comfort and convenience, Colonel By offers a selection of services and amenities:

  • Full-service dining 3x/day
  • Café
  • Salon
  • Fitness room
  • Sunroom, library
  • Lounge for Memory Care
  • Chapel
  • Private landscaped garden/pond
  • 24-hr staff
  • In-house doctors, pharmacy, mobile lab and dentistry
  • Hearing and foot care and physiotherapy

Floor plans

Accommodations designed for real life. Living space is a personal thing. Browse through the floor plans of our retirement suites to see which layout feels most comfortable to you.

Designed with a single person or couple in mind and includes a living area and bathroom.

Living Area: 20'8" x 13'2"
Bedroom: 17'8" x 10'6"
Bathroom: 9'0" x 4'1"

Colonel By 1 Bedroom
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Suitable for a single person with a living area and a bathroom.

Living Area: 16'11 x 11'3"
Bathroom: 6'5" x 4'11"

Colonel By, Studio
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Colonel By 1 Bedroom
Colonel By, Studio

About the neighbourhood

Revera Colonel By Retirement Residence is in the prestigious neighbourhood of Old Ottawa South, Ontario. Convenient to public transit, coffee shops, groceries and a pharmacy. Near shopping, churches, recreation centres, art gallery and theatre.

How easy it is to access

Very Walkable; Most errands can be accomplished on foot. Very Bikeable; Biking is convenient for most trips.
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Faces of Revera

Our residents and employees are at the heart of who we are and what we do. We are delighted to introduce you to some of the people who live and work with us. We know that they would love to meet you as well.
Jo, daughter of Revera resident, Yvonne, Revera resident
Meet Jo
Jo, daughter of a Revera resident, has peace of mind since her mother’s move. She says, “They are on top of everything, and that gives me peace of mind too. They are able to take care of my mom and all her needs. So, when we spend time together, it’s more quality time.”
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Recommended by C.A.R.P.

Revera is proud to be the only senior living operator recommended by C.A.R.P. (Canadian Association for Retired Persons). Together we share a common goal, to improve the aging experience for Canadian seniors. Revera is delighted to offer C.A.R.P. members a special benefit, beginning with two months rent-free* when moving into a Revera retirement home.

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