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About The Community & Oakmont Senior Living

Varenna is an exclusive Oakmont Senior Living Community located in Santa Rosa, California. Its namesake, Varenna, Italy, is a small historic village located on the romantic shores of Lake Como. Inspired by the beauty and intimate sense of community of its Italian counterpart, Varenna is designed to take advantage of the temperate climate and sweeping views of its Santa Rosa location in the foothills of Wine Country. The first of its kind in the Sonoma County area, Varenna is a continuing care retirement community offering the highest level of services imaginable.

World-class living at its finest, Varenna features old-world architecture, functional floor plans and elegant design along with all of the amenities you’ve come to expect in a community of its caliber. From concierge services, to housekeeping and spa treatments, to gourmet cuisine, our hand-selected staff will cater to your every whim, all while leaving your guests and you with the precious time needed to enjoy resort-style retirement living to the fullest.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, entrance fees are up to 90% refundable. Please inquire for details.
At Varenna at Fountaingrove we are proud to offer a full suite of health and wellness services for our residents including on-site Concierge Medicine. Click here to learn more about our Concierge Medicine Program.
Absolutely, our residents experience peace of mind knowing Varenna Signature Care is available whenever the need arises. A distinguishing benefit Varenna can provide is our capability to discreetly bring care services into your home on a temporary basis. Villa Capri, a separate community on the Varenna campus offers caring support for those needing long-term assistance and memory care services.

What Makes Varenna so Different:

  • Our Executive Chef makes each meal a fine dining experience.
  • Varenna brings waterfront views together with luxury living.
  • Complimentary Concierge Service makes daily tasks easier than ever.
  • Complimentary Chauffeur Service makes getting around town a breeze.
  • Valet Service creates a feel of luxury and pampering for you and your guests.
  • Professional and Courteous staff that is here to serve you 24/7.

Who’s Behind Varenna at Fountaingrove…

Oakmont Senior Living, a family-owned and operated company founded by William P. Gallaher, is a recognized leader in the retirement industry, having planned and developed more than 40 retirement communities in the western United States. In the building and development business since the mid 1970′s, Bill and his wife Cindy began by building custom homes. During the early years, Bill designed the homes, created the architecture drawings, and managed every aspect of the construction, while Cindy designed and chose interior and exterior finishes and details. The experience has given them an intimate understanding of the construction process. Blending beauty and function with a keen sensitivity to the changing market has been their trademark. Oakmont develops, builds and manages all of their properties in a seamless process from site acquisition to operations. This continuum of responsibility and oversight ensures all parts of the business meet the same high standards and expectations.

Oakmont strives to create an atmosphere of family and community among staff, residents and resident family members. We know that caring and meaningful relationships are the foundation for a rewarding life. Our belief and our mission are to treat each member of our community with respect and compassion. Our staff are hand-selected for their skills, previous experience, and passion for working with the elderly. Our practice is to incorporate joy and laughter alongside our expectations of excellence. Walk into our community and feel our pride in ownership and commitment to service.

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