Where extraordinary living meets natural beauty
Located on nearly one hundred acres in Newtown Square, PA, White Horse Village offers a beautiful, tranquil setting surrounded by urban centers and nearby attractions, including neighboring Ridley Creek State Park, Longwood Gardens, Valley Forge National Historical Park, King of Prussia Mall, and Center City, Philadelphia. Residents enjoy an abundance of recreational opportunities with the convenience of many on-site services, from salon to outpatient care, at their fingertips.
Inspired living among friends
White Horse Village is an engaged community of doers, thinkers, makers, artists, and lifelong learners. Without the demands of home maintenance or yard work, residents are free to explore all of life’s boundless possibilities. Together, we build meaningful relationships, foster new ideas, get involved, and feel vested in our collective community.
Visit us, and you will be greeted with a warm hello and friendly conversation. Our new residents often comment about how quickly they feel connected to the people who live here and form lasting friendships.
Leading the way
White Horse Village is an active senior living community offering 331 independent residence options, and a two-story Healthcare Center featuring 55 private skilled nursing rooms, 48 personal care suites, and 20 private rooms in a memory support neighborhood. We are progressive in our thoughts and actions and passionate about leading the way in our approach to innovative and sustainable living.
As a nonprofit organization, White Horse Village reinvests earnings back into the organization to further our mission and vision.
The White Horse Village promise
To inspire a world of possibilities on life’s journey.
We intentionally create opportunities for extraordinary living in a vibrant, diverse community through personal growth, connectedness, and relationships.
- Compassion: Demonstrate care and empathy in all our interactions.
- Inclusiveness: Create a diverse environment that is welcoming and accepting.
- Growth: Explore opportunities for learning and change.
- Generosity: Give of oneself to benefit others.
- Respect: Value the worth of each person.
- Relationships: Develop meaningful connections with one another.
- Stewardship: Commit to use our resources wisely.
Several entrepreneurs, known as the White Horse Village Associates, envisioned a senior living community on the site of a former horse farm in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania. Sales and marketing of the retirement community began in September.
White Horse Village Inc. was organized as a Pennsylvania 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation.
Construction started on the first of three phases of community development.
First round of construction completed, residences available for occupancy. The Outpatient Department opened to provide emergency response for residents in need. Several months later, office and treatment space became available for the medical director and his associates.
The Healthcare Center opened in August. Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital was placed under contract to provide physical, occupational and speech therapy services.
The initial organizational meeting of the White Horse Village Inc. Reserve Fund was convened.
The third phase of community construction is completed. The last unit was occupied on April 14, 1992. The Community consisted of 306 residential units; 2 two-story apartment units, 116 one-story villa residential units; a two story Healthcare Center containing 59 skilled nursing beds and 39 assisted living units, and a central commons building, the Clubhouse.
White Horse Village Endowment Fund is created as a 501(c)(3) organization. The purpose of the Endowment Fund is to provide support for residents; fund physical improvements to the Community and provide scholarship funds for White Horse Village team members.
Saratoga Carriage Homes and Four Seasons Memory Care unit construction completed.
White Horse Village purchased an additional 12 acres on Gradyville Road adjacent to the current property.
Capital Campaign “Enhancing Our Wellness” was launched and raised $1.3 million for construction of the Wellness Center and renovations to the Healthcare Center. The expanded and renovated dining rooms, cocktail lounge and conservatory were completed.
The Wellness Center with indoor pool, whirlpool, large fitness space, offices, dance studio and renovated locker rooms opened. Woodlands Country Homes construction completed.
The atrium and outpatient center additions to the Healthcare Center were completed. The Canterbury skilled nursing country kitchens opened. The 59 new and renovated skilled nursing care accommodations opened in phases, all as private rooms. Bridlewood personal care was also completed with nine additional studio suites for a total of 48 private suites.
The Clubhouse renovations were completed, representing the completion of the multi-year Master Plan expansion and renovation projects. The major renovations included new furnishings, carpeting, lighting, woodwork, reception area, mailroom, expanded administrative offices, a new Gift Corral, and a new bank and billiards room. Renovations of the Paddock Grille were completed.
Outdoor spaces in close proximity to the Clubhouse were constructed to offer horseshoe and bocce courts.
The Harvesters, a very active group of residents with green thumbs, won the PA Horticultural Society’s Blue Ribbon Award for the second year in a row.
Steeplechase Dining Room was renovated, and the new White Horse Tavern opened.
White Horse Village celebrated 30 years of Expanding life’s possibilities.
The Board of Directors approved a multi-year Master Plan featuring a range of campus enhancements and new construction.