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The Blake At Charlottesville

250 Nichols Ct, Charlottesville, VA 22901

Based on 14 reviews

Services and Housing Options

Assisted Living, Memory Care, Respite, Skilled Nursing, Rehabilitation

Estimated Pricing

Estimated $3,140
One Bedroom
Estimated $4,112
Two Bedroom
Estimated $5,193
For Pricing & Availability
(800) 780-8101
To Reach a Resident
(434) 973-7900

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The Blake At Charlottesville Description

Find a retirement community that will make every day feel special. Resort-style luxury living doesn't have to be expensive! The Blake at Charlottesville offers affordable, luxurious apartments and amenities. Our pet-friendly community is focused on creating joyful experiences for our Assisted Living and Memory Care residents. We believe that the warmth and welcoming atmosphere created by pets enhances the quality of life for everyone in our care. Charlottesville, Virginia is the ideal location for our beautiful campus. UVA University Hospital and the Shops at Stonefield are both conveniently located near our campus, making it a great place to live and learn. A calendar full of fun and engaging activities like field trips, restaurant excursions, guest speakers, social clubs and more will help you stay happy.

Assisted Living
Friends, food, and festivities all await you in a luxurious surrounding designed for wellness and happiness. You'll never have to worry about maintenance with this idyllic setting. At The Blake, you will enjoy the lifestyle you deserve with individualized care that will ensure you can continue living your best life.

Memory Care
If someone in your life is losing their memory, you understand the challenges for both of them and their loved ones. We provide a serene, low-pressure environment for older adults with middling to grievous memory impairments. The residents here have access to gourmet dining options, lovely common areas, a secure courtyard with covered porches and gardens, as well as walking paths. They also receive unmatched attention and support.

Welcome to our table. Please, sit down and join us in becoming one big family. At The Blake at Charlottesville, you can enjoy delicious food with good company every day. A meal is only as good as its setting. Fresh flowers, real china and glassware, and a warm, hospitable ambiance are key ingredients in making any meal a special occasion. For your dining pleasure, our restaurant-style menus include delicious a la carte options like classic soups, salads made with fresh ingredients, sandwiches piled high with meats and cheeses, and sides that will tantalize your taste buds.

Price Comparison

  • Estimated Facility Price: $3,140
  • Average City Price: $3,483
  • Average State Price: $3,483
  • Average National Price: $3,545
  • Ranking

  • Ranking in City: 5 out of 10 communities in Charlottesville
  • Ranking in State: 202 out of 400 communities in VA
  • Parent Organization

    The Blake At Charlottesville is a member of a larger group of communities called The Blake

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    The Blake At Charlottesville offers a plethora of amenities for its residents. There is a community cafe serving coffee and ice cream, a well-equipped fitness center with classes, a grand dining room, a piano bar and lounge, a library with computers, a full-service salon and barber shop, a nondenominational chapel, a game room with billiards table, an onsite movie theater, beautifully landscaped courtyards, a putting green, walking trails and a pet-friendly community. Additionally, there is a themed activities program to keep residents entertained.

    The Blake At Charlottesville offers short-term respite care, 24-hour nurse and care staff, and a wireless call system with a personal pendant for each resident. Medication management and diabetic monitoring are provided by registered and licensed nursing staff. Onsite rehabilitation therapy and exercise and performance enhancement programs are also available to help residents remain active and promote longevity.

    Assisted Living Services and Amenities
    The Blake At Charlottesville offers a thoughtful and well-balanced dining program with restaurant-style choices, fresh flowers on the table, real china and glassware, and a team who genuinely listens and takes pride in serving its residents. A concierge service helps manage a full range of hospitality options and amenities with a smiling staff that always puts the residents first.

    Memory Care Services and Amenities
    The Blake At Charlottesville offers luxurious memory care services and amenities for its residents. Residents enjoy restaurant-style gourmet meals, structured activities, exercise programs, person-centered technology, 24/7 onsite nursing and personal assistant care as well as health monitoring and medication administration.


    medical services


    putting greens


    coffee bar

    snacks available throughout the day

    chef prepared meals

    coffee shop

    chef-prepared meals served restaurant-style

    restaurant-style dining

    ice cream parlor


    daily and weekly housekeeping services


    concierge services


    library and business center


    landscaped courtyards


    walk-in closets


    spa & salon

    fitness center and spa


    family communication

    variety of suites offering flexible floor plans to meet your needs



    theatre room



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    Employee Reviews for The Blake

    2.73 out of 5 stars. Based on 165 reviews

    Employees generally have positive things to say about working for The Blake. They appreciate the beautiful building, attention to great food, nice staff, lovely meals, and prizes. However, they also note that there is high turnover, corporate is focused on being top heavy and building new communities rather than taking care of the ones they have, no accountability for Regional directors, and management can be unprofessional and lazy. Employees advise management to start over, listen to employees, hire more staff, pay better attention to the character of the people they hire, and be fair. They also note that the pay is not great and there is a lack of communication and organization.

    Healthcare Nearby


    University of Virginia Medical Center
    3.7 miles away
    Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital
    4.6 miles away
    UVA-HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital
    4.9 miles away


    CVS Pharmacy
    0.4 miles away
    Kroger Pharmacy
    1.9 miles away
    Timberlake's Drug Store
    3.8 miles away
    4.0 miles away
    Rite Aid
    4.3 miles away


    Yeargan Family Dental Care
    0.3 miles away
    Affordable Dentures
    0.4 miles away
    Commonwealth Dentistry
    14.7 miles away
    Village Dental
    15.8 miles away
    Spring Creek Family Dentistry
    16.2 miles away

    Essentials Nearby

    None Found

    Bus Stations

    0.7 miles away
    Mall Drive at Royal Court
    0.8 miles away
    Mall Dr at Hillsdale Dr
    0.9 miles away
    Hillsdale Dr at Exeter Ct
    1.0 miles away
    Hillsdale Dr at Walden Ct
    1.0 miles away


    0.4 miles away
    0.6 miles away
    Food Lion
    0.9 miles away
    Walmart Supercenter
    1.0 miles away
    C'ville Oriental Market
    1.2 miles away


    Bank of America
    0.8 miles away
    Wells Fargo
    2.0 miles away
    2.4 miles away
    Atlantic Union Bank
    2.4 miles away
    2.4 miles away

    Things to do in the Area

    Places of Worship

    Saint Luke Episcopal Church and Cemetery of Simeon
    6.7 miles away


    Charlotte Y. Humphris Park
    0.7 miles away
    Meadow Creek Valley
    1.2 miles away
    1.3 miles away
    Village Green
    1.5 miles away
    Shops at Stonefield
    1.5 miles away


    Charlottesville Fashion Square
    0.6 miles away


    Atelier ONE
    3.1 miles away
    Culbreth and Helms Theatre
    3.4 miles away
    Performing Arts Center
    3.4 miles away
    McGuffey Art Center
    3.7 miles away
    The Garage
    3.7 miles away


    0.3 miles away
    Siam Kitchen
    0.4 miles away
    Ferro's Brick Oven
    0.4 miles away
    Shrimp Shack
    0.4 miles away
    Bodo's Bagels
    0.4 miles away


  • High Temperature: 82°F
  • Low Temperature: 36°F
  • Average Temperature: 59.5°F
  • Day Breakdown: 158 days of rain, 14 days of snow and 191 days of sun
  • Precipitation: 2.2 inches a year
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    General Staff Rating
    Based on 7 total reviews
    Care Staff Rating
    Based on 5 total reviews
    Food Staff Rating
    Based on 3 total reviews
    Cleanliness Rating
    Based on 1 total reviews
    Activities and Services Rating
    Based on 3 total reviews
    Amiko F.

    5.0 rating

    Our Mother has been at The Blake for the past year and has received excellent care.  The staff are thoughtful, kind, positive, patient, and are able to effectively manage her progressing dementia.  No system is perfect and when we have had any issues the staff and management are responsive to correct and fix any problems.  Our mother has been able to maintain a high quality of life with appropriate activites and excellent chef quality food.  We realize that it takes a village to care for our mother and we are grateful we chose The Blake as our village.

    Elizabeth W.

    1.0 rating

    It saddens me enormously that I need to change my review of the Blake.  While my experience with Heather Clark, the Sales Director, has been absolutely outstanding and she has gone above and beyond for my mom, the Wellness Director and her team, which oversees the nurses, room cleaning, and day to day staffing for residents, has been shockingly bad.  Because my mom, who was placed in Assisted Living, walked out of the building and down to the road's sidewalk on a quiet, low-staff Sunday, the Blake decided she had to be locked up in Memory Care, where she's been for 4 days. The wellness Director stated that she could not leave it unless family members would stay with her 24-7. Obviously not tenable, and at that point, if we did that, there's no reason to pay the Blake $6000+ a month.  We are still working to get a qualified assessment by a doctor and hoping to come up with a reasonable plan of care, but all indications are that the Director of Wellness has no wish to alter her decision of lock down. Mom does have memory loss and some dementia, gets stubborn, and doesn't want to be bothered sometimes (very independent,) so I understand she is not easy to work with always. Too many conflicts of interest to list here. Bottom line - meet & ask questions of that Director before you sign a contract and be an advocate for your elder loved one if they get locked up for being a burden on staff.  Hopefully this situation will get resolved soon and new protocols set at the Blake.

    Diane L.

    5.0 rating

    So far so good! My sister moved in September of 2020 so hasn't been able to take advantage of the many offerings yet. It's a beautiful place, much more to her tastes and not at all like a Facility. In fact, after a few weeks she asked me where the "Nurses Station" was. There isn't one! They provide concierge-type services where you call to the front desk with needs.I only got to taste the food once but it was delicious!Finally, it was less expensive than her previous assisted living facility to boot.

    Pam B.

    1.0 rating

    A 1 star only because I had to choose something....My mom was in the memory care for 3 months. The care was absolutely terrible. The staff sits together on their phones while the residents are left in front if the tv. Never given water to drink, fed a bunch of sugar and zero activities. I didn't know anyone whose loved one was happy there. Management only cares about the residents on the AL side! Why? Because they have a voice and can speak up...therefore the few good nurses and PA's get stationed over there. Please think before you fall for the pretty building and all the show on Facebook. You'll be sorry if you choose this place.

    Reagan N.

    5.0 rating

    My parents love it here! Nicest Assisted Living facility in the area by far and great location. Quality of Care is top notch as well. Far exceeds expectations.

    Claire Livesay

    5.0 rating

    Very grateful for the staff and care given at the Blake.

    Connie White

    1.0 rating

    I find a few things very concerning at this facility, for starters one of your staff members tested POSITIVE for Covid-19 and was exhibiting symptoms (throwing up AND coughing) while serving food on the 4th of july. Now you have residents testing POSITIVE and you still allowed church functions, parties and visitors inside where Covid-19 was already running rampant. Has anyone been notified of possible exposure? If not they will now, are you providing the proper PPE to stop it from spreading further? The staff member that started it was exposing everyone inside and outside of the facility since she was the one driving your residents to and from there to places around the community, seems like a potential outbreak to me..I haven't seen any hydrostatic sprayers being used has the cart in front been stocked with gloves yet? Your activities aid was allowed to spread covid through your facility and expose people's loved ones that is your job to PROTECT their families pay a lot of money how would they feel knowing this? At what point are your director and administration going to take it seriously my guess is when they start losing money...the letter you sent out to staff and family was complete BS theres NO proper PPE NO hydrostatic sprayers do staff even wash their hands? Cause theres no gloves for them

    Sally Smith

    5.0 rating

    Absolutely beautiful facility! The management is always so warm and welcoming to me when I visit. The staff always seem so happy and to me that means everything. If they are taking good care of the staff then I feel confident they are taking good care of the patients.

    Shawn Smith

    5.0 rating

    Overall very pleased with the facility and staff. I think they do a great job on the upkeep of the facility as well as helping the residents. The rooms are quite spacious. I've had my father at other facilities in the past and this is probably the nicest one. If you are looking for at the Blake of Charlottesville as a new home for you or a loved one it's a great option.

    catherine B

    5.0 rating

    Can’t wait to move my parents in, it is very nice.

    Nicea Barry

    5.0 rating

    Markeith Williams

    3.0 rating

    Still under construction


    5.0 rating

    Brand new!Opening soon!

    Jason Hazelwood

    5.0 rating

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