Redwood Terrace is a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in Escondido, CA of North County San Diego. It offers all tiers of senior care, such as Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care and Skilled Nursing. Redwood Terrace is a great option for residents and family members who seek accommodations to address every need for the remainder of life. Redwood Terrace has a total of 106 apartments in Independent Living, 19 apartments in Assisted Living, 59 beds in Skilled Nursing and 6 beds in Memory Care.
Details You Should Know
- Care Types Provided
- Assisted Living, Independent Living, Memory Care, Respite Care, CCRC, Nursing Home
- Pricing Tier
- Location Type
- Apartments Furnished
- DHS: #080000145, DSS: #374600566, COA: #173 View Inspection Report
With a location in the area of downtown Escondido, Redwood Terrace is a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) that was built nearly 40 years ago. The building is still in good condition and property is meticulously landscaped. It has a large main campus that takes up more than one city block, and a number of single-family homes. Additionally, Redwood Terrace is right in the middle of constructing its new Memory Care building.
Important to note, there is very little parking at this community, which often requires visitors to park on the street. In addition, the layout of the property can make for a slight challenge in getting around . If you’re looking to tour the property, be sure to visit the marketing office.
The Independent Living section of Redwood Terrace houses the majority of the residents. Living there comes with a hefty entry fee as well as a monthly fee, which increases as the square footage does. At Redwood Terrace, there are apartments, cottages and single-family homes for independent residents. The Assisted Living area of Redwood Terrace (19 apartments) does not require a community or entry fee. Its pricing covers all care services except for incontinence. The Skilled Nursing facility offers 59 beds, most of which are private rooms. In 2016, it received a perfect state survey.
While residency at Redwood Terrace can offer considerable tax deductions and benefits as a non-profit CCRC, the entrance fee ranges from $67,000 – $210,000 in addition to monthly fees.
Pricing & Financials
- Community Fee $67,000 - $210,000 entry fee independent living plus monthly rates
- Assisted Living
One Bedroom: $4,930+
- Memory Care
Private Suite: $4,810+
Companion Suite: $4,100+
*All prices listed above are "starting at" monthly estimates. Monthly resident fees may be higher depending on the level of care required.
Dining: Each resident in the Independent Living side of Redwood Terrace may use up to 3 credits a day. Breakfast is 1 credit, lunch is 2 credits and dinner is 3 credits. This arrangement allows for more cooking in their own apartments for one or two meals per day. The fee for an additional three credits per day is $366 a month.
Residents may visit the dining room; there is usually a buffet and a restaurant-style option. Lunch is served as a buffet and salad bar most of the time. The selection is fairly limited and the dining room was recently updated, as compared to the rest of Redwood Terrace.
- Cafe or bistro
- Meal preparation and service
- Meals included in base rent
- Additional meals available
- Daily snacks
- Private dining room
- Professional chef
- Room service
- Accommodates special diets
Care Services/Staffing:The staff at Redwood Terrace can assist with tasks of daily living, long-term skilled nursing care and short-term rehab therapies. It also claims to have an innovative care program with a personalized approach to helping those with memory impairment live “positive, enriched lives.” In addition to the full spectrum of care and assistance, Redwood Terrace also offers fitness programs (e.g., aqua aerobics, Zumba, Chair Chi) and other wellness activities.
Room Features: Room features at Redwood Terrace vary by floor plan. The majority of rooms contain:
- A kitchenette or a full kitchen with refrigerator, stove and sink.
- Lots of storage
- Balconies or patios
- Laundry (if applicable)
- Emergency response systems
- Repainted and re-carpeted rooms
Community Amenities & Activities
Building Features: Redwood Terrace seems to be in very good shape. There are several entrance paths and an underground parking for residents and guests. It is fairly well protected from traffic noise and other sounds as the property is surrounded by plants and trees. The independent Living apartments include a full kitchen, and lots of storage. In addition, residents may customize the paint, flooring, and window coverings. The common areas of the community are very clean and tastefully decorated.
- Beautician onsite
- Housekeeping services
- Laundry and linen service
- Concierge service
- Located close to restaurants
- Located close to shopping centers
- Free Wi-Fi
- Indoor swimming pool
- RNs on site 24/7
- Landscaped grounds
- Walking paths
- Large community room
- Wine night
- Piano/dance performances
- Shopping outings
- Dinner outings
- Exercise classes
- Bridge & dominos
- Poker club
- Canasta club
- Religious studies
- Resident-operated gift shop
- Exercise/weight room
- Beauty salon
- Resident committees
Redwood Terrace is a relatively sizable senior community in the middle of a residential area of Escondido, California and right across the street from Felicita Elementary School. All the foliage and trees give the community a decent amount of privacy. Redwood Terrace is close to the downtown area, the freeway and plenty of options for retail shopping, grocery stores and convenience stores.
NOTE: To navigate the part of the community with cottages and single-family homes, residents must have great mobility as you must cross a busy street to get to the main campus for dining and activities.
- Escondido History Center
- San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum
- San Diego Zoo Safari Park
- California Center for the Arts
- Stone Brewing Co.
Parks, Beaches & Trails:
- Carlsbad State Beach
- Torrey Pines Sate Beach
- Dixon Lake
- Lake Wohlford
- Lake Hodges
Shopping: There are several stores within walking distance of Redwood Terrace including grocery and convenience stores. Venture out a little further and there are several shopping centers with a variety of stores like Target, Home Depot, Ross and others. The closest shopping mall is about 10 minutes south on the 15 Freeway, and offers choices like Nordstrom, Macy’s, JC Penny, Target, Old Navy, Cheesecake Factory, Michael Kors, and many others.
Things to do:
- Orfila Vineyards & Winery
- Grape Day Park Events
- Welk Resort Theatre
- Distinction Gallery
- Escondido Municipal Arts Gallery
Nearest hospitals & doctors
Scripps Coastal Medical Center Escondido
488 E Valley Pkwy #411
Escondido, CA 92025
2227 Enterprise St
Escondido, CA 92029
Valle Vista Convalescent Hospital
1025 W 2nd Ave
Escondido, CA 92025
Nearest places of worship
St. Mary’s Catholic Church
1160 S Broadway
Escondido, CA 92025
Community of Christ
1140 S Maple Street
Escondido, CA 92025
Westminster Presbyterian Church
1500 S Juniper Street
Escondido, CA 92025
Are the apartments furnished at Redwood Terrace?
Please contact the staff directly to inquire about available furniture options.
Is there a licensed nurse on staff at all times?
Yes. Redwood Staff has a registered nurse on site 24/7.
Is Redwood Terrace able to accommodate a special diet?
The skilled nursing facility and Memory Care may accommodate diets to the needs of each resident. However, please contact the staff directly about your specific dietary needs.
Are pets allowed at Redwood Terrace?
Yes. There is a pet deposit of $300.
Does Redwood Terrace require a long-term contract?
No. Residents can pay Redwood Terrace on a month-to-month basis.
What types of health assessments are performed routinely?
At the time of move-in, the staff at Redwood Terrace will conduct a comprehensive assessment to determine the required level of care, if any. Residents must activate the emergency response systems in their apartments on a daily basis to ensure safety.
What types of community events does Redwood Terrace offer?
Community events at Redwood Terrace include trips to restaurants, shopping centers, the beach, the Lawrence Welk Resort, and the farmer’s market.