Fountaingrove Lodge, an Oakmont Senior living retirement community, has been honored with the prestigious Multi-Housing News Excellence Award for Best New Development and Design in the 55+ category!

As the nation’s first luxury lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans-gender and ally independent senior community with the option of continuing care services, Fountaingrove Lodge was recognized for outstanding achievements in environmentally-friendly features, quality craftsmanship, and design.

Covering approximately 9.25 acres, Fountaingrove Lodge is a world-class retirement campus that combines Craftsman-style architecture and classic luxury, embodying the rich, artisan culture of Sonoma County’s wine country. Fountaingrove Lodge’s exterior is designed to conserve the natural beauty of the surrounding oak woodlands. Inside, the community is thoughtfully adorned with custom-crafted walnut beams, multi-story glass windows, stone fireplaces, stone and hardwood flooring, and an eclectic mix of contemporary craftsman furnishings.

Oakmont Senior Living has taken pride in creating a resort-style, independent retirement living community with 64 apartment homes and six stand-alone bungalows at Fountaingrove Lodge.

The apartment homes range from 833 to 2,001 square feet; each residence features full kitchens with granite counters, stainless steel appliances, stone fireplaces, 10-foot-high ceilings, crown molding, large windows with low window-sills, walk in closets, and bathrooms spacious enough to accommodate wheelchairs and master shower walk/ roll in.

Residents enjoy a full-service retirement campus with gourmet indoor and outdoor dining prepared by world-class chefs; they have access to a full cocktail bar, elegant wine cellar, café, fully equipped fitness center and heated swimming pool/spa, hiking trails, pet park, flower/ vegetable gardens and a hen house, in addition to an onsite salon, library, craft/billiard rooms and 22-seat movie theater with plush leather chairs.

Winners of the Multi-Housing News Excellence Awards were announced at a special cocktail reception in New York City on Oct. 16, and will be featured in the October issue of MHN magazine.