oin the 160 senior individuals and couples enjoying stimulating, independent living at Winter Valley, a collection of studio, one and two bedroom apartments located on a beautiful wooded campus in the center of Milton. Winter Valley is spread over 12 acres, and is distinguished by a cluster-style design. There are five smaller communities of 32 apartments, each with its own spacious common room, sitting areas and laundry room. Many original artworks are located in several buildings, donated by artists through The Art Connection.
The campus is crisscrossed by footpaths and anchored by Knowlton Hall, where community activities take place several times a week. During the warmer months, residents gather outside at the pavilion and garden. Winter Valley is less than a mile from the Milton Public Library, the Milton Senior Center and MBTA bus service.
An on-site Activities Coordinator keeps life busy at Winter Valley. Van trips are scheduled for shopping, dining and recreational destinations. Back home there are lectures, games and meals at Knowlton Hall for everyone to enjoy. Most of the activities are free or at a nominal charge.
Financing for Winter Valley was obtained through the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). For those who meet the HUD income guidelines, a number of apartments are available at a rent equal to 30% of the resident's adjusted gross income.
Sixteen apartments at Winter Valley have been designated as assisted living units, providing a safe and comfortable home for those who need extra care. Meals, laundry and housekeeping are provided in this unique program.
Milton Residences for the Elderly (MRE) is a non-profit organization which has developed and managed affordable senior housing in the Boston, Quincy, Dedham and Canton region, since its inception in
1968. MRE is the managing agent for Winter Valley and Unquity House in
Directions to Winter Valley
From Route 95 (128)
Take Exit 2B (North), Route 138 towards Milton. Bear right at the fork, beyond Trailside Museum, onto Canton Avenue. Follow Canton Avenue for approximately 3 miles. Winter Valley is on the right.
From I-93 Boston
Take 93 to Exit 10, Squantum Street, East Milton. Turn right at the blinking light onto Adams Street. Turn left at the traffic light onto Centre Street. Follow Center Street to the 3rd set of lights (Reedsdale Road). Go straight across 5-way intersection onto Canton Avenue (Library will be on your left). Winter Valley is 1/2 mile on the left (one block past blinking light).