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Villa Living

Carefree living in Oxford

The villas at The Knolls of Oxford are spacious, single-level, two or three-bedroom residences that are perfect for entertaining family and friends whenever you like.

Resident Services & Amenities

Villa amenities include spacious, single-level, two or three-bedroom residences. Villa amenities include: an inviting foyer, a great room with high ceilings and a gas fireplace, a spacious master bedroom with walk-in closet and master bath, a beautiful kitchen, an optional sunroom, and a back patio and front porch to take in the natural setting, enjoy afternoon cookouts, or a romantic dinner for two under the stars. All villas also have attached garages.

Depending upon the location of your home, your view may include a park-like landscape, a lovely garden or a natural wooded setting. Entertain family and friends whenever you like. The distinctive surroundings, privacy and security of The Knolls of Oxford will greatly enhance your retirement lifestyle, and our services will give you the time to enjoy it. Social activities in the Community Clubhouse provide residents with a location for on-site programs ranging from an intimate game of bridge, to an exercise class, a holiday dinner and dance, or an occasional Sunday Brunch. Activity and social events allow individuals to be as active and participative as they wish.

Each villa includes the following services:

  • Interior/exterior maintenance of the villa

  • Cost of utilities (excluding long distance telephone and cable upgrades)

  • Refrigerator, stove, microwave, dishwasher and a washer/dryer

  • Automatic garage door opener

  • Carpeting

  • Gas fireplace

  • Faux wood blinds

  • Housekeeping weekly

  • Emergency call system

  • Individually controlled heating and cooling

  • 24-hour emergency response

  • Scheduled group transportation for shopping and outings

  • Activities and recreation

The Knolls of Oxford Independent Living Q&A

The average age in Independent Living is 76 years old.

The length of the waiting list for independent living varies depending on your desired neighborhood on our campus.  Please contact our Marketing Manager, Cheryl Hampton at 524-7991, regarding the waiting list and application process.

The application fee to get on the waiting list is $500, unless you have a Miami University affiliation, then the fee is $400.

The application fee to get on the waiting list for your desired accommodations is $500, unless otherwise noted.  The application fee will process your application and place your name on your desired neighborhood waiting lists.  If there is any question regarding financial approval for our community, we will review a completed application to determine financial approval before taking an application fee

All of the independent living areas of The Knolls of Oxford do include the following in the monthly fee:

  • -Interior/exterior maintenance of the villa
  • -Cost of utilities (excluding long distance telephone and cable upgrades)
  • -Refrigerator, stove, microwave, dishwasher and a washer/dryer
  • -Automatic garage door opener
  • -Carpeting
  • -Gas fireplace
  • -Faux wood blinds
  • -Housekeeping weekly
  • -Emergency call system
  • -Individually controlled heating and cooling
  • -24-hour emergency response
  • -Scheduled group transportation for shopping and outings
  • -Activities and recreation

Changing of your bed linens, clean restrooms, including showers/tubs, toilets, countertops & sinks, clean kitchen, including countertops & sinks, floor care: sweep, mop and vacuum

No, it is included in your monthly fee

You would contact the Marketing Manager, Cheryl Hampton, who will assist you.  One option is to bring additional help into your home through a Home Care Company.  You will be provided with the names and contact information for several companies. 

The other option is to move to a higher level of care such as assisted living or skilled nursing.

Contact the Marketing Manager.  If there are apartments available, then you would be given a tour of those apartments. Once you decide on an apartment, it will be made ready for you and you line up the mover of choice.  If there are no available apartments, you will be placed on the internal waiting list.

There is no entrance fee for current residents.

As a non-profit organization we work to raise funds to provide benevolent care for our residents.  This means that no resident will ever be asked to leave for financial reasons.  Before your resources are depleted, you make an appointment with the Chief Financial officer.  He will work out a financial plan with you. Anyone who receives financial assistance through the Future Care Fund will remain confidential.

Yes. We have a beautiful 84-acre campus, with plenty of green space for residents to roam about and enjoy themselves.

Yes!  Pets are allowed in our independent living accommodations at no additional cost. 

The Knolls of Oxford has a lawn care company that takes care of the grass and landscaping.  However, if you notice something that needs attention such as weeds, dead plants, tree limbs that need pruning, etc., you simply call our service desk and a work order will be initiated.

We have a shuttle bus that can transport you around the campus and also weekly trips to the local grocery store.  This is a free service.  We also have a driver that will take you anywhere you want to go.  There is a nominal per-mile fee for this service. 

Yes, we have several employees that are Notaries. Just call the front desk to obtain this information.  There is no fee for this service.

Our security team works to guarantee the safety of all residents through daily check-ins, 24-hour call service, in home security systems, and wellness checks upon request.

At The Knolls of Oxford, all of the events, activities, and programs are woven together toward the common goal of enhancing the lives of residents.  The Knolls of Oxford provides the resources needed to embrace the journey at hand, while also providing opportunities to embark on new expeditions we have never considered. 

Maple Knoll ServUS Lab – Powered by RoundTower Technologies

The ServUS Lab is a one of a kind, unique space that combines technology with non-technical services to provide a one stop shop for our residents. Within the ServUS Lab, residents can mail letters, send packages via UPS, FedEx and USPS, catch an Uber, order grocery delivery directly to their villa or apartment, access voice assistive technology through Alexa, purchase tablets and smart lighting, get 1 on 1 assistance and gain access to endless learning through that educational programs held at our Knowledge Bar.

Service and Amenities

Residents at Maple Knoll Communities have access to the following services and amenities:

  • Free Enterprise WiFi (indoors and outdoors), Phone Service and Voicemail. Worry less about scheduling installations with the phone and Internet providers and spend more time exploring your new home!
  • Digital access to Activities, Dining Menus, Announcements and more through:
    • In-house cable channels with live and recorded broadcasts
    • Alexa Integration to My Community – Simply ask Alexa what’s for dinner or what todays activities are.
    • Resident App – On demand access to Activities, Announcements, Dining, Transportation, Handbooks and more!
  • State of the art Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS) – Life safety devices monitored 24/7.
University of Cincinnati Collaborations

Formally affiliated with the University of Cincinnati, our residents gain access to unique opportunities. Residents have the opportunity to get involved with technology research projects by becoming testers and providing valuable input that in turn aids in the development of new technology.

Full-Time Information Technology Staff

Our knowledgeable in-house IT Staff helps both the business and our residents troubleshoot issues, give guidance on technology and offer a more personal experience. Skills and recognitions of the staff are as follows:

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate
  • Google IT Support Professional
  • ITIL
  • Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop
  • CompTIA A+
  • Rising Tech Star Award
  • Tech Power Player Award

We have a Residents’ Council made up of elected members representing seven areas. Under the Council are seven committees:  Horticulture, Library, Gift Shop, IT/Communications, Hospitality, Food Service, and Christmas Fund.   These committees are headed by a Chairperson appointed by the President of Council and consist of Council members and non-Council members.  There is a staff member on each committee. These committees meet each month before the monthly Council meeting and report to the Council.  The purpose of the Residents’ Council (and committees) is to bring suggestions and/or concerns back to Administration for consideration.  Residents’ suggestions are always welcome.

MKV provides our residents with a basic cable package consisting of approximately 75 channels. Residents who want to enhance their offering will need to contact Spectrum and add those services. You will only need to pay for the additions

The Knolls of Oxford is proud to incorporate Information Technology as a service to our residents. This is accomplished through several service offerings as well collaborations, partnerships, and in-house knowledge. Examples include:

 

Service and Amenities

-Free Enterprise WiFi (indoors and outdoors), Phone Service, and Voicemail. Worry less about scheduling installations with the phone and Internet providers and spend more time exploring your new home!

-Digital access to Activities, Dining Menus, Announcements and more through:

   +In-house cable channels with live and recorded broadcasts

   +Alexa Integration to My Community – Simply ask Alexa what’s for dinner or what today’s activities are.

   +Resident App – On-demand access to Activities, Announcements, Dining, Transportation, Handbooks, and more!

 

-Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS) – Life safety devices monitored 24/7.

 

Miami University Collaborations

               Formally affiliated with the Miami University, our residents gain access to unique opportunities. Residents have the opportunity to get involved with technology research projects by becoming testers and providing valuable input that, in turn, aids in the development of new technology. The affiliation also allows residents access to University educational opportunities, sports and entertainment

 

 

 

Full-Time Information Technology Staff

               Our knowledgeable in-house IT Staff helps both the business and our residents troubleshoot issues, give guidance on technology and offer a more personal experience. Skills and recognitions of the staff are as follows:

 

-Cisco Certified Network Associate            

-Google IT Support Professional

-ITIL

-Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop

-CompTIA A+

-Rising Tech Star Award

-Tech Power Player Award