Free of maintenance, full of charm!
Great Neighbors, Great Value!
Come grow with us.
Home to one of the most trusted 55+ adult communities serving Manheim, Elizabethtown, and beyond. Enjoy the promise of each day with simply good living and the benefits of a peaceful lifestyle in a friendly cottage community.
Our intimate neighborhood of active adults offers multiple amenities and social activities. The splendor of the Lancaster countryside surrounds you, yet the destinations of city and town life are minutes away.
Since we offer maintenance-free living, you’ll have more time to enjoy life’s simple pleasures. Without the worries of home or lawn maintenance, the possibilities of how you want to spend your day are endless.
When you live at Mount Joy Country Homes, you’ll enjoy the best of country living that 55 and older communities can offer. Our comfortable and inviting cottages have been designed for greater accessibility. From wider hallways and doorways to walk-in showers and step-free designs, Mount Joy Country Homes are the perfect place to call home.
When compared to most other 55+ living communities in our area, Mount Joy Country Homes offers great value. We feature lower entrance and monthly fees than other 55+ adult communities. In fact, entrance fees are even partially refundable.
When you become a resident of Mount Joy Country Homes, you gain access to the coordinated support services offered through Messiah Lifeways. Without having to leave the community, you’ll be able to access a range of key services, including:
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We can help you with meal preparation, pet care, errands, medication reminders housekeeping, transportation and more.LEARN MORE
Residents can access a range of therapies at our new rehab suite in our community center. We offer physical, occupational and speech therapy.
Priority access—As a Mount Joy Country Homes resident, you enjoy priority access to Messiah Lifeways at Messiah Village in Mechanicsburg, PA. If you qualify financially, you gain access to personal care and nursing after Messiah Village residents.
Mount Joy Country Homes is growing! Our 11-acre cottage community is growing and is unique among Lancaster County’s 55 plus communities in the area.
The future of Mount Joy Country Homes is a 34-acre property featuring 114 cottages, assisted living homes for 20 residents, walking trails, gardens, a community center and potential commercial space. Recently we added 22 new cottages and a community center. Today there is a total of 61 cottages on our campus. Over the next few years, we plan to add 50 more.