The Fountains

Offers Assisted Living and Independent Living

29 Reviews
4451 Stack Blvd, Melbourne, FL 32901
Call (800) 385-2527
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Assisted Living Reviews for The Fountains

July 27, 2016

By Christopher868375

I visited this facility

I really liked the way everything was laid out at The Fountains. I liked their dining, the food, and the way they seemed to really put the focus on their residents. They had a really good selection and three different areas you could go to eat, so it was pretty cool. The rooms were really nice. The apartments had full kitchens in them, so if a relative stops by and wants to stay for a visit, they allow them to stay there, and while they're there, they can cook in the kitchen. They had quite a few activities in different rooms, like a fitness room that residents can go to 24 hours a day to jump on an exercise bike or treadmill.

June 30, 2016

By Vicky170674

I visited this facility

I went to The Fountains. It was a very nice place and a little higher priced, but the amenities were really nice. It had several different dining rooms in it. They have a dining room set up for power chairs and wheelchairs because sometimes the height of the tables don’t agree with those chairs, so that they would be able to sit comfortably at a table and eat, and that’s important. The community is a lovely environment with an old Florida feel. It is nice. The staff is nice, too.

May 12, 2016

By AmandaEGJCH

I visited this facility

The Fountains of Melbourne was very modern and very clean. The staff was incredibly helpful and friendly. The food was good. They have great activities and took people to different places, like shopping trips, to the movies, and to the beach. The apartments were a good size.

March 30, 2016

By Renee34

I am a friend or relative of a resident

My friend is in The Fountains. It is top of the line as far as Florida goes. I think everything is great, except there aren't many options for specialized diets, like gluten free. Other than that, it is exceptional. It is a beautiful, table cloth kind of place. The chef is friendly and makes good food. The personnel are friendly. My friend is happy, and I never worry about her.

January 29, 2016

By Sidney3

I visited this facility

The Fountains of Melbourne was my second choice. I was impressed with this place. It was very good.

November 24, 2015

By Anonymous116956950

I visited this facility

The Fountains was the best of every place I saw. It was wonderful and beautifully landscaped. Their rooms were roomy with closets big enough for lots of storage. You don’t have to get rid of everything that you own. Their dining room is open all day long and operates like a bistro-type restaurant. The people were very nice.

November 09, 2015

By Doris40

I visited this facility

I like the layout of The Fountains of Melbourne and the location. The building itself is in terrific shape even though it is 26 years old. It is extremely well-maintained. They have a pet policy, which is very smart. They only permit people to have a pet who have apartments on the first floor where they have patios that exit out onto the garden. That way, dogs are not all over the building and are in a spot where they cannot do damage. It is an excellent idea. They have more independent living than assisted living, which I like because it creates a better atmosphere. I had a small lunch there, and it was fine. My husband was pleased, too. Apart from everything else, the space they offer is the most generous space I've found anywhere.

July 12, 2015

By Caring109472150

I visited this facility

The staff was very accommodating and informative. The Fountains was very clean. It was a beautiful place.

March 31, 2015

By Scott26

I am a friend or relative of a resident

My mom lives in The Fountains in Melbourne. She is in the assisted living. They have both independent care and assisted living. They got three stories, and there is a cafeteria for both assisted living and the other folks. It is a really nice facility. It is very clean and very friendly. My biggest concern is not for her care but that they did not have memory care. They also did not support Medicaid. That is the reason why I was trying to look ahead of the possibility. The staffs are very professional, and it is a great place. It is probably just as nice as any place in this area in terms of the size of the apartment and the care they get. But they did not have memory care in their facility, and they did not support Medicaid. I have eaten there before, and the food is fine. They bring folks in there. I don't look at the schedule all the time but they come out with a calendar every month, and they have activities on a very consistent basis. They always have activities for them throughout the week. They have their own buses that take the folks to and from the store or the doctors. They have different doctors that come in to their facility. My mom uses the doctor, and she will literally just have to go down the hallway. They are very good.

February 10, 2015

By Caring105922450

I am a friend or relative of a resident

The Fountains is beautiful, but it is just too expensive. The staff is great, and I like that they did nightly checking. They are helpful like explaining about medications or calling me to let me know if there are any issues. The apartments have a kitchen, living room, and a bedroom. The activities were really good except that dad didn't participate in it that much. He did like it when they had social things.

September 26, 2013

By Caring64731

I visited this facility

I am interested in The Fountains. We were invited for one of their lunch meetings to get acquainted with the place. The place is very, very clean and well maintained. They got a very nice staff. I've eaten there a couple of times and the food is excellent. The facility itself is very, very nice. I was able to see three different apartments and they were very nice. They have a beautiful dining room. They have a pool and a large meeting room.

September 09, 2013

By Diane37

I visited this facility

The food at the Fountains is better than any place in town; it's to die for. Their rooms were roomy and well laid out, they were very nice. The staff was kind of snotty, they know they're the best in town, so they were very full of themselves. The residents love the place.

July 30, 2013

By Christine H1

I visited this facility

I happen to know a few people who've been at the Fountains of Melbourne. It was nice because they have a lot of facilities and I could swim every day, they have a heated pool and they have activities. I like to play bridge and they have bridge games and everything else. Everything was very good except that my son wants me to be closer to him at Gainesville.

July 25, 2013

By Frances6

I visited this facility

The Fountains of Melbourne is a happy place. I was able to visit the facility and the food is good. I did saw that the staff are lovely and friendly.

June 26, 2013

By Laurel3

I visited this facility

This was the best of all the facilities I've visited. It was clean and the food was good. It was our choice. Bridget, the young lady who toured us was excellent.

May 11, 2013

By Maryanne3

I visited this facility

For independent, assisted, and special-assisted living, I loved the Fountains because they were very good at it and I would recommend them to anybody.

December 13, 2012

By RGoldenstar

I am a friend or relative of a resident

My dad and mom were residents of the Fountains for about four years. They received great care around the clock from the housekeeping staff, and when I would visit, the meals were very well prepared. My sister and I were worried about mom and dad being isolated but the physical therapy staff were very up beat about checking on them and incouraging them to join in activities. I could only wish to find a facility so caring when I move to an assisted living facility.

November 07, 2012

By Christine K.

I am a friend or relative of a resident

The Fountains is a fantastic assisted-living facility. The staff has always been exceptionally pleasant, from the front desk attendants to the cleaning people. The food is tasty and well-prepared, with the exception of the rolls. My grandma says they're too soggy!. Activities are abundant, from bingo to Wii Bowling to dances and monthly birthday parties for the residents. The apartments are very nice; she even has a screened-in porch.

September 26, 2012

By Melbored

I am a friend or relative of a resident

My grandparents moved into this community for about 4 months. They absolutely did not like living here and decided soon after that they would be better off on their own, even with my grandmother having to take care of my grandfather and his disabilities. A lot of it was that they just felt sad there, like it was a waiting room of some sort. While beautiful it just wasn't for them.After trying to stick it out for a few months they moved out and got a place of their own and they were much happier. Family members come over to help a few times a week and it makes them feel like they are still living, instead of waiting.Overall though, the grounds were beautiful, the staff was pleasant and there was nothing inherently "wrong" with the place, other than the fact that it just made my grandparents uncomfortable and sad. Many of the other residents seemed very happy and they enjoyed living there very much. It probably all depends on the family support system that someone has and weather or not it will provide a better quality of life. I know when the end came for my grandfather, he was much happier to be at home, with his family and in a place he loved.

May 22, 2012

By Caring8675

I visited this facility

The Fountains is a great place to stay especially for people with different needs. My Mother really loves the place. In fact she's been in this facility before. I'm pretty sure she's happy there. The facility is very nice and they have a wonderful apartments. But if there was one thing they can improve that would be the food. Because it's the same variety most of the time. I will recommend this facility to others.

May 11, 2012

By commercesd

I visited this facility

The Fountains of Melbourne assisted living facility was one of the places we saw while looking in the area for my friend's mother. The grounds exterior was nicely maintained and designed with beautifully landscaped greenery. The lobby was clean and fresh with very friendly staff to greet us for a tour. The dining room was quite nice, with plenty of space. The meal menus all had healthy food options for all kinds of diets. The food we saw looked and smelled delicious. Healthy snacks are offered all day and whenever requested. The living spaces were very nicely decorated, fresh, clean and personalized. The fitness center had well maintained equipment and ample rooms, including daily classes. Residents may also walk around the lovely grounds safely. The many planned activities feature everything from book discussions to parties and other social gatherings. They participate in the local arts by visiting museums and galleries and seeing film and theater. This is a very nice senior living community and we could see how anyone would really enjoy living in this environment.
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Services and Amenities of The Fountains


  • All Inclusive Rent
  • Entry Fee

Room and housing options

  • 1-bedroom apartments
  • 2-bedroom apartments
  • Studio Apartments
  • Detached Homes

Dining options

  • Dining Room Shared Meals


  • Computer Room
  • Resident Transportation
  • Tv Room
  • Garden And Patio
  • Security Gate
  • Pool

Cleaning services

  • Laundry For Linens
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry For Clothing

Technology and entertainment

  • Cable In Rooms
  • Internet Enabled Rooms

Health services

  • Medication Management
  • Nurse On Staff: On Call 24/7
  • Pharma


  • Fitness Room
  • Arts And Crafts

Guest services

  • Guests At Mealtime


  • English


  • Resident Capacity: 264
  • Pets: Yes

Types of care

  • Walking Wheelchair Assistance
  • Meal Preparation

Training Areas

  • Memory Care Training

About The Fountains

The Fountains, Melbourne's leading senior living community for over 20 years, encourages all residents to live, play and enjoy life through our signature "The Art of Living Well" culture. You will enjoy fresh coastal breezes and the convenience of being part of the ocean-close city of Melbourne. Wake to the birds outside, vibrant surroundings and a professionally prepared breakfast before you take a stroll along the many walking paths, participate in pool aerobics or join friends for a trip to town. The Fountains is full of both the positive energy of our residents and associates who love being served and serving others. You'll find interesting, caring people and many opportunities to share your passions and enjoy a fulfilling active lifestyle.

Every day at The Fountains feels like living at a welcoming resort with a variety of services and amenities to make your day unique. This includes formal dining with a number of menu choices and flexible scheduling as well as more casual meals and snacks at our popular bistro. Whatever your interests and penchant for activity, you are free to make new friends, participate in our lifelong learning classes, or just settle down with a good book in the sunshine. What makes The Fountains feel so comfortable? It is the supportive team of associates who anticipate and acknowledge your preferences and needs so you can customize an independent lifestyle that's perfect for you.

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