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February 22, 2011

Villas of Holly Brook to Open This Spring

SHELBYVILLE, IL. — Valorie Eversole

Daily Union Staff Writer

The Villas of Holly Brook is looking to open later this spring, according to director Lisa Schmitz.

Schmitz  told Shelby County Interagency about the facility at the group’s recent meeting.

The Villas of Holly Brook is a private pay retirement facility with one- and two-bedroom apartments. It offers the freedom of independent living with personal assistance available. The facility houses its own central dining area, activities, laundry service, fitness room, hair salon, movie theater, and a four seasons room.

“We will have CNAs and an RN consultant who can oversee medications and personal needs,”  Schmitz said. “If someone needs total help, this is not the place for them. They need more care than what we can offer.”

Rent is month to month. No long term lease is required.  The rent includes meals and utilities except phone.  Although it is private pay, Veterans assistance is accepted.

Currently 33 of the 46 apartments are reserved.

“The applicants still have to be screened by interview before they can move in. They will need a doctor’s certification and have the two-step TB (tuberculosis) test,”  Schmitz said.

Schmitz noted that the number of applications they have received indicates that there is a need in Shelby County.  

“We have 46 apartments but we have the ability to build 24 more apartments,” she said.

This is the only facility of its kind in Shelby County.  It is owned by Glenn Mathias and Reggie Phillips and there are other sister facilities in Marshall and Newton.  A facility is planned for Effingham.

“There will be more to come,” Schmitz said.

The one-bedroom apartment is approximately 575 square feet and rents for $2,350 per month. A second person in the apartment raises the rent an additional $500.

The two-bedroom apartment is approximately 760 square feet are rents for a little over $3,000 per month. A two-bedroom deluxe apartment is approximately 868 square feet and includes two bathrooms and a small dining area. It rents for $3,500 per month.

The facility will employ 15 people when it first opens and as the facility fills, more people will be employed.

“We are looking for housekeeping and cooks at this time,” Schmitz said. “We would like all our employees to have CPR training.”

For more information about the Villas of Holly Brook, contact Schmitz at 217-825-5858 or visit www.villashollybrook.com.

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