Merrill Gardens at Santa Maria


1220 Suey Road , Santa Maria, CA 93454

(855) 840-7257

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Amenities at Merrill Gardens at Santa Maria

Property Info

Licensed Capacity: 330

Emergency Services: Less than 2 Miles

Shopping: Less than 2 Miles

Recreation: Less than 1 Mile

Number of Units: 242

State License #: 425801806

Private Units

Studio Apartments

1-Bedroom Units

2-Bedroom Units

Cottage-Style Homes

Air Conditioning/Climate Control

Emergency Call System

24-Hour Staffing

Parking Provided

Fitness Room/Gym

Beauty/Barber Shop

Swimming Pool



Full-Time Activity Director

Planned Leisure and Social Events


Outside Patio/Gardens

Cable/Satellite TV

Dedicated Concierge

Pet Policy: Small pets allowed

Special Meals: Diabetic,Low-salt,Vegetarian

Restaurant-Style Dining

Private Dining Room Available

Anytime Dining Program


Medication Management

Help with Activities of Daily Living

Transportation to Appointments

Other Transportation Provided

Guest Meals

Private Laundry


Weekly Linen Service

Active Living Wellness Program

Personal Pathways Memory Care Program

Description of Merrill Gardens at Santa Maria

Formerly known as Arbor View, Merrill Gardens at Santa Maria is nestled in the Santa Maria Valley, one hour north of Santa Barbara and 30 minutes south of San Luis Obispo. We offer a campus-style community for our independent living, assisted living and memory care residents, which includes both cottages and apartments. Whichever you choose, all of our residents receive services and care that alleviate the stress of daily chores and home maintenance, freeing up time to entertain friends or socialize with neighbors.

Merrill Gardens at Santa Maria is owned and operated by Merrill Gardens, a family company that has been committed to providing an alternative to traditional retirement housing since 1993. As a resident-focused company, we strive to provide the best in retirement community living by supporting independence, individuality, privacy and the decision-making abilities of our residents.

Featured Amenities

Our convenient location is within minutes of great dining, shopping and medical services. Residents enjoy the outdoors strolling our paved walking paths and beautiful garden areas. Our on-site wellness center supports physical fitness while the books, magazines and newspapers in our well-stocked library enhance mental fitness.

Our apartments come in studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom options. Included in each apartment are emergency call systems and basic cable. Our community also welcomes small pets.

Available Services

Merrill Gardens at Santa Maria offers on-site salon and barber services for our residents' convenience. Weekly housekeeping and linen services are provided, and the laundry facilities are centrally located. When needed, we are happy to provide scheduled transportation for errands and appointments.

Our highly skilled staff members are on site 24 hours a day, which means residents can receive assistance or help at any time. Our assisted living program provides support with daily life chores such as grooming, eating and managing medicines, while our Garden House community provides a safe and supportive environment for seniors challenged by memory loss.

For independent living, assisted living and memory care services, Merrill Garden at Santa Maria offers wonderful care and support.