The Canterbury

5801 Crestridge Road
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
Continuing Care (CCRC)

Community Listing


Experience the freedom of an active life in the lush, rolling hills of Rancho Palos Verdes. With the Pacific as a backdrop, The Canterbury’s ideal location is surpassed only by the opportunities it offers for living an engaged, satisfying and maintenance-free retirement.

Stay on campus and take a brisk walk along our flowering paths at sunset, join a foursome for an outdoor bridge game or listen to a distinguished speaker in our bright, cheerful meeting room. Venture out and explore the many hidden gems of this scenic peninsula. Enjoy a lifestyle free of housework, lawn care and other tasks so you can take advantage of our array of social, cultural, physical and intellectual activities.

The Canterbury campus has one of the largest Independent Living sections in the region and a range of financial options and a la carte services. Our continuum of care helps you plan for the future, knowing that most of your health-care needs will be met right here.  From Assisted Living with flexibility to a 24-hour, Skilled Nursing center, The Canterbury family wants you to thrive and feel truly at home – today and down the road.

As part of Episcopal Communities & Services, our not-for-profit philosophy guides our mission to service people of all faiths and backgrounds.

Services and Amenities


  • Weekly housekeeping services
  • Cable television
  • Air conditioning and heat
  • Water
  • Electricity
  • Trash removal
  • Emergency call system in every unit
  • Well-behaved, small pets allowed and encouraged
  • Transportation to medical appointments within a 10-mile radius
  • Scheduled outings for shopping, cultural events and outdoor excursions


The Canterbury has it all, from weekly housekeeping and grounds maintenance, to restaurant dining, wellness programs and a full calendar of events and activities. What’s more, you have a rich array of services and amenities, all included, for unusual value. 

  • Restaurant dining with choices for lunch and dinner
  • Lovely grounds with walking paths and outdoor gathering areas
  • Wide range of entertainment, social and intellectual activities and events
  • Billiard room, library, and large recreation and social room
  • Chapel services and spiritual programs
  • Heated lap pool and water aerobics
  • Exercise machines and fitness classes 
  • Heart-healthy wellness programs, including annual health assessments and routine blood-pressure monitoring
  • Beauty and barbershop
  • 24-hour buildings and grounds security
  • Security cameras at building entrances
  • Telephones in all elevators
  • Grounds maintenance and landscaping
  • Interior building maintenance


Cost and Contact Info
Payment Type: 
  • Private Pay
  • Long-term Care Insurance