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The Waterford at Ames

1325 Coconino Road
Suite 300
Ames, IA 50014
(319) 595-4697


From our spacious apartments to our entertaining community services, residents have plenty to look forward to at The Waterford at Ames. We offer flexible floor plans that accommodate any lifestyle while constantly striking a balance between convenience and comfort. In-room safety features such as emergency call buttons, safety-assist hand railings and walk-in showers in the bathrooms and smoke alarms for peace of mind can be found in all homes. Apartments are also wheelchair accessible with wide entryways. Residents appreciate full-sized appliances in the kitchen as well as individual climate controls. Don’t worry about utility bills, as we cover everything, including basic cable (but excluding telephone services). Walk-in closets, 2-inch mini-blinds and wall-to-wall carpet create comfortable and personalized spaces.

Apartments are supported by linen and personal laundry services.

Outside of the apartments, residents continue to enjoy thoughtful comforts and amenities. Residents can pick out favorite novels from our well-stocked library or join in with arts and crafts sessions with neighbors and friends. Card games are frequent and lively. Residents can also take advantage of onsite beauty salon and religious services. Take walks around the property and enjoy our manicured gardens.

Community Features

  • 24-hour staffing
  • Three restaurant-style meals and snacks served daily
  • Large, elegant dining room with private dining rooms available
  • Housekeeping and laundry services available
  • Onsite beauty salon/barber
  • Scheduled courtesy transportation
  • Well-stocked library
  • Onsite therapy services
  • Activity center with games
  • Religious services available
  • Visiting post office
  • Daily newspaper delivery available
  • Walking path
  • Monitored community security system
  • Maintenance staff on duty
Floor plans

Apartment Amenities

  • Several floor plans to choose from
  • Spacious floor plans with full-sized kitchenettes
  • Spacious bathrooms and walk-in showers
  • Safety-assist hand railing in bathrooms
  • Emergency response system
  • Emergency call buttons in each apartment
  • Large windows with white sheers and drapery rods with pulls
  • Smoke alarm and sprinkler system
  • Individual locked mailbox
  • Individual climate control
  • All utilities, including basic cable (except telephone and internet)
  • 2-inch mini-blinds, wall-to-wall carpet in living and bedroom areas
  • Storage areas
  • Cable television access
  • Wheelchair access, wide entryways
  • Walk-in closets