Luxury Homes for Elderly - Awaited Upcoming Property in Delhi NCR - Melia First Citizen



Melia First Citizen is a world-class luxury retirement community within a 17.5 acre elegant suburban residential project - The Melia. Conceived as a gold standard of living for senior citizens to reinvent their leisure years, it is conveniently located at Delhi NCR, a short drive away from the Golf Course Extension Road in Gurgaon at Sector 35, Gurgaon Extension (Sohna).

Melia First Citizen is conceived and designed by Group Silverglades - The Address Makers for 25 glorious years. One of India's leading boutique real estate developers, the group specializes in Residential, Commercial, Townships and Golf-based leisure developments.

Group Silverglades has been credited with creating benchmarks of excellence with some of the most admired and iconic landmarks in North India. The Laburnum residences and Classic Golf Resort in Gurgaon in collaboration with ITC, The IVY residences in Gurgaon and Tarudhan Valley Golf Resort - India's first gated golf community, are just a few of them. To know more about the group, follow the link:

Pradeep Jain , Chairman Group Silverglades

Mr. Pradeep Jain has extensive involvement in real estate development in India and is attributed with pioneering the development of high-end residential and leisure realty in the country. Mr. Jain completed his M.B.A. from Texas, USA after his M.S. (Post Graduation) in Economics also from Texas, USA. Prior to this he completed his B.A. in Economic Honours from Delhi University and M.A. in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics.

Anubhav Jain , Director Group Silverglades

Mr. Anubhav Jain is a graduate from Purdue University, USA, where he studied Finance and Marketing and served as a Student Director on the Purdue Student Union Board. During his coursework at Purdue and after graduation, he gained experience in Finance and Marketing while working at Johnson & Johnson and Bank of America. He went on to work in Eli Lilly & Company full time before returning to India in 2007 to join Silverglades Group in real estate development. With his passion for creating lifestyle residential developments, he plays an integral role in all stages of various real estate projects undertaken by the company. He is also a passionate golfer and plays squash regularly.

Shiv Hazari , Non Executive Director

Mr. Shiv Hazari has over 55 years of professional life during which has help very Senior position in, ITC Ltd. In India, Scotts Holdings & Stockton investments in Singapore and Visual web Solutions, a highly specialized US based software Development Company. He had spearheaded the formation of the Joint Venture between ITC and Silverglades in 1993 which led to the innovative path breaking projects like Classic Golf Resort & Laburnum. His multi -business operational & management experience has been invaluable to the group, after he joined in 2002 as corporate adviser.

Vijay Chowdhry , Marketing Adviser

Considered a senior level marketing guru for the last 20 years, Mr. Chowdhry has over 40 years of professional experience in the industry. He is credited with creating some of the most enduring brands in the high-end real estate arena such as: Classic Golf Resort, Tarudhan Valley Golf Resort, The Laburnum , The lvy and the Hibiscus among others. A keen marketing man, Mr. Chowdhry has previously held the post of Managing Director at International Travel House Limited (an ITC group company) and that of Chairman of Landbase India limited, the joint venture company between ITC Limited and Silverglades.


Overlooking dramatic views of the Aravalli range, Melia First Citizen offers a limited set of luxury senior-living homes that have been thoughtfully designed to meet age sensitive needs such as comfort, convenience, care and companionship, that are often overlooked.
Nestled in the fold of a larger community not too far away from the corporate hub of Gurgaon, it is an ideal retirement haven that truly blurs the boundaries with its luxurious features, amenities and a special tropical charm that harmoniously blends the natural environment into the built spaces.

360 degree medical care

Care and age sensitivity are central to the idea of Melia First Citizen. From the physical construction of the apartments to the common areas and recreational areas, one will find best-in-class examples of assisted living. A comprehensive built-in medical care system through Age Ventures India and a tie-up with Artemis Hospitals, a leading state-of-the-art healthcare facility in Gurgaon ensures a 360 degree healthcare program for residents.

  • Physio-Therapy Center
  • High-Dependence Care Rooms
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • Visiting Doctor
  • 24X7 Hour Nurse
  • 24X7 Hour Ambulance Service (neutral)
  • Tie-up with Reputable Hospital


  • CCTVs in common areas
  • Antiskid tiles in bathroom, kitchen, living room and balcony
  • Emergency alarm systems at strategic locations within the apartment
  • Anti fall bars in all areas needing protection
  • Centralized emergency control room
  • Anti-glare signage
  • Memory friendly colour-coding


  • Large bathroom to accommodate un-assisted wheel chair movement
  • Free space under the wash basin/ sink for ease of movement
  • Double height peep holes on entrance door
  • Lower kitchen counter with clear area under the cooking stove


  • Rounded wall corners
  • Soft MDF floorings in the master bedroom
  • Shower Seat / Chair in shower area
  • Single lever CP fitting for ease of use by palm of hand
  • Laundry facility
  • Stretcher size slow-moving elevators with large size key pad and folding sitting bench
  • Visual and tactile marking tiles on the walk way
  • Grab bars in bathrooms
  • Rest benches in corridors, landings of resident staircases and lawns
  • Package shelf outside the home entrance for ease

The community provides a host of thoughtful amenities that you would need to live a fulfilling lifestyle:

  • Air-conditioned Apartments
  • Modular kitchen
  • Eco friendly design and material use
  • Water harvesting
  • Outdoor solar lighting
  • Wifi Connectivity
  • Treated water supply
  • 24/7 power backup
  • Solar water heating
  • Earthquake resistant, seismic zone compliant structure
  • CCTV surveillance and recording
  • Boom barriers/ Access control
  • Fire protection

Take a virtual tour of Melia First Citizen to know what makes it one of India's finest luxury senior living communities. Benchmarked against the best in the world, this is where you can script a fulfilling post retirement lifestyle amidst the serene suburban landscape and a vibrant urban community.

First Citizen is a residential complex specially designed to meet the residential, social and health care needs of senior citizens which are at par with International standards. The facility is being built as part of a larger community with the objective of promoting active ageing. First Citizen would offer the elderly an environment where they can live a safe, secure and hassle free life amongst likeminded people who aspire similar lifestyle options.

Located at the foothills of the Aravallis; First Citizen is a part of a 17.5 acre community, - The Melia. Strategically located at Sector 35; just off the Sohna Road, the project is just a 10 minutes drive from the high profile location of Golf Course Extension Road and is right next to GD Goenka University and KR Mangalam University.

The project is being developed by Group Silverglades of Gurgaon. Silverglades is one of India's leading boutique developers, specializing in Residential Housing, Commercial, Township Projects and Golf-based leisure developments. Silverglades in collaboration with ITC Limited developed the Laburnum and the Classic Golf Resort in Gurgaon. These projects were closely followed by the IVY Housing Project in gurgaon and India’s first gated golf community, the Tarudhan Valley Golf Resort, a mere kilometer away from the Classic Golf Resort. The Pioneering efforts of Silverglades have resulted in some of the most iconic landmarks in and around Delhi NCR.

Age Ventures India (AVI), is a non profit organization that would offer a range of services to the residents once the apartments are complete.

It’s a free hold property.

There are three main areas namely residential apartments, community area (The Club) and Assisted Living Units.
A brief description of each area is given below;

  • 1 BHK– living cum dining room, 1 bedroom, 1 study, 1 toilet, kitchen, store and balcony. The saleable area is 950Sq ft.
  • 2 BHK – living cum dining room, 2 bedrooms, 2 toilets, kitchen, store and balcony. The saleable area is 1250sq ft.
  • 2 BHK plus Study - living cum dining room, 2 bedrooms, 2 toilets, 1 Study with attached Toilet, kitchen, store and balcony. The saleable area is 1500 sq ft.

Apartment-Level Features


  • CCTVs in common areas
  • Antiskid tiles in the bathroom, kitchen, living room and balcony
  • Emergency control systems in the bathroom, bedroom and living room
  • Anti fall bar in all areas needing protection
  • Centralized emergency control room


  • Package shelf outside the home entrance for ease
  • Grab bars in the bathroom
  • Anti-glare signage
  • Memory friendly color coding
  • Rest benches in corridors, landings of resident staircases and lawns


  • Large bathroom to accommodate un-assisted wheel chair movement
  • Free space under the wash basin/ sink for ease of movement
  • Double height peep holes on entrance door
  • Lower kitchen counter with clear area under the cooking stove


  • Rounded wall corners
  • Soft MDF floorings in the master bedroom
  • Shower Seat / Chair in shower area
  • Single lever CP fitting for ease of use by palm of hand
  • Laundry facility
  • Stretcher size slow-moving elevators with large size key pad and folding sitting bench
  • Visual and tactile marking tiles on the walk

First Citizen CLUB


  • Modern Dining Room
  • Adjoining TV Lounge
  • Hobby Rooms
  • A Concierge Service
  • Household Cleaning Service
  • Guest Rooms (for visiting family)
  • Weekly Activity Plan
  • Tie-up with G.D Goenka University for activities/teaching opportunities for seniors


  • Physio-Therapy Center
  • High-Dependence Care Rooms
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • Visiting Doctor
  • 24X7 Hour Nurse
  • 24X7 Hour Ambulance Service (neutral)
  • Tie-up with ARTEMIS HOSPITALS (Through AVI)

In addition the First Citizen Club, the larger community ; The Melia will also have a large club which will house a library, multipurpose hall, indoor games, cafeteria, swimming pool, kids play area, and host of other facilities like golf chipping and putting, tennis, badminton etc.

The project has been conceptualized keeping the changing aesthetic and practical needs of the senior citizens into consideration, this can be explained under two heads i.e. design features and resident services.

  • Design features: The entire complex has been custom designed to cater to the special needs of people with different types of impairments which keep occurring due to advancement of age. It provides an environment for barrier/obstruction free movement, wheelchair friendly movement and supports movement of Senior Citizen thru features like anti-skid flooring, grab bars, wider corridors, resting spaces, covered walkway to the communal areas etc
  • Resident Services: Common dinning, fitness cum physiotherapy, art & crafts rooms, library, indoor games, multipurpose auditorium and doctor at site for routine medical check-ups.
    Personal support services such like laundry/ironing, shopping, handyman, helping with mails, paying utility bills etc.
    Need based geriatric services for its residents/occupants which include personal care services like assistance with personal hygiene, bathing, showering, shaving, tooth- brushing, dressing, medication control etc.

Besides offering the above facilities the complex has an assisted living area along with care giving, which includes visiting doctor, 24X7 nurses and care givers.
At the same time elders live as part of the normal middle age residents like any where else, so it is cocoon within a larger cocoon.

Synopsis of the same are listed below:

  • Onsite services of community Physician- A qualified doctor would be available during part of the day/pre-defined time schedule for general consultation and periodic checkups, which will be planned on case to case basis.
  • Onsite services of registered nurse-A professionally qualified registered nurse would be available round the clock on shifts for meeting the basic nursing and emergency needs.
  • 24hrs.Emergency facilities- Arrangement will be made for a doctor on call& ambulance in handling medical emergencies.
  • Assisted living center- Residents/ Occupants will be able to use the assisted living unit for continuous care (based on the recommendations of the site physician).
  • Physiotherapy and fitness services-Physiotherapist would be available during part of the day to assist the occupant/residents with their physiotherapy and fitness needs.
  • Emergency alarm system- An emergency alarm response system would be installed at strategic points in the apartments, which would be monitored and manned at the central control station for any kind of emergencies.

A part time instructor for positive ageing would be available to encourage residents/occupants to practice the wellbeing activities.

Facilities like lounge room, library / reading area, television viewing, recreation facilities like multipurpose room, group outings, hobby clubs, games, Yoga, Art &Crafts room, and intellectual continuity tie ups etc. will be made available. Part time instructors would be available in the recreational activities and hobbies.

To ensure that the senior residents and their guests live in a completely safe and a secure environment, security systems like CCTV cameras in common areas, emergency pull cord based alarm systems in the apartment bedroom, bathroom. Complex will be guarded by 24X7 security guards. It would also have restricted entry for outsiders.

The apartment can be purchased by any adult but the occupant must be at least 55 years of age to qualify as resident. However there is no minimum age restriction for the spouse, if both husband and wife are staying together. Apartment can be purchased for self use or for use of buyers parents or even rented out to senior citizens willing to become a part of the community.

Since the apartment has been purchased by the resident/ owner there is no restriction for the buyer on the time frame for moving in, however he/she will have to pay the minimum monthly maintenance and service charges which would be applicable to all the residents much like the maintenance charges in any other society.

The primary objective of assisted living units is to provide health care and supervision at the later stages of life when a person requires assistance with activities of daily living. The retirement community being exclusively for the senior citizen and the residents being a co-owner of the assisted living units, there will be no rental charged however the incremental cost like care giving, nursing, meals, laundry, electricity would be charged at the applicable rates. Detailed rules will be furnished prior to allotment. The duration and eligibility for using the assisted living units will be as per the rules and advice of the in-house doctor.

Yes, AVI will facilitate transportation by tying up with a transport company, and the services would be offered on a pre-determined time schedule.

Prior to occupation of the apartment this option has to be exercised separately with the developer at an extra cost

Yes, we want the owners to get maximum benefits out of their property but keeping in mind the sanctity of the retirement complex the property here can be rented only to Senior Citizens in consultation with AVI.

Yes, the property can be sold by the owner provided it is for senior citizens to stay. AVI will facilitate for the same, if need be.

It is likely to get completed for possession by early 2019.

AVI has tied up with Artemis for medical support. The Hospital will depute a physician on site during the day and also depute registered nurses round the clock. They will also offer preferential treatment and hospitalization services at their hospital if the need arises. AVI strongly recommends all residents to get themselves covered by taking up medical insurance.

Tie-up with a neutral Ambulance service provider or an in-house ambulance shall be arranged by AVI to take a resident to his/her preferred choice of hospital. Ambulance service will be available only for emergencies and will not be allowed as a transport facility.

The larger community; The Melia will have provision for a local convenience store where any resident will be able to purchase items of daily needs. Closer to the completion of the project AVI will attempt to make requisite tie-ups with various service providers and would arrange to invite Insurance/ travel / banking companies on specific days.

There is a large dining hall on the ground floor of the Club house where residents can enjoy their meals. Though the residents are free to cook food of their own choice in their own residences, however one meal is recommended to be enjoyed in the communal dining area to build a community feeling.
Vegetarian food would be served at the communal dining area. Good wholesome food would be made with utmost care and under strict hygiene conditions and as recommended by a dietician. Residents committee would be encouraged to advise on the menu. Other necessary health meals would also be available.

Non-veg meals would be sourced on specific days and served in different colored crockery separately. Different color utensils and servers would also be used keeping in mind the sensitivities of the vegetarian residents.

The tentative timings for serving meals will be from 8.00 am to 10.00 am, 12.30 pm to 2.30 pm and 7.30 pm to 9.30 pm for breakfast, lunch and dinner respectively. Actual timing will be decided closure to operations and residents feedback.

The food will be cooked in purified water and will also be available for drinking at the common dining hall.
Other common areas will have provision for water dispensers based upon total usage.

Yes, children can stay with their parents whenever they wish to, but since it is exclusively made for the senior community hence children or young crowd cannot stay there permanently.

Yes, there would be guest rooms in the club which can be used for visiting guest. Guest rooms will have to be booked by the residents in advance and applicable room charges to cover operational costs would have to be paid.

Yes, they can avail the facilities and the services at an extra cost, based on rules and regulations applicable for guests.

AVI respects the sentiments of the pet lovers, but since it is not equipped enough to take care of the pets, it therefore recommends residents keep pets only under an explicit understanding that their care would be the personal liability of the residents and AVI will under no circumstance be liable to look after them. Resident would also be responsible for maintaining hygiene and picking up droppings etc.

Services of society plumber, electrician for basic repairs would be part of the larger group housing community. Individual housekeeping would be arranged on a pre-determined fixed charge on a monthly basis.

The monthly/quarterly expense statement will be given to each resident in physical copy.

The nursing station has a provision for sample collection area; however necessary tie-ups with a pathology lab will also be arranged.

Hair salon has not been separately provided for in the senior living community, however the same would come up in the near by areas.

A self declaration as per the form will have to be provided for on the health status of the resident.

The first level of complaint would be to the center manager and in case the issue is not resolved then a complaint will be escalated to the Management Committee and then to AVI corporate office.

The larger group housing community will have provision for multiple shops and these services are expected to come up in the same. However efforts would be made for home delivery of medicines also.

On specific days a separate counter for visiting service providers like travel agents, insurance agents, and tax consultants would be made available. Depending upon the volumes AVI will try to facilitate by inviting service providers. Bill payments will be facilitated by the in-house valet.

Provision for videoconferencing with children would be arranged on specific days, residents can use the same on nominal charges. The staff will be happy to assist the residents with the same.

The Community blocks (The Club) and the Apartments would have air-conditioning.

Space for car parking will have to be purchased while buying the apartment, similar to any other society. Since there is limited parking, it will be allotted on a first cum basis.

Monthly/Quarterly payments can be paid either through cheque or bank transfer in advance.

In case of default the outstanding amount would be adjusted from the deposit and after three months the services would be stopped. Services will be extended once the outstanding are cleared and the deposit amount has been restored.

Special meals and programmes would be organized in-house to promote resident involvement and interaction on a secular basis.

Yes, private gathering for family and friends can be organized either in the dining hall on in the large multipurpose hall depending upon availability of space.

Yes, in order to get rebate on the dining and housekeeping charges it is advisable to inform the management. Besides it will be easier for security measures.

There is a large community block (The Club) which has a large multipurpose hall for activities like listening to discourses, TV Lounge, Arts and Crafts rooms, indoor games etc.

The monthly charges would be reviewed annually.

Yes, one can have a personal attendant subject to verifications.

As per Government regulations smoking or drinking in public areas is not allowed. A resident is free to smoke or drink in his/her own apartment.

In the common areas power backup would be provided in areas like dining, kitchen, activities rooms, emergency alarm system, lifts etc and in the apartments 2 fans, 2 lights, emergency alarm system and night light.

There would be deposits for maintenance and senior citizens services.

The Project has currently been pre approved for loans by HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, Reliance Home Finance & Tata Capital


Live a fulfilling lifestyle where happiness is a choice. Be comforted by the assurance that everything from your lifestyle to your healthcare will be well taken care of. Out here, you are never alone.

Nestled in the foothills of the Aravallis, Melia First Citizen is part of a 17.5 acre elegant suburban community - The Melia. Strategically located at Sector 35, Gurgaon Extension (Sohna), it is adjoining premium institutes like GD Goenka School and K R Mangalam University, and just a short drive away from the Golf Course Extension Road in Gurgaon.

*All floor plans approved by MHA


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Gurgaon-122002, Haryana, India
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