Villa St. Francis Located on the grounds of Mt. St. Francis Convent, high on a bluff overlooking the Hudson River with twenty-nine studios, private river-view dining, library, fitness center, chapel and much more, Villa St. Francis offers Independent Living for active senior women. The Franciscan Sisters minister to fulfill the needs for age 60+ independent women who desire to be free from the burdens of maintaining their own home, meal preparation, housekeeping, and all the other tasks involved in single living and at the same time have companionship in their later years in a warm, caring family atmosphere. Given our incomparable setting with panoramic views of the Hudson River, airy grounds, beautiful chapel and thoughtful design, Villa St. Francis may well be the answer to your needs. What Makes Us Special The Franciscan Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart, wishing to continue their 140+ years of service to the church and the community, manage and staff Villa St. Francis.