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Reimagine Retirement Living

Retirement living in Charlotte has never been more fulfilling than at Southminster. Our South Charlotte life plan community offers a full continuum of care – independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing and memory care – to take care of you and your needs today, as well as tomorrow. Living at Southminster keeps you close to the Queen City’s crown jewel neighborhoods – Myers Park, SouthPark and Ballantyne — known for its convenient access to the areas’ best shopping, cultural arts, dining, and healthcare.

First-time visitors say Southminster has totally redefined what senior living and continuing care retirement communities can be. Residents say moving here was one of the best decisions they’ve ever made. Beyond our beautiful homes, exquisite dining, social opportunities and quality of care, you’ll love living at Southminster for its sense of freedom, independence and abundant choices. You can choose ways to personalize your home while choosing from a variety of daily and engaging activities that cultivate new friendships and foster healthy living. Or simply choose to free yourself from the burdens of home maintenance and focus instead on living an active life in a retirement community that keeps you in control. So how do you want to live the rest of your life? The choice is yours at Southminster.

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The Southminster Lifestyle:
Anything but retiring

We call it “life with purpose.” Our expansive retirement community gives you the freedom to pursue your hobbies and passions. Enjoy exercise and wellness classes designed with you in mind that will keep you active and healthy at any age. Support your favorite community causes, volunteering with organizations eager to share your talents and experience. And stay connected to family far beyond Charlotte through technology and social media.


Exquisite Dining

Our restaurants offer an indulgent selection of authentic Southern and International cuisine. Fresh and locally sourced ingredients are creatively prepared to support healthy living by our award-winning culinary team.

Healthy Living

Embrace Wellness will put you on the path to remaining strong and fit at any age. The Wellness Center provides year-round therapy and exercise with its impressive indoor heated pool, exercise gym and array of fitness classes. Our staff will personally access your strengths and challenges, and then work alongside you to develop a personalized wellness blueprint that’s easy to follow and build on.

Enriching Activites

Our Life Enrichment and Wellness programming, community partnerships and “Southminster Studies” offer classes and presentations as diverse and unique as our residents and associates.

Purposeful Giving

Volunteerism is a vital component of life at Southminster. Residents help support nonprofits, schools, and charitable causes within the community and throughout the greater Charlotte area.



Our Terraces feature new apartments with the latest design features, plus French doors that open onto private covered terraces. A beautifully landscaped courtyard with cozy outdoor seating creates the perfect environment for socializing and relaxing with neighbors.


Simply elegant, our cottages offer ample space designed for active living. Each with two-bedrooms, two full bathrooms, a comfortable study, a cozy fireplace and a large sunroom make these homes an attractive choice.  Plus, enjoy a connected carport, an outdoor patio, and your own private yard.


At Southminster discover a variety of apartments to call your own with well-thought out floor plans tastefully designed with options from formal to casual.

Living in South Charlotte

Located just south of Uptown Charlotte, South Charlotte is a neighborhood of beautiful tree-lined streets and stately homes surrounding an upscale shopping district and leading workplaces. Known for its restaurants, cultural arts, shopping, recreational activities, and beautiful architecture, South Charlotte is one of the most desirable places to live in the country for its overall quality of life.