Set in a park-like setting, Southminster encourages outdoor living with beautiful courtyards, private balconies and patios, and walk-able gardens. Enjoy the surrounding beauty of mature shade trees and a landscape bursting with the brilliant color of flowering azaleas, hydrangeas, and roses. Flowering crepe myrtle trees also make a spectacular canopy throughout our cottage neighborhoods.
In the spring and fall, our center courtyard comes alive with a pageantry of colors providing the perfect backdrop of musical performances and socializing with friends. And if gardening is your hobby, join our Executive Chef and culinary team in cultivating fresh vegetables and herbs from our heralded Chef’s Garden.
Whether living in a cottage, apartment or one of our new Terraces, everything is conveniently located. You’re just steps away from the community activity areas, dining, and Embrace Wellness. Regardless of the weather, it’s easy to attend many of our activities and events, take in a movie or join friends for dinner. And if living in one of our apartments, you’ll find everything under one roof.
It’s easy to see why our residents love the lifestyle here. Come discover for yourself the most accommodating, move extraordinary retirement community anywhere.
News & Events
FOUR YEARS AGO, Stephen Phillips and his wife, Barbara, finally heeded their adult daughters’ pleas—just short of commands—to move near one of them. The Phillipses were native Northeasterners who lived in Connecticut. One daughter lives in Denver, the other in...
Isolation and inactivity can be a deadly combination for older adults. And so, a partnership between Mecklenburg’s park and recreation department and the nonprofit Southminster retirement community is taking a fresh crack at the issue by opening a new...
These days, many of us are living longer. And longer lives means more seniors to serve in our communities, and a broader range of active ages and interests and abilities to engage. To this end, the most innovative communities are not just adding facilities for older...
Living in South Charlotte
Located just south of the thriving Charlotte Uptown is an area simply described as “South Charlotte” with its beautiful tree-lined streets, stately homes, and picturesque neighborhoods. 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. Boasting Charlotte’s largest mall, SouthPark, you’ll discover over 150 stores and a variety of upscale shops. It’s everything you would ever want and more! And it’s all only a short distance away. There’s a world-class airport, outstanding healthcare with Atrium and Novant Health, and an array of entertainment, cultural and educational opportunities. Below are links to areas of interest to those making South Charlotte home:
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Charlotte Visitors Center
Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center
Central Piedmont Community College
Johnson C. Smith University
Johnson & Wales University
University of North Carolina – Charlotte
Christ Episcopal Church
Myers Park Baptist Church
Carolina Panthers – NFL
Charlotte Hornets – NBA
Charlotte Knights – MLB
Charlotte Checkers – ECHL
Charlotte Motor Speedway – NASCAR