A Life of Warm and Inviting Homes

Now you have another new option for living a “Life with Purpose.” Top of East encompasses 20 individually unique apartments, each with an open, transitional floor plan with either an outdoor terrace or with Juliet balconies that overlook meticulously landscaped grounds.

Residents of Top of East enjoy the easiest access to our brand new 200,000-square-foot Embrace Health at Southminster, an innovative and integrated addition to our campus unlike any other in Charlotte. Not only is it home to our higher levels of care, but its unique interconnected design offers residents our newest venues, The Gallery and Lola’s bar, as well as a new library, art gallery, social gathering spaces and the stunning Joanne & Stuart Dickson courtyard.

Reflecting the best in Contemporary Senior Living, each spacious apartment features solid building advantages and a host of design features and finishes, including:

  • Open, transitional floor plans from 1,400 to 3,000 square feet
  • Dynamic high ceilings, exquisite trim and expansive windows
  • Hardwood flooring
  • Fireplace options
  • Fully equipped kitchens with stainless steel appliances
  • Spacious bedrooms with large walk-in closets
  • Quartz countertops and tile baths
  • Laundry rooms and much more

In addition to a beautiful, well-designed home, you enjoy all the amenities and lifestyle advantages across our entire community.

As a Life Plan Community, Southminster offers a fulfilling lifestyle now and higher levels of care later – all conveniently located within the same community.


Southminster Terraces have been designed with an engaging aesthetic that can lift your life to an exciting new level. Our new three-story buildings create a lovely architectural duet to grace the Southminster landscape and enhance your days as you embark on one of the most fulfilling chapters of your life.

Our dedication to offering the area’s very finest in residential senior living is evident inside and out. Floor plans ranging from 1,400 to over 2,000 square feet ensure you have plenty of room to entertain friends and family. Sunlight spills through your expansive windows on beautiful Carolina blue-sky days. Open, transitional living space and room flows work perfectly to showcase your furnishings and collectables. High ceilings and even higher tray ceilings visually expand your space, as do French doors that invite refreshing breezes from your own private, covered patio or balcony.

When you live at Southminster Terraces, all our lifestyle amenities, activities and advantages are just steps from your door. You enjoy easy access to everything from our fully equipped wellness center and indoor pool to restaurants that specialize in masterfully made meals.


Our cottages offer ample and elegant independent homes designed for active living. Beautiful sunrooms, cozy fireplaces and private carports all maintained by Southminster.

Ideally situated on quiet tree lined cul-de-sacs each cottage home offers beautifully landscaped yards with ample room to continue the gardening hobby so many residents enjoy.

Each residence features a fully equipped kitchen, washer & dryer, central heating & air conditioning. Enjoy resort style living while entertaining neighbors and friends without the stress of maintaining a yard and home.


At Southminster discover a variety of apartments to call you own with well-thought out floor plans tastefully designed with options from formal to casual. Balancing traditional architecture with sophisticated elegance and modern necessity, every detail has been anticipated, creating an atmosphere of gracious, worry-free living. Our one- and two-bedroom apartments feature spacious living areas, walk-in closets, and fully equipped kitchens. Many come with a den or a study and most with a patio or balcony. All have been designed for those with active, independent lifestyles. Create your ideal living space with a multitude of colors, styles, and upgrade options. With floor plans ranging in size from 600 square feet to over 3000 square feet, you’re bound to find the perfect place to live in relaxed comfort, showcase your special belongings, and entertain family and friends. And with a wide range of fee options, there’s an apartment just right for you.