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Nestled among the trees alongside a verdant duck pond, this independent senior living community offers a peaceful environment just 6 miles from downtown Wilmington, NC. Located in a residential, wooded neighborhood, this retirement community is across the street from Long Leaf Mall and central to healthcare at New Hanover Medical Center.
Wilmington is a charming city full of historic homes with rocking chairs on their front porches. The downtown area, which runs along the Cape Fear River, is home to shops, galleries, restaurants and a beautiful wooden riverwalk. Take a stroll or enjoy learning about the area's history via horse-drawn carriage or riverboat. However you choose to explore the city, when you live at The Woods at Holly Tree, you’ll always be close to the comforts of home.
The Woods at Holly Tree is an award-winning, independent senior living community. Awards include the 2020 Great Place to Work certification, the 2019 Great Place to Work certification, and the 2019 SeniorAdvisor Best of Senior Living award.
Keeping You Informed
Our commitment to helping older people live better means sharing important and timely information to help you make an informed decision to live in a Holiday community. The Woods at Holly Tree operates with extensive protocols that mitigate the spreading of COVID-19. If a resident tests positive for COVID-19, we notify residents and their designated contacts, our employees, and the local health department. In addition, the number of active cases is shared here. We are so proud of our team’s efforts and hard work to protect our community. See here for more information on our prevention and response measures.
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If you'd like to speak with us about joining our senior living community, please use this form. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff will respond promptly. You can even schedule a personalized virtual tour. We're here 7 days a week and offer visits to suit your schedule.
In the neighborhood
Moving to a new home can be challenging, but you’ll find familiar comforts and discover new favorites at The Woods at Holly Tree and in the surrounding Wilmington area. With so many entertainment options and transportation services, residents at The Woods at Holly Tree enjoy a lifestyle that’s anything but boring.
Floor Plans & Room Planner
The Woods at Holly Tree features inviting floor plans designed to maximize resident access and everyday comfort in your new home. Use this convenient guide to choose from the many available room sizes and layouts, then use our room planning tool to help arrange the furniture in your new home.
Community Amenities and Services
- Activity Room
- Barber/Beauty Salon
- Billiard Lounge
- Community Fireplace
- Community Grounds
- Computer Room with Internet Access
- Country Store
- Covered Parking
- Fitness Equipment
- Game Room
- Large Screen TV Lounge
- Laundry Facilities
- Locked Mailboxes
- Lounge Area
- Patio Area
- Pets Welcome
- Private Dining Room
- Resident Kitchen
- Safety Rails
- Smoke Alarm and Sprinkler System
- Spa Services
- Washer and Dryer
- Guest Suite
- Renters Liability Insurance Program
- Wheelchair Accessible
- Basic Cable TV
- Full Kitchen in Units
- Individually Controlled Heating and Air Conditioning
- Kitchenette in Units
- Patio or Balcony
- Carpet and Window Treatments
- Telephone Hookups
- Walk-in Tub
- Wheelchair Accessible Units
Services Included with Monthly Rent
- Common Area WiFi
- Complimentary Scheduled Transportation
- Three Chef Prepared Meals Daily
- Full Calendar of Enriching Activities
- Light Linen Service
- Lively Mobile Plus Personal Emergency Response Device
- Weekly Housekeeping
- Exclusive Travel and Stay Program
- Most Utilities Included
Connection isn’t our goal. It’s our promise.
That’s why life at Holiday Retirement isn’t prescriptive, it’s personal. This is an era of opportunity to find passions that spark curiosity and people that inspire us to learn who one is. Life at Holiday Retirement isn’t about a building or amenities, it’s about the ways those simple pleasures and the people we share them with transform us every day. A meal becomes a memory. A trip to the store becomes an adventure. And a walk around the grounds becomes a tradition between friends. We are Holiday Retirement and we believe life is best lived among friends on your terms.
What are your interests?
Beauty Care Needs Met On-Site
The convenience of The Woods at Holly Tree's on-site beauty salon and barber means all you have to do is walk in to get your hair and nails done. Of course, appointments are available.
Fitness Right at Home
The Woods at Holly Tree residents enjoy a variety of health and fitness activities, from weekly group exercise classes to anytime access to on-site fitness equipment.
Catch up with friends while staying fit in walking club. Burn some calories in aerobics. Stroll the walking track with your pooch. Stretch, strengthen, and center in yoga and Tai Chi. Many of our classes are resident-led. We also have an onsite physical therapist if you need a tune up.
Let Us Serve You
Enjoy restaurant-style dining served with courtesy and caring by our staff who know you. Chef-prepared meals are served every day in The Woods at Holly Tree's dining room. Sit with friends or invite your family for a special occasion in our private dining room. Each meal is designed to meet the unique nutritional needs of community members.
Our popular chef prepares food with love, and you can taste it. All of his creations are delicious, but residents particularly enjoy his Latin dishes and desserts the best. Join the monthly chef-resident roundtable and offer feedback on food and menu ideas.
Make Memories Exploring the Surrounding Community
There’s so much to explore in the Wilmington area and The Woods at Holly Tree makes sure that residents experience as much as possible. Regular outings to favorite restaurants, local events, and more introduce residents to all their neighborhood has to offer and connect them to the surrounding community.
Life is Never Boring
The Woods at Holly Tree's comprehensive calendar is packed with both recurring activities and special events. The variety of available activities is meant to enrich the whole person by stimulating physical, emotional, spiritual, intellectual, creative, social or vocational wellness.
Pets Make Life Better
Furry friends are welcomed as residents at The Woods at Holly Tree. We understand how important the companionship and bond that seniors share with their pets. We’re delighted to have cats, dogs, birds, and even bunnies as part of our community.
Therapy animals visit The Wood at Holly Tree twice a month. Residents love Sophie and Nugget, two rescue rabbits that live in our activity room with a beta fish named, Jake From State Farm. Two rescue ducks live in our pond. We call them Cheese and Quackers. Residents feed them and get a kick out of watching their antics.
Stay Connected with Technology and Wifi
The Woods at Holly Tree is equipped with WiFi access to help you stay connected throughout common areas. You can use community desktop computers to stay up to date, or you can connect your personal devices to the WiFi.
Travel and Adventure is Always Available
The exclusive Travel & Stay program offers residents exciting opportunities to travel around the country, with free stays of up to seven days at any of Holiday Retirement’s more than 260 communities. Three chef-prepared meals are included with each trip. Visit all 43 states or just choose a favorite new location or two.
Lend a Helping Hand
We have empowered residents to become resident ambassadors. These individuals have often lived in the community for quite some time and enjoy helping new residents get acclimated to senior living. They encourage new residents to take their time settling in and them feel comfortable in their new home.
Join us for a Complimentary Meal
At Holiday Retirement, we love our food and know you will too. We invite you and a guest to join us for a flavorful meal and the opportunity to see first-hand if independent retirement living is right for you.
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