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Bella Vista/(479) 855-5014
Located in Arkansas' beautiful northwest corner, Bella Vista Village has something for everyone, including eight golf courses, seven lakes, five clubhouses with dining facilities, parks, tennis courts, swimming pools, social programs, fitness centers and walking trails.
Butterfield Trail Village
This nonprofit retirement community offers apartments, cottages and village homes and provides one daily meal. The staff provides transportation, 24-hour security, a library, a spa and a woodworking shop. Year-round swimming, scheduled activities, a putting green and a garden are also available.
Cherokee Village/(870) 257-5522
This 15,000-acre community offers living accommodations from modest cabins to lake and golf course homes. The village includes two recreation centers, two championship 18-hole golf courses, a full-service marina, more than 100 social clubs and seven lakes.
Picturesquely located at the south fork of the Little Red River, Clinton near outdoor playgrounds like Greers Ferry Lake and the Ozark National Forest, as well as larger cities like Little Rock and Fayetteville. About 2,500 people call Clinton home.
Concordia of Bella Vista
Bella Vista/(479) 855-3714
Near the Missouri-Arkansas border, Concordia of Bella Vista offers 35 one- and two-story town houses with appliances, deck or patio and garage or carport. The facility also has 116 apartments in six floor plans. Concordia provides residents with 24-hour security, one meal per day, an emergency call system, a wellness clinic, transportation, housekeeping, home maintenance and lawn care.
* Fairfield Bay
Fairfield Bay/(501) 884-3324
This resort community is located on Greers Ferry Lake in the Ozark foothills. The 40,000-acre lake is popular for fishing, water skiing and boating, and the resort operates a full-service marina. Several championship golf courses grace the area. Sugarloaf Mountain features a 1.6-mile nature trail that showcases a variety of sandstone formations.
Home to the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville is a bustling, progressive city of approximately 70,000 people. Regularly recognized by national media as a great place to live and work, Fayetteville is part of Northwest Arkansas’s urban corridor and offers much of what any major metropolitan area would in a scenic setting.
The Gardens at Arkanshire
Arkanshire offers apartments available on a montly rental basis with no buy-in fees or leases. Services include one to three meals a day, housekeeping, transportation, cable television and planned activities. In addition to the apartments, the facility offers garden homes with all major appliances.
Good Samaritan Society– Indian Rock Village
Operated by the Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society, Indian Rock Village is designed exclusively for people age 50 and older. Apartments provide amenities including private balconies or patios, covered carports/golf cart storage, monthly housekeeping, storage areas and group activities.
Good Samaritan Society- Mountain Home
Mountain Home/(870) 425-2494
This village is a combination of retirement apartments and duplex units for independent living. Among the Good Samaritan offerings are worship services, transportation, security, housekeeping, linen service and maintenance. Good Samaritan is owned by the Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society.
* Greers Ferry Lake/Little Red River Association
Fairfield Bay/(501) 745-6101
The Greers Ferry Lake and Little Red River area of Arkansas offers exceptional opportunities to explore the great out-of-doors. Whether your tastes run to fishing, boating and other fun on the water or golfing, hiking, biking and hunting, this is a place where you can do it all.
Recently named one of the "100 Best Small Towns in America," this picturesque town of 13,000 in the Ozark Mountains is one of the fastest growing areas in the nation for retirees. And with a climate that showcases all four seasons, a moderate cost of living, a myriad of activities and homespun family values that appeal to many who grew up during a simpler time, it's easy to see why.
* Innisfree Senior Living Community
Innisfree offers independent and assisted living apartments and cottages with full kitchens. Services include Lifeline, meals, housekeeping, transportation, activities and personal care assistance. Amenities include gracious dining with delicious food, library, chapel, beauty shop, game rooms, swimming pool, ice cream parlor and beautifully furnished common areas. No buy-in or endowment required.
These professionally designed homes are surrounded by the beauty, excitement and hometown atmosphere of Northwest Arkansas. Every living area exhibits accessible design features for age-appropriate use. Senior lifestyle campus options include garden homes, Crystal View Cooperative Apartments and Green House Assisted-living.
* Mountain Home
Mountain Home/(800) 822-3536
Nestled in the beautiful Ozark Mountains, the Mountain Home area is one of the more popular retirement spots in the country. With two large lakes, three rivers and beautiful mountain scenery, Mountain Home exemplifies the Natural State.
* Mountain View
Mountain View/(888) 679-2859
With Mountain View's relaxed lifestyle, mild climate, low tax base and moderate cost of living, it's no wonder that so many who come to visit decide to stay for a lifetime after learning about the real estate opportunities. The Ozark Mountain town combines the charm of yesterday with the conveniences of today.
Exclusively for persons age 55 and older, this facility is situated on a lake and offers one- and two-bedroom independent living apartments. A community center is equipped with a kitchen, craft room, laundry room and post office. Planned activities include bingo and monthly socials. All utilities are paid except cable, telephone and electric.
This 500-acre community is less than 10 miles east of Hardy. Seasonal residents add to the population during the peak seasons. Amenities include two lakes, fishing, swimming, boating, a clubhouse and fire and ambulance service.
Peachtree Village North
Nestled at the base of the Ozark foothills, the variously-sized apartments have an emergency response system and 24-hour on-site management. Other services and amenities include dining, housekeeping, maintenance, transportation, beauty salon, library and activities. Raised-bed gardening is available, and pets are welcome.
River Oaks Village
Owned by White County Medical Center, this independent- and assisted-living facility’s monthly rental fee includes housekeeping, maintenance, emergency response, transportation, meals and activities. Assisted-living offers additional services such as medication reminders and assistance with bathing, dressing and grooming.
Southridge Village Assisted-living
Heber Springs/501-362-7023 ext. 222
Southridge Village is a family owned and operated assisted-living facility and skilled nursing home that features independent-living in either garden/patio homes or condominiums (including 38 newly added apartments). Residents can enjoy exercise classes, crafts and fishing on the Little Red River, golf at four courses nearby and water recreation on the beautiful Greers Ferry Lake. Fee-based services are available and include meals, housekeeping and laundry, among others.
Ranking third nationwide in wages and salaries and seventh in job growth, Springdale has garnered several accolades recently, including Inc. Magazine's designation as the third-best place for doing business in the U.S. Part of the northwest Arkansas urban core, Springdale is also located in the heart of the Ozark Mountains' beautiful scenery.
* Wild Turkey Ridge
Heber Springs/(501) 940-2050
This gated community, perfect for outdoorsmen and women, features riverfront , river view and river access lots, each three acres large.