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The Gardens at Wakefield Plantation retirement community offers a peaceful senior living experience less than 15 miles from all the action in downtown Raleigh, NC. Our community is located in a lovely neighborhood near a variety of local amenities. Stroll past the school next door to reach several shopping centers home to a wine shop, multiple markets and restaurants, and a cozy Italian cafe. All are just a half-mile from the community.
Residents also enjoy all the cultural perks of living in a capital city. The North Carolina Museum of Art, with its dazzling monument garden, is only 15 miles away. Visiting grandkids will love the dinosaurs on display at downtown’s North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and the hands-on exhibits at the Marbles Kids Museum, just a few blocks away.
In the neighborhood
Moving to a new home can be challenging, but you’ll find familiar comforts and discover new favorites at Gardens at Wakefield Plantation and in the surrounding Raleigh area. With so many entertainment options and transportation services, residents at Gardens at Wakefield Plantation enjoy a lifestyle that’s anything but boring.
Floor Plans & Room Planner
Gardens at Wakefield Plantation 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.[No text in field]
Community Amenities and Services
- Activity Room
- Barber/Beauty Salon
- Billiard Lounge
- Community Fireplace
- Community Grounds
- Fitness Equipment
- Game Room
- Large Screen TV Lounge
- Locked Mailboxes
- Lounge Area
- Patio Area
- Pets Welcome
- Resident Kitchen
- Safety Rails
- Smoke Alarm and Sprinkler System
- Walking Paths
- Wheelchair Accessible
- Washer and Dryer
- Carpet and Window Treatments
- Individually Controlled Heating and Air Conditioning
- Patio or Balcony
- Telephone Hookups
Services Included with Monthly Rent
- Common Area WiFi
- Daily Chef Prepared Meals
- Full Calendar of Enriching Activities
- Personal Emergency Response Device
- Weekly Housekeeping
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 Gardens at Wakefield Plantation'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.
The stylist has over 20 years of experience with the senior population. Clients from outside the community also come into the salon fro various services.
Fitness Right at Home
Gardens at Wakefield Plantation residents enjoy a variety of health and fitness activities, from weekly group exercise classes to anytime access to on-site fitness equipment.
There is a walking club that goes for regular strolls on property, and staff from the community’s health partners conduct regular classes at the community. There is also on-site physical therapy which is incredibly convenient for the residents.
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 Gardens at Wakefield Plantation'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.
The chef really caters to residents with certain dietary needs, like Gluten Free/Dairy Free, and often asks to bake pies for special meals like Thanksgiving and Christmas. One thing all the residents always choose is the chef's famous monkey bread.
Make Memories Exploring the Surrounding Community
There’s so much to explore in the Raleigh area and Gardens at Wakefield Plantation 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.
Residents take weekly trips to local shops and restaurants, as well as the local library. In addition, The Gardens offers enticing options such as movie nights, boys’ nights out, ladies’ luncheons, picnics at area parks and boat trips on nearby Jordan Lake.
Life is Never Boring
The Gardens at Wakefield Plantation’s comprehensive calendar is packed with both recurring activities and special events, so you’ll always have something to look forward to. The variety of available activities is meant to enrich the whole person by stimulating physical, emotional, spiritual, intellectual, creative, social or vocational wellness.
Residents love the community’s gazebo, fire pit, and other outdoor spaces. There's a beautiful garden and fig tree as well.
Pets Make Life Better
Furry friends are welcomed as residents at Gardens at Wakefield Plantation. 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.
Stay Connected with Technology and Wifi
Gardens at Wakefield Plantation is equipped with WiFi access to help you stay connected throughout common areas. You can use a community desktop computer to stay up to date or connect your personal devices to the WiFi.
There's a "Tech Tuesday" program that's resident run, and helps out with all kinds of technology questions.
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
Many residents find a sense of fulfillment in donating their time and skills to a cause close to their hearts.
The community is very involved with the United Way - Stocking of Joy charity. There's also a day care next door that comes in occasionally to do craft projects.
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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