INDEPENDENT LIVING AT ORCHARDS
Orchards of Minnetonka Senior Living is for vibrant seniors who want to maintain their independence, but want the peace of mind of living in a senior community. Each apartment home at Orchards of Minnetonka is designed for the way you live today. Luxury senior apartments are ideal for independent senior living and feature walk-in closets, granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. Many apartment homes offer balconies and gorgeous views surrounded by beautiful scenery, walking paths, and a lovely pond.
Orchards of Minnetonka Senior Living offers studio, one and two bedroom apartment homes. There are a variety of floor plans including apartments with dens. Each apartment comes with full kitchens, washers and dryers, and additional amenities. Residents can participate in our flexible meal plan or enjoy cooking in their apartment. Residents get all the benefits of living in a private apartment home with the security of knowing there is a community of professionals right on the property.
Independent Living Amenities and Features
- Dining room and outdoor patio featuring chef-prepared meals
- Community room featuring a porch for parties and events
- Expansive green spaces and walking path around community and pond
- Fitness center and wellness programs
- Hair salon and spa
- Guest suite
- Outdoor patio with fireplace and grilling station
- Putting green
- Raised garden beds
- Clubroom for Happy Hour and socializing
- Activity/arts and crafts studio
DAILY LIVING FEATURES
- Covered entrance for residents and guests
- Community room and lounges
- Balconies on many apartments
- Extra storage
- Walk-in closets
- Heated, underground parking
- Stainless steel appliances
- Granite countertops
- Washers and dryers in most units
- Energy efficient design with individual climate control
- Community Bus
- Location convenient to shopping and local entertainment
- High-Speed Internet
Common Independent Living Questions
Is a retirement community right for me?
An independent retirement community is perfect for those who want to live on their own while enjoying the companionship, amenities, and activities that the community provides. Our local Minnetonka retirement community offers apartments, condominiums, or cooperative buildings designed for adults age 55 and older. If you need a little extra help, we provide additional services such as housekeeping, personal care, or wellness.
Who is a good fit for an Independent Living Community?
Our independent adult living is perfect for active, fun seniors seeking to live in a safe and beautiful community where friends and assistance are just around the corner.
Who is not a good fit for Independent Living?
For those who require added services, such as medication management, meal preparation, care help, etc., Orchards of Minnetonka offers other senior living options that are equipped with the resources to accommodate your lifestyle, such as Independence Plus programming or Assisted Living.
Is a +55 community different from independent living?
No, 55 plus communities and Independent Living Communities are the same thing.
What’s the difference between Independent Living and Assisted Living?
While both Independent Living and Assisted Living cater to seniors, Independent Living does not include added services while Assisted Living offers individual care services.
What are some services and amenities provided in an Independent Living Community?
Orchards of Minnetonka’s mission is to help residents make the most of each day, that is why we provide a wide variety of amenities and services. Below is a list of some of the fun activities and enjoyable amenities we offer. For more information, please visit our amenities and services page.
- Movie and game room
- Community rooms and lounges
- Pub/club room
- Patios and walking paths
- Putting greens
Our environment at Orchards of Minnetonka allows seniors to socialize with others, spend time outside, attend wellness and spiritual programs, and much more!
Are there housekeeping services available?
Yes! For Independent Living residents, you can purchase added services based on your preferences, including housekeeping services. Residents living in Assisted Living receive housekeeping as a part of their services.
What are some social and entertainment opportunities?
Orchards of Minnetonka strives to provide a range of entertainment and activities to meet the interests of our residents. For example, we regularly offer:
- Concerts, entertainers, and speakers
- Outdoor visits on the patios
- Games, contests, and crafts
Learn more about the events and activities we offer.
Independent Living Research
Senior Living 2019 Pricing
We offer apartment floor plans in a variety of styles and sizes, many amenities and a maintenance- free lifestyle.
482 square feet
619-863 square feet
$2,425 – 2,850
One Bedroom + Den
740 - 909 square feet
$2,800 – 3,275
951-1,108 square feet
$3,200 – 3,950
Two Bedroom + Den
1,339 square feet
Second person occupancy charge: $185/month