This morning we toured another ACTS community, Plantation Estates in Matthews, just outside of Charlotte, NC. It was built in 1988 by ACTS.
|Plantation Estates entrance sign|
|Plantation Estates is a gated retirement community|
|Main building of Plantation Estates|
|Independent Living apartments|
|The Atrium with a "water wall"|
|Three jigsaw puzzle tables were set up in the Atrium|
|Plantation Estates is unique in that it has a small bank office,|
open three days per week from 9:00 am -1:00 pm
|The dining room is divided into three sections,|
and this one is where they will open that bottle of wine you bring
|The mailroom and a place for signing up for activities and trips,|
transportation, and maintenance, and for placing suggestions
for the resident council and the culinary department
|Small but very full library|
|The lap swimming pool|
Residents take advantage of all that Charlotte (12 miles to downtown) has to offer. A major hospital is two miles away, and the Central Piedmont Community College is 2.5 miles.
The closest major airport is Charlotte Douglas International/CLT, 26 miles away.