Life at Bartlett

Happiest independent senior living in Durham!

Details matter when it comes to feeling at home. Like having lots of ways to have more fun, make more friends, stay in shape, work your brain, and just enjoy life more. Knowing someone’s always looking out for you. Relaxing in your spacious apartment with granite countertops, high-end flooring and finishes, abundant lighting, and safety features. When it comes to Bartlett Reserve independent senior living in Durham, you’ve made a choice that will put a smile on your face.


Bartlett Reserve employs a service philosophy rooted in the hospitality industry. We treat our residents like owners—not visitors! We lead our staff to deliver the very best in accommodations, personalized attention, and exceptional service for independent senior living in Durham—24 hours a day, seven days a week. And we do it at remarkably affordable monthly rates.

Hospitality services include:

  • Room service
  • Dry cleaning pick-up and delivery
  • Travel arrangements
  • Daily newspaper delivery
  • Reservations for our Lifestyle and Wellness programs
  • Miscellaneous business services
  • Scheduled transportation needs
  • Guest meal reservations and specialized catering
  • Arrangement of personal laundry service
  • Supportive-living consultation and scheduling
Happy Couple at Bartlett Reserve


At Bartlett Reserve, our amenity-rich community makes it easy for you to be as active as you like and feel part of a vibrant community. Enjoy an on-site guest lecture or seminar, jump in the pool for some fun water aerobics, take a yoga or balance class, use our state-of-the-art exercise equipment, or watch a current movie in our Grand Theatre. We also offer enriching trips and outings to plays, museums, shopping centers, and regional historical sites with transportation included at no extra charge.

We have everything in place for you at Bartlett Reserve independent senior living in Durham, so that you can continue living your best life now.


There are so many ways to engage at Bartlett Reserve, and with no daily worries of home upkeep or chores, you have more time to do whatever you please. Plus, you have the advantage of our community’s purpose-driven spaces for amenities—so there is always lots going on!

Our Apartment Features

  • Full kitchens with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops
  • Washer/dryer connections where available
  • Walk-in closets
  • Heated floors in select apartments
  • High-end finishes

Our Community Services

  • 24-hour concierge services
  • An engaging social calendar
  • All-day dining in our bistro and formal dining room
  • Weekly housekeeping
  • Free high-speed internet and premium cable television (including HBO)
  • Free local, long-distance, and international calling
  • Local transportation
  • Comprehensive wellness programs
  • Beauty salon
  • On-site physical, occupational, and speech therapy
  • Home health and private companion services
  • 24-hour emergency response
  • Pet-friendly

Our Community Features

  • Heated outdoor pool
  • On-site fitness center with weights, senior-friendly equipment, live classes and personal trainers available
  • Full-service salon
  • Community garden
  • Beautiful courtyard with gas fireplace
  • Putting green
  • Walking paths
  • Bistro with flat screen
  • Grand Theatre
  • Library
  • Arts center
  • Coffee and juice bar
  • Video monitoring security system