Life at Bartlett

A different kind of senior living community.

Our dedicated management and staff are here because we care deeply about providing a nurturing independent senior living in Durham where seniors thrive and enjoy life. Our residents care about the details—and we care, too. That’s what makes us “the happiest”of all the 55-plus communities around Durham.


Bartlett Reserve employs a service philosophy rooted in the hospitality
industry. 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. 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.


Freedom. Choice. Quality. Everything you’ve been looking for in in independent senior homes in Durham is right here—ideally situated among eleven quiet acres in the heart of Central North Carolina’s Triangle area.

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
  •  On-site physical, occupational, and speech therapy
  • Home health and private companion cervices
  • Pet friendly

Our Community Features

  • Full kitchens with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops
  • Washer/dryer connections where available
  • Walk-in closets
  • Heated floors in select apartments
  • All-day dining, 7am-7pm
  • Heated outdoor pool
  • Full-service salon
  • Community garden
  • Beautiful courtyard with gas fireplace
  • Putting green
  • Bistro with flat screen
  • Grand Theatre
  • Library
  • Arts center
  • 24-hour emergency response
  • Coffee and juice bar
  • Video monitoring security system
  • On-site fitness facilities and personal trainers available