When it comes to amenities, Grace Ridge’s resident favorites begin with our large, comfortable lobby – an inviting gathering spot with a 24-hour coffee bar. Stop by our reading room for the latest local, regional and national news or our own Mountain Views newsletter, written by residents! You’ll also find opportunities to catch up with friends and share passions at our puzzle table or piano alcove. Here are some of the amenities and features that help residents stay in a Good Mood each day:


  • Lobby and gathering area with 24/7 coffee bar
  • Beauty salon and barbershop
  • Scheduled transportation
  • Laundry facilities
  • Housekeeping services
  • Lawn and home maintenance services
  • Postal services
  • 200-seat auditorium
  • Chapel with weekly, non-denominational services

Health & Fitness

  • In-house massage therapist
  • Exercise spaces and fitness equipment
  • Membership at Phifer Wellness Center, a 26,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art fitness center with heated indoor swimming pool, yoga, racquet ball courts, personal trainers and cardio-fitness
  • Membership at Mimosa Hills Golf & Country Club with full access to golf, tennis, swimming and dining
  • Annual health screenings and nutritional counseling
  • Wellness seminars and access to Carolinas HealthCare System experts


  • Newly renovated dining room
  • Private dining room for special occasions
  • Bistro and beverage lounge – Coming soon!
  • Take-out and delivery dining options
  • Onsite registered dietician


  • 24/7 emergency call and response system
  • Video monitoring of entrances and hallways
  • Onsite security guard
  • Licensed nurse onsite 24/7

Games & Entertainment

  • Rooftop solarium and lounge with magnificent mountain views
  • Snoezelen room with multi-sensory environment to soothe or stimulate
  • Movie theatre
  • 24-hour library with paperback, hardbacks, audio recordings and DVDs
  • Card rooms for bridge clubs and impromptu games
  • Wood-working area
  • Sewing room
  • Game and billiards room
  • Television room
  • Multipurpose room for arts and crafts
  • Wi-Fi Internet access in common areas
  • In-residence cable and Wi-Fi access

Activities & Interests

  • Planned cultural, educational and social events
  • Mystery Trips to exciting destinations
  • Year-round day and overnight trips
  • Productions and events in the Ervin Community Room, a 200-person capacity auditorium
  • Access to Catawba River Greenway for walks, runs or hikes
  • Volunteer opportunities such as Grace Ridge Toymakers
  • Numerous clubs and interest groups, including:
    • Garden Club
    • Hiking Club
    • Sewing Club
    • Travel Club
    • Walking Club
    • Book Club
    • Ukulele Club (NEW!)

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