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The Arbor at Bridgemill IL cottages

Same Luxury Amenities, More Space

Nestled on our beautiful campus, our independent living cottages offer a bit more space and privacy but without sacrificing any of the amenities The Arbor is known for. Independent cottages feature more bedrooms, as well as beautiful kitchens, and an open concept floor plan that makes entertaining easy. You’ll love your spacious cottage, and you’ll still feel like you are a part of The Arbor family. 

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Social Opportunities at Every Turn

Aging research agrees: Connected adults are healthy adults. When you live at The Arbor’s  cottages, you will enjoy opportunities to foster new friendships and maintain social connections every day. Don’t let your freestanding home let you think you are removed from the social opportunities happening all over our beautiful campus! You are just steps away from any number of clubs or groups to join based on your current interests. You’ll love finding something in common with your new neighbors and becoming a part of The Arbor’s extended family.

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Easy Access to Wellness Opportunities

When you choose to live in The Arbor’s cottages, you are giving yourself the freedom of your own spacious home while still having access to the wellness services offered throughout campus. You can stay as healthy as possible by taking advantage of our on-site pool and outdoor spaces as well as our wellness center. But physical health isn’t just rooted in movement, you need good food to fuel your body. Our exquisite dining room is open to you as well, and our chefs will prepare nutritious and delicious meals you’ll love.

A Retirement Lifestyle Designed Just for You

The beauty of living in The Arbor’s cottages is living in a spacious house without needing to keep up with the headache of most homeowner chores. Say goodbye to the hassle of regular household tasks and say hello to more free time to enjoy the lifestyle you’ve only dreamed of. Let our staff take care of your regular housekeeping chores and maintenance so that you can focus on learning new things, meeting new people, and trying new activities. From trips and events with friends to readily available local transportation services, The Arbor lifestyle is second to none. 

Engaged Lifestyle at The Arbor at BridgeMill

We’re doing away with the stereotypical notions of retirement. At The Arbor at BridgeMill, we strive for more. We go above and beyond to offer the best quality of life for every resident.

Our Engaged Lifestyle calendars give you the opportunity to be exactly as busy as you want to be with activities and events in the following areas:

  • Art icon The Arbor at Bridgemill Art and Eduction Stimulate your mind by learning another language, painting a portrait, or exploring a new craft or skill.
  • people icon The Arbor at Bridgemill Deep Connections Feel connected to a lively community. We ask the right questions and take the time to listen. It’s why residents accomplish amazing things here— things they never thought possible on their own.
  • PurposefulLivng icon The Arbor at Bridgemill Health and Wellness Our exercise programs are designed especially for seniors to improve mobility, maintain fitness, and even challenge the brain — all in a fun format.
  • Health Purposeful Living At The Arbor, residents are meaningfully engaged throughout the day. An important part of that includes opportunities to volunteer and give back to others while remaining actively involved in the community.
  • Recreation icon The Arbor at Bridgemill Recreation and Leisure We go out of our way to fulfill each resident’s wish list. From live music to barbecues to karaoke nights, if you can dream it, chances are that we’ll try it. And we love helping with family get-togethers.
  • Spiritual icon The Arbor at Bridgemill Spiritual Journey For many, the health of one’s soul is as meaningful as the health of one’s body. And so we offer ample opportunities for structured religious activities and individual reflection.
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Delicious Meals in a Beautiful, Social Setting

Life happens around the table here at The Arbor. When you live in the cottages on campus, you can choose to host a gathering in your house or to join your friends or family for a delicious meal prepared by our team of chefs. You can also grab a coffee with a neighbor before heading to your book club meeting. Opportunities to connect over good mealtime conversation are limitless here, and you always have a choice.

Independent living apartment and cottages residents enjoy two meals per day in our dining room: breakfast and either lunch or dinner. Invited friends or guests can also join you for meals (including our favorite, Sunday Brunch) by simply speaking to a staff member ahead of time.

There’s Always Something to Do, and Someone to Enjoy It With

You’ll always have your choice of what to do here at The Arbor at BridgeMill. Whether you’re strolling through our professionally landscaped gardens, enjoying a glass of wine on the outdoor veranda, hosting a few friends in your living room, or exploring everything that Canton has to offer, you’ll love knowing that you can always find something to do, and a friend to enjoy it with.

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Enjoying Canton Life

One of the best parts of living at The Arbor at BridgeMill is being located right in the heart of the Atlanta suburbs. Our diverse neighborhood features shopping and dining experiences you’ll love. You can also explore the area and entertain guests by taking advantage of some of the best attractions, like any of our beautifully maintained parks, trail systems, or golf courses, on your own or as part of one of our excursions.

Independent Living Cottages Floor Plans

Our floor plans are designed to meet your unique needs and to provide comfort, luxury, and convenience. These are more than just apartments—they are spaces to call home!

The Canton

2 Bed, 2 Bath with Garage

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The Etowah

2 Bed, 2 Bath with Garage

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