Independent Living in Charlton, Worcester County, MA
Independent living at The Overlook is all about enjoying your retirement, your way. We provide the breathtaking New England backdrop and a welcoming, active community. You choose the retirement lifestyle that’s right for you. Located just an hour outside of Boston on 450 acres of untouched New England countryside in Worcester County, MA, The Overlook is the perfect choice for city lovers and nature lovers alike.
Experience the best of independent living in Worcester without the worry of maintaining a home. The Overlook in Charlton, MA, offers residents an unparalleled array of services, including home maintenance, around-the-clock security, on-site health care, housecleaning and yard upkeep.
Free from home maintenance, you’ll be able to spend your time doing more of what you love. Enjoy performances, lectures and other enrichment opportunities in our Performing Arts Center. Volunteer with other residents who share your passion to serve. Stay active, engaged and independent by taking advantage of the many physical, social and intellectual opportunities across campus. With our wide range of on-site clubs and programs, exquisite dining options, local activities and direct access to trails and other outdoor amenities, the hardest part of your day will be simply deciding what to do next.
Enjoy cottage living with a variety of floor plans.
Our two-bedroom cottages, all with garages, offer you a gracious way of life with as much as 1,500 square feet of living space. There’s plenty of room for entertaining, continuing your hobbies or simply relaxing. You can get an idea of our cottage layouts with the floor plans shown below.
For a personal cottage tour, just contact us and we’ll be happy to show you around.
Senior Apartments in Charlton, MA
Apartment living at The Overlook is all about choice. And with over 200 apartments and 15 different floor plans, you’re sure to find one that fits you perfectly. Apartments are one and two bedroom, some with den or study, and include a living room, dining area, kitchen with full-appliances, laundry area and balcony.
And they offer design details that allow for gracious, relaxed living. Have a look at the various floor plans below. And then ask us for a tour. These truly need to be seen to be appreciated, and we’d love to show you around.
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Ted Theodores has been a resident of The Overlook for several years now, and he is one of the most valued members of our community. Ted originally semi-retired in 1998 after working as an executive for a large corporation. From there, Ted bought a large home on the...
Massachusetts Retirement Community
Our retirement community is located in Worcester county. A short drive from Boston, Hartford and Providence.