Applewood was built for an independent lifestyle surrounded by natural beauty. Here everything you enjoy—like theaters, shopping, restaurants, and galleries are all within reach—where interested and interesting people take part in programs that stimulate the mind and encourage well-being.
Located in the heart of the Five Colleges, you’ll love the freedom of living in one of our spacious apartment homes with wonderful views, outdoor spaces, and all of the amenities of home—except for the upkeep. Choose from a maintenance-free studio, or one or two-bedroom apartments, fully customizable so you can make it suit your individual taste and style.
Residents spend their time in the library, art studio, and garden room. Thinking about learning how to meditate? Join a weekly meditation class. Get your hands dirty in the best possible way by participating in our composting program and gardening opportunities.
We take care of everything else so you can hit the trail—literally! Stroll or roll along the lush, landscaped areas with groomed paths and trails—some connecting to walking trails that go throughout South Amherst. And you’ll want to be sure to explore the Arboretum and 6 acres of conservation land that border the property.
Some of our residents arrive as established artists. Others discover their hidden talent once they have come to live here. Wherever and whenever your inspiration arises, you’ll find opportunities to explore and share your inner Picasso.
You know those details of everyday living that you’d like to forget about? Well go ahead and forget about them. We take care of everything: