Emerald Pond

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205 Emerald Pond Ln , Durham, NC 27705

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    Emerald Pond is very expensive but beautiful. The rooms are small, and they allow people to smoke there. It smells everywhere and in the hallways, which is why I didn't like it. It's not a good environment, but it's very pretty and on a pond.

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    Emerald Pond had small cottages that you could live in independently with a dining room, a library, and a movie theater. I would be able to keep on working while living there. I liked it so much because of the nearness to my family and work.

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Description of Emerald Pond


Situated on a peaceful, 100-acre nature preserve that features ponds, walking trails and abundant wildlife, Emerald Pond is the home you're looking for in Durham. Our community was ranked the #1 Foodiest Small Town, the #2 Best Green City and the #3 Best City to Live and Retire in. Our local galleries, museums, auditoriums and theaters are some of the best in the state, and you'll enjoy our proximity to wonderful shopping and excellent healthcare. The Historic Duke Homestead and the site of the Civil War's end are both must-see local attractions for residents. Our dedicated and caring managers are on site 24 hours a day to make you feel like family, and you'll wish you'd joined us sooner.

Emerald Pond is owned and operated by Holiday Retirement, a company in the business of providing comfort, value and security to seniors. Since 1971, we have led the industry in independent senior living, with unrivaled service, compassion and care.

Featured Amenities

Residents of Emerald Pond select from a variety of floor plans and styles of our private studio, one- and two-bedroom apartment suites. Each spacious apartment includes a full-sized bathroom, kitchenette and emergency call system.

We offer a thoughtfully planned calendar of activities that will keep you entertained and engaged, both on site in our community, as well as group events around town.

Available Services

While staying at our community, each resident has the opportunity to participate in our exclusive travel program. Through this program, seniors can visit nearly any of our over 300 retirement communities for up to seven nights at no additional charge. During the visit, residents will enjoy all the same service and amenities they enjoy at home while having the chance to meet new friends and experience new places.

We understand that each individual is unique and that needs may change over time. Holiday does not provide any health care services. However, residents are welcome to receive services from any outside home health care provider of their choice to help them continue enjoying life at our community.

At Emerald Pond, we offer the amenities and environment for an engaging and rewarding lifestyle.

Costs for Emerald Pond

  • Independent Living Starting Cost per Month: $2,099

Amenities at Emerald Pond

Property Info

  • Emergency Services: Less than 3 Miles
  • Shopping: Less than 1 Mile
  • Recreation: Less than 1 Mile
  • Resident Capacity: 119
  • Private Units
  • Studio Apartments
  • 1-Bedroom Units
  • 2-Bedroom Units
  • Cottage-Style Homes
  • Air Conditioning/Climate Control
  • Kitchenette
  • Emergency Call System
  • 24-Hour Staffing
  • Parking Provided
  • Fitness Room/Gym
  • Chapel Services
  • TV & Media Room
  • Game Room
  • Billiards Lounge
  • Library


  • Full-Time Activity Director
  • Bean Bag Baseball
  • Trips & Outings
  • Exercise Classes
  • Bible Study


  • Outside Patio/Gardens
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Pet Policy: Pets allowed
  • Special Meals: Diabetic,Low-salt,Vegetarian
  • Private Dining Room Available
  • Restaurant-style Dining


  • Transportation to Appointments
  • Other Transportation Provided
  • Private Laundry
  • Housekeeping
  • Linen Service
  • Travel Program
  • Live-In Managers
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