Lake Shore Commons


1402 Hospital Plaza Dr , Wilmington, NC 28401

(855) 840-7257

Reviews of Lake Shore Commons

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I Am A Friend Or Relative Of A Current/Past Resident

My mother was at Lake Shore Commons. It was OK, but they only had one elevator for 160 elderly people with their walkers and wheelchairs trying to get on one little elevator all at the same time. It gets pretty backed up. The people there were very nice, very accommodating, and very kind, but if you need any level of care above independent, it is not the place for you. Even though they say that you can get assistance in your apartment, it's not as easy as it sounds. It's also very expensive. They promote themselves as being a less expensive option, but in reality, they are not because you pay your rent and then you have to pay for assistance on top of it; it ends up being more money than being in an assisted living facility. They had a full calendar every day of different activities, like outings, bingo, cards, music, and a beauty shop.

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Lake Shore Commons is a wonderful and great facility. The apartments are wonderful, the staff is excellent, and the dining room was excellent, like a 5-star restaurant. They have a different menu every day, and the residents get to pick from three different main course choices. It was our first choice. They have an excellent program for the residents. They have a coffee bar and a snack bar open 24 hours. It was a very positive experience.

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I Am A Friend Or Relative Of A Current/Past Resident

My mother is a resident of Lake Shore Commons. They are fantastic. The community is ideal and incredibly positive, very supportive, and incredibly hospitable. There's a lot of people that genuinely seem to care. Almost everyone's been there for ten years plus and it shows because they enjoy their work. It's a great community, good people, great food, great environment. The apartments are fantastic. Everything about it is pretty ideal. They have tons of activities. There's a calendar of activities everywhere. The activities director makes announcements all the time and they do a good job of herding people into doing things. The food is fantastic, it's clean, and it's professional. The dining room is aesthetically pleasing. It's efficient and effective in the way that it's laid out. I didn't participate in any activities, but I'm enjoying the list and people seemed to flock to them. I just have a lot of gratitude for them. I couldn't have found a better fit for my mom.

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Costs for Lake Shore Commons

Independent Living Starting Cost per Month:

$ 1,899

Medicaid/Medicare Not Accepted

Amenities at Lake Shore Commons

Property Info

Emergency Services: Less than 1 Mile

Shopping: Less than 1 Mile

Recreation: Less than 1 Mile

Minimum Age: 55

Studio Apartments

1-Bedroom Units

Cottage-Style Homes

Air Conditioning/Climate Control


Emergency Call System

24-Hour Staffing

Parking Provided

Fitness Room/Gym

Beauty/Barber Shop

TV and Media Room with Nintendo Wii®

Billiards Lounge and Game Room



Full-Time Activity Director

Religious Activities and Services

Educational Activities

Bingo, Wii Bowling and Group Games

Fitness Programs and Walking Groups


Outside Patio/Gardens

Cable/Satellite TV

Pet Policy: Pets allowed

Private Dining Room

Restaurant-style Dining


Transportation to Appointments

Other Transportation Provided


Holiday Travel Program

Seniors Serving Seniors Program

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Description of Lake Shore Commons


Located in a serene, peaceful area of Wilmington close to the city center, you will love our beautiful home in the very heart of this inviting town. We are just moments away from a host of shopping, healthcare, dining and many local points of interest. Visit attractions like the Wilmington Railroad Museum, the Confederate Memorial, Arlie Gardens and the Bellamy Mansion. Discover the delights of the beautiful 19th-century opera house, Thalian Hall or enjoy a scenic river tour on the Cape Fear River.

Lake Shore Commons is proud to be a Holiday Retirement community. Since 1971, Holiday Retirement has been creating superb residential communities where seniors feel a sense of home and belonging. This is what we like to call “The Holiday Touch.”

Featured Amenities

Residents choosing to make Lake Shore Commons their home can look forward to an enjoyable and independent retirement. We actively encourage seniors’ involvement in our carefully planned calendar of activities and events. You could be enjoying a gentle exercise class, participating in bean bag baseball or our popular Wii bowling tournaments. Catch up with your favorite shows, or simply relax in our beautifully landscaped grounds with a book chosen from our extensive library of literature.

You will definitely work up an appetite so the fine cuisine served three times daily in our sumptuous dining room will truly be appreciated. Our professional chefs use only the freshest and most nutritious ingredients to bring you an exciting and well-balanced menu.

Available Services

All-inclusive service awaits you at our popular retirement community. Everything from weekly housekeeping and linen changing to free parking and a courtesy shuttle bus is covered by a single monthly fee. There are no unexpected surprises, so you will have more to spend on enjoying the very best that senior living in Wilmington has to offer.

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.

Lake Shore Commons presents an attractive option for independent senior living in the heart of North Carolina.