Small-town charm abounds

Senior living in a college community is full of opportunities

The town of Davidson offers you a rich tapestry of the best retirement life when you make your home at The Pines. Near Charlotte, NC, Davidson is set along the eastern shore of Lake Norman, offering the outward-bound senior a world of activities in and around the water.

Davidson was founded in 1837 with the establishment of Davidson College, named for Brigadier General William Lee Davidson, a local Revolutionary War hero.

Today, Davidson College is consistently ranked as one of the nation’s top ten liberal arts colleges in the U.S. News & World Report survey—and its classes, arts, music, athletics and campus spirit are open to you.  

Davidson is the unofficial book club capital of North Carolina. There are more than 30 book clubs that meet at The Pines. No wonder James Michener took inspiration for Recessional from The Pines. Patricia Cornwell, a Davidson College alum, mentions The Pines in The Hornet’s Nest.

Davidson has a continually changing list of things to do. From summer concerts on the town green to the Saturday Farmers Market, it’s the very definition of “vibrant living.”

“The Pines has a cordial relationship with the college and the town. The town is a lively, friendly place to live. Example: on visits to The Pines to see me, my daughter and son-in-law fell in love with Davidson and chose it as their retirement home.”

A Resident of The Pines

Schedule a visit to The Pines at Davidson and make sure you include some time to explore this fascinating community.