LaurelHurst & LaurelWoods – Senior living in Columbus, North Carolina

Set in the foothills of the Blue Ridge mountains, our retirement community offers luxurious senior apartments and a lodge-like experience on one-acre of sweeping views.

We offer the following living senior living options:

  • Independent living
  • Assisted living
  • Memory care
  • Temporary stay
Entrance to senior living community in Columbus, North Carolina with Blue Ridge Mountains in background.

About the Community


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Get acquainted with our senior living community

From convenient amenities to world-class services, we have thought of everything.

Fun & friends

Our social, educational and recreational programs are designed to challenge and stimulate seniors. Participate in Rotary Club events, weekly music club, movie nights and monthly fireside book reviews. Stay active with exercise classes, leisurely stroll around our manicured grounds or relax in our rocking chairs on our many porches. No matter your interests, we’ve got you covered!

Safety & convenience

To keep life easy for you, we have daily newspaper delivery, transportation to appointments, housekeeping and laundry services, an on-site beauty salon/barber and store, 24-7 staffing and an emergency response system.

Wide entryways make it easy for residents who use wheelchairs or motorized scooters to get around and socialize.

LaurelHurst and LaurelWoods living options

Find the right type of senior living community in Columbus, NC.

Independent living

Enjoy a private apartment and active social life with freedom from chores like housekeeping, laundry and home maintenance.

Assisted living

Maintain your independence while enjoying access to 24-hour support services like help with bathing, dressing, meal preparation and more.

Memory care

Experience a safe environment for seniors with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia supported by a specially trained staff.

Temporary stay

Move in for a short-term stay when you need additional support or try out our community before committing to a lease.

One-bedroom apartment floorplan with living room, bathroom, kitchen and sunroom at a senior living community in Columbus, North Carolina.

Apartments designed with seniors in mind

Our apartment homes offer residents quality finishes, thoughtful layouts and built-in safety features. Experience comfort and peace of mind in your LaurelHurst and LaurelWoods home.

With a variety of floor plans, we have something for everyone.

I like everyone here. The workers are so nice to me. I have made friends with all of the residents. I like to play bingo! Eleanor V.

Resident life at LaurelHurst and LaurelWoods

See what modern senior living looks like.

Senior woman and male caregiver discussing knitting techniques at a table

Education & recreation

From our walking club and bingo games to craft and cooking projects to our wine and cheese mingles, we provide meaningful ways for you to develop new skills and interests and expand your social circles.

Senior man and woman laughing while making cookies.

Fun with food

Food connects us, brings us joy and can be a creative outlet. You don’t have to be a professional chef to get in on the action! Our staff and residents hold bake-offs, organize recipe exchanges and work together on fun cooking projects.

Caregiver leading seniors in a chair yoga stretching exercise.

On-site amenities

Visit our well-stocked library with various genres to choose from, spend an afternoon in our sunroom or participate in our daily exercise classes. There is always something new to try!

North Carolina Blue Ridge Parkway Spring Flowers Scenic Landscape south of Asheville, NC in the southern Appalachian Mountains

In the Columbus area

LaurelHurst and LaurelWoods sit on one campus in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Our communities offer easy access to Interstates 26 and 40.

We serve Polk County and are convenient for family members living nearby in Flat Rock, Hendersonville and Rutherfordton, NC.

Hospitals: St. Luke’s Hospital
Pharmacies: CVS, Foothills
Restaurants: Mountain View BBQ & Deli, Calvert’s Kitchen, The Brick Pizzeria, The Rural Seed
Shopping: Food Lion, Dollar General, Family Dollar
Local destinations: Shunkawauken Falls, Stearns Park, House of Flags

Caregiver with smiling eyes indoors wearing a medical mask.

Our COVID-19 response

The safety of our residents and team members is our highest priority. Company-wide, we are taking safety measures and following guidance from officials, while continuing to keep our residents happy and engaged.

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