Follow Your Heart to the Heart of South Charlotte

Those who have already discovered the senior living community of Brightmore of South Charlotte describe it as a vibrant community that embraces carefree living without the burden of homeownership or maintenance.

Located adjacent to the prestigious Ballantyne area of south Charlotte , our community combines a variety of lifestyle options for Independent Living, Assisted Living, Rehab and Skilled care, complemented with an array of services and amenities.

Leveraging developer Liberty Healthcare’s more than 125 years of experience in providing quality care and premium services to senior adults,  Brightmore of South Charlotte provides the finest choice in luxury retirement living.

When you arrive at Brightmore of South Charlotte, you’ll immediately see — and feel — the difference. Outside, you’ll find artisan stone and brick exteriors that showcase the architectural style of Ballantyne. Inside, luxury finishes impart tasteful elegance while incorporating your own personal design touches.

From fully equipped kitchens to private outdoor spaces and large walk-in closets, we’ve thought of everything including weekly maid and flat linen service. You’ll be able to spend your time enjoying Brightmore of South Charlotte’s active lifestyle, such as enjoying a wine tasting at the pub, a water aerobics class in the Wellness Center, or a boisterous game of Bridge with friends.

But perhaps the most appealing advantages lie in our location. Here, you’re close to Charlotte’s finest restaurants, shopping, cultural venues, professional sports, and outstanding recreation.

Benefits for You and Your Budget

Unlike many retirement living communities, Brightmore of South Charlotte requires no obligation to purchase property, so you can avoid the risk of real estate market fluctuations. You will pay one monthly fee that includes rent, utilities, exceptional meals, maid service and maintenance, personal wellness and life enrichment opportunities. It’s all part of our commitment to a worry-free retirement for residents and their families.

Your monthly rental fee includes:

  • Flexible meal plans
  • Cable, water/sewer, electricity included
  • Scheduled outings
  • Scheduled transportation
  • Maintenance and repairs
  • Weekly maid service including flat linens
  • Life enhancement classes and activities
  • Extra storage space
  • Aquatic and fitness center
  • Personal wellness plan and coach available

About Liberty Healthcare

While Brightmore of South Charlotte is new, our parent Liberty Healthcare is an experienced family-owned company that has been helping people manage their healthcare and residential needs for more than 125 years. Our principal owners Sandy and Ronnie McNeill are proud to call North Carolina home, and are the fourth generation of McNeills immersed in the healthcare industry. The company founders, who opened their first pharmacy in 1875, established Liberty’s core values of quality, honesty, and integrity that guide us to this day.

It is our philosophy to offer the communities we serve full services for every chapter in retirement, close to home and family. With nearly 20 facilities across the Carolinas and Virginia, we offer inpatient rehabilitation services, long-term care and outpatient services, as well as branches in home and hospice care, pharmacy, and medical equipment to meet the needs of the citizens we’re proud to serve.

Visit us:

Brightmore of South Charlotte Information Office
10225 Old Ardrey Kell Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28277


Monday to Friday: 9 AM to 5 PM
Saturday and Sunday: By appointment only
CLICK HERE to schedule an appointment

Phone: 855.833.8511

For more information on The Pavilion Health Center and short term rehabilitation services, contact 980.245.8500.

Tracey Sloop – Director

Tracey is the Director for Brightmore of South Charlotte. She brings to Brightmore 20 years of varied experience in retirement living operations. A proven manager and focus on customer services are traits she has displayed throughout her career. “I found it very evident that working in independent retirement living setting is where I am supposed to be. Working with the individuals in the retirement community is very life fulfilling and it is my desire that I make a positive difference in their lives. I look forward to welcoming each person to Brightmore as their new home.”

Brigitte Rinaldi – Marketing Director, Brightmore of South Charlotte

Brigitte is the Sales and Marketing Director for Brightmore of South Charlotte. “I have spent the past 17 helping seniors make decisions to secure and enhance their futures. It is definitely my calling. I love having the opportunity to sit with these folks, learn about their life experiences and help them through the process of making one of the biggest decisions in life. Even better, is seeing them enjoy their lives after the move. Without the burden of home ownership, they are free to truly explore the things that interest them most. It is so fulfilling to be a part of this process and often results in lifelong friendships, not only with the seniors but with their families as well.”

Julie Varnadore – Administrator and Director of Resident Care Services at The Terrace

I believe it is my calling in life to be a nurse. Working with the retired and geriatric communities is my passion. I chose this group to work with above all other because I get to learn lessons of love, understanding, and great strength. My residents give to me much more than I could ever give to them. I get to play a small part in their amazing lives and that for me is such an honor. I love hearing their stories and sharing in the paths they have taken. I am forever humbled to be able to help make a small difference in their lives. I am looking forward to helping our residents enjoy their time here with us at The Terrace.

Melanie Periard – Move-In Coordinator, Brightmore of South Charlotte

Melanie serves as the Move-In Coordinator for Brightmore of South Charlotte. She has a strong background in the daily operations of senior care communities ranging from administrative functions as well as being the initial point of contact for residents and families. In her role with Brightmore she is responsible to schedule and arrange all new resident move-ins. Her organizational skills and eye for detail will enable the provision of an exceptional customer service experience. “It is my goal to make each person’s move to Brightmore as seamless as possible and I look forward to welcoming each resident to their new home.”

Anna Willis – Life Enrichment Director/Activities Director

Anna joined our team in November 2014 as our Life Enrichment Director. She ensures our residents are engaged within the community as well as the greater Charlotte area through programming such as, events at the center for performing arts, educational opportunities, and themed socials! Anna is a graduate of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro where she earned a degree in Human Development and Family Studies. Anna is a great fit for her role at Brightmore because she lives by the motto "You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream." –C.S. Lewis.

Evin Whittle – Wellness Director

Evin is the Wellness Director here at Brightmore of South Charlotte. In this position, he designs and leads classes that help improve our residentís balance, fitness and overall health. He helps in designing personal health and fitness plans for our residents. He also assists in the transition of our residents from physical therapy back to their independent lifestyle. Evin graduated with a degree in Exercise Science from Winthrop University, where he developed his passion for working with the senior population.

Tim Storey – Maintenance Director

Started working in the multi-family housing industry in 2005. Tim is Universal HVAC EPA certified and CPO certified. He graduated from Clover High School in 1991. He enjoys his position at Brightmore of South Charlotte because of the residents and the staff are amazing.