3850 SCENIC RIDGE, TRAVERSE CITY, MI  |  231-995-9385

The Village at Bay Ridge


The Village at Bay Ridge is Traverse City’s premier independent senior living community. That means we do our utmost to ensure that our residents have not only the best accommodations, but also the best community features in the area. We believe that an independent senior living community should be more than just a place to live in your retirement, but a true community that you can call home. Keep reading for a list of apartment amenities and community features that make the Village at Bay Ridge feel like home!


The Village at Bay Ridge offers both one and two-bedroom apartments, as well as spacious independent cottages with adjoining garages. Each of our living spaces features the following amenities:


  • Available barrier-free units
  • Cable television with expanded basic service
  • Pre-wired for broadband internet access
  • Emergency call systems located in bathroom and larger living area
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning and gas forced-air heat
  • Water, sewer, and trash removal
  • Neutral color scheme that can be decorated to fit any taste
  • Private balcony or patio, with units available overlooking the beautiful Grand Traverse Bay and downtown Traverse City
  • Window treatments
  • Wall-to-wall carpeting in living room and bedroom
  • Vinyl flooring in kitchen and bath
  • Bathroom with step-in shower or tub
  • Fully equipped kitchen with full-sized, frost-free refrigerator, garbage disposal, and electric range


As we mentioned before, it’s of the utmost importance to us that all of the Village at Bay Ridge residents feel at home in our community. We offer the following community features, available  to each of our residents at no additional charge:


  • Mini-theatre for movie and television viewing
  • Card and game room with billiards table
  • Spacious library with grand piano and fireplace
  • Well-equipped fitness center
  • Computer room with unlimited internet access
  • Central air-conditioning
  • Outdoor patio with tables, chairs, and umbrellas—the perfect spot to take your coffee or tea on a warm summer morning
  • Beautifully landscaped grounds ideal for an afternoon walk
  • Outstanding location in Traverse City: close to downtown boutiques and shops, malls, department stores, restaurants, parks, and other community amenities
  • Just minutes away from the new Traverse City YMCA and all the amenities offered there
  • Covered entrance portico with 24-hour entry intercom system
  • Grand foyer
  • Private dining room for special events and occasions
  • Elegant central dining room
  • Mail station with private interior mailboxes
  • Conveniently located elevators
  • Resident convenience store for purchase of minor necessities
  • Coin-free laundry rooms located on each floor
  • Trash disposal room on each floor
  • 24-hour emergency maintenance service
  • On-site management
  • Barrier-free accessibility
  • Individual storage areas (additional fee)
  • Carports and garages (additional fee)
  • Guest suite for overnight visitors (additional fee)

Pet Policy

Your furry friend is more than welcome at the Village at Bay Ridge, so long as you’re able to care for him or her without staff assistance. For security reasons, we do have certain restrictions on the size and type of cat or dog. When you move into the Village at Bay Ridge with your pet, we will require an extra pet deposit, as well as copies of current vaccination records and spay/neuter certificate.

Apartment & Building Floor Plans

Click the links below to view The Village at Bay Ridge’s building layout and sample apartment styles.