Experience The Best Retirement Living Has To Offer.

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Live. Play. Thrive.

Luxury living for active seniors.

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A legacy of luxury. A reputation for premium service. For 30 years, Charter House has been the lifestyle community of choice for discerning seniors. Owned and operated by Mayo Clinic, Charter House offers its residents an unwavering commitment to superior service and comprehensive care, from our robust suite of amenities to our exclusive access to Mayo’s world-renowned medical facilities. For those who wish to age healthfully and gracefully while maintaining their active, independent lifestyle, there is nowhere like Charter House.

Modern apartments. Unparalleled amenities.

A distinctively different senior community.

The Charter House experience is centered around your total wellness and fulfillment. Immerse yourself in an atmosphere of refinement, health, and leisure in a setting carefully curated to meet your needs.
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Charter House is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Rochester, a city as dynamic as Minnesota’s sublime seasons. Enjoy a direct, indoor skyway connection to Mayo Clinic.

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Vibrant and varied, our gourmet menus in our dining rooms and carry-out locations are fresh, flexible, and diverse. Dine among stunning downtown views in the Skyview dining room on our 22nd floor.

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With more than 300 activities and events offered monthly, you have the freedom to explore new interests, indulge in favorite hobbies, stay active, and share in a community with like-minded seniors.

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With Mayo Clinic just a skyway away, you’ll have unmatched access to medical care from leading experts. Our Healthy Aging programming focuses on whole-person wellness activities that enrich the body, mind, and soul.

A floor plan is only the beginning.

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Live well with us.

Our priority is to present residents with the pinnacle of independent living. Your Charter House experience begins with one of over a dozen unique floor plans, all of which may be further customized to your exacting tastes, personality and lifestyle needs.

Experience the lifestyle

Your best life is waiting.

Whether you’re entertaining neighbors in your customized premium apartment, enjoying a scenic trail walk, or taking time for yourself at our tranquil spa, you’ll find the Charter House lifestyle is defined by our well-appointed accommodations and unparalleled amenities. You don’t have to be a former Mayo Clinic employee or patient to become a resident—Charter House is open to all seniors with an appreciation for health, wellness, and socialization in a comfortable setting.

Experience the best that senior retirement living has to offer.

Experience Charter House. 

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