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Independent Apartments at The Inn

group social

Residents enjoying a wine social on the patio.


The Independent Apartments at Birch Bay Retirement Village are comfortable and private by design offering several styles to choose from.  The apartment sizes range from a cozy one bedroom to more spacious residences all with amenities galore.  Birch Bay’s elegant dining room with its stunning view of the ocean is a great place to relax and enjoy a full menu of daily and weekly  specials prepared by some of the Island’s best Chefs. 

In order to help make your retirement more relaxing we provide a hair salon on-site, mail & newspaper delivery, weekly housekeeping and year round buildings & grounds maintenance.

Life at the Inn includes a variety of cultural, social, and educational events hosted by staff and volunteers.  The enriched activities program with scheduled transportation to performances, social events, local theaters, and the Bangor Symphony as well as field trips to the park and local galleries are available to Inn residents.   



Inn entrance

Front of the Inn at Birch Bay Retirement Village



Apartment Floor Plans

Apartment A: 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath

Apartment B: 2 Bedroom, 1 and 1/2 Bath

Apartment C: 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath

Apartment D: 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Den





The Birch Bay Library


library fireplace



Personal Care Service Program

Birch Bay Retirement Village is licensed to provide limited assisted living and personal care services to residents in our independent living apartments. This means residents can continue to live on their own, even after they find they need some extra care and support but are not quite in need of our around-the-clock residential care living options.

These services include:

RN Services, Case Management, Medication Management & Administration, Foot Care, CNA/PSS Services, Personal Care Assitance, Meal Preparation & Delivery, & much more


Dining in the Bay Vista Room

Birch Bay Retirement Village Independent Apartment residents can dine in the Bay Vista Room 6 nights a week and enjoy brunch on Sundays. In our restaurant style dining atmosphere, most offerings are scratch made with the freshest ingredients. If you are in the mood for lighter fare, a pub menu is offered daily.


The Bay Vista Room

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The Birch Bay Pub



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