The Residence


The Homestead offers private rooms for each resident, complete with half or full bathrooms.  Residents may furnish their rooms to their liking, or may use furnishings provided by The Homestead, to create a personalized space.

There is a night supervisor on duty to assist in handling any emergency that may arise during evening, weekend or holiday hours.  Also, each resident has an emergency button should they need to summon immediate assistance.

The Homestead provides laundry and housekeeping services, though each resident is expected to make their beds daily and maintain a neat space. For the comfort and ease of our residents, there is a stair chair available between the first and second floors of the building. Assistance with medication management, including prescriptions refills, is also provided to our residents, and each resident is encouraged to take part in this program to ensure the proper administration of their prescribed medication. 

The Homestead has several common areas for individuals to enjoy.  Many of our activities or events take place in the common room, such as exercise groups, afternoon tea, movies, Bingo games and guest speakers.  The porches and patio areas offer space to read, visit with friends or family, or just to relax and enjoy the view.

Requirements for Admission

The Homestead is a community for older adults.  Applicants will need to be age 65 or older and be suited towards a minimally structured environment.  It is important to know The Homestead is not a nursing facility.  Personal care services are not provided by or through The Homestead.  However, residents may make private arrangements with any of the qualified on-island organizations for extra services if needed.


Full Bath $3000/Month
Half Bath $2600/Month
There is a one month minimum stay, and whenever possible, The Homestead requests thirty days advance notice of vacancy. 
Please inquire about seasonal and/or summer rental availability.

Download an Application

You can download a printable application form by clicking the button below:

Completed application forms can be dropped off at Ther Homestead at 115 Main Street, or faxed to us at 508.228.8585.