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Project Type

Senior Living

Independent Living

Affordable Housing

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Methuen, MA

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Sunshine Senior Living

The Details

The Woods at Merrimack, a Sunshine Retirement Living community, is a 110,000 SF building with 102 market-rate units and a separate three-story, 30,000SF apartment building with 38 affordable apartments.

Units in both residences have the same finishes; the affordable apartment building features a small lounge with a kitchenette on the first floor. Residents of both buildings can access the community’s indoor and outdoor dining and recreational areas, which include a theater, library, pickleball and bocce courts, an open-air grill area, fire pit and dog park. The idyllic outdoor environment includes manicured courtyards and lush gardens. Interior spaces include spacious common areas and restaurant-style dining.

  • Image of game room with billiard table at Sunrise Woods at Merrimack Senior Living facility.
Interior photo showing a dining room area at a senior living facility. A large stone fireplace column is in the center of the room, with light blue-grey upholstered wood dining chairs around rectangular tables with place settings.

Dining room

Exterior view of a back courtyard recreation area at a senior living facility. A grassy bocci court area with metal bench seating is shown adjacent to a stone terrace area leading to an entry of the building, which features light grey siding and white trim

Golf / bocce area

Exterior daytime detail photo of a porch area at a senior living facility. The corner of a neutral light grey sided building with stone accents is shown by a grassy area with planters, a stone walkway, and bench.

Exterior detail

I’ve enjoyed working with your team… I have four projects under development with four different architects and JSA has been by far the best to work with.

Luis Serrano
CEO, Twin Star Development