Rice Estate Independent Living

100 Finley Road, Columbia, SC, 29203

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Features of Rice Estate


  • Minimum Rate: $1681/month
  • All Inclusive Rent
  • Entry Fee

Room and housing options

  • 1-bedroom apartments
  • 2-bedroom apartments
  • Housing Extra: Efficiency Apartments

Dining options

  • In Room Kitchens
  • Dining Room Shared Meals
  • Room Service For Meals


  • Beauty Barber Shop
  • Resident Transportation
  • Party Space
  • Tv Room
  • Garden And Patio
  • Resident Parking

Cleaning services

  • Private Cleaning Services
  • Housekeeping

Technology and entertainment

  • Wifi

Health services

  • Skilled Nursing
  • Hospice Care
  • Physical Therapy
  • Nurse On Staff: We Have 24 Hour Nurses.


  • Offsite Activities
  • Music
  • Games
  • Stories
  • Religious Services
  • Lectures Discussions
  • Book Clubs
  • Wii Sports
  • Arts And Crafts

Financial guidance

  • Home Sale Assistance
  • Va Benefits Consultation
  • Financing Advice

Guest services

  • Guest Parking
  • Guests At Mealtime
  • Overnight Guests


  • Minimum Age: 50 Years Old
  • Pets: Small Pets Allowed

Range of services

  • Physical Therapy

About Rice Estate

Nestled among tall trees and wetlands in the thriving suburbs of northeast Columbia, Rice Estate offers a full service retirement community with a wealth of life enrichment activities and people to enjoy them with.

Residents enjoy living independently with other active older adults while still maintaining the security of living in a continuing care community with additional services available.

Rice Estate can meet the changing needs of today’s older adults as a continuing care retirement community. You owe it to yourself to choose Rice Estate at Lutheran Homes for your retirement.

Lutheran Homes of South Carolina also owns and operates four other South Carolina continuing care retirement communities in Columbia, Mt Pleasant, Aiken and Inman. Additionally, Lutheran Homes provides Lutheran Hospice programs in the Upstate, the Midlands and the Lowcountry, as well as BeWell Home Services, a non-medical home service program in the greater Columbia, Charleston and Greenville areas.

Independent living apartments offer a chore-free lifestyle with no house or yard work, cooking or cleaning. Residents enjoy engaging activities both on and off campus.

Independent living at Rice Estate means freedom and choice to live as independently as possible for as long as possible.

All apartments feature standard:

  • Wall-to-wall carpet
  • Stand-alone heating and cooling units
  • Full kitchens
  • Emergency response systems
  • Hand-held shower-heads and a built-in seat
  • Centrally located laundry facilities with complimentary washers and dryers for resident use
  • Bathrooms with showers
  • Either a garden patio or balcony to enjoy the outdoors

The monthly service rate includes all utilities except telephone and cable, two meals per day, innovative BeWell wellness and life enrichment programs, weekly housekeeping, interior and exterior maintenance, chaplain services, 24-hour security and emergency response, and maintenance, all within a warm, close-knit community environment.

Independent living offers 30 one and two bedroom apartments ranging in size from 542 to 927 square feet. Choose from four spacious one and two bedroom designs and enjoy community areas dedicated to independent living, including a private dining room, card room and library. Take advantage of a full range of services without leaving the building.

Rice Estate offers alternative independent Living Options through 10 Sycamore Suites within a warm, close-knit community environment. The Sycamore suites are cozy 367 sq. ft. apartments featuring seperate living and bedrooms, bathrooms with walk in showers, a kitchenette areas equipped with a refrigerator/freezer and microwave and wall–to-wall carpet.

The Sycamore residences are leased at a monthly rate that includes award winning wellness & life enrichment programs, two tasty chef-prepared meals served restaurant style in a dedicated dining room, weekly light housekeeping, chaplaincy services, scheduled transportation, dedicated parking, personal emergency response system with 24-hour response, all utilities, unit maintenance and grounds keeping. Sycamore residents have priority access to all other Rice Estate and Lutheran Homes healthcare programs when needed.

Rice Estate, in partnership with Lutheran Homes of South Carolina’s BeWell Home Services, offers Enhanced Living Options designed exclusively for Sycamore residents. Through an individual service plan, trained BeWell personal assistants will provide up to 15 hours of non-medical support services each month to help residents maintain their independence and overall well-being. Services may include assistance with daily living tasks, personal care, laundry, running errands—whatever a resident desires. Additionally, the Enhanced Living Option provides an additional dining program with three nutritious meals each day.

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