Beautiful Apartment Homes for Active Lifestyles
Enjoy full-service independent living in your private apartment home on our beautiful, conveniently-located, pet-friendly campus in Kansas City. A wealth of amenities, including delightful dining choices, will be right outside your front door. And if you ever need health care, a full continuum is offered right on site.
At Saint Luke’s Bishop Spencer Place, we offer a variety of financial plans, including 90% refundable entrance fees and rental options. Review and complete our confidential financial statement, which will help you choose the option that’s right for you.
Come see the beautiful independent living apartment homes at Saint Luke’s Bishop Spencer Place for yourself. That’s the best way to find the one that’s right for you, so contact us today to schedule a tour. In the meantime, here’s an easy way to see the floor plans. Along with elegant interior design features, the distinctive selection of floor plans in our Madison and Jefferson buildings complement your sense of style.
Personal washer/dryer in apartment home; balconies; underground, heated parking.
- The Brookvale — 1 bedroom, 1 bath, great room, balcony (987 sq. ft.)
- The Meyer — 1 bedroom, 1.5 baths, great room, balcony (1,195 sq. ft.)
- The Northland — 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, balcony (1,238 sq. ft.)
- The Fleming — 1 bedroom, 1.5 baths, den, balcony (1,334 sq. ft.)
- The Rosedale — 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, formal dining room, den, balcony (1,402 sq. ft.)
- The Seville — Master bedroom suite, 2nd bedroom, 2 baths, 2 balconies (1,545 sq. ft.)
- The Summit — 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2 balconies (1,572 sq. ft.)
Learn more about amenities of all Jefferson Building apartment homes.
Complimentary laundry rooms on each floor; personal washer/dryer in select apartment homes; covered carport parking.
- The Nelson — Studio, 1 bath, walk-in closet (600 sq. ft.)
- The Rockhill — 1 bedroom, 1 bath, galley kitchen, walk-in closet (625 sq. ft.)
- The Crestwood — 1 bedroom, 1 bath, eat-in kitchen, walk-in closet (675 sq. ft.)
- The Pershing — 1 bedroom, 1 bath, great room (800 sq. ft)
- The Harrington — 1 bedroom, 2 baths, den, personal washer/dryer (950 sq. ft.)
- The Wesley — 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, eat-in kitchen, washer/dryer (950 sq. ft.)
- The Heritage — 2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, open kitchen, washer/dryer (950 sq. ft.)
- The Chelsea — Master bedroom suite, 2nd br, 2 baths, washer/dryer (1,162 sq. ft.)
Learn more about amenities of all Madison Building apartment homes.
Explore Independent Living
Club Spencer Anticipation Program
Making the move to a retirement community is a big decision – and even if your retirement plans include moving to Bishop Spencer Place, you might not be ready yet. If this is the case, we encourage you to join our unique Club Spencer Anticipation Program.
Club Spencer allows you to reserve the apartment style of your choice, meet your future neighbors, become acclimated to our community, and take part in the many social activities our residents enjoy every month.
Jefferson Independent Living Apartment Home
Jefferson independent living apartment homes include a foyer of a spacious three-bedroom, two-bath. The open entryway of the floor plan, accompanied by your decor, easily ushers you into your beautiful new home.
Living & Dining Rooms
Generous space, much natural light, and an open floor plan make this a favorite apartment style. All that’s needed is your artwork, collectibles, and personal decor to make this even more welcoming.
The Summit floor plan has a master bedroom in a three-bedroom, two-bath apartment home at Saint Luke’s Bishop Spencer Place. It measures approximately 13′ x 12′ and boasts generous closets and a private balcony, which makes it quite the consummate sanctuary.
The master bathroom in Jefferson independent living apartment homes is where you’ll find generous cabinets, closets, and counters, as well as a walk-in shower with tempered glass doors.
This style provides plenty of counter space and roomy cabinets while facilitating the perfect cooking area in this galley kitchen. There is even a built-in desk for laptops and paperwork in this floor plan.
A bedroom-turned-den in a Jefferson independent living apartment home is a great space for bookshelves and TV nook. Add your touch to our cozy living area to make this the perfect retreat just for you.
Take a virtual tour of the guest bedroom of this three-bedroom, two-bath independent living apartment home within the Saint Luke’s Bishop Spencer Place retirement community – complete with great closet space and access to one of two private balconies. The approximate dimensions for the guest bedrooms in the Jefferson is 13′ x 12′.
Enjoy the beautiful Bishop’s Garden – a breathtaking oasis nestled in the courtyard at Saint Luke’s Bishop Spencer Place retirement community, right in the heart of Kansas City. At it’s springtime peak, residents can sit or walk among magnolia, hydrangea, azalea, red maples, climbing rose, peonies, crabapple trees, flowering dogwoods, a variety of hosta, iris, boxwood and more, flanked by an aromatic herb garden utilized by our own chefs.
Canterbury Dining Room
The Canterbury Dining Room provides an elegant backdrop for five-star dining for the evening meal and Sunday brunch. Our partner, PB&J Restaurants, offer an extensive quarterly menu that can include such entrees as grilled salmon, beef short ribs, and asiago chicken pasta followed by tempting desserts. Enjoy dining with friends or family in our lovely window-lined restaurant Monday through Saturday from 4:30 p.m to 7 p.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The Bistro serves casual dining fare all day – for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and everything in between – at Saint Luke’s Bishop Spencer Place retirement community. A variety of soups, sandwiches and specials are prepared by PB&J Restaurants while you wait. Residents, family and friends can enjoy a beverage from our extensive drink bar, including coffee, tea, hot chocolate, soft drinks, beer and wine. Bistro hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Residents enjoy happy hour seven-days-a-week in The Publick House at Saint Luke’s Bishop Spencer Place retirement community. Residents make popcorn, turn on the TVs, engage in conversation, have wine or beer or a cocktail, Monday through Saturday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Madison Living Room
This comfortable space serves as a gathering place for residents, friends and families, an entertainment venue and a cozy spot to read by the fire. We are often fortunate to enjoy beautiful and varied music here in the Madison Room, from the Lyric Opera to Kansas City’s jazz greats to vocalists sharing their interpretations of ‘the standards.’
Our warm and friendly concierge greets residents, staff and guests alike in the Madison building lobby. This main entrance is at the corner of Southwest Trafficway and 43rd Street.
The Chapel of the Epiphany
The beautiful Chapel of the Epiphany at Saint Luke’s Bishop Spencer Place holds services for various denominations each week. Episcopal Eucharistic services are Sundays at 10 a.m.; Catholic Mass is the first Wednesday of each month; and Rosary is the second Thursday of each month. We serve and welcome all faiths at Bishop Spencer Place and non-denominational Communion is offered every Friday and Sunday.
Concierges provide hospitality services for residents and guests in the main lobby of the Jefferson independent living building. Make yourself comfortable in cushy couches and chairs, enjoy a cup of coffee or tea from our coffee bar and warm up by the fireplace when it’s chilly outside.
Our Independent Living Residents
Frequently Asked Questions About Independent Living
Independent living at Bishop Spencer Place in Kansas City gives you the comfortable freedom of living your way in a private space while having peace of mind in accessible healthcare and 5-star dining. Independent living allows you to take control of your own beautiful home while enjoying the full-service benefits of Bishop Spencer Place.
Yes! This is your home, ready to be designed with your favorite furniture and décor.
Bishop Spencer Place offers a wealth of community amenities such as our art & activities studio, card & game lounges and computer lab. Many of our residents also enjoy spending their time volunteering at various places on campus, such as the library or museum. Other residents serve on charitable event committees, church guilds, food pantries, community centers, and more. Our residents are energized by countless recreational and cultural activities and conveniences, both on site and within the surrounding neighborhoods.
We encourage all friends and relatives to enjoy the Bishop Spencer Place lifestyle with you. During normal hours of operation, anyone is welcome for a visit. We know having your family and friends near is of utmost importance.
If you have decided to move to Bishop Spencer Place, but your preferred apartment floor plan style isn’t available, you may join our Club Spencer Anticipation Program. This exclusive future residents program allows you to reserve the apartment style of your choice while you begin enjoying some of the benefits of living at Bishop Spencer Place. You’ll have the chance to meet your future neighbors, enjoy meals in our casual Bistro or full-service Canterbury Dining Room twice a month, take part in community activities and outings, and become acclimated to life at Bishop Spencer Place. Once your apartment of choice is available, we will call you according to your spot on the wait list. Currently, we have future residents enjoying the benefits of our Club Spencer program, but we also have apartments available if you’d like to move in now!
Of course! We love our resident pets, from cats and dogs to birds and lizards. We even host a Blessing of the Animals event in our Bishop’s Garden where our chaplain blesses our residents and their pets.