WAUSAU — A resort-inspired golf course community for those 55 years old and older is set to open in Wausau.

The first 16-unit independent living apartment building at The Reserve at Greenwood Hills is complete and offers maintenance-free living in what will feature an eventual 48 apartment homes, 16 two-bedroom villas and a separate assisted living facility.

“Our goal is to provide seniors in central Wisconsin with a different kind of living option,” said co-owner Mitch Viegut in a Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce news release. “The Reserve at Greenwood Hills was designed to enhance the lives of our residents by offering apartments with every luxury of home, combined with an exceptional customer service experience. We are enriching the lives of our residents through a comprehensive social activity program and providing peace of mind through our a la carte resident services that allow seniors to maintain their independence.”

The buildings are one story with underground parking. Amenities also include a restaurant-style dining room and bar, movie theater, library, wellness center, outdoor terrace, gardens and trails. Residents will also receive a social membership to the nearby Greenwood Hills Country Club.

The Reserve at Greenwood Hills is owned by Vistas at Greenwood Hills Development. For more information on The Reserve at Greenwood Hills, visit thereservewausau.com or call 715-680-9065.

Ribbon cutting and open house

The Reserve at Greenwood Hills will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the luxury retirement community at 4:30 p.m. March 12.

This event is open to the public and will be held at 2716 Oswald Road. A grand opening and community open house will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and is also open to the public.

Business PM networking

The ribbon cutting will be followed by a Business PM networking event from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Visit WausauChamber.com to register for the Business PM.