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Charles Major Manor
102 E. Franklin Street
Shelbyville, IN 46176

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tel  317-398-3316
fax 317-398-9240

Charles Major Manor

Charles Major Manor’s large brick building is located within walking distance of medical facilities, churches, banks, the Theater, various restaurants, the Post Office, City Hall, and the Courthouse.  Bus transportation is available to the local Senior Citizens’ Center where lunches are served daily. This center also offers a wide variety of programs.

Our residents enjoy frequent parties, potluck suppers, bingo, and other social activities which are held in the community room. Our residents are active participants in RHF’s Project H.A.N.D.S.

Charles Major Manor is a smoke-free community.

To qualify, the primary applicant must be age 62+ or over the age of 18 and mobility impaired. Income limitations are determined by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Call us today at 317-398-3316 or e-mail us at to schedule a tour.

To fill out an application for this community, please click here.

Studio & One Bedroom Apartments Include:

  • Safety Features in Bathroom
  • Full Kitchen
  • Emergency Call System
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Heat & Air Conditioning
  • Carpeting
  • Window Treatments

Building Amenities Include:

  • On-Site Laundry Room
  • Individual, Indoor Mailboxes
  • Entry Access System
  • Trash Chutes on Each Floor
  • Community Room with Kitchen
  • Elevators
  • On-Site Management Staff
  • On-Site Service Coordinator
  • Shelby-Go Bus Transportation

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We hope this section helps answer a few of the questions you may have. If you would like more information, please call Charles Major Manor at 317-398-3316. We look forward to hearing from you!

How big are the apartments?

Charles Major Manor offers spacious studio and one-bedroom apartments, as well as a few more-accessible apartments for the sensory/mobility impaired. For square footage, studio apartments are approximately 468 square feet and one-bedroom apartments and accessible apartments are approximately 566 square feet.

Is there a waiting list for residency?

Yes, currently Charles Major Manor has a waiting list. Please call for the approximate waiting time.

What is the Security Deposit?

The Security Deposit is the same as one month’s full rent (before the electric allowance) with a minimum of $50. This deposit is due in full at the signing of the lease.

Do you allow pets?

Charles Major Manor welcomes you to bring your pets along with you. Fish and birds are welcomed without a deposit. We also welcome small dogs and cats with a pet deposit. There is a limit of one animal (cat or dog) per apartment and there are certain size and breed restrictions.

What is the Pet Deposit?

The pet deposit is $150. We can make payment arrangements for this deposit; beginning with $50 and then a monthly payment of $10 until the deposit is paid in full.

Is there additional storage space available?

There is no additional storage available, however, each style of apartment offers a large amount of storage space.

Is there an elevator?

Yes, there is one elevator located in the building easily accessible by all residents, on all floors.

Is parking available?

Yes, Charles Major Manor offers its residents the use of one parking lot, with several handicapped spaces by the building. We also have a temporary parking area in front of the building for guests and an unloading area for residents.

What is the cost of parking?

There is no cost for parking.

How many keys do I receive?

Residents receive an apartment key, a key to a locked mailbox for their apartment, and an access key to the main entry. Our main entrances are intercom controlled and automatically open with the key.

Are there any planned activities?

Charles Major Manor prints a monthly calendar showing the dates and times of various activities. Monthly activities include bingo, card games, board games, pot-luck meals, seasonal activities such as gardening, and knitting/sewing for our Project HANDS program. There is also a puzzle and craft room used daily for doing puzzles and other various crafting projects.

Are there on-site laundry facilities?

There are three laundry centers at Charles Major Manor. Each contains one coin-operated washer and one coin-operated dryer with a folding and hanging area and carts for the convenience of our residents. These centers are located on each floor.

What is the garbage process?

There is a garbage center on each floor of the building specifically for garbage purposes. Inside, there is a chute to dispose of trash directly into a dumpster.

Visit Us:

Charles Major Manor
102 E. Franklin Street
Shelbyville, IN 46176

Contact Us:

tel  317-398-3316
fax 317-398-9240

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