Inside Look

Take an Inside Look at The Esquiline’s Independent Living Apartments

Retirement Home Apartment Options Available in Belleville, Illinois

At The Esquiline, a Life Plan Community at the Shrine, you have your pick of apartment home layout options. We offer two bedroom apartments, one bedroom apartments, and efficiency apartments.

2 Bedroom Apartment

2 Bedroom Apartment

2 Bedroom Deluxe Apartment

2 Bedroom Deluxe Apartment

1 Bedroom Apartment

1 Bedroom Apartment

1 Bedroom Deluxe Apartment

1 Bedroom Deluxe Apartment

Efficiency Bedroom Apartment

Efficiency Apartment

Interested in learning more about available apartments? Contact us.

Live Your Life at The Esquiline with Convenient, Included Services and Amenities

Our motto is “live your life.” That means something different to everyone, which is why we have a variety of services and amenities to make it easy for you to pursue your passions, enjoy an active retirement, and live with wellness in body, mind, and spirit.

The following services and amenities are a sampling of what’s included with your apartment home:

Light Bulb

Utilities included (except phone service)

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Free Wifi


Dining Plans


Scheduled Transportation

Cleaning Supplies



Linen Services

Clothes Washing Machine

Laundry Facilities


Emergency Call Units


On-site Nurse

Storage Box

Storage Area


Free Direct Cable TV

Car Parking


The Esquiline Lifestyle

One of the best. Stunning campus. Well-maintained. Personable employees. Friendly and welcoming residents.

These are just a few of the words and phrases people have used to describe The Esquiline. There is truly something special about the campus and it’s no secret what that is: the people.

This open and warm community is full of interesting people who you may one day call neighbors and friends. When you live here, you can enjoy 200-acres of extraordinary natural beauty, a community that makes you feel like you belong, and a holistic lifestyle that supports your physical, social, intellectual, and spiritual health.

It’s more than an apartment—it’s a lifestyle.

“The residents reflect happiness, well being, and a sense of safety and belonging. Staff is more than attentive.”

—Cindy H.

About the Area: Belleville, Illinois

Belleville, French for “beautiful city,” rests on the bluffs near the Mississippi River. Located near the Scott Air Force Base and with a rich immigrant history,Belleville, Illinois, is a diverse tapestry of individuals and families working, living, and playing in the city of over 40,000.

The city is located only 30 minutes away from St. Louis, Missouri. There are plenty of things to keep you busy in Belleville, though, with historic places to visit, orchestra performances to attend, and annual community events to celebrate.

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Interested in an Independent Living Apartment at The Esquiline?

Let us know if you’re interested in independent living at The Esquiline or if you have any questions (including questions about cost, as costs vary by apartment layout and contract type). Simply fill out the form and we’ll be in touch.

Considering a Move Down the Road?

If you’re not quite ready to chat but are interested in learning more about The Esquiline, we can send you some more information on our retirement living community. Simply sign up using the form and we’ll send you some helpful resources.

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