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Corte Bella, Sun City West, Arizona - 09/30/10 11:27 PM
Corte Bella is an exclusive Del Webb community located within Sun City West of Arizona. This intimate sized, gated community of just 1,650 homes provides a prestigious feeling for its residents. Beautiful architectural details adorn this community from the soaring fountains to the flowering courtyards. The community feels like a quaint European town with lovely mosaics, arching entryways, tree-lined streets and private courtyards. Discerning buyers will appreciate the attention to detail of this upscale, gated 55+ AZ community. The Corte Bella community is home to two clubhouses, one dedicated to fitness and the other dedicated to social activities. The fitness center (0 comments)
Discover Retirement Along the Beaches of Delaware - 09/29/10 10:04 PM
Delaware may only make up a short stretch of America’s East Coast, but this tiny state boasts three popular summer destinations: Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach and Bethany Beach. Though residents in neighboring states have discovered the joy of Delaware’s beach resorts, many active adult community shoppers around the country may not be familiar with these lesser known summer destinations. All three of these coastal towns are found in Southern Delaware’s Sussex County, and they are only minutes apart. Bethany Beach is the furthest north, about 10 minutes from the state line. Dewey Beach is 10 to 15 minutes up the coast, (1 comments)
Glenbrooke by Del Webb, Elk Grove, California - 09/28/10 10:10 AM
Elk Grove, California is home to an intimate sized Del Webb community for residents age 55 and better. Glenbrooke by Del Webb may be small in size but it’s still big on fun thanks to a vibrant lifestyle and nice collection of amenities. Located in southern Sacramento County of California, Glenbrooke is ideally located for quick and easy access to everyday conveniences such as grocery stores, pharmacies, large chain retail stores, restaurants and more. Glenbrooke is just 15 miles from Sacramento, California home to numerous attractions, museums, shopping centers, fine dining, entertainment and recreational opportunities. Elk Grove is home to numerous (1 comments)
Chicagoland Del Webb Communities Offering Big Incentives - 09/28/10 12:08 AM
Del Webb is celebrating their 50th Anniversary by offering 50% off all options up to $20,000 in value at participating Chicagoland communities during the month of September. Active adult communities in Illinois include Sun City Huntley, Shorewood Glen, Grand Dominion and Edgewater. The first Del Webb community opened 50 years ago in Arizona. In 1960, Del Webb’s Sun City Arizona welcomed 100,000 visitors in the first weekend alone! Today Sun City Arizona has over 26,000 homes. As the pioneer of active adult living, Del Webb went on to develop hundreds of 55+ communities across the country. Today there are over 50 (0 comments)
Solera at Anthem by Del Webb, Henderson, Nevada - 09/26/10 02:56 PM
Solera at Anthem by Del Webb is a private 55+ community located within the larger Anthem master planned community. Many residents wanting to stay close to children and grandchildren find this active adult community to be the perfect fit where they can live very close to their families within the larger Anthem community. Breathtaking mountain views, finely crafted homes and an amazing collection of amenities have made this Del Webb community a perfect fit for hundreds of homeowners. The Solera at Anthem community offers resale homes including both single family style ranches and attached ranch villas. The single family homes are (0 comments)
Retirees Enjoy the Relaxing Atmosphere of Reno, Nevada - 09/24/10 11:29 PM
When it comes to visiting casinos, many people turn to Las Vegas or Atlantic City. Yet this overlooks one of the country’s great vacation spots. Known as “The Biggest Little City in the World”, the city of Reno offers an ideal destination for those who want to gamble in a more low-key setting. Retirees looking for active adult community living in a vibrant, yet relaxing, town will appreciate the atmosphere of Reno. Set in a high desert valley at the foot of Sierra Nevada, Reno enjoys a temperate climate and beautiful mountain views. In the summer, daytime temperatures reach into the (0 comments)
Timber Pines, Spring Hill, Florida - 09/23/10 09:37 AM
Timber Pines is a comfortable active adult community in the Tampa Bay area of Florida. Residents enjoy a fantastic location along the Florida Gulf Coast, an impressive collection of amenities, four golf courses and a friendly atmosphere. Homes at this Florida active adult community are priced from $50,000 to the low $300’s and are available as attached villas or single-family style homes. The villas are attached as two or more unit villas and feature maintenance-free living including all exterior maintenance for the home and yard. The homeowner association fee for the villas is slightly higher than the single-family style homes due (0 comments)
Chesapeake by Del Webb, Easton, Maryland - 09/22/10 03:08 PM
Located in the Eastern Shore area of Maryland, Chesapeake by Del Webb is an intimate sized 55+ community of just 452 single-family style homes. Maryland active adult communities on the Eastern Shore are typically less populated than communities found in other areas of Maryland however; the Eastern Shore is also a well known tourist destination and East Coast summer hot spot. Easton, Maryland is convenient to larger urban centers including Baltimore, Washington D.C. and Annapolis making this quaint and charming community very appealing to homeowners still in the workforce. Originally opened in 2002 as a non-age restricted community, Chesapeake is now (0 comments)
Village at Deaton Creek by Del Webb, Hoschton, GA - 09/21/10 09:17 AM
Del Webb’s Village at Deaton Creek is a lovely 55+ community featuring plenty of southern charm, world-class amenities and award-winning homes. The surrounding area of Hoschton, Georgia features everyday conveniences just minutes away. Just past the community gates, residents enjoy easy access to restaurants and coffee shops, grocery stores and pharmacies. Shoppers will appreciate the close proximity to the Mall of Georgia with over 200 stores just a short drive away. The area boasts numerous golf courses, parks and even national forests. The North Georgia Mountains and Lake Lanier are popular outdoor recreation destinations while the excitement of downtown Atlanta is (3 comments)
Largest Midwest Active Adult Community - 09/20/10 08:30 PM
The largest active adult community in the Midwest is Del Webb’s Sun City Huntley. This amazing resort-style community offers a world-class collection of amenities, a vibrant social lifestyle and quality built homes, all at a wonderful price from the mid $100’s. Sun City Huntley by Del Webb broke ground on in 1998. Del Webb forged the way for active adult living in non-traditional retirement locations such as Illinois. Retirees looking for a resort-style community close to current friends and family in the Midwest have been flocking to this popular 55+ community in Illinois. Set on over 2,300 acres of land, Sun (0 comments)
Sun Lakes Country Club, Banning, California - 09/18/10 09:59 PM
Built between 1987 and 2003, Sun Lakes Country Club was started by the Presley Company and 10 years later it was purchased and completed by Pulte Homes. As the parent company of Del Webb, Pulte Homes knows exactly what the active adult homeowner expects in a resort-style 55+ community. Sun Lakes Country Club is a fantastic example of luxury active adult living in a wonderful location in Riverside County of California. The community consists of 3,300 homes and a 36-hole golf course all beautifully situated on 1,000 acres of gently rolling California countrywide. It’s premiere Southern California location, breathtaking views, fabulous (1 comments)
Small 55+ Communities Offer Big Attractions - 09/17/10 02:11 PM
Active adult communities across America are available in a range of sizes. The largest may encompass more than 10,000 residences, while more intimate communities may include less than 100 homes. Smaller active adult communities often do not have as many resort-style amenities as their sprawling counterparts, however they can be ideal for those who are less interested in centralized community events and activities. Location is often an important element of a small active adult community. Homeowners who want to live in a prime location, particularly one close to a popular city or beach, can opt to live in a smaller, more (1 comments)
Seasons at Prince Creek West, Murrells Inlet, SC - 09/16/10 10:31 AM
Located within Prince Creek, home of the Tournament Players Club Golf Course, is a charming South Carolina active adult community. This gated 55+ community is known as Seasons at Prince Creek West and has been welcoming residents since 2004. Set in beautiful Murrells Inlet, SC, the community is just 15 miles from the more well known Myrtle Beach area along the breathtaking Atlantic Coast. Myrtle Beach is home to popular amusement parks, unique boutiques and of course the gorgeous Myrtle Beach itself. Murrells Inlet is a charming historic fishing village where residents enjoy all types of water recreation including canoeing, kayaking (0 comments)
Jubilee at Hawks Prairie, Lacey, Washington - 09/15/10 10:01 AM
Breathtaking views surround Jubilee at Hawks Prairie, a gorgeous resort-style active adult community in Washington. Here residents are in awe of the fantastic surroundings complete with scenic vistas of Mt. Rainier and the Puget Sound. Located just 60 miles from downtown Seattle, residents of Jubilee Hawks Prairie enjoy an amazing location tucked away in nature yet still close to everyday conveniences. This stunning Washington active adult community truly embraces the beauty of its surroundings. The entire community is set amidst a beautiful combination of old-growth and newly planted trees. The amenities are centered around the Jubilee Lodge, a 26,000 square foot (0 comments)
Sun City Arizona by Del Webb - 09/14/10 10:35 AM
In 1960 Del Webb opened the first 55+ community in the country, Sun City Arizona. Today the community has over 26,000 homes and is still wildly popular even amidst construction of newer active adult communities in the area. The original Sun City boasts fantastic home values, low property tax and small homeowner association fees. Those features combined with the amazing collection of amenities have helped ensure the continued popularity of this AZ active adult community. Residents appreciate the golf-cart friendly roads with easy access to local shopping centers and recreational amenities. There are seven recreation centers with hundreds of amenities to (0 comments)
Carillon by Cambridge, Plainfield, Illinois - 09/13/10 08:14 PM
One of the largest active adult communities in Illinois is located in the far southwestern Chicago suburb of Plainfield. Carillon by Cambridge Homes began in 1989 and completed construction in 2001 with nearly 2,100 homes for residents age 55 and better. This gated active adult community is extremely popular thanks to its fantastic collection of amenities including world-class golf, sprawling clubhouse and vibrant lifestyle. Carillon Plainfield is one of six Chicagoland active adult communities by Cambridge Homes. As the first active adult community in the Chicago area, Carillon in Plainfield is a resort-style gated community offering a wide variety of homes (0 comments)
Coastal 55+ Living on the Eastern Seaboard - 09/11/10 09:24 PM
While Florida was once considered the prime retirement destination, today’s active adults are choosing to resettle in communities all along the East Coast. Set on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, these popular regions offer charming beach boardwalks, renowned resort towns, quiet islands, and quaint historic districts. Here is a look at some of the East Coast’s most popular active adult destinations: Florida Atlantic Coast Active Adult CommunitiesFrom Miami to Jacksonville, Florida’s Atlantic coast offers many retirement hot spots. At Florida’s southeast coast, Fort Lauderdale comes alive with beautiful beaches and a thriving nightlife. Here, popular active adult communities are found (0 comments)
The Villages Florida - 09/09/10 10:32 PM
Florida is home to amazing beaches, phenomenal theme parks and the world’s largest active adult community. The Villages, located in its own self-sustaining town also called The Villages, will upon completion have approximately 75,000 homes all age-restricted to resident’s age 55 and better. Opened in 1978, The Villages sits on over 20,000 acres of land in three counties and has three zip codes. Residents of this larger-than-life sized community enjoy a long list of amenities including shopping plazas, banks, post offices, restaurants, golf-cart permissible streets, churches, golf courses and so much more. Per capita, The Villages has more amenities than any (0 comments)
Dallas, Texas: A Thriving Metropolis for 55+ Living - 09/08/10 10:13 PM
As the third largest city in Texas and the ninth largest in the United States, Dallas offers plenty for active adults to do. There are cultural attractions for lovers of the arts, national league teams for sports fans to support, and nearly everything in between. Today, the state of Texas ranks as the number two retirement destination in the country behind Florida. Dallas, along with the rest of Texas, has a rich history with both Native American and Spanish roots. Though historically Dallas gained prominence for its oil and cotton industries, the modern day city is now known as a center (0 comments)
Del Webb at Lake Oconee, Greensboro, GA - 09/07/10 09:53 PM
Set on the shores of the magnificent Lake Oconee is the country’s only Del Webb community located on a navigable lake. Just 75 miles east of Atlanta is Del Webb at Lake Oconee. This scenic community boasts fantastic opportunities for outdoor recreation including boating, fishing, sailing and more. Lake Oconee is a 19,000 acre lake stocked with four kinds of Bass, Crappie and Catfish. This man-made lake runs along 400 miles of shore where wildlife abounds including deer and bald eagles. Towering pines and dogwoods grace the natural landscape of gently rolling hills. Del Webb at Lake Oconee has 1,400 feet (0 comments)
Grand Dominion by Del Webb, Mundelein, Illinois - 09/06/10 08:43 PM
Del Webb Grand Dominion is located in the prestigious Lake County Illinois town of Mundelein. This 55+ community is one of four Del Webb active adult communities in Illinois currently offering new construction homes. This elegant community was designed to be reminiscent of the grandeur found throughout the surrounding Lake County towns. From the magnificent entryway with soaring sky geyser fountains to the beautiful clubhouse with natural lake views, Grand Dominion is truly a sight-to-be-hold. The homes at Grand Dominion are available in a wide variety of floor plans ranging in size from just under 1,200 to nearly 3,000 square feet. (0 comments)
Trilogy Central Coast by Shea Homes, Nipomo, California - 09/05/10 01:28 PM
Trilogy Central Coast is one of the most breathtaking communities in the country. The community has been meticulously designed with amazing attention-to-detail evident in the stunning landscape, amazing architecture and gorgeous interior design. This award-winning community is open to residents of all ages yet is tailored to active adult living at its finest. The amenities of this phenomenal community rival any other active adult community in California. Luxury and elegance abound at Trilogy Central Coast from the stunning natural landscape to the striking architectural details. Residents enjoy world-class amenities including an award-winning clubhouse, impressive 30-hole golf course, full-service spa and elegant (0 comments)
Acclimating to Desert Living for Relocating Retirees - 09/02/10 10:02 AM
Many active adults dream of retiring to the beautiful, dry climate of the high desert. As a result, there are many luxurious active adult communities found throughout the American Southwest. These posh communities feature spectacular golf courses, resort-style outdoor swimming pools, and a variety of desirable amenities. Yet, while Arizona active adult communities, Nevada, and other desert regions are among the most popular retirement destinations, moving to these hot spots will require a period of acclimation. There are specific concerns when relocating to a desert climate, and the first often involves surviving the heat of summer. Sun exposure, dehydration, heat exhaustion (0 comments)
Sierra Canyon by Del Webb, Reno, Nevada - 09/01/10 08:39 AM
Nestled on the south slope of the Peavine Mountains is Sierra Canyon by Del Webb. This Reno, Nevada community is open to resident’s age 55 and better and is the only age-restricted community in Reno offering both new construction and resale homes. Upon completion Sierra Canyon will feature just over 1,200 homes set within the larger master-planned golf community of Somersett. Residents of this amazing Nevada active adult community enjoy a fabulous collection of amenities including membership opportunities at the private Somersett golf course, a village center and retail shops all within the community. At the center of the action is (0 comments)
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