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55 communities: Seasons at Prince Creek West, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina - 02/16/12 09:52 PM
Just 15 miles south of Myrtle Beach and only minutes from the fishing village of Murrells Inlet, sits the active adult community known as Seasons at Prince Creek West. The seaside location of this intimate sized 55+ community attracts active adults in search of a private getaway close to the Atlantic coast. Murrells Inlet and the surrounding areas offer everyday conveniences just minutes from home. There are outlet malls, flea markets, restaurants, golf courses, beaches, amusement and water parks, gardens and more all within easy reach. Water activities such as fishing, canoeing and kayaking are popular in this coastal town as (0 comments)
55 communities: Trilogy Orlando by Shea Homes, Groveland, Florida - 02/15/12 11:23 AM
Trilogy Orlando is a beautiful 55+ community in Groveland, Florida just 30 miles west of Orlando. In 2005 the community was originally opened by Levitt & Sons. Shea Homes acquired the community in 2010 and will complete the 999 single-family style homes as well as open a fabulous collection of new amenities. With elegant homes attractively priced from the low $100’s, it’s easy to see what makes this Florida community so popular among active adults. The homes at Trilogy Orlando are all single-family, ranch style homes, sized from 1,256 to nearly 3,000 square feet. Today interested buyers can select from (1 comments)
55 communities: Regency at Bowes Creek Country Club by Toll Brothers, Elgin, Illinois - 02/13/12 11:09 AM
Bowes Creek Country Club is a lovely community offering new construction and resale homes in a country club setting. Toll Brothers is the developer of this popular Elgin, Illinois community. As a master-planned community, Bowes Creek offers homes for residents of all ages as well as a private enclave for resident’s age 55 and better. Regency is the name of the 55+ portion of Bowes Creek Country Club. The location of Regency at Bowes Creek is just minutes from everyday conveniences on the western edge of Elgin, Illinois. Wonderful shopping, dining and entertainment is just down the street while major (0 comments)
55 communities: Summerset by Del Webb, Brentwood, California - 02/11/12 03:41 PM
Summerset by Del Webb is a 1,000-acre golf community in the beautiful town of Brentwood, California. Throughout the 10-years this community was built, multiple home-builders constructed just over 2,000 homes. Del Webb was one of the builders involved with this popular California 55+ community. In total, the development includes four unique age-restricted communities which combine to make up Summerset. Those four developments are known as Summerset 1, Summerset Palms, Summerset Vista and Summerset Orchards. Each of which has its own home owner’s association and its own private clubhouse amenities. The gated community of Summerset in Brentwood was built between (1 comments)
55 communities: Greenbriar Oceanaire, Waretown, New Jersey - 02/09/12 03:51 PM
Greenbriar Oceanaire in Wareton, New Jersey is an elegant golf course community offering finely crafted homes in a picturesque Ocean County location. This gated community for adults age 55 and better opened in 2002 by Lennar. Today interested home buyers can select from new construction or resale homes priced from the high $300’s. Upon completion, Greenbriar Oceanaire will have 1,430 homes set on 888 acres of land. The location of this Ocean County active adult community is just two miles from the gorgeous Barnegat Bay and is within just 20 minutes of Long Beach Island. Coastal Waretown offers unique shops (0 comments)
55 communities: Sun City Huntley Offers Plenty of Indoor Activities to Keep Residents Out of the Illinois Cold - 02/06/12 01:46 PM
Del Webb is known world-wide for offering high-end amenities and a vibrant social lifestyle. Sun City Huntley by Del Webb is located in a non-traditional retirement location yet still offers resort-style amenities and the famous Del Webb lifestyle. Residents choose this Huntley, Illinois location to stay close to their Midwest family and friends. Although Illinois sees its fair share of cold weather and snow, there is plenty to do inside the two community amenity centers to keep residents warm and toasty all winter long. The residents of Sun City Huntley come together at the 94,000 square foot Prairie Lodge. Here (0 comments)
55 communities: Dunbarton, Bristow, Virginia Active Adult - 02/05/12 01:46 PM
Dunbarton is an intimate active adult community of just 479 homes in Northern Virginia. Built by Patriot Homes and Brookfield Homes between 2000 and 2009, Dunbarton in Bristow, Virginia features a nice collection of amenities to encourage a physically fit and socially active lifestyle. This private, guard-gated community is perfect for the retiree in search of a quiet and elegant neighborhood. The scenic location allows for easy access to everyday conveniences plus Washington D.C. is just 45 minutes away. Its Prince William County setting offers unique historical attractions as well as boutique shops and local restaurants. The large Potomac Mills (0 comments)
55 communities: Del Webb Ponte Vedra, Ponte Vedra, Florida - 02/04/12 11:59 AM
Located within the larger master-planned community of Nocatee, Del Webb Ponte Vedra is a gorgeous community boasting breathtaking amenities and meticulous attention-to-detail. Originally known as Riverwood at Nocatee, this 55+ community took on its new name in September 2011 and introduced lower prices for its new construction Del Webb homes. Del Webb Ponte Vedra offers a fabulous location 20 miles south of Jacksonville and just minutes from the Atlantic Ocean. Since opening in 2007, this gated community has become a sought-after Northeast Florida active adult community. Residents enjoy access to all the wonderful amenities and conveniences within the Nocatee community (0 comments)
55 communities: Get Away From It All in Asheville, North Carolina - 02/03/12 09:15 AM
The beautiful area surrounding Asheville and Hendersonville is a favorite North Carolina destination for many active adults. With mountain views, artistic shops, numerous outdoor recreations and plenty of diverse attractions, it is an ideal spot for both relocating retirees and visiting tourists. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, this picturesque area features impressive scenic views as well as interesting architecture and distinctive neighborhoods. While North Carolina is known for having a hot climate, temperatures are noticeably cooler when living in the Asheville area’s higher elevation. The winters are cold and do bring some snow, making it a great place for people (2 comments)
55 communities: Sun City Apple Valley by Del Webb, Apple Valley, California 55+ - 02/01/12 01:27 PM
Sun City Apple Valley is a Del Webb community within the Inland Empire area of Southern California. The location offers a carefree and relaxed lifestyle, sun-filled days, clean air, low taxes and reasonably priced homes. The town of Apple Valley is nestled among the soaring San Gorgonio Mountains yet is still easily accessible via the Cajon Pass. Residents enjoy gorgeous scenic surroundings and plenty of outdoor recreation including hiking, fishing, camping, biking and more. The San Bernardino National Forest is just eight miles away while major cities such as Los Angeles and Palm Springs can be reached in less than two (1 comments)
55 communities: Carillon at Cambridge Lakes, Pingree Grove, Illinois 55+ Community - 01/30/12 10:58 PM
Carillon at Cambridge Lakes is one of six Carillon communities throughout the Chicago suburbs of Illinois. Cambridge Homes is a popular local developer of active adult communities offering high-end amenities and a rewarding lifestyle. Upon opening in 2007, Cambridge Lakes became the newest of all the local Carillon communities. Plans call for this attractive 55+ community to have just under 1,300 homes upon completion. The picturesque town of Pingree Grove offers a quiet and relaxing way of life yet its location makes it convenient to shopping, dining, healthcare, outdoor recreation and more. Major expressways are easily accessible within a couple (0 comments)
55 communities: Heritage Oaks, Georgetown, Texas - 01/29/12 11:55 AM
Heritage Oaks in Georgetown, Texas may be small in size but it’s grand in design and amenities. Gorgeous exterior architecture, impeccable interior design and lush landscaping create an impressive community ideal for the discerning Texas active adult homebuyer. Jimmy Jacobs is the builder of this exclusive Texas 55+ community. Plans call for just 398 custom-built homes upon completion. Since opening in 2004, Heritage Oaks has become a popular Texas retirement destination for home buyers in search of the finest in luxury amenities and high-quality construction. All of the homes at Heritage Oaks will be single-family ranch style floor plans (0 comments)
55 communities: Alegria by Del Webb, Bernalillo, New Mexico Active Adult - 01/28/12 03:39 PM
The town of Bernalillo, New Mexico is a historical treasure just fifteen minutes from Albuquerque and less than 40 miles from Santa Fe. Here active adults age 55 and better enjoy resort-style living at Alegria by Del Webb and Centex Homes. This intimate sized community is planned for just 376 single-family homes. Residents enjoy a private gated entry, a scenic location and plenty of amenities to enjoy an exciting lifestyle. Centex Homes started this 55+ community in 2006. In 2009 when Pulte Homes, parent company of Del Webb, acquired Centex, Alegria transformed into an official Del Webb community. Today interested (0 comments)
55 communities: Longacre Village, Dover, Delaware Active Adult - 01/27/12 06:37 PM
Longacre Village is an attractive 55+ community within easy walking distance to everyday conveniences such as the public library and local restaurants. An easy drive from home takes residents to either scenic beaches or the bustling cities of New York and Philadelphia. Longacre Village in Dover, Delaware is ideally situated with the best of both worlds easily accessible. Whether you enjoy the beauty and recreation of the great outdoors or the excitement of the big city, you’ll have plenty of options at Longacre Village. With plans for just 250 homes, Longacre Village is a small-scale 55+ community offering attractively priced homes (1 comments)
55 communities: The Pros and Cons of Condo Living - 01/26/12 12:37 PM
While active adult communities commonly feature single-family homes or attached villas, some developers also include the option of apartment-style condominiums. Designed as mid-rise or high-rise buildings, with features like elevators and underground parking, these thoughtfully-designed condos provide benefits which appeal to many active adults. Yet, condos in age-restricted communities also come with some drawbacks. Here are a few points to keep in mind when considering apartment-style living. 4 Reasons to live in a condo: 1. No Maintenance — Choosing an apartment-style condominium lets homeowners enjoy their active lifestyles without worrying about yardwork or exterior home maintenance. Condos are often available in (0 comments)
55 communities: Concordia, Monroe Township, New Jersey 55+ - 01/24/12 01:10 PM
Budget-minded active adults in search of a welcoming 55+ community in New Jersey will want to visit Concordia in Monroe Township. This completed community is open to resident’s age 55 and better. It offers a nice sense of security thanks to its private gated entry. Concordia is located in Middlesex County and features 1,757 homes in a wide variety of styles including single-family, attached homes and condominiums. Built between 1983 and 2000, the community has been honored with many awards over the years and is a popular retirement destination for New Jersey active adults. The homes at Concordia New (0 comments)
55 communities: Heritage Todd Creek, Thornton, Colorado - 01/23/12 12:15 PM
Heritage Todd Creek is a gorgeous active adult community featuring Craftsman-style design and meticulous attention-to-detail. From the impressive décor throughout the lodge to the lush landscaping throughout the community, special attention was paid to every detail to create this active adult community masterpiece. Since opening in 2006, this Lennar community has become one of the most popular age-restricted communities in Colorado. Residents can be as young as age 45 in this exclusive gated community. The homes at Heritage Todd Creek are priced from the high $200’s to the low $700’s. In total the community is planned to have 1,300 homes upon (0 comments)
55 communities: Retirement and Active Adult Living in Fort Myers, Florida - 01/22/12 12:24 PM
Set along Florida’s southwest coast, the Fort Myers area is known for its fishing, beaches, golfing, shopping and other outdoor recreations. There are attractions to capture the imagination of any active adult retiree, and the sunny climate offers mild winters and long, hot summers. With both urban and coastal attractions, the area may be an ideal destination for many active adult retirees. The city of Fort Myers sits on the south bank of the Caloosahatchee River, just 15 miles from Fort Myers Beach, which enjoys the warm waters of the southern Gulf coast. The area is about 30 minutes north of (1 comments)
55 communities: Sun City Carolina Lakes by Del Webb, Fort Mill, South Carolina Active Adult - 01/21/12 10:42 PM
Retirees from across the country enjoy the Del Webb lifestyle at Sun City Carolina Lakes in Fort Mill, South Carolina. The location of this 55+ community is close to the North and South Carolina border. Downtown Charlotte is approximately 25 miles north where visitors can enjoy museums, professional sporting events, theater performances, fine dining and world-class shopping. Everyday conveniences are just minutes from the community as are award-winning hospitals and exciting outdoor entertainment. Del Webb opened this resort-style community in 2005 with plans for 3,400 homes upon completion. Today interested home buyers can select from new construction or resale homes priced (0 comments)
55 communities: Trilogy at Vistancia, Peoria, Arizona Active Adult - 01/20/12 10:52 AM
For the ultimate in luxurious active adult living look no further than Trilogy at Vistancia in Peoria, Arizona. This breathtaking Shea Homes community is located within the award-winning Vistancia master planned community. Residents enjoy a private, gated entry, beautifully designed amenities and finely crafted homes. Living at Trilogy Vistancia truly is like living in a 5-star resort. Since opening in 2004, this upscale Arizona active adult community has won numerous awards thanks to the exquisite attention-to-detail evident throughout the entire community. From the grand community entryway and the lush landscaping to the lavish designer touches in the lodge and wonderful craftsmanship, (1 comments)
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