virginia active adult: Dunbarton, Bristow, Virginia Active Adult - 02/05/12 05:46 AM
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)

virginia active adult: CrossRidge, Glen Allen, Virginia Active Adult - 01/13/12 03:51 AM
Virginia active adults in search of an elegant 55+ community to call home will want to visit CrossRidge in Glen Allen. This beautifully designed community built by Eagle Construction offers a wide variety of home styles all boasting quality construction features both inside and out. CrossRidge opened in 2001 and is planned to have 756 homes upon completion.
Home styles in this gated Virginia active adult community include single-family homes, townhomes and duplex condominiums. The community is comprised of six unique neighborhoods each offering its own collection of homes. Sizes range from 1,760 to 2,360 square feet with two, three … (1 comments)

virginia active adult: Celebrate by Del Webb, Fredericksburg, Virginia Active Adult - 01/06/12 02:34 AM
Fredericksburg, Virginia is well known for its historic districts and old world charm set amidst modern-day amenities such as shopping centers and award-winning healthcare. Being close to both Washington D.C. and Richmond, VA makes this town an ideal retirement destination.  Active adults age 55 and better can enjoy living the Del Webb lifestyle at Celebrate by Del Webb in Fredericksburg. 
Celebrate Del Webb opened in 2008 and is planned to have 1,100 homes upon completion. Today interested home buyers can select from eight new construction single-family floor plans and two ranch villas. A few of the homes offer optional second … (2 comments)

virginia active adult: Heritage Hunt, Gainesville, Virginia Active Adult - 12/12/11 01:17 PM
Just 30 miles west of Washington D.C. is the gated, active adult community known as Heritage Hunt. Built by Lennar and Patriot Homes between 1998 and 2009, Heritage Hunt offers resale homes for residents age 55 and better. This upscale community has a total of 1,863 homes, three clubhouses and a wonderful golf course. It’s easy to see what makes this Virginia active adult community so appealing to the discerning 55+ home buyer.
The homes of Heritage Hunt in Gainesville were available in over 30 different floor plans when they were built as new construction. There are traditional, single-family homes, … (1 comments)

virginia active adult: Leisure World, Lansdowne, Virginia - 12/10/11 03:03 PM
Just 25 miles from Washington D.C. is the active adult community known as Leisure World Virginia.  This gated, 55+ community offers maintenance-free condominium living with attractive pricing from the high $100’s.  Built between 1998 and 2010, Leisure World offers a premier location, wonderful amenities plus an exciting social environment.
The on-site amenities within this unique Virginia active adult community include a bank, chapel, convenience store, restaurant and a hair salon. Also within the community is an amazing clubhouse with 50,000 square feet of fun! Features include a state-of-the-art fitness center with an aerobics studio and on-site personal trainers, an indoor … (0 comments)

virginia active adult: The Retreat at Greenbrier, Chesapeake, Virginia - 11/22/11 07:38 AM
Virginia retirees in search of a charming community boasting a fabulous location will want to visit The Retreat at Greenbrier. This 55+ community is located in the town of Chesapeake is an easy drive from Virginia Beach, Newport News and Norfolk, plus the state capital of Richmond, Virginia is just two hours away. Residents enjoy everyday conveniences just minutes from the community including retail stores, restaurants, grocery stores, banks, medical facilities and outdoor recreation. Three wonderful wildlife refuge parks are popular area attractions.
The homes at this intimate sized Virginia active adult community are available on a resale basis. In … (0 comments)

virginia active adult: Falls Run by Del Webb, Fredericksburg, Virginia - 09/18/11 09:09 AM
 

Falls Run by Del Webb is a beautiful gated community in Fredericksburg, Virginia. The local area offers wonderful opportunities for everything from shopping to historical attractions. Old Town Fredericksburg is home to charming boutiques, antique shops and art galleries while other surrounding areas feature wonderful museums and historical attractions. Richmond and Washington D.C. are just a one-hour drive from the community. The ideal location and fantastic amenities have made this Virginia active adult community is an attractive destination for adults age 55 and better.
The homes at Falls Run Del Webb were built between 2002 and 2005. Today … (0 comments)

virginia active adult: Virginia Heritage at Lee’s Parke, Fredericksburg, Virginia - 08/14/11 12:26 PM
Virginia Heritage at Lee’s Parke is a beautiful gated community surrounded by scenic mature trees and the stunning Virginia countryside. Built by Lennar, this active adult community for adults age 55 and better is planned for 770 homes upon completion. Today, interested home buyers can select from new construction or newer resale homes dating from just 2005. 
The community is located in the Virginia town of Fredericksburg which features a charming small-town feel yet has all the conveniences you’ve come to expect from an active adult destination. Nearby attractions include the
Rappahannock River and Lake Anna, both of which offer … (0 comments)

virginia active adult: Four Seasons at Ashburn Village, Ashburn, Virginia - 07/28/11 02:56 AM
Virginia retirees in search of the ultimate in privacy and maintenance-free living will appreciate Four Seasons at Ashburn Village. This condominium community features secure, key-code required buildings with convenient elevators and connected parking facilities. Four Seasons Ashburn Village feels like trendy city living in the heart of Ashburn, Virginia.
Built by K. Hovnanian in 2005, the community features just 80 condominiums. The location itself has made this a very popular Virginia retirement destination. Four Seasons Ashburn Village is located in Loudon County which is known as “D.C.’s Wine Country” with over 23 local wineries. There is also plentiful shopping, dining, medical … (0 comments)

virginia active adult: Dunbarton, Bristow, Virginia - 06/19/11 03:24 PM

Dunbarton in Bristow, Virginia is an intimate sized active adult community for homeowners of age 55 and better. The community offers a wonderful collection of amenities to encourage a physically fit and socially active lifestyle. As part of the larger master-planned community of Braemar, residents not only enjoy their own private amenities, but they also enjoy all the extra perks of the Braemar amenities. Dunbarton is a private, gated community with a quiet neighborhood atmosphere and friendly, welcoming charm.
The Dunbarton community was completed in 2009 and is now home to 479 homes and hundreds of happy residents. Dunbarton was … (0 comments)

virginia active adult: CrossRidge, Glen Allen, Virginia - 06/09/11 01:55 PM

Virginia retirees in search of a private, gated community will want to visit CrossRidge Glen Allen, Virginia. This elegant 55+ community sits on a 400 acre historic site and offers a variety of home styles to choose from including condominiums, town homes, duplexes and single-family homes. Built by Eagle Construction, the community opened in 2001 and is planned for 756 homes upon completion.
The homes at CrossRidge are located within six unique neighborhoods organized around the particular home style. Sizes begin at 1,760 square feet and go up to 2,360 square feet. The smaller homes feature two bedrooms while the … (0 comments)

virginia active adult: Regency at Dominion Valley, Haymarket, Virginia - 05/24/11 02:47 AM
Just 35 miles west of Washington D.C. is the Toll Brothers active adult community known as Regency at Dominion Valley. Located in the town of Haymarket, Virginia, this gated 55+ community features upscale amenities and finely crafted homes in an ideal location. The Haymarket location in Prince William County offers beautiful views of the Bull Run Mountains and lovely natural surroundings including the Shenandoah Valley.
Regency Dominion Valley opened in 2001 and is planned for 855 homes upon completion. The luxury homes were specially designed to appeal to the discerning homebuyer with unique features such as sunrooms, lofts and relaxing screened-in … (0 comments)

virginia active adult: Colonial Heritage, Williamsburg, Virginia - 03/05/11 01:23 PM
Virginia retirees in search of an award-winning active adult community offering championship golf and world-class amenities will want to visit Colonial Heritage in Williamsburg. This gated 55+ community has won numerous accolades and is ideally located just 50 miles east of Richmond. The area is rich in history and offers a wonderful combination of old and new. There are historic landmarks, charming shops and restaurants, outstanding healthcare facilities and relaxing outdoor recreational opportunities.
Built by Lennar, Colonial Heritage Virginia opened in 2004 and is planned for 1,800 homes upon completion. Buyers have the choice of the traditional single-family ranch home or … (0 comments)

virginia active adult: Dunbarton, Bristow, Virginia - 02/06/11 02:12 AM
Just 45 minutes from Washington D.C. is the intimate 55+ community known as Dunbarton. Set in the picturesque town of Bristow in Prince William County, Dunbarton is ideal for those in search of a tranquil Virginia active adult community still close to everyday conveniences. The location is just minutes from Route I-66 and the Virginia Railway Express ensuring easy access to the surrounding areas. Just 10 miles from the community is the Historic Old Towne Manassas featuring wonderful shops and delicious restaurants. The Potomac Mills Mall is a popular outlet center just 20 miles from the community and of course everyday … (0 comments)

virginia active adult: CrossRidge, Glen Allen, Virginia - 01/14/11 03:11 PM
Virginia active adults will be pleased with the elegant amenities and finely crafted homes at CrossRidge, a 55+ community in Glen Allen, Virginia. CrossRidge is located on a historic site of 400 acres in the Richmond suburb of Glen Allen. The community offers a wide variety of housing options including condominiums, town homes, duplexes and single family style homes. The location of CrossRidge is ideal being right next door to a shopping center offering everyday conveniences just a short walk away. Glen Allen boasts a fabulous shopping outdoor shopping mall known as the Short Pump Town Center featuring everything from national … (0 comments)

virginia active adult: Celebrate by Del Webb, Fredericksburg, Virginia - 01/07/11 02:16 PM
In 2008, Del Webb came to Fredericksburg, Virginia with the new active adult community known simply as Celebrate. This resort-style 55+ VA community is planned to have 1,100 ranch homes upon completion and a fabulous collection of amenities including a clubhouse of nearly 30,000 square feet. The ideal location of Celebrate Del Webb is central to both Richmond, VA and Washington D.C. Residents appreciate the close proximity to these major cities plus the areas unique historic charm, world-class healthcare, fine dining, shopping and outdoor recreation.
The homes of this elegant Del Webb community are available in six ranch style floor plans … (0 comments)

virginia active adult: Shenandoah, Lake Frederick, Virginia - 12/09/10 09:54 AM
The stunning Blue Ridge Mountains gracefully create a scenic backdrop for Shenandoah, an active adult community in Virginia for residents age 55 and better. Located in the Shenandoah Valley, the community is planned for 2,130 homes on nearly 950 acres surrounded by mature growth trees, Lake Frederick and the fabulous Blue Ridge Mountains. Residents enjoy a private, gated entryway, world-class amenities and finely crafted homes.
Amenities of Shenandoah revolve around a 35,000 square foot Clubhouse Village including two side-by-side building connected by a charming courtyard plaza. The fitness portion of the facility is complete and offers a state-of-the-art fitness center with … (0 comments)

virginia active adult: Explore the History of Fredericksburg, Virginia - 10/26/10 08:37 AM
When looking for a historic vacation destination, Fredericksburg is a beautiful small town, which has a history that dates back to pre-Colonial times. In this quaint setting, visitors can explore a variety of museums, battlefields and historic homes. They can take part in walking tours, enjoy fine dining, shop in charming boutiques, or take in dinner and a show. With so much to do, Fredericksburg offers a relaxed, quiet vacation that is steeped in American history.
Civil War buffs will particularly enjoy exploring the town of Fredericksburg and its surroundings. There are dozens of museums, historic landmarks and battlefields scattered throughout … (0 comments)

virginia active adult: Leisure World Virginia, Lansdowne, VA - 10/21/10 02:04 PM
Active adults seeking out the ultimate in maintenance-free living near Washington D.C. must take a look at Leisure World Virginia. Located just 25 miles from Washington D.C. in Lansdowne, Virginia, this 55+ community features townhome living in either high-rise or low-rise buildings all offering stunning views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Potomac River. Lansdowne is in Loudon County which is known as the wine country of Virginia. There are numerous vineyards and over 20 wineries as well as equestrian centers, national landmarks and theaters. The surrounding areas are known for fantastic shopping, fine dining, historic grandeur, cultural attractions, galleries … (0 comments)

virginia active adult: Four Seasons at Historic Virginia, Dumfries, Virginia - 10/08/10 02:38 AM
Developed by K. Hovnanian, the Four Seasons collection of active adult communities are well-known for their luxurious amenities, beautiful surroundings and finely crafted homes. One prime example of a Four Seasons community is the Four Seasons at Historic Virginia located in Dumfries, Virginia.
Set in Prince William County of Virginia, Dumfries is a fantastic location just minutes from restaurants, shopping, recreation and everyday conveniences. Washington D.C., the nations’ capital, is less than 30 minutes north offering the ultimate in historic grandeur, museums, theatres, fine dining and national monuments. The area is also home to wonderful outdoor recreation including boating and fishing … (0 comments)

 
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