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, attached homes and townhomes. Many of the single-family homes feature luxury touches such as gas fireplaces, elegant interior columns and trim, basements, sunrooms, porches, loft spaces and more. The smaller townhomes may be smaller sized yet they still offer designer touches such as gourmet kitchens, fireplaces, dens, breakfast rooms and more. Prices range from the low $200’s to the mid $600’s.
The Gainesville area itself is very appealing to active adult homebuyers, especially those still in the workforce. It is in the heart of Prince William County and is just a short drive from Washington D.C. Gainesville and surrounding areas are well known for offering excellent healthcare facilities, continued education at nearby universities and colleges, exciting entertainment venues, shopping, dining, and outdoor recreation. Gainesville is the perfect mix of a relaxing country setting yet it is still close to everyday conveniences and major cities.
Aside from the long list of things-to-do throughout the area, the Heritage Hunt community itself offers a fantastic collection of amenities. There are three spacious clubhouses , each offering a unique collection of amenities to encourage a physically fit and socially active lifestyle. The Heritage Hunt Clubhouse is the place to meet up with friends over an elegant dinner or a game of billiards. There are card and activity rooms, a lounge, grand ballroom and a pro-shop for the 18-hole community golf course. The Fitness and Aquatic Center features a fully-equipped fitness center, aerobics studio, locker rooms plus indoor and outdoor swimming pools. Finally, the Marsh Mansion, a beautifully renovated historic building, is home to banquet facilities, a restaurant, library, billiards room and meeting spaces.
To ensure residents enjoy a full social calendar there is a full-time activities director on-hand coordinating everything from weekly exercise classes to annual holiday parties. There are numerous special interest clubs, daytrips, seminars, special events and community parties all throughout the year.
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