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Attractive Lifestyle for Active Adults in Lakeland, FL

by Susan Quilty on No Comments

Inside the clubhouse residents will find an elegant ballroom with a stage

Active adults looking for a well-established community in Central Florida, may find their ideal retirement destination at Sandpiper Golf & Country Club. Located in Lakeland, this mid-sized community offers affordable homes which were designed for active adults aged 55 or better. It also features resort-style amenities, including recreation centers and an 18-hole golf course.

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Baton Rouge – The Ultimate Place to Call Home

by Bill Ness on No Comments

Epcon Communities brought their unique home styles to Southeastern Louisiana with Village Charmant.

Located in Southeast Louisiana, Baton Rouge is the state’s capital and its second-largest city, next to New Orleans. It’s a perfect place to enjoy South Louisiana’s unique culture with a diverse mix of residents flavored by a Creole and Cajun influence. Baton Rouge’s warm southern climate and lower cost of living also makes it a great destination for active adult retirees.

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Discover the Only 55+ Community in Denver, CO

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Residents can relax in the library with the latest novel.

As the only active adult community within the city of Denver, Colorado, Windsor Gardens puts residents within easy reach of shopping, dining and cultural attractions. Within its own grounds, the well-established community offers resort-style amenities including an inviting clubhouse and a semi-private 9-hole golf course. Affordable home prices also make Windsor Gardens an appealing option for a wide range of active adult homebuyers.

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10 Top Active Adult Builders

by Megan Boldrey on 12 Comments

With its line of Four Seasons active adult communities, the company offers older adults a whole lifestyle including resort-style amenities and varied social opportunities.

Several builders are developing age-restricted communities due to the increasing popularity of active adult living. Homebuyers who search for active adult communities will most likely start to notice that there are a few builders whose names come up over and over. So we have created a list of the 10 Top Active Adult Builders to help you with your search. Please note, the builders listed below are in no particular order.

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Tennessee Retirement for Those with a Zest for Life

by Susan Quilty on No Comments

While Lenox Place may have plans for just 250 homes, this Tennessee community has much to offer active adult homebuyers. This beautiful development features low-maintenance homes, an inviting community clubhouse and lovely grounds. Set in Gallatin, the community is also just 30 minutes from all of Nashville’s urban attractions.

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Baby Boomer Bucket List: Making the Most of Retirement

by Samantha Reid on 4 Comments

Now that Baby Boomers are reaching their retirement age they can enjoy some of the freedom that it comes with. After a lifetime of hard work, retirement is when your time becomes almost entirely your own. Some see retirement as a time purely for rest and relaxation, but many retirees are taking on a bucket […]

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Leisure 55+ Living in Manchester

by Susan Quilty on No Comments

With affordable homes and an exciting line-up of amenities, Leisure Village West offers an attractive retirement retreat in Manchester, New Jersey. Leisure Village West is a gated golf community of over 2,600 attached homes, specifically designed for active adults aged 55 or better. Indoor and outdoor amenities support active living, while clubs, classes and special events make it easy for neighbors to make new friends.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma Invites Your Arrival

by Bill Ness on No Comments

While Oklahoma is largely rural, active adults can find all the fun of city living in downtown Tulsa. This thriving city offers all the expected urban attractions, such as charming shopping districts, great restaurants and diverse cultural entertainment. Tulsa also features casinos, wineries, sports venues, golf courses, museums and much more.

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Reel in Your Dream Retirement in South Carolina

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Active adults who are looking for a new community in Central South Carolina may find the home of their dreams in The Ponds at Cobblestone Park. This lovely development features just under 300 single-family homes, yet residents have access to many impressive amenities including a 30,000 square-foot clubhouse and 27 holes of golf.

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20 Great Cities for Retirement

by Megan Boldrey on 1 Comment

There are hundreds of active adult communities throughout the nation. With so many destinations to consider, finding the perfect city in which to retire is an important factor. To help streamline this process, 55 Places has compiled a list of 20 Great Cities for Retirement.

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