Philadelphia Area, PA 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

61 Active Adult Communities in Philadelphia Area

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Below $100k–High $100s

776 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family

Resale Homes Only

High $200s–Low $400s

675 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family, Attached

Resale Homes Only

Mid $100s–Low $200s

645 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family

Resale Homes Only

Foxfield

Garnet Valley, PA

Low $200s–High $300s

520 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family, Attached, Condos

Resale Homes Only

Heritage Creek

Warwick Township, PA

Mid $200s–Low $500s

517 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family, Condos

Resale Homes Only

Fox Hill Farm

Glen Mills, PA

Mid $200s–Low $400s

491 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family, Attached

Resale Homes Only

Centennial Station

Warminster, PA

Low $100s–Mid $200s

410 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Condos

Resale Homes Only

Low $200s–High $500s

400 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family, Attached, Condos

Resale Homes Only

Ridgewood

Royersford, PA

Low $300s–High $300s

356 Homes

No Age Restriction

Attached

New and Resale Homes

Mid $100s–High $100s

306 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Condos

Resale Homes Only

Low $400s–Low $500s

300 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Attached

Resale Homes Only

Traditions at Washington Crossing

Washington Crossing, PA

Low $400s–Low $600s

299 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family, Attached

Resale Homes Only

High $300s–High $400s

280 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Attached

New and Resale Homes

Meadow Glen at Skippack

Schwenksville, PA

Mid $300s–Low $500s

255 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family

New and Resale Homes

Low $300s–Low $400s

241 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family

Resale Homes Only

Low $500s–High $600s

216 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family, Attached

Resale Homes Only

High $300s–Low $500s

209 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Attached

New and Resale Homes

High $200s–Low $400s

200 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Condos

New and Resale Homes

Low $200s–High $200s

200 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Attached

Resale Homes Only

Low $300s–Mid $300s

200 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Attached

Resale Homes Only

Mid $400s–Low $1Ms

198 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Condos

New and Resale Homes

High $300s–High $400s

191 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family

New and Resale Homes

Traditions at Skippack

Collegeville, PA

Low $300s–High $300s

184 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family

Resale Homes Only

Whitpain Farm

Blue Bell, PA

High $300s–Low $600s

171 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family, Attached

Resale Homes Only

Bluestone Creek

Warrington, PA

Low $200s–Mid $300s

162 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Attached, Condos

Resale Homes Only

Ivygreene

Warminster, PA

High $200s–High $300s

158 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Attached

Resale Homes Only

Lions Gate

Souderton, PA

High $200s–Mid $300s

156 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Attached

Resale Homes Only

Manatawny Village

Pottstown, PA

High $100s–Low $200s

153 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Attached

New and Resale Homes

Stuart's Keep

Norristown, PA

High $100s–Low $200s

153 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Attached

Resale Homes Only

Village of Willow Run

Royersford, PA

Below $100k–Mid $100s

150 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family

Resale Homes Only

Lamplighter Village

Warrington, PA

High $200s–High $300s

149 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Attached

Resale Homes Only

Mid $100s–Low $200s

140 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Condos

Resale Homes Only

Blue Bell Springs

Blue Bell, PA

Low $200s–High $200s

135 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family

New and Resale Homes

Forest Ridge

Warrington, PA

High $100s–Low $200s

132 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Condos

Resale Homes Only

Low $400s–High $500s

127 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Attached

New and Resale Homes

The Meadows at Skippack

Collegeville, PA

Low $300s–High $300s

125 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family

Resale Homes Only

Delancey Court

Newtown, PA

High $500s–High $700s

120 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Attached

New and Resale Homes

Harrington Village

Souderton, PA

High $200s–High $300s

120 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Attached

Resale Homes Only

Salem Manor

Bensalem, PA

Mid $100s–High $100s

120 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Condos

Resale Homes Only

Montgomery Walk

North Wales, PA

Mid $300s–Low $500s

119 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Attached

Resale Homes Only

Low $400s–High $400s

108 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family

New Homes Only

Gwynedd Woods

North Wales, PA

High $100s–Low $200s

105 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family

Resale Homes Only

Mid $400s–Low $500s

96 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Attached

Resale Homes Only

Fox Run Preserve

New Hope, PA

High $500s–Low $700s

95 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family

Resale Homes Only

William Penn Villas

Royersford, PA

Mid $100s–High $200s

87 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family, Attached

Resale Homes Only

Jefferson Crossing

Norristown, PA

Low $200s–High $200s

84 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Attached

Resale Homes Only

The Colony at Skippack

Schwenksville, PA

High $200s–High $400s

81 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family

Resale Homes Only

Avenrowe

Fairless Hills, PA

High $100s–Low $200s

80 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Attached

Resale Homes Only

Creekwood Village

Schwenksville, PA

Below $100k–High $100s

80 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family

Resale Homes Only

Tarrington Village

Hatfield, PA

Mid $200s–Low $300s

79 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Attached

Resale Homes Only

Mid $300s–Low $400s

72 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Attached

Resale Homes Only

Wyndham Woods

Hatfield, PA

Mid $200s–High $200s

68 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Attached

Resale Homes Only

Village at Newbury

Lansdale, PA

Mid $200s–High $200s

66 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Attached

Resale Homes Only

Holland Preserve

Holland, PA

Low $200s–High $300s

64 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Condos

Resale Homes Only

High $200s–Low $300s

64 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Attached

Resale Homes Only

High $200s–Low $300s

64 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Attached

Resale Homes Only

High $200s–Mid $300s

60 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Attached

Resale Homes Only

Lakeview Estates

Newtown, PA

Low $500s–Low $800s

58 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family

Resale Homes Only

Woodhaven Hills

Bensalem, PA

Mid $200s–High $200s

52 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Attached

Resale Homes Only

Montgomery Preserve

North Wales, PA

Low $400s–Mid $400s

35 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family

New Homes Only

Yardley Point

Yardley, PA

High $100s–Low $200s

30 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Condos

Resale Homes Only

Overview

There are over 50 active adult communities in the Philadelphia area. Homebuyers looking for low-maintenance residences in an age-restricted community have plenty of choices. New and resale home options range from single-family homes and townhomes to condominiums. Popular active adult homebuilders like Del Webb, McKee Builders, Ryan Homes, and Pulte Homes have recognized the popularity of active adult communities near Philadelphia and offer a range of neighborhood sizes that contain sought-after amenities.

Climate & Geography

55+ communities in the Philadelphia area fall within the humid subtropical climate zone with cold winters, hot and humid summers, and a mild spring and fall season. The average daily temperature in January is about 33 degrees Fahrenheit while the month of July sees an average daily temperature of 78 degrees. Early fall and late winter are dry and February is the driest month of the year with just 2.64 inches of precipitation on average.

Philadelphia is the fifth-most populous city in the nation and the sixth-largest metropolitan area in the United States. Often referred to as the “Delaware Valley”, the Philadelphia metropolitan area makes up much of the valley in which the Delaware River flows and parts of New Jersey and Delaware. Many active adult communities near Philadelphia are found in the following counties: Bucks, Berks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia.

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment

Philadelphia is home to a plethora of national historic sites. The hub for most of the national landmarks is the Independence National Historic Park. Here you will find Independence Hall, site of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Other famous attractions include the Liberty Bell as well as the homes of Edgar Allen Poe and Betsy Ross.

Residents of 55+ communities in the Philadelphia area also enjoy the endless array of learning opportunities with famous museums. Such museums are the Franklin Institute, the Academy of Natural Science, the Mütter Museum, and the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Those looking for museums rich with history and culture will enjoy visiting the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, the African American Museum, the National Museum of American Jewish History, the National Constitution Center, and the Atwater Kent Museum of Philadelphia.

Cost of Living & Taxes

When purchasing a home in an active adult community in the Philadelphia area it’s important to consider the cost of living as well as tax benefits. Generally the state of Pennsylvania is a retirement-friendly state that doesn’t collect a tax for retirement income. This includes social security, 401Ks, pensions, IRAs, etc. There is a flat-rate income tax that is collected at 3.07 percent. Overall the cost of living in the Philadelphia area is just slightly higher than the national average, yet lower than the state’s cost of living.

Healthcare

Active adult communities throughout the Philadelphia area have access to 96 hospitals. Of all the medical centers, 23 are top-ranking facilities. Top-ranking medical centers in Philadelphia are the University of Pennsylvania-Penn Presbyterian, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Hahnemann University Hospital, Pennsylvania Hospital, Fox Chase Cancer Center, and Wills Eye Hospital. Other high-ranking facilities nearby include the Lankenau Medical Center in Wynnewood, MossRehab in Elkins Park, and Brywn Mawr Hospital in Bryn Mawr.

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