Philadelphia Area 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

78 Communities in Philadelphia Area, PA


Hershey's Mill - West Chester, PA

Hershey's Mill

West Chester, PA

Hershey's Mill

West Chester, PA
  • Mid $100s–Low $600s
  • 1,720 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
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  • High $200s–Low $400s
  • 675 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
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Wildflowers at Hillview - Coatesville, PA

Wildflowers at Hillview

Coatesville, PA

Wildflowers at Hillview

Coatesville, PA
  • Mid $200s–High $300s
  • 672 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New and Resale Homes
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  • Mid $100s–Mid $200s
  • 646 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
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Foxfield - Garnet Valley, PA

Foxfield

Garnet Valley, PA

Foxfield

Garnet Valley, PA
  • Low $200s–High $300s
  • 520 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
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Heritage Creek - Warminster, PA

Heritage Creek

Warminster, PA

Heritage Creek

Warminster, PA
  • Mid $200s–Low $500s
  • 517 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
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Fox Hill Farm - Glen Mills, PA

Fox Hill Farm

Glen Mills, PA

Fox Hill Farm

Glen Mills, PA
  • High $200s–Low $400s
  • 491 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
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Centennial Station - Warminster, PA

Centennial Station

Warminster, PA

Centennial Station

Warminster, PA
  • Below $100k–Mid $200s
  • 410 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
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The Reserve at Gwynedd - Lansdale, PA

The Reserve at Gwynedd

Lansdale, PA

The Reserve at Gwynedd

Lansdale, PA
  • Low $200s–High $500s
  • 400 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
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Ridgewood - Royersford, PA

Ridgewood

Royersford, PA

Ridgewood

Royersford, PA
  • Low $300s–High $300s
  • 356 Homes
  • No Age Restriction
  • New and Resale Homes
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The Greens at Westover - Norristown, PA

The Greens at Westover

Norristown, PA

The Greens at Westover

Norristown, PA
  • Mid $100s–High $100s
  • 306 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
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  • Low $400s–High $400s
  • 300 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
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Traditions at Longwood - Kennett Square, PA

Traditions at Longwood

Kennett Square, PA

Traditions at Longwood

Kennett Square, PA
  • High $300s–High $400s
  • 300 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
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Traditions at Washington Crossing - Washington Crossing, PA

Traditions at Washington Crossing

Washington Crossing, PA

Traditions at Washington Crossing

Washington Crossing, PA
  • Low $500s–Low $600s
  • 299 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
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Ovations at Elk View - West Grove, PA

Ovations at Elk View

West Grove, PA

Ovations at Elk View

West Grove, PA
  • Low $300s–High $300s
  • 283 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
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The Villas at Five Ponds - Warminster, PA

The Villas at Five Ponds

Warminster, PA

The Villas at Five Ponds

Warminster, PA
  • High $300s–High $400s
  • 280 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New and Resale Homes
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Honeycroft Village - Cochranville, PA

Honeycroft Village

Cochranville, PA

Honeycroft Village

Cochranville, PA
  • Mid $200s–High $300s
  • 264 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New and Resale Homes
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Meadow Glen at Skippack - Schwenksville, PA

Meadow Glen at Skippack

Schwenksville, PA

Meadow Glen at Skippack

Schwenksville, PA
  • Mid $300s–Low $500s
  • 255 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New and Resale Homes
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Legacy Oaks at Warrington - Warrington, PA

Legacy Oaks at Warrington

Warrington, PA

Legacy Oaks at Warrington

Warrington, PA
  • Low $300s–Low $400s
  • 241 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
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  • Mid $400s–High $400s
  • 216 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
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  • High $300s–Low $500s
  • 209 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New and Resale Homes
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Meridian of Valley Square - Warrington, PA

Meridian of Valley Square

Warrington, PA

Meridian of Valley Square

Warrington, PA
  • High $200s–Low $400s
  • 200 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New and Resale Homes
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  • Low $200s–High $200s
  • 200 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
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The Villas at Linfield - Royersford, PA

The Villas at Linfield

Royersford, PA

The Villas at Linfield

Royersford, PA
  • Low $300s–Mid $300s
  • 200 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
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  • Mid $500s–Low $1Ms
  • 198 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New and Resale Homes
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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 M tter 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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