Fredericksburg, VA 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

3 Active Adult Communities in Fredericksburg Area

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Celebrate

Fredericksburg, VA

Low $200s–Mid $300s

1,100 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family, Attached

New and Resale Homes

Falls Run

Fredericksburg, VA

High $100s–High $300s

784 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family, Attached

Resale Homes Only

Mid $200s–Low $400s

770 Homes

55+ Age Restriction

Single Family

New and Resale Homes

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 the area, including George Washington's boyhood home. First time visitors can find out more about the area's offerings, and buy a day pass to many of the historic sites, by starting at the Fredericksburg Visitor Center. Just a few of Fredericksburg's museums include the White Oak Civil War Museum, the Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop, and the Marine Corps Heritage Center. Visitors can also tour several historic homes, such as Kenmore, which is billed as one of the most elegant colonial mansions in America.

While many of the area's historic sites are open year-round, special events are organized throughout the year. One such event, Bricks and Boards in the Burg, is a fascinating walking tour which highlights the town's architectural beauty. Other special events include juried art shows, stage plays, historical reenactments and outdoor music concerts.

Steeped in a history that includes many Colonial and Civil War battles, the small town of Fredericksburg claims to be the United State's most haunted city, per capita. Several local ghost tours are available to shed a ghoulish light on some of the town's spookiest ghost stories. In addition to tales of terror, these tours also include some interesting elements of the town's colorful past.

If history is not your primary interest, Fredericksburg offers many other attractions as well. The area is home to several 18-hole championship golf courses, including the Gauntlet Golf Club and Lee's Hill Golfer's Club. Those who appreciate fine wine and spirits will enjoy visiting Fredericksburg's local wineries, the Blue and Gray Brewing Company and the A. Smith Bowman Distillery. There are also several unique shops, fine restaurants and performing arts theaters.

Active adults who fall in love with Fredericksburg may like to explore the town's nearby active adult communities, which include: Celebrate, by Del Webb; Virginia Heritage at Lee's Parke, by Lennar; and Falls Run, also by Del Webb. Each of these communities offer amenities designed to support an active lifestyle while still being within close proximity of Old Town Fredericksburg.

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