Top 10 Impressive 55+ Golf Communities

The sun setting over a New Hampshire golf course.
If you want to spend your retirement hitting the links, take a look a these 55+ communities!

Throughout the country, active adult communities offer beautiful grounds, diverse homes, and impressive amenities. Many also feature challenging golf courses designed for players of all skill levels. Here are 10 fabulous golf communities to help you start your search.

CantaMia – Goodyear, AZ

Mid $300s – Mid $700s

The community grounds on a sunny day at CantaMia at Estrella in Goodyear, Arizona.

Surrounded by the north and south lakes of Estrella, CantaMia offers sustainable living in a scenic setting. This beautiful 1,700-home community opened in 2010 and is being developed by AV Homes. Residents have access to the 18-hole Estrella Golf Course in addition to a variety of resort-style amenities within CantaMia.

Trilogy at Encanterra – Queen Creek, AZ

Low $600s – Mid $1Ms

A flag on the golf course on the grounds of Encanterra in Queen Creek, Arizona.

Set 45 minutes southeast of Phoenix near the San Tan Mountains, Trilogy at Encanterra welcomes active adults to a community that’s “city close, but country quiet.” The community features a 60,000-square-foot clubhouse, an 18-hole championship golf course, and plans for approximately 2,400 single-family homes.

Robson Ranch – Eloy, AZ

Low $300s – Low $800s

The golf course and clubhouse at Robson Ranch in Eloy, Arizona.

At Robson Ranch, active adults will find a spacious clubhouse, an 18-hole golf course, sports courts, a fishing lake, and more. Beautiful grounds offer a tranquil setting, while still being within an hour of both Phoenix and Tucson. Robson Ranch also has plans for approximately 4,600 homes in both attached and single-family designs.

Solivita – Kissimmee, FL

Low $300s – Low $700s

A flag on the golf course at Solivita in Kissimmee, Florida.

Golf lovers can enjoy challenging play with two 18-hole golf courses at Solivita by Avatar. With plans for nearly 6,000 homes, Solivita meets the needs of many active adults. Beyond golf, its resort-style amenities include indoor and outdoor swimming pools, restaurants, sports courts, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and the Starlite Ballroom.

Del Webb Orlando – Davenport, FL

Mid $200s – Mid $500s

Palm trees surrounding the clubhouse at Del Webb Orlando in Davenport, Florida.

Opened in 2007, Del Webb Orlando is a smaller community of just 830 homes, yet it still offers a wide range of amenities including an 18-hole golf course. The inviting clubhouse features indoor and outdoor swimming pools, hobby and game rooms, sports courts, fishing lakes, and more. Mature trees and lush landscaping also give the community a scenic, secluded atmosphere.

Stone Creek – Ocala, FL

High $200s – Mid $500s

Golf carts on the golf course at Stone Creek in Ocala, Florida.

Active adults in Central Florida can enjoy Stone Creek’s beautiful homes and impressive amenities. This Del Webb community offers a 22,500-square-foot clubhouse, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and the 18-hole Stone Creek Golf Club. It also includes plans for approximately 3,800 homes in both attached and single-family designs.

Trilogy at the Vineyards – Brentwood, CA

Low $700s – High $1Ms

Flowers surrounding a fountain outside the clubhouse at Trilogy® at the Vineyards in Brentwood, California.

In Northern California, Trilogy at the Vineyards features a spectacular setting amid rolling hills, vineyards, olive groves, and nature preserves. Resident golfers can enjoy 27 holes of challenging play, while every resident can make use of the indoor and outdoor amenities found at the 34,000-square-foot clubhouse. Upon completion, the community will include about 1,100 homes.

Heritage Todd Creek – Thornton, CO

Low $600s – Low $1Ms

The patio and community grounds at Heritage Todd Creek in Thornton, Colorado.

Opened by Lennar Homes in 2006, Heritage at Todd Creek welcomes active adults aged 55+. Highlights of this 1,300-home community include a 33,000-square-foot clubhouse, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, hobby and game rooms, sports courts, and the 18-hole Heritage Todd Golf Club.

Sun City Peachtree – Griffin, GA

Low $300s – High $400s

Residents on the golf course at Sun City Peachtree in Griffin, Georgia.

Spread across 1,700 lush acres just 35 miles south of Atlanta, Sun City Peachtree has plans for 3,387 diverse single-family homes. The community’s impressive amenities include a 45,000-square-foot clubhouse, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, sports courts, and botanical gardens. Resident golfers can also enjoy the 18-hole course at Canongate Sun City Peachtree.

Greenbriar Oceanaire – Waretown, NJ

Mid $400s – High $500s

Exterior view of the clubhouse at Greenbriar Oceanaire in Waretown, New Jersey.

Active adults on the East Coast can enjoy 18 holes of golf and a wide range of amenities at Greenbriar Oceanaire. This coastal community is just two miles from Barnegat Bay and 20 minutes from Long Beach Island. Beyond golf, the community offers a state-of-the-art fitness center, hobby and game rooms, restaurants, swimming pools, sports courts, and more.

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