Archive: March 2011
Arlington Ridge in Leesburg, Florida is a 55+ active adult community. Being built by D.R. Horton, this gated community will have 629 homes when completed. Many of the lots have views of the golf course. All of the homes have concrete block construction. The interiors have open spaces with flexible areas that can be customized in new construction. Home buyers can choose from two home series at Arlington Ridge.
SunRiver at St. George is a 55+ active adult community in beautiful southwest Utah. When completed the community will contain 2,200 homes. SunRiver's single-family homes, with twenty available floor plans, range in size from 1,055 square feet to 3,184 square feet. The homes provide views of Pine Valley Mountain, the golf course or the open desert.
Canadian retirees often seek warmer climates by taking extended vacations south of the border in many different areas of the United States. While this may be a great way to enjoy the best of both countries, it is important that you understand how each country’s rules will apply to your situation.
Set in the beautiful Cascade Mountains of Washington, Trilogy at Redmond Ridge attracts active adults, 55 and better, who enjoy participating in activities that keep their mind and body young. They can enjoy the natural beauty of the surrounding mountains, forests and rivers, and still have the convenience of two nearby cities: Seattle, 16 miles away; and nearby Redmond, the “bicycle capital of the Northwest.”
Despite the current recession and depressed housing market, there are several active adult communities that are still a hit with homebuyers in Arizona. If you are thinking of moving to this popular retirement state, here are seven communities worth considering.
Del Webb’s Sun City Aliante is an active adult 55+ community inside the large, multi-age Aliante master-planned community. Located 15 miles north of the Las Vegas Strip, Sun City Aliante is set in the foothills of the Nevada Sheep Mountain Range.
Arid deserts and sunny beaches are still popular retirement destinations, but there are no limits on the retirement dreams of today’s active adults. City, country or suburbia are all becoming accessible retirement locations, complete with active adult communities. This freedom lets retirees find the destination that is best for them, but it can sometimes make it more difficult to narrow down a new place to live.
Lake Forest is a gated community without age restrictions in Port St. Lucie, Florida. Located in the non-age restricted master-planned community of St. Lucie West, Lake Forest provides active adults with safe, affordable housing and many attractive amenities.
When shopping for an active adult community, retirees are frequently drawn to the idea of buying a newly built home. However, for many active adults, choosing an available resale home ends up being a great alternative. There are pros and cons to either option, so it’s often best to learn more about each when looking for your next home.
Bellaggio in Lake Worth, Florida is a 55+ adult community built by Ansca and Levitt & Sons. Constructed between 2001 and 2004, this gated community consists of 1,100 Mediterranean-style homes. Situated on 560 acres, homes at Bellaggio in Lake Worth offer floorplans between 1,768 and 2,896 square feet. Many have large back yards, beautiful tile or hardwood floors, or built in spas. Just minutes from the ocean, the community is surrounded by lakes and lagoons making water an important feature of living in this community. Over seventy percent of the home sites offer lake views.