Archive: September 2013
There is a lot to do when shopping for a new home. Whether choosing from age-restricted active adult communities or from open neighborhoods, it's important to research the location as well as the home itself. You will also want to explore on-site amenities, find out what other residents think of the neighborhood and understand any required fees, taxes and other cost of living expenses.
In the foothills of Northern California's Santa Clara County, The Villages Golf & Country Club offers resort-style living in the midst of picturesque natural beauty. This fabulous community was designed for active adults age 55 or better with amenities spread across four clubhouses and over 100 social clubs, committees and organizations.
When Rick and Reka Reaktenwalt moved to Leesburg, Florida, they found their ideal retirement destination at Royal Highlands. This sunny golf community features plenty of amenities to support an active adult lifestyle, as well as friendly neighbors and beautiful single-family homes.
Set in popular Bonita Springs, Florida, Shadow Wood is a beautiful, open-age community which offers members a variety of social activities and country club amenities including three 18-hole golf courses. The fabulous location is close to retail centers, restaurants and sunny Gulf Coast beaches as well.
As the largest city in New England, and one of the most well-known cities in the country, Boston enjoys a rich history and its own distinct personality. Over 12 million people visit Boston each year, and the city welcomes them with a variety of attractions including museums, performing arts venues, restaurants, shopping districts and seasonal festivals.
Developed over the course of 25 years, SaddleBrooke has grown into a world-class active adult community in the heart of Tucson, Arizona. This fabulous Robson Communities property now offers over 4,500 residences, including both single-family homes and villa townhomes, as well as a wide array of resort-style amenities.
Most retirees simply look forward to enjoying well deserved me time. At the stage in life when you can finally settle down, it’s always fun to dream of how you’ll spend your time and where you’ll hang your hat. While most of us couldn't imagine spending millions on a home during retirement, it certainly is fun to look!
Named for the picturesque lake it surrounds, Red Mill Pond is an intimate community of just 343 single-family homes. Although it is a small community, its amenities and activities let residents enjoy a healthy, active lifestyle. Its location in Lewes, Delaware, also puts residents within easy reach of the popular Delaware shore.
New England offers picturesque getaways year-round, but visitors particularly enjoy the beauty of the region's changing fall foliage. This peak tourist season is a prime time to stay in a quaint bed and breakfast, or a charming country inn. There are also many areas where you can rent a home for an extended visit or find lodgings at a budget-friendly hotel.
At Regency at Palisades, active adults can find a beautiful home in the heart of Charlotte, North Carolina. This brand new Toll Brothers community is open to all ages, but has been designed with homes and amenities that appeal to active adults. Resort-style amenities include plans for a spacious clubhouse, as well as optional membership at the Palisades Country Club.