Archive: August 2017
Woodstone Crossing, an active lifestyle community in Weymouth, MA, will be hosting a wine tasting event on Saturday, September 9 from 4pm to 6pm. This special event will include a selection of wines from Harbor Side Wines as well as a variety of cheeses and sweets.
Carolina Arbors is a beautiful active adult community by Del Webb that’s situated in the center of the Triangle Area of Durham, Raleigh, and Chapel Hill in North Carolina. Not only does this lavish 55+ community offer a prime location in Durham County, it also provides empty nesters with a carefree and active lifestyle thanks to its maintenance-free homes, world-class amenities, and exciting social atmosphere. This award-winning 55-plus community was also 55places.com’s Community of the Year for 2016, recognizing it as an outstanding active adult community that retirees love to call home.
Builder C.P. Berry Homes officially broke ground last week on its newest 55+ community called Rolling Green at Topsfield in Massachusetts. The groundbreaking ceremony was held on August 16 and was attended by the builders’ four generations of active family members in the business, local officials from the town of Topsfield, and members of the Board of Selectmen, Planning Board, Conservation Commission, and others.
Active adults looking for a retirement oasis in Georgetown, Texas should check out Gatlin Creek. This new 55+ community is being built by Century Communities and will offer just 70 single-family homes spread across 22 acres. Gatlin Creek offers retirees beautiful home designs and private outdoor amenities within a tranquil and scenic setting.
Taylor Morrison, a leading national homebuilder and developer, recently conducted a survey in cooperation with Wakefield Research that showed more homebuyers want outdoor living spaces and are willing to sacrifice indoor home square footage to get it. According to the survey, about 56% of homebuyers would sacrifice a larger home to obtain a bigger yard.
With the summer season coming to a close, there are some tasks homeowners have to do to keep their yards healthy until spring returns. The cooler temperatures, falling leaves, and dormant grass are just some of what to expect as the fall season approaches. And in order to prepare your yard for the upcoming season, it’s best to take advantage of the time you have to ensure your backyard is ready to survive the chillier months ahead. Check out some of these tips to get your yard ready for fall.
Interested buyers looking for more information about the development of South Carolina’s newest active adult community, Del Webb Myrtle Beach, will have more chances to attend informational seminars in the coming months.
Brambleton is one of the top-selling master-planned communities in the country. Ideally located in Ashburn, Virginia, Brambleton features innovative home designs and distinct neighborhoods that cater to a variety of homeowners along with exciting resort-style amenities and a well-appointed Town Center that provides everything homeowners could want or need. The 2,000 acres that surround the development also offer plenty of outdoor recreation and opportunities for residents to get in touch with nature to enjoy scenic views.
Robson Ranch Arizona has been busy lately with releasing new home designs and renovating some of its resort-style amenities. Residents of this age-restricted community in Eloy, AZ, will now have access to the recently renovated fitness center as well as a new model grand opening and a new collection of courtyard villas.
Just because retirees are deciding to downsize from their large family home and move into an active adult community doesn’t mean they have to leave their four-legged companion behind. Active adult communities across the country are becoming more pet-friendly and providing amenities that cater to dog-owning Baby Boomers. Retirees develop a special bond with their dogs and many studies have shown that owning a pet during their Golden Years can help promote a more active and healthier lifestyle. With so many positive benefits when it comes to owning a dog, it’s no surprise Boomers refuse to part ways with their favorite pet and look for communities that allow dogs as well as have amenities for them. If you want you and Fido to live an active lifestyle in retirement, then check out these active adult communities with dog parks.