Archive: March 2018

    Located in Sarasota, Florida, Hammock Preserve on Palmer Ranch is an active adult community that gives residents a truly impressive assortment of amenities and activities to enjoy. Developed by DiVosta, this gated community is the newest addition to Palmer Ranch, a master-planned community that spans over 7,500 acres.

    by Brad Mitchell on March 30th, 2018No Comments

    A popular trend among active adults isn’t just living in a 55-plus community, but also in a master-planned community. Master-planned communities include several planned neighborhoods as well city-like amenities, including shopping centers, hospitals, schools, and entertainment districts. One of the most popular master-planned communities in the country is Summerlin. Located on the western edge of Las Vegas, it has attracted those from across the country looking to live in the entertainment capital of the world.
    Goochland County’s Board of Supervisors have officially approved the development of a 520-home age-restricted community within the county’s eastern end.

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    by Brad Mitchell on March 28th, 20184 Comments

    While Summerfield is far from Florida’s coasts, there are still ample beach options amidst the region’s many lakes. The closest and largest being Lake Weir, which is surrounded by the popular Eaton’s Beach. The lake is great for recreation, fishing, relaxing on a pontoon, or grabbing a bite at Eaton’s Beach Sandbar and Grill. Besides water, outdoor lovers feel right at home being near green space like Ocala National Forest, Ocklawaha Prairie, and Ross Prairie State Forest. Summerfield is convenient for weekend and day trips due to its location. Cities like Tampa, Orlando, and Jacksonville are a few hours’ drive away.

    by Brad Mitchell on March 27th, 20182 Comments

    The last decade has seen Boise grow from a provincial capital to the American frontier’s premier city. Idaho’s capital city provides residents with a taste of a cosmopolitan lifestyle while still living close to nature and scenic mountain views. These two things combine to make Boise a great city for retirees, whether you’re looking for an active culture or an outdoor adventure, the city makes it easy for residents to meet their retirement goals.

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    Retirees looking for a beautiful lakeside setting should check out Tellico Village in Loudon, Tennessee. This established master-planned community is ideally situated on the western shores of Tellico Lake and nestled in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains in Eastern Tennessee. Not only does this active lifestyle community provide a scenic lakeside setting, it also offers retirees a rural charm within a small-town atmosphere.

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    Active adult homebuyers shopping for a new home within a 55+ community but unsure of their desired location will love the Discovery Days program offered in two of Florida’s popular 55-plus communities: Solivita in Kissimmee and Vitalia at Tradition in Port St. Lucie. The Discovery Days program provides prospective buyers with an opportunity to experience the exciting resort lifestyle in both active adult communities.
    Active adult homebuyers in search of an age-restricted community should check out the new 55+ neighborhood coming to the Viridian master-planned development in Arlington, Texas. This new 55-plus neighborhood will be called Viridian Elements and will host approximately 500 homes spread across 141 acres. The first phase of construction will include 227 homes built on 47 acres. Builders will receive their homesites later this summer and are expected to release models in late 2018.
    One of Ocala’s most popular age-restricted communities is adding another collection of homes. Trilogy at Ocala Preserve has announced the Resort Collection featuring four model homes. Starting in the mid $100s, homes in the Resort Collection will start at 1,320 and top off at 2,214 square feet of living space.
    Trumark Companies’ master-planned development division, Trumark Communities, announced the launch of its first age-qualified line of communities under the TruLiving brand. TruLiving will be a new model for age-qualified communities that will be designed with the concepts of WELL Building Standard and attract buyers in the 55+ market with an innovative way to live a healthy and active lifestyle.

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