Active adult homebuyers looking for a new 55+ community to build their ideal retirement dream home have plenty of options to choose from this year. Grand openings at new active adult communities are sprouting all over the country from prestigious builders like Del Webb, K. Hovnanian, and Taylor Morrison. All of which are sure to offer the latest trends that appeal to the Baby Boomer lifestyle.
Retirees looking for innovative home designs and luxurious resort-style amenities in a prime location should keep their eye on any one of these new 55+ communities that are rumored to open in 2016.
This lakefront 55+ community in Summerville is being developed by K. Hovnanian and will offer modern single-family home designs and unsurpassed resort-style amenities. With 800 luxury homes to be built, retirees will have more than a dozen floor plans to choose from ranging in size from 1,320 to 3,494 square feet. These elegant homes offer either one or two-story living with masters on the main level. Baby Boomers will love these contemporary designs with open great rooms, spacious kitchens, outdoor living spaces, and high ceilings.
Tentative plans call for a 20,000 square-foot clubhouse that will include world-class indoor and outdoor amenities sure to keep residents physically fit and socially active. Four Seasons at The Lakes of Cane Bay will be centered around acres of beautiful lakes and lush landscaping where fishing, kayaking, bird watching, and boating are daily activities. This vibrant and welcoming 55+ community will have the social lifestyle that Baby Boomers are searching for in Coastal South Carolina.
Active adult buyers will find innovative home designs combined with resort-style amenities in a premier setting at Del Webb – The Woodlands. This age-restricted community is slated to have 550 single-family homes and retirees can choose from two luxurious design collections known as the Classic Series and Estate Series. Homes will range in size from 1,711 to 2,604 square feet with Del Webb’s quality, energy-efficient construction.
Expect to find great features like spacious layouts, sunrooms, storage options, open island kitchens, and covered back patios. Along with great floor plans, active adults will also enjoy the proposed 11,500 square-foot clubhouse as the central hub of physical activity and social recreation.
There will be no shortage of fun activities and events like bocce ball, tennis, and arts and crafts to keep residents entertained and engaged. The natural beauty and wetlands that surround the neighborhood will be a pleasing aesthetic to this welcoming community. If that's not enough, downtown Houston is just 40 minutes away, making it easy to explore big-city attractions.
Del Webb’s newest age-restricted community in Fort Mill, South Carolina, will offer beautiful ranch homes designed for the active adult lifestyle with open living spaces, large walk-in closets, loft options, and luxurious first-floor master suites. Homebuyers will have three design collections with a total of eleven floor plans from which to choose.
These single-family homes will offer 1,234 to 2,565 square feet of living space with two or three bedrooms, two to three-and-a-half bathrooms, and two or two-and-a-half-car garages. Carolina Orchards will also provide homeowners with a lavish clubhouse that will have everything retirees could want or need. Planned amenities include an outdoor pool, pavilion, a dog park, and tennis and pickleball courts. Ideally situated between two metropolitan areas, Charlotte and Rock Hill, residents of Carolina Orchards will never be too far from recreational options and endless entertainment.
A brand new active adult community is expected to come to Las Vegas, Nevada this year and it will offer resort-style amenities and 425 low-maintenance single-family homes. Final floor plans are currently in progress and homebuyers can rest assured knowing that all home designs will feature options that appeal to the Baby Boomer lifestyle.
Regency at Summerlin will offer homes ranging from approximately 1,600 to 2,400 square feet. This gated 55+ neighborhood will also feature a 16,669 square-foot clubhouse full of indoor and outdoor amenities such as an indoor lap pool, game room, state-of-the-art fitness center, outdoor pool, and a variety of sports courts.
Retirees will have access to 150 miles of walking and biking trails that surround the beautiful community for leisurely strolls. An on-site activities director will also be available to help plan and organize fun events, clubs, and activities for all homeowners to enjoy. Active adults are sure to thrive in this welcoming 55+ community as well as explore all of the entertainment, fine dining, and attractions that Las Vegas has to offer.
Bonterra at Cross Creek Ranch is a new 55+ gated community in the Houston area. Taylor Morrison plans to build 700 residences nestled within a serene setting of sparkling lakes and lush landscapes. Homebuyers will have ten floor plans to choose from that range in size from 1,606 to 2,878 square feet.
These elegant single-family homes feature flexible entertaining spaces, open layouts, spacious master suites, formal dining rooms, and inviting living rooms. Located within the master-planned Cross Creek Ranch, residents of Bonterra will enjoy private amenities as well as all of the amenities throughout the master-planned community.
Plans call for a 10,000 square-foot clubhouse in Bonterra that will include a lagoon-style pool, fitness center, ballroom, massage room, continuing education center, pickleball courts, bocce ball courts, and walking and biking trails. Bonterra at Cross Creek is being designed for the Baby Boomer lifestyle with an assortment of amenities and social activities in an exciting yet intimate neighborhood setting.
We'll keep you updated on the progress and grand opening of each community. Stay tuned for more 55+ communities in the works this year!