55+ Communities With New Homes for Sale in Charlotte

Trees surrounding the welcome sign at the entrance of Cresswind Charlotte, a 55+ community in Charlotte, North Carolina.
If you're looking for a new home for sale in Charlotte, take a look a these 55+ communities.

There are several benefits to buying a new home, especially for active adults who want control over the look and feel from start to finish. From customizing floor plans and creating the perfect layout to picking out paint colors and choosing the latest appliances, new homes give buyers the chance to create the home of their dreams.

New homes also tend to have lower repair and maintenance costs as well as lower monthly bills—thanks to new appliances and more energy efficient technology. Fortunately, for retirees considering a move to the Tar Heel State, there are several active adult communities with new homes in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Here are four 55+ communities with new homes to consider in the Queen City:

High $300s - Low $600s

Exterior view of the clubhouse at Cresswind Charlotte, a 55+ community in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Located 15 minutes from Charlotte, Cresswind Charlotte sits on 370 acres of peaceful, rolling woodlands. The scenic development will feature a total of 850 single-family homes upon completion and currently has new homes on the market.

Cresswind Charlotte has two distinct home collections named after the city’s busiest streets of Trade and Tryon. The Trade Collection features four floor plans that range from 1,448 to 1,788 square feet and offer two to three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and two-car garages. The Tryon Collection offers five floor plans that range from 2,012 to 2,547 square feet. Plans offer two to three bedrooms, two to two-and-a-half bathrooms, and two-car garages. Some layouts also include a den area.

Along with the variety of floor plans, Cresswind Charlotte also offers its residents several desirable amenities, including an expansive 18,000-square-foot clubhouse, a state-of-the-art fitness center, a catering kitchen, and an indoor pool. Outdoors, residents will find a pool, an event lawn, plenty of parks and natural space, plus tennis, bocce, and pickleball courts.

Low $400s - Mid $700s

The welcome sign at the entrance of Regency at Palisades, a 55+ community in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Situated along the shores of Lake Wylie, The Regency at Palisades also has new homes for prospective buyers to consider. The community features several single-family floor plans that are mostly designed for single-level living, but there are options to add second floors. Plans range from 1,933 to 2,628 square feet and have two to four bedrooms, two to four-and-a-half bathrooms, and two-car garages.

Community amenities include a private clubhouse, billiards, a fitness center, indoor and outdoor pools, a hot tub, and several athletic courts. As part of the Palisades master-planned community, Regency at Palisades residents have the option to join the Palisades Country Club, which offers even more amenities.

Low $400s - Low $900s

The welcome sign at the entrance of Highcliff at Palisades - The Gardens, a 55+ community in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Highcliff at Palisades – The Gardens is a new development that’s also part of the Palisades master-planned community. The gated neighborhood only has new, single-family homes on the market with five available floor plans. Layouts range from 1,800 to 2,762 square feet and have two to four bedrooms, two to three bathrooms, and two-car garages.

There are several noteworthy amenities within Highcliff at Palisades including a private clubhouse, a fitness center, a great room, and an outdoor pool and patio area. Residents also have the option to join the Palisades Country Club to enjoy additional amenities.

Low $300s - Mid $400s

View across the water of the Downtown Charlotte skyline in North Carolina.

Solena at The Vineyards is a brand new development in Charlotte that’s part of the master-planned community of The Vineyards. Upon final completion, the neighborhood will feature a total of 200 single-family homes. There are five single-story floor plans that range from 1,591 to 2,099 square feet and have three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and two-car garages.

Solena at The Vineyard homeowners have access to several enviable amenities including the community’s 7,000-square-foot Moterra Manor House that boasts a fitness center, a multipurpose room, and a business center. Outdoor amenities include a resort-style swimming pool, a patio area, a dog park, and tennis, bocce ball, pickleball, and sand volleyball courts. Additionally, there are 10 miles of walking trails spread throughout the development and a boat dock that leads to the Catawba River.

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