55+ Communities With New Homes for Sale in the Greenville Area

Chairs around an outdoor fire pit on the grounds of Elmwood Cottages in Boiling Springs, South Carolina
Looking for a new construction home in South Carolina? Check out these 55+ communities.

If you’ve been considering retirement in North Western South Carolina it’s likely the Greenville area is on your list of cities to check out. In recent years, Greenville has seen a big influx of new residents and has become one of the most desirable locations to live in the Palmetto State—and for good reason.

From the city’s vibrant downtown area and lengthy list of cultural amenities and entertainment options to its convenient location near large cities like Atlanta and Charlotte, Greenville has a lot to offer its residents of all ages. With its growing population and popularity, the city has steadily been expanding and seen an uptick in the number of active adult communities in the area—several of which offer new construction homes.

Read on for details about four active adult communities in the Greenville area with new homes:

Low $200s - Mid $300s

New homes lining a residential street at Olivia Springs in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

Situated less than 10 minutes from Downtown Spartanburg, Olivia Springs is an up-and-coming Ryan Homes community that offers new homes for sale in Greenville, SC. Final plans for the development include a total of 144 single-family homes with seven distinct floor plans for prospective buyers to consider. Layouts for the community’s new construction homes range from 1,153 to 1,694 square feet with have two to three bedrooms, two to three bathrooms, and attached two-car garages.

Common home features include gourmet kitchens with central islands, master suites with walk-in closets, and low-maintenance exteriors. Homeowners will also have several choices when it comes to customizing their new construction homes, which include options like adding a covered porch, a basements, a den area, or flex space to floor plans.

Residents will have access to a number of amenities that will make it easy for neighbors to socialize, including a community barbecue area, a picnic area, a fire pit, and plenty of natural space. In addition to its amenities, Olivia Springs’s homeowners’ association (HOA) takes care of all lawn care and landscaping, so residents don’t have to.

Low $200s - Mid $200s

New homes lining a residential street in Elmwood Cottages in Boiling Springs, South Carolina.

Ideally located 15 minutes from Downtown Spartanburg and 30 minutes from Greenville, Elmwood Cottages is another up-and-coming Ryan Homes community with new homes for sale. Plans for the neighborhood include a total of 115 low-maintenance, single-family homes with five different ranch-style models.

Floor plans offer spacious, open layouts that range from 1,153 to 1,696 square feet and have two or three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and attached two-car garages. Along with the variety of floor plans, there are several ways homeowners can customize their new construction homes, including adding breakfast bars, den areas, sliding glass doors, and flex spaces that can be used in a variety of ways.

Residents will appreciate the neighborhood’s HOA which will take care of mundane and time-consuming tasks like lawn care. The list of amenities within Elmwood Cottages includes several gathering areas, a pavilion, a fire pit, scenic lakes and ponds, and plenty of parks and natural space for residents to enjoy.

High $100s - Mid $200s

Exterior view of a model home at North Springs in Boiling Springs, South Carolina.

North Springs is a small, close-knit community with new homes for sale. Final plans for the recently developed neighborhood include a total of 75 single-family homes with four different home styles for potential homeowners to consider.

Floor plans within North Springs range from 1,150 to 1,694 square feet with two to three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage. North Springs Homeowners also have the option to expand each plan with extra square footage, dens, covered porches, and patio areas.

North Springs’s residents will have access to amenities including a community dog park and lots of natural space.

High $300s - Mid $500s

View down a paved walkway beside Furman Swan Lake and Bell Tower in Greenville, South Carolina.

Southpointe Cottages rounds out the list of active adult communities with new homes for sale in Greenville, SC. Located within a 20-minute drive of the city, this brand new development will feature a total of 86 single-family homes upon final completion and will have more than two dozen available floor plans.

Interested buyers can choose from one- and two-story layouts that range from 1,566 to 2,891 square feet and have two to four bedrooms, two to three bathrooms, and attached two-car garages. Plans will feature open layouts with generously-sized living rooms, kitchens with central islands and breakfast bars, and covered porches. Some plans also include den areas, second-story lofts, and flex space.

Southpointe Cottages’s residents will have access to amenities like community parks and natural space.

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Interested in buying a new construction home in Northwestern South Carolina? Contact 55places.com to find your perfect community in the Greenville-Spartanburg area.

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