Ventura County remains one of the most desirable retirement locations in California. Because of the nearby coast, Ventura County has a temperate climate, making it possible to enjoy outdoor recreation year-round. Ventura County is also home to some of the most serene and quiet communities in the United States, and it is ideally located within driving distance of both Santa Barbara and Los Angeles. Below, we’re taking a look at some of the great age-restricted communities found in Ventura County.
Leisure Village - Camarillo, CA
Leisure Village is a 55+ community that is ideal for active adults seeking a casual, low-maintenance lifestyle. This welcoming community is home to 2,136 single-family and attached residences in a gated environment.
With a friendly atmosphere and comfortable amenities, it’s easy for newcomers to feel settled at Leisure Village. The community’s clubhouse provides a library, hobby studios for ceramics and crafts, a woodworking shop, fitness center, and more. Outdoors, residents can enjoy an Olympic-sized swimming pool, tennis courts, shuffleboard courts, horseshoe pits, gardening plots, beautiful picnic areas, and trails that wind throughout the community. There is also an on-site 18-hole golf course.
Hueneme Bay - Port Hueneme, CA
Those seeking a coastal lifestyle will feel right at home at Hueneme Bay. With just 773 attached homes, this 55+ community provides a more tight-knit atmosphere compared to larger developments. The price range allows for a surprisingly affordable option for coastal living.
The central clubhouse is the social and activity hub of Hueneme Bay. Here, residents can catch up in the lounge and meeting rooms, play a game in the card room, or spend some quiet time in the library. There are also computers available for browsing the internet and checking email. The amenities continue outdoors with a 9-hole golf course, a pool and spa, a spacious patio and barbecue area, trails for walking and biking, and beautiful parks and natural spaces.
When residents want to visit the beach, they don’t have to travel far. Hueneme Beach Park is a 10-minute drive away. The community is also ideally located near shopping and everyday conveniences.
Oaknoll Villas - Thousand Oaks, CA
For active adults who prefer living in a condo, Oaknoll Villas is a popular option. This 55+ community consists of 419 condo units which include desirable features, such as laminate wood flooring and stainless steel appliances. Oaknoll Villas’ ideal location in Thousand Oaks makes it easy to run daily errands, shop, and dine out.
A well-equipped clubhouse at Oaknoll Villas allows residents to live an active, social lifestyle. The clubhouse features a fitness room, aerobics and dance studio, meeting room, and dining room for catching up with neighbors. Outdoors, residents can enjoy the pool and spa, explore the community with walking and biking trails, or enjoy California’s beautiful weather on the patio.
The Springs - Camarillo, CA
The Springs is a small 55+ community situated at the base of the beautiful Conejo Mountains. With a tranquil setting, The Springs is a great option for those looking to settle down in a private, peaceful community. This gated community is home to 259 single-family homes that range in size from 1,211 to 1,690 square feet.
The community’s clubhouse ensures residents always have a way to stay social and active. It features an exercise room, ballroom, library, billiards, and card room. Outdoor amenities allow residents to take advantage of California’s great weather. There is an outdoor pool, picnic area, and trails that wind throughout the community. The Springs is also home to an 18-hole golf course that offers an enjoyable game for different skill levels.
Pacific Pointe - Oxnard, CA
For homebuyers seeking a truly private environment, Pacific Pointe is a top choice. This gated 55+ community consists of just 60 attached homes. Homes include two or three bedrooms, two or three bathrooms, and offer a low-maintenance lifestyle.
While Pacific Pointe lacks a clubhouse, there are several amenities that allow residents to enjoy an outdoor lifestyle. Homeowners can enjoy some friendly competition with two shuffleboard courts, or spend some time with neighbors in the community garden and picnic area. There is also a barbeque area, putting green, and many parks and natural spaces throughout the grounds.