The Best Active Adult Communities in the Atlanta Area

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Trees beside the welcome sign at the entrance to Cresswind at Lake Lanier, a 55+ community in Gainesville, Georgia.
Here are some of the best active adult communities in the Atlanta area.

The state of Georgia is a popular destination for 55+ active adults, and the Atlanta area is one of its hottest places to relocate. The city offers fine restaurants, diverse shopping opportunities, and impressive cultural attractions, as well as its own rich history and distinctive southern charm.

If you’re considering living near Atlanta, you’ll want to take a look at six of the area’s most popular active adult communities.

Sun City Peachtree – Atlanta, GA

Low $300s – High $400s

Exterior view of a model home at Sun City Peachtree, a 55+ community in Griffin, Georgia.

The diverse activities available at Sun City Peachtree are centered around its 45,000-square-foot amenity center. Opened in 2009, the stunning clubhouse includes amenities such as a state-of-the-art fitness center with an indoor walking track and a lap pool, hobby and craft studios, game rooms, a computer lab, a ballroom, and a 146-seat movie theater with a stage.

The grounds offer even more amenities, such as a resort-style swimming pool, multiple sports courts, an 18-hole golf course, an outdoor amphitheater, botanical gardens, and scenic walking and biking trails.


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Soleil Laurel Canyon – Canton, GA

Mid $300s – Low $600s

The outdoor resort-style pool at Soleil Laurel Canyon, a 55+ community in Canton, Georgia.

Nestled beside the North Georgia Mountains, Soleil Laurel Canyon is close to the heart of Atlanta. The 28,000-square-foot community clubhouse offers a diverse range of resort-style amenities. In addition to the amenities commonly found at many active adult communities, Soleil Laurel Canyon also includes an indoor saline swimming pool, a theater and performing arts center, a gourmet teaching kitchen, an on-site greenhouse, and a horticulture center.


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Village at Deaton Creek – Hoschton, GA

High $200s – Mid $600s

A water feature beside the welcome sign at the entrance of Village at Deaton Creek, 55+ community in Hoschton, Georgia.

Just 40 miles north of Atlanta, Village at Deaton Creek provides an amenity-rich environment with many diverse social opportunities. With nearly 100 clubs and special groups, Village at Deaton Creek truly offers social groups which will appeal to most active adult residents. In addition to the many specialized clubs, community parties and events bring residents together to easily meet new friends and get to know neighbors.


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Cresswind at Lake Lanier – Gainesville, GA

Mid $300s – High $700s

Trees beside the welcome sign at the entrance to Cresswind at Lake Lanier, a 55+ community in Gainesville, Georgia.

For residents of Cresswind at Lake Lanier, The Club of Cresswind provides a wide range of activities to support a healthy active adult lifestyle. This 36,000-square-foot clubhouse offers a state-of-the-art fitness center, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, hobby and game rooms, a lifelong learning center, and much more. This community’s most prominent feature is its location on the shores of Lake Lanier, Georgia’s largest recreational lake.


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Del Webb at Lake Oconee – Greensboro, GA

Low $300s – Low $600s

The entrance sign lit at night at Del Webb at Lake Oconee, a 55+ community Greensboro, Georgia.

Located 75 miles east of Atlanta, Del Webb at Lake Oconee is the only Del Webb community in the country situated on the shores of a navigable lake. This unique community prizes its natural beauty. Over 30 percent of the community is preserved in its natural state and homeowners enjoy large lots with plenty of space between their neighbors.

In addition to the many activities available in the 21,000-square-foot clubhouse, residents can take to the water for fishing, boating, sailing, water skiing, and kayaking.


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Brookhaven at Johns Creek – Johns Creek, GA

High $400s – High $600s

The tennis courts at Brookhaven at Johns Creek, a 55+ community in Johns Creek, Georgia.

For those who want closer access to the city, Brookhaven at Johns Creek is an intimate community set only 20 minutes northeast of Atlanta. With only 189 homes, this small community offers a close-knit neighborhood feel as well as many amenities and social activities. The 5,500-square-foot clubhouse provides a variety of amenities and several social groups help homeowners stay active.


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Can you spot the $207,744 difference between these identical homes?

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Get the details in The 62+ Loan Homebuyers Guide.

55places Mortgage is a joint venture between Mutual of Omaha Mortgage and 55places.com.
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