The Cottage, Bailey's Glen's new clubhouse, is a 12,000 square- foot activity hub. This intimate community offers buyers the opportunity to customize their homes with what they like to call "flexibuildity".

Located in Cornelius, just 20 minutes north of Charlotte, is Bailey’s Glen, a lovely North Carolina retirement communities welcoming active adult homebuyers. This small community’s main selling points include numerous resort-style amenities and its builder’s willingness to customize homes to meet each homebuyer’s needs.

At Bailey’s Glen, South Creek Homes features what they like to call “flexibuildity,” a certain level of flexibility in home designs. They know that older homebuyers know exactly what they want in a new home, and they want to meet those needs.

Bailey's Glen Home Features

Bailey's Glen offers 18 different ranch-style floor plans which range in size from 1,294 to 3,100 square feet. A large selection of options and features let homebuyers further customize their designs. The builders are often able to make special modifications as well, such as moving a wall or changing doors and windows.

All of the single-family homes in this North Carolina 55+ community include attached two-car garages and inviting front porches. Depending on the floor plan, homes may feature two or three bedrooms and two to three bathrooms. Common features in the community’s homes include formal living and dining rooms, owners' suites with luxurious master bathrooms and hobby rooms built into the garage.

Upon completion, Bailey's Glen will contain 468 homes. And because Bailey’s Glen knows that retirement communities in North Carolina should offer more than amazing homes and floorplans, they've incorporated an amazing suite of resort-style amenities to support an active lifestyle, including the community’s new 12,000 square-foot clubhouse, The Cottage.


The recreational facility includes a fitness center, hobby, and game rooms, a multipurpose ballroom and various meeting areas.

This recreational facility includes a fitness center, hobby, and game rooms, a multipurpose ballroom and various meeting areas. Outdoors, the amenities continue with a large swimming pool, as well as tennis, pickleball and bocce ball courts. The community also features over four miles of walking trails, a dog park, and outdoor space to enjoy a lively game of croquet.

"Stay n Play" Program

Potential homebuyers researching retirement communities in North Carolina to call home can experience Bailey’s Glen firsthand by taking advantage of the “Stay n Play” program. This exciting offer includes a free two-day lifestyle pass and preferred rates at two different nearby hotels — Holiday Inn Express, in Huntersville, and Hampton Inn Charlotte, in Cornelius. Both hotels include free breakfast and easy access to the community.

The “Stay n Play” two-day lifestyle pass lets visitors access the Bailey's Glen clubhouse, try out the amenities and explore the community. It’s also a great way to check out the Charlotte area and see if it will be the right fit as a retirement destination. If Bailey's Glen sounds like the right community for you, plan a trip to see the area for yourself. Just be sure to make your travel arrangements through the Bailey's Glen sales office to get the preferred rate at the hotel of your choice.