Though Maryland may not have as many active adult communities as other states, there are several 55+ neighborhoods to be found here. Maryland active adult communities have been built by a variety of developers, including Caruso Homes, Del Webb, and Summit Homes, at varying levels of luxury and price point.
Regardless of the price level, you’ll find impressive amenities and active lifestyles are found in strong supply across the state. But if you’re looking for a 55+ living experience without breaking the bank, here are four communities you might want to consider.
Leisure World of Maryland – Silver Spring
Homes here start below $100K and go as high as the $500s. Prospective residents can choose from condominiums, attached homes, and single-family homes, all of which come with snow removal and yard work included.
Set across 650 acres, this community has its own post office, bank pharmacy, medical center, and two different houses of worship within its gates. It also boasts two distinctly different clubhouses. The first clubhouse is home to a library, woodworking shop, travel office, ballroom, three restaurants, and several classrooms. The second clubhouse houses a fitness center, movie theater, auditorium for shows, meeting rooms, and an indoor pool.
Leisure World of Maryland residents can also enjoy the trails, gardens, parks, and gazebos throughout the property. The community also has an 18-hole championship golf course complete with driving range and putting greens.
Crestwood Village – Frederick
For active adults who prefer some distance from the action of big cities, Crestwood Village may be an optimal choice. Located in Frederick, it offers affordable units in an established community.
The social heart of Crestwood Village can be found takes place in its clubhouse, which includes a fitness center with both cardio and weight-training machines, an indoor spa, several meeting rooms, a library, and a computer room. Outside, residents have their choice of swimming, tennis, shuffleboard courts, and a nine-hole mini-golf course.
Crestwood Village has much to offer its active adult residents in the way of planned activities, such as potluck dinners, holiday parties, movie nights, dancing, yoga, and Zumba.
Prospective homebuyers have their choice of resale homes that are either attached or single-family homes. Attached homes come as quads or duplexes that offer between 900 to 1,332 square feet of living space. These attached homes generally have one or two bedrooms, one or two bathrooms, and an attached, one-car garage.
Single-family homes typically offer between 609 to 1,960 square feet of living space, with two bedrooms, and up to two-and-a-half bathrooms. These homes are usually ranch-style and feature spacious master suites, large living and dining rooms, screened porches, and attached one-car garages.