Red maple leaves beside Lake Johnson in Raleigh, North Carolina during the fall

Carolina Gardens in Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina just released a variety of floor plans for prospective homebuyers to consider.

Fuquay-Varina’s newest 55+ community, Del Webb Carolina Gardens, officially released almost a dozen floor plans that'll be available within the up-and-coming development. While final price points haven't been announced as of publication, the community will host a VIP event during the month of August for prospective buyers to learn more about Del Webb Carolina Gardens’ new construction homes and the layouts that'll be offered. Sales visits are by appointment only. 

Here’s what to know about the community and its available floor plans.

Residences

Upon completion, the age-restricted Carolina Gardens will feature a total of 800 new construction, single-family homes. There will be 11 distinct floor plans available that range from 1,284 to 2,710 square feet. The open layouts can have two to four bedrooms, two to three-and-a-half bathrooms, and attached two- or three-car garages. Home features include stainless steel appliances, walk-in showers, expansive kitchens with islands, and flex spaces that can be used for extra storage space, an office, or a gathering room.

Carolina Gardens’s Alpine floor plan offers 1,284 square feet and single-level living with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a two-car garage. The open layout is ideal for entertaining guests with a spacious kitchen that flows directly into a cafe area and gathering room. Additional options include an extended patio or screened patio, a sunroom, and walk-in attic storage in the garage. Contour floor plans are slightly larger than the Alpine with 1,343 square feet, two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a two-car garage.

The community’s Compass floor plan spans 1,403 square feet with two to three bedrooms, two to three bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage. This plan also has a number of customizable options, including an optional second-floor loft with a bedroom and bath, a garage extension, and a screened patio.

Prosperity plans also offer two bedrooms, two to three bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage. The open layout stretches to 1,670 square feet with a spacious owner’s suite, a large gathering room, a cafe area, an open kitchen, and flex space. Buyers can also opt for additions like a loft with bedroom and bath, an extended screened patio, or a gathering room with a sunroom.

Homeowners looking for floor plans with more than two bedrooms have several options to consider, including Mystique homes, which are 1,809 square feet with two to five bedrooms, two to three bathrooms, and a two-car garage. Or, Mainstay homes, which are 1,871 square feet and have two to four bedrooms, two to three bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage. The 1,858-square-foot Palmary floor plans are also a great option with open layouts that boast two to three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a two-car garage.

There are also a variety of floor plans for potential residents looking for a lot of square footage to consider. Prestige homes are just over 2,000 square feet and have two to four bedrooms, two-and-a-half to three-and-a-half bathrooms, and two-car garages, while Stardom homes are 2,179 square feet with two to three bedrooms, two-and-a-half bathrooms, and a two- or three-car garage.

Stellar homes are the second-largest layouts in Del Webb Carolina Gardens, boasting 2,385 square feet, two to three bedrooms, two-and-a-half to three-and-a-half bathrooms, and a two-car garage. The largest of the community’s 11 available floor plans is the Renown, which spans a total of 2,710 square feet and has three to four bedrooms, three-and-a-half to five bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage.

Amenities 

Along with the community’s wide variety of floor plans, final plans for Carolina Gardens include a vast selection of desirable resort-style amenities for homeowners to enjoy. The list of planned amenities includes a generously-sized, 25,000-square-foot amenities center that'll boast an indoor pool, a multipurpose room, a craft room, and a workout room and fitness studios with cardio and weightlifting equipment.

Outdoors, homeowners will also find several other amenities, including a pool and sundeck area; bocce ball, tennis, and pickleball courts; a dog park; and an event lawn. There will also be a community garden on-site, plenty of parks and natural space, and walking and biking trails spread throughout the property for an outdoor workout.

Beyond its amenities, the active adult community will also have a full-time lifestyle director who’s dedicated to organizing social activities, interest groups, and clubs. Throughout the year, homeowners can expect to find a number of planned group outings and fitness classes as well as a little friendly competition with organized bocce, pickleball, and tennis matches.

Location

Carolina Gardens is conveniently located in the town of Fuquay-Varina, which sits on the edge of North Carolina’s popular Research Triangle. The area consists of Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, making it easy for residents to take advantage of all the three cities have to offer, from cultural amenities to a seemingly endless list of entertainment options.

There are also many daily conveniences like grocery stores, pharmacies, and medical facilities close by as well as a wide variety of restaurants and shopping centers. Residents who like to golf will have no trouble finding a place to spend a day on the links with several country clubs in the area, and those who like to travel will appreciate that the Raleigh-Durham International Airport is also nearby.