Burlington County is full of quaint villages close to conveniences like shopping, dining, and entertainment

Burlington County is the second largest county in New Jersey and home to several unique and diverse communities. Active adults are drawn to areas like Marlton and Mount Laurel, while those who desire serene surroundings head for woodsy towns like Medford.

Riverfront hubs like Florence offers year-round activities, and all these neighborhoods benefit from nearby shopping and sightseeing. Visiting Philadelphia, New York, and Atlantic City is easy since “Burlco” is within driving distance and it is also close to many airports. This county has everything that active adults need to maintain rewarding, carefree lifestyles.

Leisuretowne - Southampton Township

Below $100k - High $200s

Southampton is home to Brendan T. Byrne and Wharton State Forests and this rural town is also close to every modern convenience possible. Its appealing setting, affordable prices and 2,255 single family and attached homes make Leisuretowne one of the most popular 55+ communities in the county.

Townhomes are 1,000 to over 2,300 square feet with two bedrooms, one bath, and a garage. Single-family homes are similar in size, with two bedrooms, two baths, and a garage. There are two clubhouses, a fitness center, an outdoor pool, lakes, tennis, shuffleboard, and 25+ social clubs. A moderate homeowners' association fee provides for lawn care, snow removal, and a community bus.

Traditions at Newton's Landing- Delanco

High $100s - Mid $300s

Delanco is a charming town near Rancocas Creek, which provides active adults who live at Traditions at Newton's Landing natural beauty plus low maintenance, active lifestyles. Built by Pulte Homes from 2001 to 2006, it has 250 single-families sized from 1,700 to 3,000 square feet.

They feature two or three beds, two baths, and attached garages. A monthly homeowners' association fee pays for landscaping, snow, and trash removal. In addition to an outdoor pool and spa, this community has tennis, bocce ball, trails, and a popular clubhouse where homeowners and friends gather to exercise and socialize.

Legacy at Meadowcroft - Florence

Mid $200s - High $300s

Florence is another Delaware River Waterfront town, and the small community of Legacy at Meadowcroft gives residents an intimate setting and access to many desirable amenities. Ryan Homes built the maintenance-free 112 residences, which are offered in townhomes or single families.

The townhomes have two or three bedrooms, two or three bathrooms, and two-car garages, while the larger homes have three to four bedrooms, two to three-and-a-half bathrooms and two-car garages. Residents enjoy the heated outdoor pool and patio in warmer months and flock to the clubhouse for club meetings, an exercise room, and game rooms. Local parks, golf courses, shopping, and historic landmarks are just minutes away.

Heritage at Medford-Medford

Mid $200s - Low $300s

Medford is situated in the New Jersey Pinelands and attracts homebuyers who love the great outdoors. Heritage at Medford’s pristine setting is perfect for active adults who appreciate nature and upscale living. Built by Bob Meyer Communities, Heritage is a gated community with 228 new, single-family homes.

They feature 1,254 to 1,696 square feet of living space, one to three bedrooms, two or three bathrooms, one to two-car garages, and open floor plans. The community includes a clubhouse and fitness center, plus an outdoor pool and patio, trails, and picturesque ponds. A community association manages the landscaping and snow removal, adding to this community’s carefree lifestyle.

Village Grande at Crosswicks Creek - Bordentown

Mid $300s - High $300s

Historic Bordentown is at the northern tip of Burlington County and is close to major highways, a train station, and the Delaware River. Village Grande at Crosswicks Creek has 154 resale single-family homes, built by D.R. Horton from 2002 to 2004. A reasonable homeowners' fee provides for lawn services and snow removal, freeing residents up to partake in this lovely community’s many offerings.

There is a large clubhouse with an exercise room, an outdoor pool and patio, tennis, and bocce ball courts. Floor plans range from 1,400 to 2,400 square feet and include two or three bedrooms, two baths, and attached two-car garages. Most of these homes have first-floor master suites, basements, and decks.