If anything should inspire you to move to Greensboro, North Carolina, it’s the city’s location—at the intersection of Interstate 85 and Interstate 40—halfway between the Blue Ridge Mountains and the coastal Outer Banks, Greensboro gives its residents a chance to experience a varying climate as well as the area's natural beauty and charm. From Greensboro, it takes less than 90 minutes to get to Raleigh and under an hour to the Virginia border.
Set against the rolling hills of North Carolina’s Piedmont region, Greensboro offers a relatively warm climate with hot, humid summers and mild winters. Nature lovers will find plenty of appealing attractions, including the Greensboro Arboretum, which includes 17 acres of gardens, arbors, and plant collections. There’s also the Bicentennial Garden, Blandwood Mansion and Gardens, the Bog Garden, and Greensboro Center Park.
Of course, Greensboro has a lot more to offer. And the best way to find out is to visit, especially if you’re thinking about moving there. While you’re at it, visit some of the ten age-restricted and active lifestyle communities in the area to really get a feel for your future home.
Millhaven Landing offers single-level living at its best. Comprised of 124 luxurious townhomes in four-unit buildings, this neighborhood provides homeowners with a low-maintenance lifestyle. Buyers can select from two models: Abbey and Canterbury. They range from 1,570 to 1,775 square feet of living space and include sunrooms and feature two-car garages.
While not age-restricted, the amenities in this planned community, as well as the services of the professional property management, will appeal to active adults and retirees. Driveway and street care, garbage removal, snow removal, lawn mowing, fertilizing, and weed control are all done by the homeowners' association.
Villas at Sedgefield
A maintenance-free community, the Villas at Sedgefield offers 102 single-story attached townhomes ranging between 1,516 and 1,994 square feet of living space. Every home includes two bedrooms, two bathrooms, an attached garage, and have private courtyards and patios for entertaining. Residents enjoy a private clubhouse that includes a heated outdoor pool with a spacious sundeck and an impressive fitness center, a fireplace, a pool table, and other amenities.
Olde Town Village
An intimate ranch-home community located in Asheboro, Olde Town Village has 52 attached villas and single-family homes. These modern, low-maintenance homes are available in eight distinct floor plans with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a two-and-half car garage. Amenities include walking and biking trails throughout the community, with spectacular views of the Carraway Mountain Range and two scenic ponds, with lighted sidewalks.
Guilford Crossing consists of three condo buildings that contain a total of 48 modern units. These three-story buildings provide elevator access to all levels and an adjacent parking lot. Two different floor plans vary in size from 1,225 to 1,483 square feet. They offer two large bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a den. These condos have arched doorways, gas fireplaces, and well-lit dining areas. Amenities include access to the community clubhouse, a fitness room, a walking path, and a garden and outdoor patio area.