Baby Boomers thinking of retiring somewhere along the northeastern coast have plenty of options to choose from, including three renowned communities from builder Orleans Homes. The homebuilder, which was subsequently acquired by Lennar Homes, developed three unique Wildflowers communities that are located in Pennsylvania, New York, and New Jersey. These 55+ communities offer active adults upscale living within a charming and tranquil setting. These popular active adult communities also provide retirees with beautiful home designs, well-appointed amenities, a welcoming environment, and an exciting social atmosphere.
Wildflowers at Hillview – Coatesville, PA
Wildflowers at Hillview was opened in 2003 by Orleans Homes and will consist of 672 homes upon completion. This popular 55+ community in Chester County in Eastern Pennsylvania offers a variety of home designs available on a new or resale basis and are priced starting in the low $300s. Retirees love the community’s vibrant atmosphere as well as indoor and outdoor recreational facilities spread throughout five amenity centers. Active adults also enjoy the community’s prime location in Coatesville, PA, providing easy access to nearby golf courses, historic sites, shopping centers, and regional attractions.
Wildflowers at Wallkill – Middletown, NY
Retirees looking to live close to New York City but far from the hustle and bustle of city life will enjoy the tranquil environment found in Wildflowers at Wallkill in Middletown, NY. This established 55-plus community consists of just 283 single-family homes with pricing starting in the low $300s. The community was developed by Orleans Homes and Lennar Homes between 2007 and 2017 and offers buyers several low-maintenance home designs ranging from 1,448 to 2,368 square feet.
Wildflowers at Wallkill also provides a 7,500-square-foot clubhouse that is where residents gather for fun events and recreation. Some of the well-appointed amenities include an indoor pool and spa, a banquet room, an exercise room, a card room, a catering kitchen and bar, an outdoor pool, a putting green, tennis and bocce courts, and a BBQ area. Homeowners can build lifelong friendships easily thanks to the community’s welcoming environment and activities like bocce, billiards, arts and crafts, and holiday parties.
Wildflowers at Medford in Burlington County, New Jersey is a charming active adult community with just 96 single-family homes. With a close-knit setting, residents can easily mingle with neighbors and build lasting friendships. Designed with active adults in mind, Wildflowers at Medford features low-maintenance homes that range in size from 1,448 to 2,363 square feet and have two or three bedrooms, two to four bathrooms, and attached two-car garages. These homes have private master baths, vaulted ceilings, and professional landscaping as well as numerous customizable options such as second floors and extended living areas.
In addition to quality home designs, residents also enjoy beautiful outdoor spaces that support an active lifestyle. The community is surrounded by walking and biking trails as well as scenic ponds that homeowners can enjoy on a leisurely afternoon. Residents can also pay a yearly membership at the Medford Village Country Club, which is located three miles away that offers additional amenities like a lodge, a ballroom, an 18-hole golf course, tennis courts, an outdoor pool, and locker rooms.