The Legacy at Cary Creek is a great active adult community in Auburn, AL.

The Legacy at Cary Creek is a great active adult community in Auburn, AL.

Baby Boomers looking for a sweet retirement destination should check out The Legacy at Cary Creek in Auburn, Alabama. This gated 55+ community will include all of the amenities, activities, and quality home designs that cater to the active adult lifestyle. The Legacy at Cary Creek will also provide homeowners with a maintenance-free environment that will allow them to enjoy a vibrant and exciting lifestyle with other like-minded adults within a private and tranquil setting.

  Ideally situated within the master-planned community of Cary Creek, this age-restricted neighborhood is spread across 57 acres of rolling landscape dotted with mature trees, three ponds, and a stream that flows into the community’s namesake creek.


Custom homebuilder Michael Allen Homes will develop a total of 143 single-family homes within The Legacy at Cary Creek and offer ten elegant floor plans that active adult buyers can choose from. They range in size from 1,956 to 2,630 square feet and have two to six bedrooms, two to six bathrooms, and an attached two or two-and-a-half-car garage.  

Each home features open layouts, main-level living, gourmet kitchens, flex rooms, luxurious master suites, southern porches, and garden rooms. Pricing for these attractive homes start in the high $300s and buyers can also customize their desired floor plan with optional second floors or basements for additional living spaces. All homes come with year-round lawn maintenance that’s included in the homeowners’ association fee.  


Along with these reasonably priced homes, active adults also have access to the community’s private clubhouse. This 3,500 square-foot clubhouse is the central gathering point where residents mingle, relax, and have fun. Offering a rich lineup of resort-style amenities, the spacious clubhouse offers a fitness center, ballroom, great room, large dining area, library, and gourmet demonstration kitchen. Residents can get to know their neighbors by socializing in the lounge or playing a game of cards or billiards.

  Spending time outdoors and enjoying the Southern Alabama climate is convenient with an outdoor pool, living nook, kitchen, and a sitting porch that wraps around the clubhouse. Recreational areas like pickleball, bocce ball, and croquet courts are perfect for tournament play or leisurely games with friends. Walking and biking trails throughout the development connect to multiple gardens that offer picturesque views. A community vegetable garden is also offered for residents who like to garden fresh produce.  

Thanks to the community’s small and intimate setting, homeowners can easily build lifelong friendships with their neighbors. The Legacy at Cary Creek promotes a welcoming and social environment where residents can participate in a variety of activities and events that are organized by the on-site property manager. Homeowners can attend tailgate parties, play in pickleball or bocce ball tournaments, take ballroom dancing lessons, join cooking classes or group dinners, or plant their favorite vegetables in the community garden. Whatever they choose to do, active adults will have endless options to fulfill their hobbies and social interests while living in The Legacy at Cary Creek. 

Local Attractions

Its prime location in Auburn, AL, allows residents to have easy access to other amenities and attractions just outside of the community gates. Right next to the entrance is The Shoppes at Cary Creek, which has a Publix Super Market as well as other retail and restaurant options.

Active adults seeking continuing education courses can check out Auburn University that’s seven minutes away. East Alabama Medical Center is a quick 14-minute drive. Golfers will love living within close proximity to several courses in the area including Moore’s Mill Club, Indian Pines Country Club, and Auburn Links at Mill Creek.  

Getting around town is a breeze thanks to major roadways nearby like Highways 147 and 280 as well as Interstate 85. When traveling farther is required, Auburn University Regional Airport is 13 minutes away and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is an hour-and-a-half away.

The Legacy at Cary Creek is a premier 55+ community that has everything retirees could want or need in Southern Alabama.