View of a pond and green landscaping with the skyline of Charlotte, North Carolina in the background

Del Webb has a selection of top-notch active adult communities in North Carolina.

As one of the leading builders of active adult communities, Del Webb has created a well-respected brand for itself and its neighborhoods. For those considering a move to North Carolina for retirement, there are several Del Webb developments spread throughout the Tar Heel State, each with its own unique advantages such as a dream location, luxury amenities, or lots of home styles and designs to choose from.

Carolina Arbors - Durham, NC

Low $300s - High $600s

Carolina Arbors is a large, age-restricted community located in North Carolina’s Triangle Area. It’s home to 1,256 single-family homes with both new construction and resale options on the market. The community features three home collections and more than a dozen floor plans. Houses range from 1,152 to 2,562 square feet with one to four bedrooms, two to four bathrooms, and two- to two-and-a-half-car garages.

Amenities within the community range from a large 37,000-square-foot social hall, ballroom, and state-of-the-art fitness center to a botanical garden, several athletic courts, and a resort-style pool.

Carolina Preserve - Cary, NC

Low $300s - High $500s

Located close to Raleigh in the charming small town of Cary, the Carolina Preserve community is another large, age-restricted development with a combination of 1,268 single-family and attached homes. Only resale homes are available for purchase, and there are more than a dozen types of homes within the neighborhood. Floor plans range from 1,217-square-foot villas with two bedrooms and two baths to larger homes with 2,597 square feet of living space, three bedrooms, and three-and-a-half bathrooms.

Amenities include a clubhouse, indoor and outdoor pools, a fitness center, a dance studio, a card room, three ballrooms, a library, a putting green, and a 15-acre lake.

Del Webb at Traditions - Wake Forest, NC

Low $300s - Low $600s

Another popular Del Webb community in North Carolina is the age-restricted Del Webb at Traditions in Wake Forest. It’s comprised of 452 single-family homes that are available as new construction homes only. There are nine ranch-style floor plans that range from 1,656 to 2,536 square feet and can have between two to four bedrooms and two to four-and-a-half baths.

The wide variety of amenities includes a clubhouse, a fitness center, an aerobics and dance studio, a coffee bar, card tables, an indoor pool and spa, a craft studio, a number of athletic courts, and walking and biking trails.

Del Webb Wilmington - Wilmington, NC

High $200s - High $500s

Situated within a short drive of some of North Carolina’s prettiest beaches, Del Webb Wilmington has a lot to offer potential homebuyers. The community is made up of 547 single-family homes and has three home collections that range in style, design, and size with the smallest floor plan being 1,262 square feet and the largest being 2,565 square feet. Most residences have two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a two-car garage.

Beyond the desirable location, Del Webb Wilmington also provides residents with enviable amenities like a 15,000-square-foot clubhouse, a fitness center, indoor and outdoor pools, tennis courts, pickleball courts, bocce ball courts, an event lawn, two dog parks, and walking and biking trails.

Del Webb Carolina Gardens - Fuquay-Varina, NC

Low $300s

With the popularity of their other active adult communities in North Carolina, Del Webb has plans to build a brand new community just a short drive southwest of Raleigh, in the town of Fuquay-Varina. Del Webb Carolina Gardens will be a 55+ age-restricted community that features 800 single-family homes upon completion. There will be 10 home models for potential homebuyers to consider, and prices will start in the low $300s.

Like the other Del Webb communities, Carolina Gardens will have a long list of luxe amenities for homeowners to enjoy. Final plans for the development include a 25,000-square-foot amenity center with a fitness room and studios, an indoor pool, a multi-purpose room, and a craft room. Outdoor amenities are just as impressive with an outdoor pool, sundeck, dog park, community gardens, and walking trails, as well as bocce ball, tennis, and pickleball courts.

Along with the neighborhood’s many amenities, residents will have a myriad of social activities to choose from. There will be a full-time activities director on site to organize social events, group outings, and classes. As an added bonus, the homeowners’ association will take care of common area maintenance, exterior upkeep, and snow removal, giving residents more free time to take advantage of the amenities and socializing.