Del Webb has been building homes for over 70 years and has active adult communities in 19 states, including Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. Here in the Peachtree State, there are eight Del Webb neighborhoods, all in prime locations appealing to 55+ homebuyers. Known for their award-winning, customizable home designs and resort-style amenities, these premier communities excel at helping active adults retire with ease and style.
Here’s the lowdown on Del Webb communities in Georgia.
Mid $200s – Mid $400s
Starting the list off big, Del Webb broke ground on Sun City Peachtree in 2007 and will construct 3,387 single-family homes upon completion. Located about an hour south of Atlanta, this golf club community is spread over 1,700 acres of hills and forests in the quiet town of Griffin. Locals can enjoy the friendly downtown area, which has interesting shops, restaurants, and historic sites. Running errands is also easy for residents, with the Tanger Outlet Mall, South Point Mall, Kroger, and Walmart all just short drives away.
Living at Sun City Peachtree may leave homeowners without want to the premises, though. The heart of this community is the fantastic Club Peachtree, which offers a restaurant, indoor and outdoor pools, a state-of-the-art fitness center, sports courts, and activity and leisure rooms. There’s also the 18-hole golf course, a theater, a dog park, gardens, and dozens of year-round social groups and events.
There’s a total of 24 ranch floor plans, grouped into three collections: Azalea, Dogwood, and Magnolia. Models are sized from 1,103 to 2,722 square feet, with one to four bedrooms, one-and-a-half to three bathrooms, and attached two- or two-and-a-half-car garages. Options may include basements, gourmet kitchens, upgraded exteriors, and dens. The homeowners’ association (HOA) fees cover trash pickup, grounds maintenance, and other amenities.
High $200s – Mid $600s
Village at Deaton Creek is also on the larger side, with 1,144 resale attached and single-family homes built from 2006 to 2015. This must-see gated community is in Hoschton which is also about an hour north of Atlanta. This small town is also close to Athens, Gainesville, the Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta Track, and the beautiful Lake Lanier. Area shopping spots include Publix, Kroger, and Target. Also, the Northeast Georgia Medical Center is only a few minutes away.
The Club at Deacon Creek is the community’s hub for activities and features crafts studios, a computer lab, indoor and outdoor pools, lighted tennis courts, pickleball, and a modern fitness studio. Additional outdoor perks include a softball field, a fishing pond, a children’s playground, miles of walking trails, and a dog park. Some of Village at Deaton Creek’s best-loved clubs and activities include the Red Hat Society, the Paws & Claws group, ballroom dance, Bible study, Euchre, and the Singles Club.
The Villa Collection of attached homes range from 1,217 to 1,393 square feet, with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and attached two-car garages. The Spring, Vista, and Overlook single-family homes range from 1,244 to 2,722 square feet and offer two to four bedrooms, two- to three-and-a-half baths, and two- to three-car garages. Buyers can expect to find features like private backyards, custom window treatments, finished basements, and hardwood floors in these inviting homes. The HOA fees provide for trash pickup, security, and other services.
Low $300s – Low $600s
The prestigious, gated 55+ community of Del Webb at Lake Oconee will have 866 new and resale attached and single-family homes when construction is completed. This community is located on the shores of scenic Lake Oconee, a reservoir and resort area with marinas, shops, golf courses, and restaurants. Greensboro is a sought-after locale, known for the Highgate Estate & Gardens, Historic Scull Shoals Mill Village, and the Oconee Brewing Company. The closest shopping to the community includes a Publix Super Market at Lake Oconee Village, CVS, Walgreens, and Beacon Heights Shopping Center. Area medical centers include St. Mary’s Good Samaritan and Wills Memorial.
Active adults who are into boating will love the amenities at Del Webb at Lake Oconee, which include a marina with 38 boat slips, plus a boat and kayak launch on the lake. There’s also The Club at Lake Oconee, which offers sports courts, swimming pools, gathering rooms, and everything else members of the community need to enjoy your active adult lifestyle. The extensive list of clubs and activities includes jet-skiing, gardening, fishing, scrapbooking, line dancing, and bicycling.
The attached floor plans of the Duplex Villas collection are sized at 1,217 and 1,393 square feet, with two bedrooms, two baths, and two-car garages. The single-family models range from 1,109 up to 2,597 square feet, with two to four bedrooms, two- to three-and-a-half bathrooms, and two- or three-car garages. Upgrades may include hardwood floors, screened-in terraces, and gourmet kitchens. HOA fees provide for the clubhouse, grounds maintenance, and security.
High $300s – High $600s
Del Webb Chateau Elan is a mid-sized 55+ community that’s slated for 784 new single-family and attached homes upon completion. It’s being developed on a 385-acre property next to the upscale Chateau Elan Resort. If you’re not familiar with Braselton, it’s about 50 miles north of Atlanta and has a historic downtown area and attractions like the Mulberry Riverwalk and Thompson Mills Forest. Errands can be run at the Clearwater Crossing Mall, Hamilton Mill Village, Publix, Kroger, and Walmart Supercenter.
Plans are in the works for a 19,000-square-foot community clubhouse, where homeowners will be able to swim in the indoor lap pool and outdoor pool, relax in the indoor and outdoor spas, play pickleball, or attend meetings and events.
Mid $400s – Mid $500s
If you prefer a smaller, more private retirement community, Park Meadows is a gated neighborhood with just 69 resale single-family homes, located about 28 miles outside of Atlanta. An up-and-coming city, Suwanee has been recognized for its parklands, trails, mixed-use developments, and arts. Park Meadows is conveniently located near Emory Johns Creek Hospital, a Walmart Supercenter, Target, Lowe’s, Petsmart, and Kroger.
Park Meadows will not have a clubhouse, but there are three fitness centers within a 15-mile radius of the property plus plenty of nearby golf courses like Laurel Springs and Windermere/Olde Atlanta. Suwanee sponsors events like farmers markets, art exhibits, volunteer opportunities, and other community activities, and greater Gwinnett County offers a nice variety of attractions and activities appealing to active adults, like clubs and recreation centers.
The three ranch-style floor plans range from 1,868 to 1,961 square feet, with two to three bedrooms, two to three bathrooms, and attached two- or two-and-a-half-car garages. Features include gourmet kitchens, optional second floors, luxury master suites, and brick exteriors. The monthly HOA fee covers lawn care and common area maintenance.
Mid $300s – Low $400s
With 65 residences, Falls Crest is another intimate 55+ community located outside of Atlanta. This community consists of single-family homes constructed from 2017 to 2019. Members of the community enjoy quick access to the town center, which is home to multiple shops, restaurants, a movie theater, and recreational activities. Residents can also visit Smith-Gilbert Gardens, the Marietta Cobb Museum of Art, and the World of Coca-Cola. For medical needs, homeowners can head to Wellstar Kennestone Hospital or Northside Hospital Cherokee.
Floor plans in Falls Crest range from 1,656 to 1,961 square feet with two to three bedrooms, two to three bathrooms, and an attached two- or two-and-a-half-car garage. Homes may also include energy-efficient designs, main-floor master suites, open-concept living areas, gourmet kitchens, and spacious dining rooms. Outdoors, residents can take advantage of the community’s parks and natural space or gather for events with neighbors. The HOA fee covers common area and lawn maintenance.