Considered by some to be one of the best places to live in California, Roseville, located in south Placer County, offers a lot to active adults. It has a serene suburban feel while also being near the big-city offerings of Sacramento, which is only a 25-minute drive away.
Roseville residents enjoy a variety of notable restaurants, entertainment venues, museums, and shopping districts both in town and in nearby Sacramento. They also have access to a multitude of outdoor activities. It’s only a two-hour drive to memorable destinations such as Napa, Lake Tahoe, and San Francisco.
The 18,000-acre Folsom Lake is only a few miles away, giving residents the opportunity to boat, waterski, fish, camp, hike, and swim. There are miles of walking and biking trails in the area, numerous golfing ranges, and the popular Westfield Galleria Mall. There’s even entertainment for the grandkids at Wake Island Waterpark and Roseville Golfland and Sunsplash. The weather in Roseville stays warm and idyllic, with an average of 247 days of sun and no snowfall.
There are three 55+ communities to choose from in Roseville. Read on to learn more about these welcoming active adult communities.
Low $300s – High $600s
As the largest 55+ Roseville community, Sun City offers a staggering amount of resort-like amenities and active social clubs. This sprawling 55+ community is comprised of 3,110 single-family homes built by Del Webb between 1995 to 2000.
There are 25 floor plans for homebuyers to choose from, ranging from 878 to over 2,600 square feet. Homes feature one to three bedrooms, one to three bathrooms, and one- to three-car garages. Residents enjoy low-maintenance, mature landscaping, beautiful on-site parks and trails, and modern home designs.
The amenities at Sun City are sure to impress, including The Timber Creek Recreation Lodge clubhouse, which features a state-of-the-art fitness center, an aerobics room, and a 25-meter indoor lap pool. Inside the lodge, residents also enjoy access to a billiards room; arts and crafts, ceramics, and sewing studios; and a grand ballroom with a stage. Sun City employs a full-time activities director, so residents stay social and active in the over 50 organized clubs, including a ceramics club, a needle arts club, a performing arts club, and a salsa dancing club.
Outdoors, active adults make use of the resort-style pool and golf practice facilities. There are also six lighted tennis courts, volleyball courts, bocce ball courts, a pickleball court, and a half basketball court. The Sun City Roseville Golf Club includes a 27-hole golf course. Sun City residents also enjoy the onsite Timbers Restaurant, where they can order from the breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus.
Low $400s – Low $700s
The Club at WestPark, another sought-after Dell Webb community, offers 55+ homebuyers many desirable features, including a planned 50,000-square-foot Village Center that will include restaurants and boutique shops. Built from 2006 to 2014, The Club at WestPark is part of the 1,483-acre master-planned WestPark community, and it’s comprised of 704 single-family homes.
Potential homebuyers can choose from resale homes in nine floor plans, ranging from 1,645 to 2,815 square feet with two to four bedrooms, two to three bathrooms, and an attached one- to three-car garage. Homebuyers can expect upgraded finishes and modern amenities, such as granite countertops, security systems, 10-foot ceilings, and open floor plans. Other home features may include a library, a back porch, a breakfast nook, and storage space. Residents don’t have to worry about landscape maintenance because a homeowners’ association (HOA) takes care of the upkeep.
Active adults stay busy and social at The Club at WestPark, thanks to the modern amenities and social activities. Outdoors, the pool and spa are popular hangouts as are the barbecue area and bocce courts. Indoors, residents enjoy the 10,000-square-foot recreational center and state-of-the-art fitness center with 24-hour access. Other indoor amenities include a kitchen, a library, and a billiards room.
The community employs a full-time lifestyle director to manage fun events and social clubs such as wine tastings, day trips to nearby Reno and San Francisco, clubs for bridge and mahjong, monthly potlucks, live music on the outdoor terrace, movie nights, and holiday parties.
High $300s – Mid $600s
As the newest (and smallest) 55+ community in Roseville, Heritage Solaire is sure to attract plenty of interest from active adults seeking new, up-to-date single-family homes that are customizable and modern.
Built by Lennar Homes, Heritage Solaire will include 493 new, energy-efficient, single-family homes in four distinct floor plans. Home sizes will range from 1,246 to 2,766 square feet with two or three bedrooms, two to three-and-a-half bathrooms, and an attached two- or three-car garage. Homes will feature upgraded chef’s kitchens and spacious first-floor master bedrooms. All homes also feature energy-efficient designs, with tankless water heaters, smart thermostats, and optional solar packages. Residents will have plenty of time to enjoy hobbies and amenities, as the HOA will take care of any outside maintenance.
A 5,900-square-foot clubhouse, The Sol Centre, is in the plans as well as a state-of-the-art fitness center, outdoor pool, patio, and heated spa. Other amenities will include tennis, pickleball, and bocce ball courts. Residents will also have access to plenty of greenspace and walking trails in the community.