When it comes to choosing a retirement community, smart homebuyers understand the importance of a good location and neighborhood amenities, but finding a quality home constructed by a reputable builder is just as essential. Del Webb specializes in 55+ communities and designs their homes and properties with features that retirees are looking for like first-floor master suites and state-of-the-art clubhouses. Del Webb has three active adult neighborhoods that are in New York but close enough to New York City to take advantage of all the Big Apple has to offer.
High $800s - Low $1Ms
If you are looking to retire in a resort-style community in upscale Long Island, then Westhampton Pines could be just what you had in mind. Completed in 2021 with 189 attached homes, this exclusive property caters to homeowners who appreciate the a low-maintenance lifestyle. One of the most popular attractions here is the 8,100-square-foot clubhouse, where residents gather to enjoy the indoor and outdoor pools and whirlpool spas, bocce ball, tennis, gathering hall, and a modern fitness center. Residents enjoy activities like holiday parties, potluck dinners, and outings to NYC.
Westhampton Pines offers three different models ranging from 1,905 to 2,400 square feet with two to three bedrooms and bathrooms, and attached two-car garages. These upscale homes also include porches, spacious kitchens with dining nooks, and great rooms to relax in. The homeowners’ association fees provide for exterior and grounds maintenance, trash pickup, and snow removal. Westhampton Pine’s prestigious East Long Island location places homeowners near the Westhampton Country Club, Middle Island Golf Course, as well as retailers, restaurants, wineries, and outdoor recreation areas.
Low $600s - High $600s
Also located in East Long Island, The Villages at Mount Sinai Park is another scenic 55+ community that is on the smaller side, with 185 resale single-family homes. The standout amenities here include a clubhouse with indoor and outdoor pools, an exercise room, bocce ball and tennis courts, and a putting green to practice on. Homeowners attend entertaining events like holiday parties, themed parties, and movie nights.
The three floor plans range from 1,707 to 2,253 square feet with two bedrooms, two to two-and-a-half bathrooms, and attached two-car garages. These homes offer first-floor master suites, gourmet eat-in kitchens with granite countertops, spacious porches, and hardwood floors. The community homeowners' association provides for lawn care, snow removal, and trash pickup. The Villages at Mount Sinai is close to the North Shore of Long Island, putting it in close proximity to the pristine beaches, Willow Creek Golf & Country Club, and Rocky Point State Barrens Preserve.
Mid $400s - Mid $700s
Heading northwest out of Long Island there is The Retreat at Carmel. This community has 312 new and resale condo, attached, and single family homes. The community's amenities are impressive, starting with the upscale clubhouse, fitness center with locker rooms, and heated outdoor pool. There’s also bocce ball courts, a putting green, and a community greenhouse. Popular group activities include exercise classes, clambakes, and parties.
There are a wide variety of floor plans at The Retreat at Carmel, starting with the 926-square-foot condos up to the spacious, 2,778 square foot single-family homes. These models offer one to three bedrooms, one to four bathrooms, and attached garages. The HOA fee covers lawn care and snow removal, and some of these appealing homes have upgrades like walkout basements and patios.
Carmel is in the state’s scenic Hudson Valley, and The Retreat is near a variety of parks, mountains, lakes, and nature preserves. It is also right across the street from a shopping center, so running your errands shouldn’t take you much time at all.