When searching for your next home, rankings such as the 55 Best 55+ Communities and the Best Value Active Adult Communities aim to help you find neighborhoods that best suit your preferences and lifestyles. But in addition to these lists, many homebuyers also like to know which communities have been recently added to 55places.com.
So, we made a list of the active adult communities added to 55places.com in July and divided it into New Construction and Resale. The New Construction section includes communities with exclusively new homes for sale as well as both new and resale homes for sale. The Resale section denotes active adult communities with only resale homes for sale.
While most of the list includes new construction communities that recently broke ground, it also features some well-established developments to explore. Keep reading to browse these active adult communities recently added to 55places.com.
Matanzas Lakes - Palm Coast, FL
Located along Florida’s Atlantic Coast between St. Augustine and Daytona Beach, Matanzas Lakes will soon offer another choice for active adults who want to retire in Florida. This gated 55+ community will consist of just 107 single-family homes across seven spacious and customizable floor plans.
Esplanade at Wiregrass Ranch - Wesley Chapel, FL
The resort-style amenities planned for Esplanade at Wiregrass Ranch, a new 55+ community in the Tampa Bay area, include an amenity center, a luxury spa, and an outdoor pool. With 868 single-family homes, the community gives residents easy access to Downtown Tampa as well as some of the Gulf Coast’s best beaches.
La Cima at Cresta Bella - San Antonio, TX
As one of the newest active lifestyle communities in the San Antonio area, La Cima at Cresta Bella offers spacious single-family homes for sale with a low-maintenance lifestyle. The nine luxury floor plans range from 2,356 to 3,459 square feet with two or three bedrooms, two to three-and-a-half bathrooms, and attached two- or three-car garages.
Settler's Ridge at Kinder Ranch - San Antonio, TX
Located within the exclusive master-planned community Kinder Ranch in the heart of Texas Hill Country, Settler’s Ridge at Kinder Ranch will include 65 luxury single-family homes with access to resort-style amenities. The gated active lifestyle community will feature a clubhouse, a junior Olympic-sized pool, an outdoor patio, and natural outdoor spaces.
Rancho Monserate Country Club - Fallbrook, CA
With new and resale manufactured homes for sale, Rancho Monserate Country Club in Southern California is a well-established 55+ community with room for expansion. The extensive lineup of amenities features a clubhouse with multipurpose rooms, a heated outdoor pool, tennis courts, a dog park, and RV storage.
Twin Oaks - Hollister, CA
For a luxury retirement near Northern California’s Monterey Bay, Twin Oaks will offer luxury single-family homes and sought-after amenities. The one-story residences will range from 1,579 to 2,011 square feet with private master suites. Amenities will include a clubhouse with a fitness center, an outdoor pool, and pickleball courts.
Talking Rock - Prescott, AZ
With two restaurants, a fitness center, a spa, and an outdoor pool, residents of Talking Rock have plenty of opportunities to stay physically and socially active with neighbors. This active lifestyle community features 611 new and resale single-family homes that range from 1,960 to 2,879 square feet.
Regency at Caramella Ranch - Reno, NV
With a convenient location less than 20 minutes away from Downtown Reno and 15 minutes away from an international airport, Regency at Caramella Ranch will offer a retirement oasis of 621 single-family homes. The resort-style amenities will include a modern clubhouse with a fitness center, an indoor pool and spa, a coffee bar, and a social lounge, as well as a luxury outdoor pool, an amphitheater, and athletic courts.
Buckhorn Preserve - Apex, NC
An up-and-coming active lifestyle community near the Raleigh-Durham area, Buckhorn Preserve will offer one- and two-story single-family homes with access to desirable amenities such as a 3,000-square-foot clubhouse and two outdoor saltwater pools. The homeowners’ association will take care of exterior home maintenance, allowing residents to enjoy a more carefree lifestyle.
The Courtyards at Southpoint - Durham, NC
Just 10 minutes from Downtown Durham and 20 minutes from Downtown Raleigh, The Courtyards at Southpoint will provide residents with easy access to everything these cities have to offer. The active lifestyle community will include 93 single-family homes and access to a clubhouse with amenities such as walking trails that connect to the 22-mile American Tobacco Trail.
Hidden Valley - Fuquay-Varina, NC
The active lifestyle community Hidden Valley in Central North Carolina plans to include 500 one- and two-story single-family homes across 13 floor plans. The amenities will feature a spacious clubhouse with a swimming pool. Throughout the surrounding area, residents can enjoy local restaurants and golf courses.
The Bluffs on the Cape Fear - Leland, NC
Many of the 471 single-family homes at The Bluffs on the Cape Fear will offer scenic views of the rivers, lakes, creeks, and ponds where residents can enjoy outdoor recreation. Residents will be able to boat, fish, kayak, paddleboard, and swim in the lakes and waterways. The golf cart-friendly community will also boast a clubhouse with a marina and RV storage.
Villas on 5th - Mebane, NC
For a luxury low-maintenance lifestyle, residents of Villas on 5th will have a homeowners’ association that takes care of all exterior home maintenance, landscaping, and lawn care, ensuring that the homes will be well-maintained. The 106 single-family homes will boast desirable features such as open floor plans, owner’s suites, and private courtyards.
Millbank - Fort Mill, SC
Under construction since 2018, Millbank will consist of 51 customizable single-family homes upon completion. Homebuyers can personalize nearly every element of their home based on six home models that range from 1,688 to 2,785. Many of the ranch and one-and-a-half story homes will feature front porches, chef’s kitchens with central islands, and upgraded appliances.
Mars Hill Village - Acworth, GA
The state of Georgia has continued to gain popularity as a retirement destination because of its many active adult communities, including Mars Hill Village in Acworth. This low-maintenance 55+ community will include just 28 attached homes with access to a central clubhouse for events and gatherings.
Summit at Towne Mill - Canton, GA
Set among the foothills of the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains, Summit at Towne Mill will consist of 83 single-family homes. Amenities at this active lifestyle community will include a clubhouse with multipurpose rooms, an outdoor pool and patio, and athletic courts for tennis, basketball, and volleyball.
Heritage Place - Hampton, GA
Located less than 30 miles from Downtown Atlanta, Heritage Place offers affordable attached homes for sale near the world-class entertainment and recreation of a major metropolitan area. This 55+ community will feature just 38 low-maintenance attached homes with access to a central community clubhouse.
Seaboard Junction - Loganville, GA
Homebuyers looking for brand new attached homes for sale in Loganville now have another option with Seaboard Junction. This gated 55+ community will consist of 112 attached homes that range from 1,722 to 1,809 square feet with desirable features such as covered outdoor living spaces, ample storage, and spacious walk-in closets.
East Haven - Marietta, GA
Upon completion, the tight-knit 55+ community East Haven in Marietta will include just 28 attached homes with either 2,917 or 3,339 square feet. Thanks to a lock-and-leave lifestyle, which is the ultimate in low-maintenance living, residents can enjoy more leisure time and travel freely.
Regency at Creekside Meadows - Bath, PA
The gated 55+ community Regency at Creekside Meadows will soon offer another age-restricted community near the Allentown area. The surrounding area will provide everyday conveniences as well as shopping, dining, healthcare, and entertainment options. The community will feature both single-family and attached homes across two collections with 1,630 to 2,587 square feet.
Traditions of America at West Brandywine - Downingtown, PA
Builder Traditions of America plans to break ground on Traditions of America at West Brandywine, an up-and-coming resort-style community, in Fall 2019. This 55+ community will feature 226 single-family homes with access to desirable amenities. The amenities will include a modern 7,500-square-foot clubhouse, a state-of-the-art fitness center, a heated outdoor pool, and a fireplace patio.
Venue at Smithville Greene - Easthampton, NJ
Located in Burlington County in Southern New Jersey, Venue at Smithville Green will offer 452 single-family homes in historic Easthampton. Builder Lennar plans to provide resort-style amenities such as a 10,000-square-foot clubhouse, a coffee bar, an exercise room, a sports lounge, and arts and crafts rooms. The outdoor amenities will include a heated pool, a patio, and athletic courts for tennis, pickleball, and bocce.
The Woodlands of Urbana - Urbana, MD
Developer Natelli Communities recently broke ground on The Woodlands of Urbana, a 55+ community with 560 single-family, attached, and condominium homes. The luxury homes will range from about 1,766 to 4,271 square feet with desirable features like owner’s retreats with spa-like bathrooms, finished lower levels, and smart home designs.
Quarterpath at Williamsburg - Williamsburg, VA
With just 66 attached homes for sale, Quarterpath at Williamsburg will offer a tight-knit 55+ community in sought-after historic Williamsburg. The amenities will include a clubhouse with plenty of gathering spaces, an outdoor pool and patio, a dog park, and walking and biking trails. The homeowners’ association will take care of all landscaping and lawn care, providing residents with more leisure time to explore the area.
Evergreen - Cromwell, CT
For active adults who want to retire within two hours of Boston and New York City, Evergreen provides a scenic and affordable option. This 55+ community consists of 52 new and resale single-family homes with amenities that include scenic walking trails and a gazebo. Nearby greenspaces include the Woodland Trail, Cromwell Dog Park, and Cromwell Community Garden.
Fairview at Oxford Greens - Oxford, CT
Currently under construction by renowned community developer Del Webb, Fairview at Oxford Greens will include 125 attached homes upon completion. Residents will have access to resort-style amenities like a 14,000-square-foot clubhouse with a fitness center and a heated indoor pool and spa. Additional amenities will include access to a public 18-hole golf course with its own clubhouse, cafe, and pro shop.
The Courtyards at Clear Creek - Lewis Center, OH
Within a 30 minute drive of Downtown Columbus, The Courtyards at Clear Creek will provide convenient access to the city as well as the surrounding area. This tight-knit active lifestyle community will include 130 single-family homes with features like spacious master bedrooms, gourmet kitchens, and private dens. The six one-level floor plans will range from 1,519 to 2,930 square feet with plenty of customization options.
Stoney Creek - Monclova, OH
Active adults who want to retire in Northwest Ohio should keep an eye on Stoney Creek. This 55+ community will consist of 273 attached homes with 2,008 to 2,560 square feet. Amenities will feature a central clubhouse with gathering spaces, an outdoor pool and patio, pickleball courts, scenic walking trails, and boating lakes.
Boynton Leisureville - Boynton Beach, FL
Boynton Leisureville is a well-established 55+ community that includes 892 single-family homes in Southeast Florida’s Boyton Beach. Residents have plenty of social and physical activities to enjoy within their community thanks to a variety of amenities like a clubhouse, auditorium, gift shop, heated pool and spa, and grilling area.
Lakes of Environ - Lauderhill, FL
With affordable condominium homes that provide convenient access to the Fort Lauderdale area, Lakes of Environ offers another option for active adults who want to retire in an age-restricted condominium community. The amenities center around a cultural center that has a bowling alley and rooms for billiards, cards, and games. The grounds feature a pool and patio, tennis courts, shuffleboard courts, and a grilling area.
The Villages at Lynx Creek - Dewey, AZ
For an affordable retirement near Prescott, The Villages at Lynx Creek consists of 454 manufactured homes with access to amenities like a clubhouse with a fitness center, a social hall, and activity rooms. Some of the social activities at the community include art workshops, book club, computer club, line dancing, table tennis, and water aerobics.
Unit 8 at StoneRidge - Prescott Valley, AZ
Within the master-planned StoneRidge community, Unit 8 at StoneRidge includes just 35 single-family homes. Residents enjoy access to all of the amenities found throughout the development, including a clubhouse with a fitness center, indoor pool, and spa; a semi-private 18-hole golf course; and athletic courts for tennis, basketball, and volleyball.
Regency Walk - Helmetta, NJ
The Central New Jersey 55+ community Regency Walk consists of 72 single-family homes within 30 minutes of New York City and Newark. The spacious floor plans range from 1,989 to 2,400 square feet with at least three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Annual social events include potlucks, picnics, and Easter egg hunts.
Whitfield - Metuchen, NJ
With 17 attached townhomes, Whitfield is an exclusive 55+ community near the Atlantic Coast. The spacious homes boast 3,300 square feet with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and attached two-car garages. The first-floor master suites include en-suite bathrooms and dual walk-in closets, while loft spaces provide guest bedrooms or bonus space.
Windmill Country Estates - Peculiar, MO
Located in Peculiar near the Kansas City area, Windmill Country Estates includes 51 low-maintenance single-family homes that range from 1,282 to 3,610 square feet, allowing residents to find the home that best suits their needs. The tight-knit community enjoys regular events such as a fish fry, holiday parties, and community breakfasts and lunches.