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These active adult communities were recently added to 55places.com.

Whether you regularly browse 55places.com or you casually visit the site when a blog post piques your interest, the website constantly features new communities and the latest updates. This means there's almost always something new to discover to help you find your next community or plan for retirement. In order to see all of the recently added neighborhoods all in one place, we compiled this list of the communities recently added to 55places.com. 

This list of active adult communities added to 55places.com in September includes both new construction and resale communities. The 'New Construction' section consists of brand new communities, while the 'Resale' section denotes well-established communities with resale homes for sale.

Many of the active adult communities on this list just recently broke ground or hosted grand openings, but the list also includes some well-established developments to discover. Keep reading to browse 37 active adult communities recently added to 55plces.com. 

New Construction


Castalina - Fort Myers, FL

Low $200s - Low $300s

With new single-family and attached homes available, Castalina will allow retirees to find new homes for sale in a gated community near Fort Myers. The spacious floor plans will provide 1,417 to 3,231 square feet, and while some of the luxury models include private pools, the amenities will also feature an outdoor pool.

Esplanade at Wiregrass Ranch - Wesley Chapel, FL

Low $200s

Located less than 35 miles from Tampa and some of the Central Gulf Coast’s best beaches, Esplanade at Wiregrass Ranch will offer residents a resort-style lifestyle with access to everything a Florida retirement has to offer. Upon completion, this 55+ community will consist of 868 single-family homes.


Belterra - The Cove at San Saba - Austin, TX

Low $400s - Low $500s

A gated active lifestyle community with plans for just 43 single-family homes, Belterra - The Cove at San Saba will offer an exclusive lifestyle less than 20 miles from Downtown Austin. The community amenities will feature a clubhouse, an outdoor pool, and walking trails.

La Cima at Cresta Bella - San Antonio, TX

Low $600s - Mid $800s

For active adults who want to retire in Central Texas, the new active lifestyle community La Cima at Cresta Bella will cover 242 premium acres near Downtown San Antonio. The luxury single-family homes will range from 2,356 to 3,459 square feet and offer a low-maintenance lifestyle.


Twin Oaks - Hollister, CA

Low $600s - Low $700s

With plans for 168 single-family homesTwin Oaks is a gated 55+ community coming soon to the Bay Area. Located less than 30 miles from the coastal Monterey Bay area, Twin Oaks will offer residents a community clubhouse with a fitness center, a movement studio, and a resort-style outdoor pool.

Liberty - Rio Vista, CA

High $300s - Mid $400s

After recently hosting a grand opening, Liberty will consist of 443 single-family homes upon completion. In addition to upgraded floor plans, this gated 55+ community will boast desirable amenities such as a community clubhouse with a wine room, a cafe, and an events barn as well as an outdoor pool, athletic courts, and a dog park.


Regency at Caramella Ranch - Reno, NV

High $400s - High $500s

Located near Downtown Reno, outdoor recreation, and golf courses, the age-restricted community Regency at Caramella Ranch plans to include 621 single-family homes with ranch-style floor plans. With a full-time lifestyle director, the gated development plans to offer scheduled lifestyle activities alongside amenities such as a clubhouse with indoor and outdoor pools.


Hilltop at Inspiration - Aurora, CO

Low $400s - Low $1Ms

For a luxury retirement near the Denver area, Hilltop at Inspiration will offer a world-class 55+ community of 1,800 single-family homes within a larger master-planned development. In addition to the amenities found throughout the development, residents will have access to exclusive 55+ amenities, including a private 8,000-square-foot clubhouse, a ballroom, and indoor and outdoor pools.

North Carolina

Buckhorn Preserve - Apex, NC

Mid $300s - Low $400s

Currently under construction by builder Lennar Homes, the active lifestyle community Buckhorn Preserve will consist of 272 single-family homes near the sought-after Raleigh-Durham area of North Carolina. Homes across three floor plan collections will range from 1,730 to 2,729 square feet with two or three bedrooms, two to three bathrooms, and attached two-car garages.

Adalyn Place - Fuquay-Varina, NC

High $200s - Low $300s

The outdoor amenities at Adalyn Place—which will include an outdoor fitness center, a dog park, bocce ball courts, and a fireplace pavilion—are all designed to support an active physical and social lifestyle for active adults. This 55+ community will include 90 single-family homes with features such as master suites, chef’s kitchens, and private outdoor living space.

South Carolina

The Village at Woodside - Aiken, SC

Low $300s - Mid $400s

With home models that include townhomes, cottages, and classic single-family homes, The Village at Woodside will offer distinct floor plans with time-honored architecture. The extensive range of amenities will feature a clubhouse with a fitness center, a spa, three restaurants, and a health and wellness center.

Northwoods Villas - Elgin, SC

High $200s - Low $400s

 Another new active lifestyle community for a Central South Carolina retirement is Northwood Villas, a gated neighborhood with plans for just 39 single-family homes. The floor plans range from 1,850 to 2,967 square feet and offer a low-maintenance lifestyle thanks to a homeowners’ association that handles all common area maintenance and yard care.

Millbank - Fort Mill, SC

Low $300s - Mid $400s

Millbank is an up-and-coming 55+ community in Fort Mill that will offer an age-restricted lifestyle and new homes for sale. The homeowners’ association will take care of all lawn maintenance, giving residents more free time. The spacious homes will range from 1,688 to 2,785 with two or three bedrooms and two to three-and-a-half bathrooms.

The Farm at Timberlake - Myrtle Beach, SC

Mid $200s - Mid $300s

With a location less than five miles from some of the Atlantic Coast’s best beaches, residents of The Farm at Timberlake will have convenient access to the abundant recreation opportunities of a South Carolina retirement. This active lifestyle community will also offer amenities including an amenity center, an outdoor pool, and a kayak pier.

Meridian - Express Homes - Myrtle Beach, SC

Low $200s - High $200s 

As a new active lifestyle community planned for Myrtle Beach, Meridian - Express Homes will allow residents to access the Myrtle Beach International Airport within 15 minutes and the coast within 20 minutes. The development plans to offer 10 spacious floor plans as well as amenities like a clubhouse and an indoor pickleball court.


Summit at Towne Mill - Canton, GA

High $200s - Mid $300s

Located north of Atlanta, the gated active lifestyle community Summit at Towne Mill will include 83 homes upon completion. The spacious homes will range from 2,097 to 2,837 square feet with optional second story lofts for additional storage space. Amenities will include a clubhouse, an outdoor pool, and athletic courts.

Bridgemill Heights - Canton, GA

Mid $300s - Low $400s

Active adults looking for new homes for sale in Canton, GA have plenty to look forward to at Bridgemill Heights. This gated active lifestyle community will consist of 82 single-family homes with desirable customizations such as second story lofts, finished basements, and gourmet kitchens. The community will also offer a clubhouse.

The Gardens at Arbor Springs - Newnan, GA

High $400s - Mid $500s

At The Gardens at Arbor Springs, residents will enjoy a well-rounded active adult lifestyle with luxury homes inspired by English cottages. Since the homeowners’ association will maintain the lawns, residents will have more time to enjoy the community amenities, which will feature a clubhouse, an outdoor pool, and a bocce ball court.

New Jersey

Venue at Smithville Greene - Easthampton, NJ

Low $300s - Mid $300s 

With plans for a 10,000-square-foot clubhouse, a coffee bar, and a heated outdoor pool, Venue at Smithville Greene will offer sought-after amenities in a mid-sized 55+ community of 452 single-family homes. A retail center adjacent to the community will provide daily conveniences such as banks, shops, and an additional coffee bar.


The Woodlands of Urbana - Urbana, MD

Low $300s - High $600s

Less than an hour from Baltimore and Washington, D.C., The Woodlands of Urbana will offer a convenient suburban lifestyle near world-class cities. This new 55+ community plans to consist of 560 single-family, attached, and condominium homes with access to amenities like a clubhouse, an open-air pavilion, and gardens.

Boxwood Villas - Urbana, MD

Mid $400s - High $400s

The master-planned Villages of Urbana will soon have a new 55+ enclave of 92 attached homes: Boxwood Villas. Residents of this age-restricted section will have access to their own private amenities as well as those found throughout the whole development, including three clubhouses, outdoor pools, athletic courts, walking and biking trails, and on-site retail.

New York

Villas at Seminary Hill - Carmel, NY

High $200s - Mid $300s

The grounds of Villas at Seminary Hill will boast 15,000 square feet of recreational space, including parks, walking paths, a picnic area, and a badminton court. This tight-knit 55+ community will include just 50 condominiums upon completion, allowing residents to get to know their neighbors. 

Vineyards at Brookfield - Center Moriches, NY

Mid $400s - Mid $500s

For an East Long Island retirement, Vineyards at Brookfield will offer a gated 55+ lifestyle with 146 attached homes. The amenities will center around a clubhouse with over 6,000 square feet of gathering space as well as a bar and lounge. The luxury attached homes will range from 2,573 to 3,657 square feet with features such as full basements, patios, and decks.

The Residences at Butterfield - Cold Spring, NY

High $300s - Low $600s

The 55+ condominium community The Residences at Butterfield offers an opportunity to downsize into a low-maintenance lifestyle. Interested homebuyers can choose from a variety of floor plans that range from 905 to 1,415 square feet. The homeowners’ association will take care of all exterior home maintenance and landscaping.


The Courtyards at Clear Creek - Lewis Center, OH

The single-family homes at The Courtyards at Clear Creek will offer several features and customizations that active adult homebuyers often seek out, such as spacious master bedrooms, walk-in spa showers, and dens. The residences will range from 1,519 to 2,930 square feet, allowing residents to downsize or expand depending on their needs and lifestyles.

The Courtyards at New Albany - New Albany, OH

Mid $300s - Mid $400s

At The Courtyards at New Albany, residents will find themselves near all the best that a Columbus area retirement has to offer, including abundant outdoor recreation, local festivals, and farm-to-table dining. This 55+ community will feature 105 single-family homes and amenities that include a clubhouse, an outdoor pool, athletic courts, a community garden, and a dog park.



The Hideaway Country Club - Fort Myers, FL

Low $100s - High $100s

At The Hideaway Country Club, active adults can enjoy a luxury lifestyle for an affordable price. The community amenities include a 14,500-square-foot clubhouse, a fitness center, and five pools. Residents can also join the on-site country club for access to an award-winning 18-hole golf course, a pro shop, a putting green, and four tennis courts.

Glen Oaks Garden Condominiums - Sarasota, FL

Below $100k - Mid $100s

Both active adults who want to downsize and those who want to enjoy the snowbird lifestyle might want to look closer at Glen Oaks Garden Condominiums, an active lifestyle condominium community in Sarasota. This community puts residents within 30 minutes of world-class Gulf Coast beaches and 10 minutes of Downtown Sarasota.

Turtle Rock on Palmer Ranch - Sarasota, FL

High $300s - Low $600s 

Situated within the Palmer Ranch master-planned development, Turtle Rock on Palmer Ranch consists of 758 single-family homes and maintenance-free attached villas. The grounds of the community include more than 17 lakes, preserves, and ponds, as well as walking and biking trails that include access to the 10-mile Legacy Trail that runs from Sarasota to Venice.

Cascades at Southern Hills - Tampa, FL

High $100s - Mid $200s

As a gated 55+ community within a larger master-planned development, Cascades at Southern Hills connects its residents to their own private amenities as well as the resort-style amenities found throughout the community. With a membership, active adult residents can use the 20,000-square-foot Southern Hills Plantation Clubhouse with a state-of-the-art fitness center, a day spa, and a restaurant. 


Towne Lake - Sunset Harbor - Cypress, TX

Low $300s - High $600s

The gated active lifestyle community Towne Lake - Sunset Harbor offers both new and resale homes for sale. The community plans to include 100 homes upon completion, with a variety of available floor plans. Residents who want to meet their neighbors can enjoy social activities such as movie nights, wine socials, and summer parties.

Siesta Retirement Village - Weslaco, TX

Below $100k - Below $100k

The affordable homes for sale at Siesta Retirement Village, located in Weslaco, Texas, put residents just five miles north of the U.S./Mexico border. The year-round warm climate allows for constant enjoyment of amenities such as a recreation hall, a heated saltwater pool and spa, and 24 shuffleboard courts.

North Carolina

The Bluffs on the Cape Fear - Leland, NC

Mid $300s

Located along the Cape Fear River, The Bluffs on the Cape Fear provides a true waterfront lifestyle with many homes facing the river, lakes, ponds, or creeks found throughout the community. Luxury amenities include a spacious clubhouse currently expanding to include a marina as well as a beach club, a pool, and athletic courts.

New Jersey

Regency Walk - Helmetta, NJ

High $200s - High $300s

Another option for a 55+ lifestyle in Middlesex County is Regency Walk, which has 72 single-family homes. In addition to amenities such as a clubhouse, an exercise room, and an outdoor pool, residents enjoy a low-maintenance lifestyle due to a homeowners’ association that takes care of common area maintenance, community landscaping, and exterior home maintenance. 

Whitfield - Metuchen, NJ

Low $700s - Mid $700s

The exclusive 55+ community Whitfield in Central New Jersey consists of just 17 attached homes, each with a generous 3,300 square feet of living space. The prime location puts residents less than 45 minutes from New York City and within easy reach of Atlantic City and the Jersey Shore.