Luxury Retirement Living in San Diego 55+ Communities

San Diego is known for its luxury. Its 55+ communities don\'t disappoint either.

When it comes to luxury retirement living in Southern California, there’s no better place than San Diego. With sun-washed beaches, perfect weather all year, and a relaxed pace of life, active adults can fully embrace the California lifestyle. Discover San Diego’s best luxury communities where active adults can expect world-class amenities.

Auberge at Del Sur – San Diego

Low $800s – Low $1Ms

With just 196 homes, Auberge at Del Sur blends luxury living with the benefits of living in a smaller 55+ community. Residents appreciate the privacy that this smaller, gated community provides. Development was carried out from 2016 to 2017, so buyers can choose from a great selection of finely constructed homes with modern features. The community’s single-family and attached homes range in size from 1,276 to nearly 3,000 square feet.

A clubhouse contributes to the community’s luxurious environment. Here, residents can exercise in the fitness center or meet up with neighbors for gatherings in the multi-purpose room. Outdoors, residents can take advantage of San Diego’s perfect weather with a pool, spa, and spacious patio. There is also a pickleball court, bocce court, barbecue area, and a dog park.

Since Auberge is part of the larger master-planned community of Del Sur, residents have access to even more amenities. Del Sur is home to a library, 12 parks, 11 outdoor pools, four outdoor spas, an outdoor amphitheater, trails for walking and biking, and more.

High Country Villas – Encinitas

High $400s – Mid $500s

Situated in San Diego’s coastal North County area, High Country Villas offers the best in beach living. This well-established 55+ community consists of 546 residences, including condos and attached homes. Homes range in size from 884 to 1,056 square feet and include two or three bedrooms.

The social hub of High Country Villas is a well-equipped clubhouse that brings residents together. Residents can socialize in the great room, cozy up with a book in the library, or play a game of billiards. Outdoor amenities include two swimming pools and a spa, spacious patios, courts for bocce and shuffleboard, and horseshoe pits. Those who enjoy the outdoors will appreciate the community’s gazebo and walking trails, where they can enjoy coastal breezes. There is also a 9-hole golf course with a driving range and putting green.

When residents want to hit the beach, they don’t have to travel far. This luxurious community is just a few miles from the coast. Downtown Encinitas is also a quick drive away, which has charming boutiques, restaurants, and beach-side cafes.

Ocean Hills Country Club – Oceanside

Low $500s – Mid $800s

Surrounded by elegant landscaping across 350 acres, Ocean Hills Country Club offers an exceptional lifestyle for active adults. This premier 55+ community consists of 1,632 homes in an exclusive, gated environment. These finely crafted single-family homes and attached homes come in a variety of floor plans with sizes ranging from 971 to 2,368 square feet.

Residents are served by a large clubhouse that offers 27,000 square feet of world-class amenities. There is an exercise room, studio for aerobics and dance, grand ballroom, and studios for photography and many other hobbies. There is also a 500-seat performance hall where residents can enjoy concerts and plays.

Outdoor amenities allow homeowners to make the most of Oceanside’s coastal weather. There is an outdoor pool and spa, patio, and multiple courts for tennis, pickleball, bocce, and shuffleboard. Residents also enjoy access to their very own 18-hole golf course.

Oaks North – San Diego

High $300s – Low $800s

Oaks North offers top-notch amenities and an ideal location. This impressive 55+ community consists of eight separate neighborhoods, each offering their own unique charm. Altogether, these eight neighborhoods have 1,963 residences, including condos, attached homes, and single family homes. Homes range in size from 1,096 to 1,866 square feet and have two or three bedrooms.

A well-rounded lineup of amenities allows residents to enjoy their leisure time. The community’s well-appointed clubhouse has a fitness center, library, auditorium, studios for ceramics and other hobbies, and more. The amenities continue outdoors with a pool and spa, patio, lawn bowling, tennis courts, and walking trails. Oaks North is also home to a 27-hole golf course and the Rancho Bernardo Winery.

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