The active adult community market is always changing and evolving. Although we announce the 100 most popular communities each year, it is important to stay up to date on what active adult homebuyers are looking for throughout the year, month to month.
As spring continues on we decided to take a look at the most popular communities of April. We analyzed 55places.com traffic to see what active adult homebuyers were most interested in from April 1 to April 30. Read on to find out which 55+ communities sparked the interest of active adults in April.
1. On Top of The World - Ocala, FL
This April, it was On Top of the World in Ocala, Florida that reached the top of our list. It is no surprise that this amenity-rich community with 10,000 planned homes continues to impress active adult homebuyers. Residents at OTOW enjoy over 175 organized clubs and an ever-expanding list of amenities. This Central Florida community will continue to be highly sought after as active adults look for resort style communities with a wide variety of home models.
2. Sun City Center - FL
Located in Tampa, Florida, Sun City Center offers active adult homebuyers five unique clubhouses, each with their own set of amenities that include features such as tennis, pickleball, and volleyball courts. This community is composed of 9,500 homes that come in a wide variety of floor plans ranging from vintage to modern home styles. Residents of Sun City Center enjoy the convenient location south of Tampa and the many amenities and clubs this 55+ community has to offer.
3. Solivita - Kissimmee, FL
Known as one of the more popular active adult communities in Central Florida, Solivita ranks at number three in our list this month. With two 18-hole golf courses, the Stonegate Golf Club, four amenity centers, and its very own arts center, it is not surprising that Solivita is held in high regard amongst 55+ homebuyers. With 25 different home collections, this community not only offers a long list of amenities but home styles as well.
4. The Villages - FL
As one of the biggest active adult communities in the country, it is no secret that The Villages has a lot to offer its residents. The Villages boasts 25 community centers, 50 pools, 60 restaurants, and 10 championship golf courses, and much much more. With over 50,000 homes this community has created its own 55+ city that invites residents to enjoy everything this expansive community has to offer.
5. Oak Run - Ocala, FL
Oak Run is a mid-size community that offers active adult homebuyers reasonably priced resale homes while maintaining the feel of a resort-style community. Oak Run residents enjoy the community’s 18-hole Royal Oaks Golf Course & Club, as well as four unique clubhouses offering six outdoor pools, tennis, bocce, and shuffleboard courts. Members of the community also enjoy access to 100 clubs and interest groups. The community’s location in Ocala offers residents the opportunity to explore the charming downtown area with plenty of shopping and fine dining.
6. Sun City, AZ
Sun City was the very first active adult community in the country and the world. This historic community has set the precedent for active adult living since its grand opening. Sun City offers residents access to seven recreation centers, eleven championship golf courses, over 200 clubs and interest groups. Sun City’s location in Central Arizona allows residents to enjoy the many outdoor recreation opportunities that the community has to offer all year long.
7. Sun City Huntley - IL
Located in the popular Chicagoland area of Illinois, Sun City Huntley is a moderately sized community with reasonably priced homes. Sun City Huntley gives residents access to the community’s 20,000 square-foot clubhouse, the Meadow View Lodge. The community also offers a 4,800 square-foot woodworking shop as well as an 18-hole championship golf course, and several other sports courts. The community’s close proximity to downtown Chicago puts residents with an hour of exploring everything the city has to offer.
8. Sun City Grand - Surprise, AZ
Located in Surprise, Arizona, Sun City Grand is a 45+ community that has a lot to offer active adult homebuyers. Homebuyers are often drawn to this community’s four championship golf courses, The Adobe Spa & Fitness, as well as four other community centers which offer a plethora of amenities. Sun City Grand has various home styles including, single-family, attached, and condos making it an ideal pick for homebuyers looking for a variety of options.
9. Sun City Hilton Head - Bluffton, SC
Sun City Hilton Head is the largest active adult community in South Carolina. This 50+ community boasts a wide variety of amenities such as a photography studio, woodworking shop, four resort-style pools, and 12 pickleball and bocce courts. It is no surprise that Sun City Hilton Head ranked in the most popular of April with over 15 unique home collections to choose from, giving homebuyers plenty of options.
10. Holiday City at Berkeley - Toms River, NJ
Holiday City at Berkeley finishes out the most popular of April with five clubhouses and over 10,000 homes. This amenity rich community offers its residents features such as tennis, bocce, and shuffleboard courts, as well as a woodworking shop, library, and its very own community transit. Active adult homebuyers have 20 single-family floor plans to choose from at Holiday City Berkeley. Located in New Jersey’s desirable Ocean County it is no wonder why active adult homebuyers seem to flock here.