New Communities Coming to Georgia

Larkspur is only one of many new active adult communities making their way to Georgia.
Larkspur is only one of many new active adult communities making their way to Georgia.
Larkspur is only one of many new active adult communities making their way to Georgia.

Although some retirees might favor their southerly neighbor, the Peach State has numerous active adult communities that provide the lifestyle, social environment, and amenities many boomers seek. Recently, there have been numerous new construction 55+ communities popping up throughout the state of Georgia, giving homebuyers more options to consider when choosing an active adult community and retirement destination.

Top builders like Del Webb, Kolter Homes, and Pulte have been busy developing new age-restricted communities in this state, bringing their innovative home designs and a vibrant social atmosphere that attracts 55+ buyers from across the country. Here are some of the new active adult communities coming to the Peach State in the coming year.

Villas at Bethelview – Cumming, GA

Forsyth County’s newest active adult community, The Villas at Bethelview in Cumming, Georgia, is being built by O’Dwyer Homes and will host just 50 low-maintenance, single-family homes upon completion. Retirees will love the distinct home designs offered in this age-restricted development, which feature first-floor master suites, gourmet kitchens, open layouts, spacious garages, and covered porches. Single-family homes are priced from the mid $300s and range in size from 1,500 to 2,300 square feet and have three or four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and attached two-car garages.

The community will also provide well-appointed amenities: including a proposed 1,500 square-foot clubhouse, exercise room, multi-purpose room, catering kitchen, card room, outdoor pool, and bocce ball courts.

Creekstone Point – Cumming, GA

Builder SR Homes is unveiling its newest 55+ community in Cumming, Georgia called Creekstone Point. This gated active adult community will host just 40 low-maintenance single-family homes priced from the low $500s. These elegant homes will feature one- or two-story designs, low-maintenance exteriors, brick paver driveways, spacious kitchens, patios, and master suites on the main floor. Buyers can choose from six unique floorplans that range in size from 2,978 to 3,385 square feet and have four bedrooms, three or three-and-a-half bathrooms, and attached two-car garages.

Creekstone Point will also have a clubhouse that will be the central hub of physical activity and social recreation. The community’s ideal location also allows for homeowners to enjoy easy access to nearby cities like Athens and Atlanta for additional entertainment and attractions.

Falls Crest – Kennesaw, GA

Renowned builder Pulte broke ground in Falls Crest in 2017 and plans to build 65 single-family homes upon completion. Buyers can choose from three innovative home designs that range in size from 1,656 to 1,961 square feet and have two or three bedrooms, dens, two or three bathrooms, and attached two- or two-and-a-half-car garages. Homes are priced from the high $200s and feature energy-efficient designs, open layouts, single-story living, gourmet kitchens, elegant master suites, inviting living and dining rooms, and optional second-floor bonus rooms.

Falls Crest’s prime location makes it easy for residents to travel to nearby cities like Atlanta, which is just 30 minutes away and offers additional entertainment, recreation, and attractions.

Nestledown Farm – Cumming, GA

Nestledown Farm is a beautiful active adult community in Cumming, Georgia. Builder Jim Chapman Communities began construction of this 55+ development in 2017 and plans to offer 80 single-family homes. Buyers can choose from six distinct floor plans that range in size from 2,229 to 2,793 square feet and have three bedrooms, three or three-and-a-half bathrooms, and attached two-car garages. Pricing for these single-family homes starts in the mid $300s and features thoughtfully designed interiors, first-floor master suites, open layouts, large master suites, and covered patios.

The builder also has plans to construct a well-appointed clubhouse filled with resort-style amenities and outdoor recreational facilities. Residents will have an exercise room, catering kitchen, indoor and outdoor fireplaces, an outdoor pool and patio, two pickleball courts, a community garden, and plenty of parks and natural space.

Larkspur – Alpharetta, GA

Ideally situated in Cherokee County, Larkspur is a new 55+ community being developed by Edward Andrews Homes. The builder will offer just 134 single-family homes, making Larkspur a close-knit community where neighbors become lifelong friends. Homeowners will enjoy the community’s idyllic and serene setting, which consists of residences with rustic, modern farmhouse designs and spacious outdoor areas for entertaining guests. Edward Andrews Homes offers several different floor plans that range in size from 2,450 to 2,680 square feet. These elegant homes are priced from the high $300s and have at least two bedrooms and bathrooms and feature luxurious interiors, open-concept kitchens, side-entry garages, master-on-main suites, and optional basements.

In addition to quality homes, residents will also enjoy world-class amenities. A proposed clubhouse dubbed The Ranch House will include indoor and outdoor amenities that will keep homeowners relaxed, active, and social. Some of the amenities will include an activity room, learning space, outdoor pool and patio, pickleball and bocce ball courts, a community garden, and miles of walking and biking trails. Also check out Alpharetta’s other 55+ community, The Orchards at Sweetapple.

Sweet Briar Farms – Woodstock, GA

Another Jim Chapman Community coming to the Atlanta area is Sweet Briar Farms in Woodstock, GA. This new age-restricted community will host 85 single-family homes and offer active adult homebuyers a beautifully landscaped neighborhood with a well-appointed clubhouse filled with charming amenities. Residents will also enjoy a low-maintenance lifestyle in Sweet Briar Farms thanks to a homeowners’ association fee that includes curbside trash removal, common area maintenance, and landscaping. Homes are priced from the high $300s and offer 2,273 to 2,793 square feet of living space. These single-family homes were designed with the active adult in mind and feature low-maintenance exteriors, first-floor master suites, open living areas, and beautiful eat-in kitchens with granite countertops and built-in appliances.

Cresswind Peachtree City – Peachtree City, GA

This stunning 55+ community in Peachtree City is being built by Kolter Homes and will offer luxurious home designs perfect for the active adult homebuyer. Cresswind Peachtree City will host 650 single-family homes sprawled across 403 acres of rolling woodlands and scenic landscapes that provide Southern charm. Kolter Homes offers buyers three distinct design collections that feature single-level living, open layouts, gourmet kitchens, inviting living spaces, and plenty of customizable options. World-class amenities will be located within

The Club at Cresswind, where residents will have numerous indoor and outdoor amenities that keep them healthy, social, and relaxed. Some of the amenities include a state-of-the-art fitness center, indoor pool, yoga and aerobics studio, hobby and game rooms, outdoor pool, event lawn, amphitheater, and multiple sports courts. Best of all, Cresswind Peachtree City will have golf-cart friendly lanes throughout the development, making it convenient for residents to get around the community.

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