Over 2019 North Carolina added even more active adult communities to its already long roster of impressive neighborhoods. With the addition of these new developments, potential homebuyers considering a move to the Tar Heel State can have their pick of location, builder, housing style, and price point.
Here are the 10 newest active adult communities in North Carolina.
Mid $300s - Low $400s
Located outside the Research Triangle in the small town of Apex, the Buckhorn Preserve community will have a total of 272 single-family homes upon final completion. The development offers potential buyers 11 models with floor plans that range from 1,730 to 2,729 square feet. Plans can have two to three bedrooms, two to three bathrooms, and attached two-car garages.
The Buckhorn Preserve’s planned amenities include a clubhouse, a fitness center, a demonstration kitchen, and multipurpose rooms as well as two outdoor pools and patios.
Low $100s - Mid $200s
Less than 20 minutes away from Downtown Asheville, Henderson’s Claystone Retirement Community is going to be a small, tight-knit 55+ development with a total of only 31 manufactured homes. Claystone’s standard floor plans will feature two to three bedrooms.
Final plans for the community’s amenities include a clubhouse and a dog park. As the neighborhood grows, there will be more opportunities for residents to start organized clubs and interest groups as well as attend planned social events.
High $100s - Mid $300s
The age-restricted Cornelius Woods community will have 111 attached homes in a dozen floor plans when it’s completed. The community’s condominiums range from 877 to 1,822 square feet with one to three bedrooms and one to two bathrooms, while the villa layout spans 1,318 square feet with two to three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage.
Cornelius Woods’ noteworthy amenities include a clubhouse with both multi-purpose and meeting rooms.
Low $300s - Mid $400s
The Hidden Valley community of Fuquay-Varina will have a total of 500 single-family homes once the development is completed. There are two home series with more than a dozen floor plans ranging between 1,633 and 2,956 square feet. Plans can have two to five bedrooms, two to three-and-a-half bathrooms, and attached two-car garages.
Hidden Valley residents have access to several amenities including a clubhouse, a multi-purpose room, an outdoor pool with a patio, a community garden, and a scenic pond.
Low $200s - Mid $300s
Located close to Chapel Hill in Mebane, the new Magnolia Glen community will consist of 106 single-family homes. There are five distinctive floor plans to consider that vary between 1,693 and 2,557 square feet. Plans can have two to four bedrooms, two to three bathrooms, and two-car garages. The three largest layouts also include dens.
Magnolia Glen offers homeowners several amenities, including a clubhouse, multi-purpose and meeting rooms, an outdoor pool, a patio, a community garden, and walking paths that are ideal for a leisurely stroll throughout the neighborhood.
Mid $300s - High $400s
Situated close to Charlotte, the small, age-restricted neighborhood of Pinnacle at Wesley Chapel will feature 60 single-family homes upon final completion. The community’s two models range from 1,820 to 2,720 square feet and have between two to four bedrooms, two-and-a-half to three-and-a-half bathrooms, and attached two-car garages.
The development’s amenities will include a clubhouse, a demonstration kitchen, a fitness center, a dog park, pocket parks, and a butterfly garden.
Low $400s - Low $600s
The Courtyards at Southpoint is located 10 minutes from Downtown Durham. Along with its desirable location, the neighborhood will feature 93 single-family homes with prices starting in the low $400s. Residences are ranch-style homes with six home models to choose between. Layouts range from 1,519 to 2,920 square feet with two to four bedrooms, two to three-and-a-half bathrooms, and two- to two-and-a-half car garages.
Homeowners will have access to a clubhouse, a fitness center with cardio and weightlifting equipment, an outdoor saltwater pool and sun deck, and scenic ponds and walking trails.
High $200s - Mid $300s
The Farm at Ingleside will boast 422 single-family homes once completed. The community has five floor plans that vary from 1,588 to 1,883 square feet with two to five bedrooms, two to three bathrooms, and attached two-car garages.
Amenities include a clubhouse with a fitness center, multi-purpose and meeting rooms, and a great room with a fireplace. Outside, residents will find a pool and patio, a BBQ pavilion, a playground for grandchildren, and walking and biking trails.
Mid $200s - High $200s
Built by trusted builder D.R. Horton, The Landing at Rocklyn is a small community in the charming town of Clemmons. Once finished, it will boast 54 single-family, ranch-style homes with three models for potential residents to consider. Homes range from 1,673 to 1,883 square feet and will have two to five bedrooms, two to three bathrooms, and two-car garages.
The development has a number of outdoor amenities for residents to take advantage of, including an outdoor pool, a patio area, and pickleball courts that are perfect for a friendly game with neighbors.
Mid $200s - High $200s
The age-restricted Villas on 5th is another new community in the Mebane area. Built by Epcon Communities, it will have 106 ranch-style homes with four customizable floor plan options. The single-family homes range from 1,519 to 2,769 square feet with two or three bedrooms, two or three bathrooms, and attached two- or two-and-a-half car garages.
Residents can stay fit and active using the neighborhood fitness facility or by swimming laps in the community pool. Other amenities include a clubhouse with multipurpose rooms, a patio area, and a community garden where homeowners can grow their favorite herbs and vegetables.