There is something about moving into a newly built home that appeals to many homebuyers, especially Boomers who wish to downsize. Luckily, retirees have plenty of options for their dream home these days. Retirees searching for new construction active adult communities are in luck because many top builders, like Del Webb, Shea Homes, D.R. Horton, and Pulte, are supplying the inventory that’s in demand with the 55+ crowd.
These new construction communities are popping up all over the country and offering homebuyers innovative floor plans, resort-style amenities, and a social atmosphere in a perfect setting. Many of these new neighborhoods are located in popular retirement destinations that are close to daily conveniences, great entertainment, and fun attractions. Check out the descriptions for the first six communities, followed by a list of our favorite new construction communities across the U.S.
This new 55+ community is being developed by McKee Builders. Bay Bridge Cove will consist of 273 attached homes that come in four unique designs with pricing starting in the low $300s. Active adult homebuyers will love the energy-efficient construction, luxurious interiors, and low-maintenance exteriors. Bay Bridge Cove will offer a charming clubhouse that will feature plenty of social spaces like a meeting room where residents can gather and mingle. Outdoor amenities will also include tennis courts and walking and biking trails.
Del Webb’s newest age-restricted neighborhood in Wilmington, North Carolina will offer 547 single-family homes within the RiverLights master-planned community. Del Webb Wilmington will feature a 15,000 square-foot clubhouse that will be brimming with indoor and outdoor amenities to keep residents active and entertained. Homebuyers can choose from three distinct design collections that range in size from 1,262 all the way to 2,565 square feet of living space. These two and three-bedroom homes feature luxurious master suites, spacious layouts, and inviting living areas. Pricing starts in the low $200s, which should draw many homebuyers who are looking for quality-built homes in an attractive 55+ community.
Traditions of America at Summer Seat is a new construction active adult community that’s being developed on the former site of the popular Reilly’s Farm. Spread across 77 acres of rolling hills, buyers will get a pleasant environment surrounded by natural beauty and open spaces. This 55+ community will have 133 attached and single-family homes upon completion that will come in a variety of sizes and styles for homebuyers to choose from. The garden homes range in size from 1,542 to 1,643 square feet while the single-family homes offer 1,545 to 2,314 square feet of living space. A proposed 4,500 square-foot clubhouse will also be available to residents.
Located in East Long Island, New York, this gated active adult community will feature luxurious attached homes and condo units with a total of 280 residences at completion. Floor plans range in size from 1,553 to 2,279 square feet with pricing in the high $400s to low $500s. Active adults will enjoy Vineyards at Blue Point’s private setting as well as resort-style amenities that will provide them with the comfort and convenience of low-maintenance living. The 7,500 square-foot clubhouse features a state-of-the-art fitness center, billiards room, club room and bar, massage room, wine room, heated outdoor pool, and bocce ball courts. Residents will love being physically active and socially engaged in this vibrant and welcoming 55-Plus neighborhood.
D.R. Horton is building a new active adult neighborhood within the Tamarron master-planned community in Katy, Texas. With just 109 single-family homes upon completion, Wellspring at Tamarron will provide active adults with an intimate and quiet setting. Buyers can choose from quality built homes that come in attractive designs and prices. Residents also enjoy full access to the amenities in the master-planned community, which include an 8,000 square-foot clubhouse, fitness center, catering kitchen, game room, lounge, resort-style pool, and miles of walking and biking trails. Wellspring at Tamarron will be the ideal place for retirees seeking a lively social atmosphere with other like-minded adults.
Woodstone Crossing is an age-targeted community in Eastern Massachusetts that’s being developed by Pulte Homes. This new condo community will have just 200 units at completion that come in a variety of sizes and styles. Condos range in size from 945 square feet to just over 1,400 square feet and have one or two bedrooms, one or two bathrooms, and assigned parking spaces. These elegant floor plans start in the high $200s and feature energy-efficient designs, low-maintenance exteriors, and luxurious finishes throughout. Homeowners will also enjoy a well-appointed amenity center that will make it easy for residents to gather and mingle in a welcoming atmosphere. Woodstone Crossing is also situated in a prime location that’s close to major roadways, public transportation, and retail stores. Also, residents can reach Boston in about an hour for great big-city entertainment and attractions.