The outdoor pool, spa, patio, and fire pit at Trilogy at Monarch Dunes in Nipomo, California

Shea Homes offers active adult homebuyers a variety of attractive communities in sunny California.

When it comes to home builders, Shea Homes remains at the top of many homebuyer’s wish lists. Renowned for attention to detail, design, and quality as well as excellent customer service, Shea Homes has been recognized time and time again as a leading and trusted active adult home builder.

Trilogy, Shea Homes' 55+ and resort lifestyle brand, has been recognized as America’s Most Trusted Active Adult Resort Builder by Lifestory Research for the eighth consecutive year. If you’re looking for a home built by Shea Homes in the beautiful Golden State, be sure to check out the seven celebrated active adult communities below.

Trilogy at Monarch Dunes - Nipomo, CA

High $500s - Low $1Ms

Exterior view of a model home at Trilogy at Monarch Dunes in Nipomo, California

Trilogy at Monarch Dunes offers both new and resale homes in both single-family and attached townhome styles.

The luxurious community of Trilogy at Monarch Dunes is located near the beautiful central California coast in the charming town of Nipomo. This community has no age restrictions, so active adults can mingle with neighbors from all age groups.

With 1,350 homes upon completion, Trilogy at Monarch Dunes offers both new and resale homes in both single-family and attached townhome styles. These stylish, modern homes offer 1,591 to 3,487 square feet and a total of 13 floor plans to choose from.

Amenities at Trilogy at Monarch Dune are rich and varied, including an award-winning clubhouse, a spectacular golf course, a full-service spa, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and a sparkling outdoor pool. There’s also an on-site restaurant and 86 acres of vineyards in the community. Just 15 minutes away, residents can drive to enjoy Pismo Beach with its stunning coastline and varied eateries, or Avila Beach with its charming seaside boutiques and wine tasting spots.

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Trilogy at Glen Ivy - Corona, CA

Low $400s - High $700s

With sweeping views of the breathtaking Temescal Canyon, Trilogy at Glen Ivy is a Southern California 55+ community perched in the foothills of the Santa Ana Mountains. Surrounded by forests and in close proximity to both the beach and the desert, residents of this stunning gated community love its prime location, world-class amenities, and beautiful homes.

Trilogy at Glen Ivy is comprised if 1,317 resale homes in both single-family and attached styles. These well-crafted homes are offered in 15 distinct floor plans that range from 1,290 to 2,253 square feet. These homes offer modern features and boast views of the golf course, green belts, or Temescal Canyon.

Of the many on-site amenities, the 18-hole, par-72 Trilogy Golf Club is the star, designed by renowned golf course architect Ted Robinson Sr. Some of the other well-planned amenities include a 15,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art fitness center with a junior indoor Olympic-size pool and a 13,000-square-foot clubhouse with hobby and billiard rooms, craft studios, and a catering kitchen.

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Trilogy at The Polo Club - Indio, CA

Low $300s - Low $700s

Trilogy at The Polo Club is a gated active lifestyle community located in the serene desert city of Indio. There's no age restriction to live in this community, so residents of all ages are welcome in this single-family-home community.

Both new and resale homes are available for purchase at Trilogy at The Polo Club. These homes range from 1,294 to 2,549 square feet and feature two to three bedrooms, two or three bathrooms, and an attached two- to three-car garage. Many of these homes offer desirable features, such as extra tall ceilings, granite countertops, and spacious side yards.

Amenities in this desert oasis community (only 25 miles from Palm Springs) include a 25,000-square-foot Polo Club with a fitness center, a yoga studio, a full-service restaurant, a grab-and-go market, and much more. Three outdoor pools, three tennis courts, an artisan studio, a scenic pond, and open park spaces entertain residents outdoors.

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Trilogy at La Quinta - La Quinta, CA

Low $300s - High $700s

A pond and palm tress beside the outdoor patio at Trilogy at La Quinta in La Quinta, California

Trilogy at La Quinta offers comfort and luxury under the warm La Quinta sun.

Located in the heart of the sunny Coachella Valley, Trilogy at La Quinta offers comfort and luxury under the warm La Quinta sun. This gated 55+ community is comprised of 1,238 single-family homes, and it's only 35 miles from the popular resort town of Palm Springs. 

The spacious resale homes in this community are offered in 12 single-family floor plans, ranging from 1,381 to 2,769 square feet. These homes offer two to three bedrooms, two to three-and-a-half bathrooms, and an attached two- to three-car garage as well as desirable finishes and features, such as granite countertops, spa-like bathrooms, and energy-saving systems.

Among some of the many notable amenities offered here is the Center for Higher Learning, where active adults can continue their education and enrich their minds. This on-site institute attracts highly accredited instructors and guest speakers, some of whom live right in the community. There are many other sterling amenities offered at Trilogy at La Quinta, including an 18-hole championship course designed by Gary Panks.

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Trilogy at the Vineyards - Brentwood, CA

Mid $500s - Low $1Ms

Located in the San Francisco suburb and agricultural town of Brentwood, Trilogy at the Vineyards is a gated 55+ community with plenty to offer active adults. This stunning community is surrounded by rolling hills, vineyards, and olive groves. It's also conveniently located near everyday needs, such as groceries, restaurants, medical offices, and retail stores.

There are 1,100 single-family homes in this community. Homebuyers can purchase a brand new or resale home in 21 single-story floor plans, ranging from a comfortable 1,465 square feet to a spacious 2,843 square feet.

Among the staggering amenities at Trilogy at the Vineyards, there's a 38,000-square-foot clubhouse with a full-service spa and indoor pool, two outdoor pools, and miles of walking and biking trails. Adjacent to the community is the 100+ acres Brentwood Golf Club, featuring a 27-hole championship course designed by Ted Robinson Sr.

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Shea Homes at Rice Ranch - Orcutt, CA

Mid $400s - Mid $700s 

Situated on over 350 lush acres in the Central California community of Orcutt, Shea Homes at Rice Ranch offers a beautiful non-age-restricted community amidst plenty of outdoor splendor. With 775 single-family and attached homes in total, this serene community offers a mid-sized, neighborly feel.

Homebuyers at Shea Homes at Rice Ranch can choose between both new and resale homes in six distinct floor plans at moderate prices. These spacious homes range from 1,428 square feet to 3,403 square feet and feature contemporary designs and stylish finishes, such as hardwood flooring, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and subway-tile backsplashes. 

Amenities here are just as desirable as the home designs, starting with the adjacent Orcutt Community Park. Here, residents can play on the softball and baseball fields, basketball court, and soccer field. There are miles of paved walking and biking trails to enjoy as well as picnic and barbecue areas. The grandkids can play on the community park playground, and furry friends will enjoy the open dog park.

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Barcelona - Brentwood, CA

High $400s - Mid $500s

Interior view of a model home at Barcelona in Brentwood, California

Barcelona is a quiet and peaceful 55+ community with stylish and low-maintenance attached homes.

With only 72 attached homes, Barcelona is a small and intimate haven, where neighbors truly get a chance to know and care for one another. Located in the SF suburb of Brentwood, this quiet and peaceful 55+ community features stylish and low-maintenance attached homes offering plenty of space. Upon completion, these homes will range from 1,259 to 1,989 square feet and offer two to four bedrooms, two to three bathrooms, and attached two-car garages.

This small community is big on amenities, with a central clubhouse, an outdoor pool and spa, and several bocce ball courts. There’s also a catering kitchen for residents to enjoy and a spacious great room to mingle, play games, or just relax and read. Just outside of the community, residents will find easy access to everyday needs and wants, such as retail, dining, golf courses, and health care.

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