Affordable Southern California 55+ Communities Under $250K

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Set in the San Gorgonio Pass area of Riverside County, Sun Lakes Country Club offers fabulous amenities, a popular location, and affordable homes.
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Set in the San Gorgonio Pass area of Riverside County, Sun Lakes Country Club offers fabulous amenities, a popular location, and affordable homes.

Southern California has long been a popular destination for retiring active adults, yet many people are afraid that the area’s home prices are out of reach. Though Southern California is home to some affluent areas, there are also several active adult communities which offer reasonably priced condos, duplexes, townhomes, and single-family homes. At the following communities, it is possible to find a great Southern California home for under $250,000.

Laguna Woods Village – Laguna Woods

Mid $100s – Mid $1Ms

Spread over 2,100 acres, the sprawling development of Laguna Woods Village is the largest active adult community on the West Coast. With seven clubhouses, amenities at Laguna Woods Village feature popular outdoor recreations as championship golf, outdoor swimming pools, tennis courts, and an equestrian center. The 12,736 residences include attached co-ops, attached condos, high-rise condos, and single-family homes.

Oceana – Oceanside

Low $200s – Low $400s

Set in Oceanside, the community of Oceana is only four miles from the ocean and has long been popular with active adult retirees. The 2,000 homes within the community were built between 1964 and 1984. The 12 different neighborhoods within Oceana each have their own clubhouse and outdoor swimming pool. A large clubhouse in the main Oceana neighborhood offers additional features such as a spa, auditorium, and billiards.

Four Seasons at Beaumont

Mid $200s – High $400s

Built by K. Hovnanian, Four Seasons at Beaumont is a beautiful gated community that offers both duplexes and single-family homes. With almost 2,000 homes, Four Seasons at Beaumont provides residents with mid-sized community living that still presents plenty of amenities and activities to support active adult living. Thriving social clubs meet a range of interests, while the state-of-the-art fitness center and multiple sport courts make it easy for residents to stay in shape.

Terra Lago – Indio

Low $200s – Mid $500s

With a 10,000-square foot-clubhouse and a 36-hole golf club, Terra Lago is sure to appeal to most active adults. This active lifestyle community is situated in the popular Coachella Valley, which often boasts sunny weather 350 days a year. Activities within the community are plentiful and residents can enjoy even more attractions in the surrounding area, including shopping, dining, festivals, and casinos.

Sun Lakes Country Club – Banning

High $100s – Mid $400s

Located in the San Gorgonio Pass area of Riverside County, Sun Lakes Country Club offers fabulous amenities, a popular location, and affordable homes. The three clubhouses at this 55+ community provide a range of amenities, including on-site restaurants, swimming pools, fitness centers, tennis courts, and a spectacular 36-hole golf course. A wide variety of social clubs meet the needs of many diverse residents, making it easy for newcomers to meet their neighbors.

Can you spot the $207,744 difference between these identical homes?

Financing is the difference!

Get the details in The 62+ Loan Homebuyers Guide.

55places Mortgage is a joint venture between Mutual of Omaha Mortgage and 55places.com.
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