From the best-selling master-planned communities with 55+ communities to the best-selling age-restricted communities of 2020, many active adult homebuyers want to stay up-to-date on the latest news and trends in active lifestyle real estate. At the start of a new decade, many of the most renowned builders have announced new developments across the country, and active adults looking for their next community will want to take notice.
To help you find your next home, we made a list of some of the best new communities breaking ground, hosting grand opening ceremonies, or starting sales in the coming year. With this list, homebuyers can learn more about the best new active adult communities with brand-new homes for sale in their preferred retirement destinations.
These up-and-coming communities are organized into two sections: "Breaking Ground" and "Grand Opening/Sales Opening". Within each section, communities are organized by state. Within each state, communities are organized in alphabetical order.
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These four active adult communities plan to begin construction in 2020. Keep scrolling to explore the communities that will soon host grand openings or open for sales.
Builder Taylor Morrison recently broke ground on Esplanade at Wiregrass Ranch, a new gated 55+ community with plans for 868 single-family homes. Interested homebuyers can choose from 13 spacious floor plans ranging from 1,689 to 3,439 square feet with California Tuscan-inspired designs.
The world-class amenities will offer a state-of-the-art fitness center, an on-site spa, a resort-style outdoor pool and patio, and athletic courts as well as a full social calendar of lifestyle activities. Residents will be able to drive to Downtown Tampa or the Tampa International Airport in just 30 minutes.
Active adults who want to retire in Palm Beach County will soon have another option with Regency at Avenir in Palm Beach Gardens. Upon completion, this new 55+ community will consist of 469 single-family homes located within the master-planned Avenir development.
Residents of Regency at Avenir will have access to a range of amenities, including a clubhouse, a fitness and wellness center, a cafe, an outdoor pool, and walking and biking trails. An on-site lifestyle director will coordinate activities, clubs, and classes, such as card tournaments, cocktail parties, dinner clubs, and fitness classes.
Located about 37 miles west of Washington, D.C. in Haymarket, Virginia, Carter’s Mill will offer a brand-new resort-style 55+ community in the Washington, D.C. Metro Area. This age-restricted community from renowned builder Del Webb will include 480 single-family and attached homes upon completion.
The resort-style amenities will center around a 12,000-square-foot clubhouse with two social halls, a fitness center, an indoor pool and spa, and more. In addition to a range of amenities, residents can enjoy sought-after Del Webb floor plans, which offer features such as open floor plans and first-floor master suites.
High $300s - Low $500s
Haven will soon break ground in South Jordan, Utah. This 55+ community will offer spacious single-family and attached homes across eight floor plans. The amenities, designed to support an active physical and social lifestyle, will include a clubhouse, a fitness center, an outdoor pool, and pickleball courts.
The surrounding area will provide an abundance of daily conveniences, including grocery stores, restaurants, shops, medical care, and entertainment options. The community will be located about 18 miles from Downtown Salt Lake City and 19 miles from Salt Lake Regional Airport.
Grand Opening/Sales Opening
These active adult communities will open for sales, debut model homes, or host grand opening ceremonies in 2020. While the list features several communities in Florida, there are also active adult communities across the country to explore.
Mid $300s - Mid $400s
After breaking ground last summer, Avalon Trails will hosed its grand opening ceremony in March. The event showcased amenities and designer-decorated model homes. At this 55+ community, the attached homes come in eight floor plans ranging from 1,328 to 1,600 square feet. Avalon Trails has plans for 217 attached homes.
The amenities will feature a clubhouse with a 24-hour fitness center, an entertainment theatre, a cafe, and rooms for crafts and cards. The outdoor amenities will include two pools and patios.
Del Webb Sunbridge, one of the newest Del Webb communities in the Orlando-Kissimmee area, is now open. The gated 55+ community hosted its grand opening in early 2020, revealing model homes and planned amenities.
Upon completion, the community will include 1,300 single-family and attached homes. With desirable Del Webb floor plans, the spacious single-family homes will range from 1,670 to 3,452 square feet, while the attached homes will range from 1,543 to 1,579 square feet. Residents will have access to a resort-style lineup of amenities that will include a 27,000-square-foot clubhouse.
Prices To Be Announced
A new master-planned development from builder Taylor Morrison, The Heights is coming soon to Bradenton. Within this development, Esplanade at The Heights will offer a gated active lifestyle enclave with single-family and attached homes as well as resort-style amenities, all within easy reach of Bradenton, Sarasota, and the Gulf of Mexico. The single-family floor plans will range from 1,856 to 2,275 square feet, while the attached homes will offer 1,533 square feet.
With an amenity center, a fitness center, a resort-style pool and spa, and athletic courts, Esplanade at The Heights offers residents ample opportunities for indoor and outdoor activity.
Prices To Be Announced
One of the best communities coming soon to the Jacksonville area of Northeast Florida is Greenbriar Downs, a 55+ community with plans for 818 single-family and attached homes across 784 acres. The desirable location will put residents within 25 miles of Downtown Jacksonville, 30 miles of St. Augustine, and 15 miles of both the St. Johns River and the Atlantic Ocean.
The planned amenities at Greenbriar Downs will include a 6-acre community center, an 18-hole golf course, and a commercial area for on-site retail. The development also plans to conserve 356 acres of wetlands.
Mid $200s - Mid $300s
Lennar Homes has now started sales at Medley at Mirada, a gated 55+ community just 30 minutes south of Tampa. This neighborhood of 858 single-family and attached homes will be located within the master-planned Mirada development, known for its 15-acre lagoon, the largest of its kind in Florida.
Along with the amenities found throughout the master-planned development, Medley at Mirada will offer its own clubhouse, fitness center, resort-style pool, and athletic courts. The community also plans to host social activities such as movie nights, sunset boat tours, and socials.
Mid $300s - Low $1Ms
Now under construction near Fort Myers, the brand-new active lifestyle community WildBlue will soon create another option for resort-style living in Southwest Florida. This 3,500-acre community will include 1,100 single-family homes with desirable amenities and a prime location.
Designed to offer a resort lifestyle, the amenities will include a 13,000-square-foot clubhouse, a sports center, two swimming pools, and two recreational lakes. The 100-acre and 88-acre lakes, which give this community a unique lakefront feel, will provide beaches, cabanas, boat launches, docks, and kayaks. Also, the beaches of the Gulf of Mexico will be just 30 minutes away.
Mid $200s - High $300s
Builder Lennar Homes recently began pre-sales at Heritage at Asante, a highly anticipated 55+ community with plans for 1,500 single-family and attached homes. This gated age-restricted community will be located approximately 40 miles northwest of Phoenix.
Offering residents access to desirable private amenities, Heritage at Asante plans to have a 14,000-square-foot clubhouse with a fitness center, a resort-style outdoor pool, and a fire pit. The master-planned Asante development will provide even more amenities, including an extensive trail system, a 50-acre park, 12 pickleball courts, and a 9-hole putting course.
Low $300s - Mid $600s
In January 2020, Toll Brothers hosted a grand opening ceremony and unveiled 13 model homes for the up-and-coming Sterling Grove community. The first phase of the development will include 90 single-family homes across four home model collections. Upon completion, the larger development will include more than 2,000 homes.
This new 55+ community currently under construction in Surprise will feature amenities such as a 35,000-square-foot clubhouse, a town square, and an 18-hole championship golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus. The scenic grounds will offer three outdoor pools, athletic courts, and walking and biking trails.
This year, Del Webb has made significant progress on Del Webb at Lake Las Vegas, its up-and-coming community in Southern Nevada. The builder broke ground on this gated 55+ community in January and hosted a grand opening with model home tours in February.
The location of Del Webb at Lake Las Vegas will put residents within 30 minutes of the Las Vegas Strip and just minutes from Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Along with these world-class entertainment options, residents will enjoy an abundance of amenities closer to home, including a 10,000-square-foot clubhouse and both indoor and outdoor pools.
Located just 20 minutes from Downtown Las Vegas, Del Webb at North Ranch will connect residents with everything the world-class City of Lights has to offer. Along with Del Webb at Lake Las Vegas, these two 55+ communities represent the builder’s first developments in Southern Nevada in more than 10 years.
Del Webb at North Ranch will offer the resort-style amenities and sought-after floor plans found in many Del Webb communities. The ranch-style homes will range from 1,285 to 2,010 square feet with two or three bedrooms with dens, two or two-and-a-half bathrooms, and attached two-car garages.
High $400s - Low $600s
The first residents of Regency at Caramella Ranch are slated to move into their new ranch-style homes in April 2020. With plans for 621 single-family homes, this gated 55+ community will provide resort-style living for those who want to be within 20 minutes of Downtown Reno.
Across three floor plan collections, the single-family homes will range from 1,673 to 2,760 square feet. In addition to attractive floor plans and a desirable location, residents will have access to amenities such as a clubhouse, a fitness center, an indoor pool and spa, an outdoor amphitheater, and a two-tiered resort-style outdoor pool.
High $400s - Mid $700s
The up-and-coming Sterling Ranch Patio Villas community represents a new option for active adults who want to live near Denver. This new active lifestyle community will consist of 248 spacious attached homes that will provide desirable floor plans, a low-maintenance lifestyle, and access to amenities.
Ranging from 1,648 to 1,871 square feet, the attached homes will offer a low-maintenance lifestyle thanks to a homeowners’ association that will take care of exterior home maintenance and landscaping. With more free time, residents will be able to participate in social activities and enjoy the abundant amenities.
High $400s - Mid $500s
Coming soon to the Inland Empire area of Southern California, Esperanza will consist of 464 single-family homes upon completion. Lennar Homes recently debuted model homes at this gated 55+ community, which include features from the builder’s "Everything’s Included" program and "Thoughtful Design" program.
At Esperanza, future residents will enjoy amenities such as a spacious clubhouse, a fitness center, and an outdoor resort-style pool and spa with cabanas. A full-time lifestyle director will take care of planning social events, group outings, and club meetings.
High $800s - Mid $1Ms
Sales are now open at Enclave at Mission Falls, a new 55+ community located within the master-planned Mission Falls development in Fremont. With plans for 231 single-family and attached homes across 12 luxury floor plans, the community will provide a variety of spacious home styles and lifestyle options.
The one- or three-story attached homes will range from 1,496 to 2,333 square feet, while the two-story single-family homes will range from 2,033 to 2,333 square feet. Homeowners will be able to get together at the community center for activities, clubs, and social events.
In February 2020, Dan Ryan Builders held a grand opening ceremony and showcased a model home for Adalyn Place, an exclusive new 55+ community with plans for just 90 single-family homes. The highly customizable ranch-style homes will range from 1,626 to 2,972 square feet.
Planned outdoor amenities will include a fitness park, a dog park, a fireplace pavilion, and bocce ball courts. Residents will be able to drive 25 minutes to Raleigh, 40 minutes to Durham, and 35 minutes to Raleigh-Durham International Airport, putting some of the best Central North Carolina has to offer within easy reach.
Mid $300s - Low $400s
A new active lifestyle community coming soon to the Raleigh-Durham area is Buckhorn Preserve. With desirable floor plans and sought-after amenities, this neighborhood from Lennar Homes will include 272 single-family homes upon completion.
With one- and two-story homes available, the spacious floor plans will range from 1,730 to 2,729 square feet. Designed to support an active lifestyle, the amenities will include a 3,000-square-foot clubhouse, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and two outdoor saltwater pools with patios.
High $100s - Mid $300s
Currently under construction, the home models at Cornelius Woods will be ready for tours later this year. The up-and-coming 55+ community plans to include 111 attached homes that support a range of lifestyle options.
The attached homes will range from 877 to 1,822 square feet with one to three bedrooms and one to two bathrooms. Many homes will feature patios and decks for indoor-outdoor living. The community will also offer a clubhouse, where residents will be able to socialize with neighbors.
Low $300s - Mid $400s
Centex has generated plenty of excitement around its Hidden Valley community, which should finish construction this year. With plans for 500 single-family homes, this active lifestyle community offers brand-new homes for sale in Fuquay-Varina.
The two home model collections offer both one- and two-story homes, allowing interested homebuyers to find the property that best suits their needs and preferences. The single-family homes range from 1,633 to 2,956 square feet. The nearly completed amenities will include a community clubhouse, an outdoor pool and patio, a community garden, an athletic field, and parks.
Mid $300s - High $400s
The up-and-coming 55+ community Pinnacle at Wesley Chapel now offers new single-family homes for sale in Wesley Chapel, a suburb near Charlotte. Upon completion, this exclusive age-restricted community will consist of just 60 single-family homes, and interested homebuyers can now explore the highly customizable floor plans.
The new construction homes will range from 1,820 to 2,720 square feet with two to four bedrooms, two-and-a-half to three-and-a-half bathrooms, and attached two-car garages. With exterior home styles such as Craftsman, European, Traditional, and Federal, the community will offer a range of customization and personalization options.
Prices To Be Announced
One of the newest 55+ communities coming soon to Central North Carolina is Wildbrook, an age-restricted community from D.R. Horton. The desirable location in Denver will put residents within 30 minutes of Charlotte and 25 minutes of Charlotte Douglas International Airport.
At Wildbrook, interested homebuyers will find six single-family floor plans. The homes will range from 1,588 to 1,902 square feet with two to four bedrooms, two bathrooms, and attached two-car garages. Features in some homes will include great rooms with gas fireplaces, dens, and covered porches.
Mid $200s - High $300s
Located on the shores of Lake Wylie, Cypress Point puts residents within minutes of some of the best boating, watersports, and waterfront dining in Northwestern South Carolina. When residents of this exclusive active lifestyle community want to visit a metropolitan area, Charlotte will be just 20 miles away.
Now selling, the single-family homes in the Freedom Homes collection will range from 1,588 to 2,291 square feet. In addition to spacious new homes, residents will enjoy amenities such as a clubhouse, a resort-style pool, a patio, and athletic courts for pickleball and bocce ball.
Mid $400s - High $500s
The master-planned Montebello development, currently under construction in Cumming, Georgia with a new phase of 210 single-family homes, will surround residents with amenities and outdoor recreation opportunities. The one- and two-story single-family homes, across 19 customizable home models, will range from 1,931 to 3,757 square feet.
With amenities that include a 6-acre recreation campus, a clubhouse, a fitness center, and an outdoor pool, residents can enjoy resort-style living. The grounds of the scenic community boast over 17 acres of parks, 3 acres of lakes and ponds, and views of the nearby Shawnee Mountains.
High $300s - Mid $500s
Now open in Monroe, Venue at Monroe offers new single-family and attached homes for sale in Middlesex County in Central New Jersey. This gated 55+ community will include 587 homes with luxury floor plans, a low-maintenance lifestyle, and desirable amenities.
With one- and two-story floor plans available, the single-family homes will range from 1,838 to 2,731 square feet, while the attached homes will provide just over 2,000 square feet of living space. Residents will enjoy amenities such as a clubhouse, a fitness center, and indoor and outdoor pools.
Active adults who want to live near Allenton in Eastern Pennsylvania can now explore model homes at Taylor Villas, an upcoming 55+ community that will offer low-maintenance single-family homes. The homes will range from 1,188 to 1,720 square feet with a homeowners’ association that will take care of all yard work and snow removal.
Created to support an active physical and social lifestyle, the amenities will feature a clubhouse, a fitness center, and multipurpose gathering spaces for social events and club meetings. The community will also connect to the 9-mile Ironton Rail Trail, giving residents easy access to outdoor recreation.
Low $300s - High $300s
With plans for 226 single-family homes across 130 acres of rolling countryside, Traditions of America at West Brandywine is one of four new Traditions of America developments coming soon to Pennsylvania. This 55+ community in Chester County will be located about an hour's drive west of Philadelphia.
Thanks to a homeowners’ association that will take care of exterior home maintenance, lawn care, snow removal, and leaf removal, residents will have more free time to enjoy the resort-style amenities, including a 24-hour clubhouse with a fitness center, a sports bar, and a heated outdoor pool.
High $200s - Mid $300s
Located 30 miles south of Harrisburg in Lancaster County, Traditions of America East Petersburg now offers single-family and attached homes for sale in Central Pennsylvania. At this 55+ community, residents will enjoy desirable floor plans, a low-maintenance lifestyle, and an abundance of amenities.
The single-family homes will range from 1,536 to 2,981 square feet, while the attached homes will range from 1,542 to 2,170 square feet. The homeowners’ association will take care of exterior home maintenance, lawn care, leaf pickup, and snow removal, providing residents with more free time to use the community amenities.
High $300s - Mid $600s
Traditions of America Richland in Gibsonia, located about 17 miles north of Downtown Pittsburgh, is now open for sales. This 55+ community will offer resort-style amenities and spacious homes, like many other Traditions of America communities. The community will also be near the many entertainment options, sporting events, and cultural activities of the Steel City.
While residents will be able to reach the heart of the city within 30 minutes, the surrounding area will also offer an abundance of local attractions and daily conveniences. Nearby outdoor recreation opportunities will include Irwin Run Conservation Area, Treesdale Golf & Country Club, and Pittsburgh North Golf Course.
Mid $300s - High $300s
Another 55+ community coming soon to the Pittsburgh area is Traditions of America Southpointe, an age-restricted community with plans for 132 single-family homes. The location in Canonsburg will put residents within 20 miles southwest of Pittsburg.
Now open for sales, the single-family homes will range from 1,536 to 2,981 square feet, with home models named after historic figures such as Betsey Ross, George Washington, and John Hancock. The amenities will feature an 11,000-square-foot clubhouse, a fitness center, a sports bar, a coffee lounge, and a heated outdoor pool.
With Phase I already sold out, interested homebuyers can still take advantage of Phase II of home sales at The Seasons of Elwood, an up-and-coming gated 55+ community with plans for 256 luxury attached homes. The community’s location in East Northport will put residents within easy reach of Long Island’s North Shore beaches as well as less than one hour from the heart of New York City.
Along with two spacious floor plans that offer 2,786 or 3,559 square feet of space, residents will be able to enjoy resort-style amenities, including a clubhouse, a fitness center, indoor and outdoor pools, and tennis courts.
Mid $400s - Mid $500s
One of the newest gated 55+ communities in the East Long Island area is Vineyards at Brookfield, located near Long Island Sound and within 30 minutes of the Hamptons. Upon completion, this community will include 146 attached homes.
A 6,480-square-foot clubhouse will host many of the community’s amenities, including a fitness center, a bar and lounge, a community kitchen, a billiards room, a card room, and multipurpose gathering spaces. Outside, residents will find a pool, a patio, and athletic courts for pickleball and bocce ball.
Low $400s - High $400s
Within 20 miles of the seacoast borders, scenic wilderness, and island-dotted lakes, Ray Farm is a luxury 55+ condominium community in Southern New Hampshire. The maintenance-free lifestyle associated with condominium living means that residents will enjoy even more free time to explore the surrounding area.
The exclusive 55+ community consists of 116 single-level condominium homes that range from 1,472 to 1,853 square feet with features such as gas fireplaces, granite countertops, and private patios and balconies. Luxury amenities will include a private clubhouse, a fitness center, and a demonstration kitchen.
Mid $300s - Mid $400s
At Four Seasons at Baymont Farms, interested homebuyers will find brand-new spacious single-family homes, a low-maintenance lifestyle, and resort-style amenities, all located within 30 minutes of Dover and Wilmington and within 10 miles of the Delaware River.
The amenities at this 55+ community will include a 6,000-square-foot clubhouse, a fitness center, an outdoor pool with tiki huts, and athletic courts for pickleball and bocce. With a homeowners’ association that covers all lawn care, residents will have even more leisure time to enjoy the amenities and spend time with family.
Low $300s - High $600s
Active adults in Maryland can now explore brand-new homes for sale at The Woodlands of Urbana, a highly anticipated 55+ community with plans for 560 single-family, attached, and condominium homes. With so many home styles available, interested homebuyers can find the residence that best suits their needs and preferences.
The lineup of amenities will include a clubhouse, a fitness center, an outdoor pool, an open-air pavilion, community gardens, two dog parks, a putting green, and more. The community plans to host a variety of activities, clubs, and classes, such as book club, swim aerobics, and gardening.
Mid $200s - Mid $400s
In March, Lennar Homes held a grand opening ceremony for Osborne Trails, a 55+ community coming soon to Westfield with plans for 490 single-family homes. Across three home model collections, the floor plans will range from 1,270 to 2,550 square feet, providing a range of lifestyle options.
The amenity-rich community will boast a 9,000-square-foot amenity center with a fitness center, a demonstration kitchen, an arts and crafts studio, and multipurpose gathering spaces. The amenities continue outdoors with a resort-style pool, a patio, a fire pit, and walking and biking trails.
Mid $300s - Mid $400s
Cadence, a new gated 55+ community within the master-planned Paramount development, now offers brand-new single-family and attached homes for sale in Meridian. This age-restricted enclave will include 196 homes with a desirable low-maintenance lifestyle.
The homeowners’ association will take care of lawn care and snow removal, which will give residents more free time to enjoy the sought-after amenities, which will include a 10,000-square-foot clubhouse with a fitness room, an indoor pool and spa, and a dining patio.
Priced To Be Announced
The up-and-coming 55+ community Copperleaf at Arbor Pointe now offers an opportunity for age-restricted living in the town of Hernando, Mississippi. Just 30 minutes south of Memphis, Tennessee, the community's location puts residents within easy reach of the culture, music, and entertainment of the Birthplace of Rock n' Roll.
With 19 unique floor plans to choose from, the spacious single-family homes range from 1,964 to 2,542 square feet with three or four bedrooms, two to three bathrooms, and attached two-car garages. Residents will have access to outdoor amenities such as a pavilion, parks, and walking and biking trails.