Since last year, so much has changed in the world. Some of these changes have inspired homebuyers to take the next step in their search, relocate, or look for new construction homes. This year, renowned home builders all across the country plan to make progress on highly anticipated age-restricted and active lifestyle communities. Those hoping to find a new construction home in an ideal retirement destination have a lot to look forward to this year.
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 active adult communities will open for sales, debut model homes, or host grand opening ceremonies in 2021. While the list is short, these communities are sure to impress a wide array of homebuyers.
Mid $200s - Low $400s
Gatherings at Plano Gateway is a highly anticipated 55+ condo community in Plano, Texas. Beazer Homes has plans to offer 99 low-maintenance homes ideal for buyers looking to downsize. Although floor plans have not been released yet, buyers can look forward to features from a trusted builder such as private balconies and ample garage space.
High $200s - Mid $300s
Homebuyers looking for single-family homes for sale in Virginia will benefit from keeping up to date on Traditions of America at Chesterfield. Although the trusted builder, Traditions of America, has yet to release news about breaking ground, potential buyers can expect more news this summer.
Traditions of America communities typically feature amenities such as spacious clubhouses, sports bars, and outdoor pools and patios. Traditions of America at Chesterfield will provide these amenities as well as an ideal location close to Downtown Richmond.
Grand Opening/Sales Opening
These active adult communities will open for sales, debut model homes, or host grand opening ceremonies in 2021. Buyers hoping to find new construction homes all across the country can look forward to what these communities will have to offer.
High $500s - Low $800s
A new neighborhood in the master-planned community of Watersound Origins has recently opened up for sales. This active lifestyle community is quickly selling and offering future residents access to everything the larger community has to offer. Homeowners will be able to enjoy amenities such as a six-hole golf course, a day spa, and even a private marina and beach. Those looking for homes for sale near the beach will appreciate the lifestyle at Watersound Origins.
Low $400s - Low $900s
One popular community in Naples that just opened for sales is Valencia Trails. This luxury community will offer 850 single-family homes when construction is complete. Residents will be able to take advantage of a 42,000-square-foot clubhouse with a fitness center, a massage and nail salon, and an art studio. The community’s location is approximately 20 miles from downtown Naples, making it easy to access everything the city has to offer.
Mid $200s - Mid $500s
One of the newest Del Webb communities in Florida, Del Webb BayView began construction in 2020 and is expected to make progress on decorated models in the coming months. Eager homebuyers can look forward to a wide variety of resort-style amenities at Del Webb BayView. The renowned builder plans to offer a 20,000-square-foot clubhouse complete with a fitness center, a restaurant and bar, as well as dance and arts studios.
Del Webb BayView’s location in Palmetto will allow residents to have easy access to daily necessities and puts them within just a few miles of the Tampa Bay Coast.
Mid $300s - Mid $2Ms
Buyers hoping to find an active lifestyle community with a variety of home styles and floor plans can look forward to what Esplanade Lake Club will have to offer. With home collections by three distinct builders (Taylor Morrison, Pulte Homes, and Seagate Development), potential buyers will have over 15 models to choose from.
Seagate Development recently opened their first models, and the other builders are sure to follow soon after.
Construction at Regency at Avenir recently began and is well underway. With construction having already started, it won’t be long until eager homebuyers can expect sales to begin. Buyers will be able to choose from two thoughtfully design collections: the Palms Collection and the Tradewinds Collections. There will be a total of 10 floor plans to choose from ranging between 1,883 and 2,858 square feet. The homes will offer two to four bedrooms, den spaces, and two to three bathrooms. Each home will have an attached two-car garage.
Future residents can look forward to home features such as private outdoor space as well as community amenities like a clubhouse with an art room, an outdoor pool and patio, and an amphitheater.
Another popular Watersound community that's expected to open for sales sometime this year. The highly anticipated community began construction in 2019 and hopes to open for sales soon. The homes will come in attached and single-family homes in four unique collections. Future residents can look forward to amenities such as a town center, fitness center, and marina.
Prices To Be Announced
Homebuyers looking for real estate near Jacksonville and St. Augustine will love what Stillwater has to offer. This 55+ community by Lennar Homes will feature over 800 single-family and attached homes upon completion. Although floor plan and amenity information has yet to be released, potential buyers can expect traditional features from Lennar such as single-level living and a low-maintenance lifestyle.
High $400s - Mid $700s
The Falls at Parkland is a new age-restricted community by Ryan Homes. Once construction is complete, residents will be able to spend time at the 24,000-square-foot clubhouse that will feature a movie theater, a fitness center, a cafe, and an art studio. Floor plans will feature lanais, walk-in closets, and spacious kitchens and laundry rooms.
Mid $200s - Low $400s
The first sales of Veranda Preserve will begin in May of this year. Buyers will be able to choose from various floor plans ranging from 1,410 to 2,807 square feet. These homes offer two to three bedrooms, two to three-and-a-half bathrooms, and attached two- to three-car garages. Future homeowners will be able to enjoy a clubhouse with a fitness center, a cafe, and tennis courts.
High $200s - High $400s
Buyers hoping to find single-family homes less than an hour from Atlanta, can look to Cresswind Georgia at Twin Lakes. This age-restricted community welcomed its first residents late last year. As the community continues to grow, homeowners will be able to enjoy activities such as yoga and tennis or gathering with friends at the spacious clubhouse.
Mid $200s - Low $300s
Glynshyre recently opened up for sales. Interested homebuyers should take a look at everything this 104-home community has to offer. Home models will feature covered patios or screened-in porches and open-concept living and dining spaces. Amenities will include a 2,000-square-foot clubhouse complete with a community kitchen and an outdoor patio with a fireplace.
High $200s - Mid $300s
Construction of Grandview at Gateway is well underway, and expectant buyers can look forward to thoughtfully designed community features. Future residents can enjoy amenities such as a community clubhouse with a library and a fitness center. Outdoor amenities will include a dog park and a community garden. The community’s location will put homeowners within easy reach of Atlanta.
Prices To Be Announced
The highly anticipated Herrington community will offer buyers two home collections to choose from in a scenic residential neighborhood. These homes will come in condo and single-family floor plans, giving homebuyers plenty of options for their needs. The community will also feature traditional amenities such as a clubhouse and a fitness center as well as an outdoor pool and patio.
The sales center for Esplanade at Turkey Creek is expected to open soon as construction on the new community continues. Located in the scenic city of Lincoln, Esplanade at Turkey Creek will offer future homeowners thoughtful amenities such as a clubhouse with a bar and indoor pool.
The homes here will come in a variety of single-family models, giving buyers plenty of options to choose from. These homes will feature flex spaces, open-concept kitchens with islands, and walk-in closets.
Mid $800s - Low $1Ms
The Grove is a new 55+ community by Shea Homes. This intimate 154-home community will offer future members of the community traditional amenities such as a spacious clubhouse and an outdoor pool with a whirlpool spa.
The community will feature single-family and attached homes, making it easy for buyers to find the right home style for their needs. These homes feature den spaces, outdoor patios, and ample storage space.
High $400s - Mid $500s
Lennar will soon be offering three distinct home collections in the 55+ community of Esperanza. The master-planned community will feature 464 homes upon completion. Buyers will be able to choose from nine floor plans ranging between 1,822 and 2,135 square feet. Sales have recently opened up and are expected to move quickly.
Low $300s - High $500s
One community that recently opened up for sales in North Carolina is Del Webb Carolina Gardens. This new community from the renowned Del Webb brand will feature a 25,000-square-foot amenity center with a fitness center and indoor pool upon completion. The community’s location puts homeowners close to the popular Triangle area and everything major cities such as Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill have to offer.
Mid $300s - High $700s
Homebuyers looking for new construction homes centrally located in North Carolina will enjoy what Buckhorn Preserve is expected to offer. One of the community’s home collections has sold out but the Garnet Collection and Diamond Collection are still available.
Potential residents can choose from floor plans featuring screened porches, walk-in closets, and spacious pantries. Future homeowners will be able to enjoy amenities such as a 3,000-square-foot clubhouse, a fitness center, and two saltwater pools.
Low $200s - High $400s
Cornelius Woods is a 55+ community currently under construction near Charlotte, North Carolina. The community has made a lot of progress since last year and is now open for tours and pre-sale information.
The attached homes of Cornelius Woods 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 $200s - Mid $200s
One of the latest communities to start selling recently in North Carolina is Sweetwater Village. This 400-home community offers buyers looking to downsize ideal condo and attached homes to choose from.
Models will offer between 877 and 1,318 square feet with one to three bedrooms and one to two bathrooms. These homes will offer covered back porches and ample parking space. Buyers looking to downsize in a prime location in North Carolina should consider what Sweetwater Villas has to offer.
Mid $400s - High $500s
Solstice is a new master-planned community in Littleton, Colorado. This expansive community by Shea Homes will feature several home collections, two of which are catered to active adult living. Horizon at Solstice and Reflection at Solstice offer homebuyers eight floor plans to choose from.
Future residents will be able to take advantage of a community clubhouse, a fitness center, and an outdoor pool and patio. Buyers looking for single-level living with spacious floor plans and a thoughtfully crafted lifestyle should consider life at Solstice.
Low $400s - Mid $600s
The Reserve at Green Valley Ranch in Aurora opened up for sales late last year and is now offering two distinct collections for buyers to choose from. The collections offered by Oakwood Homes provide single-level living with features such as master suites with walk-in closets as well as spacious kitchens with islands.
Once construction is complete, residents will be able to enjoy the community's 10,000-square-foot clubhouse with a coffee bar and fitness center. As the community continues to grow, members of the community can will be able to participate in fitness classes and yoga together.
Low $300s - Mid $500s
Another ideal Colorado community for active adult homebuyers is The Retreat at Banning Lewis Ranch. This community is also designed by Oakwood Homes, as well as Classic Homes. These trusted builders are offering a variety of floor plans for buyers to choose from.
Potential homebuyers can look forward not only to the thoughtfully designed homes but also to the vast selection of amenities. Once construction is complete, The Retreat at Bannine Lewis Ranch will offer a 10,000-square-foot clubhouse, an outdoor pool and patio, and courts for bocce ball and pickleball.
High $300s - Mid $400s
D.R. Horton began construction on Hamilton Walk in Breinigsville, Pennsylvania in 2020. Although the builder has yet to announce any specifics, potential homebuyers can hopefully look forward to a grand opening later this year.
Planned amenities for the community include a 6,000-square-foot clubhouse with ample multipurpose space. Homeowners will also be able to take advantage of an outdoor pool and patio as well as bocce ball and pickleball courts.
Mid $300s - High $300s
Homebuyers looking for single-family homes for sale in Smithfield, Virginia can looks forward to The Parke at Cypress Creek. This 152-home community began construction in 2020 and the first lots are now available for purchase.
Although home models are not yet constructed, those interested in custom building their home can choose from five floor plans. These homes will offer future residents the choice for single-level living, walk-in closets, patios, and breakfast nooks.
High $100s - Mid $200s
Ryan Homes will soon be offering 144 single-family homes in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Olivia Springs is a new active lifestyle community offering traditional amenities such as ample natural space, barbecue area, as well as a fire pit.
Potential homebuyers can choose from seven distinct models with optional features like covered patios, den spaces, and laundry rooms. When homeowners are looking to travel outside the community they will be an easy drive from cities such as Charlotte and Greenville.
Four Seasons at Carolina Oaks opened up for sales earlier this year and has homebuyers eager to take advantage of the single-family models. Interested buyers can choose from over 15 models featuring covered patios, open-concept living and dining areas, and walk-in closets. The community’s location will put homeowners close to Hilton Head Island and the scenic beaches in the surrounding area.
Mid $400s - Low $600s
Renowned home builder Lennar began construction of Venue at Monroe in 2019 and is now open for model tours. Buyers will be able to choose from single-family and attached homes, making it easy for future residents to find the home best suited to their needs.
Venue at Monroe will also offer a wide variety of amenities such as a spacious clubhouse with a fitness center, a dance studio, and an indoor pool. The community’s location will also put residents close to everything New York City has to offer.
Low $300s - Mid $600s
Sterling Grove is a new 55+ community ideal for those looking for a golf course community. Construction began last year and the community has recently opened several models available to tour. Buyers will be able to choose from a variety of models in four unique collections. These single-family homes will highlight indoor-outdoor living with features such as covered patios, ample yard space, and sliding glass doors further the open-concept between the patio and living room.
When future homeowners want to get out of the house, they will be able to tee off at the community’s golf course or go out for an evening close to home at the on-site restaurant.
High $300s - Mid $400s
Tanyard Shores Villas is a brand new 55+ enclave by trusted homebuilder Ryan Homes. This age-restricted neighborhood will be located in the larger Tanyard Shores community and will offer future residents an active and low-maintenance lifestyle.
Construction began in 2020 and potential buyers can now make virtual appointments to get more information on the upcoming attached models. These homes will come in two distinct floor plans ranging between 2,444 and 3,159 square feet. The home will feature three bedrooms, two-and-a-half to three-and-a-half bathrooms, and attached two-car garages. Buyers can look forward to community features such as a 5,000-square-foot clubhouse complete with a fitness center and a yoga studio.
Prices To Be Announced
Meadowbrooke Pointe East Meadow is a new community of just over 100 homes by Beechwood Homes. The builder plans to offer low-maintenance condos with thoughtfully designed features such as walk-in closets and second-floor lofts. Buyers will be able to choose from floor plans that are ideal for buyers looking to downsize.
Being located in East Meadow will put homeowners close to Manhattan, approximately 30 minutes away. The low-maintenance home styles coupled with the community’s prime location will appeal to a variety of buyers.
Mid $400s - Mid $500s
Construction of Vineyards at Brookfield is well underway and models are now open for touring. Upon completion, the 55+ community will feature amenities such as a spacious clubhouse with a bar and lounge, fitness center, and outdoor pool. The community’s location will offer residents easy access to the Hamptons, making summer-time getaways a breeze.
High $500s - High $700s
The Polo Club at Islandia in Islandia, New York recently opened for sales and is offering interested homebuyers luxury attached homes in an intimate setting of 72 homes. These homes will offer 1,537 to 2,378 square feet with two to three bedrooms, two-and-a-half bathrooms, and attached one-car garages. The Polo Club at Islandia is set in a convenient location that will allow residents to easily explore Long Island and New York City.