The Best New Jersey 55+ Communities Near Atlantic City

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Here\'s where to live if you want to be near the fun of Atlantic City.

Since then, countless businesses have opened and closed, and this town continues to draw people of all ages, including active adults who love leisure time activities like boating, shopping, gambling, fine dining, and beach time.

Though most won’t want to live right in town, the surrounding towns in Atlantic County offer 11 retirement communities with easy access to AC. New and resale construction homes are both available, and the wide range of prices assures that you can find affordable homes for sale near Atlantic City.

The Village at LinwoodLinwood, NJ

Mid $100s – Mid $200s

Path to the Atlantic Ocean in Atlantic City, New Jersey
This established neighborhood offers homebuyers condos ranging from 950 to 1,700 square feet.

Bordered by Scull Bay and wetlands areas, the residential town of Linwood is about nine miles west of AC. Here, you’ll find The Village of Linwood, a cozy gated community of 188 resale condos.

This established, tight-knit neighborhood offers units ranging from 950 to 1,700 square feet with two or three bedrooms and bathrooms, gas fireplaces, cathedral ceilings, upgraded appliances, and two parking spaces.

Homeowners relax at the private clubhouse, which features its own outdoor pool and spa, plus a lounge. The reasonable homeowners’ association (HOA) fee covers landscaping, outside maintenance, and snow removal. It’s also good to know that there’s a top-notch hospital in nearby Somers Point: Shore Medical Center.

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Four Seasons at SmithvilleGalloway, NJ

High $100s – Mid $400s

The shuffleboard courts at Four Seasons at Smithville in Galloway, New Jersey
This community is known for its well-attended clubs and group events.

On the other end of the spectrum is Four Seasons at Smithville, a 55+ community of 1,215 resale attached and single-family homes built from 1998 to 2006. It’s about 14 miles northwest of AC, and it’s home to Historic Smithville, a charming place for shopping, dining, paddle boating, and year-round events.

This Four Seasons property has a good selection of floor plans, ranging from 1,281 to 2,312 square feet. The attached models offer two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and attached one-car garages. The single-family homes have two to three bedrooms, two bathrooms, large master suites, appliances, and one- or two-car garages. The monthly HOA fee covers snow removal and lawn care.

The 23,000-square-foot clubhouse is well-equipped, with bocce, tennis, shuffleboard, indoor and outdoor pools, and a state-of-the-art fitness center. There are also walking trails and a putting green on the grounds. This community is also known for its well-attended clubs and group events, like gambling nights, holiday parties, a book club, fashion shows, and a Veterans Club.

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Woods LandingMays Landing, NJ

High $200s – High $300s

Exterior view of a model home at Woods Landing in Mays Landing, New Jersey
Woods Landing is a 55+ community with 249 new and resale single-family homes.

Can’t decide between new or resale? You can find both at Woods Landing, a 55+ community with 249 new and resale single-family homes. The builder broke ground in 2006 on this property, which is 19 miles from AC and bisected by Lake Lenape Park (great for fishing, boating, camping, and bird-watching).

These tasteful single-family homes come in eight models, ranging from 1,502 to 2,425 square feet, with two or three bedrooms and bathrooms as well as attached two-car garages. Options include dens, upgraded kitchens, and hardwood floors.

The resort-style clubhouse offers an exercise room, an aerobics studio, a sauna, tennis and bocce courts, a catering kitchen and ballroom, and its very own pub. There’s also a lovely pool and patio area as well as walking trails.

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Gatherings at Bel Aire LakesAbsecon, NJ

Mid $100s – Mid $200s

Greenery surrounding a gazebo at Gatherings at Bel Aire Lakes in Absecon, New Jersey
Community amenities include a fitness room, a game room, and a lounge.

Residents of Absecon enjoy the convenience of being near Route 30 and all of its shops and services, plus all the watersports and outdoor fun at nearby Absecon Bay and Absecon Wildlife Management Area. This small town is also quite close to AC (just seven miles away).

Built from 2006 to 2008, Gatherings at Bel Aire Lakes has just 125 resale attached homes, available in two floor plans at around 1,900 square feet. Most offer two to three bedrooms, two baths, and one-car garages. Features like dens, patios, and breakfast nooks make these low-maintenance homes comfortable and accessible.

Community amenities include a fitness room, a game room, and a lounge, all located at the clubhouse.

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The Village Grande at English MillEgg Harbor Township, NJ

Mid $300s – High $400s

The outdoor pool and patio at The Village Grande at English Mill in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey
The Village Grande at English Mill is a beautiful neighborhood with 397 homes.

Egg Harbor Township is only 13 miles from AC, and it’s near two excellent golf courses: the renowned Ballamor and the more laid-back Twisted DuneThe Village Grande at English Mill is a beautiful active adult neighborhood with 397 new and resale single-family homes.

The six floor plans are sized from 1,558 to 2,261 square feet, with two bedrooms, two to two-and-a-half bathrooms, and attached two-car garages. Options include dens, all-season sunrooms, whirlpool tubs, tray ceilings, and decks.

The Grande Club is the community clubhouse, where homeowners can work out at the fitness center, swim laps at the indoor pool, and sweat it out at the sauna. There are also various meeting and activity rooms, a cozy lounge, a wonderful outdoor pool and sundeck, and a putting green. Social butterflies will appreciate the many clubs, classes, and activities, like the Bingo Bonanza, the bicycle club, the fishing club, day trips, line dancing, pickleball, and many others.

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Get the details in The 62+ Loan Homebuyers Guide.

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