Blue sky over the outdoor pool at Avalon Trails in Delray Beach, Florida

Here are the 26 active adult communities we added to 55places.com at the beginning of 2020.

With recent headlines about new Del Webb 55+ communities and the 2019 Community of the Year, there’s a lot happening in the world of active adult community real estate. Especially with the start of a new year, developers have begun releasing their plans for new active adult communities across the nation. To keep track of all of these updates, we compiled a list of the communities recently added to 55places.com.

This list of active adult communities added to 55places.com in January includes a range of new construction and resale communities. The "New Construction" section includes brand new developments as well as those with new and resale homes for sale, while the "Resale" section consists of well-established communities with resale homes for sale.

While there are a few well-established communities in the Sarasota area to explore, the list mainly features brand new developments in some of the most popular retirement destinations across the country, including Florida, Texas, Arizona, Colorado, and New Jersey. Keep reading to browse the 26 active adult communities recently added to 55places.com. 

New Construction

Florida

Avalon Trails - Delray Beach, FL

Mid $300s - Mid $400s

Active adults who want to retire in Southeast Florida will soon have another active adult community to choose from at Avalon Trails, a gated 55+ community located less than six miles from the Atlantic Coast. With plans for 217 attached homes, this new neighborhood will offer amenities such as a clubhouse, a fitness center, and two outdoor pools.

Greenbriar Downs - St. Johns, FL

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The highly anticipated Greenbriar Downs development recently broke ground in St. Johns, about 25 miles south of Jacksonville and 15 miles from the Atlantic Coast. This 55+ community will consist of 818 single-family and attached homes across 784 acres. The surrounding area offers an abundance of local attractions, including the St. Johns River, World Golf Village, and downtown St. Augustine.

Regency at Avenir - Palm Beach Gardens, FL

High $400s

With plans for 469 single-family homes, Regency at Avenir will create a new 55+ community within the 4,783-acre master-planned development, Avenir. In addition to offering 10 ranch-style floor plans, the community will provide amenities—such as a clubhouse with a cafe, a fitness center, and an outdoor pool—as well as social activities and clubs.

WildBlue - Estero, FL

Mid $300s - Low $1Ms

As a new gated active lifestyle community under construction in Southwest Florida, WildBlue will include 1,100 single-family homes across 15 floor plans. The spacious homes will range from 1,671 to 3,900 square feet with two to five bedrooms with dens, two to four-and-a-half bathrooms, and attached two- or three-car garages.

Arizona

Heritage at Asante - Surprise, AZ

Mid $200s - High $300s

With plans for 1,500 single-family and attached homes, Heritage at Asante will soon offer another large, gated 55+ community in Surprise, a town located about 40 miles northwest of Downtown Phoenix. As a new age-restricted community within the master-planned Asante development, the community will offer a world-class lineup of amenities such as a 14,000-square-foot clubhouse.

Texas

Cove of Hickory Creek - Red Oak, TX

High $100s 

Located just 20 miles south of Dallas, Cove of Hickory Creek will connect residents to some of the area’s best entertainment options and recreation opportunities. This gated 55+ community from builder D.R. Horton will include just 60 single-family homes across 10 floor plans ranging from 1,259 to 2,233 square feet.

Legends at Twin Creeks - Allen, TX

High $300s - High $400s 

At Legends at Twin Creeks, residents can enjoy a low-maintenance lifestyle thanks to a homeowners’ association that will take care of landscaping and lawn care. This new 55+ community located 27 miles north of Downtown Dallas will consist of 129 single-family homes with access to resort-style amenities such as a clubhouse with a fitness center and an outdoor pool.

The Meridian - Kerrville, TX

Mid $200s - Low $500s

Active adults who want to retire in Texas Hill Country can find both new and resale homes for sale at The Meridian, a gated 55+ community with plans for 135 single-family and attached homes. Under construction since 2006, this age-restricted community provides residents with access to amenities and a low-maintenance lifestyle. 

Sitterle Homes at Rancho Sienna - Georgetown, TX

Mid $300s - Mid $400s 

The Georgetown area may be known as the site of Sun City Texas, the state’s largest 55+ community, but there are also several other options for those who want to live in an active lifestyle community. Sitterle Homes at Rancho Sienna will include 60 single-family homes, and it will provide spacious floor plans, a low-maintenance lifestyle, and access to amenities.

North Carolina

Wildbrook - Denver, NC

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The up-and-coming Wildbrook community will be located in Central North Carolina near Charlotte. This 55+ community will offer single-story, ranch-style homes across six floor plans. The homes will range from 1,588 to 1,902 square feet with two to four bedrooms, two bathrooms, attached two-car garages, and features such as covered porches and gas fireplaces.

New Jersey

Legacy at East Greenwich - Clarksboro, NJ

High $200s - Low $300s 

Residents of Legacy at East Greenwich, a new 55+ community with plans for 140 single-family homes, will have the opportunity to live in a tranquil setting surrounded by 20 acres of scenic wooded wetlands. The planned amenities include a clubhouse with a fitness center as well as shuffleboard and bocce ball courts.

The Townhomes at Riverwalk - Plainsboro, NJ

Mid $600s - Low $700s

With brand new luxury townhomes for sale in Plainsboro, The Townhomes at Riverwalk will create a tight-knit 55+ community with plans for just 45 attached homes. The two-story floor plans, which range from 1,644 to 2,376 square feet, will consist of three bedrooms, two-and-a-half bathrooms, attached two-car garages, and several personalization options, including elevators.

Venue at Monroe - Monroe, NJ

High $300s - Mid $500s

Builder Lennar Homes broke ground on Venue at Monroe in 2019 with plans to build 587 single-family and attached homes. This highly anticipated 55+ community will offer an abundance of amenities, including a clubhouse, a fitness center, indoor and outdoor pools, an outdoor amphitheater, a dog park, walking and biking trails, and athletic courts for tennis, pickleball, and bocce ball.

Colorado

The Canyons Villas - Castle Pines, CO

Low $500s - High $600s 

Located within the master-planned The Canyons development, The Canyons Villas will include 126 attached homes in an active lifestyle community. In addition to luxury floor plans, residents will be able to enjoy a world-class lineup of amenities, including a community center, a private clubhouse, a coffee house, and two outdoor pools.

Reserve at The Canyons - Castle Pines, CO

Low $500s - High $500s 

Another new active lifestyle community coming to the Castle Pines development is Reserve at The Canyons from builder Shea Homes. While The Canyons plans to include approximately 2,500 homes across 3,343 acres, Reserve at The Canyons will include just 127 single-family homes with spacious floor plans.

Retreat at The Canyons - Castle Pines, CO

Mid $600s - Mid $900s

Builder Shea Homes will also construct Retreat at The Canyons within The Canyons development, an active lifestyle community with plans for 125 single-family homes. This neighborhood will offer some of the builder’s most luxurious floor plans, ranging from 2,430 to 2,927 square feet with two to five bedrooms with dens, two-and-a-half to four-and-a-half bathrooms, and attached two- or three-car garages.

Sterling Ranch Patio Villas - Littleton, CO

High $400s - Mid $700s 

With construction beginning just this year by Lennar Homes, Sterling Ranch Patio Villas will include 248 attached homes upon completion. The amenities will feature a recreation center with a fitness center, a coffee shop, a taproom, and an outdoor pool. Also, an on-site lifestyle director will coordinate activities and clubs such as comedy nights, bingo, and fitness classes.

Sunstone Village at Terrain - Castle Rock, CO

High $300s - Mid $400s 

Located in the master-planned Terrain development, Sunstone Village at Terrain will be a new active lifestyle community of attached homes. Residents will be able to enjoy a low-maintenance lifestyle and access an abundance of amenities, including a clubhouse, an outdoor pool, a dog park, and over 500 acres of open spaces.

Pennsylvania

Sagebrook - Dover, PA

Low $200s - Low $300s 

The desirable location of Sagebrook in Central Pennsylvania will allow residents to live just 30 minutes from Harrisburg and 15 minutes from York. Upon completion, this 55+ community will consist of 194 attached homes with floor plans that offer one- or two-story floor plans with main-level living. The amenities will include a clubhouse with a fitness center.

Spring Valley Estates - Waynesboro, PA

Mid $200s - High $400s 

At Spring Valley Estates, a new 55+ community of attached homes, residents will enjoy a low-maintenance lifestyle thanks to a homeowners’ association that will take care of snow removal and lawn care. With more free time throughout the seasons, residents will be able to spend more time exploring the surrounding area of Central Pennsylvania.

Taylor Villas - Whitehall, PA

High $200s

With a low-maintenance lifestyle, single-family homes, and amenities that will include a clubhouse, Taylor Villas will have a lot to offer active adults looking for new single-family homes for sale in Whitehall. Residents will also have convenient access to the entertainment, retail, and dining options found throughout the Lehigh Valley.

Yardley Woods - Yardley, PA

High $400s - Mid $700s 

Residents of Yardley Woods will have the opportunity to live in a tight-knit 55+ community of 90 attached homes within a short commute of Philadelphia, New York, and New Jersey. The two spacious floor plans will offer 2,198 and 3,445 square feet, two bedrooms, two-and-a-half bathrooms, and attached two-car garages.

Ohio

The Courtyards at Beulah Park - Grove City, OH

High $200s - High $300s

A new active lifestyle community coming soon to Grove City is The Courtyards at Beulah Park. The neighborhood plans to include 103 single-family homes with desirable features such as first-floor master suites and covered porches. The amenities will feature a clubhouse, a fitness center, and an outdoor pool as well as walking and biking trails.

The Courtyards on Riverside - Dublin, OH

High $300s - High $400s

The Courtyards on Riverside, a new active lifestyle community near Columbus, will consist of 81 single-family homes with floor plans ranging from 1,519 to 2,826 square feet with two to four bedrooms with dens, two to three-and-a-half bathrooms, and attached two-car garages. In addition to a community clubhouse, residents will be able to enjoy the attractions found throughout the surrounding area.

Resale

Florida 

Center Gate Villas - Sarasota, FL

High $100s - Mid $200s

Center Gate Villas, a well-established active lifestyle community, offers attached homes ranging from 1,462 to 2,139 square feet with screened-in porches. Located near the Gulf Coast, this active lifestyle community provides several options for homebuyers looking for attached homes for sale in Sarasota.

Village Plaza - Sarasota, FL

Mid $100s - High $200s 

The amenity-rich lifestyle at Village Plaza, a 55+ condominium community in Sarasota, features an abundance of amenities, such as a clubhouse with a fitness center, an outdoor pool, and pickleball courts. The full social calendar of activities, clubs, and classes includes offerings such as book club, coffee socials, card games, happy hours, and holiday events.