Retirees in search of an affordable active adult community down south don’t have to flock to Florida. Georgia is another great retirement destination that offers a wide selection of active adult communities at reasonable price points. Active adults don’t have to sacrifice quality for price because many of these age-restricted communities feature resort-style amenities and elegant home designs within beautiful and welcoming environments.
Not only does the Peach State have a long list of low-cost 55+ communities, this prime location also offers retirees mild winters, world-class entertainment and attractions, outdoor recreation, rich history, and Southern charm. Read on below to see some of the top lowest-priced active adult communities in Georgia.
Sun City Peachtree – Griffin, GA
With home prices starting in the high $100s, retirees are sure to fall in love with everything else Sun City Peachtree has to offer. “The magic of [Sun City Peachtree] is the people, the activities and the affordable location,” said one of the community’s residents. This 3,387-home active adult community offers new and resale single-family homes built by Del Webb.
Homes come in a variety of styles and range in size from about 1,000 to just over 2,500 square feet. Some of the features include open layouts, spacious kitchens, energy-efficient appliances, and ample outdoor living areas. In addition to innovative home designs, Sun City Peachtree also includes a fabulous 45,000 square-foot amenity center that offers endless options for physical activity and social recreation.
Some of the notable amenities include a state-of-the-art fitness center, indoor walking track, arts and crafts studio, billiards and card rooms, outdoor resort-style pool, 146-seat movie theater, and multiple sports courts.
The Retreat at Westridge – McDonough, GA
Baby Boomers will find affordable single-family homes in this 55-plus community in Northern Georgia. The Retreat at Westridge will host just 150 homes upon completion and buyers can find new and resale homes starting in the high $100s. Homes feature main-level living, open layouts, stainless steel appliances, and open-concept kitchens. Built within the master-planned development of Westridge, residents of the 55+ section have access to resort-style amenities as well as a low-maintenance lifestyle thanks to the homeowners’ association.
Peppertree Crossing – Brunswick, GA
Peppertree Crossing is a charming 55+ community in Brunswick, Georgia that will host just 117 homes upon completion. This active adult community located in Coastal Georgia offers retirees a variety of quality-built homes priced from the high $100s that feature low-maintenance exteriors, vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors, ceramic tile in bathrooms, large master suites, and plenty of storage space.
Peppertree Crossing also has a great assortment of amenities that keep residents healthy and happy such as an exercise room, indoor spa, gathering area, card room, billiards, catering kitchen, outdoor pool, putting green, and walking and biking trails. “Immaculately maintained landscaping and amenities just add to the list of what makes this community the gem that it is,” said William Alan Anderson, a resident of Peppertree Crossing.
Del Webb Chateau Elan – Braselton, GA
This new 55+ community in Braselton, GA, will consist of 782 single-family homes at build out. Homebuyers will find a wide selection of home designs by Del Webb that range in size from just over 1,100 to 2,536 square feet of living space. New construction homes are priced starting in the mid $200s and feature spacious layouts, elegant master suites, energy-efficient designs, gourmet kitchens, inviting living areas, and luxurious fixtures.
Not only will Del Webb at Chateau Elan offer beautiful ranch-style homes within a maintenance-free setting, it will also offer homeowners a rich lineup of indoor and outdoor amenities at its proposed 18,000 square-foot clubhouse. Some of the amenities include an indoor heated pool, fitness center, ballroom, arts and crafts room, outdoor pool, and pickleball, tennis, and bocce ball courts.
Coffee Pointe – Savannah, GA
Coffee Pointe is a new active adult community being built by D.R. Horton in Savannah, Georgia that will be home to just 45 residences. Buyers can choose from four distinct floor plans that offer one-story living and are priced starting in the high $200s. Homes range in size from 1,588 to 1,883 square feet and include two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage.
Some of the home features include open layouts, energy-efficient designs, gourmet kitchens, elegant master suites, flex rooms, and optional second-floor bonus rooms. Retirees will enjoy Coffee Pointe’s resort-inspired lifestyle thanks to the community’s amenities, activities, and social environment.
Cresswind Peachtree City – Peachtree City, GA
Builder Kolter Homes opened Cresswind Peachtree City in 2016 and plans to offer 650 single-family homes upon completion. Active adult homebuyers can find a variety of innovative home designs that include luxurious features and top brands and are priced starting in the mid $200s.
Ideally situated on 403 acres of stunning, rolling woodlands, residents will enjoy a great combination of Southern charm and active adult living within a tranquil setting. Cresswind Peachtree City will also offer residents an impressive lineup of indoor and outdoor amenities at its clubhouse called The Club at Cresswind. Another benefit of this 55+ community is its golf-cart friendly lanes throughout the development that will make getting around a breeze.
The Orchards of Stoney Point – Cumming, GA
The Orchards of Stoney Point is an established 55-plus community in Cumming, GA that offers retirees affordable resale homes priced in the high $200s. The community has just 130 attached homes that come in a variety of styles and sizes and feature spacious floor plans, high ceilings, elegant fixtures, gourmet kitchens, large master suites, and screen porches.
In addition to affordable homes, residents also have access to the Grand Clubhouse, where amenities like a fitness center, card and game rooms, and a catering kitchen can be found. Best of all, the city of Cumming was recently named as one of the best places to retire by SmartAsset, making it convenient for active adults because of its easy access to plenty of medical facilities and recreation centers, making for a healthy and happy retirement.