North Carolina is full of active adult communities with a wide range of home prices to suit almost any budget. For those who are specifically looking for lower-priced homes, there are several neighborhoods in the Tar Heel State with price points starting in the $100s.
Here are some of the lowest-priced communities in North Carolina to consider if you’re on a budget:
High $100s - Low $200s
The affordable and 55+ Guilford Crossing community is home to a total of 48 condos. The development offers potential buyers two distinct floor plans that range from 1,225 to 1,483 square feet and have two bedrooms, a den, and two bathrooms. Gilford Crossing’s list of amenities includes a clubhouse, an exercise room, a lounge, and a catering kitchen. Outdoor amenities include a patio, a walking path, gardening plots for residents to grow their favorite herbs and vegetables, and scenic lakes.
Low $100s - High $100s
The Village at Flat Rock is a low-priced community located in Western North Carolina’s picturesque mountains. The development will have close to 150 small cottages upon completion. Prices range between the low $100s and the high $100s making its new construction homes particularly affordable. Potential homeowners have a wide variety of floor plans to consider within the community, as there are more than a dozen distinct plans to choose from. Options range from 391 to 571 square feet with one to two bedrooms and one to two bathrooms.
Along with its wide variety of plans, the community also boasts a selection of amenities, including a clubhouse with billiards, a tennis table, a fitness center, a yoga studio, and a library. Outdoor amenities include a pool and patio, bocce ball courts, a fire pit, a community garden, and a dog park.
Mid $100s - Low $200s
With 53 townhomes, Magnolia Place is ideal for active adults looking for a quiet, tight-knit, low-priced community in Central North Carolina. Floor plans for the neighborhood’s single-level, ranch-style homes range from 1,290 to 1,462 square feet of living space and have two bedrooms and two bathrooms. Magnolia Place’s homeowners have access to several amenities including a 1,200-square-foot clubhouse, a catering kitchen, a multipurpose room, and card tables ideal for an enjoyable game night with neighbors.
Mid $100s - High $100s
Rounding out our list of the lowest-priced communities in North Carolina is The Hills at Avery’s Creek, an age-restricted neighborhood that features 71 attached homes. Available floor plans range from 900 to 1,367 square feet and have two to three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and attached one-car garages. Noteworthy amenities include a community center with a meeting room, card tables, and a catering kitchen. Outside, residents can enjoy a scenic lake as well as walking and biking trails that are wind throughout the property.