Leisure World® Seal Beach - Seal Beach, CA

Leisure World® Seal Beach is a gated 55+ community in Orange County, California. This unique community was one of the first in setting the pace for active-adult living in Southern California. With a mild climate, ocean breezes, welcoming neighbors, social activities, and low-maintenance homes, Leisure World® Seal Beach is an attractive community to consider. Residents can participate in over 200 clubs, organizations, and activities. World-class amenities, such as golf facilities and five artisan workshops, encourage a physical and social lifestyle among neighbors. In addition to all of the wonderful amenities and activities offered within the community, Leisure World® Seal Beach is just a short drive from all the conveniences and charms of Orange County.

Homebuyers in search of homes for sale in Seal Beach, CA will enjoy all Leisure World® Seal Beach has to offer.

Leisure World® Seal Beach Amenities

Leisure World® Seal Beach is comprised of a wide assortment of world-class amenities. The community’s six clubhouses are the hub for all community social events, classes, and fitness activities. The clubhouses include 19 meeting rooms, lounge areas with fireplaces, and 12 fully equipped kitchens. Residents can work to meet their fitness goals in the state-of-the-art fitness center, then take a dip in the outdoor pool, and relax in the spa.

There are five studios and workshops for ceramics, arts and crafts, sewing, lapidary, and woodworking. The on-site library is stocked with a wide variety of books and DVDs. In addition, residents can enjoy the two billiard rooms, widescreen TV areas, and a computer room.

Many outdoor attractions dot the grounds of Leisure World® Seal Beach, such as six horseshoe pits, shuffleboard buildings, and a lawn bowling green. There is a picnic area as well as gardening plots. Golf enthusiasts benefit from a nine-hole golf course, putting greens, two driving ranges, and a pro shop. Leisure World® Seal Beach also has a 2,500-seat outdoor amphitheater that hosts performances and entertainers.

Leisure World® Seal Beach also has unique amenities, such as its very own health care center and a full-service post office. There is also a free shuttle that takes residents around the community and to the local shops in the surrounding area.

Leisure World® Seal Beach Homes & Real Estate

Rossmoor Corporation constructed Leisure World® Seal Beach from 1960 to 1981. The community includes 6,608 co-op units and condos, providing plenty of options for buyers in search of homes for sale in Seal Beach, CA. The community is divided into 17 neighborhoods, known as Mutuals. There are ten floor plans ranging from 550 to 1,540 square feet. These homes feature one or two bedrooms, one bathroom, and a carport. Some homes may also include half bathrooms, open-concept kitchens, extended bedrooms, atriums, and patios or balconies.

Leisure World® Seal Beach Lifestyle

Residents of Leisure World® Seal Beach enjoy a low-maintenance lifestyle thanks to their homeowners' association (HOA). Although each Mutual has its own board of directors and policies, most Mutuals adopt similar rules and services. Although services may vary, Leisure World® Seal Beach HOA fees generally covers exterior maintenance, landscaping, common area upkeep, recreational activities, and security. These low-maintenance homes provide residents with more time to participate in the social, active lifestyle they desire. With more than 200 social clubs, residents are bound to find one, or more, that appeals to their interest.

The Leisure World® Seal Beach community can join religious, political, and educational classes. Arts-and-crafts-minded people can enjoy art classes, ceramics clubs, lapidary and jewelry making, poetry workshops, quilting bees, and woodshop clubs. Homeowners can also pick up games like bridge, Bunco, chess, cribbage, Mahjong, and poker. Fitness classes range from Zumba to clogging to Pilates to ballroom dancing.

Seal Beach, CA Area

Leisure World® Seal Beach is located in Seal Beach, a city in the westernmost corner of Orange County. This convenient location puts residents in quick reach of daily necessities and entertainment options.

Grocery stores and other conveniences are also a short trip away, including Sprouts Farmers Market, Whole Foods, Ralphs, Target, and Dollar Tree. Pharmaceutical needs can be met at CVS and Walgreens.

In addition to its very own health care center, Leisure World® Seal Beach is also close to multiple health care providers, such as La Palma Intercommunity Hospital, Los Alamitos Medical Center, West Anaheim Medical Center, and Fountain Valley Regional Hospital.

Homeowners in search of options for dining and entertainment options can travel down Seal Beach Boulevard to find multiple restaurants, bars, shops, and cafes. There are also a variety of attractions in the area, such as Long Beach Museum of Art, Santa Ana Zoo, Aquarium of the Pacific, and Carpenter Performing Arts Center. Residents are also near Disneyland and Universal Studios Hollywood.

Members of the community looking to explore the outdoors can visit nearby parks and greenspaces, including Marina Vista Park, Eastgate Park, El Dorado Nature Center, and Los Cerritos Wetlands. Leisure World® Seal Beach is also less than five miles from beaches on the Pacific Coast. Golfers can tee off at nearby courses, such as Old Ranch Country Club, Maggie Hathaway Golf Course, and The Links at Terranea.

Residents who want to visit nearby metropolitan areas are in luck. Leisure World® Seal Beach is 35 minutes from Los Angeles, granting easy access to all this city has to offer. For long-distance travel, Los Angeles International Airport is 30 minutes away.

Leisure World® Seal Beach Financial Requirements

Leisure World Seal Beach has financial requirements which include but are not limited to:
  • Verified monthly net income/assets up to five times or greater than the monthly carrying charges of the regular assessment plus property taxes and fees.
  • Liquid assets between $25,000 and $50,000 depending on the unit purchased. Liquid assets do not include assets being used to purchase the unit.
  • Verified methods for monthly income/assets may include but are not limited to three years of:
      • Federal Tax returns
      • 1099s for interest and dividends
      • 1099-Rs for retirement income from qualified plans and annuities
      • SSA-1099 Social Security Benefit Statement
      • Brokerage statements and current interim statement
      • Brokerage statement for interest dividends rolled over
      • Bank, credit union and /or investment account statements from a U.S. bank
      • W-2 forms or paycheck stubs
      • Trust Income
      • Disability Income
      • Residential/Commercial Property rental income
  • Assets must be from a U.S. institution and have been open for at least 180 days. Income requirements and verification methods are subject to change depending on the unit purchased.

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Leisure World® Seal Beach Amenities

The following amenities are available to Leisure World® Seal Beach residents:

  • Clubhouse/Amenity Center
  • Golf Course
  • Fitness Center
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Card Room
  • Ceramics Studio
  • Arts & Crafts Studio
  • Sewing Studio
  • Lapidary Studio
  • Woodworking Shop
  • Ballroom
  • Performance/Movie Theater
  • Computers
  • Library
  • Billiards
  • Shuffleboard Courts
  • Horseshoe Pits
  • Lawn Bowling
  • Outdoor Amphitheater
  • R.V./Boat Parking
  • Gardening Plots
  • Demonstration Kitchen
  • Table Tennis
  • Outdoor Patio
  • Golf Practice Facilities/Putting Green
  • Picnic Area
  • On-site Retail
  • Hospital
  • Worship Centers
  • Multi-Purpose/Meeting Rooms
  • Community Transit
  • Misc.
  • Lounge

Leisure World® Seal Beach Clubs, Groups, Activities & Classes

There are plenty of activities available in Leisure World® Seal Beach. Here is a sample of some of the clubs, activities and classes offered here.

  • 4X4 Fitness Club
  • Ad Hoc Chorus
  • Amateur Radio Service Club
  • American Legion
  • Amy & Friends Show Club
  • Art League
  • Arts & Crafts Festival
  • Astronomy
  • Ballet
  • Ballroom Dance
  • Barbershop Singing Club
  • Bible Study
  • Billiards
  • Bingo
  • Bowling Club
  • Bridge
  • Britannia Club of LW
  • Buddha Circle
  • Bunco
  • Cabaret Entertainer's Club
  • California Retired Teachers
  • Cancer Support Group
  • Card Party
  • Ceramics Club
  • Chair Exercise
  • Chess
  • Children A Priority
  • Chinese English Club
  • Chinese Friendship Club
  • Chorale Club
  • Christian Fellowship Fun Club
  • Clay Crafters
  • Cloggers Club
  • Clutterers Anonymous
  • Coin Club
  • Community Church Women's Fellowship
  • Community Service
  • Community Sing
  • Computer Club
  • Continuing Education Classes
  • Course in Miracles Group
  • Creative Writers
  • Cribbage
  • Dance Club
  • Dancers & Mixers
  • Democrat Club
  • Dixiecats
  • Dixieland Jazz Club
  • Driver Safety
  • Early Risers
  • Eastern Star Card Club
  • Enter Laughing
  • Euchrites
  • Farmer's Markets
  • Feeling Good Aerobics
  • Fiction Writers Critique Club
  • Filipino Association of LW
  • Friendly Couples
  • GOP Club
  • Gadabouts
  • Garden Club
  • Genealogy Workshop
  • Goldentones Band
  • Grapevine Dance Club
  • Guitar
  • Happy Bikers
  • Happy Hours
  • Holiday Parties
  • Hui O Hula
  • Impaired Vision & Hearing
  • International Folk Dance
  • Investment Forum
  • Italian-American
  • Joy Walking & Jogging Club
  • Kang Nam Dance Studio
  • Karaoke Christmas Party
  • Knights of Columbus
  • Knit & Crochet
  • Korean American Chorale
  • Korean American Classical Music Class
  • Korean American Club
  • Korean American Guitar Club
  • Korean Catholic Fellowship
  • LW Chorale
  • LW Historical Society
  • LW Sunshine Club
  • LW Symphony Orchestra
  • LW Women's Sing-Along Club
  • Lapidary and Jewelry Making
  • Leisure Leggers
  • Leisure Time Dance
  • Line Dance
  • Little Flower Guild
  • Live Music
  • Low Impact Aerobics
  • Mahjong
  • Mat Class
  • Mexican Train
  • Military Officers Association of America
  • Mini Farmers
  • Multicultural Council
  • Music Appreciation
  • Musical Strings
  • Na' Amat
  • National Active & Retired Federal Employees
  • Nationalities
  • New York Club
  • Nikkei Club
  • Oil Painting
  • Open Forum
  • PEO
  • Painting
  • Parkinson's Support Group
  • Paws, Claws, & Beaks
  • Phil-Am Social Club
  • Photographic Arts
  • Pilates Club
  • Pinochle
  • Poetry Workshop
  • Poker Club
  • Potlucks
  • Producers Club
  • Pure Joy Dance Group
  • Quilting Bees
  • RV Club
  • Relax & Alert Meditation
  • Rockettes Bible Study
  • Rollin' Thunder Golf Cart Club
  • Saltwater Club
  • Salvation Army Home League
  • Saturday Night Dances
  • Schmooze Club
  • Science Discussion Club
  • Scrabble
  • Scrapbooking Club
  • Senior Patriots For Peace
  • Seniors Keeping Fit
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sign Language Group
  • Silver Fox Classic Car Club
  • Social Club
  • Spanish Club
  • Special Events Club
  • St. Jude Support Group
  • Stamp & Collectibles Club
  • Stick, Qigong and Tai Chi Club
  • Sunshine Club
  • Table Tennis
  • Tap Class
  • Tennis
  • The Company
  • The Dance Club
  • The Women's Club
  • Theater Club
  • Touch of Dutch
  • Upper Body Strength Class
  • Velvetones Swing Band
  • Video Producers
  • Vietnamese American Club
  • Viniyoga Therapy with Mat
  • Walking Group
  • We The People Club
  • Where We Live
  • Whirlers Square Dance
  • Woodcarving Club
  • Writers Group
  • Y's Service Club
  • Yahtzee Rollers
  • Yiddish Club
  • Yoga Meditation & Tai Chi
  • Zumba Club

Leisure World® Seal Beach Reviews (4)

Average Rating for this Community

Best real estate value for downsizers in Southern California, only 1.5 miles from a charming seaside downtown and great amenities and people who serve the community. Mutual 8 is the best!


We have lived here for 8 years, lots to do, golf is our thing, people are friendly and great location 1 1/2 miles to the beach.


Very nice community in a good location. Several clubhouses, a few dates, but the main one recently had a nice update. Homes are being updated and residents are friendly.


I don't see my review that I wrote 6 years ago upon moving my mother in. All of the negative reviews are removed. I am a minority (African American) that moved my mom here. I worked at Boeing down the street and this was close. Leisure World has a good deal of bigots (it's Orange County) and more good hearted people. One incident was my taking a small group of visitors (all minorities from Boeing (Engineers) to show them the pool area and other amenities. Everyone in the pool (about 25) stopped in their tracks upon us walking into the area. A lady in the pool jumped out of the pool to get her purse from the chair nearby. We just laughed. I could go on and on and on.....The requirements are ridiculous to qualify to move into this community. The majority of units are outdated and isn't of the status that is required to qualify to move in. The upside is there are activities for the residents, the Directors maintain the Mutuals and there are good points to this Community. It is quiet and safe. The down side is when you move out, they will suck the life out of your wallet. Mom passed and it's time to move out.....

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