Raleigh-Durham Area, NC 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

Popular active adult communities have been springing up throughout the Raleigh-Durham area, also known as the Research Triangle region. Active adult communities in Raleigh-Durham attract active adults due to the area's strong economy, laidback lifestyle, and four-season climate that still offers generally mild winters. Many second chance retirees who originally moved to Arizona or Florida later relocate to active lifestyle communities in the Raleigh-Durham region. With so many active retirement options to choose from, you can be certain to find the right 55+ community in Central North Carolina perfect for you.

Popular active adult communities have been springing up throughout the Raleigh-Durham area, also known as the Research Triangle region. Active adult communities in Raleigh-Durham attract active adults due to the area's strong economy, laidback lifestyle, and four-season climate that still offers generally mild winters. Many second chance retirees who originally moved to Arizona or Florida later relocate to active lifestyle communities in the Raleigh-Durham region. With so many active retirement options to choose from, you can be certain to find the right 55+ community in Central North Carolina perfect for you.

Raleigh Area Climate & Geography

Its location on the Gulf of Mexico jet stream gives Raleigh 55+ communities and its surrounding regions a humid subtropical climate, with gentle, lingering springs and average yearly daytime temperatures comfortably in the 70s. Summers are warm and humid, with summer daytime temperatures commonly reaching the high 80s. Only in January and February do the nighttime temperatures regularly dip just below freezing with the occasional bout of snow or ice, due to the higher altitudes of the Piedmont region.

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment Near Raleigh Area

Raleigh-Durham's sunny weather means that outdoor activities are many and diverse. If the many golf courses in the area do not suffice, Myrtle Beach, the Golf Capital of the World, is just a short drive away. The sun-soaked beaches of the Atlantic Coast are also within an easy drive from the Raleigh-Durham age-restricted communities, as is Orientals Intracoastal Waterway. Other popular outdoor activities that active adults will find in the Raleigh region include tennis, biking, horseback riding, and hiking in the Piedmont.

Raleigh NC Cost of Living & Taxes

The cost of living within a Raleigh or Durham, North Carolina active adult community is average for the United States as a whole. North Carolina is tax-friendly to retirees because they have a flat rate of 5.8% and in 2015 it will lower to 5.75% with the possibility of further reductions in subsequent years. North Carolina does not tax Social Security income nor does it have an estate tax. The counties of North Carolina tax real estate independently.

Raleigh NC Health Care

The Raleigh-Durham area counts 46 hospitals within a 30-mile radius of Raleigh, including six hospitals belonging to the Duke University Health System, considered among the top healthcare organizations in the country. Continuing an active lifestyle is just part of the high quality of life the Raleigh-Durham area has to offer the active seniors. Many who move to North Carolina 55+ communities are not quite ready to hang up the office tie just yet. Central North Carolina s highly diverse economy makes it easy for active seniors to find jobs in a wide range of fields.


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Carolina Preserve - Cary, NC

Carolina Preserve

For Sale
  • Low $500ks - High $900ks
  • 1360 Homes (5 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2006 - 2013
  • 5 reviews
Carolina Arbors - Durham NC

Carolina Arbors

For Sale
  • High $700ks - High $800ks
  • 1256 Homes (3 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2013 - 2019
  • 2 reviews
Del Webb at Traditions - Wake Forest NC

Del Webb at Traditions

For Sale
  • Mid $600ks - Low $800ks
  • 452 Homes (1 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2017 - 2022
  • No Reviews
Creekside at Bethpage - Durham NC

Creekside at Bethpage

For Sale
  • High $400ks - High $700ks
  • 650 Homes (1 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2015 - 2022
  • 9 reviews
Fendol Farms - Durham, NC

Fendol Farms

For Sale
  • Mid $400ks - High $700ks
  • 500 Homes (2 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2018 - 2023
  • No Reviews
Encore at Briar Chapel - Chapel Hill NC

Encore at Briar Chapel

For Sale
  • Mid $600ks - Mid $1Ms
  • 185 Homes (3 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2016 - 2021
  • No Reviews
Regency at Brier Creek - Raleigh, NC

Regency at Brier Creek

For Sale
  • Low $500ks - Mid $700ks
  • 123 Homes
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2009 - 2015
  • No Reviews
Heritage Pines - Cary NC

Heritage Pines

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - Low $600ks
  • 298 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2000 - 2006
  • 1 reviews
The Courtyards at Homestead Road - Chapel Hill NC

The Courtyards at Homestead Road

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - Mid $600ks
  • 63 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2015 - 2021
  • No Reviews
The Villas at Culp Arbor - Chapel Hill, North Carolina

The Villas at Culp Arbor

For Sale
  • High $400ks - Low $700ks
  • 64 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2009 - 2013
  • 1 reviews
Fearrington Village - Pittsboro, NC

Fearrington Village

For Sale
  • High $300ks - Low $1Ms
  • 1400 Homes (7 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 1975 - Present
  • 2 reviews
Falls Village - Durham, NC

Falls Village

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - Low $600ks
  • 1050 Homes (1 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • No Reviews
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Carolina Overlook

For Sale
  • High $500ks - Mid $700ks
  • 800 Homes (2 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2022 - Present
  • No Reviews
Del Webb Carolina Gardens - Fuquay-Varina, NC

Del Webb Carolina Gardens

For Sale
  • Mid $500ks - High $800ks
  • 800 Homes (8 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2020 - Present
  • No Reviews
Hidden Valley - Fuquay-Varina, NC

Hidden Valley

For Sale
  • Low $500ks - Mid $500ks
  • 500 Homes (2 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New Homes Only
  • 2019 - Present
  • No Reviews
Auburn Village - Garner NC

Auburn Village

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - High $600ks
  • 400 Homes (3 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2018 - Present
  • No Reviews

Buckhorn Preserve

For Sale
  • High $600ks - High $800ks
  • 272 Homes
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2019 - 2021
  • No Reviews
The Walk at East Village - Clayton, NC

The Walk at East Village

For Sale
  • High $300ks - High $500ks
  • 265 Homes (20 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2016 - Present
  • 6 reviews
Overture Crabtree - Raleigh NC

Overture Crabtree

For Rent
  • $1,630
  • 203 Apartments
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2016 - 2018
  • No Reviews
Encore at Wendell Falls - Wendell, NC

Encore at Wendell Falls

For Sale
  • High $400ks - Low $600ks
  • 200 Homes (3 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2021 - Present
  • No Reviews
Overture Centennial - Raleigh NC

Overture Centennial

For Rent
  • $1,575
  • 188 Apartments
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2018 - Present
  • No Reviews
Overture Chapel Hill - Chapel Hill NC

Overture Chapel Hill

For Rent
  • $1,850
  • 188 Apartments
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2020 - Present
  • No Reviews
The Courtyards at Southpoint - Durham, NC

The Courtyards at Southpoint

For Sale
  • Low $500ks - High $600ks
  • 161 Homes
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New Homes Only
  • 2020 - Present
  • No Reviews
The Courtyards at O'Kelly Chapel - Cary, NC

The Courtyards at O’Kelly Chapel

For Sale
  • Mid $600ks - Mid $700ks
  • 149 Homes (1 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2015 - 2020
  • No Reviews
The Village at Aversboro - Garner, NC

The Village at Aversboro

For Sale
  • High $300ks - Low $400ks
  • 147 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2007 - 2015
  • 2 reviews
Woodhall - Cary NC

Woodhall

For Sale
  • Low $700ks - High $700ks
  • 145 Homes
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2016 - 2021
  • No Reviews
Villas of Wake Forest - Wake Forest, NC

Villas of Wake Forest

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - High $500ks
  • 144 Homes (2 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2007 - 2014
  • No Reviews
Hidden Lake - Youngsville, NC

The Enclave at Hidden Lake

For Sale
  • Mid $400ks
  • 138 Homes (1 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2018 - Present
  • No Reviews
Blakeley - Cary NC

Blakeley

For Sale
  • Mid $400ks - Low $600ks
  • 137 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2017 - 2021
  • No Reviews
Forge Creek at Flowers Plantation - Clayton, NC

Forge Creek at Flowers Plantation

For Sale
  • High $300ks - High $400ks
  • 127 Homes (1 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2017 - 2018
  • No Reviews

$369,000

1056 Southern Hills Drive, Banning, CA

Meadow Ranch Community

  • 3 bed
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  • 3 bath
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  • 2320 SqFt
MLS CV23099287
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