South Carolina 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

South Carolina provides a welcoming environment for those seeking an active and culturally rich retirement lifestyle surrounded by natural beauty and cultural attractions to explore. The state offers a diverse range of outdoor activities, from exploring its beautiful coastline and beaches to enjoying golf and water sports. South Carolina also boasts a rich cultural heritage, with historic sites, festivals, and a distinctive cuisine rooted in Southern traditions.

South Carolina provides a welcoming environment for those seeking an active and culturally rich retirement lifestyle surrounded by natural beauty and cultural attractions to explore. The state offers a diverse range of outdoor activities, from exploring its beautiful coastline and beaches to enjoying golf and water sports. South Carolina also boasts a rich cultural heritage, with historic sites, festivals, and a distinctive cuisine rooted in Southern traditions.

South Carolina Climate & Geography

Residents of South Carolina enjoy a humid subtropical climate. Temperature and precipitation varies across different parts of the state. During the summer months the northern regions of the state experience daytime temperatures between 86 and 93 degrees while temperatures closer to the coast range from 66-73. Winters are mild across the state with temperatures ranging from low 60 s to low 40 s. There is plenty of precipitation across the whole state with March and April being the wettest months. Snow is very uncommon however.

With 32,020 square miles of land, South Carolina is the 40th ranked state in terms of total size. Bordered by North Carolina to the north, Georgia to the south, and the Atlantic Ocean to the east, South Carolina offers rolling hills, marshlands, and a beautiful coastline. A few of the state's larger cities are located on the coast along with numerous smaller fishing and beach towns.

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment in South Carolina

South Carolina is rich with great culture and history. The 8th State of the 50 United States, South Carolina was admitted to the union in 1788. Many important sites of the Civil War are located in South Carolina like Fort Sumter, the sights of the first battle of the Civil War. The state's capital of Columbia is also its largest city. Located in the middle of the state, Columbia is home to many notable attractions such as the Columbia Metro Convention Center, Town Theatre, and University of South Carolina. Many of South Carolina's most popular active adult communities are located in this area.

Active adults looking to enjoy the great outdoors have many opportunities in South Carolina. Those living in an active adult community along the coastline can get out and enjoy some great boating, fishing and other water sports. The northwestern part of the state includes a small portion of the Blue Ridge Mountains, which has great hiking and is home to Table Rock State Park.

Those looking for a more social lifestyle also have great opportunities for entertainment. The Gibbes Museum of Art in Charleston, the Greenville Country Museum, and the South Carolina State Museum are among some of the best places to enjoy visual arts. Some of the more notable venues for the performing arts include the Peace Center in Greenville, the North Charleston Coliseum, and the Newberry Opera House. Active adults across the state enjoy a myriad of choices for entertainment and recreation.

South Carolina Cost of Living & Taxes

The cost of living for active adults in South Carolina is right about at the national average. Goods are taxed at 6% and counties have the ability to impose an additional 1%. Residents who are 85 or older are exempt from the additional 1%. The personal income tax consists of five brackets with a top rate of 7%. Local governments assess property taxes and residents are taxed at 4% of the property value.

Healthcare in South Carolina

One major factor for active adults considering relocation is quality of healthcare. South Carolina offers great hospitals and specialized medical centers. With 217 active physicians per 100,000 people, South Carolina active adults are never too far from the medical services they may need. South Carolina has 65 hospitals with one nationally ranked and many others that meet national standards of excellence.


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93 communities near South Carolina

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Sun City Hilton Head - Bluffton SC

Sun City Hilton Head

For Sale
  • High $200ks - High $1Ms
  • 10100 Homes (110 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 1995 - Present
  • 26 reviews
Latitude Margaritaville Hilton Head - Hardeeville, SC

Latitude Margaritaville Hilton Head

For Sale
  • Mid $300ks - Mid $400ks
  • 3000 Homes (29 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2018 - Present
  • 4 reviews
Sun City Carolina Lakes

Sun City Carolina Lakes

For Sale
  • Mid $300ks - High $900ks
  • 3160 Homes (20 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2005 - 2016
  • 17 reviews
Del Webb at Cane Bay - Summerville SC

Del Webb at Cane Bay

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - Mid $600ks
  • 1017 Homes (6 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2007 - 2017
  • 87 reviews
Four Seasons at The Lakes of Cane Bay - Summerville SC

Four Seasons at The Lakes of Cane Bay

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - Low $900ks
  • 1020 Homes (25 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2016 - Present
  • 2 reviews
Del Webb Grande Dunes at Myrtle Beach - Myrtle Beach, SC

Del Webb at Grande Dunes Myrtle Beach

For Sale
  • Mid $400ks - Low $1Ms
  • 524 Homes (10 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2017 - Present
  • 1 reviews
Horizons at Summers Corner - Summerville SC

Horizons at Summers Corner

For Sale
  • High $200ks - Low $500ks
  • 0 Homes (15 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2021 - Present
  • No Reviews
Hilton Head Plantation - Hilton Head Island, SC

Hilton Head Plantation

For Sale
  • Mid $600ks - Low $3Ms
  • 4278 Homes (25 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1973 - 2020
  • 1 reviews
Savannah Lakes Village - McCormick, SC

Savannah Lakes Village

For Sale
  • Low $200ks - Low $1Ms
  • 4800 Homes (46 for sale)
  • Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 1989 - Present
  • 6 reviews
The Elms of Charleston, SC

The Elms of Charleston

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - High $300ks
  • 325 Homes (5 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1987 - 2016
  • 1 reviews

Woodside Plantation

For Sale
  • Low $200ks - Mid $600ks
  • 2500 Homes (10 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 1986 - Present
  • No Reviews
Hilton Head Lakes - Hardeeville SC

Hilton Head Lakes

For Sale
  • Mid $300ks - High $600ks
  • 1800 Homes (24 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2008 - Present
  • 4 reviews
Bridgewater - Little River, SC

Bridgewater

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - High $600ks
  • 1550 Homes (33 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2017 - Present
  • No Reviews
Berkshire Forest - Myrtle Beach SC

Berkshire Forest

For Sale
  • High $100ks - High $500ks
  • 1500 Homes (19 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2004 - 2024
  • No Reviews
Del Webb Nexton - Summerville, SC

Del Webb Charleston at Nexton

For Sale
  • High $300ks - Low $900ks
  • 1400 Homes (14 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2017 - Present
  • 2 reviews

Island Green

For Sale
  • Mid $100ks - Low $400ks
  • 1250 Homes (33 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 1984 - Present
  • No Reviews
Myrtle Beach Golf & Yacht Club - Myrtle Beach, SC

Myrtle Beach Golf & Yacht Club

For Sale
  • Mid $100ks - Low $400ks
  • 1024 Homes (12 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1985 - 2012
  • 1 reviews
Heather Glen - Little River, SC

Heather Glen

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - Low $500ks
  • 1000 Homes (35 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2019 - Present
  • 1 reviews
Indigo Run - Hilton Head Island, SC

Indigo Run

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - High $1Ms
  • 908 Homes (16 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1993 - 2005
  • No Reviews
Hampton Lake - Bluffton, South Carolina

Hampton Lake

For Sale
  • High $500ks - High $1Ms
  • 900 Homes (12 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2009 - Present
  • 1 reviews
The Bays of Prince Creek - Murrells Inlet, SC

The Bays of Prince Creek

For Sale
  • High $300ks - Low $500ks
  • 799 Homes (6 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2004 - Present
  • No Reviews
Tree Tops - Lancaster, SC

Tree Tops

For Sale
  • High $400ks - Mid $700ks
  • 799 Homes (3 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2016 - 2021
  • 1 reviews
Carolina Orchards - Fort Mill, SC

Carolina Orchards

For Sale
  • Mid $400ks - Mid $700ks
  • 722 Homes (10 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2015 - 2021
  • No Reviews

Lakeside Crossing

For Sale
  • High $100ks
  • 692 Homes (9 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2005 - 2024
  • 13 reviews
Cypress Point - Lake Wylie SC

Cypress Point

For Sale
  • High $400ks - Low $700ks
  • 690 Homes (6 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2018 - 2021
  • No Reviews
Cresswind Charleston - Summerville SC

Cresswind Charleston

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - High $700ks
  • 650 Homes (14 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2015 - Present
  • 1 reviews

Indigo Creek

For Sale
  • Low $200ks - High $300ks
  • 629 Homes (2 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1992 - 2009
  • No Reviews

Blackmoor

For Sale
  • Mid $200ks - Mid $500ks
  • 612 Homes (15 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1999 - 2000
  • No Reviews

Emmens Preserve Myrtle Beach

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - High $500ks
  • 569 Homes (11 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2008 - 2020
  • No Reviews
Four Seasons at Carolina Oaks - Bluffton SC

Four Seasons at Carolina Oaks

For Sale
  • High $400ks - High $600ks
  • 559 Homes (21 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2020 - Present
  • 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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