Washington D.C. Metro Area, VA 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

Active adults and retirees who enjoy visiting Washington D.C. may consider moving to the area. While the East Coast is not always the first place that comes to mind when thinking about retirement, there are over a dozen active adult communities in the Washington D.C. area.

Active adults and retirees who enjoy visiting Washington D.C. may consider moving to the area. While the East Coast is not always the first place that comes to mind when thinking about retirement, there are over a dozen active adult communities in the Washington D.C. area.

More than just a tourist destination, lifestyle communities in the Virginia area are a great option for today's Baby Boomers who are still working but looking to downsize in a 55+ community in the D.C. metro area. It's also a great option for those who have retired and want to remain near family and friends, without limiting their options to the stereotypical retirement states far away. Whether looking to live in a neighborhood with 1,800 homes or a charming low-maintenance condo building with less than 100 homes, you ll be sure to find an age-restricted community in the Washington D.C. area that suits your needs.

Washington DC Area Climate & Geography

The Washington D.C. metro area is the seventh largest metropolitan area in the nation. Surrounded by Interstate 495, the area includes parts of Maryland and Virginia. Major cities include Washington D.C., Arlington, Reston, and Alexandria in Virginia. In Maryland, cities include Bethesda, Frederick, Gaithersburg, Rockville, and Silver Spring.

Situated in the mid-Atlantic region of the East Coast, active retirement communities in the D.C. area experience a four-season climate. Typical of an East Coast climate, winters are cold with average temperatures around 38 degrees Fahrenheit and average snowfall of 15.5 inches. Spring and fall are warm and comfortable while summers can be hot and humid. Thunderstorms are common during the summer months due to the high heat and humidity while blizzards hit the area once every four to six years, on average.

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment Near Washington DC

As the capital of the United States, there is an endless array of museums, memorials, and national landmarks to visit throughout the year. A visit to Washington D.C. is often centered on the National Mall. This area, between the Capitol building and the Washington Monument, contains most of the Smithsonian museums including the Air and Space Museum, Natural History Museum, and American History Museum.

D.C.'s famous monuments are located just west of the National Mall, beginning with the Washington Monument. The World War II and Lincoln Memorials are in line with the Washington Monument, the Vietnam and Korean War Memorials are just north of the Lincoln Memorial, and the Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Jefferson Memorials are located along the Tidal Basin.

A bit north of Washington D.C., Arlington National Cemetery is just across Memorial Bridge. Here you can pay tribute to fallen soldiers and visit the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier to watch the changing of the guard. Living in an active adult community near Washington D.C. makes it easy to tour Mount Vernon, George Washington's home, or visit Old Town Alexandria, a historic district of quaint shops and restaurants. Whether looking for festivals, concerts, theaters, or art galleries, there is plenty to do throughout Washington D.C. year-round.

Washington DC Cost of Living & Taxes

Recently, the Washington D.C. metro area has been named the highest-income metropolitan area in the nation, rising above the San Francisco Bay area. The median household income is $72,800 and it includes two of the highest median household income counties in the United States, Loudoun and Fairfax counties. That being said, the area has a cost of living index higher than the national average.

Washington DC Healthcare

Listed at the second-highest rate in the nation, over 90 percent of residents within the D.C. area are covered by health insurance. Residents of the Washington D.C. area are typically healthier than the national average with high average fitness levels and healthy eating habits due to the availability of healthcare facilities and many recreation centers. Home to plenty of top research facilities; those who live in D.C. 55+ communities are near 56 hospitals. Of those, 21 have been listed as top ranking. Inova Fairfax Hospital, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, and MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital have been ranked nationally.


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34 communities near Washington D.C. Metro Area

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Heritage Hunt - Gainesville, VA

Heritage Hunt

For Sale
  • High $300ks - Low $700ks
  • 1863 Homes (2 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1998 - 2009
  • 4 reviews
Birchwood at Brambleton - Ashburn VA

Birchwood at Brambleton

For Sale
  • Mid $400ks - Low $1Ms
  • 1502 Homes (30 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2016 - Present
  • 1 reviews
Potomac Green - Ashburn, VA

Potomac Green

For Sale
  • Mid $400ks - Low $900ks
  • 1400 Homes (6 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2005 - 2016
  • 4 reviews
Landowne Woods of Virginia - Lansdowne, VA

Lansdowne Woods of Virginia

For Sale
  • High $200ks - High $500ks
  • 1200 Homes (8 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1998 - 2017
  • 32 reviews
Regency at Dominion Valley - Haymarket, VA

Regency at Dominion Valley

For Sale
  • Low $700ks - Low $1Ms
  • 855 Homes (5 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2001 - 2017
  • 2 reviews
Four Seasons at Historic Virginia - Dumfries, VA

Four Seasons at Historic Virginia

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - Mid $600ks
  • 801 Homes (1 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2002 - 2010
  • 2 reviews
Spring Hill - Lorton, VA

Spring Hill

For Sale
  • High $400ks - High $700ks
  • 282 Homes (1 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2006 - 2014
  • 1 reviews
Four Seasons at Virginia Crossing - Woodbridge, VA

Four Seasons at Virginia Crossing

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - High $600ks
  • 185 Homes (3 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2021 - Present
  • No Reviews
Dunbarton - Bristow, VA

Dunbarton

For Sale
  • Mid $500ks - Mid $600ks
  • 479 Homes (2 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2000 - 2009
  • 1 reviews
The Atrium at MetroWest - Fairfax VA

The Atrium at MetroWest

For Sale
  • Low $600ks - Mid $700ks
  • 206 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2018 - Present
  • No Reviews
Carter's Mill - Haymarket VA

Carter’s Mill

For Sale
  • High $400ks - High $700ks
  • 480 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2020 - Present
  • No Reviews
Regency at Ashburn - Ashburn, VA

Regency at Ashburn

For Sale
  • High $300ks - Low $800ks
  • 268 Homes (2 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2013 - 2020
  • No Reviews
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The Crest of Alexandria

For Sale
  • High $800ks - Low $1Ms
  • 250 Homes (1 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2017 - Present
  • No Reviews
River Ridge - Woodbridge, VA

River Ridge

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - Low $600ks
  • 238 Homes (1 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1998 - 2002
  • No Reviews
The Retreat at Poland Hill - Chantilly, VA

The Retreat at Poland Hill

For Sale
  • Low $800ks - High $800ks
  • 219 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2020 - 2022
  • No Reviews
Regency at Creekside - Gainesville, VA

Regency at Creekside

For Sale
  • Low $700ks - High $800ks
  • 208 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2016 - 2020
  • No Reviews
Overture Fair Ridge - Fairfax VA

Overture Fair Ridge

For Rent
  • $2,128
  • 200 Apartments
  • 62+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • No Reviews
Central Parke at Lowes Island - Sterling, VA

Central Parke at Lowes Island

For Sale
  • High $400ks - Mid $700ks
  • 181 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2003 - 2005
  • 1 reviews
Belmont Bay - Woodbridge VA

Belmont Bay

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - Low $600ks
  • 155 Homes (1 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2007 - Present
  • No Reviews

Regency at Belmont

For Sale
  • High $800ks - High $900ks
  • 145 Homes (1 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2021 - Present
  • No Reviews
Gatherings at Wellington - Manassass, VA

Gatherings at Wellington

For Sale
  • Mid $300ks - Low $400ks
  • 135 Homes (1 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2011 - 2016
  • 2 reviews
Vistas at Lansdowne, VA

Vistas at Lansdowne

For Sale
  • Low $800ks - Mid $800ks
  • 120 Homes (1 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2015 - 2020
  • No Reviews
Lexington 7 - Ashburn, VA

Lexington 7

For Sale
  • High $700ks - High $800ks
  • 113 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2017 - 2020
  • No Reviews
Suffield Meadows - Warrenton, VA

Suffield Meadows

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - High $400ks
  • 112 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2005 - 2011
  • 1 reviews
Saintsbury Plaza - Fairfax, VA

Saintsbury Plaza

For Sale
  • Mid $300ks - High $400ks
  • 111 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2005 - 2006
  • No Reviews
Four Seasons at Vint Hill - Warrenton, VA

Four Seasons at Vint Hill

For Sale
  • High $500ks - Low $600ks
  • 100 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2004 - 2006
  • 1 reviews
HiddenBrooke - West Springfield, VA

HiddenBrooke

For Sale
  • Mid $500ks - Mid $600ks
  • 91 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2004 - 2005
  • No Reviews
Four Seasons at Ashburn Village VA

Four Seasons at Ashburn Village

For Sale
  • Mid $400ks - High $400ks
  • 80 Homes (1 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2005 - 2005
  • 4 reviews
The Villages at Broadlands - Ashburn, VA

The Villages at Broadlands

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - High $400ks
  • 78 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2013 - Present
  • No Reviews
Cadence at Lansdowne - Lansdowne, VA

Cadence at Lansdowne

For Sale
  • Low $600ks
  • 74 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2020 - 2024
  • 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
Call Us: (800) 928-2055

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