Virginia Beach 55+ Retirement Communities

Virginia Beach is a resort city in Eastern Virginia located right on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. Its proximity to the water and sunny weather have made it an appealing option for retirees. The city is home to miles of beaches and state parks, as well as a thriving downtown shopping district.

Virginia Beach is a resort city in Eastern Virginia located right on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. Its proximity to the water and sunny weather have made it an appealing option for retirees. The city is home to miles of beaches and state parks, as well as a thriving downtown shopping district.

Climate & Geography

Most of Virginia experiences a humid subtropical climate, meaning summers are hot and humid, while winters are mild with almost no snowfall. Rainfall is slightly more than the national average and residents of Virginia Beach can expect over 200 day of sun each year. Virginia Beach is a favorable location for weather on the Atlantic coast because it is too far south to experience the average storms tracks that occur throughout the year, and too far north to experience the hurricane storm tracks. However, winds coming off of the Atlantic Ocean can produce periods of slightly cooler temperatures during the summer months.

Virginia Beach is located in the Mid-Atlantic Coastal Plain, which is mostly low, flat land interspersed with inlets and wetlands. The city is located in between two of the largest estuaries in the world, the Chesapeake Bay and the Albemarle-Pamlico Sounds, and is also right on the estuary for the James River.

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment

Residents looking for outdoor recreation in Virginia Beach have plenty of options. Sandbridge Beach and the famous Virginia Beach are popular destinations for for enjoying the sand and sun, swimming in the ocean, and walking the boardwalks. Within the city, First Landing State Park features hiking trails, canoeing, and more along the shore of the Atlantic. Just south and southwest of the city there are a number of state parks and nature preserves that offer more opportunities for hiking, biking, kayaking, and hunting.

Cost of Living & Taxes

The cost of living in Virginia Beach is higher than both the state and national averages due to the high cost of housing, with the cost of healthcare also contributing at slightly higher than average. Other categories such as utilities and transportation are lower than average.

Healthcare

Virginia Beach is home to three hospitals and medical centers. They are Sentara Princess Anne Hospital, Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital, and Sentara Leigh Hospital, each of which are ranked high performing in at least two procedures or adult specialties by U.S News.

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$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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(800) 928-2055

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