Washington 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

Washington was named after the first president, George Washington and is the third most densely inhabited state in the Western United States. Most people don't think of Washington when considering retirement, however, it is a great state to live in if you love outdoor activities and stunning scenery. It is becoming a popular place for active adults because of its natural beauty, easily accessed urban areas and variety of entertainment options. Washington is home to several amazing 55+ active adult and retirement communities.

Washington was named after the first president, George Washington and is the third most densely inhabited state in the Western United States. Most people don't think of Washington when considering retirement, however, it is a great state to live in if you love outdoor activities and stunning scenery. It is becoming a popular place for active adults because of its natural beauty, easily accessed urban areas and variety of entertainment options. Washington is home to several amazing 55+ active adult and retirement communities.

Washington State Climate & Geography

Washington is the most northwestern state in the continental United States and is bordered by Canada, Oregon, Idaho and the Pacific Ocean. Its topographies range from glacier-covered mountains to broad, sea level lowlands. The region is divided up into the Coast Range, Puget Sound Basin, Cascade Range, Columbia Plateau and Rocky Mountains.

The climate varies considerably between the eastern and western areas of the state due to the Cascade Mountains. West of the mountains, summers are mild and humid and winters are milder. While east of the mountains they have warm summers and cold winters. Cloud overcast, fog and drizzle are fairly common in the western region. Washington is also one of the rainiest states.

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment in Washington State

Washington is rich with trees making it a leading producer of cedar, white pine, spruce, and larch. The state is ranked first for apples, lentils, hops, pears, red raspberries, sweet cherries and more. Its location is ideal for land, sea and air transportation to Alaska and Asian countries across the Pacific Ocean. The state is also a leading producer of jet aircrafts and missiles. Washington also plays a huge role in livestock, livestock production, chemicals, machinery, metals, transportation equipment and food processing.

Many active adults and retirees are drawn to Washington for its picturesque beauty. The state is perfect for outdoor recreation such as hiking, skiing, fishing, whale watching, and kayaking. Popular attractions include Mount Rainier National Park, Olympic National Park, North Cascades National Park, Fort Vancouver and Whitman Mission. There are several apple and cherry orchards throughout the state as well.

Washington has a lot of cultural and historical sites. Some of these include the Seattle Space Needle, Tillicum Village, Pike Place Market, and the North Cascades Scenic Highway. Popular cities include Seattle, Spokane and Tacoma. Active adults never get bored with the wide variety of recreational opportunities.

Washington State Cost of Living & Taxes

Washington is one of seven states that doesn't charge a personal income tax. The state also does not impose a corporate income tax or franchise tax. However, the sales tax and cost of living is higher than the US average. The sales tax ranges from 7 to 9.5 percent depending on location. Property tax is about average in Washington and the state law requires the county appraisers to evaluate all property at 100 percent of its true and fair market value. Many retirees appreciate the fact that there is also a property tax exemption for those whose household income is $35,000 or less.

Healthcare in State of Washington

According to a yearly survey that takes into account general measures of health including smoking, crime, air pollution, and spending on public health, Washington ranks number eleven in the country. Washington is home to 98 hospitals with one of them nationally ranked. Fourteen other hospitals met criteria for strong performance within the state. Active adults and retirees love that they are close to top-notch medical facilities. Washington provides a large amount of unreimbursed care to low-income populations, with over $300 million in charity care a year.


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19 communities near Washington

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Jubilee

For Sale
  • High $400ks - Mid $900ks
  • 1120 Homes (12 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2004 - Present
  • 7 reviews

Trilogy® at Tehaleh®

For Sale
  • Low $600ks - High $800ks
  • 500 Homes (6 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2012 - Present
  • 3 reviews

Trilogy at Redmond Ridge

For Sale
  • High $1Ms - High $1Ms
  • 1574 Homes (3 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2001 - 2014
  • 1 reviews

Providence Point

For Sale
  • High $300ks - Low $1Ms
  • 1008 Homes (14 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1984 - 2004
  • No Reviews

Woodside

For Sale
  • High $500ks - High $700ks
  • 142 Homes (1 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2017 - 2018
  • No Reviews

Fairway Village

For Sale
  • High $400ks - Low $600ks
  • 824 Homes (1 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1979 - 1996
  • 2 reviews

Ovation at Oak Tree

For Sale
  • High $500ks - Mid $700ks
  • 750 Homes (3 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2017 - Present
  • 2 reviews

Cascara at the Villages

For Sale
  • Mid $400ks - High $600ks
  • 122 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2009 - 2011
  • No Reviews

AutumnWood at Brooktree

For Sale
  • High $400ks - Low $600ks
  • 128 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2007 - 2022
  • No Reviews

Glen Acres Condominiums

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - Low $400ks
  • 225 Homes (7 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1966 - 1980
  • No Reviews

Verterra at Tehaleh

For Sale
  • High $600ks - High $800ks
  • 485 Homes (4 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2022 - Present
  • No Reviews

Regency at Ten Trails

For Sale
  • Mid $600ks - Mid $900ks
  • 403 Homes (13 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2021 - Present
  • No Reviews

Majestic View Estates

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - Low $500ks
  • 171 Homes (2 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1997 - 2019
  • No Reviews

Whipple Creek Village

For Sale
  • High $400ks - Mid $500ks
  • 141 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2018 - 2020
  • No Reviews

Woods Point

For Sale
  • Mid $500ks - High $700ks
  • 76 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2020 - Present
  • No Reviews

Olympic Terrace II

For Sale
  • Low $500ks - High $600ks
  • 75 Homes (1 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2007 - Present
  • No Reviews

Meadowridge at Maple Centre

For Sale
  • Mid $600ks - High $700ks
  • 49 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • No Reviews

Pinnacle at Stonehill

For Sale
  • High $300ks - Low $800ks
  • 45 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2018 - Present
  • No Reviews

Tammaron at Lake Sawyer

For Sale
  • Mid $600ks
  • 34 Homes (3 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2021 - 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
Call Us: (800) 928-2055

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