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55+ Communities

55+ communities are popular among retirees looking for real estate. They have the advantage of attracting like-minded people that enjoy activities such as golf, pickleball, and those that appeal to active adults. Many are built near healthcare facilities, shopping centers, and daily conveniences for quick access. With low-maintenance homes and lawn maintenance often included in HOA fees, these active retirement communities allow you to spend more time doing activities that you enjoy.

Not all 55 and older communities have the same rules regarding age restrictions. Some allow a specific proportion of people under the age of 55 to live within their gates. So, if you have a spouse in a different age bracket, you can still qualify to live in a 55 plus community.

Over 55 communities have a range of housing options including condominiums, townhomes, single-family homes, and more. Location is not limited to the typical retirement destinations in the Southeast. There are options in every region of the United States, from mountains and deserts, to lakes and coastal areas. Browse these 55+ active adult communities to find your perfect place to retire.

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Riverlights

Wilmington, North Carolina 55+ Community
Wilmington, North Carolina

Wilmington, NC’s newest coastal community is set along the Cape Fear River and is located less than 5 miles from historic downtown Wilmington and 12 miles from area beaches. The community features a 38-acre fresh water lake for non-motorized boats, miles of multi-use trails with a waterfront boardwalk, 8+ parks and open spaces, public day docks, a separate 55+ active adult community with private amenities, and Marina Village that will include local flavors. New townhomes priced from the low $300,000s to the mid $400,000s; New homes priced from the mid $200,000s to the low $600,000s. Read More...


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The Walk at East Village

Clayton, North Carolina 55+ Community
Clayton, North Carolina

The Walk at East Village is a 55+ active adult community in the small Southern town of Clayton, North Carolina. Amenities include clubhouse, swimming pool, fitness center, demonstration kitchen, sports lounge, arts & crafts room, and much more. Outdoor recreational amenities include walking & biking trails, community gardens, a dog park, pickleball courts, a putting green, and a bocce ball court. The community hosts year-round activities, such as lifelong learning programs, cooking demonstrations, and parties. Homes priced from $265,000 to $312,000. Read More...

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Trilogy® Lake Norman

Denver, North Carolina 55+ Community
Denver, North Carolina

Trilogy® Lake Norman is a new gated and master-planned 55+ retirement community about half an hour northwest of downtown Charlotte. The community will combine resort-like social and recreational amenities with a selection of new homes for sale near Lake Norman and Interstate 77. Homes priced from the $270,000s to the $550,000s. Read More...

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Amblebrook Gettysburg

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 55+ Community
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

This 55+ community in Adams County, Pennsylvania offers a farm-to-table lifestyle and single-story new homes designed for active adults. Amenities include a town center, clubhouse, fitness center, swimming pools, tennis & pickleball, bocce ball, lakes & fishing streams, community gardens, and more. Historic Gettysburg is minutes away. Homes priced from $300,000 to $500,000. Read More...


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Carolina Orchards by Del Webb

Fort Mill, South Carolina 55+ Community
Fort Mill, South Carolina

A Del Webb active adult community in the Charlotte area, this 55+ retirement community is located three miles south of the North Carolina state line, in the historic town of Fort Mill, SC. Planned amenities include a clubhouse, swimming pool, tennis and pickleball courts, an outdoor pavilion, garden plots, and a dog park. Golf, recreation, shops and dining can be found 5 minutes away. Priced from $258,999 to $375,999. Read More...


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Cresswind Charleston

Summerville, South Carolina 55+ Community
Summerville, South Carolina

This active-lifestyle community just outside of Charleston, SC is designed to meet the needs of active adults, offering a clubhouse, fitness center with classes and nutrition programs, an activities director, walking trails, and resort-style amenities. Several golf courses are located nearby and the community is convenient to Folly Beach and Isle of Palms. Homes are priced from the mid $200,000s to the $400,000s. Read More...

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Latitude Margaritaville Hilton Head

Hardeeville, South Carolina 55+ Community
Hardeeville, South Carolina

This Jimmy Buffett-inspired 55+ community is located in the heart of coastal South Carolina, minutes from Hilton Head Island. The community offers a laid-back lifestyle with resort-style amenities including a clubhouse, resort-style swimming pool, indoor and outdoor dining, fitness center, tennis & pickleball courts, pet spa, and a theater. Savannah, GA and Charleston, SC are within a short drive. Lots priced to $35,000; Courtyard/Patio Villas from $243,990 to $272,490; Homes priced from $293,990 to $362,490. Read More...


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Sun City Hilton Head by Del Webb

Bluffton, South Carolina 55+ Community
Bluffton, South Carolina

The largest 55+ active adult community in South Carolina, Sun City Hilton Head by Del Webb is home to 36 holes of championship golf, three amenity centers, a sports complex, fitness centers, two social halls, parks, community gardens, biking and hiking trails and over 100 clubs and resident community groups. Located 15 miles from Hilton Head Island and Savannah, Georgia, this coastal South Carolina community offers low-maintenance homes priced from the low $200,000s to the mid $300,000s. Read More...

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The Haven at New Riverside

Bluffton, South Carolina 55+ Community
Bluffton, South Carolina

Residents of this Del Webb active adult community located north of Hilton Head Island in Bluffton, South Carolina have easy access to a host of amenities and social clubs centered around the community clubhouse, including a fitness center, zero-entry outdoor swimming pool, hobby and craft studios, walking trails and sports courts for bocce ball, tennis, and pickleball. Single-family homes are priced from $319,900 to $484,484. Read More...


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Kissing Tree

San Marcos, Texas 55+ Community
San Marcos, Texas

This 55+ community features an active adult lifestyle in the retirement hot spot of San Marcos, Texas. Amenities include a semi-private 18-hole golf course, tennis & pickleball courts, hiking & biking trails, and a clubhouse with a biergarten, live entertainment, billiards, a demonstration kitchen, and much more. Lots priced from $0 to $300,000; Homes from $228,500 to $564,990. Read More...

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Sun City Texas

Georgetown, Texas 55+ Community
Georgetown, Texas

Sun City Texas offers adults, 55 and over, endless recreational and social opportunities. Residents enjoy three championship golf courses, two fitness centers with tennis and swimming, plus miles of walking trails and an activity center that offers art studios, a woodshop, a computer lab, and meeting rooms for clubs and classes. The community is just minutes from the culture and excitement of Austin. Homes priced from $230,990 to $388,990. Read More...

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Colonial Heritage

Williamsburg, Virginia 55+ Community
Williamsburg, Virginia

The lifestyle offered by this Williamsburg, Virginia active adult community combines small-town charm and city conveniences with an $18 million amenities package, featuring an Arthur Hills championship golf course. Elegant low-maintenance single-family homes are priced from the low $300,000s to the upper $400,000s. Read More...

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Meadowridge at Maple Centre

Maple Valley, Washington 55+ Community
Maple Valley, Washington

This intimate 55+ active adult community is just 25 miles from Seattle and surrounded by Washington's beautiful parks. Amenities will include a clubhouse, culinary kitchen, outdoor yoga, walking trails, BBQ area, and more. Nearby Lake Wilderness Park offers fishing, hiking, and kayaking. Townhomes priced from $482,900 to $553,900. Read More...


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