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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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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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Del Webb Charleston at Nexton

Summerville, South Carolina 55+ Community
Summerville, South Carolina

Conveniently located 25 miles north of historic downtown Charleston, this 55+ active adult community is set within the award-winning Nexton community. Exclusive Del Webb amenities include a clubhouse, tennis and pickleball courts, fitness centers, swimming pools, and more than 50 miles of walking trails. Myrtle Beach and Hilton Head Island are within a two-hour drive. Homes priced from the mid $200,000s to the mid $300,000s. 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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Tree Tops by Lennar

Lancaster, South Carolina 55+ Community
Lancaster, South Carolina

Designed exclusively for active adults, this 55+ community in Lancaster, South Carolina is located just 30 minutes south of Charlotte, North Carolina. Outdoor enthusiasts and adventure seekers will enjoy fishing and kayaking on the community's 10-acre lake, bird watching at the rookery, and sightseeing on miles of walking trails. Resort-style amenities include a clubhouse with fitness center, swimming pool, tennis and pickleball. Homes priced from $275,000s to the $440,000s. 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 $400,000; Homes from $284,990 to $524,990. 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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Celebrate by Del Webb

Fredericksburg, Virginia 55+ Community
Fredericksburg, Virginia

Celebrate by Del Webb is a gated 55+ retirement community created specifically for active adults, combining a full suite of recreational activities and amenities with a selection of homes and villas that can accommodate one-floor living. Customizable two- to four-bedroom floor plans are priced from $204,990 to $349,990. 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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Heritage Highlands

Lovettsville, Virginia 55+ Community
Lovettsville, Virginia

Located in Lovettsville, Virginia, Heritage Highlands is a charming active adult community designed specifically for adults aged 55 or better. Amenities include a clubhouse with a fitness center and gathering rooms, and outdoor walking trails. Shops, restaurants, golf courses, and healthcare are minutes away. Low maintenance villa-style homes priced in the mid $300s. Read More...


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