7 Great Places to Rent an Apartment in Retirement

7 Great Places to Rent an Apartment in Retirement

Carefree, maintenance-free 55+ active adult living.

Has a nice ring to it, right? 

These days, more and more seniors are weighing the pros and cons of renting vs. buying in retirement

And, for good reason, many of them are deciding to pursue rentals in 55+ communities. Increasing in popularity are active senior living apartments—all specially constructed and designed to be their own self-sustaining “neighborhoods.” Here are seven of the top up-and-coming senior apartment home communities where you can enjoy all the spoils and amenities of lifestyle community living without the maintenance and upkeep of home ownership.


Overture Riverwalk- Riverside, CA 

With senior apartments for rent perfectly-situated in the heart of the San Bernardino Valley, this innovative and modern 55+ active adult community was constructed to energize and satisfy—mind, body, and spirit. Several one- and two-bedroom floorplans include designer finishes and high-style fixtures. Situated around the clubhouse for maximum convenience, amenities include a resort-style swimming pool, fitness center, sprawling courtyard, demo kitchen, game room, and much more. 


Overture Buckhead South - Atlanta, GA

If you’re looking for 55+ apartments for rent in a highly-sought after Atlanta neighborhood, your search can begin and end with Overture Buckhead South. One- and two-bedroom designer apartments highlighted by 12,000 square feet of community space that features a demonstration kitchen, great room, library, resident lounge, theater room, all-inclusive fitness center, and pool. All surrounded by peers of like minds and ages in the middle of Atlanta’s best shopping, dining, and entertainment. 


Overture Kierland - Scottsdale, AZ  

Scottsdale has a well-earned reputation for being home to some of the best retirement communities for active adults. If you’re looking to retire to the desert southwest and want all your home maintenance taken care of by friendly staff, these stylish, modern senior living apartments are for you. The perfect blend of relaxation and excitement, residents have access to a unique variety of amenities...lounge under the poolside cabana, enjoy a day at the private spa, head over to the onsite yoga studio, or gather friends for a game of bocce ball and community cookout. It’s all here at Overland Kierland.


Overture Daniel Island - Charleston, SC 

Located minutes from historic Charleston, South Carolina, this 55+ apartment home community serves up the very best of island living. The active adult apartment homes are underscored by elegant design features, and the lavish sprawl of common spaces includes a fitness center, great room, coffee bar & bistro, kitchen, billiards and game room, reading lounge, and private movie theater. There is also a heated outdoor swimming pool and walking trails throughout the lush natural landscape of Daniel Island. All just a stone’s throw from upscale shopping centers, nationally-ranked golf courses, award-winning restaurants, and various waterways for aquatic activities. 


Overture Sugar Land - Sugar Land, TX

Featuring thoughtfully-designed floorplans and a wide variety of amenities, this active adult community is a 2019 winner of the Kingsley Excellence Award for Resident Satisfaction. Located in the vibrant Houston suburb of Sugar Land, Texas, residents of this 55+ apartment home community enjoy luxury living with fully-equipped fitness center, coffee bar & bistro, library, gaming area, private movie theater, hair salon, and swimming pool. Walking trails and fishing lakes are just minutes from the complex, along with daily conveniences such as grocery stores, pharmacies, post office, shops, and restaurants.


Overture Stone Oak - San Antonio, TX

Rentals in 55+ communities don’t get much better than your selection at Overture Stone Oak—right in the middle of culturally-rich San Antonio, Texas. It’s here that resort-style amenities combine with quick access to some of the best healthcare, shopping, dining, and recreation in The Lonestar State. Specifically-designed for 55+ active adults, amenities and common areas include a clubroom, fitness center, internet café, demonstration kitchen, movie theater, billiards & game room, hair salon, and an outdoor dining area. From gardening to yoga classes, there are activities for all interests in this maintenance-free senior apartment community.


Overture Fair Ridge - Fairfax, VA 

Here you’ll find an active adult apartment home community that skews slightly older. Residents must be 62 and above to get into these state-of-the-art senior apartments for rent. Boasting several desirable floor plans with upscale apartment features complemented by impressive community amenities, Overture Fair Ridge is all about comfort, convenience, and keeping you socially active. The nonstop special events onsite include regular happy hours, potlucks, cooking classes, movie nights, day trips, holiday parties, and more.