Affordable Retirement Communities in Virginia

by Robert Borges on January 31, 2023

There are a lot of factors to consider when deciding where to retire. Things like cost of living, state taxes, climate, landscape, and lifestyle opportunities all come into play. Often listed as one of the best states to retire in, Virginia checks a lot of boxes for retirees. Thanks to its affordability, quality of life, access to healthcare, and more, Virginia has a lot to offer.

For many retirees, the perfect living situation is within a master-planned retirement community. Most are tailored for adults aged 55 and over, and provide an array of amenities, social opportunities, and low-maintenance homes. In this article, we’ll look at a few of the more affordable retirement communities in Virginia.

Colonial Heritage- Williamsburg, VA
Homes from the upper $300,000s

Colonial Heritage Virginia Retirement Community

With a remarkable award-winning amenity package, Colonial Heritage is one of Virginia's premier golf communities for active adults age 55 and better. The affordable retirement community features a spacious clubhouse, a deluxe athletic club, indoor and outdoor pools and a community-oriented activities program giving residents an active social calendar with a year-round schedule of events. Located just minutes outside of Colonial Williamsburg, the community’s single-family homes surround a 170-acre Arthur Hills championship golf course, are low-maintenance, and designed for relaxed single-level living with spacious main-level owner's suites and open floorplans.

Heritage Hunt Golf & Country Club- Gainesville, VA
Condos/homes from the mid $300,00s

Heritage Hunt Virginia Retirement Community

For those looking to retire in Virginia, this 55+ community provides plenty of opportunities to stay active and healthy with an array of resort-style amenities. In addition to the Arthur Hills championship 18-hole golf course, residents have access to two clubhouses, onsite dining, an aquatics and fitness center with indoor and outdoor pools, walking trails, tennis, bocce, pickleball courts, and more. A private country club just 45 minutes from Washington, D.C., retirees and active adults in search of low-maintenance Northern Virginia real estate can choose from homes, condos, and villas in a variety of unique designs and spacious floorplans.

K. Hovnanian’s® Four Seasons at Virginia Crossing- Woodbridge, VA
Homes from the high $300,000s

Four Seasons at Virginia Crossing Virginia Retirement Community

Providing the very best in Virginia retirement living, this community’s list of amenities includes a clubhouse, swimming pool, gazebo, outdoor kitchen, firepit, and bocce courts. Walking and biking trails and open spaces are also carefully woven throughout the community neighborhoods. With a laid-back lifestyle, premium amenities, and a selection of beautiful easy to maintain villas and condominiums in the heart of Prince William County, residents enjoy resort-at-home-living while remaining active and involved in a community of like-minded friends and neighbors.

Regency at Dominion Valley- Haymarket, VA
Condos/homes from the mid $300,000s

Regency at Dominion Valley Virginia Retirement Community

Regency at Dominion Valley in Haymarket, VA, is an award-winning 55+ active adult community just outside Washington, D.C. Anchored by an Arnold Palmer-designed golf course, it offers a 30,000-square-foot clubhouse with dining, fitness, and pools. Outdoor amenities include trails, parks, and sports courts. With a range of homes and condos, residents enjoy a vibrant lifestyle in a gated community with mountain views and affordable low-maintenance living.

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