Most Popular 55+ Communities in Georgia
At PCR, we’re all about connecting active adults with the community that best aligns with your unique essence. If you’re looking to find and settle down in the perfect community—based on climate, taxes, amenities, lifestyle activities, proximity to family, and everything in between—rest assured we know just the place.
Not surprisingly, Georgia is a sought-after destination for retirees and adults seeking a comfortable and fulfilling lifestyle. Here’s a shortlist of this year’s most popular 55+ communities in Georgia.
Located 25 minutes from downtown Atlanta, this 55+ Georgia community features resort-style amenities specifically designed for active seniors. With a focus on fitness, nutrition and relationships, this most popular 55+ Georgia community is all about helping residents live better, longer. At its center is a brand-new 17,000-square-foot community clubhouse complete with fitness center, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, tennis, arts & crafts room, and more. Residents also enjoy easy access to golf courses and nearly 100 miles of golf cart, bike, and walking paths.
When exploring the best Georgia 55+ communities, this magnificent gated community in the metro Atlanta area comes up time and again. With a focus on fitness, nutrition, and relationships, the resort-style amenities and homes were designed with active adults in mind. In addition to boasting the largest private pickleball facility in Georgia, residents enjoy an abundance of outdoor recreation, with miles of walking trails and two lakes for fishing, kayaking, and paddleboarding.
Located in Gainesville (one of the 10 most affordable retirement communities according to AARP Magazine), this is the only 55+ Georgia community directly on Lake Lanier. It’s also Georgia’s best-selling, most-awarded active adult community—and there’s good reason for all the accolades. Cresswind's 40,000-square-foot three-story clubhouse is a haven for 55+ active adults, with indoor and outdoor swimming pools, meeting and activity rooms and a demonstration kitchen. Adjacent to the clubhouse are tennis and pickleball courts, an open-air amphitheater and a community boathouse and marina on Lake Lanier, which is a prime destination for trophy bass fishing.
Surrounded by preserved forests, green space, and a 40+ acre wildlife sanctuary, this popular 55+ Georgia community is immersed in nature. Residents enjoy exploring via nature trails and golf cart paths, growing vegetables in the community garden, and gathering at the outdoor fireplace or deck overlooking the creek. A place where deep connections are formed and a true sense of community is felt, this serene community offers a low-maintenance lifestyle and an abundance of recreational opportunities in a natural, creekside setting just one hour north of Atlanta.
While those are the 55+ Georgia communities that generated the most interest from your peers when searching for their dream homes this year, rest assured it’s just the beginning. Visit PCR for a full listing of The Peach State’s most desirable communities.