Most Popular 55+ Communities in South Carolina
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, South Carolina 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 South Carolina.
The laid back Jimmy Buffett-inspired lifestyle is on full display in this 55+ community on the South Carolina coast. Just minutes from Hilton Head Island, and a short drive to both Savannah, GA and Charleston, SC, the popular community’s resort-style amenities include a clubhouse, swimming pool, indoor and outdoor dining, fitness center, tennis & pickleball courts, pet spa, and a theater. With the island-style homes and vibrant architectural stylings throughout this community, you’ll feel like you’ve retired and gone to the tropics.
Not only is this one among the most popular 55+ communities in South Carolina, it’s also the largest 55+ active adult community in the state, period. Home to 36 holes of championship golf and a full-time lifestyle director to coordinate special events and activities, residents of this expansive South Carolina community also have access to 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.
This 55+ retirement community is located three miles south of the North Carolina state line, in the historic town of Fort Mill, South Carolina, where residents enjoy low South Carolina taxes and a small-town lifestyle. Amenities include a clubhouse, swimming pool, tennis and pickleball courts, an outdoor pavilion, community gardens, and a dog park. Year-round activities and events in this popular South Carolina community allow residents to stay socially, physically, and intellectually active.
Just north of Hilton Head Island, here’s a South Carolina 55+ community that promotes an active lifestyle. Centered around the community’s amenity center that includes a clubhouse, lounge, fitness center, art rooms and meeting rooms--with outdoor amenities that include a zero-entry outdoor pool, bocce ball, pickleball, tennis courts, and walking trails. It’s all topped off with year-round organized social events keeping residents engaged and fulfilled in what is among the most popular communities in South Carolina.
While those are the 55+ South Carolina 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 Palmetto State’s most desirable communities.