Most Popular 55+ Communities in California
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, California 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 California.
This popular Southern California golf community is located about 15 minutes east of Palm Desert in the Coachella Valley. The specially-designed 55 plus community combines more than 800 single-family homes with an extensive suite of amenities, including a clubhouse, sports courts, fitness center, and bistro. Best of all, members have access to Terra Lago's two acclaimed 18-hole golf courses.
Another of California’s most popular 55+ communities near Palm Springs in the Coachella Valley, Trilogy at The Polo Club’s crown jewel is a private, hospitality-staffed Resort Club with dining, fitness, pools, outdoor recreation, and much more (separate membership required). This social hub offers a full daily schedule of events, excursions, and get-togethers. The community is set in a highly sought-after area, with easy access to La Quinta, Palm Desert and all the Desert Cities. Just over 30 minutes from cosmopolitan Palm Springs, Trilogy’s central location means residents never run out of fun things to do.
This 55+ community in California is situated in the Sacramento metropolitan area and offers an active adult lifestyle with private amenities and low-maintenance homes. Situated on a 54-acre site, it includes approximately 493 new homes, a manned gatehouse, and community clubhouse with a variety of social and recreational amenities, including a fitness center, aerobics studio, and catering kitchen with bar area. Within a 15-minute drive are seven different golf courses, including Diamond Oaks and Wood Creek Golf Club.
Located in the East Bay area and offering resort-style amenities and new homes in the scenic Sacramento River Delta, this popular California community is less than 10 minutes from downtown Rio Vista’s shops, restaurants, and farmers markets. Active adults 55 and over enjoy the social and recreational hub, Club Liberty, with its 4.5 acres of amenities including a clubhouse, swimming pool, fitness center, community garden, and bocce ball courts. The community is also home to the Ranch House, Events Barn, and Racquet Center where residents can gather with friends and neighbors around the fire pit, in the art studio, for a game of tennis and pickleball, and so much more!
While those are the 55+ California 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 Golden State’s most desirable communities.