Exploring Shea Homes® 55-Plus Communities in California

Exploring Shea Homes® 55-Plus Communities in California

Having constructed more than 100,000 homes since its founding in 1968, Shea Homes is among the nation’s largest private homebuilders. Recognized as an industry leader with a reputation for design, quality, and customer service, Shea Homes builds new residential real estate in 10 states throughout the country, coast to coast.

What Are Shea Homes Trilogy communities?

In 1999, Shea Homes introduced its Trilogy® division—a series of master-planned high-end retirement resort communities geared toward 55+ active adults. The architecturally superior product design and amenities within these communities reflect the changing needs of the baby boom generation, including business services, world-class clubs, state-of-the-art fitness facilities, and a diverse range of recreation and education opportunities.

Shea Homes currently has 14 Trilogy 55-plus and resort lifestyle communities across Arizona, California, Washington, Nevada, North Carolina, Virginia, and Florida.

In this brief article, we’ll explore several of the Shea Homes Trilogy communities in California.

Trilogy® at Monarch Dunes- Nipomo, CA
Homes: $800,000 - $1,000,000

Trilogy Monarch Dunes California Shea Homes Community
Named one of PCR’s “Top Communities of 2022,” Trilogy® at Monarch Dunes is perfectly situated in the heart of California’s Central Coast wine country in San Luis Obispo County. Three hours north of Los Angeles and just 15 minutes from the beach, this California golf community features eight Shea Homes models with floor plans ranging from 1,776 to 3,487 square feet. Residents have access to two links-style golf courses and an elegant 31,000-square-foot clubhouse with bocce ball, pickleball, tennis, fitness facilities, a resort pool, spa, clubhouse dining and other amenities.

Trilogy® at The Polo Club- Indio, CA
Homes: $350,000 - $550,000

Trilogy at The Polo Club California Shea Homes Community
Another of PCR’s 2022 Top Communities, this active lifestyle resort and retirement community near Palm Springs is one of the Coachella Valley’s most ideal all-ages and 55+ resort communities. The Shea Homes in this California Trilogy community range from 1,294 to 2,549 square feet and feature a unique modern style, indoor/outdoor living spaces, and open floorplans. With a full daily schedule of events and excursions, The Polo Club brings residents together through its private, hospitality-staffed resort club that features dining, fitness, pools, outdoor recreation, and much more.

Trilogy® at The Vineyards- Brentwood, CA
Homes: $1,100,000+

Trilogy at The Vineyards California Shea Homes Community
Homebuyers in this Northern California 55+ community can choose from a portfolio of two- and three-bedroom home designs ranging from approximately 1520 - 2615 square feet, with the Shea Solar energy package that generates clean, renewable energy that saves money and dramatically offsets homes' consumption based on average electricity usage. Offering the best of Trilogy active adult-oriented benefits, amenities include tennis and fitness facilities, indoor and outdoor resort pools, dining and event spaces and a full-service day spa, with preferred pricing at the adjacent Golf Club at Brentwood. All set against a backdrop with sweeping views of Mount Diablo amid the scenic hills of Contra Costa County.

Trilogy® Bickford- Lincoln, CA
Prices Coming Soon

Trilogy Bickford California Shea Homes Community
Like all Trilogy 55+ communities, the centerpiece of this new Northern California community will be its sprawling clubhouse—a social hub for residents with resort-style amenities that include a swimming pool, fitness center, pickleball courts, coffee shop, culinary studio, and lounge areas. Situated 24 miles northeast of Sacramento in the Sierra Nevada foothills, residents have quick access to Lake Tahoe, Napa Valley, and San Francisco, as well as proximity to lakes and mountains for skiing, fishing, and water sports. Trilogy Bickford features some of Shea Homes’ latest floorplans with open concepts and contemporary designs to maximize the perfect balance of indoor-outdoor living.


Interested in exploring more active adult communities by Shea Homes? PCR spotlights dozens of Trilogy communities throughout the country