Popular 55+ Virginia Communities without Golf

by Robert Borges on February 8, 2022

Active adult retirees in Virginia don’t have to be golfers to find a 55+ community with plenty of fun and social activities to keep them busy. In fact, many prefer Virginia retirement not for the golf, but for the arts, culture, historical significance, and tax friendliness.

There are many great master-planned communities in Virginia without golf. Here, we’ll take a look at five that feature world-class amenities, affordable real estate, and surrounding areas with year-round recreational opportunities.

K. Hovnanian’s® Four Seasons at Charlottesville- Ruckersville, VA

Four Seasons at Charlottesville VA community

An amenity-rich community designed to keep adults 55 and over engaged and social, Four Seasons at Charlottesville gives members access to a 23,000 square foot clubhouse with a ballroom, café, catering kitchen, library, and game rooms for a variety of planned activities, club meetings, happy hours, and more. Also included among the exclusive amenities are an indoor swimming pool, fitness center and workout room for yoga and aerobics. Just outside the community are public and private golf courses, walking trails, Shenandoah National Park, and seven acres of freshwater at Lake Rucker.

The Settlement at Powhatan Creek- Williamsburg, VA

Settlement at Powhatan Creek VA community

While golf is available at nearby Williamsburg National, this 55+ gated Virginia community has no golf course—instead offering amenities revolving around a luxurious clubhouse. The Resident’s Club features sections for both fitness and social activities with indoor and outdoor pools, a ballroom, billiards room, and a comfortable meeting area for relaxing and socializing. The area is steeped in history, offering a multitude of cultural activities, including Colonial Williamsburg, Governor’s Palace, George Wythe House, and more.

Birchwood at Brambleton- Ashburn, VA

Birchwood at Brambleton VA community

Birchwood at Brambleton is a haven for active adults 55+ in Virginia's Loudoun County. This award-winning community boasts scenic trails, ponds, and open spaces alongside a vibrant town center with shops, restaurants, and entertainment. A non-golf Virginia community, residents enjoy exclusive amenities like a clubhouse, fitness center, pools, gardens, and courts, all designed for low-maintenance living in stylish single-family homes or condos.

Hiatt Pointe at Snowden Bridge- Stephenson, VA

Hiatt Point at Snowden Bridge Virginia community

Nestled in Virginia's scenic Shenandoah Valley, Hiatt Pointe at Snowden Bridge new Virginia community without golf that caters to active adult. The age-restricted gated community offers a relaxed lifestyle with resort-style amenities like a clubhouse, pool, yoga studio, and pickleball courts. Residents enjoy low-maintenance homes with modern features and easy access to outdoor adventures and charming towns like historic Winchester. There are even several championship golf courses within proximity for those who love to hit the links but prefer not live in a golf community.