Popular 55+ Virginia Communities without Golf

Popular 55+ Virginia Communities without Golf

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

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.

Carter’s Mill by Del Webb- Haymarket, VA

This Northern Virginia community without golf revolves around a 14,000-square-foot clubhouse with fitness center and yoga studio, indoor/outdoor swimming pools, walking and biking trails, pickleball, bocce ball, and three pocket parks. A full-time lifestyle director coordinates year-round activities, events, and hobby clubs for a wide range of interests. Ideally located in the Haymarket area, residents have quick access to surrounding golf courses, historical sites, and state parks.

The Groves at New Kent- New Kent, VA

Located in the heart of New Kent County between Williamsburg and Richmond, this Virginia lifestyle community offers energy-efficient one-level living with no yard maintenance and an extensive list of amenities for active adults and retirees. Aside from the spacious clubhouse, fitness center, swimming pool, and pickleball courts, homeowners in this non-golf Virginia community have access to the renowned New Kent Vineyards Winery where they can stock their wine racks and cellars with fine local vintages.

The Settlement at Powhatan Creek- Williamsburg, VA

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.

The Chamberlin- Hampton, VA

This senior living community is 30 minutes from Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia Beach, and Norfolk, and an hour and a half from the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Seniors and retirees looking for independent living in a Virginia community without golf are right at home in the spacious apartments of the Chamberlain. The amenities designed to keep 55+ residents active and engaged include biking and walking trails, dog park, croquet, vegetable-, flower-, and butterfly gardens. In addition, a solarium provides sweeping views, and the 20,000-square-foot clubhouse features a piano bar and billiards/game room.